Giveaway: Win an 8GB Apple iPod Touch Pre-Loaded with the Caesarstone App ($199 Value!)

created at: 07/11/2011This fall, we’ve done a series of kitchen projects and posts sponsored by Caesarstone, the original quartz surface manufacturer. Alicia did a fun kitchen re-org post, Capree did an eco-friendly kitchen roundup, and Chris showed you how to make a rolling kitchen cart from a filing cabinet.

Caesarstone iPod app

This week, we’re thrilled to be teaming up with Caesarstone again to give away a brand-new 8GB iPod Touch pre-loaded with their excellent designer’s-assistant iPod app:

Read on to find out how to enter to win the iPod Touch from Caesarstone! Continue Reading

How to Make a Groundhog iPod Touch/iPhone Case


Confession: One of my all time favorite movies is Groundhog Day and every February 2nd, I have to watch it. SO you can imagine my reaction when I spotted this groundhog iPod Touch/iPhone case. Mollie tells us what we need to whip one out:

  •  a bit of brown and gray or black felt
  • embroidery floss
  • paper
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • needle and pins

To see how it all goes together, head on over to Wild Olive. 

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Interior Design App for iPhone & iPod Touch.

created on: 01/17/09


“Created by interior designer Mark Lewison, Mark On Call™ for the Apple®
iPhone and iPod Touch, lets the interior design professional, their
clients—and do-it-yourselfers alike—plan, preview and carry out their
design visions while staying organized and within budget.”

So, it seems that Mark Lewison has a bit of an ego issue, but I can certainly see this being useful when at the hardware store or when shopping for furniture. It’s certainly quicker than cutting out tiny couches out of graph paper. Continue Reading

The world’s tiniest speaker.

New to USB fever is their Fingertip Mini Cube Speaker. About the size of dice, the speakers are said to provide ‘superior sound output’ at 0.8W. Compatible with just about everything that begins with iPod, one of these little guys will set you back $9.99. Hey, and even if it doesn’t live up to it’s ‘superior’ description, at least you’ll have the privilege of saying you own the tiniest speaker in the world–and that’s priceless. Continue Reading

Mobile Device Charging Holder Shelf Thing-y

New from The Spoon Sisters is this clever little charging holder shelf thing. The Drinn hangs between the battery charger of your mobile device and the electric outlet. Excess cord is wrapped around the holder to keep it neat and out of the way. At 10 bucks a pop, it might be a good thing to keep in mind for holiday gift giving. Available in black, lime green and red orange.

Pottery Barn Goes Hi-Tech

Pottery Barn is now offering furniture outfitted with Smart Technology. What is Smart Technology? It is a collection of furniture with a dual purpose that blends ‘the tradition of comfort and style’. Each piece ‘seamlessly connects you to high-tech accessories by keeping electronics and cords discreet while also organizing and holding household items’. Some of the highlights of the collection include the Bedford Smart Linen Pinboard ($295), which is outfitted with a dock and speakers for your MP3. Continue Reading

Answer: Iplop

Question: What sound would be created if an iPod could pinch off a dookie?

Okay, not really. The Iplop happens to be a miniature beanbag chair for your accessories such as iPods, PDAs, keys and such. A waste of cash? Probably. But at $4.99 each, they aren't THAT big of a waste.

Ipod not included

You can find Iplops, available in a variety of colors, at your local Officemax stores and online at