does anyone collect old photos?

February 18th, 2010 in member junk     
shamrockerin shamrockerin, member
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All of these photos have been found for free on the ground at the auction- what to do with them?


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Comments (7)

Iowaishome writes: I came home with a free box of photos from an auction as well. I have them in a large clear cookie jar in my living room. Guests love to pull them out and look through them. Posted: 8:00 pm on February 23rd
TinTinJunkFan writes: I agree wtih RustyDiva, turn these into birthday cards...you could come up with some really funny comments and no worries because they aren't relatives... Posted: 7:38 am on February 20th
SnowmanHill writes: I agree, they are fun, but what to do with them. I do know that people actually hang them in their homes, but hmmmm, weird. I guess you could make up great stories about who they are, heehee!

dana
:-) Posted: 2:04 pm on February 18th
smiller0529 writes: I love the Wedding Photo! Posted: 1:57 pm on February 18th
shamrockerin writes: I love the ones of the babies and children, especially the hand-colored one of the little girl w/ brown hair, but it feels kind of weird to display them in my home since I have no idea who they are. I've just been collecting them in an old hat box. I also found some vintage yearbooks at the auction, but I did manage to sell those on Ebay. Posted: 1:32 pm on February 18th
pofolksdecorator1 writes: Hi Rusty Diva,
Check out my project the hope chest with broken veneer top. Make a collage with photos, I only used black and white, a vintage glove, and covered it with heavy plastic (2.97) yard at Walmart. Then I stapled it tight under the lid. Good luck. Posted: 12:39 pm on February 18th
RustyDiva writes: Wow ~ lucky you ~ free?! I always look at old photos at thrift stores and wonder about the people in them. I seem to be drawn to black and whites from the 40's and 50's or older but I have no idea what I would do with them. If you were a dealer, you could use them for display or if you made greeting cards they would be cool to use for the front. Beyond that I have no idea except look at them and smile! Good luck.
Posted: 11:44 am on February 18th
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