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Entries from April 2009

cool haus ice cream treats.

April 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on cool haus ice cream treats.

Cool Haus has realized the architect’s sweetest dreams . . . ice cream sandwiches shaped like little modern buildings! Check out the flavs below (click to enlarge) . . . I think I’d have to go with Mintimalism (chocolate cookie with mint chip ice cream), how bout yourself? Peeped at DesignApplause.

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Tags: architecture · design · food · trends

yogurt lamp.

April 29th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Repost from 2Modern Design Talk . . . How great is this lamp? And guess what? It’s made out of yogurt cups! Yes, yogurt cups — specifically Fruchtzwerge, which is a German yogurt (if you know of an equally colorful stateside equivalent, please let me know). The craftster ate her way through 70 containers of […]

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Tags: design · modern objects

sonia the slow loris.

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on sonia the slow loris.

My friend sent me this video yesterday. You must watch it. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoPEx9KzChI] Obviously I fell head over heels for Sonia and started to fantasize (they’re illegal to own as house pets in the US) about having a slow loris of my own, until I discovered that: 1. She’s carnivorous. She eats REALLLY LARGE centipedes. I […]

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Tags: animals

mmm . . . iced tea.

April 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on mmm . . . iced tea.

Whether you enjoy it with or without lemon, alongside a stuffed companion, southern style, unsweetened, or spiked, today’s hot weather is perfect for iced tea. In my down time I prefer my iced tea spiked with vodka, a little cocktail I call an Icepick. See below for the recipe: Icepicks Start with a glass filled […]

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Tags: food

matthew feyld.

April 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on matthew feyld.

Whimsy and odd merriment from Canadian artist Matthew Feyld. Don’t ya just love those little red boots!? You can read more about him in this Thinkspace Gallery interview. Untitled (men in line) 16″ x 20″ paint on paper Untitled (man holding fruit bowl) 7″ x 5″ gouache and acrylic on wood panel Untitled (Bear Souvenir) […]

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Tags: art · artists

missbibi.

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on missbibi.

MissBibi’s jewelry makes me giddy! I loove wearing miniatures, and the designer definitely has an interesting selection of mini objects with which to adorn yourself. For the ladies: The chandelier (with crystal bulbs). The mini corkscrew. The mouse ring! For the gents: The picture frame money-clip! The rifle tie-clip (I don’t usually enjoy guns mixed […]

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Tags: design · fashion · jewelry · trends

Thirsty Thursday!

April 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday!

It’s been one of those days — the fourth in a row, in fact — time to let off some steam! Cheers!

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Tags: holidays

"the best costume for today."

April 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Grey Gardens Army Unite and Take Over! Proudly display your love, admiration and fascination for the Beales of Grey Gardens with these new t-shirts from Houdoolou.com The always amazing Little Edie — her numerous costumes, her many pronouncements, her “decorated” room — she was a staunch character, no doubt about it. Embrace her revolutionary spirit […]

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Tags: fashion · film

olive's modern cat home.

April 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on olive's modern cat home.

Repost from 2Modern Design Talk . . . If you’ve ever owned a cat you know that they’re quite persnickety. If you buy them a special scratching pad, rest assured they’ll ignore it and choose to destroy your favorite chair instead. Place a blanket on your couch to stop them from shedding directly on the […]

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Tags: animals · design

"nothing to worry about" by peter bjorn and john

April 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on "nothing to worry about" by peter bjorn and john

Have you seen Peter Bjorn and John‘s latest music video, “Nothing To Worry About”? Well, now you have no excuse . . . [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwcaQ3qJ88U]

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Tags: music