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Old collections: basement fodder or cool display?

I have a lot of Speech and Debate trophies from high school. They fill up a few big plastic tubs in my parents’ basement. They mean a lot to my nerd self and every year or so my folks ask if they can finally toss them out. Every year I just can’t bring myself to do it. What do you do with collections with which you can’t bear to part?

Want to spice up your retro 1960s house? Put a bowling alley in the basement and fun will come to you

You know how you make a mostly boring house TOTALLY FASCINATING? Put a bowling alley in downstairs. That’s right: there’s a fucking bowling alley in the basement. Who’s moving in?

A potter/truck driver’s deep-heartland, renovated retro geodesic dome

Ever driven past a geodesic dome house and wondered what it’s like to live there? Becky can tell you: it’s hard to figure out where to put the furniture.

A patio garden from HEAVEN, orange basement bar, and a goat in an inappropriate place

If your dog isn’t allowed on the couch, don’t let her see what someone in our Flickr Group does with her goat.