Welcome!

“You can’t buy love but you can buy handmade and that is kind of the same thing.” Anon

Books n Boxes is for those who appreciate beautiful stationery. Each and every book or box I create has been made with love, using time honoured, traditional methods and quality materials.

Books n Boxes on Etsy

I have a selection of one off books and boxes available in my Etsy shop. Follow the link to see the full range of items for sale.

I am also happy to discuss any customised commissions, and can give you a quote via email on my contact page

Workshops

Unfortunately, in line with Government advice concerning the ongoing coronavirus situation, I am postponing my bookbinding workshops for the foreseeable future.

“The introductory workshop on bookbinding and repair was excellent. While being thoroughly enjoyable and interesting, it also proved to be very good from an educational perspective – I really did feel that I learned a lot about the subject. (The tea and cake was very good too.) I do now feel that, once I have sourced a few basic tools and materials, I would be able to make a start on my own, which is a fine result from a one-day workshop. You also very kindly helped point us in the direction of possible suppliers, which really helps.”

Dave L

Saturday’s introductory course was a revelation and very enjoyable.  With your carefully prepared materials and unobtrusive supervision and support, the
professional bound book we produced is an invitation to go further with bookbinding. I wonder how straightforward it will be at home on my own. The conversation that flowed was great too, and thanks to Carol for vital cups of tea. 

John W