Worktable Wednesday

Unfortunately, I’ve been sick for several days and I didn’t get into the studio today. Meh.

Worktable of bookbinder Elissa Campbell

It might be neglected, but at least it's clean.

While sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office this afternoon (oh joy), I researched the winning suggestions for this week’s Book Arts Improv. I am rather embarrassed to admit that prior to this challenge, the most knowledge I had about any of the three suggestions involved the Thong Song.

I haven’t started on anything tangible yet, but I will say this:

  • It will be another miniature book.
  • I’m about 95% sure that it will be a flag book (I’ll explain why later on).
  • I’m about 75% sure that I’ll be carving my own stamps again.
  • I don’t think I’ll be writing a story for this one – it’s more conceptual.
  • I’m trying to resist the urge to make it pink.

I want to avoid the complicated design of last week’s book and I think that the flag book format will help me accomplish that.

Stay tuned for the big reveal on Saturday!

So what do you think? I'd love to know!

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