Happy Letterpress Appreciation Day!

Today is Letterpress Appreciation Day, another one of those awesome holidays during which we're not likely to be getting a day off from work. The date of September 18th (9-18) was chosen for good reason - the standard height of wood and metal type is 0.918 inches. Quite nifty. So how am I
18 Sep 2017 Read more

MUSUBU: Tokyo: California: Urawa

I recently found out via the Book Arts Listserv (thanks to Jody Alexander) that there's a collaborative book arts exhibit involving the San Francisco Bay Area and Tokyo. The exhibit will be at the Urawa Art Museum, Urawa-ku, Saitama, Japan and runs from September 12 -24, 2017. The exhibit will eventually
1 Sep 2017 Read more

Upcoming classes at Studio Place Arts

In the chaos that is new motherhood, I have somehow managed to schedule two bookbinding classes at Studio Place Arts in Barre, VT. Many thanks to my husband for taking on Anna while I teach.Here's the scoop:The Paste Paper Photo AlbumDates: Saturdays, September 23 & 30, 2017Hours: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00
29 Aug 2017 Read more

Happy National Book Lovers Day!

When I dressed Anna in this outfit today, I had no idea that it was National Book Lovers Day. What a lovely coincidence!That outfit was the first onesie that Anna wore out of the hospital - it was much bigger on her then, as you can see in this post. I'll
9 Aug 2017 Read more

Book Arts exhibits Perfect Storm

For three days in late July, there will be a perfect storm of book arts exhibits in Vermont. This sweet spot will take place from July 28 -30, 2017.I'm so proud of the amount of creative talent we have in our jewel of a state. And the fact that there's enough
24 Jul 2017 Read more

Introducing Anna…the future lover of all things bookish!

You may have noticed that I've been rather quiet as of late and there's a good reason for that. On May 30th, my husband, Wiggum, and I welcomed a baby girl into our family, Anna Laurel Campbell!She was considerate enough to wait to be born until after Open Studio Weekend and I
20 Jul 2017 Read more

Worktable Wednesday

Wow. I have not done one of these Worktable Wednesday posts in quite a while! I wish I had some work in progress to show you, but my table has been used for a different reason lately.The Focus on Book Arts conference is a month away. My original session of Three
24 May 2017 Read more

Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio Weekend

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio WeekendIt's time for my biannual rundown of the book artists participating in Vermont Open Studio Weekend (May 27 & 28). Some of these talented folks are also members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont (B.A.G.), an organization of which I am a member.I
23 May 2017 Read more

Happy National Notebook Day!

That's right folks, today marks the second annual National Notebook Day. This event takes place on the third Thursday of May each year.I love blank books - there's such a world of possibility that lives within those pages. I believe that books are a great vehicle for telling your story, whether with words, images,
18 May 2017 Read more

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