Custom Journals and Book Projects

This is a glimpse of just a few of the projects going on behind the scenes here recently. Custom Designed Quarter Bound Journal Special Designed line of Blank Journals for Colorado Bookstore

New Items for Holy Cow! Journals

We’re Rolling Out New Items from the Holy Cow! Line of Blank Journals and Notebooks!! Holy Cow! Books and Journals launched around May of this year was our first official “retail brand”, catered to the smaller independent bookstore/gift shop market. Our flagship journal, the…

KS Book Fest Recap

The Kansas Book Festival last week went well. It was a great day weather wise, and the event was well organized and was a fun time. Once I got setup, I was quickly into the vibe of the show and many great, friendly people…

Come See Us at The Kansas Book Festival Sept. 10th, 2016

Come one, come all. This should be a fun day! We’ll have a huge assortment of all the various style blank journals and notebooks we produce and will be offering free personalization on any item purchased at the Kansas Book Festival in Topeka KS,…

Fun with Comics

Had some fun making some new journals, by up-cycling some comic book covers we had laying around the shop. We cut the covers down, film laminate them with a high gloss finish and duplexed them to Mohawk 34 point material which is stiff and…

Tie Dye Blank Journals Now on Sale!

It’s that time again! Here’s a glimpse at some of our annual Tie Dye line of journals. We will be taking these to the Kansas Book Festival on Sept 10th and after that to shows in Colorado. These usually completely sell out and fast….

Special Edition Binding: Rez Dog by Tom Frye

The back cover of the paper back edition reads: “The thunder beings were active the night he was born on Pine Ridge. The Pit bull pup was named Wakinyan tonwapi, meaning the source of thunder and lightning in Lakota. But his DEA handler simply…

Iowa Nice

I had a nice journey through Iowa this week, for the purpose of seeing some existing commercial accounts and opening up some new retailers for our Holy Cow! Journals. I had always heard the term: Iowa Nice,and based on the reception I received for…

The Vertical Book Press …..by Tony

Every aspiring hand bookbinder usually has a number of various types of clamps and presses. We acquired a nice solid iron horizontal press last year that we use daily for pressing and finishing of books. But we needed a vertical style clamp for working…

Tie Dye Time!

Every summer for the last 3 years, we make up a small batch of tie dye blank journals. We started doing this in small numbers and took the journals to sell outside concerts at places like Red Rocks. They have always been a popular…

Come see us at the Kansas Book Festival!

We’ll be exhibiting our complete lines of journals and promoting some of our new “special edition” services for authors and publishers at the Kansas Book Festival on Sept 10th in Topeka, KS. More details to come as we get closer to September. Click on…

Go Wander!

Every now and then you just need to stop, take a deep breath and ask yourself: “How am I feeling right now?” and “Where are we headed now?” and even better, let yourself go off a tangent and “wander around a bit”. Explore. In…