Posts Categorized: Book Club

Book Club + DIY + Projects / Monday, 2 Oct 2017

DIY Bookmark Tassels

4 techniques for making tassels and poms for bookmarksMany of you may not know that we have a monthly book club here at Lars. If you’re a fan of reading or want to start reading more, check it out! In addition to discussion questions, we offer a coordinating art print and bookmark by a different illustrator each month (See September’s book art here). Let me tell you, each illustrator always creates the most lovely illustrations that capture the book of the month perfectly. Make sure to check out our Book Club archives to take a peek. For the bookmarks, we like to add a small tassel or bobble to finish it off, but we’ve never shown you how to create it for yourself Shame on us! So today we’re going through 10 varieties of DIY bookmark tassels and pom poms that you can make to jazz up your bookmarks! Don’t stop there though, think key chains, and clutches, and anything else that needs a little something extra!

Check out all the tassel variations

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Book Club + Life / Friday, 29 Sep 2017

October Book Club: Rebecca

October Book Club

Hello readers! Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was such a big book club hit last fall that we chose another creepy classic to ring in October. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is the story of a young woman who marries wealthy estate owner Maxim de Winter, and learns the ropes of high England society as she becomes the new mistress of Manderley. But all is not as it seems. Maxim is often haunted by the past, the cryptic housekeeper Mrs. Danvers hovers and smiles in unsettling ways, and the mystery of Manderley’s first mistress, Rebecca, is never far from everyone’s mind. What really happened to Rebecca? And though she is deceased, will the new Mrs. de Winter ever escape her influence?? Daphne du Maurier is a master at sucking you in with sensory details, describing the setting, the stately house, the tossing sea. It’s wonderfully spine-chilling. 😉 Follow along on @larsbookclub as we discuss Rebecca and piece this gothic mystery together. We hope you love it! We’ve heard nothing but rave reviews! Later in the month, we’ll have artwork and discussion questions to share. Enjoy!

Photography by Clara Jones

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Book Club + Life / Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

The Glass Castle Book Art

The Glass Castle Book Art Readers! How have you enjoyed The Glass Castle? The book is getting a lot of attention with the opening of the movie, but you guys, neither the book NOR the movie disappoint! Jeannette Walls is a masterful writer, draws you in, and makes you experience just what she and her siblings did. Head to the blog to print off this month’s amazing printable with a quote from the book by Kelsey Garrity Riley which we absolutely love! 

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Book Club + Life / Friday, 1 Sep 2017

September Book Club: The Glass Castle

September Book Club

September Book Club

Happy September, readers! This month’s club book is The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, a New York Times Bestseller recently made into a movie starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. Jeanette Walls is currently a successful author and journalist, but her less-than-idyllic childhood was rootless and nomadic. This is a memoir about family, loyalty, redemption, poverty, and the trials of life. Walls has a frank, honest voice and way of writing that will keep you turning pages, wondering where their family ends up next! You’ll be chuckling and shaking your head at the same time. Don’t forget to follow along on @larsbookclub, our Instagram account. Tag #larsbookclub with your book photos too! Check back in later in the month for discussion questions and as always, lovely printable artwork from our featured illustrator. Enjoy!

Read The Glass Castle here

Photography by Jenna Evans

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Book Club + downloads + Life + printable / Friday, 25 Aug 2017

August Book Club Art: Grace

August Book Club Art Are we midway through August already?? How are you liking Grace’s Coddington’s memoir? It’s been fascinating to get a look at the fashion industry! Think of all those renowned and esteemed people Grace Coddington has worked with. Truly amazing! This month’s book art illustrator is the talented Josefina Schargorodsky! We love her interpretation of Grace and the inspiring words she captures. (Also, stay tuned for an interview with Josefina! We can’t wait to show you more!) Here are a few questions to think about, and then some further reading suggestions. Enjoy the rest of your summer!August Book Club ArtMake sure to join the discussion and print off the book art! Read on →

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