It might seem odd to get sentimental about this old plastic container from Double Rainbow Ice Cream. But I have used it steadily to hold water and soak brushes for 17 years. I was somewhat saddened to notice it had cracked last week. This plastic container has been part of virtually every work of art I have made since 1997! I can’t use it anymore, but I think I’ll save it.
And then, hours later, I noticed a crack in the plastic handle of my trusted Exacto cutter. This one has been given quite the workout for the Collagescapes series. I really did not trust my masking tape repair and replaced this tool a few days ago. You want your sharp objects to be in good condition.