THE BOOKSHOP is now online & open for business…

I know it’s not a revolutionary idea, and I realise most of you figured I should have done this a long time ago but here it is, enfin, my very own online bookstore so that you can buy a signed copy of My Heart Wanders, Amsterdam: Made by Hand or Paris: Made by Hand any time you like, delivered anywhere in the world.

You’ll notice on the sidebar of the blog there is a button called “THE BOOKSHOP”. You can click on that whenever you’d like copies of the books sent to friends as gifts or of course for yourself. Each book can be signed if you leave a note in the comments section of your order, and each book will be wrapped in brown paper and string. No doubt with a little dried flower from my garden attached to it.

In celebration of finally opening a permanent online bookshop, I thought you might like to learn about the design of My Heart Wanders and how I came to create some of the pages. Those who have the book will know now that with the help and guidance of head book designer Vivien Valk, I designed each double page spread uniquely (in other words, there were no templates involved) as I wanted each page to be an artwork in itself, and for the book to be something that you could open at any random page and find inspiration within each single page of illustrations, images and text. With over 300 pages, there is much to explore and discuss about how it all came to be…

I hope you’ll enjoy this little series of posts. And I hope you will visit THE BOOKSHOP soon. Merci mes amis, have a wonderful weekend!

xx

PS I should mention that I haven’t had the time to put shipping costs in place for every country in the world, but each continent is covered so if you live in a country that doesn’t have a shipping cost in place, just look for the nearest country and use that (just be sure to enter your exact shipping details), otherwise send me an email and I’ll invoice you directly. The shipping is expensive to send books from Australia, unfortunately there is nothing I can do about that but each will be signed and wrapped by me so I hope that will count for something. x

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13 Comments

  1. Maria @ Scandifoodie says

    I love this Pia, and congratulations! I absolutely adore ‘my heart wanders’ and cannot wait to read other books of yours as well. Have a lovely weekend! xo

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  2. Kate says

    So exciting! Congrats!
    velvetcupcakes

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  3. Angy Braine says

    A fantastic idea Pia… my friends have ALL been shown your gorgeous book and now I can direct them to your bookshop!
    Have a great day! :-)

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  4. Francesca Muir says

    Oh Congratulations Pia – may it be SO successful for you. Have a lovely day. F xx

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  5. Denise says

    About time! But worth the wait!

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  6. Isidora says

    Congratulations! Really, I was wondering how come you don’t have your online shop, but not only with books to sell, but also with many other things like your photo prints, for instance. I think you have a lot to offer. :)
    pardon my english.

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  7. Maggie says

    congratulations !!

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  8. caroline @trend-daily says

    Brilliant and I’m sure it will do so well Pia. Really looking forward to your series on creating my heart wanders too-such an inspioring, beautiful book :-)

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  9. hannah says

    beyond lovely, ~ congratulations !
    your books have a very special
    place in my heart & book pile,
    i know them by hand, even in the
    dark.

    thank you for you.

    ‚ô° hannah

    August 17th, 2012 | #

  10. tanja says

    congratulations! just got your book my heart wanders – love it!

    August 18th, 2012 | #

  11. Yolanda Cholmondeley-Smith says

    Wonderful news, Pia. Sending you lots of love and thanks for being true to yourself and seeing the beauty in small things and sharing it with us so exquisitely – we loooove your books in NZ! Thank you for focusing always on ‘living a life you love’ … blessings, fun, gratitude.

    August 19th, 2012 | #

  12. Jane says

    Congratulations Pia! That’s really great….you will make a lot of people happy:)

    August 19th, 2012 | #

  13. Calico Child says

    Congratulations :)

    August 20th, 2012 | #


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