Tag Archive | Pink Car

Pink Thing Of The Day: Battery Operated Pink Jeep For a Child

Miniature Pink Jeep
All Photos By Gail

When I claimed that my vacation time spent in the lovely city of Chicago had provided me with multiple months of delightful things to feature in this blog, I was not at all exaggerating. Check out this rad battery-powered Pink Jeep for kids! I walked by this while strolling about look at the sites.

Miniature Pink Jeep

A wee bit of Googling took me to this page on the Wal-Mart Website, where the Jeep, referred to as a “ride-on truck,” is feted in irresistibly glowing terms:

“Nothing’s better than cruising in your truck, the sun shining down, and a juice box in hand. Start ’em young and add a car to the garage with this ride-on truck, complete with in-car and remote-control steering. Adventure awaits: get some grass in the treads of those traction wheels and conquer the backyard with a spring suspension system. Our trucks are built large, scaled small, for your little one’s biggest adventures.”

Yeah, Baby!  The Jeep is from Best Choice Products (who make other models of cars for kids as well) and sells for $299 retail. Sweet Ride!

Sweet Ride

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Joss Paper Mercedes

Joss Paper Mercedes
Photos By Gail

Joss Paper is burned by the Chinese to honor the deceased. Traditional Joss Paper, or ghost money, is commonly found in the form of squares of rough bamboo paper printed with seals and rectangles of gold or silver. More contemporary forms of Joss Paper include hell notes, often with denominations of $10,000 to $5,000,000,000. There are also elaborate, faithful paper reproductions of everyday objects such as suits of clothes, shirts and ties, high heel shoes, cell phones, cameras, computers, packs of cigarettes, bottles of alcohol, toothpaste, false teeth and makeup kits. Larger Joss objects include television sets, jet planes and Mercedes Benz automobiles.

These items represent the favorite objects of the dead, and when they are burned the items are sent along with the dead into the hereafter. They are made of papier mache and waste paper from packaging, and the backs and undersides of the objects sometimes reveal the logos of the various products they originally packaged.  The Joss Paper objects themselves sometime feature parodies of familiar logos, such as Kekou Cola and Halloro Lights cigarettes.

Joss Paper Mercedes

Pink Thing of The Day: Taxidermy Rats Driving a Hot Pink Sports Car!

Rats in Pink Sports Car
All Photos By Gail

People say to me all the time, “Gail, where do you find the amazing Pink Things you put on your blog?” And I say to them: “I find the everywhere!” This pair of Taxidermy White Rats driving a Hot Pink Sports Car (yes, I just typed that) was spotted in the gift shop at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn. I did not ask if it was actually for sale.

Rats in Pink Sports Car

It is obvious that they are about to drive off the edge of a “cliff,” all Thelma and Louise-style.

Rats in Pink Sports Car

But look how much fun they’re having! Wee!

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Nissan Figaro

Pink Nissan Figaro on Street
All Photos By Neil J. Barrett

My friend Neil, who lives in Swinging London, took these photos of a car he saw parked in his neighborhood, and then posted them on my FaceBook page. Because Neil knows me well.

Pink Nissan Figaro Head On

What we have here is a lovely Pink Nissan Figaro, a car formerly sold only in Japan that has become popular with owners in the UK, Ireland and South East Asia. It is truly a Sweet Ride! Thanks, Neil for providing us with a fabulous Pink Thing of The Day!

Pink Nissan Figaro Hood Ornament

Pink Thing of The Day: 2001 Honda S2000 from 2 Fast 2 Furious

Pink Honda Front View
All Photos By Gail

This Honda S2000 is driven in the opening sequence of the 2003 Universal film 2 Fast 2 Furious, a movie that offers a glimpse into the lifestyle excesses of some modern day tuner car aficionados. Painted a custom shade of Pink, the roadster was equipped with a special ground effects kit and 18-inch rims for the scene in which is jumps a bridge. A Paxton supercharger was fitted to increase its horsepower rating from 240 to 340.

Pink Honda Rear View

Pink Honda Door Detail
Photographed at the Amazing Automobiles Exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

Top Ten Pink Artworks from Frieze 2014

Pink Seating
All Photos By Gail

Here is Some Pink (and Red) Art I Saw at Frieze Art Fair 2o14, Presented Here Without Comment.

Traffic Cones

Dual Optical Paintings

Fluorescent Melted Plastic

Pink Purse with Fringe

Pink Chair with Lattice Back

Row of Checkered Paintings

Pink Crushed Car

Pink Abstract Sculpture

Two Pink Paintings

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Mustang

Pink Mustang
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Today Sweet Ride is a Vintage Powder Puff Pink Ford Mustang! Ride On!

Pink Thing of The Day: Hello Kitty Pink Leopard Steering Wheel Cover

Hello Kitty Steering Wheel Cover
Photographed by Gail in the Hello Kitty Sanrio Store, Times Square NYC

If I still drove, I would really want to have a pink car. And if this steering wheel cover was just a pink leopard print and did not have Hello Kitty on it, I would want that also.

Pink Thing of The Day: Cheshire Cat Mobile

Pink Cheshire Cat Mobile
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Today’s Sweet Ride is also just a bit Mad.

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Fur Covered Car

Pink Fuzzy Car
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Here is a car that you definitely have to hand wash (or should we say ‘hand shampoo’?) only. No clue as to whether the fur covering keeps the car’s interior warmer.