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  • 4 Words For Paper
    An art project that reignites the tradition of letter writing (with a twist)
  • Australian Zines and Small Press group
    A hub to announce, discuss and review zines + zine related events.
  • BookCrossing
    The world's biggest free book club - catch and release used books
  • Design*Sponge
    A daily website dedicated to home and product design
  • Etsy
    An American site for buying and selling all things handmade
  • Indie art and design
    Directory + blog for australian independent artists, designers + craftspeople
  • Lost At E Minor
    An online magazine about music, illustration, art, photography and more
  • Made It
    An Australian site for buying + selling independent goods online
  • Misprinted Type
    Eduardo Recife, a Brazillian designer + artist
  • On My Desk
    Creative folk sharing the stuff on their desks + pictures of their studios.
  • Penny Black Project
    A 'Little' creative initiative - a six-week project involving the creation of six postage-stamp-sized pieces of art.
  • Print & Pattern
    Oh so beautiful and inspiring illustration/graphics/stuff. Possibly my most favourite + usefully inspiring website ever.
  • Sticky
    A fantastic little zine shop in Degraves Subway, Melbourne
  • The Letterbox
    A typography and graphic design studio in Melbourne, Australia, with an online store selling fonts, books, tshirts, etc.
  • The Matchbox Project
    A random act of semi-artistic kindness (contained in a matchbox) aimed at disrupting someone's day in a tiny but positive way.
  • The Program
    A source of lots of cool arty competitions, opportunities and things...
  • The wish jar
    Author Keri Smith's blogsite
  • Threadless
    Very cool designerly tshirts...
  • Typophile
    Appreciation + production of fine typography
  • Veer
    All things lovely about design: typography, photography, illustration, ideas

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January 26, 2012

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katiecrackernuts

The bookfest sounds fabulous. I can't believe you brought home so many fabulous pieces and pages. Like you I am culling and have been going through old books that have no other value than their subject is of interest and I like the graphic on, often, one page. I am scanning pages and pics and creating an archive of raw images and edited images and a folder of kept pages. Other pages are going into the recycling. Or, I am keeping covers for other projects.

Shelbyville

I sooo know what you mean Katiecrackernuts - it's an ongoing battle for us hoarders, umm, I mean, collectors... ;)

Kylie Jensen

Hi Michelle just wondering if there was a last name to the Valerie and Jim wedding book. My grandparents are from Brisbane and that's what their names were. Grandad originally came from Scotland and Grandma grew up in Mt Gravatt. Anyway would love to know as they have both passed away, as well as their one of two sons in the last 3 years.

Susan: My Food OBsession

Great post on the bookfest. Valerie and Jim's album is just wonderful but at the same time I found it quite sad that this album which has been put together so lovingly was found at a bookfest..... :'(

One a lighter note, I will keep my eyes peeled next time I'm there for some of my own little treasures! - Thanks for the inspiration :P

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