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My Car Keys Are In Your Trash Picking Cart

     (1-box of kids trinkets; 2-broken things for mosaics; 3-a few random finds) We had a great day trash picking the flea market this past Sunday – the pics are just a small sample of our finds (the REALLY … Continue reading

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Why I Love Mosaics (Or How I Accidentally Break Things).

Here are a few pictures of china I recently found at a flea market. The first picture shows what the plates looked like before I owned them for all of five minutes. Really. Dropped the bag & broke three plates … Continue reading

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Trash Picking – Return On Cleaning Investment

While prepping for our upcoming yard sale, the topic of effort vs return came up. At what point do you just write off a find because the effort involved in cleaning or repair doesn’t equate to what you’ll get out … Continue reading

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CRAFTERS & ARTISTS WHO REUSE, RE-PURPOSE, RECYCLE

While I am extremely passionate about finding cool, usable stuff in the trash and this blog is about many things related to trash picking, who’s to say how this blog will develop.  One absolute I do know though, is that … Continue reading

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CRAFTY TRASH

I love making things (in theory).  I love crafts, having ideas, and putting those ideas into creating an object or work of art.  What I mean by in theory, is that I have loads of the things necessary to create … Continue reading

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