little maps…
Posted in amsterdam, amsterdam: made by hand June 18th, 2010 by pia

In preparation for tomorrow’s wander, I have drawn a little map of the area, complete with ‘made by hand’ destinations to give to each of my fellow wanderers. Tonight I’m busy creating little booklets as a momento for our adventure- in each one I’m including some snippets of pretty papers used for the window displays along with the wander introduction and some extra little treats. Each booklet is unique and handmade, and each one can be added to  – so as my fellow wanderers collect business cards, leaflets, or even fallen leaves along the way they can attach it to this loose leaf booklet. It will be like a petit handheld moodboard from the day, hopefully something that will inspire and encourage more ‘made by hand’ wanders…

I have no idea what the weather will be like but you know what? I really don’t mind – it is going to be such a delight to wander in and out of these special hidden places that it really doesn’t matter… what better way is there to spend an afternoon?

Now I’m not going to promise I will take photos of the event but let’s hope that someone brings a camera and that they are happy to share their snaps with you here in the (blog)house next week.

Have a wonderful weekend,  mes amis!

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  1. Catherine says

    Pia these look gorgeous!! All the special extra touches are what makes you, you. Have a wonderful wander tomorrow x
    PS. And praying for good weather for you and me both!!

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  2. Amanda says

    This looks like the very best kind of wander. And what a keepsake. Have a lovely time. xx

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  3. ToneF says

    Oh, this all look totally adorable!!! I love the little maps you have drawn, and those small banner-tags 😉
    I am going to Amsterdam this summer for the first time, so I will definately get hold of your book :o)

    Hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow!

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  4. Afton says

    OoooOOOoooo I’m so jealous!

    June 19th, 2010 | #

  5. Suzi says

    Maps, ah ha… are they in the book? I think I sent an email last year suggesting so after taking the Paris Book on a ramble through Paris. Love the effort you go! They’ll love it. Have fun 🙂

    June 19th, 2010 | #

  6. and flowers pick themselves says

    so much wonderfulness! have a fabulous day 🙂

    xo Alison

    June 20th, 2010 | #

  7. Joan says

    Pia, The details are astonishing. So wish I could be there for your wander. It will no doubt be a happy tme for you, the wanderers and the artisans. So much heart in all this! Enjoy it all, after all your hard work!

    June 20th, 2010 | #

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