Sunday, February 12, 2012

Vintage books and endpaper love

This week I found these two lovelies in one of those disorganised little op shops that are full of hidden treasures. I do love a good op shop in a shambles!

I love gorgeous endpapers in old books, especially because they don't seem to go all-out on endpapers anymore in newer publications. Look at the lovely scenic page in The Ugly Duckling:

And here is the colourful endpaper spread in The Fancy Dress Party Counting Book:

The Counting Book is my favourite out of the two and contains fun illustrations such as this:

If you like vintage books and dabble in a little craft, you may be interested in my recycled picture book bunting tutorial here.

Thanks for stopping by today! Can't wait to check out everyone else's Flea Market Finds at Her Library Adventures!