Sunday, September 12, 2010

September = Zines!

Here again for this month is my latest mini-zine! It is themed for a Tudor style and content book of hours. This lovely little treasure has verses and poetry from Queen Elizabeth I, Tudor period nursery rhymes/poetry and even some political poetry/commentary of the day!

I started out like the other zine with staining the paper with Walnut Inks, and using Glimmer Mist in Olive Vine around the edges of the paper. I used stickers, tissue tape, die-cuts, and stamped images in various inks for the background. I then printed out my verse on tea-stained paper and glued them as you see.

This is a 6 page zine made from an 8in x 11.5 in sheet of paper which I then had photo copied onto a nice weight of color printer paper and folded.

I made this mini-zine for the group The Tudor Exchange on Swap-bot. If you are interested there is still time to sign up should you like to join the group and have a love for all thing Tudor just send me a request!

Well, time to go for now there will be many more new posts coming soon as I have lots of crafts to make today and all this week! Until then happy crafting and swapping to you all!


  1. Wow! i love your zine! Very nice work. i made a zine many years ago (14 years maybe?), but it was more focused on my writing and poetry than art. Back then i wrote more than i did visual art. i ended up doing 5 or 6 issues that i photocopied and handed out to friends. It was called "eclipse" and it was lots of fun. Sometimes i think about doing another, but i don't know if i have the time to add that to the growing list of stuff i want to do!

  2. Thanks! I love them now, I hand make mine, stamps, stickers, pencils, anything really then have them make color copies at Kinko's.