Last night, my belle mere and I went to a book signing at Warwick’s in La Jolla. The book: Living in a Nutshell: Posh and Portable Decorating Ideas for Living in Small Spaces. The author: the smart, fun Janet Lee. But, this was no ordinary book signing. We not only heard the author’s story, but crafted these really cute tassels using a wine cork, velvet ribbon, and pretty paper. And, yes, that is a bottle of champagne and a cupcake. Now, this, my friends, is the way to host a book signing. The cupcakes were delicious; made by the author’s sister. Her parents were there also; an adorable couple. Her dad invented microsurgery. Yowza! Creative people.
More pics from the event:
Mary’s hands, putting on the finishing touches.
This yummy champagne is called Courtage. Made in France, of course, by a group of Americans with a passion for bubbly. Quite delicious and light. I need a case of the stuff so it’s always on hand. The bottles are tiny. Just enough.
Peace, love, and happy Friday,