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Bookbinding is both an art and everyday necessity. We encounter so many varieties everyday. The way your magazine is bound can be completely different from the notepad you use at work. Here’s a (long) list of book binding techniques divided into two groups: commercially available and custom, with a photo or two, information and links to tutorials and other resources.
Last year was the Cricut… this year I think my personal gift to myself is a gocco. According to Wikipedia, gocco is a self-contained compact color printing system invented in 1977 by Noboru Hayama. Of course, I fall in love when the product is now discontinued. (Above: gocco print by Jill Bliss via Art Wall)
I’m not a big fan of the 5/$1 postcards in gift shops. Don’t get me wrong, I like it when my friends send me anything in the mail. However, me sending out glossy photos with WordArt on the front… they just don’t say “Emily!” So for a few dollars, I bought some blank note cards and vellum envelopes, printed some of my favorite photos that I took to a local drug store and made these post-note-cards (or note-post-card?).