Road trip to the Viva Las Vegas car show and Rockabilly festival featuring Brian Setzer and Dick Dale, as well as other performers, pin-up girls, vintage fashion, vendor booths, music, swing dancing and lots of classic cars and hot rods!
View of the car show from above
Road trip to Viva Las Vegas car show and Rockabilly music festival
Brian Setzer headlining the Rockabilly music festival
Head swiveling Buick Regal
Hot rods checking in…
Pin up girls!
blower on a hot rod
Pit stop in Barstow
Tanner having an afternoon snooze
These vintage Mexican hand tooled, leather wallets were an estate sale find and one of them has the additional charm of telling a story about the original owner.
Bathroom coup d’état redesign project that included an antique wash basin table refinished with positive affirmation messages: “Carpe Diem” | “Pluck the day as it is ripe…” by Horace & the serpent’s messages to Eve about trying the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden: “Ye shall not surely die… In the day ye eat thereof… Your eyes shall be opened…”
Instead of just keeping vintage or antique books on a shelf, I like displaying favorite pieces and incorporating it into my room decor, especially those that express my interests in writing, cooking, travel and art. An added bonus are those rare books with cover work or color that punctuate other vintage collectables.
For a personalized gift, I handmade an embroidered name patch for a classic car fanatic. Buttons or more embroidery embellishments can be added for other looks, but I kept this one simple to go with the vintage mechanic look.
Personalized, hand embroidered name tag
Iron-on patches, ribbon or trim and colored thread can be used to make personalized patches
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Orchid Farm site along the Santa Barbara coast that hosted the private music, skate, camping and 4th of July festivities for some of the Powell Skateboard extended friends & family
Road trip for Tanner’s birthday and the 4th of July
Happy Birthday Tanner!
Logo designed by Tanner Goldbeck while he worked at Powell Skateboards for their Bones bearings and wheels division
Food trucks, large commercial kitchen, bar and areas to camp and barbeque
Orchid farm with sustainable gardens, outdoor half-pipe, indoor skate park, workshops, gardens, greenhouses, cabanas for rent and along a semi-private beach area with unobstructed coastal views
Path to the beach along the Santa Barbara coast
Private cabanas to rent for overnight stays
Perfect place to retreat for inspiration
One of several indoor gardens and greenhouses
Animal portraits and names of the alpaca, pigs, goats, bunnies and chickens
Some of the domestic animals on the farm included an alpaca, pigs, ducks, chickens, goats and a couple of koi ponds, but there were also plentiful wildlife around the area, including: brown pelicans, turkey vultures, gopher snakes, swallows and lots of other birds and plants along the trails to the beach.
One of the indoor bars
Indoor skate park with Murderland playing in the background
Bands playing at the 4th of July event
Teenage Bottle Rocket
Mike organized the private party, music, skate, camping and festival events
Mud nests for cliff swallows
Baby cliff swallow chicks peeking out of mud nests and waiting for their parents to return with food