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Bookmaking from Scratch and a Happy Father's Day

Jean here, I have been making books of various kinds and want to share them with you.


Each has different yet similar aspects.    Beginning with heavy weight cardstock or chipboard, many cuts are made and then construction begins.  Some may call these folios.


Double-sided tape is used to attach the folded layers together to create the pages.   I corner round many sheets too.  I use glue sticks for attaching the decor papers.

Each book contains multiple flaps, pockets, inserts and layer upon layers of great hiding places!

Waterfall flaps also hidden pockets for photos or???


I am also in process of a cookbook for my granddaughter, I found a perfectly sweet paper pad complete with cupcakes, cherries, polka dots, and checkerboard.  Vintage pinks and black.

The center is a waterfall to allow recipe cards to be attached or for photos of enjoying the finished meal.

I have darling recipe cards, waterfall portions and plenty of pockets for the recipe cards.  I will show you the finished books next week.

HEY DADS!    Happy Father's Day!


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