Designed to not be used.

From treehugger.com: Roughly akin to getting handed the keys to an SUV on your way out of An Inconvenient Truth, the cheeky Lung Ashtray might make smokers think twice about what they’re putting in their lungs. Would it make you think twice? How smart is that??

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Your favourite new handcrafter : Lori Brown

“Loretta” made by Lori Brown “Loretta is a Darlin (dar´-lin). Darlins are nurturers. They look after the young, providing comfort, discipline and encouragement. Darlins are sweet as can be but know how to be stern when the situation demands it. Loretta is made of wool felt, cotton fabric and acrylic safety eyes. She has both […]

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Dali in the air like he just don’t care

“Dalí Atomicus” by Philippe Halsman You’re looking at my favourite staged photo of all time. I love the spirit, the silliness, the motion, the expression on Dali’s face, the poor cats who you know are severely annoyed… From The Infomercantile: The Atomicus photo, the most famous of the Halsman/Dali collaboration, took 28 takes — “after […]

Crafty encounters of an Etsy kind – today’s word is space

Space. The final frontier. Space has been on my mind this week for a whole lotta reasons – take Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin for example. Yesterday was the anniversary of his death, plus “Yuri’s Night” is coming up at the Ontario Science Centre on April 5th. From yurisnight.ca: Yuri’s Night is an international celebration of […]

Found tucked inside a book at the thrift store

CLICK A NUMBER AND YOU WILL LEARN OF THE PERSON YOU ARE I haven’t decided which is my favourite – three, six or five. I think three. Yeah, definitely three.

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