Sunday, December 16, 2012

Monday... R U Ready?!

There's only 7 shopping days left 'til Christmas... are you ready?!  Lol. 

I'm up to my elbows in crafting. I started making these book swag boxes and I love 'em. All my relatives are getting one. (If you are related to me, cover your eyes!)


One has bits of Pride & Prejudice in my handwriting on the inside. They're all one-of-a-kind. I hoard crafting supplies, so who knows where'd I'd find duplicate materials. *snort* No worries... I have lots more supplies, (You were worried, were you not?) in case you want one. $15 in the US, $20 INT.

I really want to post a How-To about these... I just decoupage 'em and I had only heard of the technique before I whipped out my first one a year ago. It's not complicated, just messy... and me -n- messy seem to get along swell.


What are they? You ask. *humph* Swag boxes, of course!!!  Somewhere you can hide your awesome stashes of signed bookmarks and stuff. You gotta have a secret safe beautiful place for them. You do keep your swag in a special place, right?  These are shaped like a book so they can hide on your bookshelf. (Like you have spare room on a bookshelf. That's funny.)


3It's Monday! What are you reading?!  Thx for askin', Sheila!

This week I finished Starflower, The Escape of Princess Madeline, & The Iron Queen. Hopefully I'll get those two reviews posted in the next few days.

Now I'm reading Splintered. I've only just got going, but what fun. I hope to start A Cast of Stones this week, too.

 Splintered  A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, #1)

This is a great Tour... these are such fun bloggers! Each post is so unique... check 'em out!!



Starflower December Tour

3 - Letters to the Cosmos - Review
4 -
I Am a Reader, Not a Writer - The Kiss by the River
4 -
Kari's Crowded Bookshelf – Review - The River Calls to Starflower
5 -
Aleksandra's Corner - Inspired by Cats I
6 – The Reading Diaries – Review
6 – Bookworm LisaInspired by Cats II
7 – Motality Bites – PAGE reveal by Anne Elisabeth!!!
7 – Unputdownable BooksInspired by Cats III
9 – Passion and LifeNight Terrors – English & Spanish
10 – A Backwards StoryImraldera Meets the Dragonwitch
11 – Colorimetry – Review
12 – Getting Your Read OnLove is to be Bound I
12 – Kimberly KreyWriting Drafts
13 – Christian Novels – Mini Reviews of the entire Goldstone Wood Series
13 – The Reading Diaries – Interview
14 – Open The PageLove Is to Know and be Known II
16 – Mortality Bites - Review



5 comments:

  1. Those are beautiful swag boxes and you can even keep them on your shelf! cool! I don't have much swag to fill them with though. Must acquire some...

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  2. i love the one with the flowers!
    you are really talented

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  3. I have to say, I wish *I* was a relative of yours ;) Beautiful!

    Have a great week of reading!

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  4. I love doing things like that, but it's been a long time since I've done anything really crafty. They look great!

    Those books sound great, don't think I've heard of them before. Thanks for sharing, and I hope you have a great week!

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