Sunday, 24 January 2010

Bookmaking Kits and Tutorials Part 3

Did you know that you can use basic kitchen staples such as tea and coffee to antique papers to use for the covers and/or pages of your books? With a minimum of supplies, you can get effects like this:


Book by redpumpkinstudio

and this:

Book by ladyartisan

Two members of BEST have tutorials on their blogs for staining paper with tea and/or coffee. Ladyartisan has a tutorial here, and redpumpkinstudio has a tutorial here. Their methods are slightly different with very interesting results. Try them out and share the results with a link here in the comments section.

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