Category Archives: handmade paper

Covid-19 Journal, 3

Continuing Covid-19 journal… Finishing this journal… moving on. When I decided to do these folding journals for Covid-19 reflections, I wanted the virus writing and sketching to be separate from our lives. HA! I thought this was going to be … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Journal, 2

Continuing Covid-19 journal… It feels good to write a word for how I am feeling at a given time; feelings roller-coaster through the day like Portland weather. I  am selective about the news I read. I don’t want to hear … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Journal, 1

Made a little folding journal… Not a celebration… Not high art… Just me trying to get through my days… I’ll publish from time to time… Starting on the New Moon.   To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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How-To: Simple Folded Journals

There are good online tutorials on fancy precise folded journals, with hard covers at each end and measured numbers. I can do THAT… BUT it takes a long time to be precise, and the journal becomes quite precious! I want … Continue reading

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Gratitude Journal: Back to Studio Work!

 It is good to be back in my finish studio working on paying conservation projects. I have a NPS project due this month. Historic Mason Monterey paper and iron “chandeliers” for the Chateau need to be reproduced.  The original historic … Continue reading

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Mix-It Monthly, Pia Rom’s Challenge

Pia Rom is doing a Challenge called Mix-It Monthly. Nice that it is a once a month challenge, so don’t be afraid to commit! This month is was all about Maps! I am showing Laguna Heart, a paper heart I … Continue reading

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T is for Texture: A-to-Z Challenge

Where would we be without texture? Click on the details and look at the texture, not the color.          I am now agreeing to the  Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License, which you can learn more about by visiting the … Continue reading

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