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Category: Build a Book

Etsy Shop!

Blissfully Bookish will be opening an Etsy shop in the next few weeks to deliver all your bookish home good needs! What is a bookish home good need? Cozy Blankets Cozy Hats Baskets Bookmarks Pencil/Pen holders Scarves and so much more! We hope you will stay tuned to see the fabulous items we are going…

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Strategic Planning

I know, I know. Strategic Planning is that big scary thing we all have to learn about in our Master’s program. It can be tedious, exhausting, and disheartening. OR it can be an amazing way to help set your event up for success! So what is Strategic Planning? Balanced Scorecard Institute states: “It is a disciplined…

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Bullet Journal

So throughout this process you have all read my idea of making a bullet journal, but what is a bullet journal? The main website where Bullet Journals seem to have cropped up from says a bullet journal is “a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but…

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Creating Book Pages: Part Two

Now that we have made our paper, decorated our covers, and trimmed our pages, it’s time to get binding! There are many options out there, and I’ve chosen what I consider to be the easiest and fastest. There is always the option to staple your signatures together, but I found this to be bulky during…

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Creating Book Pages: Part One

Now that we’ve created covers for our books, and made paper, it’s time to focus on creating the inside portion of our book! Supplies: Paper Book Scissors Ruler if you want specific measurements (I threw caution to the wind and eyeballed my measurements.) Steps to Trimming Pages: Fold your pages in half. Lay your book…

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Weeding= New Book Cover

We all hate doing it, but it’s something that has to be done. Weeding. Not everything that is weeded meets the fate that the book below did, but many of them do. Recycled, put in garbage bins, or smuggled out of libraries in the dark of night to avoid patrons scowls. Weeding must be done…

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Creating a Book Cover

No matter what type of paper you are using, dust jacket or no dust jacket, the possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your books cover! I have a goal to start using a bullet journal so I knew I wanted to turn my book into a creative outlet to start this new journey.…

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