Favourite Words: Tips for Using Your Journal

Today I’ve decided to share one of my favourite posts about using your journal.  It’s a link way back to the beginning of my Use Your Journal series, but it’s timeless. This post explains a simple use for your journal, but … Continue reading

How to start using your journal – 3 easy exercises

Today I’m talking to all the folks out there who have found their perfect, ideal journal and are holding on to it, waiting for inspiration to strike.  Today I’m travelling back in time to a post I wrote a couple of … Continue reading

The Indigo Journal

Day 9/365 I’ve been working on hand dying papers with indigo over the last few weeks, both in my own studio and at Paperhouse Studio here in Toronto.   After a bit of trial and error I’ve been able to … Continue reading

Sprouts Press ranked in Top 25 Bookbinding Blogs!

It’s official, my little bookbinding blog has been ranked in the Top 25 Bookbinding Blogs by Feedspot!!  I’m humbled and honoured to be among some remarkable bookbinding blogs in this list.  I’ve included the full list at the end. It’s … Continue reading

Studio Sunday

After a bit of a break from it all, Sprouts Press is back and ready for a new year!To start things off I’d like to introduce my newest retailer; Twist Creations in Quebec!!  This is a lovely boutique, with two … Continue reading

Blue & Grey

Day 308/365Inspired by a rainy day after such a glorious weekend here in Toronto, I’ve pulled together a collection of blue and grey books.  Get your tea and your favourite pen, it’s time to get cozy and use your journals!! … Continue reading

Indigo, Florentine and Fabric!

Day 135/365After posting my latest instalment of Use Your Journal, I realized that there were only two Starburst Journals in my Etsy shop.  I’m happy to say that I’ve taken some time to put these ones together and list them … Continue reading


Day 90/365 Today has been all about dusting off my old calligraphy stuff.  It’s old in age, but new again to me!  I’m starting pretty much from scratch, with some great titles from the library to inspire and guide me. … Continue reading

*NEW* East End Bookbinding Workshop!

For the first time ever, Sprouts Press will be offering bookbinding classes in the east end of Toronto!!  I’ll be at the stunning Gotamago Studio – Shop on Woodbine, north of Bloor. In this sampler-style bookbinding workshop students will learn the tools of the … Continue reading