I love books. Like a lot. I love scouring thrift stores, half price book stores, pretty much anywhere, in search of interesting books. My library has gotten pretty extensive after years and years of doing this, so I think it would be fun to start sharing inspiration from the pages of some of my favorite finds. Theoretically, this is going to happen every Monday. It seems like a great way to start the week: with a bit of magic from some beautiful books.
During a thrift store trip last week, I discovered two binder-looking-things that were filled with various issues of a sewing/crochet magazine from the 60’s (I think) called Golden Hands. After flipping through the pages for about 30 seconds, I knew these books had to be mine. The doe-eyed models, the bell bottoms, the willowy sleeves of the hippie shirts, the crochet… swoon. Here are some of my favorite images:
There are soooo many more examples that I will definitely share at a later date. Did you see the eyelashes on the model in the white silk shirt?? I foresee a vintage-inspired illustration in my near future.