Category Archives: Blog

Open Studio Time

Monthly Open Studio

In order to serve my local customers, I’m offering Drop-In Open Studio time once a month on the following dates Read More →

My Favorite Papers For Creating Handmade Books

10 Favorite Papers

A couple of years ago I compiled a list of the papers I use most frequently to make handmade books. Read More →

Mixed Media Journal Class

Mixed media journal class

I’ve just announced my summer class schedule for 2019, and there’s a class I’m particularly excited about, the Mixed Media Read More →

May Paper Club

May Paper Club

Welcome to May’s Paper Club! I’ve chosen some pretty papers in shades of blue and silver this month so you Read More →

Instagram Books Arts Inspiration II

Instagram Book Arts Inspiration

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

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 →