StudioRoseBoutique

Scrapbooks, Smash Books, Art Journals, Fauxdori

Florida, United States · 382 Sales

StudioRoseBoutique

Scrapbooks, Smash Books, Art Journals, Fauxdori

Florida, United States 382 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(157)
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Lisa

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Announcement   Uniquely handmade. One of a kind, one at a time.

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Uniquely handmade. One of a kind, one at a time.

Lisa

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Lisa

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5 out of 5 stars
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paulaIvey

paulaIvey on Aug 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I love this Cat Fauxdori journal. It's beautifully designed and stitched, just love the feel of this journal and the hand-made insert. Thanks for a wonderful Etsy site!

paulaIvey

paulaIvey on Aug 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This cat journal is adorable, yet functional. The free insert is beautiful, almost too nice to use!

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About

One of a Kind, One at a Time

When I was six years old, I made my very first book. It consisted of four rectangles of paper roughly cut from a brown grocery bag, folded in half and stapled in the center. Inside, I wrote and lavishly illustrated, in No. 2 pencil, a gripping, romantic story with a surprise ending.

Ambiguously titled, "The Girl Who Loved the Milkman," the story reads, in its entirety, "Once upon a time there was a girl who loved the milkman. And she drank milk and milk and milk and milk and milk. But that is not the end, and her name was Susie and now it is the end."

(I had a lot of pages to fill.)

In the way these things have of coming full circle, I went on to experiment with all manner of artistic endeavors over the next few decades, but eventually returned to my first true love, creating unique and imaginative books. My binding techniques have grown beyond the stapler, and high-quality, acid-free papers now stand in for the brown paper bag. Each book is made by hand, with careful attention to detail, and needs only your story to make it complete.

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Last updated on August 5, 2016
Welcome smashers, scrappers, sketchers, photographers, travelers and art journalists! My books are designed as a special place for your treasured memories and to inspire your creative journey.

I use acid-free heavy patterned papers, sketch paper and/or cardstock for most book pages. These materials lend themselves well to sketching, journaling, scrapping, smashing and photo backgrounds. Some cover materials are new; others have been recycled from unloved hardcover books and vintage photo and postcard albums. All have been embellished with care and an eye for pleasing, timeless designs.

New for 2016 are "Fauxdori" traveler's notebook covers, in regular and wide sizes. Collage transforms fabric and stitch to create a unique Fauxdori you won't find anywhere else, and no two are ever alike.

I welcome your questions and comments and will be happy to create a custom book for you!

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Payment
I accept Paypal, credit cards, checks and postal money orders. If you would like to reserve an item to be paid for within two weeks, please contact me; I am happy to work with you.
Shipping
I ship within two business days of receiving payment (usually the same day). International shipping costs have been estimated as accurately as possible; if the actual cost is over $1.00 less, I will refund the difference.

Note: The recipient of merchandise is responsible for any duty or VAT imposed by their country upon delivery. You can find an estimate of what those charges may be here: www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/

Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs may be prior to purchase.
Refunds and Exchanges
Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Items damaged in transit may be returned for a full refund to include the cost of shipping back to me. Items returned for any other reason will be refunded the purchase price upon my receipt of the returned goods in undamaged, unused condition.