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I'm a small town girl with big dreams. I adore all things classified as art (graphic design, theatre, dance, literature, you name it). I let my imagination guide me, in fact, it is what helps me tolerate most work days. Literature is my muse and I would love to be surrounded by it 24/7.
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Robotic Pet Babysitters
Robotic Pet Babysitters
The PetPal Lets You Feed and Watch Your Pet Anywhere at Anytime
The PetPal Automatic WiFi Pet Feeder by PeTreaT helps owners keep an eye on their furry companions as well as feed them at the push of a button. Pet owners can listen, feed, watch and whisper words... MORE
Versatile Tailored Sweatpants
Versatile Tailored Sweatpants
The Sweat Tailor is a Pant That's Good for the Office or Hang Outs
Pants you can wear in the office and at the gym are very hard to come by, but that is what the Sweat Tailor is capable of. These structured sweatpants give men the comfort of a fleece bottom with... MORE
Portable Body-Freshening Scales
Portable Body-Freshening Scales
The Body Dryer Eliminates the Use of Bath Towels with Ionized Air
Push that absorbent bath towel to the side and make way for the Body Dryer, a revolutionary and portable device that will not only dry your body with compressed ionized air, but also sanitize the... MORE
Picture-Projecting Snapbacks
Picture-Projecting Snapbacks
Show Your Favorite Videos to the World Using the Cyclops Cap
The Cyclops Cap is a one-of-a-kind high-tech innovation that fuses the popular snapback with a LCD screen so that individuals are able to visually share their personality with the world around them,... MORE
Flexible Eco-Chic Sunglasses
Flexible Eco-Chic Sunglasses
Giving Tree Eyewear Creates Eco-Friendly ShadesThat Bend to Your Will
If you’re the type of person who goes through several pairs of sunglasses a year because you can’t seem to stop yourself from breaking the arms, consider investing in a stylish and rugged pair... MORE
Wholesome Wildlife-Inspired Snacks
Wholesome Wildlife-Inspired Snacks
BEAR Nibbles Use Unaltered Fruit and Recyclable Packaging
BEAR follows the foraging blueprint of the tough and furry forest dweller that chooses to make its meal out of fresh fruits produced by the natural land to create its BEAR Nibbles. All of the raw... MORE
Empowered Hand-Crafted Accessories
Empowered Hand-Crafted Accessories
BADALA Gives Single East African Mothers a Working Income
In order to provide women in improvised areas of East Africa with the opportunity to acquire an income to sustain their families, BADALA founder Joelle McNamara created a microeconomic program.... MORE
Protective Eyeball Time Pieces
Protective Eyeball Time Pieces
The Kimono Fat Wizard Ontour Watch Looks Out for You
The Kimono Fat Wizard Ontour watch is not meant to creep you out with the image of a white eyeball staring straight at you. The outlined protective eye is meant to bring peace and harmony to your day.... MORE
DIY Wizarding Garment Shelves
DIY Wizarding Garment Shelves
The DIY Harry Potter Scarf Rack is a Magically Tricky Project
The DIY Harry Potter scarf rack is a little bit of a challenge to put together, but if you weren’t someone who enjoys a bit of difficulty then you wouldn’t be a fan of the wizard world.... MORE
Blistery Snowy Tree Treats
Blistery Snowy Tree Treats
The 'Let It Snow' Cupcakes Are Delightfully Sweet for Winter
The ‘Let It Snow’ cupcakes are tasty wintry treats that echo the beauty of fresh fallen snow. The snow-covered pasty tops have crooked frost covered chocolate trees poking out of them.... MORE
Feisty Fire Power Purses
Feisty Fire Power Purses
The Gun Bag is a No Nonsense Sort of Handbag for Every Woman
People will be tempted to stick their hands up after one glace at your Gun Bag. The revolver accessory by Brenda Smith is a tough satchel to hold all of your belongings. This weapon-inspired... MORE
DIY Time Travel Tree Hangings
DIY Time Travel Tree Hangings
The DIY Tardis Ornament Turns You Into a Time Lord
All of the Doctor Who fans who are eager to make their Christmas trees into an homage to the science fiction series will find the DIY Tardis Ornament tutorial quite rewarding. Thanks to the helpful... MORE
NYC Street Trbiute Placards
NYC Street Trbiute Placards
The Streets of New York Posters Keep the City Close to Your Heart
For some, the Streets of New York posters will resonate deeply. Your NYC neighborhood paths aren’t just some road your house is on—they’re a lifestyle, a learning experience and what shapes... MORE
Fantasy Brass Door Keepsakes
Fantasy Brass Door Keepsakes
The Hobbit Locket Keeps Your Secrets Hidden in Style
To celebrate the release of the highly anticipated The Hobbit movie, why not put on your best Lord of the Rings gear as well as the Hobbit locket necklace for good measure? Just like Bilbo Baggins,... MORE
Heartfelt Silhouette Animations
Heartfelt Silhouette Animations
The Dalai Lama Center Wants to Teach Children Compassion
Giant Ant created a touching video using silhouetted animations that transform before your eyes in order to promote Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. The short mini movie is called ‘... MORE
Toasty Campfire Laptop Stickers
Toasty Campfire Laptop Stickers
The Snoopy Macbook Decal Captures Two Friends Toasting Marshmallow
The Snoopy Macbook decal by FoxPhoneCase depicts two of the cutest characters from the Peanuts roasting marshmallows over a campfire. Like many clever decals for the Apple Macbook, the bitten... MORE
Interactive Vehicle Safety Campaigns
Interactive Vehicle Safety Campaigns
The Homesafely Initiative by the TAC Promote Save Driving
Homesafely or more appropriately #Homesafely is an automobile initiative that was created by Transport Accident Commission in Australia. The TAC partnered with the 20 Big Bash League teams as well... MORE
Floral Wrapping Paper Lighting
Floral Wrapping Paper Lighting
The DIY Christmas Fairy Lights Recycle Your Scraps of Holiday Wrap
The DIY Christmas Fairy Lights is a simple project that is cost effective and recycles your scraps of wrapping paper. You start out by cutting little circles out of whimsical patterned gift wrap.... MORE
Heartfelt Gamer Chic Studs
Heartfelt Gamer Chic Studs
The Legend of Zelda Earrings are for Proud Gaming Fashionistas
The Legend of Zelda earrings are for all the gamer girls out there who aren’t afraid to show that they know how to handle a controller. On the black plastic studs is the logo of the iconic Super... MORE
Emperor Currency Accessories
Emperor Currency Accessories
The Roman Coin Cufflinks Turn You Into a Respected Ruler
The Roman Coin Cufflinks will bring out the emperor in you. Just be careful that you don’t turn your nose down at the wrong people; you may think you are Julius Caesar when you place these cuffs... MORE
Experimental Whirlwind Lanterns
Experimental Whirlwind Lanterns
Johanna Tammsalu Solid Spin Lamps are Inspired by Spinning Items
The Johanna Tammsalu Solid Spin lamps started out as just an experimental project, watching everyday objects spin around and create a whirlwind of fluttery shapes. The furniture designer Johanna... MORE
Radically Scaled Clothing Lines
Radically Scaled Clothing Lines
The Yosef Peretz Tokyo Line is an Electric Mix of Fish and Print
The Yosef Peretz Tokyo collection is an intentional visual assault, hurling waves of zig-zagged patterns and scaly interpretive prints at you with finesse. Your eyes bounce from the fusion of pastel... MORE
DIY Sparkling Tree Bulbs
DIY Sparkling Tree Bulbs
The Glitter Ornament DIY is a Simple and Enjoyable Project
The glitter ornament DIY helps you save the money you would normally spend on sparkling tree decorations every year. It’s an easier process than you might have considered, and as with most DIY... MORE
Cubist Painter Flats
Cubist Painter Flats
The Nicholas Kirkwood 'Picasso' Slipper is a Humble Work of Art
Admirers of the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso will fall head over heels when they see the Nicholas Kirkwood ‘Picasso’ Slipper. Thanks to Kirkwood, those who are not able to afford... MORE
Snowflake Macarons
Snowflake Macarons
These Wintry Treats are a Nice Accompaniment with Hot Chocolate
Snowflake macarons are a good way to get your mind off of the winter chill and stuff your face with an arrangement of tasty treats. Who knew snowflakes could be so delicious? The glistening... MORE
Cereal Flavored Cocoa
Cereal Flavored Cocoa
Cereal Hot Chocolate is a Simple Way to Spice Up Chocolaty Brews
If you’re looking to put an easy twist on your steamy cocoa then take a peek at the Cereal Hot Chocolate recipe. Sipping on a warm cup of chocolaty brew is enough to put you at ease, but try... MORE
Hidden Novel Proposal Boxes
Hidden Novel Proposal Boxes
The DIY Book Engagement Ring Case Upcycles Old Textbooks
The last place your love may expect to find a ring is within the pages of a book engagement ring case. Thanks to a fabulous DIY by Instructables Fado1986, you can turn an old textbook or novel... MORE
Sci-Fi Forehead Sweaters
Sci-Fi Forehead Sweaters
The Worf Hoodie Sweatshirt Turns You into a Star Trek Lieutenant
The Worf hoodie sweatshirt makes turning into the son of Mogh easier than sending a Vulcan peace sign. The sewn pullover even includes a sash made to look like chain mail that is adorned with felt... MORE
Adventurous Middle Earth Pocketbooks
Adventurous Middle Earth Pocketbooks
The Hobbit Wallet Keeps Your Money Safe on Your Journey
Whenever you find yourself exploring the confines of Middle Earth, keep your loot safely tucked away by using the Hobbit wallet. The fantasy novel inspired money holder is made out of pristine... MORE
Lasciviously Golden Flapper Accessories
Lasciviously Golden Flapper Accessories
The Moga e Mago Spring/Summer 2013 Line Honors the1920s
The Moga e Mago Spring/Summer 2013 line of accessories is flashy and lasciviously indulgent. The creators of the brand Elisa Lindenberg and Tobias Noventa look to the wild ways of the 1920s for... MORE
Zodiac Serpentine Sneakers
Zodiac Serpentine Sneakers
The AF1 Year of the Snake are an Ancient Chinese-Inspired Kicks
The Chinese zodiac designated 2013 as the year of the snake therefore, Zhijun Wang created the AF1 Year of the Snake custom kicks as a commemorative piece. Wang describes that his design is... MORE
Fabulously Fruity Brogue Sneakers
Fabulously Fruity Brogue Sneakers
The Christian Louboutin Golfito Kicks are Bright & Classy
The Christian Louboutin Golfito sneaker for the Spring/Summer 2013 lineup is nothing short of funky fresh. In previous seasons the French designer showcased how tastefully he was able to pair the... MORE
Golden Cubist Jewelry
Golden Cubist Jewelry
The Gold Geometric Chunky Ring is Attractively Simplistic
The gold geometric chunky ring shows that you don’t have to encrust a piece of jewelry with diamonds in order for it to be an interesting piece. Toying with the shape of a ring can turn it... MORE
Ginger Gelatin Men Shooters
Ginger Gelatin Men Shooters
The Gingerbread Man Jelly Shots are Fun Personified Treats
The Gingerbread Man Jelly Shots gleefully encourage you to devour their gum drop button and gelatin goodness. The holiday season is the time to get extremely creative with how you serve your liquor.... MORE
Festive Dairy-Based Shooters
Festive Dairy-Based Shooters
The Eggnog Jelly Shots are the Perfect Idea for Holiday Parties
It isn’t an official rocking Christmas party until you have eggnog jelly shots up for grabs. First thing first, mix gelatin and eggnog into a saucepan. Then you have to add in two healthy... MORE
Candy Cane-Inspired Heels
Candy Cane-Inspired Heels
The Christian Louboutin Foraine Glitter Platform Combines Patterns
To find a bit of razzle dazzle for the holiday season, slip your prettily pampered toes into the Christian Louboutin Foraine Glitter Platform. What makes this heel different than every other... MORE

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Star Clustered Sneakers
Star Clustered Sneakers
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The Nike Zoom Rookie Galaxy shoes are another pair of space-infused kicks that will have most shoe fanatics reaching for the sky. Where basketball sneakers may differ from the rest is the promise... MORE
Scribbled-On Photography
Scribbled-On Photography
The Jean-Francois Lepage Mixed-Media Collages are Undoubtedly Original
The Jean-Francois Lepage Mixed-Media Collages is a curious creation that encompasses photos of stylized models with ink scribbles that dominate the pictures. Lepage captures the models in similar... MORE
Adventurous Spaceship Time Keepers
Adventurous Spaceship Time Keepers
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Never mind that it would take twice as long to figure out the time when looking at the Enterprise Star Trek Wall Clock, or the fact that even when you think you know what the short hand is pointing... MORE
Walking Dead-Bitten Treats
Walking Dead-Bitten Treats
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The zombie cupcake turns a delicious sweet treat into an oozing taste explosion. From the side, this dessert looks like an ordinary fluffy muffin just waiting for you to take a bite. Don’t... MORE
Music Mogul Pumpkin Templates
Music Mogul Pumpkin Templates
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This Halloween, forget the played out Jack O’Lantern faces and instead use one of the pop culture pumpkin stencils at the MTV Hive. These carving ideas feature images of infamous media... MORE
Dazzling Disco Boot Bags
Dazzling Disco Boot Bags
The DIVA High Heel Christmas Stockings Are a Sassy Chimney Decoration
Decorate your chimneys with a boot that shows a little sass this year with the DIVA High Heel Christmas stockings. These sock-shaped bags come in variety of colors all decorated with brilliantly... MORE
Nautical Serviette Displays
Nautical Serviette Displays
Let the Sailboat Napkin Holders Take You on a Culinary Journey
A sailor’s life out on the open sea is captured in the design for the adorably functional red and black sailboat napkin holders. The napkin display is made out of painted wood with two prongs... MORE
Zombie Chocolate Ads
Zombie Chocolate Ads
The Cadbury Screme Egg Clips are a Foodie Take on a Living Dead Film
For Halloween the Cadbury Screme Egg was released as a special limited time gooey chocolate treat. The chocolate treats are filled with green Zombie-esque fondant, which inspired three promotional... MORE
Comical Sitcom Coffee Cups
Comical Sitcom Coffee Cups
The 'Parks and Recreation' Mug Urges You to 'Treat Yo' Self'
Those who have adopted the “treat yo’ self” saying after watching the comedy skit from the hilarious sitcom will undoubtedly go crazy over the ‘Parks and Recreation’ mug.... MORE
Shiftable Concept Keypads
Shiftable Concept Keypads
Wan Fu Chun's Puzzle Keyboard Keeps You Be In Charge of Your CPU Keys
Show your keypad who’s boss by using the Puzzle Keyboard to arrange and re-arrange keys as many times as you want. This keyboard is a design concept by designer Wan Fu Chun. The goal is to... MORE
Interactive Sensory Websites
Interactive Sensory Websites
Movi Kanti Revo Uses the Motions of Your Body to Navigate the Web
Movi Kanti Revo is an interactive website collaboration with Cirque du Soleil and Google Chrome. The sensual webpage turns you into a circus performer, using your body movements that are sensed by... MORE
Hip-Hop Bandit Sneakers
Hip-Hop Bandit Sneakers
The Mobb Deep x Supra Collaboration Produces a Sneaky Camouflaged Shoe
The Mobb Deep x Supra collaboration produced a tough guy sneaker that looks fresh with just about anything. Camouflage patterns on a sneaker is nothing new, some may even say it’s one of the... MORE
Chic Business-Ready Attire
Chic Business-Ready Attire
The MANGO Winter 2012 Shows off a Sharp and Dazzling Kate Moss
To show off the MANGO Winter 2012 collection, the Spanish clothing company teamed up with treasured supermodel Kate Moss. Moss looks sultry, pouting at the camera and showing off some of the... MORE
Tropical Crockpot Cocoa Tea
Tropical Crockpot Cocoa Tea
Coconut Hot Chocolate is Like Sipping on a Little Bit of Paradise
You might have tasted hot chocolate before, but have you ever sipped on a steaming hot cup of coconut hot chocolate straight from the crock pot? Unsweetened coconut milk and condensed milk is... MORE