Cyber Week Sale!!

Pssst!  Heads up about next week!!

Sprouts Press is having an EPIC cyber week sale this year!!  

20% off everything PLUS free shipping!!  Woot!!  I’m so happy to be able to finally offer free shipping, this is something I’ve really wanted to offer all you fantastic, book-loving people!!  Read on for details.

From November 20 – 26, 2018 my whole shop will be on sale, and free shipping will be applied at checkout.  That’s right, no coupon codes or secret passwords – it’s for everyone!!  Enjoy!!!

DETAILS
-Sale applies to my entire Etsy shop: sproutspress.etsy.com.
-Items will already be marked down in my etsy shop – no need for coupon codes at checkout.
-Free shipping is for everywhere – it’s for everyone!!
-Sale runs from November 20 – 26, 2018.
-All sale purchases are final sale.

Go here to start browsing!

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Wordless Wednesday 24.10.18

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See you Saturday!

It’s finally here – the Paper Fair is this Saturday at Toronto’ First Post Office!

This is the annual show that brings together an amazing group of stationers, illustrators, makers, designers and purveyors of beautiful paper goods! If you’re a snail mail junkie you probably already have this marked in your calendar. If not – see you there?! It’ll be loads of fun, I promise!!

When: Saturday June 16, 2018 11am – 5pm.

Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street E, Toronto

For more information and to see vendors, please go here.

East End Folks: Upcoming Bookbinding Class!

I’ll be at the gorgeous studio-shop of Gotamago on June 9 teaching the popular Bookbinding Sampler class.  If you missed it last time, now’s your chance!

In this sampler-style bookbinding workshop students will learn the tools of the trade with easy, softcover bookbinding techniques to create unique, handmade books. Everyone will leave with three finished notebooks, made by (their own!) hand.

What: Bookbinding Sampler Workshop For Beginners
When: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11:00am-3:00pm
Where: Gotamago, 1231 Woodbine Avenue, Toronto

For more information and to register for this class, please go here.

Sprouts Press in Toronto’s East End

Introducing ROWAN, one of the lovely retailers carrying Sprouts Press handbound journals!  They’ve got a selection of our leather bound journals and handpainted notebooks, reach out to them to learn current stock levels.

We love this shop for it’s carefully selected products, workshops and in-shop crafted herbal skin care line.  Seriously, go check them out!

ROWAN Homespun Market
2196 Queen Street East, Toronto
www.rowanhomespun.com

Craft Ontario!

You may have noticed my list of retailers has grown over the last few weeks.  I’m so happy to share the latest stockist of Sprouts Press handbound journals; the Craft Ontario Shop!

dsc_0707Located in their brand new gorgeous building, the Craft Ontario (formerly Ontario Crafts Council) shop represents the best of the best here in Ontario.  You’ll find ceramics, wood pieces, mixed media, glass and more.  Find a great selection of Sprouts Press handbound journals: one of a kind books, coptic books, albums, mini books, etc.  Definitely go check it out!!

Where: 1106 Queen Street West, Toronto
For more information about Craft Ontario shop, please visit their website.

Hello New Orleans!

dsc_0666_fotorThe Bookbinding Kits are on the move again!  I’m so happy to announce Sprouts Press newest retailer: The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in Louisiana!  Yippee!  I’m slowly building up a roster of select bricks-and-mortar shops that carry my pieces.  I like the idea of growing this side of my business at a measured pace to ensure quality.

If you don’t follow Sprouts Press on any social media platforms, you may have missed a couple of the other new retailers.  Please welcome the Spacing Store, right here in Toronto, Twist Creations Boutique, in Quebec, and the Craft Ontario Shop on Queen West!  Woot!!

To see a full list of fine retailers carrying Sprouts Press products, please go here.

Studio Sunday

After a bit of a break from it all, Sprouts Press is back and ready for a new year!collageitTo start things off I’d like to introduce my newest retailer; Twist Creations in Quebec!!  This is a lovely boutique, with two locations, that I’m so thrilled to be a part of!  They have both sizes of leather journals, in all the colours.

In other news the first Sprouts Press Newsletter for 2017 will be going out this week.  If you’re not already a subscriber why not give it a try?  I send one email per month about bookbinding, upcoming classes & shows, latest projects, ideas to use your journals, and sometimes contests or giveaways.  Sound like fun?  Go here to subscribe!

Sprouts Press goes to Elora!

I’m so pleased to announce my newest retailer; Twice Loved Books in Elora Ontario!!

They’ve got a full roster of DIY Bookbinding Kits, perfect for crafty folks! Now go and visit this cute bookstore!!

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Sprouts Press + Brika

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I’m so happy to announce that you can now find Sprouts Press products on Brika.com!!  Woot!!  I’ve been impressed with this site and it’s well-curated collection of handmade items for a while now.  So naturally, I’m over the moon to be the featured maker this week!!

Part of this feature is an interview, a great Q & A to give you a bit more insight into what I do and why.  Here’s a snippet:

“Carolyn Eady’s first job was at the public library, back when she was starting high school. She loved reading and writing before, but this constant exposure to books and the world of publications was new to her. She was blown away by the diversity of what a book could be, and loved every minute of it”.

To read the full story go here.