Bookish DIY

Bookish DIY

What Would Your Ideal Bookshelf Look Like?

by Jess Harold

As book lovers, we are always on the hunt for a perfect place to store (and show off) our books. But what kind of bookshelf is right for you? Below are a few options that are thrifty and easy to get your hands on, so every kind of reader can make room for their prized […]

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How Should You Organize Your Bookshelves?

Colorful bookshelves
by Nicole Fiorica

There are 6 ways to organize bookshelves… It is perhaps the book lover’s most difficult conundrum: how does one organize your bookshelves and all of those wonderful stacks of books that you’ve hoarded over the years? It isn’t easy: after all, there are a lot of books to keep track of, and you want to […]

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Hats off to Lara Jean

by Julie Jarema

Between homework, college applications, volunteering at the nursing home, boy drama, baking the perfect chocolate chip cookie, and the usual senior year shenanigans, who has time to craft up a DIY graduation cap? Lara Jean, of course. She makes sure to add a special touch to her cap before she marches across the stage and […]

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Bullet Journal for Books

by Julie Jarema

If you’re reading this, I can only assume that you read all the time and finish stacks and stacks of books each year. Unfortunately, if you’re anything like me, it’s difficult to remember the finer details of most of these books. Though Goodreads has been helpful in keeping track of the number of books I’ve […]

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YA-Inspired Valentine’s Day Treats!

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

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

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

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

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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