Monday, June 30, 2014

Day 180-182: Soccer

... good timing for those autographs of 60s German football players:

Bought by Hubby for a handful of Marks at the fleamarket some 25 years ago,
and now sold online
during the World Cup.


Friday, June 27, 2014

Day 175-179: 1100 e-mails

Digital decluttering was my project for this week,
I deleted about 1100 e-mails from my three accounts

 and organized the rest in my folders.

 Even my inbox praises me for it:

 Thank you modern communication.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Day 174: Digital Decluttering

This trovigo-virus has been bothering me on my laptop for a while:

Not anymore.


Sunday, June 22, 2014

Day 169-173: Old Shoes, Old Life

Shoes that I wore to my sister's wedding 6 years ago,
and shoes that hurt while wearing ...

... encircled by photos from my first year of uni.
Time passes and sometimes you don't really want to look back.

Erase and Goodbye!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Day 168: Salt Shaker

It was a gift two years ago, 
when we moved into our house, 
this ancient-style Greek salt shaker:

I don't know who dropped it recently
and even though it looks even more ancient now,
it has to go for safety reasons.

Thank you and Goodbye!

Monday, June 16, 2014

Day 167: Ball Halves

Who needs half a bouncing ball made by Carolina?

Nobody, I guess.
Thank you and Goodbye!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Day 165+166: Clay Clutter

The girls' clay experiments:

... or what is left of them:

Thank you and Goodbye!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Day 160 - 164: Clutter Collage

Summer makes me a really lazy declutterer.
I just want to be outside in the garden
and not dig through clutter inside the house.

As I am taking a collage e-course at the moment
and we did messy collages this week,
I put some days worth of decluttering in this picture:

a chewed off bouncy ball, braided plastic cords, a key tag
 and stuff I don't even know what it is for.

Thanks and Bye!

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Day 159: Sun Glasses

I have a thing with sunglasses,
summer, sunglasses and me are inseparable. 
Usually I have a new pair each summer,

I really liked those sunglasses
(fakes from Turkey):

I don't know what happened to them,
(maybe some little feet stepped on them)
but one side of them broke.

Thanks for giving me shade,
a place to hide,
letting me wear no eye make-up
and still look cool
and Goodbye!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Day 158: Modelling Clay

From the forgotten depths of the basement:

Modelling clay
Clara used to play with
(years ago?).

Hardened and too cluttered.

Thanks for the fun
and Goodbye!

Friday, June 6, 2014

Day 157: Give some Heart

From Clara's craft clutter,
kept sticking to my shoes.

Thanks and Goodbye!

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Day 156: Batteries II

After 147 days it's time again for batteries (Day 9):

Will take them to the recycling box now
while grocery shopping.

Thanks for your power
and Goodbye!

(what was that idea with rechargeables again?)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Day 155: Phone Book

... last year's phoneback is replaced by the recent one.

Goes to paper recycling.
Thanks for helping sometimes and Goodbye!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Day 154: A Garden Blanket

This oil-cloth blanket used to cover our garden table 
for the last two years. 
It has seen too much rain and suffered 
and was substituted this season by a new cheerful blanket. 

Thanks for those meals outside
and Goodbye!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Day 153: Ist das Kunst oder kann das weg?

A heap of the girls' drawings and paintings, 
found around the living room.

For them it's more about the process,
I am telling myself.

Thank you and Goodbye!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Day 152: Big Pink Bag

This is a little sad.
Today is the day 
I ultimatively say goodbye 
to my true everyday purse:

Big enough to hold my things 
and some of Carolina's, yoga's and shopping.

The purse got its first kiss of death 
in the Parisian metro
when it got caught and one strap tore.
I fixed it with a makeshift knot.

But this week another strap tore off
that couldn't be fixed.

A gift from my mother's
and I declutter it today.

Thaaaaaaank you
and Goodbye!

PS: As in life with things, most are replaceable,
I have heard of a new purse on its way to me.