Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Making Upcycled books

I came across these directions for making a mini book out of a soap box. I've seen a variety of books made out of boxes, usually a cut up cereal box. This one is much smaller. The directions were very, very clear. It's one that I ammo

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Making Small Books

I'm branching out into making small books. I love how special they look! I have a huge collection of books about making handmade books (thanks to Amazon used booksellers!) and now I am starting to do more than look at the pictures!

With so many beautiful books to make, what will I put inside?

And I wonder about the future of books. One of these little books and all of the beauties that so many book artists have made would lead you to think about the impact of the Nook and Kindle. Yes, you can read the book electronically, but you still can't hold the cloth of the cover in your hand or feel the paper, or smell it.