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New Old Trunk

Thanks to shadefell we recently acquired a "distressed" steamer trunk, complete with inserts, fixtures evocative of a slower era, and a faint whiff of mothballs. The price was right -- I just gave her some books.

Chats and I decided to decorate it with stickers memorializing various places we've been ever since we met. Quite a few are fandom convention cities, natch. It's perfect for holding blankets at the foot of our bed, and sturdy enough to support my weight when I'm putting on my shoes.

Anyway, here's a pic (and yes, we have garden gnome sheets. You want to make something outta it?):

Thanks again, Brigid!


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Sep. 28th, 2007 10:15 pm (UTC)
that's kinda funny since you don't strike me as a garden gnome type.
Sep. 29th, 2007 12:00 am (UTC)
Wow... I haven't seen one of those in ages... Seeing one now reminds me that my parents used to have one when I was young.. Old memories...

(Have sheets, will travel... hehe)
Sep. 29th, 2007 12:26 am (UTC)
Not just garden gnomes, but traveling garden gnomes.
Sep. 29th, 2007 01:00 am (UTC)
Well I LOVE that trunk!!!!

You know, this way you'll have something very special to pass down to your kids someday. You can fill it up with special memories too just like all those old stories I love.....

:::gets all nostalgic::::

Wait, you have GARDEN GNOME SHEETS!!!!!


I love it!
Sep. 29th, 2007 01:00 am (UTC)
I'm suddenly very afraid and I'm not sure why... ;-D

(btw, where's your Godfrey sticker?)
Oct. 2nd, 2007 06:59 pm (UTC)
That trunk looks a million times better with stickers than it did shoved up under our window behind a table.

I'm glad it's working out for you, and I'm glad you got it home safely. :D
Oct. 2nd, 2007 08:17 pm (UTC)
E.E. Knight has garden gnome sheets.


Someone somewhere in the world MAKES garden gnome sheets.

My world is spinning.
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