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Summer is over and I’m back in the studio again, and this past week has been very productive!  First up we have six eyecatching notebooks that feature the character cards from a vintage Cluedo (Clue, for the Americans reading this) board game.  The covers have been made using a vibrant deep yellow book cloth, so these books have a certain tactile appeal as well as being very bright!

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Those of you with sharp memories will recall that last year I picked up some vintage board games at a car boot sale, and if you’re really on the ball you’ll know that about a week ago I was having fun with some PVA glue and Monopoly money.  I’ve finally finished a few notebooks made with the board games so I thought I’d best show them off.

First up I made a set.  An old cigar box has been decoupaged with Monopoly money and lined with black bookcloth, and the box houses two notebooks (one A5 and one A6).

I’m not sure how well the full set will sell, so the rest of the books will be sold singly.  So far I’ve got another two (one A5 and one A6) Monopoly books, and two A5 Cluedo books – I’ll hopefully finish stitching the A6 Cluedo books tomorrow.

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Project 365 – Day 1

Well, here goes (again).  I made my first attempt at Project 365 in 2010, and got 220 days into it before we found out that my father was seriously ill and I decided to put the photography on hold.  I intended to start it up again on 1st January 2011… but clearly I still had other things on my mind at that point and again the project was deferred.

It’s now 2012, and I’m finally having another go.  Today I spent all morning in my studio cutting up vintage board games and planning what I’m going to make with them…

1st January 2012 – “Whodunnit?”

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