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Journaling Ideas – 5 Ways to Fill Your Handmade Journals in April

Stockholm Doorway 3

This is month two of my new blog feature giving you journaling ideas. I want to inspire you to create Read More →

Folded Book Challenge – April

Diagonal Pocket by Jane Nieman | Vintage Page Designs

We have a year-long challenge taking place in my Facebook Group, Crafting Handmade Books, to create some of the structures Read More →

April Paper Club

White handmade paper

And now for something different….an all white Paper Club. Yep, you heard me right! I love making books using the Read More →

Little Leather Journal Tutorial

Triple Chain Leather Journal | Vintage Page Designs

As I promised in my last blog post, here’s a leather journal tutorial. It’s based on a stitch from Keith Read More →

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


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