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DIY Bookish Gifts for Your Friends

The saying goes that Christmastime is the best time of the year… but it can also be one of the most expensive. I’m a girl who loves a good DIY project and the fact that I can customize the gift to my friend’s specific liking. My sister was thrilled last year when I made her a wreath for […]

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December 21, 2012 - 4:13 pm

loving >> week 56 | Ciao Bella! - […] Today’s holiday bloggers are Estelle and Magen at Rather Be Reading! They’ve rounded up some bookish DIY projects for any last-minute presents you need. Checked […]

December 19, 2012 - 7:16 am

Lori - My goodness! I want to make all of these…or just receive as gifts. 😉

December 18, 2012 - 10:21 am

starryeyedjen - Oh my gosh, I love this post! So many great ideas. I might have to send it to my siblings. 😛 Or I guess I could make this stuff for myself since I’m really the only bookish person in my family. 🙂

December 18, 2012 - 2:24 am

VeganYANerds - These are such lovely ideas, Magan! I really like the e-reader cover one, I see them being sold on Etsy and always wonder if I could make one myself, now I might!

December 17, 2012 - 8:34 pm

Sara (of the Page Sage) - Thanks so much for this post! I’ll definitely be using one of more of these ideas for presents!

December 17, 2012 - 7:42 pm

Kelly - If only I were crafty…

I’m awful, because I want to make all of these things for myself!

Great ideas Magan!

December 17, 2012 - 7:02 pm

Jess - I want/need that wreath, garland and bookends. What great DIY gift ideas. I’m going to be sure to pin the sources!

December 17, 2012 - 6:58 pm

Leela - Oooh, I ‘ve fallen in love with these creations. I think I’m going to make yarn ball bookmarks, My books will look lovely with the bookmarks.

Thanks a lot for sharing this great ideas 🙂

December 17, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Stormy - I love the book wreath, but I don’t know if I can handle tearing a book up to make one. In theory, I have nothing against the idea, but I’ve learned that maybe book crafts are not to me. I once got a free book at a used book sale for the sole purpose of crafting with it, but every time I try, I just can’t. Maybe the book wreath will be the craft I finally want to try enough that will force me to take some scissors to that book.

December 17, 2012 - 11:10 am

Brie @ Eat Books - Ohh, I LOVE the scrabble magnet board! Making it a framed photo would be a great gift too!

December 17, 2012 - 10:18 am

elena - I am not a particularly crafty person but these are SO QT.

December 17, 2012 - 9:18 am

Cynthia - Love all of these! I’m definitely going to try the bookish wreath, I always wanted one of those! =)

December 17, 2012 - 8:36 am

Ginger @ GReads! - The magnet board & book ends are such a cute idea!! Thanks for sharing all of these 🙂

Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe Themed Gift-Pack

  Welcome, readers! Estelle and I are so excited to be doing something fun over the next couple of weeks to help you guys get creative with your gift purchases. We’re choosing books that we loved and pairing them with items you could give along with it. The items we’ve chosen are drawn from the […]

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August 13, 2013 - 9:04 am

Sweet Summertime Reads: The Yearbook, Magan - […] Band Geek Love by Josie Bloss: Goodreads | Amazon Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell: Goodreads | Amazon | Magan’s Review | Themed Gift Pack […]

December 8, 2012 - 1:54 am

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - This is such a cute idea! And those shoes — drool, drool. How I miss my high heels =(

December 6, 2012 - 5:58 pm

Jamie - Based on this post, I need to read this book! FOR REAL.

December 6, 2012 - 4:32 pm

VeganYANerds - Love this! I cannot wait to read this book, I’ve been saving it for over summer ;D

December 6, 2012 - 1:54 pm

Alexa Y. - This new series from you guys is AMAZING. I am loving all the picks you’ve both presented so far! In this post, my favorite bit is the headphones because they’re just AWESOME.

December 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

elena - AHH I LOVE THIS IDEA! All of these are perfect for a Chloe fan and I can’t wait to see what other gift packs you two will make up. 😀