Friday, December 16, 2011

New-to-Me Typewriter

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I found this mechanical typewriter on the side of the road about 3 or 4 months ago, next to a house I was babysitting for.  Well, it's taken a while, but I was finally able to break it out of its case & sit down to type something.  I found extra recipe cards while cleaning & unpacking the kitchen & decided to type up some of my regular recipes to go in my new recipe box, a shower gift from my sister.

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I probably would have typed all night but I ran out of recipe cards.  And you can see from the first picture I have quite a lot more than just 5 recipes that need typing up nicely.

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So the next thing to do is take some of my stashed cardstock and cut it up into 3x5 recipe cards. ... I'm thinking of decorating them with little doodles by colored pencils... if I can find the craft supplies box I usually keep them in...

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Send your snail-mail address to knittedhome[at]gmail[dot]com and I'll enclose one of my typed recipes in a Christmas card for you to enjoy.  Merry Christmas!

2 comments:

  1. I love them! My grandma always typed her recipes out as well.

    Genevieve

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  2. How inspiring! I love how those look typed out! Makes me think of old photographs and retro kitchens and writing stories and letters. :D (three of my favorite things.) Next I shall haul out our old "green Machine" and try typing a letter on a it! Wouldn't that be wonderful to receive?!
    aimee

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