Choosing A Notebook For My Grimoire

I have a stack of notebooks and journals that I use throughout the day. I have my written journal, or diary if you will. I have two different bullet journals, each a different size. I have several composition notebooks for various tasks, taking notes for classes, notes on seminars, article ideas, that sort of thing. …

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A Sale Coming, At Some Point

photo unsplash.com So, I have been cleaning shelves out and going through things. I have been meaning to set up a bunch of hand-made journals for sale...and I have a few that I call my tester journals, a few I have bound, unbound and changed up, then rebound...things like that. I have been meaning to …

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Video: The Double Journal

https://youtu.be/vu7rRn82y5I Forgive me, as I went down a rabbit hole in YouTube and found several videos on journals much like this one and I had to make one of my own. Actually, this is the second one I made. This one was a gift. I cannot for the life of me remember who I watched …

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Video: A LGB ‘Pumpkin’ Journal

https://youtu.be/rns5dGE7klo I made this journal for my 9yo per his request. He wanted pumpkins, so I used pumpkin scrapbooking paper as covers for each signature. His favorite color is yellow, so I used several different yellow shades of cardstock. I never know what media this kid will use, so I needed something a bit tough …

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The Joy Of Unbinding in Order To Rebind Journals

photo unsplash.com It's March and I am finally stepping up into the world of binding books again. I have been watching tutorial videos recently. I seem more drawn to tutorials for new binding structures than ever before. Prior to this, I have been happy doing a pamphlet stitch or something else fairly simple. Ahhh...these days …

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Hand-Made Hand-Bound Journals

photo from unsplash.com Last year, I had intended to bind at least twelve books to sell – and I bound not a single book at all.  Although I did make use of ones I had bound the year before.  This year, I have a new bookbinding tool/guide to help me poke the holes in my …

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