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Vintage Matchbooks Montage

Vintage matchbook collection

At my fiancée’s grandparents’ house, I recently photographed a treasure trove of vintage matchbooks that her grandfather has collected over the years, mostly from gambling joints or local establishments in SoCal. He’s quit smoking since and these have just been sitting in a cupboard…until now. [nggallery id=5] (I think the Space Needle might be my […]

Hand lettered Italian wrapping paper

[singlepic id=19 w=500 h=420 float=] One of my favorite things is… well… brown paper packages tied up with string. Well, perhaps not so Sound-of-Music-literally. But I love getting interestingly-packaged items in the mail, especially from foreign countries. For example I wish I had taken pictures of the post-Soviet Belarussian packaging that my first fisheye lens, […]