I have done my best to contain this collection, and although it is not an 'active pursuit', I still seem to cross paths with them on a regular basis!
In my attempt to deter this 'guilty' little pleasure, I have tried to maintain strict 'rules'...
- FISH / NAUTICAL related!
- $1-2 PRICE POINT
- 'HANGERS INTACT'
I have been known to break Rule#1 on occasion ~ if it's cute enough!
Besides, they are a FUN(!) border in our first floor half-bath - and a great center of conversation with newbies in our home (LOL). !!)
I try to abide pretty tightly to Rule#2, and that has become a major limitation in today's market!
Have you seen the SOLD prices on Ebay lately?!
How dare these quirky & tacky pieces of 'junk' come back into Vogue!! Maybe we should 'hop on the train' while the market is HOT?? (.not.)
Rule#3 was ALWAYS a 'deal breaker' for me...
While putting away the Holiday Decorations, I came across a forlorned Fishy that USED to live on our wall with her 'mate' - until the dreaded day her wire hanger Broke!
DISCLAIMER: I am trying this for the FIRST time, and cannot guarantee the longevity of the fix - but right about now, ANYTHING is worth a try!!
and so this 'affliction' persists...
What would any good collection of