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Verve Home Furnishings

Verve Home Furnishings

4903 W. Leigh Street
Richmond, Virginia
37º35’9" N, 77º29’40" W

Verve Home Furnishings has been in this location for seven years (as of early 2018). In their words they specialize in mid-century modern, industrial and vintage modern pieces. See the two adjacent photos for samples of their inventory.

Posted by nikkorsnapper on 2018-03-11 14:53:45

Tagged: , Verve Home Furnishings , consignment stores , kitsch , knick-knacks , second-hand stores , used furniture , vintage goods , Richmond, Virginia, USA

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Delivery of Shing-Dings / No Entry

Delivery of Shing-Dings / No Entry

A goods van parked outside a ‘nite spot’ down Serangoon road. Happened to see this scene while waiting for the bus back home.

What initially caught my eye was the somewhat contrasting scene of an old man (presumably) unloading something from a van in front of a KTV lounge. Something I noticed later was the ‘no entry’ sign right there which added an interesting twist to the scene. Anyway… its all open to your own interpretation.

Notes: Tweaked curves to recover some of the highlights and added a ‘digital’ grad filter to brighten up the foreground area of the van and the man a little. The colours are as-is.

EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
ISO400 50mm f/1.8 1/125sec

Posted by CJ Dias Abeyesinghe on 2009-07-16 16:38:47

Tagged: , Billboard , Building , Contrast , KTV , Lounge , Man , Martell , Neon , Night Life , No Entry , Parked , Road Sign , Serangoon , Shing , Shing Ding , Sign , Singapore , Street , Street Photography , Van , EF 50mm f/1.4 USM , Available Light , eos , 450D

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Canning Jar Quilt

Canning Jar Quilt

"When Home-Canned Goods Go Bad", or "Basil Escapes" 31 x33"
Pieced on my 1912 Jones hand-crank sewing machine, and hand-quilted. Free pattern for "small bug jars" from I left off the bottom black background strip of each jar block, to make it look like they were sitting directly on the woodgrain fabric pantry "shelf".

Posted by dorsetspinner on 2014-10-10 00:09:30


Tilde: In the Shop July 2010

Tilde: In the Shop July 2010

Photo Credit:
Tilde by Jen McCabe, July 2010

On Flickr:

Tilde is a little shop + art gallery in Portland, Oregon. They feature art, home decor, tableware, paper goods, jewelry, handbags and other accessories created by independent designers. 7919 SE 13th Ave in Sellwood!

Posted by TildeShop on 2010-07-07 06:14:07

Tagged: , jen mccabe , tilde , pdx , portland shopping , home decor , art , gallery , independent designers , tableware , handbags , modern , candles , soap , apothecary , sellwood , portland , oregon , boutique , jewelry , terrariums , ephemera , paper goods , pantone , pdx art , portland artists , local , ceramics , housewares , design , indie , molly muriel , “k hall designs” , “natural soap” , peony , fig , cassis , “solid perfume” , aromatherapy , “home fragrance” , almond , lemongrass , scrub , “essential oils” , lavender , cedar , grapefruit , “mint , triple milled” , “shea butter , olive oil

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East Anglian Railway Museum – The Goods Shed – sign – Foreign Passports

East Anglian Railway Museum - The Goods Shed - sign - Foreign Passports

A visit to the East Anglian Railway Museum.

The East Anglian Railway Museum is located at Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station in Essex, England, which is situated on the former Great Eastern Railway branch line from Marks Tey to Sudbury. Services on the Sudbury Branch Line are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia.

The museum has a wide collection of locomotives and rolling stock, some of which are fully restored, three are converted into Thomas, Percy and Toby replicas while others are undergoing repair and restoration. The Restoration Shed was built in 1983–4, before which most work had to take place in the Goods Shed or in the open. On event days, steam or diesel train rides are operated over a short demonstration track.

The museum also plays host to three popular annual events: the Winter Beer Festival held each February, the Cider Festival held each June, and the Summer Beer Festival held each September. During the festivals, additional late-evening trains on the Sudbury Branch Line allow festival-goers to return home by train subject to provision by the train operation companies. There are no moving exhibits during the festivals, although train carriages are usually open to sit in and drink, with one wagon doubling up as The Shunters Arms at the summer festival.

The museum was originally formed as the Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society on 24 September 1968. The SVRPS was established at Chappel & Wakes Colne Station in December 1969 after a lease was obtained from British Rail to use the vacant goods yard and railway buildings, including the station building. The first public steam day took place three months later.

The goods shed and station buildings were quickly restored; with a workshop being set up in the goods shed to enable maintenance and restoration work to be undertaken on the rolling stock.

The Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society was renamed to The East Anglian Railway Museum in 1986 to confirm its focus on representing railway history of the Eastern Counties rather than just operating trains. The museum gained charitable status in 1991 (Registered Charity No. 1001579) and became a Registered Museum in 1995.

Since 2005, the museum has had a greater emphasis on interpretation and display facilities, a large variety of events take place each year to raise funds to support the museum’s activities.

The Goods Shed

Believed erected at the same time as the main station buildings in 1891, this was the main centre of activity of the station until freight activity on the line ceased in 1962. The small building on the end of the main building was the office of the Goods Clerk. The building was used mainly for goods needing protection from the weather, or of value, bulk goods such as coal or other minerals being unloaded in the yard. The crane is from Saffron Walden Goods Shed and was rebuilt here in 1993.

sign – Foreign Passports

Posted by ell brown on 2019-07-17 18:41:53

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