Who are you?
I’m Melissa; perpetual kid, tinkerer, admirer of unique objects and open-minded people.
If I had three wishes, my first would be to live in Japan. Second; to live in a self-cleaning house, and third; my own time machine.
When I am not working or crafting, I am most likely watching trash TV.
What does Super*Junk mean?
I was poking around looking for pictures of vintage toys when I came upon an ad for a Japanese flea market called the “Super Junk Show.” I was in love with the tables piled high with Fire King, rubber-faced plushes, kitchen knick-knacks and furniture. Hypnotized by the blinking sign, the name burned itself in my head and It became the name of my Flickr account a few years back. As I got more and more into thrifting and antiquing, the name “Super Junk” just felt appropriate. I am most drawn to cast-off “junk,” that with a little love and attention can become the superstar of a collection.