Shop Etsy

Come Craft With the Etsy Labs & Esther K. Smith: Rolling Ball Books and Ornaments

Nov 19, 2009

by Julie Schneider

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

Want to test out our latest How-Tuesday project with us at the Etsy Labs? Come join us for a free workshop with artist and author Esther K. Smith— whether you’re in Brooklyn or anywhere in the world. Stop by for our weekly Craft Night in our online, interactive classroom, the Virtual Labs, for a live demo via webcam at 5 p.m. ET, or in person at the Etsy Labs in Brooklyn anytime between 4-8 p.m. ET at 55 Washington Street, Suite 512 in Brooklyn, New York. (Click here to see what time 5 p.m. ET is in your hometown.) Craft Night is a time to make things, sharpen your craft skills, and meet new friends.

This week, on Monday, November 23, Esther K. Smith will show us how to make rolling ball books and ornaments. Is it a book or a toy? You decide!

 

Esther K. Smith is Purgatory Pie Press designer and author of How to Make Books and Magic Books & Paper Toys. She handcrafts artist books and limited editions at Purgatory Pie Press in New York City, collaborating with typographer Dikko Faust and other artists and writers. Keep an eye out for her new book, The Paper Bride, in December 2009.

 

Looking for more paper projects? Try these how-to’s:

Paper Flowers | Do-Si-Do Books

Will we see you on Monday? Let us know in the comments below.

 

 

How To Make Books by Esther K Smith
How To Make Books by Esther K Smith
Making Books With Kids
Making Books With Kids
Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type: The 1874 Masterpiece of Colorful Typography
Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type: The 1874 Masterpiece of Colorful Typography
The World at my Fingertips
The World at my Fingertips
PurgatoryPiePressINK
$150.00 USD
Marriage for All / Eat Drink & Be Married coaster
Marriage for All / Eat Drink & Be Married coaster
Magic Books and Paper Toys  (E-Z Pop-Ups and Other Paper Playthings to Amaze and Delight)
Magic Books and Paper Toys (E-Z Pop-Ups and Other Paper Playthings to Amaze and Delight)
EarBookShelf
EarBookShelf
PurgatoryPiePressINK
$150.00 USD
PPP ABC XYZ - white
PPP ABC XYZ - white
PurgatoryPiePressINK
$150.00 USD
PurgaSquare Postcard Boxed Set - 12 Cards
PurgaSquare Postcard Boxed Set - 12 Cards
PurgatoryPiePressINK
$100.00 USD
Brains and Spines
Brains and Spines
We Spy USA
We Spy USA
The Happersett Accordion
The Happersett Accordion
PurgatoryPiePressINK
$111.00 USD
Cranberry pop. Paper Bauble Set
Cranberry pop. Paper Bauble Set
Sold
Christmas Gift Tags - Winter Tree - Set of 5
Christmas Gift Tags - Winter Tree - Set of 5
Sold
Paper Shakespearian tree ornaments
Paper Shakespearian tree ornaments
Sold
Plantable Dove Hang Tags -One Dozen - Use for gifts or as an ornament - Eco Friendly
Plantable Dove Hang Tags -One Dozen - Use for gifts or as an ornament - Eco Friendly
Sold
Whitebird Queen Perching Decoration
Whitebird Queen Perching Decoration
Sold

38 comments

Sign in to add your own