The Time of Your Life
The birth of a child is a turning point in history, that will change the world forever. It's also a time of life-altering details on a smaller, personal scale. Barbara Buenz's creations commemorate a child's birth year by celebrating the details both epic and intimate.
Each piece is built around an iconic American city--you can find yours, or one from your region--and is printed with your chosen year and an event in that city, whether that's a historic building being restored or a new mayor being elected. The rest of the page is full of infographic-style boxes, with prompts for you to fill in for yourself. Rather than generic questions, the prompts are specific to each place: the price of a slice of New York City pizza; the celebrity baby of the year in Los Angeles; first visit to Houston's children's museum. The result is a wall-worthy time capsule that preserves the time and the place, but filtered through the perspective of your own personal experience. Click here to see all nine city options.
This piece also comes with an 8.5" X 11" printout, for you to practice writing in your answers. A fine-tip permanent marker or gel pen (not included) is recommended. Made in the USA.
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