Archive for ‘Show Your Love Of Books’

August 12th, 2010

Show Your Love of Books

by Gwen

Friends and tweeps have made some great suggestions for what to include in this weeks post. Thank them!

Monica, from Monica Wants It, Hooked me up with this Kate Spade beauty.

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 The Great Gatsby Clutch can be yours for $325. They also have a Great Expectations clutch.  I can totally see myself using one of those. Might even break my “I hate purses rule” for Gatsby.

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For Book Lovers Only Parking Sign, Amazon, $12.95

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Print, 24×36" – 61x91cm, by PosterText.com 

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I Read Banned Books Necklace, by Carolyn Forsman Conversation Piece Jewelry, $30

 

If you have any great sources for bookish accessories please be sure to let me know. Also, anyone want to split that Kate Spade bag with me? You get it 6 months, I get it the other 6 months??

 

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July 20th, 2010

Show Your Love of Handmade

by Gwen

When I am not reading, but should be cleaning or cooking, you can often find me creating or trolling for ideas of what to create. Here are some of my finds this week from etsy.com.

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Ocean Esprit Gold Leaf Necklace, by Original Muse, $22

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Jane Austen Dish Towel, by Brookish, $11

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Bird & Books –Gooco Screen-Printed Journal, by Two Guitars, $8

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A Library Series (photo print), by Lumikha Studio, $50

That is it for this week. What have you found? Do you have a favorite artist or etsy seller?

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July 8th, 2010

Show Your Love of Books

by Gwen

If you are new to this series- I have not only a love of books, but a lust for great handmade pieces from the wonderful artisans at etsy.com. Here is what I have my eye on this week.

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Handmade White Rabbit Necklace, from bayly, $34

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You Are Here Bookmarks, from AnnieWHERE, $4.50 for 4

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Paris Bookstore 8 X 10 Print, by Around Town photography at honeytree, $30

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Vintage Dictionary Art Print Compass 8 X 10, by Little Bluebird Studios, $8

That is my four Etsy.com treasures today. Have you found anything I should know about? What to have your treasures posted here? Shoot me an email or leave a comment!

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June 17th, 2010

Save The Gulf and Show Some Handmade Love

by Gwen

Many Etsy artists have gotten together and are selling for a great cause, oil spill relief. Why not do your part while getting something cool for yourself?

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Sea Turtle Bookmark with $5 going to Oil Relief, by Sevgi, $20

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Cajun Spice Handmade Soap with Profits Donated, by Handmade Louisiana, $6

 

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I’m Cleaning Up the Oil Spill Print with $3 donated, by All You Need is Pug, $18

Small changes from everyone can make a huge difference!

 

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June 5th, 2010

Showing My Love of Books

by Gwen

This weekend, we are packing up the truck and talking our dog on his first road trip. That means that my handmade finds have to be either portable, wearable, or kill-time-because-I-hate-road-trips-able.

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Scattergram Zine, by Welsh Rabbit, $2

(No, I am not taking the stacks with me..this is a zine about Library School.)

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Read Books Not T-shirts Shirt, by Aperture Agog, $20

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Spalted Maple Necklace Pen, by Moon Sky Woodworks, $50

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Word Owl Field Bag, by Rainbow Swirlz, $20

That is it for the bookish shopping for this week. Catch you when we get back and cross your fingers that the dog doesn’t get car sick.

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