Flip for It


Inspired by a marathon of Divine Design, you hung your child’s finger painting over the mantel and called it abstract.

Make every doodle shine with Cucobooks, custom hardbound books filled with his precious artwork. Whether it’s a construction paper turkey or lopsided pottery bowl, each creation is professionally photographed; the photos are then printed and thoughtfully arranged. The result is a coffee table-worthy tome, available in two to four weeks.

If desired, the company owners (two Dallas artists-turned-moms) make house calls to rummage through and help select gems worth publishing.

It’s all simply divine.

For more information, go to cucobooks.com.

this week in dallas!

Turkey Trot
What: An eight-mile run and family 5K run/walk is followed by music, clowns, and bounce houses — all benefiting the YMCA.
Why: Burn calories before you gobble, gobble.
When: Register Mon.-Wed. at select Luke’s Locker stores or at the run Thurs., 7-8:50 a.m. Run begins at 9 a.m.
Where: Start at Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St.

A Village Holiday
What: Get merry with cookie decorating, face painting, and professional photos, plus a toy drive devoted to Children’s Medical Center.
Why: There’s much to be thankful for.
When: Fri., 2-6 p.m.
Where: Highland Park VillageMockingbird Ln. & Preston Rd. (214-443-9898).

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
What: Laugh as the Herdmans wreak havoc on the church Christmas pageant. Good for ages 5 and up.
Why: Oh, come, all ye comedy fans.
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 1:30 p.m.; Sun., 1:30 & 4:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas Children’s Theater, Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman St. (214-740-0051).

Photo: Courtesy of Cucobooks

Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla St
Dallas, TX 75201
Preston Rd
@ Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205
5938 Skillman St
Dallas, TX 75231