Category Archives: Weird Collections

Little Boxes

Deb got back last week from visiting her family, so we were all set to head out on our usual Friday rounds.  We found that our favorite garage sale started without us, so our Unitarian Church sale post is missing. … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Scotties

My sister took me to visit an old neighbor who wanted to show me her Scottie dog collection.  It was colossal, amazing, and scary.  Yes, scary.  She had things that she had forgotten that she owned, all boxed up in … Continue reading

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Jewels that Jiggle or En Tremblant

Look how fancy I am.  You just got about half of my French.  OK, maybe not that bad, but I don’t know a lot.  Today we are going to talk about jewelry with a little wiggle in its walk.  Both Deb … Continue reading

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Quit Your Witching

Hooray, it is that time of year of again.  For those readers who haven’t discovered it already, I am a total Halloween Geek.  I literally have enough decorations to do two or three houses, and I am not talking just … Continue reading

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Not-So-Weird Collection: Silhouettes

I have had a love affair with silhouettes since my childhood.  When I was somewhere between five and seven, and my parents had silhouettes cut of me and my two sisters.  The artist had us sit in profile to him, … Continue reading

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Purses: A Multi-Part Love Story II

Oh, the best laid plans of mice and (wo)men.  I had planned to do several posts about purses, optimistically subtitling the first post A Multi-Part Love Story.  That was June 2011; five years is probably just too big of a gap … Continue reading

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Early Craft Pattern Redux

Searching back a bit, I stumbled upon this story.  We get a lot of hits on the Tin Can Art posts, but we bet a lot of you have not read this one yet.  There is also a plus at the … Continue reading

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