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Over the Labour Day Weekend, I had a major case of nostalgia and feeling old. I know I wasn’t the only one, based on the conversations I saw on twitter and Facebook. (PS, you should be my twitter friend, all the cool kids are doing it.) It was move-in weekend at most universities and there were some great pictures floating around from my Alma Mater. A group of my friends from first year were also convening, on the other side of the continent and reminiscing about our time traipsing around Europe. Ahhh, good times. I need to get back across the pond soon!
Anyway, after the hustle and bustle of moving, parents are gone and you’re settled. Hopefully, you go to a school with a sweet Frosh Week, like I did. Then, there will inevitably be a gigantic poster sale, so you can outfit your room with the same images as everyone else and thus define yourself. Most of the time, you will use sticky tack to put them up, because your dorm or your landlord has ruled that holes in the wall are verboten. However, sometimes you have a landlord that is okay with some classier touches in life. In such a case, I have a gift idea for you. You class up your life by asking for a poster frame from wholesaleposterframes.com.
“You’re not Frosh this year?” I’m so sorry, I had no idea, you looked so young! *wink* Now, the thing about poster frames is that they make you seem classier and more adult, à la Adulting (a book you should most definitely look into). So, if you have a friend who is very much attached to their Dalì melting clocks or very tall elephants, then you may want to give them a lovely gift that will light the way to the Adult path, by gifting them a poster frame. You can also help preserve the poster by choosing protective glass. There are other, less-college things that you can give as gifts, too. Television shows lead me to believe that there is quite a market in original old movie posters, you should make sure you get those under some protective glass!
A few weeks ago, Janine was asking about where to find gigantic poster frames. I suggested Ikea, but apparently they didn’t make them the right size. I found the answer for her, even if it took me quite awhile to get around to it!
Which posters did YOU have up in university? I hung flags from the countries I visited.
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