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Mother and Daughter Team create unique steampunk jewelry

A mother and daughter team from Hampshire in the UK have teamed up to design unique Steampunk jewelry from antique pocketwatch parts and their designers are both unusual and stunning. The pair pays great attention to the smallest of details on their jewelry along with having creative imaginations. They got the idea to create jewelry from old watch parts in 2011 when they found a bag containing pocketwatch parts dating from between 1930 and 1960. The parts had been given to Elainer when she had a craft shop and she stored them in the garage and forget about them. When […]

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These Lego handbags are super cool and fully functioning

One fashion designer has been putting Lego bricks to good use as they have been using them to make jewelry such as bracelets, cufflinks, earrings and broaches and selling them over on Etsy and now the designer has moved on to include usable Lego handbags. These are not just models of handbags that can only be used for display, they are handbags that are functional and which can carry your purse, phone and anything else you want to take with you. [Image Courtesy of Agabag] The designer said that it has taken some time and a lot of hard work with the […]

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Stop lunch thieves with the Anti-Theft Lunch Bags

Have you ever taken sandwiches to work and stored them in the fridge only to find at lunchtime a lunch thief has been around and stolen them? Perhaps you have children who take a packed lunch and other kids steal it or bullies take it from them? Well you could put an end to this with a very clever little invention from thinofthe.com. They have come up with Anti-Theft Lunch Bags that make your freshly prepared sandwich look as though it’s been in the bag for about a month and gone mouldy. [Image Courtesy of Thinkofthe.com] The Anti-Theft Lunch Bags […]

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Disappearing consumer packaging eliminates waste

A Pratt Institute graduate by the name of Aaron Mickelson has redesigned some popular products’ packaging to keep down the amount of waste generated. He simply designed the packages so that by the time the consumer has used the product the packaging has completely disappeared. Check out these disappearing consumer packaging ideas below. Glad Bags [Image Courtesy of Aaron Mickelson] With the Glad Bags packaging the package itself is actually the last bag in the pack and this means that when the last bag is reached in the pack there is no waste – no need to pull off the […]

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Cicret bracelet turns your body into a touch screen display

Wearable devices are still finding their way but one thing they all have in common that lets them down and this is the fact that they all have small displays and if they have big displays they become something you don’t really want to wear. The displays are all typically in the range of 1.5 to 2 inches and this means if you want to do anything but see what time it is, you have to squint. Now thanks to the Cicret bracelet this could be a thing of the past as the bracelet lets you use your own skin as […]

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10 Free Online Virtual Room Tools and Programs

Nothing gives the same satisfaction as designing and planning your own home improvements and interior design. Thankfully the internet is very helpful as it not only gives you ideas that you can use in your own home, it also provides you with software that can help you design and plan your interior decorating or home improvements. So here is 10 of the best free online virtual room tools and programs you can use to help you. 10 My Deco 3D Room Planner [Image Courtesy of Freshome] With the My Deco 3D Room Planner you can upload your own floor plans. […]