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« on: January 03, 2019 10:08:57 AM »

This was what I made for Wulf for the winter book swap that was just run.

I hand carved it from thin stamping making material and it should fit nicely inside a standard paperback - about 3x4"? 

Then I felt that just the stamp was not enough, so I added some bookplates made from it, which I added adhesive backing to, and inked and added some hand colouring to.


I am pretty happy how they both turned out.  A bit more about the stamp here, on my blog, and a bit more here, about the bookplates, with some more pics.
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2019 10:42:50 AM »

WOW! What an amazing swap piece! I am a total sucker for bookplates and their stamps and this one is no exception. I have on my TBM list making one for me, after having made a couple for gifts.
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2019 10:59:07 AM »

These are flippin' awesome.  And I'm sure Wulf adores them!
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2019 03:14:31 PM »

Thank you - I hope he does too.  I realized after I made these that what I was crafting was ultimately my happy place - a cozy place to while the night away reading - all that is missing is the cup of tea, a smouldering fireplace, and the sleeping dog at my feet (though I am not in the chair, so really, the dog would have stolen my seat, book or no book).
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019 08:35:21 AM »

That is just fab! The reading niche is the perfect amount of cozy!
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« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2019 05:35:43 AM »

Just incredible, wow.
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