Levitating note book

A few years ago I was in need of a blank notebook, so I looked in the stores for one with no bells and whistles but couldn't find the right one. However, I found a tutorial on the internet about book binding - and I really liked the idea of making one by myself.

So I gave it a try and - for the first book - it turned out pretty good. I must admit that you could see a few mistakes here and there but I liked it anyway, it was unique and handmade.

The last few weeks, I learned more about book binding and I found a great tutorial by Sea Lemon on YouTube.
This time, our books must be made of recycled materials, such as old and loose paper, cardboard and fabric. But we believe that the possibilities are still endless.
So I bound a few more books to get the technique right and eliminate the mistakes which I made the first time - and I can finally say that I am proud of the books I make.
The next step will be trying new techniques and different materials to bind even more individual notebooks. It's amazing how much I found out already about the creation of books. There is a great world to dive into.
Handmade and recycled book

Handmade and recycled book

And I am always getting excited about finishing another book. Each of them is unique and I am really looking forward for people filling them with their own thoughts, poems, scribbles, drawings and stories.

stack of recycled and handmade books



Doodle No.37Doodle No.34Doodle No.42Doodle No.20Doodle No.30Doodle No.20Doodle No.5Doodle No.4Doodle No.15Doodle No.31Doodle No.34Doodle No.21Doodle No.20Doodle No.22Doodle No.17Doodle No.26Doodle No.26Doodle No.35Doodle No.31Doodle No.36Doodle No.28Doodle No.3Doodle No.21Doodle No.5Doodle No.19Doodle No.20Doodle No.6Doodle No.33Doodle No.27Doodle No.26Doodle No.34Doodle No.2Doodle No.5Doodle No.2Doodle No.11Doodle No.21Doodle No.8Doodle No.19Doodle No.17Doodle No.16Doodle No.5Doodle No.18Doodle No.34Doodle No.30
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