Of course, no gift idea list would be worth its salt without including Etsy. It is THE place to find unique, handmade items. Here are a few shops that I fell in love with. I'd love to hear of your faves.
A Likely StoryNow it's time that I venture out of the Land of Etsy into the wide open spaces of the web.
Literary Jewelry & Bookmarks for the Bookish Sort
Rhymes With Magic
Book Stack Earrings $19.95
The art of paper, books and words
Heather Eddy says on her site that all items in her shop are made to order. How great is that?!
I love these Word Nerd earrings. They speak volumes (ha, ha) about me. There's also a matching necklace.
Word Nerd earrings $13.00
Unique, Affordable, Handmade Pendants
According to the description, these cute magnets are made from unused flattened bottle caps (approx. 1-1/16")
Bottle Cap Magnets $6.75
How cute is this recycled Scrabble tile "Where the Wild Things Are" pendant? It comes with an 18" ball chain.
Scrabble Tile Where the Wild Things Are Pendant $6.25
This hand stamped pendant is lovely from Emilina Ballerina. The chain measures 18".
Bookish Necklace $14.00
CafePress has a great assortment of Books Gifts: Coffee mugs, t-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies, the list goes on. Reasonably priced.
Owl Square Press has an amazing selection of prints, notecards, and bookmarks with bookish graphics.
|Two Girls Reading Studio Print $9.97|
Check out the fantastic t-shirts from Out of Print Clothing. They sport classic book cover graphics. I LOVE THEM!
Signals has some pretty neat stuff.
I adore this planter.
Okay, now I know this next item is expensive. But. Oh. My. Gosh. How I covet them. They are candles infused with scents of a library. They are from Assouline. Here is their description:
Books Planter $69.95
Assouline presents an exclusive collection of scented candles, each designed to evoke the rich fragrances of a library with a carefully selected blend of aromatic ingredients gathered from around the world. Inspired by the distinctive aromas of leather bindings, worn wood, and crisp pages, Assouline candles are the perfect accoutrement to any luxurious library. Books envelops you with the distinct fragrance of an old parchment manuscript page combined with the fresh scent of a crisp new page being turned for the first time. Leather is the alluring, rich scent of vintage hand-bound leather books and tufted library couches. Wood evokes the warm, inviting scent of a wood-paneled library with a refined mix of red cedar and copaiba from the Amazon rain forest. Culture Lounge transports you to the atmosphere of a refined space of tranquillity and discovery.
Wood Leather Books
$49.00 $49.00 $49.00
That's all I have for now. Again, I'd love to hear your suggestions.