I have been enjoying Pretty Nostalgic magazine since the very first issue and it rapidly became my favourite, even the smell of it is lovely. The content takes you back to almost another time of in direct opposition to the modern world with it's living of life at breakneck speed, materialism and our disposable society. It brings the past to life again and makes it relevant to the modern day. Over the past year the magazine has had a slight change in direction, while keeping to all it's original ethos it's now morphed in to a society of like minded individuals and as such is now available only at selected outlets or via membership/subscription to the magazine. More information can be found at the Pretty Nostalgic website. It was lovely to receive the new style compendium society magazine through the door this morning, so many interesting articles to read and enjoy.
IThis is a sneak peek from the website on the contents of the new issue, when I can find my camera charger I'll take some more photos.
Sneak Peek at our next glorious issue – out December 1st
Ok where to start? there is so much wintery loveliness in the very first issue of our new Pretty Nostalgic Compendium which is now taking the place of Pretty Nostalgic magazine.
Here is a brief run down of some of the inspirational and as always passionately written and beautifully designed and illustrated features – all contributed by our brilliant members! – you are most welcome to join us and contribute too x
REMEMBER – Memories of childhood toys and games, The History of Jigsaw Puzzles, Parlour games for winter evenings. The A-Z of Conjuring
TREASURE – Collecting vintage buttons, treasured Teddy Bears,
CREATE – Seasonal Gift wrapping ideas, Home made Hair Care
PROVIDE – 17th Century Farmhouse restoration, The History of Vegetarianism, A Wartime Christmas
MAINTAIN – Guide to using vintage sewing machines, Bristol Wood Recycling Project,
INSPIRE – We relaunch our Vintage Book Club, Letter writing with #postcircle , inside the home of a textile artist.
DELIGHT – Classic British Movies, Alice in Wonderland and Brighton, Vintage tour of Leamington Spa. My Favourite Author