STATIONERY & NOTEBOOKS

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Recycle Craft: How to make an Envelope with Printable Template

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I’ve been making my own recycled envelopes for a long time, it’s great on so many levels. Firstly I never run out of envelopes! No more running to the newsagent at the last minute and having to buy a pack of 50 boring white envelopes. But really my favorite reason is re-using lots of paper that would normally get thrown out,…

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How to make handmade paper DIY instructions

How to Make: Handmade Paper

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This week I’m sharing an extract from Snail Mail by Michelle Mackintosh, published by Hardie Grant Books If you have an afternoon free, why not make your own paper? It’s a wonderful way to personalise your post, and is endlessly customisable. You can decorate your paper with stamps, pressed flowers, confetti or gold sparkles, or make paper laced with seeds,…

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How letterpress works

How Letterpress Printing Works

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I’ve always admired the tactile nature of letterpress stationery and was curious about the process that goes into making a letterpress print. It’s a technique that goes back to the very beginnings of printing history and today Emmaline from Coco Press is showing us How Letterpress Printing Works and what it means to her. I can’t remember when I first…

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DIY scrap paper and ephemera note book

Make a Notebook from Scrap Paper

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I’ve been spending a lot more time playing with paper lately, and even though I consider myself a ‘fabric person’, I’m enjoying the versatility and easy accessibility of crafting with paper. In fact you can turn almost any piece of paper rubbish into something pretty and useful, making it perfect for an upcycling project. I’ve created a handy little wallet…

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