Journal Your Way: Designing & Using Handmade Books

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Custom tailor a journal that's just right for you! With step-by-step illustrations and instructions for more than sixteen formats and 10 cover styles, Gwen Diehn celebrates the art of making and using a personalized journal. Inspiring images showcase a rich variety of working journals, fascinating sidebars introduce longtime journal keepers, and nine lucky recipients of customized, handcrafted journals from the author share their own pages. Two additional insert booklets, Bookbinding Essentials and Choose Your ...
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Overview

Custom tailor a journal that's just right for you! With step-by-step illustrations and instructions for more than sixteen formats and 10 cover styles, Gwen Diehn celebrates the art of making and using a personalized journal. Inspiring images showcase a rich variety of working journals, fascinating sidebars introduce longtime journal keepers, and nine lucky recipients of customized, handcrafted journals from the author share their own pages. Two additional insert booklets, Bookbinding Essentials and Choose Your Own Bookbinding Adventure, explain basic techniques and guide you on your journaling adventure. Whether you're an artist in need of a sketchbook or a vacationer searching for the perfect place to write notes and store snapshots, you'll find it right here!
 
Previously published in hardcover as Live & Learn: Real Life Journals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454704119
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts
  • Publication date: 8/6/2013
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 546,731
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gwen Diehn has exhibited her artwork internationally and worked in many private and public collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. She has taught college art as well as workshops for many years and is the author of several other Lark books, including The Decorated Page, The Decorated Journal, and The Complete Decorated Journal. Her Live & Learn: Real Life Journals (Lark) was listed as one of the top ten crafts books of 2010 by Booklist. Gwen lives in Swanannoa, NC.
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