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Worktable Wednesday

Today I worked on accordion books using recycled materials. One of my favorite kinds of recycled materials is envelope security patterns. I have a tub full of envelopes and decided that it was time to make use of them. I felt that it was time to get my stripes on. I'm pretty

Worktable Wednesday

Today was an accordion book day. I am very low on stock at the moment, due to having recently stocked 2 new galleries. In general, being around a lot of vibrant colors at once puts me in a good mood. Or I get overstimulated. Or both. I think it was both this

Worktable Wednesday

Last week I picked up an awesome decommissioned library book from the 60's on architectural drawing: It has lots of fabulous imagery that I'll be using for the covers of accordion books. The beginning of the book focuses on lettering styles - I'm a sucker for the way architects write: Then it

Worktable Wednesday

Not much happened in the studio today. All of my holiday custom orders are finished. I did glue covers for two accordion books. I do have something special taking my focus out of the studio - I'm getting a dog! After years of pestering my husband, it's finally happening. I've been shopping all

Worktable Wednesday

Custom order day! As I mentioned in this post, some customers brought me a pair of their chopsticks to incorporate into my Purple Plum Blossom journal. They're really beautiful.    They look great with the cover paper - they pick up on the green in the leaves. All packed up and ready

Worktable Wednesday

A while ago, I bought a grab bag of Debra Glanz's (a.k.a. Reminiscence Papers) awesome printed papers from Paper Mojo. I decided to take a few of them for a a spin and make some accordion books. So I have this tendency to reuse wax paper a lot. A LOT. It's

Worktable Wednesday

Today was all about accordion books. I love making accordion books because they give me the opportunity to use whatever fun papers catch my fancy. This week has been crazy. I'm trying to make as many books as possible so I can bring them to my first show of the holiday season -

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