Monday, May 26, 2008

Hidden Pretties

“Hidden Pretties” (unexpected and pretty details not apparent until closer inspection... examples: a beautiful lining in a jacket, or striking orange insoles in a pair of shoes) is a term my friend Kelly adapted from “Hidden Uglies” (unexpected hideous details found on something ordered online or from a catalog that wasn’t apparent in the photo).

Well, after years of discounting dozens of Reader’s Digest Condensed Books on my grandparents’ bookshelves based upon their spines I discovered they had some beautiful hidden pretties of their own:


melissa davis said...

what great prints! love those!! ;)

Heather said...

I bought a box of Reader's Digest volumes this summer for the very same reason - I can't say no to "hidden pretties" but I haven't a clue what to do with them!