creativemarama

creating beautiful journals and books

Bespoke boxes and magical housings

The highlight of my recent trip to the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington was meeting up with Conservation Technician Nina Zimowit who has been making bespoke boxes and containers for … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

peace on earth – 2018

January 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rave review for The Moon and the Room

Sadie says, ‘More, more!’                               https://themoonandtheroom.com.        

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Moon and the Room

Today a courier arrived at my front door with a package from New Zealand. It contained three copies – hot off the press – of The Moon and the Room, … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weekend at the Bindery

At Bookarts Bindery in the inner suburb of Griffith, Canberra, Joy and John Tonkin specialise in the creation, conservation and restoration of books and works of art on paper. Both … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

2017

  Blossom turns to fruit, fruit turns to seed, seed turns to shoot and on again……

January 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Alexander Turnbull Library blog

  This week, Rose-Marie Tonk, Collections Librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library (National library of New Zealand) posted a blog titled Marama Warren: living a creative life. Rose-Marie writes of … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Vintage cookbook changes form

  Vintage cookbook once discarded lends its paper to new forms. Egg shell cup and saucer take shape. From the old new dreams are born. Who would have thought I could … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Alexander Turnbull Library collects me!

Here are some photos taken in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington New Zealand featuring eight of my artist’s books. The display will continue … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

Work with what you’ve got

At my ‘Finding Content’ workshop in Melbourne recently I heard myself tell the group to ‘just work with what you’ve got.’ It made me wonder – where did that idea … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

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