Chances are the last thing you want to get the person who’s read everything is a book … that he or she has already read … or, a book … that is sitting in a pile on his or her desk, already purchased, waiting to be consumed, or, even worse, waiting to be chucked out with the recycling.
Luckily there are plenty of gifts for book lovers that aren’t books. From beautiful lit-inspired artwork to Gatsby-scented candles and Jane Austen cookie-cutters, you’ll find fantastic gifts for book lovers at Etsy, the mecca of handmade goods. Here are 12 handcrafted gifts for book lovers—at under $50, they won’t break the bank, either. Shop on, holiday troopers!
1. This The Great Gatsby print features the beautiful artwork for the paperback edition.
2. With this “Drink Tea and Read Books” badge you can wear your book pride proudly.
3. For your friend who is definitely not afraid of Virginia Woolf.
4. Lovers of Wuthering Heights can revel in the stark beauty of the moors.
5. Another great idea for Gatsby lovers: The Green Light Candle.
6. Celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with these literary greeting cards featuring quotations from famous authors.
7. Keep warm and never forget a due-date with this nostalgic library themed scarf.
8. Wouldn’t we all?
9. To wear or not to wear these Shakespearean cufflinks, that is the question.
10. Though everyone knows Jane Austen’s novels are anything but cookie cutter.
11. This is an old-books scented candle and we’re wondering if we can order in bulk.
12.Help your loved one keep track of all their favorite reads with this personalized journal.
All photos courtesy of Etsy