01 May 2012

Eureka! Love in the Stacks


Today, I'm wishing I could buy this print. 
Isn't it lovely? It's called Polka Dots in the Strand.

Prints are available for purchase at the illustrator's Etsy shop Sophie Blackall. To see more visit her blog a MissedConnectionsNY or check out her book Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found.

63 comments :

  1. Oh my gosh! This is so cute. I am getting into Etsy, especially for decorating the nursery. Did you find a lot of cool nursery items there? Thanks for sharing this with us!

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    1. Some are a little mature but some are very sweet. Check out the one called "We Passed Each Other When the Sky was Pink".

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  2. thats so cute and love the book print :)

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  3. I love this! Off to check out her shop.

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  4. I love it too. Only downside is that it'll cost so much more to ship since I don't live in the US.

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  5. So cute! What a good find :) Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Oh! I love this! The little baby reading between them is adorable! I love her artwork! :o)

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    1. That's my favorite too! :) How their story is in the aisle between them and the baby is part of that.

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  7. Wow, that is too adorable! What a beautiful picture! I'll have to check out her site.

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  8. Loving the lady listening to the audio! This is such a sweet print, and probably my dream meeting of the one! HA!

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    1. I know right? :)

      If you meet your one in a bookstore than you have to have a book infused wedding :)

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  9. It's beautiful! And I think it would suit Baby Whimsy's nursery too :)

    Megan @ Storybook Love Affair

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  10. So cute -- off to check out her website! I feel like it will be right up my alley.

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  11. I love that print...her other ones are just as wondrous...I pinned them on Pinterest!

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  12. Oh how adorable! Did you see the little child reading a book on the shelf right between them? Great find!

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    1. Yes! That's my favorite part. The strip of art between them is like their life story after they meet (marriage, baby, house).

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  13. LOVE IT! Those polka dots are too adorable:) I would hang this in my house in a minute:) Definitely going to look up some of her other prints, thanks so much for sharing Juju1

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  14. Oh! I totally want to buy it to. Lovely!

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  15. I could get lost browsing on Etsy for hours. And everything I see, I want. Seriously, people are so creative, and I want to support them all the time.

    Another reason why I wish I was a billionaire. LOL

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    1. P.S. I got sidetracked, and forgot to say, Yes, I love that print.

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    2. OMG I totally agree. I love supporting creative people and pimping my house with original art. ;)

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  16. That is so sweet! I love it!

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  17. Etsy is awesome! :) That is a really cute print!

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  18. it is such a happy whimisical people in love kind of a print! perfect for you.

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  19. Wow I love it! Thanks for sharing I have bookmarked her shop.

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  20. It's not just the print, it's the suggestion of a story that the picture paints that I like! :)

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    1. Yes! Exactly. You're always sooo quick and clever! ;)

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  21. P.S. Have I been away too long that I missed the change in logo?!? And it's pretty!! Of course!

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    1. Thanks for noticing. I changed it a couple weeks ago. I also have a new header image in the works.

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    2. Ahhh... I like this new header best!! :)

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  22. That is a cute print!

    ~Liz

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  23. So cute! You always find the best bookish things! ;)

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  24. Oh, it's so adorable, I love it too!

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  25. it is sooo cute juju! *wants* :D

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  26. That does look lovely! Love the colors and the expressions on their faces!

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  27. Soooo lovely! Thanks for sharing

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  28. Oh this is too sweet! Lovely print for a library room or private relaxation space :)

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  29. This is awesome! I'm off to check out her Etsy shop...

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  30. i absolutely love polka dots! this print really does look wonderful. what a great find and thanks for sharing it with us!

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  31. Awww! I love the romance-y feel to this print :) Very cute.

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  32. Its totally cute. Shows off how you can pretty much find your soul mate anywhere, huh?

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  33. It's lovely, and the artist may be referring to my favorite book heaven: The Strand. If so, it's evenmoreso on my wish list. It's how I've dreamt of finding my soulmate as well!

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    1. Wouldn't that be grand? So in your day dream is it over a certain book or section? :)

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  34. I read Missed Connections. Cute illustration!

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