Terrible Idea

No bookmark, just wanted to share this horrible book cover I came across today:




Images from "Alcoa's Book of Decorations." Published by the Golden Press, 1959.

-Click to enlarge photos-

23 comments:

Deb Salisbury said...

LOL! That is too funny!

In fact, it's so ugly it's cute.

unmoderated said...

Ok, maaaaybe the horse is cute.

The turkey?

Terrifying.

Arctic Mum: said...

Wow, that's fantastic!

Lisa A said...

I wonder just what special occasion one has to wait for before that hideous thing gets set out on the buffet.

Debbie (Nerd Goddess) said...

That last one was frightening.

Glory von Hathor said...

waaaah. What IS that?

RMb said...

hahaha, wow. :)

Pam said...

That really is terrible. I can't imagine who would think that turkey? is nice decoration. I think woman in the fifties were drinking too much sherry.

Kathryn said...

Oh, my gosh...I think I remember my Grandma having this book!!!

lucy said...

Anything to sell some aluminum foil!

Joe said...

I have that book! It is truly special.

Laurie said...

Oh, YUCK!

Auntie Karen said...

Wow, I'm a crafter and I dig some retro craft projects but this is gross. This an ugly you can't un-see, our poor eyes.

VM Sehy Photography said...

If you look at the mermaid, I think I know the inspiration for Nightmare Before Christmas.

tori said...

that is just plain creepy!

snugglebug said...

So creepy

Glory von Hathor said...

No fibbing, I had a bad dream about that thing at the top last night. It's a Dia de los Muertos/Marabou Stork/Drag artist from Hell and It haunted me in my sleep.

Diana Troldahl said...

Closer to 'Alcoa's Book of Desecration!'

unmoderated said...

Nicely done.

Jessamyn Harris said...

send me that book, it's totaly awesome. devon would shit his pants for that thing.

unmoderated said...

aw, Jessamyn - I shipped it out this morning.

tara said...

"click to enlarge photos"
no thank you.
wow those are creepy, wonder if it sold any copies.

MelissaE said...

I just bought this from Amazon for two bucks. I can't wait!!!

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