You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
2.7K views | +5 today
Follow
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Deanna Dahlsad from Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
Scoop.it!

Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars

Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
Both our daughters are not at our home this Christmas, but living in their new homes this year. One daughter is in town, in her latest apartment; the other is out of state, stuck in her dorm and unable...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Deanna Dahlsad
Scoop.it!

Don’t Throw That Old Christmas Tree Stand Out!

Don’t Throw That Old Christmas Tree Stand Out! | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
This Fall, my parents and I both set up as vendors at a flea market. When I saw them putting this vintage Christmas tree stand out I was instantly smitten. But, like many folks now, we usually set up an...
Deanna Dahlsad's insight:

One of the images for the recycled projects was graciously allowed to be shared by Laurel of Chipping With Charm!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Deanna Dahlsad from Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
Scoop.it!

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it

To safely clean old antique glass and vintage bottles (without paper labels) found in the dirt, here's what you do

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Deanna Dahlsad from Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
Scoop.it!

The Whirligig Project

The Whirligig Project | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
Early in May, we sold a bunch (but not all) of our old dairy cream separator funnels or cones in our Etsy shop to a lady in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. The lady was Kat, called "Kat in the Hat" ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Deanna Dahlsad
Scoop.it!

Vintage Industrial & Primitive Candle Holders | Inherited Values

Vintage Industrial & Primitive Candle Holders | Inherited Values | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it

Vintage dairy cream separator funnels have a great industrial look — and a great primitive look when rusty.

more...
No comment yet.
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.