Suitcase Furniture

by DIY Maven

Suited Case by Erik De Nijs2 Suitcase Furniture by Erik De Nijs

Inspired by the tired traveler, Erik De Nijs created 'Suited Case', a collection of luggage that fashions a couch. Put together like a puzzle, the four suitcases create a comfy--and familiar--place to sit while you're waiting for your connection. Baggage fees might be an issue, however. ;)

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How To: Fit a Secondhand Sweater.

by Chris Gardner

Many a vintage//thrifted/solastseason sweater were patterned with a boxy look that doesn't flatter anyone's figure. But don't place that classy secondhand gem back on the rack just yet. Sarai Mitnick is on top of it.

sweater with rose

"My grandmother gave me this gorgeous rose pink vintage cashmere sweater a couple years back and though I’ve worn it from time to time, it was really too big for me and felt really frumpy. I finally took action and could not be...

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The Zipper Cup.

by Chris Gardner

Zipper Cup

The modern interlocking zipper was perfected in 1914 by Swedish-born Gideon Sundback. "Sundbäck developed a version based on interlocking teeth, the "Hookless No. 2", which was the modern metal zipper in all its essentials. In this fastener each tooth is punched to have a dimple on its bottom and a nib or conical projection on its top. The nib atop one tooth engages in the matching dimple in the bottom of the tooth that follows it on the other...

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Best Hand Painting Art Ever.

by Chris Gardner

Dude...I thought shadow puppets were cool.

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but I think these unbelievable hand paintings prove that our extremities can be equally expressive. After all, our opposable thumbs make us human, right? Well, that and a penchant for complex and abstract reasoning, language, and introspection.

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