Reusing Film Canisters.

When I first started taking pictures with film, I used to leave the film canisters with the photo center since they have better resources to reusing/recycling them. After a while, as I experimented with more kinds of film, I began to have quite a bit of fun collecting the different canisters from various brands/countries.

I believe that I have previously mentioned that I am a container junkie. Naturally, these film canisters have become quite the appropriate little homes to my jewelry/sewing supplies.

And if you’re the sewing type, I would totally encourage you to make a small but cute pin cushion out of your film canisters! They’re so easy to make (yes, I’m sure you’d realize by now I really, really like easy DIYs!) Look around on the Internet, you’ll find lots of amazing uses people have come up with to recycle them; I’m definitely going try the ones featured below.

(Martha Stewart)

(Live Great on Less)

(Real Simple) – (Real Simple)

What’s in Your Bag?

I was browsing the Flickr group “What’s In Your Bag?” after a long time and was pretty inspired to take a picture of my own. The black lacey satchel, which I wear as a backpack, was purchased solely for the convenience of bringing my two vintage cameras around. I’m very much a tote-on-an-arm girl but those heavy machines just needed another safer, lighter way to be carried around.

I kinda wish I had a “cooler” book to photograph this with but the truth is the one that’s perpetually in my bag these days is my Korean grammar book (and coincidentally, my adorable notebooks are also from Korea). Here are a few of my favorites from the Flickr group:


(Ruba S.A.A)



(thrill to thrill)

(Britta Rankl)


(pencil scribbles)

(little miss shutter bug)

(Asia Mucha)

(May Ann Licudine)

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