November 2008

easy graphic advent calendar

British Elle Decoration loves this. I love it too! Simple easy, graphic and such a cool idea! “A fun way to countdown the days to Christmas is with a vivid numerical wall display using vintage calendars and photocopies of graphic numbers. Try highlighting key dates like cocktail parties by hanging them in picture frames.” from December 2008 British Elle Decoration, photo by Paolo Riolzi and styling by Ste
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Cardboard Safari wreaths

With the holidays right around the corner, I’ve been thinking about a holiday project to continue the theme I started last year. This time, I’ve been wanting to get a wreath for the door and have been exploring the options. I recently got a tip from Chad over at Cardboard Safari, who have this pretty recycled cardboard version. Check out more of their holiday offerings here.
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Yorozu audio speaker kit

This is a fun idea- Why not have a milk carton as a speaker? Apparently with this gadget you can transform all types of things into speakers for your ipod. More info here. (Thanks to Anna at Nerve.com for the link!)
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Atlantis by Gayle Chong Kwan

Brilliant work by artist Gayle Chong Kwan.“Atlantis is a landscape created by Gayle Chong Kwan out of semi-opaque plastic food packaging that the artist collected from London dwellers. The project was inspired by the lost city of Atlantis and it is no coincidence that many of these food containers are often to be found at the bottom of many bodies of water, forming a new sort of city created from waste. Climate
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TGIF video break: used to be

Beach House- used to be (via u.o. blog)
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