Sometimes I check out the local thrift and find a deadstock vintage T shirt, cardigan or dress. Exciting! Sometimes I check out the local thrift and find stacks of deadstock vintage Tennis ribbon. Not so exciting.
“Lost and Found” Archive
I’m confident that Mr. T just let his name & face go on pretty much anything anyone ever thought of, right? I pity the fool who gets in a water war with Mr. T!
Yesterday I made a quick thrift trip and discovered that someone had just donated what seemed to be an entire 1980s Toys R Us there. SO MUCH VINTAGE KIDS STUFF. I restrained myself & Della, and left with just some vintage sheets for her room and a set of flash cards, leaving all the other [...]
After I posted my favorite Record Album designs a couple weeks ago, my friend Lindsy sent me a couple of her favorites, and I had to share! Aren’t they great? I’d love to see yours too! Email me your album pics at firstname.lastname@example.org
We all love records and record artwork, but do you ever look at records as design inspiration? I love looking through bins and boxes for great color combinations, typography and design elements. Here are a few of my favorites right now: Got any album inspiration lately? Send me pics, I’d love to see!
I passed this up thrifting 2 years ago, and still wish I hadn’t.
I’d like to think the artist called this one “Our dog whined for hours at the window while I sat outside and painted”.
Just once, I’d like to find a copy of this that wasn’t colored in. I know, I know, I destroy records too. But I can’t destroy it in my own way when it already looks like this!
The acid wash. The high waist. The bermuda length. THE TAG.