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I’ll Be DIY-ing for Christmas | Bookish Cards

It’s that time of year when my wood floor is covered with little pieces of paper and I have glue stuck to my fingers. Sounds like the holidays, doesn’t it? I’ve been making handmade / collage cards for a long time now. I remember sitting on my rug in my old bedroom at my parent’s […]

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January 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Holly Goldberg Sloan - I LOVE what you did with the cover of Counting By 7s! Super talented.

December 28, 2014 - 6:57 pm

weekly wrap-up 12/28 | The Pretty Good Gatsby - […] received a GORGEOUS handmade card from Estelle (she recently shared past year’s cards and, I swear, she must be magic or something). The second I saw it I knew it was from The House […]

December 27, 2014 - 5:19 pm

Shannan - This is such a clever idea. I’ll have to keep this in mind for next year’s gift giving. They turned out great too!

December 22, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Ellie - These are beauuuuutiful! You are so creative and talented, Estelle! 🙂

December 21, 2014 - 7:06 pm

December Madness | An Estelle "Shelve It", Estelle - […] I’ll Be DIYing for Christmas: my bookish cards from last year […]

December 21, 2014 - 10:45 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - These are simply the most wonderful ever! You do such a great job, E. Love them so much and I look forward to seeing what you create each year. <3

December 21, 2014 - 12:04 am

Retrospectively Reading (11) | The Reading Shelf - […] “I’ll Be DIY-ing for Christmas” @ Rather Be Reading […]

December 20, 2014 - 10:54 am

Leah - I was wondering if you still made these!! I’m seriously blown away here, Estelle, not even joking. I keep scrolling back up to stare at them – I’m absolutely in love with the Snow Child card!! (& oh my gosh the Nowhere but Home skirt!!!)

December 20, 2014 - 9:29 am

Chloe @ YA Booklover Blog - These are absolutely beautiful! I love the Snow Child one especially 🙂 The time and effort you put into these is so amazing, they must be such a treat to receive (but I don’t know if I could bear sending them away!).

December 20, 2014 - 2:40 am

Ashley - Those are all such beautiful and thoughtful cards! Such talent!

December 20, 2014 - 12:04 am

Jess, Books and Sensibility - Wow, these are amazing. So creative !

December 19, 2014 - 9:26 pm

Annie - These are gorgeous! It’s amazing how closely they match the books’ covers. You’re so talented Estelle because these are all SO GOOD.

December 19, 2014 - 8:18 pm

Jessica - I love these! Yes to patience as a craft tool. I DIY-ed 15 cards this year with an X-acto knife and there were moments where I questioned my sanity, yikes but the end result is so worth it.

December 19, 2014 - 8:17 pm

Brianna - These are beautiful!

December 19, 2014 - 5:17 pm

Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit - So gorgeous. You are such an artist, Estelle, in your crafting, your makeup, and your writing! I’m sure the recipients must be so grateful for your effort.

I’m making a card for my sister-in-law tonight for her birthday, other than that, it’s cookie baking season for me!

December 19, 2014 - 4:55 pm

Lola - Wow I am impressed, those cards looks fabulous! And indeed sometimes it’s the small things that count. You really put a lot of work and effort in it and I love how easily you can recognize the book the card is based on.

December 19, 2014 - 11:14 am

Candice @ The Grown-Up YA - Okay, the Counting by 7s one?! With the little Santa hat? I mean, TOO CUTE! And the Nowhere But Home one? GAH! These are so beautiful! Good job!

December 19, 2014 - 9:45 am

Lauren at Bookmark Lit - Oh my goodness these are gorgeous! Absolutely great job. I’m obsessed with the Twenty Boy Summer one!

December 19, 2014 - 8:32 am

Andi - This is AMAZING E! I am blown away by your talent! I can’t even begin to imagine how much time and love goes into these. Nicely done.