The Boy in The Bubble by Paul Simon
I hope you ushered in 2012 in style. I made a little last minute janky fluorescent paper crown for myself, and was glad I did! There’s nothing like a silly accessory to make you feel more in the spirit of the holiday.
Made with: fluorescent orange paint; a plastic headband, rubber cement, construction paper; a variety of Formaline tapes.
May your 2012 be better than your 2011!
Here’s a great video presented by Hallmark about Hermann Zapf’s work and the importance of letter form and the “purpose and techniques of calligraphy”. He is enchanting, let alone his incredible talent. The film is perhaps a little slow for a modern audience, but it’s lovely… watch it.
This is a book that I found (but did not buy) today at a thrift store. I just loved the title and subject matter. Not to mention the sweet typeface.
This is a fantastic vintage sticker activity book I found on Flickr, scanned by Maptitefabrique. There are so many other great books in the set “Livres d’enfants avant 1950” (Children’s books before 1950). Here are many more vintage children’s books spanning different eras. Be sure to check out this book & this book.