I’ve already created one post about what to do with old books – here and here - however this one is about what to do with old magazines. We are very lucky to be where we live; we have an awesome junk market that operates three days a week where often you can find some wicked ephemera buys.
This weekend I happened upon 6 magazines from the 1920s for £3!
As you can see they’re falling apart quite badly so I’m thinking that I’m going to have to remove some pages for different things. I don’t like cutting up old magazines but as these are disintegrating anyway it might have to be done.
I’m really loving the adverts in them and I’m considering framing some of these for our kitchen:
And I’m going to scan them in for Archive.org just to keep them complete for prosperity.
However I’m not sure what to do when I’ve finished all the hacking. Any ideas? Here are some that I’ve found in my stumblings:
I could make a mini-album/ book like these [click on the photograph to take you to the original image]:
I think I’d really like to try to make a little journal – but I’m not sure. I’m not very good with all these choices and just a few magazines to play with – including magazines I’m not really sure I want to cut up!