Thursday, 8 August 2013

the man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed - Henry Ford

Sometimes when you go garage sale-ing you come home with a little treasure.  This Ford Model T, also known as the Tin Lizzie, was not only a great find because it's simply a fantastic design and made completely out of metal but it is also a music box.

I debated painting it black or covering it with paint, gel medium and embellishments and decided that for now it will live as it was found.  Distressed.

The crank at the front of the car can be turned and the best part: the hood rises and falls as the music plays.  Super duper bonus: the music box isn't mint condition and so the music has a very tinkly twangy sound quality and is creepier than a clown under your bed. 

Did I mention that this little aptly named find was $4? 

So what do you think?  Should the Ford Model T be re-designed?  If so, what would you like to see?


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    1. Thanks, Kristy! I love finding gems at garage sales. One more reason to love summer.