Saturday, 19 September 2009

Book Swap #8 - BoomBoxBindery

Monica of BoomBoxBindery has made this flag book for our swap. She used an assorment of decorative papers to make the flags, all cut from small pieces she had been saving, waiting to find the best use for them! The flags are arranged by colour in families of red, yellow, green, and blue. The cover paper is a print by Cavallini Papers. Monica said, "I had to chuckle when the adage about there being plenty of fish in the sea came to mind as I thought of the variety of papers included in this book." Even the closure has a story, using a hand painted thread from Kinglet Cottage Designs and a spare button from her favorite pants!




Visit BoomBoxBindery.Etsy.com to see Monica's work.

See all the Flag Books from this swap.

9 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

Thank you Monica! I kept this fun one for myself :D

Sara said...

Beautiful! What a great idea for scraps, I love it!

Olive Art said...

Love this book! How did you attach the button/string??

PrairiePeasant said...

It's beautiful! I have a bag of similar scraps that could be put to good use like this...

Ali said...

Monica, what a lovely book!

Paperfection said...

It's gorgeous!

Monica Holtsclaw said...

Thanks so much, everyone! It sure is a fun structure :)

Rhonda, I'm so glad you liked it! How cool that it has a new home in Canada!

Olive Art, I attached the button and string by punching a hole through the cover board and the valley of my first accordion fold. I used one length of string, with the ends knotted underneath the button. I'll post a little diagram on my blog this week or next :)

José said...

Hi,

More than a book, this is art.

Best regards,

José

REread said...

love this ... i adore koi