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Gretchen Schaleger

Gretchen Schaleger

The theme is flowers, using the text "All the flowers of tomorrow and in the seeds of today" by Willa Hoey. Cover: Neenah Classic Linen cover stock and gift wrap. Text: Crane Crest. Text and colophon written with Higgins Eternal Ink using Mitchell and Gillott 1086A nibs. A small envelope holds pressed flowers enclosed in Beinfang vellum, mounted on a single page. Package of zinnea seeds mounted on another single page with clear photo-mount corners. Bound with raffia over a dowel.

Book 4¾″ x 6″ (12.1cm x 15.2cm).