light fixture [minimalist challenge item #133]

[item] Laundry room light fixture

[purchase info] Came with the house

[time in my possession] Approximately 5 years

[last used] Still in use.

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Trash

[info] I bought a new fixture at the Habitat reStore to replace this.  It’s on my to do list, but I haven’t switched it out yet.  This one has a shirt in it and shoots sparks everywhere when you add a light bulb.  Yes, this is one thing that will have to go in the trash.  But not the bulb.

 

lucky brand bag [minimalist challenge item #132]

[item] Lucky Brand shopping bag

[purchase info] Given to me

[time in my possession] Approximately 6 months

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] This might seem like a really ridiculous thing to add to my ‘get rid of’ list, but I have a bunch of shopping bags and I don’t know why.  I don’t shop much, but I still keep a few of these bags around.  I just don’t want to have lots of junk I don’t use or need laying around the house.

2 tops [minimalist challenge item #131]

[item] A smocktop and a t-shirt

[purchase info] Given to me

[time in my possession] Approximately 2 months

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] I like both but the smock top doesn’t fit and the t-shirt, although I like the graphic, I don’t like the message.

anime software [minimalist challenge item #130]

[item] Anime Studio 5

[purchase info] Purchased new at the Apple store

[time in my possession] Approximately 5 years

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] I just never got around to using this.

cut up magazines [minimalist challenge item #129]

[item] Several cut up magazines

[purchase info] Mostly given to me for art projects, a few purchased new or at Half Price.

[time in my possession] Approximately 1-6 years

[last used] A few weeks ago

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Recycling bin

[info] I’ve cut as much out of these for my altered art projects as possible.  I have many more piles of them.

hula girl [minimalist challenge item #128]

[item] Bobble hula girl statue

[purchase info] Purchased at a discount store

[time in my possession] Approximately 4 years

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] I had every intention of placing her on my car dashboard.  Never got there.

meat thermometer [minimalist challenge item #127]

[item] Grill meat thermometer fork

[purchase info] Purchased new

[time in my possession] Approximately 10 years

[last used] 5 years ago

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] My ex used this, but I never did.

envelopes [minimalist challenge item #126]

[item] Lot of envelopes

[purchase info] Purchased many years ago.

[time in my possession] Approximately 7 years?

[last used] Never, these are leftovers

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Church office

[info] I had these when I was doing my eBay business.  No time for that anymore.

pasta machine [minimalist challenge item #125]

[item] Pasta machine for clay

[purchase info] Purchased new on sale

[time in my possession] Approximately 4 years

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Thrift store

[info] I never used this.  I have too many other art endeavors going on.

vinyl stencils [minimalist challenge item #124]

[item] Vinyl stickers

[purchase info] I made these with my vinyl plotter

[time in my possession] Approximately 2 years

[last used] Never

[difficulty level in getting rid of it] Easy

[destination] Freecycle or thrift store

[info] I have lots of these, more than I’ll ever use.