Blog : November 2014

The New Black Friday: Showcasing Love Lists 2

This week and next week, I'm sharing with you some ideas of how to present Love Lists, a unique gift idea that a bunch of us started on The New Black Friday. Artist Jill Lambert is making a one-of-a-kind handpainted Love List book for her daughter, Isabelle. Each of the inside pages is painted in

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Hop, Skip, Jump

Hello hello! I know I don't typically review books on my blog. But I'm very familiar with Marney K. Makridakis' work and when I was invited into the "Hop, Skip, Jump Blog Celebration" it sounded like such fun that I leapt right in! I know they say not to judge a book by its cov

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Create a Tiny Book Love List

Happy The-New-Black Friday! A couple hundred of us are spending part of the day today cozy at home creating Love Lists as holiday gifts for family and friends. I hope you'll be joining in! You can download a professionally-designed Love List that you print out, fill out, and give out. Simple — a

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Not too woo woo to say I love you

I recently returned from an amazing experience at a "camp for creative adults" called Life is a Verb Camp, hosted by author Patti Digh. I've been wanting to write about my experience, but have felt rather tongue-tied. You know how it is when you've been someplace that feels life-changing? Words som

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