Author Archives: Ali Manning

Tips for Making Leather Journals

Set of Leather Journals | Vintage Page Designs

I love to make leather journals, especially those with decorative stitches on the spine. I’ve taught several leather classes in Read More →

March Journal Prompts

I’m starting a new monthly feature to give you ideas for¬†writing or creating visual journal entries. ¬†Many of my blog Read More →

March Folded Book Challenge

Flag Book Carole McNamee

In the Facebook Group, Crafting Handmade Books, we launched a year-long monthly challenge to create some of the structures in Read More →

Happy Birthday Paper Club

March Handmade Paper Club | Vintage Page Designs

Guess what? Handmade Paper Club is one year old today! It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since Read More →

Altered Book Pages

Altered Book | Vintage Page Designs Manning

I posted a fabric covered book several weeks ago and promised to share the inside pages. It’s almost finished – Read More →

Reader’s Books: Barbara Laws

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I am delighted to share with you today the work of book artist Barbara Boswell Laws. During her 44+ year Read More →

February Paper Club

February Paper Club

Thanks for understanding the delay in this month’s Paper Club – I appreciate all your kind responses! And another apology Read More →

Fabric Covered Altered Book

Fabric Covered Altered Book Ali Manning

Today I’m sharing an altered book I created late last year. What’s different about this book is its fabric cover. Read More →

February Folded Book Challenge

The Art of the Fold

In the Facebook Group, Crafting Handmade Books, we launched a year-long monthly challenge to create some of the structures in Read More →

February Paper Club Delay

February Paper Club will be released on Friday, February 8th at midnight.