Custom Gift Bows / 11.10.11

How to make gift bows out of maps, old magazines, random scraps of paper etc….

Birds In Uniform / 11.5.11

Mr. Button / 11.2.11


Softiemaker / 11.2.11

One of the most awesome things I’ve seen all year. This lady makes plushy toys based on your kids’ drawings.

Balloons of Bhutan / 11.2.11

Jonathan Harris interviewed 117 people in Bhutan about happiness and created this lovely project

Grain Creative Tea / 07.20.11

cute and clever tea packaging!

White Papers Press / 05.31.11

Amazing papercraft by Sara Burgess

Meanwhile, The San Francisco Library / 05.19.11

illustrations done at the San Francisco Public Library by Wendy Macnaughton

Stats of the Union / 05.19.11

an iPad app that lets you explore data from the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) report

Bubble Chandelier / 04.14.11

chandelier made of 2 litre soda bottles

Financial Padding / 04.5.11

A better alternative to packing peanuts.

Crossword Wrapping Paper / 03.14.11

Can be used for multiple occasions – just circle the holiday for your gift. Clever!

Cecelia Webber / 03.2.11

Nude figures arranged into flowers by Cecelia Webber. You have to look really close to see.

Trail / 03.2.11

Gorgeous popup book by David Pelham.

One Red Dot / 03.2.11

While the future of reading may belong to ereaders, the future of books belongs to popups!

Fibonacci Scarf / 03.2.11

Scarf knitted with the fibonacci number pattern by Diana Eng

The Icebook / 02.22.11

A magical miniature theatre performance projected behind a pop-up-book stage set.

Butterfly Ball / 02.16.11

Chandelier made of 176 porcelain butterflies swarming around a light

Don’t Eat The Paintings / 02.16.11

A food / sketch blog – recipes illustrated with beautiful watercolor paintings

More/Real Stylus Cap / 02.16.11

Kickstarter project to make iPhone / iPad stylus caps that fit over sharpie, bic, and pilot fineliner pens. Neat idea!

Doily Lamp / 02.16.11

Lamp made of vintage doilies by Shannon South.

Thing-O-Matic / 02.7.11

A desktop 3d printer. If this thing really works as advertised, I want one!

Interview: Francis Ford Coppola / 02.7.11

“I’m going to be shot for saying this. But who said art has to cost money?”

Flowers / 02.2.11

These flowers don’t need to be watered