Category Archives: Blog

July Paper Club

July Paper Club Selection

Welcome to the July Paper Club! ┬áThis month I’m offering a cheerful collection of papers from my stash that includes Read More →

Choosing The Right Pen for Handmade Paper

Best journaling pens for handmade paper

In many of the handmade books I create, I use my stash of textured handmade paper for the signatures (pages) Read More →

Garden Book

Garden Book 1

I recently completed a project for an Interweave publication called Handmade Books Cover to Cover┬áthat includes eleven bookmaking projects plus Read More →

June Paper Club

Sorry June Paper Club has already sold out. Please stay tuned for July’s selection! Welcome to the June Paper Club. Read More →

Accordion Book with Signatures

Accordion Book

The accordion is one of the simplest but most elegant book forms, and it’s one I return to time and Read More →

Book & Magazine Giveaway

Contest has now closed – thanks to all those who entered. Congratulations to Lana! As many of you know, my Read More →

How to Create Perfect Book Covers Every Time

Handmade Book Cover

When I first started creating books, making neat and well finished covers was a challenge. I got better with a Read More →

May Paper Club

** May Paper Club is closed ** Welcome to the May Paper Club. I’m offering a lovely collection of warm Read More →

Notebooks Tutorial

Set of 3 notebooks

I created a tutorial to make this set of three notebooks with handmade paper covers. They would make a really Read More →

Poems & Quotes for Your Handmade Books

April is National Poetry Month, so I thought I’d share some quotes from my favorite poems that I’ve included in Read More →