Unique Coptic Bound A4 Photograph Album, handcrafted with Original Cyanotype Covers … A Treasure of Wildflowers to Treasure Your Memories In

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The covers for this landscape A4 hand bound book were made using original cyanotype prints.

The front cover is a wet cyanotype, created using flowers from my garden and wildflowers gathered from the hedgerows around my beautiful Wiltshire home Wild … there are Wild Mallows, Oxeye Daises, Buttercups and poppies and Osteospermums. The back features wild umbelliferae.

Dimensions – A4, 11.69 x 8.27 inches

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This album has a lovely rich feel to it because I used gold ink and silver ink, as well as a few pinches of salt in the development process. I used Hahnemuhle Buggra Bütten paper to create both cover prints.

The inside covers are made using handmade tea Mitsumata paper from the Himalayan foothills of Nepal. Mitsumata plants are a sustainable and renewable resource. The book is stitched together with royal blue Irish Linen waxed 4-ply thread.

I used Coptic stitching to bind the book together. Coptic binding means that the book will lie completely flat when opened, which makes it perfect as a photograph album, and also for journaling or sketching.

The pages of this book were created using recycled A2 White Craft Card at a nice heavy weight of 220gsm, which makes it perfect for photograph albums. It would also work wonderfully well as an artist’s sketchbook … you can stick lots of great craft materials on this card for a beautiful finish. As it’s 100% recycled it has a slight texture to it which is great for crayons, pastel and paint work.

The grey-board used for the covers is also, wherever possible, made from recycled materials.

This book is unique and made entirely by hand.

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