At Home


framedcovers

I’m always sad when the book cover of a favorite children’s book gets torn or crumpled, as it inevitably does with a well-loved book. So I’ve started saving our favorite covers — removing them completely before they have a chance to be damaged — and hanging them on the wall. Originally I did this by literally just cutting out the front of the covers and sticking them on the wall with double-sided tape. But I have since upgraded to using actual frames.

Catherine Hong is a freelance writer and editor living in New York. She recently launched the blog mrslittle.com, about classic children’s books.

 

You Might Also Like


Thanksgiving Float Centerpiece
Outdoor Therapy
Wall Decals: Olivia Headboard by Mina Javid

One Comment

+ ADD YOURS

  1. Posted by: Maggie

    Ha, we are at opposite ens of the spectrum. I find those covers highly annoying (to keep on and keep track of) so the first thing I do when we get a new book is toss them into the trash (well, recycle!).

Leave a Reply

Yor email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Tags
Sign Up

Email Sign Up
We promise not to bug you -
it'll only be good stuff, pinky swear.