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d*s book tour: chicago event details!

by Grace Bonney

I say at least a few times a year that if it wasn’t for the winter, I would pack up and move to Chicago in a heartbeat. It’s one of my favorite cities, and there hasn’t been a trip when I haven’t left feeling a little sad that I have to go. So I’m especially excited to announce that we’ll be doing two events in the Chicago area for the D*S Book Tour! Our first event will be a craft event and celebration/book signing at Anthropologie, and the second will be a talk and demonstration at Anderson’s. Details and RSVP info for both events are below. Hope to see you there! xo, grace

Event: Craft/Book Signing/Celebration at Anthropologie
Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
Time: 5–8pm (5–6pm craft workshop/6:30–8:00pm signing + celebration)
Location: Anthropologie (108 North State Street, Chicago, IL)

Details: We will be teaching all craft-event participants how to make their own custom wooden wax seal! Craft guests will watch a demo, make their own wax seal and leave with the seal they made, along with sealing wax and stationery to test on. Afterward, we’ll get together for the larger celebration of the book launch, where you can buy copies of the book and have yours signed! Drinks and treats will be served. Proceeds from this event will benefit the local arts charity, Art Reach at Lillstreet.

We will also have a custom backdrop designed by a local artists (and D*S contributors) the BBB Craft Sisters against which you can take photos (courtesy of Stevi Savage) with your friends and fellow guests!

RSVP: The crafting event is limited to 35 people, so please RSVP HERE soon ($10 per person for the craft event. Please note, your craft ticket is good for the main party, too). The main event will fill up quickly, so please RSVP HERE for that soon, as well.

Event: Craft Demo/Book Talk + Signing at Anderson’s Two Doors East
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
Time: 7-8pm
Location: Anderson’s Two Doors East (111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540)
RSVP: RSVP is not required, but is recommended. Please reserve a (free) space here.

* Illustrations by Julia Rothman

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  • Awesome! I’m not sure if I’ll be able to make it, but I have to give you a big thank you for donating the proceeds to Artreach at Lillstreet. My husband has been an instructor with them for years, and they do incredible work with underserved areas in Chicago. It’s truly a wonderful organization for d*s to support!

  • I’m in Canada, so sadly I will not be able to attend this event….but I just received your book in the mail and I am over the moon happy! (and can I just say how glad I am that it doesn’t have a dust jacket…I prefer books without dust jackets)…
    All the best!!!

  • I can’t believe it, but a former chair of mine (p 23, the Paul McCobb) made the book via Scout in Chicago! Too funny. In Grace’s house, nonetheless!

  • Bummed that the Chicago event filled up, but I’ll be at the Naperville signing. Can’t wait to get the book. :)

  • Looking forward to meeting you at the Naperville signing…so excited! Finally received my copy of the D*S book from Barnes and Nobel yesterday!!

  • I am so excited! I work in downtown Naperville and this is so exciting to have you come to a signing in my backyard! I got married on Sunday and FINALLY have been able to crack open the book now that the wedding craziness is over! (it had been sitting in the box since it arrived a couple weeks ago)

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