yellow and gray albums

This is a colour combination I keep coming back to time and time again. And so is the long stitch structure, as it not only looks really nice but it allows me to easily adjust the spacing between the pages. Meaning, it's a great way to create an album that beautifully accommodates a stack of photos, or a great number of collaged pages in an art journal, without beginning to bulge at the fore-edge.

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You can find both albums in my shop. And anyway, I usher you to take a look what else is there - since from the perspective of most of you guys I live in a rather remote corner of the world, it's a good moment to start thinking about holiday shopping should you want something extra special paper treasures delivered to you in time from Finland.

My holiday highlight this year will once again be putting together a matchbox art calendar for you... Busy days ahead! Just did a couple of poetry performances that stole my attention away from papery goodness for a while, so I'm glad to take a deep dive in the boxes filled to the brim with most wonderful scraps put aside for this purpose. I'll be working fairly secretly on the matchbox project, but maybe a glimpse or two can still be seen later this month on Instagram...

photo albums with distressed metallic spines

I'm writing this post from a Wednesday night dance party for one. It's reasonable to say my new home is a bit chilly, so after a couple of hours of procrastinating by the laptop, some movement was needed to get this long-stitch photo album thing rolling. Festive books require a festive mood? Not sure, but the photos have finally been uploaded and the albums can be found in the shop. So let's just look at them for a while in moderate awe (I'm an eternal fan of leaf metal and linen).

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We're getting to enjoy a rare treat here in Helsinki at the moment - there's a beautiful artists' book exhibition in Galleria Katariina until the 12th of November. I've stopped by twice already, and hope to share a bit with you next week, once I've managed to go through all the photos I took today!