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My name is Julie, and I currently live in Largo, Florida with my musician husband, Will and my crazy cat, Tuesday. I have a BFA in Photography from the Ringling College of Art and Design, and an AS in Graphic Design.

My interest in paper began about ten years ago after I took a bookbinding class at art school. I immediately fell in love with the art form and continued to create books of all shapes and sizes for years. When I first opened my Etsy shop and began participating in craft shows, I was selling only handmade journals made with Japanese paper covers, but felt like I wasn’t reaching as large of an audience as I wanted. So I began coming up with ideas for other items I could create with the same beautiful papers I was using for my journals. I now create many different items including jewelry, accessories, and home accents all made with Japanese paper. The ideas just seem to keep coming! I…

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  • Born on July 19
  • Joined December 10, 2008

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About

My name is Julie, and I currently live in Largo, Florida with my musician husband, Will and my crazy cat, Tuesday. I have a BFA in Photography from the Ringling College of Art and Design, and an AS in Graphic Design.

My interest in paper began about ten years ago after I took a bookbinding class at art school. I immediately fell in love with the art form and continued to create books of all shapes and sizes for years. When I first opened my Etsy shop and began participating in craft shows, I was selling only handmade journals made with Japanese paper covers, but felt like I wasn’t reaching as large of an audience as I wanted. So I began coming up with ideas for other items I could create with the same beautiful papers I was using for my journals. I now create many different items including jewelry, accessories, and home accents all made with Japanese paper. The ideas just seem to keep coming! I love using my hands, and anything I can create with paper, glue, and a blade makes me smile.

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