My first love has always and still is ... books! I've never failed to not walk into a book store if I can help it. Whether it is to just browse or to check if my favourite authors has released a new book or if any books on sale. While some find it hard to pass up buying shoes everytime they walk by a shoe store, I cannot walk out empty handed from a book / stationery store.
While I might think twice regarding books since the prices have gone up over the years and I can no longer afford to spend on them as I used to, notebooks and stationary is still somewhat affordable. That explain my growing collection of notebooks, erasers and funky pencils. Everytime I look at a notebook, it's practically begging me to write something on it and I HAVE to get it. As weird as it sounds. Even memo pads and blank pieces of paper lying around tempts me.
While browsing around in a book store this morning; I feel in love with it the first glance. The beautiful china blue lace print cover caught my attention. The Enchanted Doll House Wedding title made me pick it up with much curiosity and my love for it grew with every passing page. Apparently this is the 2nd book and I've missed out the 1st. But it about the marriage between Albert and Lucinda.
The book had pop-ups with 'Edwardian department stores' as well as Victorian churches and styles houses intrigued and delighted me.
Though the price made me cringe a little, it was a must-have for any book / paper doll house lover. I know that the pictures does no justice to how absolutely beautiful this book is. If you see it, flip through and be enjoy the beautiful and detailed art. A joy for all ages.
Before you attend the dolls' wedding, the toys will take you on an adventure into Edwardian times. They need to buy some clothes and presents for the wedding and have decided to do some shopping in a miniature department store just like the great emporiums of the early 1900s. After that, they will visit other periods.
What's better than a combination of my two all time favourite. A shopping book? :P
P.S: I'm really sorry about the quality of the pictures. T.T