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Re: Trash or treasure???

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Heather Leal (rayleal)
Wed, 05 May 1999 19:21:47 -0700

I saved drywall scraps from a recent remodeling project at my school. They were
already small (6-8")squares and rectangles. We peeled off the paper covering
and scratched drawings into the plaster, then painted with tempera- sort of
expressionist color portraits- they were sort of like modern frescoe type
things- but we needed gloves and it was dusty- but cheap and fun.

"Fields, Linda" wrote:

> I have building styrofoam that I got (with permission) from the house being
> built next door-that was 5 years ago! Linda in NC
> ----------
> From: MarshArt
> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 1999 5:50 AM
> To: AbeleSmith;
> Subject: Trash or treasure???
> In a message dated 5/4/99 11:27:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> AbeleSmith writes:
> > I save way too much stuff, anyway, and felt kinda proud to be able
> to toss
> > something!
> >
> > Terry in Garland, TX
> >
> I had to chuckle at this one. I think another man's garbage is my
> treasure.
> I recently trimmed my date palm and I peeled off wonderful fiber
> bark that I
> was ready to dump. Then I looked at it, and thought, "Hmmmmmmm...."
> ,decided to keep it. Still have it in the classroom and have yet to
> decide
> what I will do with it. Same story with a million other things.
> I thought this would make a fun thread. What odd thing have YOU
> saved and
> have yet to use? Maybe some of us can get creative and think of
> uses for you?
> Marsha in "starting to get hot" Florida