Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Cacti And Succulents …Floral Friday

For the most part, I like to display small plants in proper planters rather than starter pots. It was time to transplant a few out of their plastic pots and into more decorative containers. A small, dark brown USA Pottery … Continue reading

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Happy Camera Day

I finally decided to retire the old Kodak “Pocket Instamatic” on a chilly October day in 1981. I was tired of paying for fuzzy prints, expensive drop-in film cartridges and Flashcubes.” I remember browsing the selection of new and used … Continue reading

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Indian Brass …Floral Friday

It was time to take some brass vases off the top shelf of the project supplies unit and dust them off. They received a short soak in soapy water, a quick rinse, and a gentle buffing with an old terry … Continue reading

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Potpourri As Accents …Floral Friday

I like to keep some potpourri in a wide bowl to provide a very subtle fragrant note in the living room. Occasionally¬†some bags contain shapes and manipulated dried elements. I set aside some of the crafted pieces in order to … Continue reading

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Late Spring Projects …Floral Friday

Plants with their flowers have grown more substantial and rich this time of year in North America. With that in mind, I decided to play around with stronger containers, too. This week’s projects reflect a more bold approach to composition … Continue reading

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Some Zip Disk Files

The old “iomega” Zip Drive and short stack of Zip Disks have been on my to do list for awhile. The obsolete disks contain a lot of old letters, memos, tax data, and miscellaneous files. Three of the disks are … Continue reading

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Large Containers …Floral Friday

Because I have to use the room I’m renovating, it’s necessary to move furniture back into place after I complete part of a project. After repositioning the dresser and night stand, I decided to utilize the bedroom as the staging … Continue reading

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