Monday, June 30, 2014

Pamela's Chinese booklet

When Pamela of Cappuccino and Art Journal fame was here last Monday (click on the link to go to her post [with pics] about the day), she gifted me with a cute little booklet she's made using mostly papers she'd found in San Francisco's Chinatown. The cover is a little paper bag, and the pages are a wide variety of things including joss papers, which I wasn't familiar with before.

As I told her at the time, red isn't really one of my go-to colors, and Chinese isn't on my top ten list of countries to visit, but I became more charmed by the booklet the longer I looked thru it. I'm contemplating actually using it, tho not sure for what yet. I expect something will present itself and the booklet will be perfect for whatever it is. Thanks, Pamela!

The cover, turned sideways so you can see it as the bag it was.
Front cover on top, about 4"x4".

The penmanship pages are very cool.


  1. Wow this is so cool Leslie - love the vivid colours!

  2. Funny to see my book here -- happy you liked it. Leslie. Maybe you will want to visit the joss paper shops here in SF when you visit!

  3. Lucky you! I've read about joss papers here and there and am not real sure what it is either. I think I need a trip to Chinatown soon.....