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Jun072007

New posters for my library

Just bought some posters off eBay for my new retro library. They're cuban movie posters and just about the only retro looking posters I could find anywhere that weren't rock band related.



And, while I type this, there are 4 guys in my backyard building my deck and fence. FINALLY!!! I'll post some pics eventually, once I get the landscaping done.

Reader Comments (13)

Love the posters.

Are the guys actually working in the rain?

Oh and when the backyard is done you'll have to have another bbq (and maybe more lobster flown in?!?!?!?!?!?!?!...I LOVE Jeff's folks).

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjulia

I love the "Responde" poster, such beautiful colours and styling. I've never even thought of looking for posters on ebay... tho I have quite a lot of work ahead on my house before I get to the more fun jobs of picking art.

Thanks, your site inspires every time I visit (that'll be daily, then.)

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Julia, they were (waiting for the ZAP of one of them getting electrocuted), but they took off for lunch. And yes, another BBQ, but we'll see about the fresh lobster. Don't want to push my luck with the inlaws.

Anon - too bad, cause picking furniture/art is the best part! Happy to hear you're a regular here.

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

great finds, lucky you! i like the one with the mirror in particular.

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJHAYNE

Way cool. Can't wait to see them up.

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy

I love them all - great finds Kim and can't wait to see the finished product.

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commentercasapinka

very fun colors and designs. Very retro. I need to look on ebay for stuff for my house. I need some inspiration pieces!

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJessie

Thanks y'all. FYI: lots of these posters still on eBay. Seller is cubandesigns.

7 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

I love these posters. They remind me of some pieces I found in an old art poster book a few months back. They were all retro and trippy. Unfortunately I can't remember the name of the book, but I do still have a few pics from my final project.

love these! polish movie posters are also always great!
http://innumerablegoods.typepad.com/innumerable_goods/2007/01/polish_movie_po.html

13 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterfrances

love those posters. do you remember which seller you bought them from on ebay? i know that might be a stretch. any help would be appreciated. btw, love your style. wish i could pull mine together like that.

14 Jun 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRobin

cubandesigns is the seller Robin, and thanks!

14 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

frances - i especially love the african posters you posted about! someone had emailed me a link to polish posters but i have to say the cuban ones are a bit more retro, so more my style.

14 Jun 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

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