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The April postcard swap is now open. I’m posting the rules here for those who are not a part of my Facebook Group – Vintage Gluebooks and Pages, but would like to participate in the postcard swap anyway. You are invited to participate in a vintage collage mail art swap, that will be traded with …Read More
Since I finished collaging all the pages in my eclectic-page, coil bound gluebook, I’ve been meaning to start a new book. It takes time to gather a good set of pages. It also takes effort and good organizational skills. If you’re wondering what a gluebook is, I wrote a post about them. Instagram for inspiration …Read More
Some collage artist have difficulty in using original materials. Recently, in my facebook group, Vintage Gluebooks and Pages, someone posted this conflict they had over whether to use vintage materials, such as piano book pages from 1859 (recently purchased very inexpensively). The writer was considering whether she should make copies of her papers and use …Read More
A whole year ago, in March 2018, I started a junk journal made from random papers that I folded to make pages. Though what is typically called a “junk journal” is not really made from junk (I really hate that term), this junk journal that I assembled last March really is a journal of junk …Read More
That’s a bold statement, isn’t it? I’m not sure I can say that art saved my life precisely, but it certainly saved my sanity. Ten years ago my life was in upheaval, and my physical and mental wellbeing were on very shaky ground. What happened? I had a baby. It’s true, that nothing can completely …Read More