Now you see it, now you don't - hiding in plain sight

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Real Estate Agent with Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers HRE# 58089 - RS

Now you see it, now you don't - hiding in plain sight. 

Green utility box in Vancouver BC

I love how this "box" was camouflaged into the surroundings so it wouldn't have to look ugly. 

Taken in Vancouver BC, which is a big city that knows how to put its best face forward.  Every season brings out beautiful colors and textures, and the changing landscape is wonderful to behold.  People in this city really love to garden and they take pride in the surroundings.  Maybe we could all learn something from a simple act such as this.

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Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers
127 Hana Hwy. #G, Paia HI 96779
E-mail or call/text: 808 283-0635

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Interesting way to take the eye sores away, isn't it, Georgie! Beautiful shot too!

Jun 14, 2018 10:35 PM #1
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Love how this was camouflaged, now what happens when they need to open the box? just thinking out loud, Endre

Jun 14, 2018 11:20 PM #2
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,
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The city of Tacoma has also done that was there power boxes and it is remarkable how they blend in Georgie

Jun 14, 2018 11:27 PM #3
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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I haven't seen anything like it, and I love it!  Sure beats looking at a sterile grey metal thing.

Jun 15, 2018 03:40 AM #4
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Sharon Lee
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Georgia-Pacific is very clever and sure beats the alternative .

Jun 15, 2018 03:57 AM #5
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Now that IS a great argument to support graphic artists. See Mom & Pop, goin' ta collage ta learn how to paint ain't a waste o'yer hard earned bucks after all! Used to the 'sterile gray metal things' as Myrl Jeffcoat mentions...and here I thought they were conveniently located outhouses!

Jun 15, 2018 05:24 AM #6
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Georgie. I love this, the creativity, the reality and the green.

Jun 15, 2018 06:38 AM #7
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I love vancover and have been there many times and have walked all around it. It is a clever idea.

Jun 15, 2018 06:59 AM #8
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Georgie,

It has been a while since we have been to Vancouver.  We enjoyed it, and I love the camouflage on the box.  A

Jun 15, 2018 07:57 AM #9
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Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
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Thanks for the comments!

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Hi Georgie, hope all is well in your world. We both love Vancouver BC - it's truly a beautiful city. As evidenced by your photo, they take their ascetics seriously. :) 

Jun 15, 2018 12:57 PM #11
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What fun - and how clever to disguise an ugly trash can by making it so pretty! Vancouver is a wonderful place to visit! 

Jul 15, 2018 04:52 AM #12
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