Author Archives: Ali Manning

Coptic Binding

Happy weekend!  I’ve been wanting to learn how to create books using the coptic binding method for ages.  A local Read More →

Book Binding – Pamphlet Stitched Notebooks

I have a show next weekend, The Village Arts and Music Project organized by 3 Rivers Arts based here in Read More →

Flea Market Finds

My daughter and I headed to the flea market this weekend.  I love that I have a 12 year old Read More →

Mini Valentine Journal

Vintage Valentine Mini Journal 1

I created this mini Valentine art journal a while ago for a class I offered at a local community education Read More →

Mixed Media Tag Collage

Mixed Media Tag Collage

I created a bunch of mixed media tags this week and decided to mount them onto a canvas to make Read More →

Fall Card

Rubber stamped fall card vintage book

Just a quick post today…. I fell in love with the colors for this week’s Playdate Cafe challenge: Rust, Storm Read More →

Halloween Party Favor Tutorial

Halloween Party Favor Using Vintage Book Pages

Good morning! I have a Halloween party favor tutorial for you today. Finish favor with ribbon, trim and a tag. Read More →

Halloween Tag

Rubber stamped Halloween Tag with vintage book page

It’s challenge day over at Gingersnap Creations and this month’s supply challenge is alcohol inks. I made this little number Read More →

Halloween Card with Old Book Page

Halloween Card with old gothic text

I’ve been away all weekend in Vermont scouring antique stores for vintage paper goodies 🙂 And man, did I get Read More →

Edgar Allen Poe Mixed Media Postcard

Edgar Allen Poe Postcard Collage

Happy October! Edgar Alan Poe is the theme on Gingersnaps this month and I created this collage to kick it Read More →