Michelle Horst's Profile
Remember as a child putting pennies down on a railroad track and coming back to collect them after they were flattened? Here's the thing- it's STILL awesome***. And I love doing it. And I love creating something from the wreckage even more. I'm inspired by nostalgia, superstition, whimsy, impracticality, wanderlust, irreverence and that orange pink color that only happens when the sun is rising.
Whenever I travel I put pennies down on the nearest tracks I can find. I also have some amazing friends and family members from all around that contribute to the cause as well. I currently have pennies from Kansas, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Palm Springs, Nevada and New York. The list is ever growing.
Every penny turns out differently from the next because of placement on track, speed of train, year the penny was made (different years have…
- Born on November 20
- Joined June 5, 2011