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I am bound by life’s intricacies; those which nestle in hidden places, waiting to be noticed. In passing, I will pause, collect, muse, photograph, move on.

These fine details then become great things. In selecting, protecting, and preserving, I have slowly morphed into Bibliographica: the bibliography of me.

All the inspiration, words, images, places and faces which interplay in my work are in my bibliography. I am a self-confessed bibliophile, bookbinder, photographer, collector, writer, thinker and image-maker.

I have long been drawn to books, text, imagery, paper & pens. Not just as stationery for itself, but the texture of paper; if not the sound of the pen on the page. I found that if the paper & pen do not agree, the journal might not reach its full potential. So I set out to make books with delicious paper, wh…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 11
  • Joined January 27, 2009

Favorite materials

Paper, pails of luke warm tea, Steadtler black pens, reclaimed leather pieces, rusty bits and bobs, my olde awl, vintage linen

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About

I am bound by life’s intricacies; those which nestle in hidden places, waiting to be noticed. In passing, I will pause, collect, muse, photograph, move on.

These fine details then become great things. In selecting, protecting, and preserving, I have slowly morphed into Bibliographica: the bibliography of me.

All the inspiration, words, images, places and faces which interplay in my work are in my bibliography. I am a self-confessed bibliophile, bookbinder, photographer, collector, writer, thinker and image-maker.

I have long been drawn to books, text, imagery, paper & pens. Not just as stationery for itself, but the texture of paper; if not the sound of the pen on the page. I found that if the paper & pen do not agree, the journal might not reach its full potential. So I set out to make books with delicious paper, which responds particularly well to black ink or graphite lead. That’s not to rule out or offend other potential writing accessories…

The alchemy of Photography, & Book Arts to me seemed to scratch the surface of a journey. It is all of complimentary, worldly, exotic and limitless. It can be created yet keep creating. And it’s all for passing on….

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T h e B l o g:

http://bibliographica-days.blogspot.com/ _____________________________________
F l i c k r:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibliographica/
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F a n t a s t i c E t s y T e a m s:

Bookbinding Etsy Street Team
http://www.bookbindingteam.com/

The Folk Reveries Team
http://team.etsy.com/viewteam.php?id=600

The Cabinet of Curiosities Team
http://www.etsy.com/teams/5684/cabinet-of-curiosities

Handmade New Zealand
http://www.etsy.com/teams/5170/handmade-new-zealand

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