Book Nerd T-Shirt

Aug 09

Oh. My. Some people are so clever. I see a t-shirt making day in my near future…Catherine from Dreamy Colours (love-tears.net) made this book nerd t-shirt and I definitely need to make one! Thanks Cath! =)       I will update when I make a t-shirt!

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Moby Dick Snow Sculpture

Jan 16

This beautiful and creative snow sculpture was carved at the Winter Carnival in Québec City by Team Mexico (Horacio Castrejón Galván (captain), Luis Alberto Campomanes Martinez and Hermann Seedorf de Colombres). The team said the following about their sculpture, To carve snow is an occasion to tell a history, it is a space to say something. This time, the tale of Moby Dick serves as a pretext for the artists to create dynamic forms and to try to carry out an image full with life and...

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Book lover calendars

Jan 02

OooooooOooOooOOOoo… while shopping for a 2011 calendar I came across 3 book lover’s calendars! Here they are… worth every penny… The Book Lover’s 2011 Calendar by Book Lovers Stuff Book Lover’s 2011 Page-A-Day Calendar by Workman Publishing Book Lovers Calendar by Mary Webb I ordered the second one today. I will order the 1st one tomorrow. And then I will decide when to order the third. =) Nice to know there are others who love books as much as I...

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Mini book earrings

Oct 28

Another wonderful gift idea for the book lover (in you) or in your life… Mini-book earrings by anticovalore (on Etsy) — a Librarian and artisan in Italy I do not wear earrings often but I would proudly wear...

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Make your own e-reader sleeve

Oct 26

There are so very many e-reader covers and sleeves to choose from. There are hard bound leather ones with beautiful quotes. There are handmade knitted ones. There are paper crafted homemade ones. And just when you thought your available options couldn’t possibly grow… I found a sewing pattern by Birdiful Stitches on Etsy…so we can make our very own e-reader sleeve!!! How lovely is that? And while I have not sewn anything in many years, I am going to be brave and try it! Wish me luck! When I finish it I will post some pictures and maybe even make a give-away sleeve for my readers! Until then, you can get this easy-to-make e-reader cover pattern for yourself here. If you do make one, please share the photos with me! I’d love to see what you come up with! Oooooh! This could be a great holiday gift! =) Personalized e-reader covers!...

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It’s raining books

Oct 01

Once upon a time in a land far, far away…a quaint Swiss town close to France, in a charming place called Romainmôtier there was a used book fair and a book-loving artist named Jan Reymond. Jan wanted to ‘give the unsold books a last life before they were thrown away. So he decided to create artistic works throughout his town following each book fair to do just this. Each year Jan creates something different and interesting. I have found pictures for the last five years. Let me share from newest to oldest! 2010 You can see more of this piece here… 2009 2008 2007 it’s raining books!, originally uploaded by overthemoon. 2006 2005 The brilliant artist and a map of where his town is… I can’t wait to see what Jan comes up with next year! Here are some links related to Jan’s book creations: http://www.flickr.com/photos/timtom/sets/72157607438387807/ http://jaxa.com/photonotes/content/view/82.html...

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