Author Archives: Ali Manning

Holiday Journal

handmade christmas scrapbook

Here’s a peek at this year’s holiday journal.  It’s a super simple binder ring construction that measures 6″ x 9″.  Read More →

Instagram Holiday Tree

Holiday Tree Instagram

We put our little Christmas tree up this weekend.  And I played with Instagram on my early Christmas present to Read More →

Friday Favorites: Vintage Book Lover’s Gift Guide

I’ve recently come across some adorable gifts for my fellow vintage book lovers – enjoy!   Beautiful photographic print from Read More →

Double Dip Travel Journal

I was cleaning out the spare bedroom last week and came across an old travel journal from 2005 documenting a Read More →

Halloween Stab Bound Book

I tried another book binding method figuring that it didn’t look too challenging – Japanese Stab Binding.  Boy was I Read More →

Postcard Journal

A few weeks ago I posted a vintage postcard album I made with a binding called single sheet sewing using Read More →

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 →