Just for fun

Sometimes, I crack myself up…

I found an old Tonka toy dump truck for $22 yesterday at an antique store and brought it home to clean up and use for decorative display.
Of course, I had to have a little fun with it out in the driveway first, and took it for a little (Photoshop) drive. (You can click on the image to enlarge.)

Hope you all have a wonderful Spring weekend!

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42 Responses to Just for fun

  1. #1 - Magic Moonlight says:

    Nice Ride! I love it!

  2. #2 - Gail says:

    Wow!
    You look like a natural behind that wheel! How cute..

  3. #3 - Debra says:

    This is just too cute.

  4. #4 - Tales From My Empty Nest says:

    Love your new wheels!! Cute picture. Love & blessings from NC!

  5. #5 - Centsational Girl says:

    And here I was so excited I finally had a friend with a hot new pickup so we can go thrifting. But I guess this vintage find is just as charming ! :-) Have a lovely weekend friend !

    Kate

  6. #6 - Elaine A says:

    Ok Cathe -

    Now that is just too funny! Great job and I swear it looks as if the truck is real size in that driveway!

    Elaine Allen

  7. #7 - *Ulrike* says:

    Too cute! Looks really good out on the road!

  8. #8 - Littlefoot says:

    Love it… Isn't Photoshop great. Love your creativity. Keep up the good work!

  9. #9 - denise says:

    that's funny…love it!

  10. #10 - Denise says:

    that is darling. makes me want to go for ride!

  11. #11 - Apron Thrift Girl says:

    That is so darn sweet. I love your skill with the computer.

  12. #12 - Three Owls says:

    ha ha… clever, and made me laugh. thanks for that.

  13. #13 - 32˙North says:

    Great ride! They sure don't make 'em like they used to!

  14. #14 - debsea says:

    wow, your own tv show, a great vintage ride – you are my hero

  15. #15 - Dream on the wave says:

    That is so cute. I love your creativity.

  16. #16 - My name is PJ. says:

    I'll buy it from you, if you're so inclined……seriously.

  17. #17 - C.J. says:

    how cute is that???

  18. #18 - Stacey says:

    Sometimes we have to let the kid in us come out and play, that's how we stay young.

  19. #19 - Donna says:

    Hahaha, I like the little mini-you behind the wheel of that toy truck! Fun picture!

  20. #20 - Abbie says:

    That is too cute! I'd love to live in a tiny world.. :) Down the street from us there are a few antique red trucks parked in a vacant lot. One of these days I'll get down there and take some photos for you. They really are awesome!
    xoxo~
    Abbie

  21. #21 - Feather says:

    i didn't even notice you were driving until i read the comments! i'm a little slow. hopefully i'll never be a witness to anything important because my observational skills are seriously lacking! i'd be of no help. "oh, you mean the thief was driving that car? i didn't see anyone driving. i just saw it was a blue car. car or truck, you ask? i don't remember. but it was blue!"

    you see? no help at all.
    but your photoshop skills are amazing. really amazing.

  22. #22 - TidyMom says:

    LOL you crack me UP!!!

  23. #23 - Createology says:

    You are soo cute driving your new red truck. I know what you are looking for…great curbside furniture finds. Can you imagine all that truck could hold? LOL Happy driving…

  24. #24 - Ladybug says:

    That is just tooooo cute! TFS!
    Glad you enjoyed the ride! :-)

  25. #25 - Shanarun says:

    Perfect! Loved it!

  26. #26 - Jill says:

    You crack me up too!

  27. #27 - Simply Sarah says:

    oh… so funny! You drive dump trucks like a pro!!!

  28. #28 - Donna says:

    Ha, I love it! Cathe in the driver's seat, trucking down the driveway! You are so talented and full of fun…

  29. #29 - Elenka says:

    ha ha Very clever.Looks pretty real.Nice find.

  30. #30 - sea-blue-sky & abstracts says:

    Very good – that pic just makes me smile!

  31. #31 - sea-blue-sky & abstracts says:

    Very good – that pic just makes me smile!

  32. #32 - Andy's Pinstriping says:

    I love this picture!!! I collect Tonka trucks and this cracked me up! If you want to see some more cute toy trucks go to http://www.hubgarage.com and check out my profile under andys pinstriping!
    Nice work!!!
    Andy

  33. #33 - My Life Under the Bus says:

    Oh I hope you can still get parts !

  34. #34 - Miss Marple says:

    I have just discovered your blog and must say that I am amazed! So much bundled inspiration is random. Thank you very much for this, I am a fan already and will certainlay visit your blor more often from now.
    Irma

  35. #35 - Rose says:

    Sooo funny! Love it!

  36. #36 - Melody says:

    That made me smile!

  37. #37 - Lisa says:

    Oh, I have this truck! DH had it when he was a kid, then my kids had it!

  38. #38 - jdavissquared says:

    haha! you're hilarious!

    what a cute find!

  39. #39 - Dumpster Decorators says:

    Too cute!

  40. #40 - Auntie Cake says:

    You look wonderful driving that thing!!!
    Kate

  41. #41 - Boracay beach resort says:

    That is wonderful. I know you can do a lot of great things with car.

  42. #42 - Bea says:

    Do you send weekly emails? I enjoyed visiting this site!