Tag : accordion book

Worktable Wednesday

I'm having one of those days where I feel like I talk too much. I'm going to keep my comments brief today. I made accordion books with fabulous paste papers made by Claire Maziarczyk - I bought them more than two years ago - for shame! Her papers have a detailed copyright

Booksgiving 2010

Yesterday, my niece and I spent a thoroughly fabulous morning working on an accordion book centerpiece for Thanksgiving. I taught her how to cover boards for the first time. She was so eager - there was glue flying all over the place. Seriously. I had to tell her to slow down

Worktable Wednesday

My family is visiting this week for Thanksgiving and I wasn't sure if I'd get into the studio today. My plan was to make Thanksgiving books with my niece and nephew, but somehow we ended up running errands all day. Meh. I managed to sneak into the studio around 11:00 p.m.

I won the BEST Zombie Award!

Woohoo! I am so excited that I won the BEST Zombie Award for my Show Me the Mummy book! As part of my win, I will have an upcoming feature on the Bookbinding Etsy Street Team blog. I'll let you know when that's posted. This is probably going to sound sappy, but

Worktable Wednesday

I recently came to the realization that I haven't been very good about talking about my work (mummy aside). As a result, I decided to add a new feature to my blog - Worktable Wednesday. The idea is simple - I'll take pictures of whatever is on my table on Wednesdays

2010 BEST Zombie Award

Grrr! Argghh! I recently completed my entry for the 2010 BEST (Bookbinding Etsy Street Team) Zombie Award. Members of BEST were challenged to create a book that reflects this time of year - inspirations could include Halloween, Day of the Dead, Thanksgiving, Fall Equinox, etc. For whatever reason, I immediately became obsessed

Accordion books

This weekend I worked on accordion books that are 4.5" x 4.5" in size. An accordion book is often made with one long piece of card stock. It is folded repeatedly, like a fan, to form the pages in the book.The colored slips of paper sticking out from the stack

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