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Have you heard? Chisme Chick is having a 25% off Cyber Monday Sale. Choose anything from our line of curated goods for a gift for yourself or a friend. Use the promotion code CHISME on our website.

 

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Small Business Saturday

It’s Small Business Saturday. Don’t forget to shop small this season. Check out our handcrafted necklace and wooden map inspired by Steinbeck.

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.”
-John Steinbeck

In German, Wanderlust means “enjoyment of hiking” or in modern usage a “desire to wander.” Our mini bottles are a part of a map with the word “Wanderlust” created with a Remington Ten Forty typewriter. The traveler’s bottle captures small pieces from your journey. You can collect sand, small rocks, or anything you like from your adventures. You can also order it as an empty bottle to showcase your tiny collection of memories. We offer a unisex design, a leather band with natural wood endings or a gold/silver chain.

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Future

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Don’t you love this Proverb?🤗 Take time to run in the fields and soak up the sunshine. 🌞 The future is bright and full of so much hope.

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Frankenstein Bookmarks

​It’s October! You know what that means…harvest festivals, pumpkin carvings, horror stories, and scary monsters such as Frankenstein’s creature. These bookmarks are an ode to Shelly’s ability to have captured her nightmare into a novel. To be entered to win: 1. Follow us on any social media platform. 2. Share your favorite thing to do during the harvest season. Our giveaway ends at midnight tonight (pacific time). Go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest rules. 🎃🍁👻🍂

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The Wizard of Oz Bookmarks

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“There is no place like home.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

You have a chance to win these handmade, typewritten bookmarks. Just follow us on one of our social media platforms and tell us who your favorite book character is by midnight tonight (pacific time). Go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest rules. The winner will be chosen by a random drawing and will be messaged after the contest ends.

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National Coffee Day

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Happy National Coffee Day! Since we love coffee and books so much, we want to give you an opportunity to win two bibliophile bookmarks that were dipped in a medium roast brew. To win: 1. Follow us on one of our social media accounts. If you are already following us, you too, can win. 2. Tell us your favorite type of coffee by midnight tonight (pacific time). Please go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest rules. We will message the winner daily.

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James Joyce’s Ulysses Bookmarks

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Today we’re giving away hand-crafted Ulysses bookmarks. The cat was hand drawn and the letters “Mkgnao” were typewritten. The second bookmark includes a typewritten quote that states, “Love loves to love love.” For a chance to win: 1. Follow us on one of our platforms. You can be an existing follower to win. 2. Tell us about your favorite author. This contest will end tonight at midnight pacific time. Go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest rules. We will message the winner daily.

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Anne Frank Bookmarks

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It’s Day 3 of Banned Books Week. Today we’ve chosen Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. We’re giving away two handmade bookmarks. In order for a chance to win, follow us on a platform and tell us what your favorite non-fiction book is by midnight tonight (pacific time). You can be an existing follower to win. Please go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest rules. We will message the winner daily.

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Bookmarks

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Today we’re giving away bookmarks from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. For a chance to win, you must: 1. Make sure you are following us on one of our platforms 2. Tell us your favorite character from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest requirements. This contest will end tonight at midnight pacific time. We will message the winner daily. Good luck!

 

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week begins today and ends on October 1st! To celebrate, we will be giving away two handmade bibliophile bookmarks every day. Today we’ve selected quotes from Fahrenheit 451. All you have to do to win is follow our page and tell us about your favorite book. The contest ends at midnight pacific time. Go to chismechick.com/giveaway for more info about the contest requirements. We will message the winner daily. 📚

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Monday Motivation

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Our Monday Motivation: “You just think lovely wonderful thoughts,” Peter explained, “and they lift you up in the air.” – J.M. Barrie

 
Our handmade pixie dust necklace is a wonderful conversation piece and a great reminder to stay positive throughout the week! We offer several options.

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Weekend Essentials

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Weekend essentials ✌ Our suede, handcrafted necklace is a perfect way to hold your treasures. This crocheted owl snap case will carry small items such as earphones, IDs, or anything else that measures approximately 5″x3″.

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Summer Travels

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Before my story takes a further pace,

It seems a reasonable thing to say

What their condition was, the full array

Of each of them, as it appeared to me,

According to profession and degree,

And what apparel they were riding in. (The Canterbury Tales, 36-41)

 
Summer travels! Our Canterbury Collection leather coin purses are a perfect way to store your treasures collected on your journey. These colors were inspired from some of Chaucer’s characters. Choose from the Knight (Black), the Pardoner (White), the Merchant (Brown), the Shipman (Teal), and the Scholar (Green). Customize the drawstring from an assortment of leather or tan suede.
 

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James Joyce’s Ulysses – Bloomsday

 

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Today is Bloomsday! James Joyce’s Ulysses took place on a single day, June 16, 1904. To celebrate, we created a “Mkgnao” bookmark with a hand-drawn cat silhouette. This reference is from Chapter 4, Calypso, when Leopold Bloom is first introduced:

“The cat walked stiffly round a leg of the table with tail on high.
—Mkgnao!
—O, there you are, Mr Bloom said, turning from the fire. The cat mewed in answer and stalked again stiffly round a leg of the table, mewing. Just how she stalks over my writingtable. Prr. Scratch my head. Prr.”

 

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Wanderlust

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” – John Steinbeck

Wanderlust (n.) A strong desire to travel

As summer is soon approaching, it’s time to enjoy the outdoors and travel. Our Wanderlust necklaces are a great way to remember your journey. Our mini bottles contain a map with the word “Wanderlust” created with a Remington Ten Forty typewriter. We do custom orders with maps from anywhere in the world. You can choose a leather band with natural wood endings or a gold/silver chain.

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Knitting by the Ocean

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Since attending Vogue Knitting last weekend, we’ve been creating new products. We met StevenBe and bought some of his fabulous yarn. He’s very personable and generous. We binge-watched all his shows. Steven is amazing and if you’re visiting Minneapolis, Minnesota, make sure to visit his shop!

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Crocheting by the Ocean

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We’re constantly inspired by nature that surrounds us. This yarn is called Lavender. We’re using it to crochet a shawl. We’re growing two types of lavender and daffodils, among many other things. Dried daffodils were used to tie sprigs of lavender.

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Canterbury Collection

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These leather, handcrafted coin purses are a great way to carry your small items or gift a jewelry piece! They are a part of our Canterbury Collection. We offer an array of colors including the Pardoner (White), the Scholar (Green), the Merchant (Brown), the Knight (Black), and the Shipman (Teal).

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