Tutorial Time! #2: A Hopefully-Easy Guide to Adapting Book Covers Into Horizontal Headers (+walk-through videos!)

By popular demand, I’m so excited to bring to you this not-so-mini art tutorial on how to adapt book covers into horizontal headers! You probably know that all of my reviews are posted with full background headers, the graphic entirely relevant to the book cover. And today I’m going to show you how to do … Continue reading Tutorial Time! #2: A Hopefully-Easy Guide to Adapting Book Covers Into Horizontal Headers (+walk-through videos!)

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Tutorial Time! A Super Easy Guide to DIY Sprayed Pages (+ lots of photos!)

In the past year, sprayed pages have really grown in popularity--both publishers and book boxes creating special editions with colored edges! And so, today I wanted to bring you a tutorial on how I paint the edges of my books! I've done this three times and they've all been really successful, so I feel experienced enough … Continue reading Tutorial Time! A Super Easy Guide to DIY Sprayed Pages (+ lots of photos!)

From Concept to Final: The Rogue Treasure Book Box April Theme Card

I know I said I discontinued Tuesday posts, but what I truly said was "I'm discontinuing Tuesday posts unless there's something I want to write about/have to tell you." I just, y'know, didn't include the strikethrough part. #sorrynotsorry But I've got a super special surprise for you because I've recently been working with the lovely Jordyn … Continue reading From Concept to Final: The Rogue Treasure Book Box April Theme Card

Washi Tapes: What They Are & Why Everyone Should Own Them

This week we're taking a break from our regularly scheduled program, Cover Geek, for a different type of design post: a homage, you might call it, to washi tapes. But first, a little public service announcement: I'll be putting Tuesday posts (and similarly Cover Geek) on hold for a couple of weeks to a couple of months … Continue reading Washi Tapes: What They Are & Why Everyone Should Own Them