Yarn Bombs, Of San Mateo, California

Sleeve On Parking Meter
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A short sleeve was fitted to one parking meter. Many other parking meters has similar white sleeves but with other stripes of color.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  B Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:48:53 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3051
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Purple Footed Mailbox
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A USPS Mailbox, which still stand outside a few post offices, had purple feet applied to it.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  In front of the Post Office   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:51:45 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3053
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Close Up View Of Purple Mailbox Foot
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A close up view of one of the purple feet on the front two legs of a USPS Mailbox. These to feet also had toe nails.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  In front of the Post Office   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:51:57 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3055
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Bike Stand In Front Of Maxfield Parrish Mural
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A crocheted covered bicycle stand, which was part of a parking meter, located in front of a mural of a Maxfield Parrish style mural.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:53:23 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3057
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Parking Sign Covered
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Running through the downtown area of San Mateo is a huge, two level parking structure that runs five blocks, covering the streets it passes over and has eliminated shopping from those sections of street. The sign that indicated parking was covered with a crocheted design.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:53:50 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3058
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Close Up Of Parking Sign Cover
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A close up shot of the parking sign that was covered in a crocheted pattern.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:53:59 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3059
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Mail Storage Box With Green Feet
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A US Mail Storage Box was located on the sidewalk in front of the multi-street parking structure. Green feet had been attached to its front feet. The storage box was also surrounded by trash and had been tagged.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:54:19 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3061
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Close Up Of Green Feet On Storage Box
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A close up shot of the green feet attached to the green storage box with a discarded cushion underneath it.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:54:30 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3062
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Blue And White Sleeves On Disabled Signs
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The posts that held up disabled-only parking signs were completely covered in a aqua-blue and white horizontally striped covering.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:55:12 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3067
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Crochet Covered Little Bike Person
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Another parking meter covered with yarn. This one also doubled as a bike rack, but had a small crocheted-person riding the bike.


Yarn Bombs Of San Mateo external link California   •  Ellsworth Street, San Mateo, California   •  37° 33' 50.37" N, 122° 19' 23.11" W   •  (Photo posted Sunday 19 May 2013)   •  (Photo taken 08:56:52 Thursday 9 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3062
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