modestly

Handmade books and greetings cards

Nottingham, England · 266 Sales

modestly

Handmade books and greetings cards

Nottingham, England 266 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(91)
Shop owner

anne corr

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Announcement   Hand made artists books and greetings cards reflecting nature, illustration, poetry and literary quotation. I design and make Birthday cards, Custom made cards, Artist cards, Wedding gifts, Christening gifts, engagement gifts, birthday gifts and anniversary gifts, and I personalise them to make them extra special.

My illustration work is now available as personalised greeting cards or as art prints. I love to make my cards special to the recipient and can include a greeting or poem on the inside, and often incorporate a greeting on the design of the card too. It is always special to receive a card, and how much more when it is an artist illustration tailored to your requirements!

Every book I make is unique, designed often with my own illustrations, and hand made. I use premium papers, choosing the finish to complement the design. Some are accordion folded and some are coptic stitched to open flat as a book. The covers are chosen to complement each book's own character.
I love to create items that will not be replicated anywhere, reflecting as they do my personal interests in history, philosophy, art, literature, nature and photography.

I have more pictures of my work on my facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/modestlyanne

Review from Commission :

"I approached Anne with a strong concept, vague description and tight timescale for creating a poem book with which to propose to my girlfriend. I had written a poem linked to her engagement ring and our relationship but wanted images to correspond to each verse and a stylised finish to bring it all together. I had seen examples of her work online and asked her to draw together the different aspects that appealed to me.


Anne worked collaboratively with me to create and refine a number of drafts before we went to print, ensuring that I was 100% happy with the final product. Her responsiveness, professionalism and personal touch made all the difference in creating a keepsake that my fiancée is thrilled with.

On top of all that, I found her prices to be very reasonable for the level of effort involved.

Thank you Anne, it was a pleasure to work with you. " Simon Scannell

Customer reviews;

'A new favorite item from Anne's shop. Beautiful detail and illustrations. Always original.'


'These are beautiful and unique miniature books, more beautiful in person.'

'I am a frequent buyer of this artist and I am never disappointed'

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Last updated on 17 May, 2016

Hand made artists books and greetings cards reflecting nature, illustration, poetry and literary quotation. I design and make Birthday cards, Custom made cards, Artist cards, Wedding gifts, Christening gifts, engagement gifts, birthday gifts and anniversary gifts, and I personalise them to make them extra special.

My illustration work is now available as personalised greeting cards or as art prints. I love to make my cards special to the recipient and can include a greeting or poem on the inside, and often incorporate a greeting on the design of the card too. It is always special to receive a card, and how much more when it is an artist illustration tailored to your requirements!

Every book I make is unique, designed often with my own illustrations, and hand made. I use premium papers, choosing the finish to complement the design. Some are accordion folded and some are coptic stitched to open flat as a book. The covers are chosen to complement each book's own character.
I love to create items that will not be replicated anywhere, reflecting as they do my personal interests in history, philosophy, art, literature, nature and photography.

I have more pictures of my work on my facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/modestlyanne

Review from Commission :

"I approached Anne with a strong concept, vague description and tight timescale for creating a poem book with which to propose to my girlfriend. I had written a poem linked to her engagement ring and our relationship but wanted images to correspond to each verse and a stylised finish to bring it all together. I had seen examples of her work online and asked her to draw together the different aspects that appealed to me.


Anne worked collaboratively with me to create and refine a number of drafts before we went to print, ensuring that I was 100% happy with the final product. Her responsiveness, professionalism and personal touch made all the difference in creating a keepsake that my fiancée is thrilled with.

On top of all that, I found her prices to be very reasonable for the level of effort involved.

Thank you Anne, it was a pleasure to work with you. " Simon Scannell

Customer reviews;

'A new favorite item from Anne's shop. Beautiful detail and illustrations. Always original.'


'These are beautiful and unique miniature books, more beautiful in person.'

'I am a frequent buyer of this artist and I am never disappointed'

anne corr

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anne corr

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(91)
Chellis

Chellis on 20 Jul, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Is that just five gold stars? I wanted to check TEN... I set out to imagine a book with Anne Corr. She was enthusiastic from the first communique, plunged deep into the subject for several weeks, came up with suggestions I hadn´t thought of--and produced a magnificent book for me... I suggest you present her with a topic that moves you for a custom-made book. Or order this one about Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group.

C

C on 26 Apr, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is a fabulous little book-beautifully done well protected and a fast service

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About

Living the dream

Having stayed at home with my children as they were growing up, I tried various crafts to fulfil a creative urge. Now with boys grown up, I can dedicate more time to creative pursuit.
My favourite pursuit is making hand made books, but these are time consuming and dependant on what inspiration I am finding. So to get the creative juices flowing I also make and design unique cards.

Handling my handmade books will connect you to the universe - they are all made with a deep curiosity and respect for the world we inhabit. Each book is unique, designed often with my own illustrations, and hand made.

I love to create items that will not be replicated anywhere, reflecting as they do my personal interests in history, philosophy, art, literature, nature and photography.

I am happy to produce commissioned books working with you to produce a completely unique and personalised item. If you tell me who it is for, and a theme that you would like I will show you my ideas and if you want to commission a book I will go ahead!!

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Last updated on 14 Apr, 2016
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Anne Corr
103 Cator Lane
Nottingham, England NG9 4BG