Handmade Gone Bad

One of the things I love about the thrift shop is that I find truly unique handmade objects there almost every time I visit. Like this rendering of Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, made from cotton balls glued to old paperback books:

Or this strangely festive hand-embroidered “No Smoking” sign:

And who wouldn’t want this a statue of a woman with a bunch of grapes stuck to her hair?

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4 thoughts on “Handmade Gone Bad

  1. SB

    I wish I was lucky enough to find such an item. I just come across twenty-something year old cutlery and dishes.


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