Opening Pesky Plastic Packaging With Ease

Although we know that scissors do wonders, who knew the can opener could be so handy? Given we almost indirectly slit our wrist trying to open the packaging of our upholstery staple gun, silicone basting brushes and a myriad of other kitchen items, this is DEFINITELY our go-to when opening that insanely sharp fitted plastic packaging. Can Openers = Genius! If what’s good for the can, is also good for the plastic then is there nothing this little wonder can’t do? SoRead more

Chalk Up An Old Mirror

The coolest thing about items that you already have in your home is that regardless of what they are, there will always be a secondary use for them. ALWAYS. Case in point is our 10 year old cheap IKEA mirror. For years it was pitifully sitting in the guest room corner doing it’s best to look useful yet failing miserably. As was the random skinny sliver of empty wall in the dining room that never seemed to be wide enoughRead more

An Ode To Moonrise Kingdom

“What kind of bird are you?”. Oh how we love Moonrise Kingdom. Wes Anderson knows how to make an incredible film that’s as stimulating to the eye as it is to the heart. If you haven’t watched it, we highly recommend it. If you have, you know what we’re talking about. For the later, we attempt to pay homage to this fine film with ways you bring a little Moonrise Kingdom whimsy into your lives without having to travel toRead more

….But You Can Break Out Of That.

“You are born and then you die but in between you can do anything you want. It’s society that creates rules for us, but you can break out of that.” – Anonymous We may never know who wrote these genius words but we can try to remember to live  by them each day. You truly can do ANYTHING. As long as you have the will, you’ll find a way. No one’s opinion of you matters more than your own andRead more

Get X-Ray Vision with Hugh Turvey

What started out at a small favor for friend turned into an entirely new collection for famed photographer / designer / art director, Hugh Turvey. Needing an image for an album cover, Turvey’s task was simple – photograph a skull via X-ray.  What happens next is the launching of Turvey’s new career as well as a new perspective on everyday objects.Now 41, Turvey has long been fascinated with getting underneath the surface of things. He said: “I’m driven by myRead more