Darth Vader Dog

November 20, 2014

black poodle ornamentThis ceramic dog is 33cm (13″) tall and is my latest op shop find. $10 from the RSPCA. Since I’ve got it home though, it reminds me a little of Darth Vader. Do you think?

black poodle ornament darth vaderSo, one day I’ll spray paint it all over with another colour, like this quirky lime green collie dog I saw on Vintage Movement blog.

pink poodle motel sign surfers paradiseMaybe bright pink would suit this poodle better, like the iconic Pink Poodle Motel sign.

Here’s a bit of trivia – The original motel was demolished to make way for a hotel in Surfers Paradise, but the heritage listed neon sign has been reinstalled close to its original position.  It’s a Gold Coast City ’emblem’ and such a quaint reminder of the past!

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  • Reply maikerun November 21, 2014 at 1:54 am

    Maybe now that Disney has taken control of Star Wars, Darth Vader will turn out to be a cuddly poodle after all. I love the pink poodle sign, makes me feel all Vegas-y

    • Reply Adorablest November 21, 2014 at 8:26 pm

      Hehe! Yes, maybe. Vegas-y eh … that would be Brisvegas – about an hour up the road 🙂

      • Reply maikerun November 26, 2014 at 9:23 pm

        Is Brisbane a casino town? Ooh! My wife and I love blowing a whole dollar playing the penny-slots.

        • Reply Adorablest November 27, 2014 at 9:22 pm

          Not really – it has just one!

          • maikerun November 27, 2014 at 10:35 pm

            If they have free soft drinks and penny slots, then it’s enough.

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