A few years ago designer Valentina made a collection of furniture she called “Le Uova di Leon” that was inspired by the humble egg. Her collection included seating, lamps, tables and rugs. In the latter case a shag rug with a couple of sunny side up cushions. Replicating this look wouldn’t be too difficult. I’d start with a round shag rug like this, or this, or this and then sew up a couple of yolks. Continue Reading
Remember Dapper Dan the Magnetic Man?? How about Wooly Willy?? Here’s the latest reincarnation of those kid-favorites. The 8.5″ diameter plates are made of ‘hotel-quality, food-safe, high-fire ceramics’.Although, if you get one, you probably have so much fun playing with your food, you’ll be eating a lot of cold suppers. I wonder if it’s microwaveable? Available at Perpetual Kid for about 10 bucks.
These mice silhouettes are like the rodents in Walt Disney movies: Cute and nonthreatening, except, of course, they can’t help you clean the house. You can find ready-made mice silhouettes like these at orientaltrading.com, which are $2.99 for a dozen mice with mouseholes, but why bother when Martha provides a FREE mice template? You supply the black construction paper, scissors and sticky-back tape. Via.