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Surprise Balls

Inside this ball of yarn are all sorts of little goodies I chose for a friend. I wanted to send them to her in a way that’s entertaining, and since the gift will travel a long distance, I also had to come up with something that would take the abuse of going through the mail. My solution? I turned a pile of ephemera and goodies into a surprise ball. Here’s how: First, I chose the items I wanted to send, inlcuding a printer’s block, some buttons, rhineston brads in a small watchmaker tin, and a bunch of ATC backgrounds. I usually choose to make the largest item in my pile of goodies the center of the ball, so here, I’m starting with the ATC backgrounds. Because this is going to a mixed media artist, I wanted to include lots of different fibers and trims.

Next, I’ll add two shorter, thicker items, to pad the center out, and start turning this into more of a ball shape. On the other side, I wrapped the little tin of brads. Just Piece Of Paper . Crazy Paper Toy. How to: jewelry mirror. Here's a very cool idea for organizing your jewelry.

how to: jewelry mirror

I usually grab my jewelry as an afterthought, and if I'm already running late, I don't have time to dig and untangle! Materials1 9x12 mirror1 picture frame with 9x12 opening and a pretty wide perimeter30 cup hooks (mine are 7/8", nickel finish)drillmasking tapepencilrulerOPTIONAL: framing points and framer's gun 1) Gather your materials. Disassemble the frame backing. 2) Check to make sure your mirror fits. I had this one left over from something else, so I wanted to be doubly-sure. Hang and you're done! Amazing Water Taps. Home Accessories.

Everybody knows the essentials of home decor such as beds, tables, and wall units for the TV, but there are some neat home decor accessories that are just plain fun! Its not that you cannot live without them, they simply make your life easier, and certainly different from the neighbor's home accessories. The toughest security lock there is. You must solve the labyrinth in order to open the lock. This innovative lock is designed by famous Art Lebedev Studio. Arrange sewing seams along borders and corners to create humorous, artful designs nearly anywhere you can imagine. The Knife Hooks are designed by TC Studio. This fun and super geek doormat comes with the famous inscription inspired by iPhone "Slide to Unlock", nothing better to place in front of your door. Even if the guy's dressed in his favorite old white tee shirt, with this napkin at his neck he'll actually look like he made the effort to get dressed for dinner.

Here is a muti-functional stairway. Bic Pen Reinvented. Tea Packaging. Clever tea packaging and creative tea bag designs from all over the world.

Tea Packaging

Cigarette Tea Bags Cigarettea are creative tea bags that look just like real cigarettes. [link] Ineeka Tea Bags Cool tea bags that have paper arms on the sides that fold out in order to make them into a single-use filter. tPod Tea Bags Small paper boats attached to tea bags by Elisabeth Soós. Tea Forté Tall polyhedral infuser tea packs by Peter Hewitt, each with a disarmingly natural-looking leaf/sprout tag.

Tea Stick Cool tea bags designed for people who do not make their tea in a kitchen: gardeners, builders and campers. T Bag Example of literal design applied to a tea bag by Felix Reinki. Tea To Go Sticks Tea bags are attached inside of the tea stick so there is no need to use the spoon for stirring. iPad + Velcro. Night Light Bookmark. Project info Type:Personal, conceptField:Product designDate:June, 2008Phase:concept, visual prototypeShare: twitter facebook delicious digg stumbleupon friendfeed tumblr Awards / Publications:/Info / Description:Lampmark is a LED powered lamp for night reading.

Night Light Bookmark

It automatically shuts off when covered with a book while at the same time it serves as a very intuitive bookmark. Other projects. Disaster Preparedness. All Text, Graphics, Animations, Video, and Commentary on this website was created by, and is the intellectual property of

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