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  • Giving books as gifts this year? Keep them festive and cozy from cover to cover with your very own hand-made book scarf! These scarves are an adorable way to wrap gifts for the season and add a fun dash of whimsy to your winter reading. Making a fleece book scarf couldn’t be easier – wrapping your book gifts this way is sure to make them the most popular presents at your holiday party! This keyhole scarf design is a beautiful way to make your scarf even more luxurious. Here’s how to make one for yourself.

  • As readers, we all probably accumulate a sizeable collection of bookmarks, whether they're handmade and bought from Etsy, or random slips of paper like receipts and napkins. But what to do with them when they're not in use? We have a fun DIY project that would make a perfect gift for any bookmark collector in your life. 
     

  • As quirky geeks who read, we like to give unique gifts that we would also love. If you’re like us, we recommend reinforcing your wall hooks and buying a bigger stocking this year, because we found 23 stocking stuffer/Hanukkah/Festivus gifts for the quirky, geeky, and bookish people in your life. Take a page out of our book and shop via the one-for-you-one-for-us method.

  • Here at Quirk, we’ve spent the week scouring the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for a Star Wars/Hamilton mashup or the latest Outlander trailer, we’re sure to have something to help make your day a little brighter.

  • A book is a terrible thing to waste, but what do you do with one that’s damaged? Upcycle it into festive decorations, of course! Use pages from any dilapidated book to create a length of beautiful paper chain. A traditional craft for the holiday season here in the Western world, paper chains are a way crafters of any age (or DIY skill level) can make their own decorations. You can even customize your chain with color, sparkles, or pictures! Paper chains are a fun, efficient way to make any space festive and magical. 

  • avant-gourd

    /avänt' gôrd/

    1. Unusual or experimental use of decorative gourds for artistic purposes.*

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