It all started with a jar…
A jar without cookies. I haven’t bought cookies in years (no exaggeration) and this poor jar was just standing on my kitchen shelf empty. And I really liked the idea of creating a TBR jar…
Why a TBR jar? Admittedly lately I do not run into this problem often, but sometimes I just stand in front of my bookshelves with absolutely no clue what to read. There’s either too much I want to read RIGHT AWAY, or everything seems kind of meh.
So off I went, out to buy colourful paper to start my little project! I cut the paper into little note size pieces.
And then came the fun: going through my shelves and writing down every title on a little note. Then folding it and dropping it into the jar! I’ve also seen people rolling them with a little bow around it, or even star origami! But since I have to add probably around 200 titles to the jar (YES I KNOW orz) those methods would just take up too much space ^^;
Now, I admit I haven’t finished yet. I still have some shelves left to go. As for series, I only wrote down the first title in the series that I haven’t read yet.
And I also admit I will not use this jar for every single book I’m going to read (because challenges, and sometimes I just know exactly what I want to read), which means at some point I will pull out a title that I’ve already read, but that’s okay. I will keep adding newly acquired books to the jar though, so besides the double titles I will try to keep it up to date.
Doesn’t it look pretty though?