Friday, 10 September 2010

Book Swap #12: MyHandboundBooks


This hardcover journal is made using old envelopes and other materials saved from the mail. Security patterns found on the inside of business envelopes come in a great variety of desgins and colours and I have used two different green patterns here: one pattern for the covers and another for the endpapers. All of the pages are from mailing materials, mostly envelopes. There are various colours, lots of security patterns, and even the plastic windows typical of standard business envelopes. Japanese stamps embellish the covers along with some other items clipped from a shipping envelope. Dark green book cloth is used on the spine. Book size is 6" X 3¾" (or 15.5cm x 9.5cm). --Rhonda

MyHandboundBooks shop is here: www.myhandboundbooks.etsy.com

4 comments:

PrairiePeasant said...

Rhonda can make recycling look so classy! Very nice.

Lizzie said...

Wow! I've seen other books made from recycled envelopes, but you've taken it to another level altogether. A really smart, cool version of a "Recycled" book!

linda said...

Wow, love this book...the patterns from the envelopes are beautiful! It's totally cool!

Rhonda Miller said...

Thanks!! I love making these :)