Ancient peacock, reproduction printed on 75 year old page from dictionary
Jean Cody. Vintage Book Page-Art. This page is over 75 years old and salvaged from a tattered 30’s dictionary. She printed this delightful image of a peacock (reproduced from an ancient painting) onto the lovely yellowed page.
"Between the pages of his opened pocket-book lay a depressed Clouded Yellow, a genetic freak with both its starboard wings bright green, the others gold. "A true gynandromporph!" cried Sir Joseph... --Post Captain, Chapter 13 // Very pleased to find an actual photo (by Adam Kiss) of an actual Couded Yellow gynandromorph (i.e., half male, half female features).
How to Fold an origami Christmas angel from old phone books
Who uses phonebooks these days anyway? Even if you still find some use out of your current Yellow Pages tome, it's more likely than not that you're searching up "Thai food restaurants" on Google than actually flipping through pages to find a listing. Make use of these big hunkers by turning them into pretty origami angels! Check out this origami tutorial to learn how to fold Christmas angels from old phone book pages.
Dandelion Handmade Glass Coaster Set from Upcycled Dictionary page book art - WilD WorDz - Wishing Wordz
The dandelion is the only flower that represents the 3 celestial bodies of the sun, moon and stars. The yellow flower resembles the sun, the puff ball resembles the moon and the dispersing seeds resemble the stars. Dandelion Handmade Glass Coaster Set from Upcycled Dictionary page book art - WilD WorDz - Wishing Wordz. $34.00, via Etsy.
Eco-friendly bows. Upcycle an old phone book to make these beautiful bows. The White or Yellow Pages would look great on any package! #diy #gift #bow #package #button #paper #recycle #upcycle #ecofriendly