Author: Just Terrific

{9.22.16} Roc Girl Gang Maker’s Feature

The popular Rochester blog Roc Girl Gang recently featured my work! Read more about my products and background and see some insight to my process. These wonderful photographs are courtesy of Jacayln Meyvis. Big thanks to Sarah and the team

Posted in Studio Updates

{9.9.15} Artist at Work at the Rochester Public Market

One of my favorite aspects of the city, is the Rochester Public Market. Not only can you buy delicious local produce direct from the farmers – but this past week, you could see me demonstrating some bookbinding! To raise awareness

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{4.21.15} Books, books and more books! 9th Annual Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

I had such a wonderful weekend at the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair! I spent the weekend participating in this unique show – filled with printers, illustrators, authors, book makers and other book-ish people. I had a display of my

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{3.30.15} Adding a Personal Touch to a Bridal Bouquet

I’m really excited to share this project with you – I had to wait a week or so, so the lucky bride-to-be could open this gift at her bridal shower… I created this miniature book to hang from her floral

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{12.3.14} An Adventure in Chalk Lettering

When the owner of my favorite local coffee shop asked me to help out with the renovations of his coffee shop, of course I said YES! Towpath Cafe in the Village of Fairport, recently underwent a remodel of his coffee

Posted in Crafts

{11.20.14} The Local Knowledge Industry: WXXI Connections Radio Show

I recently was on WXXI’s Connections with Evan Dawson! I was there as part of a group with the owners of the Rochester Brainery. We discussed all the interesting classes being offered at the Brainery and I was able to

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{11.11.14} FOX Rochester’s ‘Good Day Rochester’ TV spot!

I was fortunate enough to be asked by the fabulous ladies at the Rochester Brainery to come in (bright and early!) to be on Fox Rochester’s “Good Day Rochester” morning news program! The short segment features a brief overview of

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{10.8.14} A Rustic Wedding Guestbook for Rachel & Matt

A few weeks ago, my two close friends Rachel & Matt, tied the knot at a beautiful and rustic location in western New York. I was super excited when they asked me to create their guestbook, because it gave me

Posted in Bookbinding

{7.30.14} A Single Edition Quote Book: A Very Personal Gift

I recently completed a small commissioned job of a single edition quote book. From a word document given to me by the client, to a beautifully bound keepsake, this came together and made a lovely and personal gift from one

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{7.22.14} Recap: JACK Fine Craft and Trade Fair

This past Sunday I took part in the Jack of all Trades Fine Craft and Trade Fair in Buffalo. This was the first year for the event and the show was well organized, fun, and filled with people throughout the

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