Notebook with their own hands
Many of you have probably looked into the small shop selling handmade crafts. Usually, all that he saw a man - a nice little thing, pleasing the eye, and is rarely what it invested long and hard work. Today we'll show you how to create your own hands notebook.
- My name is Thais. I am a student - studying to manager of hotel service in the third year, for work opportunities. In his spare time in this kind of trades Handmaiden. Why notebooks? I love functional things. Since childhood, I love all kinds of notebooks, I was literally dragged from the shelves with them. What offers shops eventually stopped me to arrange both in price and quality, and a year of work in store scrapbooking spurred to conquer new heights! So in August, inspired, made its first notebook - says Thais
Many use tablets or cell phones, and notebooks and notebooks gradually die out for recording. But digital media is not able to pass all the warmth, all the sharpness of thought, recorded there. You can not paste to a memorable ticket out of the theater, in which you go with the one you love, you can not draw on sitting in a boring lecture fields.
Let us turn to the immediate creation of a notepad.
It all starts with a paper cutter, rounding corners and toning. There is a huge range of colors in which to paint the page - it all depends on the customer's taste. Usually, if there is no wish, Thais Tonirujushchaja paper in beige color - it gives the effect of old and pleasant aroma of coffee
Each sheet after toning dried and ironed on both sides. This process is very troublesome, as it is likely to burn the pages and burned himself
In one notebook usually 100 sheets (200 pages) In fact, to treat each of them takes 5 to 10 minutes, depending on whether what shade is needed. Usually, it is the long, monotonous and tedious process, but without it - anywhere.
As a rule, people do not buy themselves such we launched, mostly notebooks bought for a gift a loved one. Specifies the desired items, color preferences, and in which the decoration is configured notebook style.
The main element of the notebook - the unit is ready, it is now possible to flash
That is why, as far as quality is stitched and pasted block depends on the quality of the notebook as a whole.
- I'm trying to get my notebooks were not only beautiful element, but also have a clear functional. Most of the notebooks I've done, you can safely put in a bag and not be afraid of that from them that something will fall off
individual names in this species Handmaiden not, but handmade notebooks can be attributed to scrapbooking - the art of making family photo albums and postcards, as the process uses a lot of similarities
Scrapbooking, how it is seen now, was formed in the XVII century in America. At that time, the girls struck up a special book, which pasted newspaper clippings, pictures, poems, and their drawings. Later this art form developed and now has grown into a huge sphere. In America, scrapbooking National Day is celebrated on the first Saturday of May. On this occasion, large fairs are held
This hobby takes a person a lot of time, effort, and is not cheap.
- My friend is engaged in airsoft - in fact the reconstruction of military events with a complete re-creation of costumes, weapons, and other things. Once we sat down to count the cost of the minimum set needed for airsoft and scrapbooking. Airsoft lost - laughing Thais. In the CIS, scrapbooking has become popular recently, so virtually all of the materials are imported from abroad.
When the pages are stitched, glued and endpapers block is pasted, you can begin to cover.
- Most often I use American cotton, which in our city is a big deficit. American cotton easily sewn, high-quality material. With so not scary and the institute to go!
When the cover is glued, it must be sewn for durability and aesthetics.
- I use a sewing machine 40-50's, which I inherited from my grandmother. It is terribly hard and each time raising her terribly. I hope soon to get yourself a table on which she will take her allotted place.
Most orders received before the holidays. The pre-season is a very important time for all hendmeyderov since undergoing a large number of trade fairs in which you can participate.
In addition to notebooks, Tais spare time doing other things. For example, the decorative cabinet. As well as wreaths, jewelry, dream catchers, cupboards.
- It is impossible for a long time to dwell on one thing - time to get bored. And for hendmeyderov is death, - says the girl
The main work is done, it is necessary to decorate the cover and the inside of a notebook based on the customer's tastes. This is the moment for which all and was started. There is hope for luck. You never know in advance - please a man or not
variety of elements used to create the decor. For example, the notebook must be in a country style with the mandatory use of the "X" sign. Thais decides to make it out of a book page. Each element is carefully thought out - if he does not come off? How much will be convenient when writing?
skrapbukerskaya technique "hot embossing" will be used for this notebook. With a special dryer heated and melted powder, creating a volumetric figure
In the process of dressing is considered a lot of things, how to best combine to make them appear as a single entity. From this it turns a notebook style
In the workplace, creating an atmosphere of creative chaos. - In order to work is not possible, and so that all will be thrown out - and immediately see what and where! - laughs Tais
Development and design of the notebook from scratch together with its drying takes a whole one week. This time is necessary for a trip to the shops, toning, sshivanieya block, decoration and cover stitching.
Any notes should stand a certain amount of time before it can be used. This will give the finished product with high quality and durability
- Normally, when I do notepads next to me turns my cat. His name is Toto. I think he feels the painstaking and clean atmosphere in the room and he was interesting and enjoyable. I hope so
After checking each item, decorated by endpapers and sheets, glued logo - we can say that the notebook is ready and waiting for his master. If the customer buys it as a gift, he also packed in kraft paper.
- I believe that everything that is created by hand - magical.
This is not a compliment to myself, this is not a compliment to anyone - I really think so. Everything that is created by hand is the soul. All that is created by hands, will never happen again.