Scratching your head over a holiday gift for those book lovers in your life. If you’re thinking of buying them another book, more books, consider these unusual pieces that will surely bring a breath of fresh air into the life of someone whose nose is perpetually buried in a book.
Book Club Classic Necklace
Even though your book clubs selections are new bestsellers, you just have to clasp this golden charm necklace amidst your collar before today’s meeting. Featuring dangling Alice in Wonderland-themed charms, including the Mad Hatters hat, the White Rabbit, roman numeral clocks, and a heart with Alice’s signature, this antiqued accessory proves that some looks – and books! – are classic.
Fresh Made Recipe Book
It’s time to pick every perennially delicious recipe in your repertoire and plant it in this fresh spiral-bound folio from Chronicle Books. While its hard cover features blooming flowers and garlic cloves over a light, lemony background, this binder holds a dozen expandable folders with enchanting, garden-inspired prints – a brilliantly colorful collaboration by designer Vanessa Dina and illustrator Katie Vernon.
Once you nestle each notable clipping in the perfect pocket, use the included stickers to label each course and category, or create a custom section with one of the similarly sweet blanks.
Whether your herbs are harvested from a box on your kitchen’s bay window or you’re a budding gourmet, this charming catalogue makes it delightfully simple to dig into a new dish!
Play It School Tote
Get ready to ‘bus’-t a move on the floor of fun fashion, because this concurrently adorable and tongue-in-cheek bag will school every other stylista around. Sure to show that you know every trick of the ‘grade’ when it comes to awesome accessorizing, this large, primary yellow bag is designed to look like an anthropomorphic school bus and is complete with zippered side pockets and sayings that’ll conjure up nostalgic laughs.
Instead of going nuts without this bag, keep your two feet on the ‘playground’ and sate your ‘learning’ desire for functional-yet-fabulous fashion by giving this bag a home and pairing it with a ‘straight A’-line dress, graphite-hued tights, and recess-ready flats!
Novel Tee Sweatshirt in Jay
From East to West Egg, you’ll look smashing in this brilliant blue top by Out of Print. Printed with the original cover design from 1925, this look is as engrossing as the literary classic that inspired it.
You or your fave guy can capture the extravagance of the 1920s by donning this soft top with a khaki trench and Oxford shoes, or maintain your decorum by wearing it with denim jeans and a simple fedora. Each piece sold sends a book to a community in need, so add this shirt to your well-read wardrobe today!
No Plot, No Problem Novel Writing Kit
You’ve always fancied the notion of achieving authorhood, but you’ve never had the push to put pen to paper. Now, get down to writing with this unique kit from Chris Baty, founder of National Novel Writing Month and firm believer that a lack of plot or previous literary experience is no reason to resist penning your first paperback.
Complete with tricks, tips, and prompts to get your creativity churning, Batys guide to your first 50,000-word wonder will lead you through a rigorous, but ultimately rewarding, schedule of productivity over a one month period.
With a chart to track your progress, certificate of success, and even stickers to advertise your phenomenal act, this kit from Chronicle Books contains every tool short of your daily determination to complete your first tale of romance or mystery in high-speed style.
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