Monday, December 6, 2010

Gift Giving: Books

Books are probably my very favorite gift to give so I've picked 16 of my favorite book gift ideas to please an assortment of personalities this season:
Tartine Bread $40; Handmade Living $29.95; Wary Meyer's Tossed and Found $27.50; The Sartorialist $16.50; Paper + Craft $19.95; Uppercase $18/each or 4 issues + subscription $120; Print & Pattern $23.10Bike Snob 16.95; The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer $13.59; The Selby is in Your Place $35;  the Indie Rock Coloring Book $9.99; French Essence:  Ambience, Beauty, and Style in Provence $29.70; Little Book of Letterpress $24.95; Listography $12.99; Photojojo Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY ideas $21.99; Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors $12.21
     
Do you have any books on your wish list this year or any books you'll be giving as a gift?

14 comments:

Karena said...

There are several interior design and art books I am craving and then some of the same for friends!!

Great selection!

Do come and enter my giveaway from Fifi Flowers!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Paige (Final Clothes-Out) said...

Listography! Love it!

Claire Kiefer said...

Re: #1, as a person who lives near Tartine, I can verify that indeed everything there is delicious. Here in SF they're most beloved by locals for their croissants and their morning buns . . . but seriously everything there is good. Often on the weekends, there's a line all the way around the block! It's crazy.

And I have listography and love it :)

vicki archer said...

Thank you......so touched to be included... xv.

Nicola said...

I'm giving The Colonel, it's about Elvis's apparently crazy manager. My boyfriend did ask for it a while ago, I'm hoping he's forgotten all about it now so he'll be surprised.

I'd like to receive one of the Penguin clothbound classics, but I don't think it'll happen.

drollgirl said...

i love books! they are such great things to give as gifts! and my amazon wish list is 4 pages long, and it is mostly comprised of BOOKS!

Melanie's Randomness said...

I love books too. I really need to get the satoralist book!!! =) I love the idea of the indie rock coloring book!! =) Happy Book Giving!!!

Melanie's Randomness

O. Joy said...

They all look so interesting!! I'm looking for some goodies & these might fit the bill! Great blog!

oh, hello friend. said...

hello friend, just wanted to stop in and let you know the button to buy the calendar is now working! thanks so much for your support. hope you have a wonderful Christmas! xo, danni

FENNOfashion said...

Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler looks like the perfect inspirational book.
I love his work!

S and O said...

Hey this is perfect, you like giving books and I like receiving books hehehehehe :)
They are the perfect gift in my opinion way better than getting shampoo and soaps :)

xoxo
Olivia

Anna Liesemeyer said...

I am adding some of these to my list!
I have a huge list that I am not intimidated by:) I am a bookworm.

Sarah (Oh Pretty Day) said...

I'm giving the cookbook "500 Cakes" to my future sister-in-law who loves to bake. Books make great gifts!

MichCherie said...

I am adding so many of these books to my Christmas list! Thank you for the recs.

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