Sometimes the littlest trinket can dress up a space and give it character. We have an old printing press drawer that we’ve hung on the wall and we use the little slots as cubbyholes to display items like these old lighters.
Their monetary value isn’t necessarily anything to write home/blog about (left to right: a Piezo Table Gas Lighter by Unitron – this will torch your face off if you’re not careful – a Marathon and a pair of Regens), but they make for nostalgic decor as I fancy their hay-day and who might have used them to light up a cigarette. Of course it makes my husband want to spark one up for real, but I remind him getting old ain’t for sissies in the first place, so why encourage it (unlike this ridiculous Tipalet ad from the ’70s. What the…).