I went through a phase when I would not subscribe to any magazines. This was about five years ago and I did it based on the impact on the environment. I would go to the library once or twice a month and sit and read periodicals. This was great in that I was exposed to many different periodicals – ones I would never have paid to subscibe to and ones I love.
Now, as more publications are moving towards using recycled paper for their pages, I have picked up a few subscriptions. Most of these are for inspiration for art, for gift giving and for general knowledge articles.
I was leafing through a few the other night. As the new month’s magazine comes into the house, I go through the previous month’s and tear out anything I wish to keep. I saw a picture on a page that just jumped at me. I tore out the page. Then, yesterday I saw another picture that also spoke to me. I tore that page out. I trimmed around the various pieces that I wanted and voila – below is a college I did.