Bookish DIY

Bookish DIY

YA-Inspired Valentine’s Day Treats!

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Valentine’s Day is almost here! In preparation, I’ve decided to share a few of my favorite YA inspired recipes for sweets and treats. Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other or your family, hosting a pal/Galentine’s day party, or just putting Netflix on and curling up with your cat (*cough* totally not my plan *cough*), here are five simple […]

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Valentine DIY Crafts

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

If you’re as into crafting as I am, Valentine’s Day is a big deal.  It’s time to warm up that hot glue gun and make sure that your glittery puffy paint hasn’t dried up.  Looking for some inspiration for your card-making?  Here are two of the delightfully pink and heart-shaped valentines I’ll be working on […]

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Nerdy Holiday DIY for Stressed-Out Students

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by Julie Jarema

It’s that time of year again…FINALS! That miserable time in the semester shouldn’t put a damper on your holiday spirit, though. I’ve put together a list below of nerdy holiday crafts and DIY projects to help you procrastinate between writing papers and cramming for exams. Final(s) Snowfall – Recycle those notes and old papers that […]

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13 Nerdy Knitting & Crochet Patterns

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

In my time as a knitter, I’ve noticed that there is a big overlap between the knitting/crocheting community and fandoms. Thankfully for nerdy knitters like me, there is no end to patterns for things I just have to have, like my very own sorting hat or set of Game of Thrones dragon eggs.  I’ve collected […]

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DIY / Make Your Own Terrarium

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Deb Caletti’s The Last Forever is a botany-loving YA reader’s dream. Every chapter starts with a fascinating fact about a different seed and a rare plant is a main character! In the wake of her mother’s death, Tess’s most cherished possession is Pix, a one-of-a-kind pixiebell plant that belonged to her mother and has been […]

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