Hi, My name is Emily and I'm a magazine-aholic. Seriously. I'm surrounded by mountains of them. I'm drowning in ripped pages waiting to be artfully scrap booked. I'm behind on my reading because of them. So of course this week I had to play along with kasiabear's quick three (found via One Craftee Mumma). It's rather tricky to narrow it down to just three, but here goes:
It all starts with that thick, slightly waxy paper which feels so lovely in your hands. Then you add writers who make me laugh out loud, beautiful illustrations and images, every day tales that can bring a tear to the eye, pages and pages of crafty inspiration, lovely layouts, and many (too many) covetable goodies - Frankie is the perfect magazine! If I really wanted to curb my addiction and only have one magazine in my life, Frankie would be it.
From an old favourite to a new favourite! I wrote about UPPERCASE magazine a little while ago - it is really very lovely. Again, there's that quality paper - this time it feels weighty and a little rough, it has a hand crafted air. Then graphics and fonts and illustrations - oh my! And so many wonderfully talented people to discover too. Thank you, UPPERCASE!
If we were still living in Australia, number three would have probably been Australian Gourmet Traveller, but whilst I still try and get it most months for the wonderful recipes it's not as relevant to us these days now that the restaurants and retailers are half a world away. So, it's Inside Out instead. Consistently gorgeous interiors that always seem to be just on the right side of practical/achievable. Inside Out has embraced the craft trend of late too, and it often features some fantastic artists, illustrators and designers too. Nice.