For crafty psychopaths: Anatomical body parts made out of felt

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 10 March 2014

Brisbane-based Simmone Spring is the owner and creative force behind Your Organ Grinder, an Etsy store stocked with anatomical-inspired creations made out of locally sourced felt with traditional techniques. Many of these creations reference isolated human body parts, like a cross-section of a tooth, only cuter; or a uterus with fallopian tubes. These are all […]

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People I Want To Punch In The Face book

Jennifer Saul Reader Find

By Jennifer Saul in New Products on Saturday 18 February 2012

A must have for any serious hater, the People I Want To Punch In The Face hand-bound original book is created by 27th Street Press. Described as a ‘Useful, non-violent alternative to mayhem’, it fits perfectly in your pocket at only 5 x 3.5” and for the wonderful sum of just $10.

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Baked Victorian-inspired cookies

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 10 December 2011

From gold embroidered royal iced flowers to brocaded cameo decor topped treats, Amber Spiegal has a real knack for baking and decorating Victorian-inspired cookies in her aptly named Etsy store, SweetAmbs.

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Jewelry by Reciprocities

Birds and Arrows Reader Find

By Birds and Arrows in New Fashion on Friday 8 July 2011

This is my new favorite jewelry artist. I love how she combines bullet casings with things like crystals and feathers. It’s very soft natural beauty clashing with harsh, man-made hardware. See more of her work on Etsy

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Personalised coffee mug warmers

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Friday 10 June 2011

Etsy store KnotWorks creates cute, overweening and humorous knitted coffee mug warmers for a caffeine fiend’s drinking pleasure.

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I Believe In Unicorns custom hoodie

Jess Zaino Reader Find

By Jess Zaino in New Fashion on Friday 4 March 2011

Leave it up to crafty site, Etsy, to provide the human race with something so fantastical. This custom made unicorn hoodie by Ivebinpharteen is tailored exactly to your liking — from colors to materials to mane — so that the final product is truly the thing that dreams are made of.

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Clare Hillier Reader Find

By Clare Hillier in New Products on Wednesday 15 December 2010

Sure, an iPad or Kindle is awfully handy, but you can’t do this with them. Created by artist Lisa Occhipinti, each bookmobile is designed as a sculptural object to emanate bliss. Interestingly, Occhipinti is set to release her first book, The Repurposed Library, in April 2011. The publisher says it will feature 33 projects that breathe new life into orphaned books and flea market finds. But aren’t they missing the ironically obvious?

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