The “flow BOOK FOR PAPER LOVERS”

Yesterday I found this book at my favorite bookstore and I just had to get it. I couldn't resist. The book is called "flow BOOK FOR PAPER LOVERS" and was made by flow magazine. It has more than 300 pages of pretty paper, tags, journaling cards... and is divided into three different section called print studio, paper studio, and pattern studio.

Yesterday I found this book at my favorite bookstore and I just had to get it. I couldn’t resist.  The book is called “flow BOOK FOR PAPER LOVERS” and was made by flow magazine. It has more than 300 pages of pretty paper, tags, journaling cards… and is divided into three different section called print studio, paper studio, and pattern studio.

Print Studio

The print studio contains writing paper, tags, postcards, envelopes, all kinds of different stickers and my favorite a pop-up typewriter. They all come in different designs and are super cute.

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Every sheet of writing paper has an icon on the front and a pattern on the back. There are 23 different sheets in all kind of different designs. They are perfect for writing letters and pen paling (what a surprise) but you can also use the for any other craft project and journaling.

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Next are these beautiful tags. There are 26 different ones and I love every single one of them. They have a pattern on the front and an icon as well as lines to write on on the back.

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There are 12 different little postcards you could also use as journaling cards.

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Following are 12 cut-out envelopes in different designs.

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My absolute favorite is the pop-up typewriter. Not only do I love typewriters in general but also love the color and idea of this.

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The last thing that is contained in the print studio is 6 sticker sheets.  Two of them are alphabet stickers, two other sheets have pink hearts, stars, and flowers on and the last two sticker sheets hold circles with different designs.

Paper Studio

The paper studio contains office stationary, tissue paper, wrapping paper, stickers, colored paper, a garland saying “let’s stay home”, mini posters as well as a large poster, fold-your-own paper boats, a 3D poster, mini booklets, which are the cutest, and finally monthly calendar sheets.

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The office stationary includes 6 sheets of paper with different designs on the front and the back. There are different types of graph paper as well as lines paper.

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Next are 6 designs similar to the picture above.

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I absolutely love the tissue paper, which comes in 3 different designs. I can’t wait to use them.

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The paper studio also includes 4 sheets of different wrapping paper which can be used for all kinds of projects besides to wrap presents.  Each sheet has a different design on each side.

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Next are 2 different sheets of this kind of stickers.

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This is my favorite out of the three small posters which have different designs on each side.

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I also love this side of the big poster and I am definitely going to put this up on my wall.

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The let’s stay home garland is blue on the one side and yellow on the other side.

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Next are the fold-your-own paper boats. At first, there is a short explanation of how to fold a paper boat followed by 11 sheets of paper with different designs on both sides to fold your boat with. The design on the left of the second picture is my favorite.

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Aren’t these super cute?

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Last, there are these monthly calendar sheets with different designs. Now, there are also a lot of different sheets of colored paper in this part of the book

There are also a lot of different sheets of colored paper in this part of the book.

Patterns Studio

The last section of the book contains cut-out flags in various designs, a create your own landscape poster with stickers, a lot of patterns, some more wrapping paper, mini cards, stickers and patterns you can color in yourself.

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The first part of this section includes 12 sheets of cut-out flags in all kinds of colors and patterns.

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Following is the create-your-own landscape poster with stickers but I am pretty sure I will use the stickers elsewhere.

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Next are 10 sheets with lots of different patterns. Again, they can be used for all kinds of projects.

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There are also 8 more postcards.

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This part of the book includes two more sticker sheets. The second one has glitter on the stickers but you can’t really see it in the picture. I love the first sheet of those two because the stickers are kind of random.

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There are also 12 sheets of patterned paper you can color yourself.

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Lats but not least are four more sheets of wrapping paper and I am so happy they included the “retro design” in these because I absolutely love it and can’t wait to use it. Each sheet of wrapping paper has a different design on each side.


I think this is the fourth edition of the flow book for paper lovers and I am so happy to have found it. I got the book for 20€ which is really cheap considering how much stuff is in there.

What do you think about this book?

Lots of Love

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The Wonderful World Of Zines

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A couple of days ago I watched a video titled “How to make a zine” by Jordan Clark and it introduced me to the wonderful world of Zines.

A zine basically is a self-published magazine and there is a whole community around it. People make zines with their art, poems or make collages. You could even turn it into a letter or an invitation. There are no rules, what I love about it. Some people publish them online but my favorite way to publish it is to leave it at random places for people to find.

I immediately started making some of my own and fell in love with it. Zines are a great way to express my creativity or to write my poems in. What do you think about my zine?

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I really wanted to try out leaving it at random places. I even made a couple of copies but I chickened out because some of my friends were with me and I still don’t want them to know about this kind of things. Next time, when I am on my own I will definitely do it.  I already made the copies.

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Craft Store Haul

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On december 6th we celebrate Nikolaus in Germany. I don’t want to get deep into what Nikolaus is but here is a brief explanation. In the night up to december 6th Nikolaus goes from house to house and leaves candy and little presents for the children living there. He is kind of like Santa Clause but has a religions background. I didn’t expect to get anything this year because I thought I am now to old for it but I was wrong. I got some chocolate, washitape a little money and a gift card for the craft store., which I decided to spend today.

I was waiting all week to finally go and pick up the things I wanted. I have a huge list of things I want from the craft store and although I spend almost 50€ I didn’t get everything. But here is what  I got:

1. A set of six fineliners

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Fineliners were one of the top three on my list because my old one ran out of ink and since I got into illustrating I decided to get a whole set which includes six different sizes. I discovered that I rather use a smaller size for doing my illustrations and a bigger size for my lettering. My old fineliner was a size 0.3 and it never seemed to be the right size. Now I can choose and experiment. The set was 14,99€, which is a good price considering that a single fineliner is 3,49€.

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2. A Tombow Fudenosuke Pen

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I already have 10 Tombow dual brush pens and I know that I will get a pack of 18 dual brush pens for christmas, which I am really excited about. The Tombow brush pens are my favorite pens. I am obsessed with them. The Fudensuke has a brush tip but it is way smaller that the brush tip of the dual brush pens, which makes it easier to write small things. It is filled with back ink and was 2,99€ as far as I remember. It is not on my recipe. I think the cashier might have forgotten to scan it.

3. Water-colours and water-colour paper

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I have been using my old set of water-colours, which is used in school years ago, quite I bit and since it is for kids it didn’t have good colours in it. I want to try using water colours for my projects because I love the way they look so I decided to get this set. I absolutely love the colors and already used them for a bunch of christmas cards. The set was 14,99€ and it came with one brush. The water-colour paper includes 20 sheets and was 10,99€ which in my opinion was a little bit expensive but the colours look amazing on it.

4. A water-colour brush

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I have seen this brush on instagram and I always wanted to try it too. It isn’t as easy as it seems in the videos but I am sure I will get the hang of it. The brush was 6,99€, which is a little expensive but it was worth it.

I am really excited to use all of my new items and can’t wait for my exams to be over and have more time to do so. What do you think about what I got? What do you wish for christmas this year?

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How to turn a book into a pencil case

I love books and I think most of you do too.

What I love to do is turn old books into pencil cases. I have done that quite a few times now and because my old one is slowly falling apart I decided to make a new one. I figured if I do it I might as well tell you guys how you can make one too. I tried to take pictures along the process but I failed. I hope you still will be able to understand the steps.

Material

  • Old Book
  • Sticky foil
  • Cutter
  • Cardboard
  • Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Ruler
  • Elastic band
  • Something heavy
  • Plastic Wrap

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Coloring Eggs

Well today my friend and I colored some eggs for Easter. Here are some pictures of it.

In case you want to do it too we used just normal egg coloring color we got at the store, brushes, toothpicks and Q-Tipps.

We boiled the eggs first (I hope this is how you say it) and after they cooled down we colored them.

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