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  • blueribbonfair 12:19 am on September 20, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , ghost towns,   

    Missouri Ghost Town Images 

    Some images of Ghost Towns in MO. Love to visit these spots. Haunting, sad and beautiful. From Pinterest.

     

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  • blueribbonfair 1:48 am on September 8, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Child vacation souvenirs, childhood memories, Coastal Indians, creativity crafts, DIY gifts, , , Native American Art, painted twine, paper crafting, Recycle postcards   

    Recycled Postcards From my Childhood 

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    These were old postcards I bought with my money my mom gave to spend when we visited a village of Coastal Native Americans. I am pleased how these different subject and design tags turned out. ( More story below.)

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    We were visiting my Aunt who lived between Seattle and Everette WA. State. We took the ferry over there and saw how they had lived in history as well as the log dwellings they built. So I found these old Postcards packed away at my moms and thought of a use for them that would be so fun. So out came the scissors, glue, card stock, jute twine, red paint, hole punch and of course the postcards.  So I painted the twine red, cut the paper and my postcards (Which hurt a little since I have had them for years.) Glued the postcard parts on the backgrounds. Let dry as I painted the twine and let dry. then Hole Punched and threaded them.

     

     
    • de Wets Wild 2:35 am on September 8, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      I also collected postcards as a child, and looking at them now brings back so many happy memories!

      • blueribbonfair 9:24 pm on September 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        Yes. People that collect things seem to have a rounded full life. Also a person seems to like learning many things their whole life.

      • blueribbonfair 9:25 pm on September 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        Oh also, Sorry I am so slow in answering. My issues acting up.

    • Shauna 10:11 pm on September 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Wow, they look great! 🙂

    • indianeskitchen 4:34 pm on September 15, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Great idea!

    • Miss A 8:44 am on October 7, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      That’s such a nice thing to do. Save old postcards. Guess we don’t get that many to save anymore though..

      • blueribbonfair 1:44 am on October 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        We really don’t now that you mention it. We used to send and recieve them a lot. A long way back.

    • Sartenada 10:11 am on November 26, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      How lovely. I have collected our old, really old Christmas cards. Nowadays Christmas cards are different. I think that they represent old times gone with the wind. 🙂

      Here is the first post of two.

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      Have a good day!

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