The City That Reads

The only thing better than reading a book is reading it with friends.

Limonata Creative -

The City That Reads

The only thing better than reading a book is reading it with friends.

Limonata Creative -

-Victoria Selman

Art direction, prop and set styling: Limonata Creative
Hair and makeup: Janet Stephens & Rachael Weaver from Studio 921
Location: Home of Judy Sulisufaj Kelly, co-owner of Studio 921
Book club host: Katharine Scrivener from @readwithkat and @thebooklyclub
Guests: Krystal Mack, Marisa Dobson, Jenné Afiya, and Anastasia Keramidas.
Cocktail: Baltimore Spirits Co. Szechuan “BaltAmaro”
Book club finger food: Anastasia Keramidas from @landofpleasanteating
Interior Design: Stephanie Bradshaw

-Victoria Selman
-Victoria Selman
-Victoria Selman
-Victoria Selman

Some of Our Favorite Baltimore Bookshops

  • Greedy Reads
  • Red Emma’s Bookstore
  • Coffeehouse
  • The Book Thing of Baltimore
  • Atomic Books
  • The Children’s Bookstore
  • in Lauraville
  • Old Fox Books &
  • Coffeehouse
  • Bird in Hand
  • The Ivy Bookshop
-Victoria Selman
-Victoria Selman
-Victoria Selman
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert ($16 each) from The Ivy Bookshop. Antique dye napkin ($4 each), Lily kitchen towel ($30 for set of two), moonlight tealight ($5), embossed ceramic cheese board ($14), Swiss cross plate ($10), decorative embossed tray ($72), multicolored matches ($26), enamel and metal tealight holder ($12), crackle and glaze plate ($26), Chitai decorative mini bowl ($14), gold cocktail shaker ($42), enamel pinch pots ($6 each) at Trohv. Set of four marble with brass coasters ($40), shot glass ($12.50), oceanology paper cocktail appetizer spoon ($22.50), modern quill pens ($22/each), Serafina cocktail spoon ($20), drink stirrer ($6.50), Big Ideas booklets ($18.50), Rough NoteBook Scheduler B6 in black ($12.50), small fluted cocktail bowl ($19.95), Curiosity candle in English tea scent ($28) at Curiosity. Vintage silver rim Nick & Nora cocktail glasses property of Bookmakers Baltimore. Round bone inlay tray, vintage floral cocktail glasses, round ceramic vase, vintage glass ice bucket, gold cocktail jigger, terra cotta saucer, antique brass ice tongs, black and brass round marble serve board, ceramic and gold rim pinch pots, dark blue salad plate, and antique display books, stylist’s own.




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