Monthly Archives: August 2014

52 Week Book Challenge: Week 12 – Perspex notebook with buttons

A while back I bought some basic black frames for some mixed media pictures I was planning to do (see Gallery / Mixed-media). They came with a sheet of perspex to protect the mounted picture. As the pictures weren’t going to be completely flat I had no need for the bit of perspex. Of course […]

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52 week book challenge: Week 11- Dos-a-Dos Spiral Binding

As I have missed a week of this challenge I decided to do a double book this week. Dos-à-dos binding (from the French meaning “back-to-back”) is a binding structure in which two separate books are bound together such that the fore edge of one is adjacent to the spine of the other, with a shared […]

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52 week book challenge: Week 10 – Wallace & Gromit mini spiral notebooks

During another charity shop rummage I found a set of Wallace & Gromit playing cards. They were slightly bigger than average playing cards & had nice jolly pictures on them – perfect notebook material. I had some cheap mini notepads which were gum-bound along the top edge, which matched the cards in size perfectly. This […]

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