What is inside of the books I make? The books are blank, meaning all the paper is blank paper. They are drawing journals, sketchbooks, writer’s journals, travel journals…blank slates so that they can be anything you would like them to be. In addition to the sketch paper, most books have at least a few pages of another paper which is toothier, differently colored, or of … Continue reading What’s Inside My Books?
One of the reasons my business is called Maddy Tree Books is that I have used a lot of tree designs on my covers over the last few years. Here are a few. Continue reading Tree Motifs
Here is a sampling of my handmade paper books. These are my standard Japanese-binding books with collage consisting of handmade paper on the cover design. In almost all cases, I made the paper. These are followed by pictures of my folded paper book, in which the cover is made from a single sheet of handmade paper, folded in half. Continue reading Handmade Paper Books