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I come from a family of avid readers who love and respect books and the adventures found within them. I remember learning to read at an early age, helped along by my daddy, who would hold me on his lap and read the colorful Sunday comic strips to me while pointing to each word. Who wouldn't be charmed by books and reading with such a lovely beginning?

I played cards as most children do; Old Maid was a favorite, and of course, Go Fish. It wasn't until I came up with the idea of making bookmarks from vintage playing cards (more on that in my "About" section) that I really came to appreciate the artwork and designs covering them. I had no idea then that trillions of designs are "out there"---I see "new" ones almost daily on eBay.

I've come to regard playing cards as little works of art and remain charmed and…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 4
  • Joined July 9, 2010

Favorite materials

vintage playing cards, vintage buttons, grosgrain ribbon

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About

Hello!
I come from a family of avid readers who love and respect books and the adventures found within them. I remember learning to read at an early age, helped along by my daddy, who would hold me on his lap and read the colorful Sunday comic strips to me while pointing to each word. Who wouldn't be charmed by books and reading with such a lovely beginning?

I played cards as most children do; Old Maid was a favorite, and of course, Go Fish. It wasn't until I came up with the idea of making bookmarks from vintage playing cards (more on that in my "About" section) that I really came to appreciate the artwork and designs covering them. I had no idea then that trillions of designs are "out there"---I see "new" ones almost daily on eBay.

I've come to regard playing cards as little works of art and remain charmed and amused by them. I like to think I'm enhancing these little artworks by adding ribbon and vintage buttons to them . . . and in the process "enabling" fellow readers with delightful options to mark their pages!

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