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What have you enjoyed collecting?

  1. #61
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    Collected dolls for many years. When I had to start putting some away due to lack of room, knew it was time to stop collecting.

  2. #62
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    I have been saving finger nail & toe nail clippings for 25 years and now have 26 lbs. of clippings and I hate the idea of throwing them out but don't know what else to do with them. ANY IDEAS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lon View Post
    I have been saving finger nail & toe nail clippings for 25 years and now have 26 lbs. of clippings and I hate the idea of throwing them out but don't know what else to do with them. ANY IDEAS?
    Have you tried cloning?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lon View Post
    I have been saving finger nail & toe nail clippings for 25 years and now have 26 lbs. of clippings and I hate the idea of throwing them out but don't know what else to do with them. ANY IDEAS?
    Try using them in your nail gun!

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    I guess an odd one here to some but a friend and I collected ammunition boxes from all over the world when we stopped we had over 100 countries between us. I was surprised to how many do this and we traded to those in many countries. My oldest went back to the mid 1800's.

  6. #66
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    Vintage ladies magazines.

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    Key rings but I never bought one myself all from people who went abroad on holiday

  8. #68
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    Fun reading about everyone's collections--well, except maybe for the nail clippings, lol. I have a collection of sand I keep in little glass jars from various beaches I have visited. Kind of cool to see the differences. I have a rock collection. I also collect miniature vases, under 3". I'm a fan of miniature roses and started collecting vases for them.
    Having fun and being creative online: www.breaktimehq.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lon View Post
    I have been saving finger nail & toe nail clippings for 25 years and now have 26 lbs. of clippings and I hate the idea of throwing them out but don't know what else to do with them. ANY IDEAS?
    Of course. Melt them and pretend they are ivory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Granny B. View Post
    Fun reading about everyone's collections--well, except maybe for the nail clippings, lol. I have a collection of sand I keep in little glass jars from various beaches I have visited. Kind of cool to see the differences. I have a rock collection. I also collect miniature vases, under 3". I'm a fan of miniature roses and started collecting vases for them.
    I always pick up rocks and engrave them from the places I have visited. Those engravers are cheap.
    Now my grandson does that and passes them on to his friends.

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    Lately, dust.....
    If you're not in over your head, you'll never know how tall you really are....

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    My husband and I also collect coffee cups from locations that we visit every time I use one I think about that particular trip and have fond memories

  13. #73
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    I collected angels and crosses, then polish pottery. Am keeping the polish pottery but just keeping the angels and crosses I really love. Trying to de clutter as I don't need this much stuff.

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