* new book amigurumi winter wonderland *

We’re entering our last week of pre-sale! Until September 27 this new book is available at a pre-release discount price. Purchase a paperback copy on this page and get the PDF for free:

The book contains lots of amazing winter-themed designs by Italian designer Ilaria Caliri. Don’t you love this cute winter elf? He could be a placeholder on your Christmas dinner table, carrying a message for each guest in his pocket.

Kiss her when she’s mad. While she’s yelling at the top of her lungs, pull her in by the waist and leave her breathless.

Kiss her when she’s sad. And before you press your lips to hers, look her in the eye so she knows you’ll always be there.

Kiss her when she’s happy. Run your fingers through her hair and comment on how her laugh is the most beautiful song in the world.

Kiss her when she’s stressed. Tap her shoulder as she frantically complains about some seemingly trivial matter and make her forget everything - if only temporarily.

Kiss her when she’s lying in your arms talking about the universe and how small she feels under the stars. Tell her that her thoughts are the most exquisitely unique thoughts you’ve ever heard and that her kisses are even more so.

Kiss her spontaneously, without warning and let her fall for you harder with each one. And when you’re not there to hold her tightly and kiss her forehead to make her feel loved, tell her each and every day how much you wish you could.

—  Excerpt from a book I’ll never write #15

Right Heads Up:

Fan Mail - it’s a beautiful thing -
Just want to say and get the word out because people need to get a response and this is tricky as I like to sign and read everything personally. I’m not going to show off and say how popular I am. It was always something that the boys would say to eachother with a big head at school ” yeah mate and I bet you’ve got so much fan mail to get through at home!”
Truth is - i genuinly do though and it’s becoming a problem. Problem can be solved easily though - here’s how

1: send a stamped addressed envelope included with whatever you want signing. And I’ll get it turned round really quickly

Reason being -

I get 3 different variations

Some requests no photos no envelope no stamps?
Some requests no stamp but an envelope and postal orders international included and i don’t have a team of people it’s just me and some friends that help out over pizza night and we’re getting a bit boggled over the plastic bags of genuine requests.
And the last Some with envelope and stamp a photo but then no address on the envelope so some poor buggers almost got it and then all i’m left with is holding an envelope at the post box guessing where you live?

Write to Tom:

United Agents

12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LE

[When you reach the little house, the place your
journey started,
you will recognize it, although it will seem
much smaller than you remember.
Walk up the path, and through the garden gate
you never saw before but once.
And then go home. Or make a home.]
And rest.
—  Neil Gaiman, from “Instructions”

Homemade Drawing Salve

Homemade drawing salve removes splinters and stings and treats common conditions such as boils. Salves contain soothing agents along with botanical extracts to encourage healing. Homemade drawing salve consists of various healing herbs mixed into a beeswax and oil base. Once upon a time, drawing salves formed the cornerstone of a family’s first aid chest; everyone kept drawing salve for use on humans and animals alike.

Instructions for a basic recipe can be found HERE


El ilustrador Ed Harrington ha creado una divertida colección de instrucciones de montaje al estilo de IKEA que muestran cómo hacer monstruos de películas famosas.

Illustrator and cartoonist Ed Harrington has created a funny collection of IKEA-style assembly instructions that show how to make iconic movie monsters.

Origen: www.edharringtonillustration.com
Fuente: www.laughingsquid.com