Category: process


My Craftroom

My Craftroom

Get ready for the big reveal. Okay, maybe not such a ‘big reveal,’ but for those of you curious…here’s my craftroom! The left picture is my desk, where I do most of my work. (I generally photograph products in a room with more light.) On the right is the shelves behind my desk. As you can see, they’re jam-packed, because I’ve been through a lot of crafty hobbies. There’s a section for everything. Let’s see […]

Posted 27 August, 2015 in process / 0 Comments
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Pretty packaging!

Pretty packaging!

So what does packaging look like? It has to be small enough to be reasonable, but it has to be sturdy enough to protect the books. So what does that leave us with? I’m pleased to say that the FIRST TEN CUSTOMERS will be receiving these fancy clear plastic boxes for their books. And yes, I did make the bow entirely myself. Took a lot of hot glue, it did. But wait! I ordered a larger […]

Posted 24 August, 2015 in process / 0 Comments
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Guess how many kinds of adhesive I use?

Guess how many kinds of adhesive I use?

Guess. Seriously. It’s probably more than you think. Just look how tiny the books are! How many kinds could they possibly need? Well, think about the process and how complicated it is. (I’m always calling it a “complicated business.”) Bookbinding is an art (:  Okay, I guess 3. Nope! Keep guessing!  20? Haha, not quite that many. Are you ready for the answer?  Are you really keeping me in suspense over glue?! Ha! Crafters might […]

Posted 22 August, 2015 in process / 2 Comments
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