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who needs a printer?

I was going to assemble yard sale signs by printing Futura Bold in red over old maps, but I couldn’t get my printer to work (alright fine, I just don’t understand where the paper goes, ok?). So I thought, what would be the next hipsteriest thing to that? I looked around my apartment. Screen printing? Would take too long. My yard sale is in two hours. Black sharpie? Minimalist, but so banal. Then I realized that I could just cut up a cardboard box, paint it with chalkboard paint, and write on it with white chalk:

It took me about 15 minutes to do four. Thanks to everyone who came over!

in April 15, 2012

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  • marielle April 16, 2012 at 5:22 am

    And thanks Jessica for the abundance of size-6 shoes (and the oddly-fitting Levi’s, that turned out to actually fit me quite well)!

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    • jessica April 18, 2012 at 8:07 pm

      marielle, you’re welcome! I’m glad they fit and have a better home 🙂

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  • Roxanne Falkenstein April 28, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I like that it can be re-used!

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  • Domenica Cambareri July 30, 2012 at 10:49 am

    LOVE IT – Brilliant Idea, LOOKS GREAT….Thank you -having a garage sale soon…This will be perfect, NO more hammers and nails…

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