Capturing a delicious, buttery bite of France, adding a touch of whimsy and humor and including a nod to TSLL’s mission of living well by focusing on quality over quantity, the new TSLL notepad has been named and is now available for purchase!
Last month I invited readers to come up with the title for the new notepad that would include artist Sarah Löcker’s design of two croissants on a classic French bistro plate rimmed with French marine bleu. The suggested and offered ideas came in immediately and sparked conversation, exploration and even learning of many new French words (check them all out here).
Did you know that the ‘models’ for the croissants came from both images of actual croissants enjoyed in Paris during my travels (see pics below) and croissants Sarah purchased at her local Austrian bakery? Yep! The real deal depiction of a buttery, flaky and scrumptious classic morning pastry.
A fresh croissant enjoyed in Paris in 2019 from the boulangerie that was the winner of the Best Croissant in 2018, La Maison d’Isabelle!
One more! A second day in Paris in 2019 and a second morning beginning with a freshly made croissant – these were amazing!
The winning phrase, Simplicité, Tranquillité, Croissance! is a marriage of two TSLL reader suggestions and an homage to the French culture. Kameela introduced the French word ‘croissance’ which means growth, and AdventuresInLiving offered a play on France’s motto, fraternite, egalite, liberte – Simplicity, Luxury, Growth. As a play on the pun of the English word ‘croissants’, the use of ‘croissance’ was chosen to fulfill two purposes – acknowledge the illustration of two croissants and speak to the mission of living simply luxuriously. When we welcome simplicity and cultivate tranquility through mindful living, we not only grow as individuals into our true selves, finding the strength to share out capabilities and awesomeness with the world, we also elevate the quality of our everyday experience, which, bien sûr, for so many of us just might include savoring a croissant . . . or two. 😉
Kameela and AdventuresInLiving will BOTH receive the winning prize, splitting the 10 Croissants notepads (5 each) and each will receive the other five TSLL Notepads. Congratulations to you both and thank you for sharing your ideas. Thank you as well to everyone who submitted ideas for consideration. There was much food for thought, and I know many readers simply enjoyed stopping by and checking out all that was shared.
Details about the new TSLL Notepad:
- The largest notepad TSLL has offered – 4″ x 8″
- 50 pages
- magnet is included
- white recycled paper 20lb wt.
- full-color illustration, custom and exclusively created for TSLL by Sarah Löcker (the artist behind all of the 14 illustrations in TSLL’s 3rd Book)
- Prices: $12/single notepad; $32.50/3-pack (10% savings); now included in the All-Inclusive TSLL Notepad package
- All orders will be shipped March 1st and arrive no later than March 22nd.
Promo Code – limited time savings
Now through February 28th, use the promo code CROISSANTFEB to save 15% off any order that includes a Croissant notepad (packages too).
3-pack Croissant Notepad package (10% savings)
TSLL’s All-Inclusive Notepad package, 6 notepads (10% savings)
Order your Croissant notepads now and receive them by March 22nd.
~For a limited time (through February 14th) if you become a TOP Tier Member and place your free order for a signed bookplate for TSLL’s book, you will also automatically receive one free Croissant notepad.