Bespoke Bookbinding Commission

They got in contact to commission an extra special guestbook - something very personal to the gardens and a truly unique piece. I’ve bound together; original pages from Reader’s Digest Encyclopaedia of Plants & Flowers, plain paper which has been hand stamped, vintage maps of cornwall, and pages from Tim Smitt’s book about Heligan. 

 

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Unique Wedding Day Gift for Bride

I posted  a little while ago about this Vintage Memories Book for a bride, commissioned by her bridesmaid. The book was handmade by myself (Wendy is a vegetarian chef, hence the subject matter!) and filled with kind words and photographs from Wendy’s friends and family.

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2014 Round up...

The Vintage Binding Co. in 2014

Pictured are some of my favourite notebooks I’ve made this year.

As the end of the year is nearly upon us and I am spending a cold blustery night in bed blogging, I feel I really ought to pay tribute and thanks to all the good things that have come my way this year.

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Good Housekeeping handmade Notebook from ‘It’s YOUR party’

This notebook is absolutely ideal for that host or hostess in your life. It’s as amusing as it is dated and is a combination of recipes, hosting tips and colour photographs of trifles. It’s the perfect size for keeping around the house when you’re planning those all important 'soirees’ or noting down your new crême brulée recipe. My particular favourite page is where they show the route plan of the perfect buffet…

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Charles Dickens Personalised Vintage Notebook

This is one of my favourites I’ve made recently! I added in a striped headband which is something I think I will do as standard going forward and it adds a certain something and makes the book look neater! It’s also quite large so would make a great diary or ‘at home’ book rather than a pop in the bag one. 

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The Simple Things Magazine Books

If you like my page on Facebook, or picked up a copy, you will have seen I was featured in the Simple Things magazine this month! I’m so happy about this, I adore this magazine and love the design and content of it. This is why I sent the editor a book earlier this year, thinking that their readers would be people who might appreciate my books.

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Vintage Wedding Guest Book Idea

This is my newest commission, delivered in person today! I love this old little blue book ‘Some old love stories’. There are maps on manchester included, as requested by the bride, and complementing blue cover pages and marking ribbon. 

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