• Paper Crafts

    Naked envelope spine, spiral binding or hinge binding system?

    I need an opinion for a binding system for a journal I already sell in my shop. The choices are the exposed envelope spine system I discuss in this post, or a spiral or hinge binding system. Let me know in the comments below what you think. Late last night, I completed another custom order, one of my “The Love We Share Journals.” This is a book made up of six envelopes that are adhered together and folded to form a dozen pockets for journaling cards. The spine in this book consists of the exposed edges of the envelopes, which I ink with Tim Holtz Distress Ink. After exchanging several…