Author Archives: Ali Manning

Reader’s Books: Catherine Ednie

catherine Ednie Tacket Binding

Last month Catherine Ednie shared an awesome book in my Crafting Handmade Books Facebook group and I asked her permission Read More →

January Paper Club


It’s hard to believe a new year stretches ahead of us with lots of new possibilities and challenges. As it’s Read More →

Paper Club – If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

As I said in my previous post, the Monthly Paper Club I introduced in 2018 was an unexpected success but Read More →

2018, A Year in Review


As the end of the year approaches and we start making plans for the new year, I think it’s helpful Read More →

Instagram Books Arts Inspiration

Instagram Book Arts Inspiration

I find Instagram a rich source of inspiration and ideas, so today┬áI’m sharing some wonderful projects that I discovered there Read More →

Stocking Stuffer Notebook Tutorial

DIY Stocking Stuffer Notebook Tutorial | Vintage Page Designs

Today I’m sharing a quick and easy diy notebook or journal that would make a great stocking stuffer. I used Read More →

December Paper Club

December Handmade Paper club

Another month has whizzed by and it’s time for another Paper Club. This month is a floral affair with a Read More →

Paper Club Survey

As we approach the end of the year, I’m planning to make some changes to the monthly Handmade Paper Club. Read More →

10 Tips for Measuring and Cutting Book Board

Measuring and Cutting Book Board | Vintage Page Designs

  Measuring and cutting book board for handmade books can be challenging when you’re first starting out, especially if you Read More →

Altered Book Pages

Altered Book | Ali Manning

I want to share with you some pages from my latest altered book that I created while on a retreat Read More →