DESIGNER - adrienne looman
designer adrienne looman has a very heartwarming tale tell to accompany her cute designs and products. adrienne and her husband are newlyweds and he is a trucker who drives across country for weeks at a time, coming home for just two days and then gone again for a couple weeks. the routine began to take a wear on their relationship and so she had to make a really big decision, which adrienne believed actually pushed them in the right (and perhaps scariest and riskiest) direction. she quit…
The Fireside Book of Children's Songs illustrated by John Alcorn
BOOK INFO - The Fireside Book of Children's Songs collected and edited by Marie Winn, arrangements by Allan Miller, illustrated by John Alcorn. Published by Simon and Schuster in 1966. Fifth printing. Hardcover. Songs include - Hush Little Baby / Lazy Mary / All the Pretty Little Horses / Bingo / Go Tell Aunt Rhody / There Was an Old Woman / Eency Weency Spider / The Muffin Man / Pop Goes the Weasel / Six Little Ducks / I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fry / John Jacob Jingleheimer…
Kid Lit Storytime
A Letter to Anyone by Al Hine, illustrated by John Alcorn [Mail] may go by plane, instead, if you put on a n airmail stamp. And a special delivery stamp will make it go even faster anywhere in the United States.
gold country girls
I love it when the geraniums bloom. They look so pretty. And, hey there, Mr. Trumpet Vine - you're not looking too bad, yourself: I cannot believe that I actually got some photos of this hummingbird! He did not mind the least bit that I was there; he was interested in his food, and his food - ONLY: Do you know what else I love? When the camera decides that it needs the flash outside, because it resulted in some rather lovely colors. Hummingbird - flit back by any old time!
Belinda Lyon, linen tea towel For Oxfam, via Yuko Trading Last week I gave a lecture about one of my favorite design periods, the colorful era of the late '60s-early '70s, when hippie and psychedelic inspiration blossomed everywhere, from children's books and ads to fashion and decor. This is a period that I can really relate to, quite obviously since I was a child at the time, and that continues to inspire me to this day... Arnold Varga, 1965 ad, thanks to Burning Settlers Cabin Villeroy…
Kid Lit Storytime
A Letter to Anyone by Al Hine, illustrated by John Alcorn Different countries had different stamps, some square, some oblong, some triangular, and even some roundish ones, in every variety of color and design.