Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Pay and Display - Magazines

Hiya! Hope everyone is doing OK. I am starting to be quite excited about this bank holiday weekend (Monday is off in the UK, yeah!)

I need to tell you something - I am a MAGAZINE addict - with a strong bias towards monthly glossy fashion and interiors one. Every so often I will also indulge in weekly celebrity gossip ones, as well. AND I cannot bring myself to get rid of the glossier ones, or cut them (yes, I will photocopy the pages I like and would rather than zillions of post-it notes onto the pages - sad, I know). This is getting a bit out of hand. So here are my TWO solutions to my addiction.

I could build walls out them a la Elding Oscarson (see the Oktavilla project)

I have many, but not that many (only because I did get rid of some when I moved twice last year). So here is a smaller project (via pinterest), that I could definitely see myself doing (we are missing a couple of seats in the main room).

So guys, what do you do with your old magazines? Any project that has caught your attention? Would be great to see your ideas as well!


  1. But how will you see them again? You'll never be able to see which pages you've marked!

  2. Hello...My name is Maycie...I am also a magazine addict.

    I'm really loving that magazine seat! Such a great idea.

  3. I have the same 'addiction', so don't worry...you are not alone! Tha magazine wall is I have the same 'addiction', so don't worry...you are not alone! The magazine wall is amazing! I thought about what to do with old magazines as well and I would love to 'build' a large coffee table to put in front of the sofa: four stacks of magazines (but not very tall) and than a transparent rectangular glass to put on top. Will see...


  4. I want that seat! Such a great idea. I need to see if I can get it done.

  5. I too indulge in the guilty pleasure of meagainze collecting. I actually force myself to check them when the pages start to turn yellow. I purchased a big cork board and refresh it daily with my magazine inspirations. This way, I don't feel like I'm missing out on the visual fix! :o)

  6. Wow, that's awesome! I only keep a few issues of magazines, mostly I rip out the pages I love and file them away, but if I did collect them like crazy I think building something out of them is a genius idea. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog!


  7. This is such a good idea - I might just have to make one.


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