Cardboard Pendulum Clock
March 3rd, 2011
This cardboard clock arrives at your door flat packed and unadorned, ready for you to assemble and decorate in whatever way you see fit. I'd be tempted to leave it ...
Porcelain Vide poche
March 2nd, 2011
What is a 'Vide poche'? It's a valet tray for keeping your keys and coins and such (the literal translation is glove compartment, or according to this site, empty pocket). ...
Kupu Coffee Scoop and Bag Closer
February 24th, 2011
This coffee scoop also functions as a bag sealer, which means less 'stuff' required to make your morning drink and maybe even a few seconds saved in the process. Designed ...
Funny Little Trays
February 18th, 2011
Love these trays from Fishs Eddy. Perfect for keys, coins, notes, whatever. Could be a great gift for someone too...
Guest Check Tray, $7.95
Admit One Tray, $7.95
Hello My ...
Merit Badges from Disorderly Goods
February 4th, 2011
You're never too old to give or receive a merit badge from Disorderly Goods. Have a think about if any of your friends or family (or even yourself) might deserve ...
London Fog Tea Towel
January 28th, 2011
These tea towels from zakka nouveau are done in soft colors with the simplest of raindrops for a pattern... more than tempted to snap up the whole set, which runs $60 ...
Bike Portage Strap
January 28th, 2011
Now, this is a very specific item that perhaps only avid bikers will appreciate, but I think it's smart and simple, and improves the biking experience enough to be mentioned. ...
Union Wood Co. Serving Tray
January 25th, 2011
I'm such a sucker for reclaimed wood. These serving trays by Union Wood Co. are built from old growth fir boards from a recently renovated RCMP Livery stable in Vancouver. ...
What Wood You Say
January 24th, 2011
Do you remember the ITS OK Edition that we posted way back in '08? Well, Sighn is still going strong, and is now offering custom cut letters to spell out ...
Plattfuss Rubber Bands
January 21st, 2011
Rubber bands made of recycled bicycle tubes. Making flats useful = nice. Also, another item making flats useful is the smart IT Clip that Simon posted a while back. It allows ...
January 20th, 2011
Furoshiki, which you might be familiar with, are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloths that can be used for all sorts of things. This particular print seems particularly eye ...
January 19th, 2011
Analogue alert anyone? If you tend towards the non-digital, you'll maybe like this square faced alarm-clock-inspired watch. Instead of chirping or beeping, the alarm creates a vibration on the wrist ...
Cardboard Chess by Londji
January 17th, 2011
You might remember a cardboard chess set featured here before (see NewWave Chessboard), but I'll take a chance in saying this one is a bit more refined with the black ...
EZC playing cards
January 12th, 2011
These playing cards have large 1-1/4" numbers that can be easily read by visually impaired individuals. I'd be tempted to buy them just for their graphic appeal; a few in ...
Split Ring Key (Keybrid)
December 30th, 2010
I posted this key-that's-also-a-key-ring while back, and now that it's got a new site/price/info update it's worth another look.
SC1 Keybrid blank for SC1 keys/locks, $8.99
KW1 Keybrid ...
Fortune Cookie Coin Purse
December 29th, 2010
Made from remnants from the furniture and garment industry, each of these leather coin purses carry a unique number to track its origin. Each purse comes with a little dust ...
Grass Flocked Banks
December 28th, 2010
Grass. Flocked. Animal. Banks. Can you handle it? Yeah, they're a little weird and slightly camp, but really, other than that, they're wonderful. They actually look like moss is covering ...
Simus the Rhino and Hattie the Elephant
December 23rd, 2010
From our archives (originally published February 23, 2010), for your gift list consideration... to see more, visit our Gift Guide.
You don't have to be a kid to appreciate these posable animals. ...