It was great fun to chat during this interview with Joanne Sharpe today on my Facebook Live. Joanne is a watercolor and lettering artist from Rochester, New York who started her professional career as a K-12 art educator and went on to become a sought-after retreat teacher and published author. In our interview Joanne shares […]
This week’s Facebook live went a little pear shaped because we had issues with slow internet, so I re-recorded the tutorial of the project, named Easiest Book Ever. It’s a great way to showcase quotes and poetry, which ties into this month’s theme challenge which is Poetry. Here are some of the links mentioned in […]
Each month on the Vintage Page Designs blog we have a theme challenge. This month we are creating books relating to POETRY. Let your imagination go wild – there are no rules except that it needs to be a book. Please share your books with our community in one or more of these places: To […]
Last year I was asked to bind one of Uppercase Magazine’s special edition books, Quilted. The book is a real feast for the eyes – it contains interviews with and profiles of modern quilters and is filled with amazing quilting inspiration. Even if you’re not a quilter, the colors and textures leap off the page […]
Each month on the Vintage Page Designs blog we have a theme challenge. This month we are creating books relating to tea. This can be a tea cup shaped book, a book with tea bag pages, an artist book about tea. Let your imagination go wild – there are no rules except that it needs […]
We had so much fun last October with our 5-Day Challenge, that we are hosting another one next month, March 8-12th. When it comes to creating handmade books, the most common struggle is not knowing where to start. This 5-day challenge will walk you step-by-step through your first project. You will learn about the basic […]
The challenge for January in our free Facebook group, Crafting Handmade Books and the Handmade Book Club was Transparent. Here’s a selection of the many amazing entries that we had: Are you going to take part in February’s Wood challenge? Post in the Facebook group and you might be featured on the blog!
I’m excited to announce my participation in The Bookmaker Collective: a group of six book artists dedicated to spreading the bookmaking love. Discover new book making techniques or reimagine old ones as you create and construct artisan books from start to finish during six live workshop sessions. All of the workshops will be presented live […]