You've reached the home base of  Scrap Paper Circus, an upcycled book arts studio where Bel Mills creates
one-of-a-kind journals and artist books from used, vintage and second-hand paper 

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A selection of one-of-a-kind artist books made from a wide variety of vintage and repurposed paper and other upcycled materials. 


Join me in an upcoming class and learn how to turn soap boxes, lunch sacks, envelopes or other cast-off items into beautiful and functional handmade journals.  

The only online source for handmade journals and artist books from Scrap Paper Circus


A sampling of mail art and collage I've created with maps, paper scraps, vintage images, magazine pages, old books and cancelled postage stamps.

Here you'll find a sampling of journals created using materials like old books and maps, lunch sacks, paper scraps, boxes, envelopes and more.

Scrap Paper Circus Books in the Making

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