[item] Bin of various painting supplies
[purchase info] Purchased mostly from Home Depot
[time in my possession] From 2 years to 8 years
[last used] 3 years ago
[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Medium
[destination] Says given to a painter, but he never came back. It will go on freecycle or to a thrift store
[info] I’ve had this stuff for a while, and knowing that I paint a lot, I thought about keeping it. I don’t need any of it and a lot of it is duplicates.
[item] Dried up artist’s paint brushes
[purchase info] Purchased new, but mostly on sale
[time in my possession] 6+ years
[last used] Years ago
[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy
[info] I don’t know that anyone will see any value in paint brushes with dried up paint. Peter Max sells his old paintbrushes like this for a ton of money, which inspired my idea to make an art project out of them. So I’m not Peter Max, nobody probably wants these brushes and I have no time to make anything creative with them. They’re gone on freecycle and I hope they continue to stay out of a landfill.
As I stated a few days ago, I’m behind on my 2-per-week goal of creating trashograms. Although these are fun to make, I’m finding other opportunities that have much more impact in the trash society world. I have a few trashograms to share, then some news to share.
I don’t wear a lot of makeup, as a matter of fact, most would say I don’t wear any. I do wear a little bit of eye shadow and sometimes lipstick. (I cringe as I say these things) I’m not opposed to makeup or people that wear makeup, as it’s a personal choice. My reasons for not liking it is it takes way to long to put on and I prefer to stay low maintenance. I also hate the way my face feels with all that paint clogging my pores. I had horrible skin that used to breakout all the time. I stopped makeup foundation and about 98% of it cleared up. Anyway, this is makeup that I’ve had a long time, most of it I was talked into buying. I downsized my makeup by approximately 75%.
I gave this to a couple of pre-teen girls to use for playtime. I don’t like to play dress up. Continue reading