Tag Archives: vintage

11 rotary dial phones & 1296 gift cards [day 231]

A few years ago, in my “excessable” art show, I had a gift card rug made out of 1296 gifts cards from different stores.  The show was in July and I left the rug in the car a little too … Continue reading

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a year in pictures [day 216]

Honestly, some of these might be more than a year old, but they’re all the same, year after year… lots of stuff.  Most of these were taken in abandoned places, houses, farms, buildings, vehicles, you name it.  No matter where … Continue reading

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a day in pictures [day 210]

I just don’t have much to share on the shopping front.  I’m just not doing it.  Instead, I’ll share a few photos today. Abandoned… This house was abandoned in the 70’s, and interestingly enough, it looks as though they moved … Continue reading

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you know they’re good friends when they let you dive in their trash bin [day 189]

I was at my friend’s house finishing up a painting project when I noticed she had cleaned out the garage.  Upon opening the garage door, I also noticed a truck full of junk.  Now this is an invitation for me … Continue reading

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paint it… black? [day 187]

I’ve written a little tune to the 1966 Rolling Stones song “Paint It Black”.  This story started with me wanting to paint my front door… I see a blue door and I want it painted black No colors anymore I … Continue reading

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the junk drawer [trashogram]

This is the bottom of my junk drawer… In cleaning it, I found lots of spare change and all kinds of odds and ends.  90% of this stuff is things we just don’t need.  You can tell a lot from … Continue reading

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ready. set. action! [day 180]

I have to go shopping today.  It’s for work, so I can’t ditch my job to not shop.  I have to get paint, glitter and fabric for a stage set.  I’m not looking forward to going shopping, even though Home … Continue reading

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strings attached… [day 150]

I was paging through a girly magazine as I getting my hair done last week.  ‘Done’ meaning colored…  So this isn’t my normal choice of magazine, as I prefer art, life or business themes, however I thought I would look … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 34 [digital hoarders and dead computers]

I just realized something yesterday, not only do I have some hoarding tendencies, I’m clearly a digital hoarder.  I save all of my files, even the ones I know I will never use again.  I have several binders filled with … Continue reading

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