How things are…

I have rewritten this blog post so many times. Things are totally weird right now and at times it's hard to stay positive. It's mind-boggling how rapidly the world is changing due to the coronavirus.I hope that you and those you love are safe and sound. Take care of yourselves
19 Mar 2020 Read more

A Bookbinder’s Black Friday

Welcome to my 9th annual roundup of bookbinding-related Black Friday (and some beyond that) deals!I did all of my damage during the Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Seminar last month, so there will be no shopping for me. I also have a craft show this weekend and if
28 Nov 2019 Read more

The Paper Year: Instagram Post Round-up

I hope you’ve enjoyed my journey through The Paper Year: A 2020 Creative Project Planner. I really enjoyed working on each project and playing around with papers that weren't familiar to me.If you're on the fence about getting one, consider this - it allows you to explore many different paper
25 Nov 2019 Read more

Meet the Custom Paper Pack!

So you've got a copy of The Paper Year (good for you) and now you need to figure out what papers to use for all of the projects. Let's be real - if you have to source materials for twelve different projects, you might never actually use the planner.Enter the Custom
3 Nov 2019 Read more

Meet The Paper Year!

I am so excited to once again be teaming up with Helen Hiebert to share her latest creative project! I introduce to you - The Paper Year. While last year Helen offered The Twelve Months of Paper calendar, this year she's upped her game with a planner. Although I love technology,
1 Nov 2019 Read more

A book arts day in Philly

I arrived in Philadelphia a day early for the Guild of Book Workers Standards Seminar, so I spent the day exhibit hopping. I had hoped to register for one of the official GBW tours, but they sold out before I could register. Bummer.Nevertheless, my multi-stop tour proved worthy. I even
24 Oct 2019 Read more

Philly happenings during Standards

I'm so excited to say that I'll be attending this year's Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Seminar! I'm especially excited because the event will bring me to my old stomping grounds, Philadelphia. I went to the University of Pennsylvania for my undergraduate education and I love love love
16 Oct 2019 Read more

Open Studio Weekend – central Vermont artisans

Vermont's Fall Open Studio Weekend is coming up this weekend, October 5 & 6! Artists across the state are madly cleaning their studios just for your visit. That's right - they want to see you!Most Vermont craftspeople work in studios located in or close to their residences. These are places
30 Sep 2019 Read more

Ephemera website is up!

I mentioned in this post that I'd let you know when the online exhibition for Ephemera: Forever, Always, & Now went live, so here goes - it's live!I can't help but totally geek out over the fact that my entry is right next to Jim Croft's.You have got to check
4 Sep 2019 Read more

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