Etsy Favourites for Booklovers

March 3, 2017

 

You’ll already know from reading this blog that I love a good book. This last year I’ve made the time to read again and it’s reminded me how much I love books being a part of my life. Along with that comes little obsessions for all things bookish. I’ve recently treated myself to some book themed prints and candles and came across a whole world of literary loveliness. I usually head to Etsy for things like this as they have a tendency to produce geekier gifts which I always like. You must check out Fable and Black – I would easily buy up their whole their shop and Bookwormcandlescraft who I bought some cute book themed candles from.

I found so much I loved that I had to share some of them – if you’re looking for a treat for a booklover then you must check some of these out. 

Night Circus Print / Book Lover Pencils / Book Sleeve

Big Books Sticker / Jane Eyre Necklace / Blind Book Date

Neil Gaiman Quote Card / Read Books Enamel Pin / Rather Be Reading Tote

A few of my favourites from here – the book sleeve! I had no idea this was even a thing but it makes total sense. It’s a little pouch to put your book in when you’re carrying it around in your bag, it stops the pages from getting damaged and looks really cute too. I spotted the Blind Book Date and had to include it – I’ve seen this online somewhere before but had no idea you could get them on Etsy. It’s basically a surprise pre-loved book, you put down a genre you want to try and they send you out a random book, as well as your choice of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. I love this idea! Lastly, I spent way too long searching for enamel pin badges after reading Morgana’s post over on Coffee Work Sleep Repeat about her love of them, she shared a great book one and I started looking for some more. It’s hard to pick out a favourite but this one sums me up perfectly – ‘Drink Tea and Read Books’.

Little Women Quote / Court of Mist & Fury Candle / Diagon Alley Papercut Print

Book Washi Tape / Readers Gonna Read T Shirt/ Library Card Notebook

Second Hand Books Scented Candle /Ex Libris Book Stamp / Literature Ladies Enamel Pin

I love everything about the Little Women quote at the top; it says, ‘I’m not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship’. I think this will be my next buy for our picture ledges, we have a few book quotes up there already but I like to refresh it. I am also in desperately want the book washi tape, it would be perfect for my bullet journal. I thought it is also be a great way to decorate parcels if you’re passing books on. I’ve only just realised that book themed candles are a thing – I ordered some of the Court of Mist & Fury ones (update, they’ve arrived and are beautiful – see picture below) but I also love the look of the jar ones from The Candle Codex. I popped the second hand books scented one on here because who doesn’t love the smell of books?! They also had a Great Hall, Harry Potter one and a Smaug one!  

Any of these catch your eye? What do you love to shop for on Etsy?

 

 

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8 Comments

  • Tracey Williams

    Hayley I saw your candles on instagram. I have never seen anything like that before, and they are just gorgeous. I can just imagine lighting them and curling up with a good book. Great idea to share all your little finds on the internet x

    March 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thanks Tracey, I spent way too long looking through Etsy and it was all so lovely I just had to share! The candles are particularly gorgeous, you can’t beat a pretty candle xx

      March 7, 2017 at 9:57 pm Reply
  • Gail

    All these bits and pieces are lovely, Hayley! Etsy isn’t somewhere I’ve ever really got into, must take a proper look after seeing these ideas:) x

    March 7, 2017 at 12:15 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Oh it’s so good Gail, you should definitely have a look. I find it quite hard to browse on my phone or iPad though, so much easier on a computer! I’m trying to restrain myself on there 😉 xx

      March 7, 2017 at 9:59 pm Reply
  • Elanor

    Hi! Thank you for featuring my candles on this list (The Candle Codex). I really love all of the enamel pins so I’m going to have to try really hard not to buy them all! 😀

    Elanor

    March 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Hi Eleanor

      I’m glad you like the post, your lovely candles are on my wish list to buy next, alongside some pin badges! Thanks for stopping by xx

      March 7, 2017 at 10:01 pm Reply
  • infinite&darling

    Thank you so much for sharing our Louisa May Alcott print!

    Enjoy your day.

    infinite&darling

    March 14, 2017 at 11:41 am Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      You’re very wecome, just ordered one 🙂 xx

      March 16, 2017 at 11:37 am Reply

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