I have a small box to keep all the rubber bits left from bigger projects. I used them to make small stamps sometimes but this time I came up with a better use for them.
According to the definition on Unconsumption, "consumption is a word used to describe acts of acquisition – generally, the acquisition of things, in exchange for money; Unconsumption is a word used to describe everything that happens after an act of acquisition."
and made this print with them:
And, in the spirit of Unconsumption, just two other findings of the day:
VintageKartan, i.e. vintage map, a site featuring maps and reviews of all the vintage and second-hand shops in Sweden. We have quite a lot in Stockholm and the ones I frequent are Myrorna and Beyond Retro.
Also, this amazing pair of earrings by Anne Fiala - No Pressure Diamond Earrings.
Last but definitely not least, one of my all-time-favorite products: Sugru, the new self-setting rubber for fixing, modifying and improving your stuff. I just purchased my 3rd pack, and in case you haven't got your hands on some, you definitely should!
What's your version of Unconsumption? Do you have any second-hand treasures or ideas of fixing old stuff? I would love to hear about them!