How to stain paper with coffee

If you’re looking to make an old looking letter, make a sketchbook or bind a nostalgic looking journal, then you’ll want to learn how to stain paper with coffee.  This article offers you a quick guide: What do you need to stain paper with coffee? 1) Mug, tray or bowl If you’re brushing the coffee … Read more

Paper Grain


If you are into art, especially those that involves paper, this is a fundamental understanding that you’d need to grasp: Understanding paper grain direction And that’s what we’ll cover in this quick guide: Why Paper Grain Direction Matters How to determine the grain direction Why Paper Grain Direction Matters Paper to book is like water … Read more

How to Score Pages with Your Bone Folder

how to score pages with bone folder

When doing a bookbinding project that requires book signatures (such as a case binding project), you would often need to score the pages. This is done to ensure a nice fold which can be easily marked and stitched. We often use a bone folder (aka bone scorer) to score the pages. Alternatively, you can use … Read more