The One with Kinnari's Book


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Kinnari - the brains and talent behind Pinkfresh Studio - asked me to make her a book using the new Happy Things collection (I threw in a bit of Up in the Clouds too!) and here's how it turned out:
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I started by painting two 4x6" wood boards aqua. 
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Then I trimmed papers from the Pinkfresh Studio collections into slightly smaller than 6x8", stacked three papers together, then folded them in half. 
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I made a template for drilling holes through the cover and then used the same template to pierce holes through all the signatures (groups of papers).
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I sewed the book together using a Coptic style of binding and black thread, then I added buttons, puffy stickers, pearls, jewels, and more, as I went along.
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I decorated the cover with a few embellishments to finish.
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She can use this book for photos, journaling, mixed media projects, and more!
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Hope she likes it!
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If you're interested in a handmade book, you know where to find me :)
Paige Taylor Evans © // Quinn Creatives DESIGN