For a flier to get a nod in this space, it's either about technique or execution. This week, it's a little of both. The flier -- touting Paper Bird's show this Saturday with Princess Music and A.Tom Collins at the Gothic Theatre -- is so damn adorable, it captured our hearts immediately.
Clearly, the most striking thing about this flier is the fact it's actually just a photo of some threaded together Etsy-goodness. Usually, photos and fliers go together about as well as a wolverine in a polar bear pen, but in this case, it's a fine pairing. Handmade is a movement Denver has been behind for a long while, and this flier, made from string, construction paper and lined paper, is just about the cutest thing we've seen in recent memory.
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By the very nature of it, there are some readability issues, the date, for instance, isn't exactly the most noticeable thing. It's still readable enough, though, with a little context (like what month it is right now), you can figure out it's April 2.
As for the bands, it's a pretty solid representation of what to expect from the music itself. Paper Birds and Princess Music are a perfect fit for the cutesy design, and A. Tom Collins, who'll be celebrating the release of its new EP, Oh No!, could certainly be exemplified in thread and paper.