Author Archives: Ali Manning

November Paper Club

November Paper Club | Vintage Page Designs

Another month has whizzed by and November’s Paper Club is here. Instead of a preview video, I made a mini Read More →

News: New Online Classroom

Triangle Stab Binding Book | Vintage Page Designs

I have some exciting news to share today – I finally launched my online school: Crafting Handmade Books. There’s still Read More →

Art Retreat

Art Retreat Photos | Vintage Page Designs

I recently had the pleasure of spending 4 days with Colleen Attara in her beautiful cottage studio on a farm Read More →

Art Journal Pages

Black and White Art Journal Pages | Vintage Page Designs

I made a fabric book a few weeks ago and now I’m sharing the book’s pages. It’s a simple one Read More →

October Paper Club

October Handmade Paper Club | Vintage Page Designs

Doesn’t a month seem to go by really fast at this time of year? I think it’s because we’re all Read More →

Hand Sewn Fabric Book

Hand stitched fabric journal | vintage page designs

This weekend I needed a handmade book project to work on but wasn’t able to work in my studio. So Read More →

Art Journal Pages: Some Favorite Techniques

I share lots of handmade books on my blog and in my social media feeds, but I don’t often share Read More →

September Paper Club

Fall Japanese Stab Binding Book

The summer has whizzed by and now September is here with all its back-to-school and Fall activities. For this month’s Read More →

Old Projects & Good Memories

Squash Book

I’ve been cleaning up my studio trying to get organized for the Fall season and I found some of the Read More →

Accordion Concertina Journal Tutorial


In this latest project video I show you how to create a simple journal that will expand as you fill Read More →