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Gifts for the Hunger Games Lover in Your Life

Gifts for the Hunger Games Lover in Your Life

What are you doing next Friday, March 23? As if we really need to ask! In celebration of The Hunger Games movie opening next week, here’s a round-up of some amazing products available for purchase. All of them are handmade or designed by independent artisans, so don’t forget that if an item is sold out, you can probably ask the seller to make you another one! These would make such perfect gifts for the Hunger Games lover in your life. Mockingjay pin Hunger Games Custom Military Tag Arrow Pocketwatch necklace I am Not Pretty necklace Team Gale shirt I Love the Boy with the Bread shirt  Cinna Said shirt Cinna is My Homeboy shirt Like Peeta Loves Katniss card Catching Fire pencil set THG Party Invitations May the Odds Be Ever In Your Favor messenger bag Rue’s Song bracelet Real or Not real bracelet Stay with Me rings Have you… Read more »

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Bookish Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Bookish Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Mortal Instruments Team Jace Tee-Shirt Ah, there’s nothing like a good romance. In celebration of Valentine’s Day on February 14, here’s a round-up of some book-related gifts you might consider for that special someone. And if you’re single this year, hey–there’s nothing wrong with getting yourself a little something, too! Custom Scratch-Off Golden Ticket Valentine Many of these are handmade gifts chosen from Etsy. If the item is sold out, don’t forget that you can always contact the seller to see if there’s another one available. Some sellers will also ship directly to the participant, which is great if you’re in a hurry. Mr. Darcy’s Proposal Tea Towel Wolves of Mercy Falls Bookmark Jane Austen Persuasion  Necklace Tessa’s Clockwork Angel Necklace Jane Austen “Bewitched” Print Edward Cullen Quote Necklace Jane Eyre “Every Atom of Your Flesh” Cuff Bracelet Customized Gifts I really like thoughtfully chosen, personalized gifts. Here are a… Read more »

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werewolf bookmarks

werewolf bookmarks

There’s something about the idea of a human being trapped inside a beautiful wild animal that I find incredibly tragic and romantic at the same time. So for District 13, the YA discussion and craft swap group I recently founded, I thought it’d be fun to exchange handmade bookmarks featuring werewolves as the theme. The rules were that you were to make two bookmarks, one based a YA werewolf book your partner really enjoys and one based on a werewolf book you enjoy. Me being me, I went ahead and made four bookmarks total since I always like to go a little above and beyond–plus it’s always hard to narrow down choices for these things, too! My partner is a fan of Twilight, so I chose two Jacob Black quotes for her, paired them with some images I found online, and printed them onto nice linen cardstock and embellished them… Read more »

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