Clamshell box – repurposed Lawyers Reference Book

August 23, 2014 /
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We’ve moved my web site and blog to WordPress. ¬†While still in the process of updating categories and tags, etc., I realized I hadn’t posted one of my favorite boxes (or if I did I can’t find it ūüėČ I bought a few lawyers reference books from the yearly local library book sale. ¬†This one…

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Collapsible Box – Great Storage

August 8, 2012 /
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This is a great container when traveling for a class.¬† It folds flat so it doesn’t take up much room and assembles in seconds.¬† It¬†looks great when you take it out at class to hold your supplies while you work. A very long time ago my Mother’s best friend Muriel gave her a vintage Asian…

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Shock and Awe – Library Sorter

June 29, 2012 /
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About a month ago I began volunteering at my local library.¬† Holy cow!¬† I didn’t have a clue as to the amount of work and organization that took place at a library.¬† It must have been a paper zoo when card catalogs were in use. Library – Box Label Sorter At any rate, in addition…

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When The Student Is Ready…The Teacher Will Come

May 13, 2012 /
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In my case this Buddhist Proverb couldn’t be more timely… 1.¬† I came across a¬†book binder on YouTube that put together awesome instructional videos of various book binding and case making techniques¬† http://www.youtube.com/user/Ceropegia?feature=watch. Sage Reynolds, the book binder, has an impressive list of videos, take a look.¬† While I knew (or have seen in the…

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The Past IS My Present

April 24, 2012 /
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Another one of my gifts (to myself ūüėČ was a weekend art class… A serendipitous search of the Internet led me to a weekend class being taught by Sandy Webster¬†only 1 1/2 hrs away from my home at The Creative Arts Center in Dalton, GA. “Building Boxes:¬† Creative Spaces for Small Collections”¬†¬†¬† Two important items…

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