I bought a large box of Crush Singles to go and knew it was going to become a book. I ran across my minion valentines who volunteered to feature in my book. A few weeks ago I tea dyed a few pieces of a paper roll I found at Hobby Lobby (The paperie shoppe Black and White map.) The book is nice and chunky. I used the Kathy Orta King binding system. I really argued with myself over sewn in signatures with tea dyed paper but finally just went with my regular binding. I used a 2.
I caught a video of Nik the Booksmiths on Suminagashi – The Ancient Art of Japanese Marbling. I had everything laying around but in very cheap versions so I did it real quick before I forgot I wanted to try it. I set up a white plastic table on the back porch and got out my broiling pan and started. I was caught from the beginning. I felt the need to use some of the paper right away and so this little book came about. This is also my first book using sewn in signatures. I nor
One of my favorite Crafters, Nik the Booksmith did a dirty paint pour. I had promised myself that I wouldn't do any different crafts. I would stick to what I had. Well that didn't last long. Took me two weeks to get everything together. This is one of the coolest paint projects I've ever done. You pour the paint and you get one thing. you tip the canvas and some of the paint moves and covers your corners, then after it's dried 2 days it looks completely different from any of