I discovered these books in the bookcase of my friend Renee, and now I want them so much!
Lifestyle Illustration of the 50s by Rian Hughes:
and Lifestyle Illustration of the 60s, also by Rian Hughes:
They're filled with the most colorful, beautiful vintage illustrations.
The color palettes alone are so inspiring.
We have snow today! Oddly, I do not mind. I finally finished my artist statement, sent it off, and walked to the grocery store to buy cookie dough. Whether it becomes cookies or is eaten as-is: to be determined later.