Dec 18, 2012

by English Muse

Some of my favorite books as a child were literal picture books – no words, just pictures. Every time you “read” the book you make up a different story to go with the pictures.

This is kind of like that.

Yusuke Oono created a cut paper book that captures a bit of Christmas.

I love this so much, it is beautiful and delicate, elegant and festive, a perfect snippet of Christmas.

I can imagine using this book to invent a story, maybe a new one each year.

I also love how tiny it is – just a little snippet, small enough to fit in a pocket.

 

Have a magical Tuesday,

Sarah from Design Flourishes

all images from here

via My Modern Met

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4 Responses to “Christmas in a Book”

  1. Hannah says:

    this is sooo cute! hope to get one in germany, for my grandmum. she would love it!

  2. Naomi Bulger says:

    I love this so much, I can’t even begin to say. I’m going to share this on my Facebook page right now.

  3. Mary says:

    Just gorgeous!

  4. Bevin says:

    So beautiful and special! Thank you for sharing these.

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