In Lumos Libertas-Book Sleeve and Hogwarts Halloween mug

Book sleeves are not only one of the cleverest handicrafts I've found, but also make some of the cutest accessories. I've featured them from other shops before, Book Beau and Sweet Sequels, but am happy to discover more vendors who make them. In Lumos Libertas, a play on the latin idiom, In Libris Libertas (in books,... Continue Reading →

The Crafted Van bookmarks

There's something about Spring that kindles a desire for cuteness and lightness in my life. For the second time, I subscribed to The Crafted Van's Read Happy Plan to satisfy the wish for whimsy, which can be delivered in the mail by way of a monthly subscription. I've featured this vendor in-depth before, but wanted... Continue Reading →

Pin Pal and partial pin collection

I've made no secret of my penchant for pins and pennants, and if I have, well, the secret's out. Collecting these little enamel tokens of my favorite fandoms truly brings me joy. But what's a fan to do when her burgeoning pin collection out-measures the length of her library badge lanyard? Enter Ardent Adornment. The perfect... Continue Reading →

Bonjour Wax Co. Stranger Things sampler

What you should know about Bonjour Wax Co.: An order from Bonjour is more than wax, it's an experience. Mandi cultivates a treasure trove of cool ideas that she turns into reality. Especially winning are her pop culture-themed samplers, everything is spot on, from the scent interpret ation to the packaging. Mandi also considers her... Continue Reading →

Willow Wax Craft Haul

To my fellow fragrance lovers; have you ever felt as if you met your kindred wax making spirit? You know, the vendor, wax or candle, large or small, with the scents and style that you would create as a vendor yourself? My recent order from Willow Wax Craft is the closest I've come to that... Continue Reading →

Empire state of mind

The New York City 4 day/4 night 40th birthday vacay recap you've all been waiting for! Or if you have no idea what I'm referring to, I just returned from my dream NYC trip that I'd been saving for the last few years. It was my first visit and I enlisted three best friends to... Continue Reading →

The Crafted Van-Read Happy plan

Bookmarks may not be the subscription plan of the coolest kids, but for a bona-fide book geek, like myself, it's a fun monthly reward to look forward to. You can't help but acquire numerous bookmarks working in a library, which means I have one for nearly every book I own. Then again, can one really... Continue Reading →

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