guest book: author reception

I just finished and shipped off this guest book for Mitchell College. They are hosting an author reception soon and commissioned this guest book for the event. The covers are navy linen and bound together with white waxed linen thread. I used the same paper I use in my wedding guest books: Frankfurt white. It has [...]

tutorial tuesday: fabric flower garland

This is fabric flower garland is pretty simple. I made the flowers out on the deck while the boys played in the backyard. Later that night I made it into a garland. It’s the perfect thing for spring and summer.


+ fabric of your choice cut into circles (3″ diameter)
+ needle and thread
+ hot glue
+ twine or [...]

thoughts on easter

potted ranunculus on my back porch

After reading this discussion over at Bloom last week, I realized how easy it is to let the true meaning of Easter get lost in bunnies and eggs and flowers. Now, don’t get me wrong. I love spring. I love a fresh start. But I also want my [...]

any one need a photographer?

Ok. So I’m way behind on this blog. But for GOOD reasons.

Lots of book orders all at once. Beautiful spring weather. Training wheels on Max’s bike. Planting the veggie garden. I plan to keep you posted about my veggies this year. So pics will come soon.

Before I go back to the sunshine, I had to post [...]

giveaway winner & update

A giveaway winner: helped me pick the winner. Hooray for comment number 7! That’s Jenny! She said: “Of course you have the best stuff! But I really loved the Ballerina pictures from The Pink Balloon and The Petite Press had some way cute Easter things.” I will email you, Jenny, so you can [...]

tutorial tuesday: fabric phone organizer

Back to organization. I love how spring makes me feel like cleaning. (If only it was spring all year…)

My kitchen counter space is limited. I got so tired of phones on the counter! So I solved the problem with this fabric phone organizer. I hung it on the wall next to my fridge, inbetween my cork [...]

giveaway ends tonight

Things have been pretty busy around here because someone at my house had a birthday! I’ll have all kinds of details about that soon.

In honor of my 100th post I’m having a giveaway. Click here to enter the giveaway by leaving a comment. The winner will be sent a surprise package from the studio. You have [...]

happy st. patrick’s day

I actually don’t know much about St. Patrick’s Day. But I do like rainbow cupcakes–even though I’m not sure food is supposed to be such bright colors…

There’s still time to enter the giveaway down below.

A few things I really should be doing:
+ making the beds for Katie and Will
+ cleaning the bathroom
+ getting [...]

tutorial tuesday: easy envelope organizer

It’s spring cleaning time around here. The trees and bushes are on the verge of full bloom and so I’ve got a serious case of the cleaning bug. The next few Tuesdays I want to share a few of my favorite DIY organizing projects. First up: the easy envelope organizer.

Cathe Holden thought up this great project. [...]

poppytalk’s spring and easter market

Guess who has a table at Poppytalk’s Spring and Easter Market?

That’s right! Me!

Poppytalk has a wonderful blog and hosts a themed market each month. For the next 30 days you can visit Book Bound Bindery there. Make sure you check out all the other vendors – it’s a great collection of handmade goods.

And seeing as this [...]

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