These will be mini pansies. Painting the stems, coloring the petals, sticking petals and leaves to the stem takes a whole day for just a couple of pansies. The aim is to create a box full of plants. Picture of the complete box will follow when it is finished.
This old bible was not restored, because it was not valuable as such. However, it was very special for two people. Their initials were used in the design of the cover. The bible was repaired and used frequently and lovingly by the owners.
This thesis was bound as a very special document. The linen cloth was hand-painted, the headbands were hand-sewn on the book block.
The content of this book is all about ancient terms used in bookbinding, some terms are still in use. Time passes by and more terms are forgotten.
Small book made to display a nice quote in calligraphy.