New collection available now!

sasha kretova tartu collection

Exciting news! I have finally finished working on my new collection of notebooks and am ready to show it to you. I am in love with these notebooks, they have so much character! I used my signature binding technique, that I use in my classic notebooks, and it is amazing, because it lets the notebooks open flat. I also added a cotton spine to them, which makes them more durable. As all of my products, they are made of recycled paper and carton, so they are both stylish and eco-friendly.

sasha kretova tartu collection

This collection is very near and dear to my heart, because it reminds me of very inspiring time in my life that I spent in Tartu, Estonia last year. I talked about it in my post about why I decided to work on my creative business full time. I spent a month at an art residence, where I got to be one on one with my art surrounded by creativity and inspiration. That experience gave a starting point to finding my purpose and realizing what I am good at and what is it that I love to do the most. I am extremely grateful for that time in my life and this collection reflects that. I used the designs I created in Tartu during that month and hand-printed them on the covers of these books.

sasha kretova tartu collection

This collection is all about learning, trying new things and being inspired by the process itself. To create these designs I learned linocut technique and I was so inspired by the process that I let the material lead me. I did not plan anything ahead, I just took the tools and got cutting. The process was very meditative, but also really creative. I learned to be in the moment with my own work and really appreciate the process of doing what I truly enjoy and that was an amazing experience.

sasha kretova tartu collection You can purchase these notebooks from my shop here, or on Etsy here. They come with either plain or lined pages, so you can choose the one which is the most suitable for your creative process. The paper is nice and thick, so you can use pens and sharpies and they won't show through. At the moment there is a limited amount of these notebooks available, so act fast if you want one!

1 comment:

  1. I love them! And I love that you were inspired by the process itself, that's so important!