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Literary Item Spotlight – FloraLilly Hand Painted China

Do you know what I want for Christmas? 

Full Plate

FloraLilly hand painted china!  

*Please note all photos are courtesy and property of FloraLilly

Plate 1

Beautifully handcrafted with care, the lovely ladies of FloraLilly in Gloucester, England will write in black script whatever you wish on china mugs, bowls, plates, tea plates and sugar bowls!

Side Plate 2

Have your favorite passages of a book on one set. Or use poetry, song verses, or even your own writing! 

Cup bottom

FloraLilly fires the china, making it hand washable, and best of all they ship internationally!

Side Plate 2

Each item is £11.79, around $16-17 roughly, plus shipping and handling.

Side Plate

Stunning, understated and brilliant, what a lovely way to surround yourself with words throughout the day!

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Take Part – Books Are My Bag event in England

Mark your calendars ladies and gents of England! September 14th, 2013 is a nationwide  bookstore event – BOOKS ARE MY BAG!

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Here’s the info:

“Books Are My Bag is the biggest ever campaign for bookshops and it launches with the Big Bookshop Party on Saturday 14th September. That’s when you can go and visit your favourite bookshop, join in their party, buy your books, and bag the coolest tote bag ever – the bright orange Books Are My Bag tote! Show your love of books by visiting your local bookshop, the best place to connect with books, where you can see them, smell and touch them, talk about them with people who care as much as you do… There is nothing quite like a bookshop, and we want to share the love by inviting you to visit your local bookshop, taking a photo of yourself and then telling us WHY it’s your favourite bookshop. You could win your own bespoke bookmark, featuring your comment and photo, to be given out by your favourite shop!”

Oh how jealous I am! How I wish I could take part! 

Want to know more? Follow this event:

Twitter @booksaremybag
Facebook www.facebook.com/booksaremybag
Pinterest www.pinterest.com/booksaremybag
Instagram @booksaremybag

Although we don’t have such a cool event here in the US, that shouldn’t stop us or anywhere else in the world from supporting their local bookstore on the 14th! 

Happy book hunting!

xx

Ashleyisee