What’s hoppin’ at A. Fain Books’ Etsy Shop?

Here’s a quick look at some of what I’ve been working on here in the studio lately.  Most all of it is available from my etsy shop: afainbooks.etsy.com

Eco Books

Lark Books has recently come out with a new book called Eco Books: Inventive Projects from the Recycling Bin put together by Terry Taylor.  It’s totally great, simple as that.  Each project is by a different book artist, many of which are local to Western North Carolina (I happen to be one of them, but […]

Mini-Stocking Stuffers

Here’s a little taste of my new set of miniature journals.   I made them for my first time exhibiting at the Craft Fair for the Southern Highland Craft Guild.  I had stocking-stuffers in mind, though using walnut dye to stain the covers tones them down a bit.  They don’t necessarily have a  cheery holiday […]

Miniature Books

Did you know: “Miniature books, most of which are less than three inches tall and some of which are smaller than a penny, have delighted readers for centuries. Popular because they were easily carried or concealed, these historic books range from tiny “Thumb Bibles” to illustrated nursery rhymes.”   4000 years of Miniature Books, Lily Library. […]