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Beautiful photo posted to Instagram by a happy customer!

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Checkout my Latest blog post bit.ly/watercolorlaserbooks for a video of my new laser cutter in action!

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Spending a cozy afternoon stitching books! Check out my latest blog post at www.RuthBleakley.com for more behind the scenes...

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A little glimpse of my table at the craft fair this weekend - the Christmas cards are from my stationery shop ConcertinaPress.etsy.com

2 months

A beautiful trio of marbled journals! Buy one of buy them all! #treatyoself

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Look at these beautiful twin books!!! These would be great best friend or sister journals! woman-with-bunny-ears-partying

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I can barely keep these purple marbled journals in the shop! The paper is even more beautiful in person.

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Head-turning marbled paper!! This would make a great gift for a college kid. (Or for yourself stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye)

3 months

Hmmmm....what should I call this? thinking_face"Writers block"? wink New marbled journals in the shop!

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New one-of-a-kind nautical chart journals make great holiday gifts for the adventurer in your life. writing_hand

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One of my Instagram followers said I stitched my books with "military precision" crossed_swords On Instagram @ruthbleakley

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Choosing thread color is all part of the fun of bookbinding!

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Picking out some thread colors for the journals blue_heart - these are made from underwater topographic maps - they are all one of a kind!

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Hmmm....what can I do with this old sheet music?...I know! scissorsscissorsscissors

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Paper+covers=books!

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#oddlysatisfying - this special sewing technique allows my journals to lie flat for easy writing!

4 months

Oh hello! I am not for sale but I wanted to show off my new colorful hair and put a face to my work! You can see my love of bright colors extends to everyday life too, in a addition to my journals! sparkling_heart- Ruth -purple_heart

4 months

These beautiful one of a kind journals make great gifts for guys OR gals who love to write or sketch memo

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All my books stayed safe during Hurricane Irma! thunder_cloud_and_raindashI packed them into plastic bins so even though some water got into the studio everything was high and drywoman-gesturing-ok

5 months

This pretty journal is available in several colors! musical_notebooks

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Picking out thread to match my book covers! To do this binding you need special 4ply waxed linen thread or the binding will be too floppy!

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Nothing more satisfying than a big stack of books! books

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rain_cloudumbrellarain_cloudumbrellarain_cloud this beautiful parasol paper could be yours!

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The thing I love most is that they lie completely flat when open - so easy to write in! memo

6 months

I bought SO much paper in Tokyo! I'm putting half up for sale - come see it in my shop! tanabata_tree

6 months

This one is getting a lot of interest on Pinterest! pushpin added a bunch of journals in this colorful collage style this week - Check them out! books

6 months

I bought so much paper in Tokyo! I'm selling half of each sheet in my etsy shop - get it while it lasts!

6 months

Pretty new journals in the shop! Just got back from a 2 week trip to Tokyo and I bought tons of new paper!

10 months

Stitch stitch stitch!