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February 9, 2007

A little bit of love…

Filed under: Recent News, Ten A Week — jackie @ 8:00 pm

The little Valentine books are finally finished. I’m happy with the way that they have turned out.

The book is 5″ x 5″ in size. The cover is red Duponi silk. There are 12 pages. 11 pages have quotes and room to write your own love notes. There is a red ribbon bookmark with a hematite heart, ruby red glass bead on sterling silver wire. If you are interested in purchasing one you can do so in my Etsy shop.

Valentine Book 2

Valentine Book 1

Valentine Book 3

I’d also like to brag a little tonight. I recently had a private student at the studio who is fairly new to bookbinding but had written a poem for her mother’s birthday and wanted to create a custom binding for it. Below are photos of the finished book and box that holds it. The book is bound in a Japanese stab binding and each page holds a stanza of the poem as well as family memorabillia.¬†She did all the work and added the creativity. I was only in the background to help with the technical aspects. Good job Kristin!

Kristins book & box

Kristins Book box

Oh and in the fashion of Where’s Waldo, can you spot the cat paw in one of the above photos?

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