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Pantone Nail Polish

A Brazilian designer has come up with a nail polish collection with colors based on the Pantone color system. Minimalist design and international colors.

Original minimalist design
Original minimalist design
  Dark Angel, Vintage Vamp, Russian Red... you have to admit the world's best-known cosmetics companies tend to come up with very suggestive and creative names for their shades of nail polish. Will plain-old red sell more if you call it "Cheery Cheeries"? Probably. And it's possible all these fancy names came about as the result of some long and drawn out market research study.

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 on 29 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

A wall sticker that lights up your home

Want to liven up your home? Use this luminous wall sticker and make the best out of your living room or bedroom.

It's a proven fact: A stack of neatly piled books looks great in any corner
It's a proven fact: A stack of neatly piled books looks great in any corner
  A few days ago we showed you a wall sticker / chair, a wall sticker that looks like the back of chair and that you can use to "make" chairs using any flat surface. Today we'd like to show you another wall sticker that also helps make the best possible use of your walls by doubling as a practical and attractive piece of furniture.

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 on 20 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Art, design and architecture Comments Send this to a friend

Is there such a thing as an inflatable bar? Yes, it there is.

If you've always dreamt of having your own bar, now you can have it ready in less than 10 minutes. All you need are 4 friends to help you. Presenting the world's first Inflatable Bar.

Large enough for 20-50 people
Large enough for 20-50 people
  Were you begining to fear this life-long dream would never come true? Having your own bar won't seem all that daunting once you discover this incredible inflatable bar that's large enough to fit 20-50 people. Use it to organize a party anywhere in the world. If you charge a cover fee, you might even make a profit. Best of all, with help from just 4 friends you can set it up in just 10 minutes.

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 on 20 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Canon Mug: Drink coffee out of a lense-mug

The Canon Mug is a mug that looks like a real camera lens. It's the perfect gift for your friend the photographer.

A photo lens for breakfast
A photo lens for breakfast
  Imagine the look on your friends' faces when you invite them to dinner at your place and serve refreshments in a Canon camera lens. At first, they'll think you've lost your mind. But, soon they'll be begging you to tell them where you got those incredibly cool mugs.

It was a mere matter of time before someone would come up with the idea of transforming an old photo camera into an everyday object...

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 on 19 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Scotch Tape Race Car Circuit

Use this scotch tape to turn your bedroom into a professional racecar circuit. Peel it off, stick it on and play. Comes with a model racecar.

It's as easy as peeling it off, sticking it on and playing
It's as easy as peeling it off, sticking it on and playing
  This scotch tape racecar circuit offers all the charm of a hand-made toy and all the excitement of a Scalextric set. It's called 'My First Autobahn' and it's a roll of scotch tape that turns into an authentic-looking race car circuit when you spread it out over any flat surface such as the floor or the walls of your room.

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 on 19 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Map for travelers: Scratch the gold layer to reveal the countries you've visited

Scratch this beautiful gold map with a coin to reveal the countries you've visited. It's the perfect gift for backpackers.

Scratch the gold layer off a given country to reveal another color underneath
Scratch the gold layer off a given country to reveal another color underneath
  ¿Remember that huge map full of push pins that graced your bedroom wall when you were a teenager? What ever happened to it? It was so useful... in just one glance, the map reminded you of all the countries you had already visited, and all those awaiting future vacations.

We realize you have no intention of reliving your adolescence, that's why we're suggesting you use an infinitely more elegant map.

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 on 19 Aug 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Gachapin: A Popular Japanese Idol Born on a Children’s Television Program

He first appeared in 1973, on a Japanese children’s television program that’s similar to "Sesame Street". Over the past four years, he’s started his own blog on the Internet and gathered 670,000 followers on Twitter.

"Ponkicki" characters Gachapin (left) and Mukku (right)
"Ponkicki" characters Gachapin (left) and Mukku (right)
  He has an enormous head and a green and round body. He’s also buck-toothed and has a sort of sleepy look in his eyes. This cute character is a baby dinosaur that first appeared on a Japanese children’s television program called Ponkicki. The show was inspired by "Sesame Street" and first went on the air in 1973.This 5-year-old baby dinosaur measures 165 cm / 65 inches.

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 on 20 Jul 2010 by Ayumi Nakai in Japanese Culture Comments Send this to a friend

Gift-Wrap Ideas

Here are 6 easy creative gift-wrap ideas so you can learn to wrap gifts without going crazy:

Use a box, a piece of fabric, a bag, gift-wrapping paper or newspaper print to wrap your present
Use a box, a piece of fabric, a bag, gift-wrapping paper or newspaper print to wrap your present
  1. Cool Wrap: Use a box. This is the most practical, simplest and most impressive way to wrap a gift. In countries such as the US, no body gives a gift without first putting it inside a box. The box prevents you from having to grapple with tape, scissors and two clumsy left hands. Look for a box that's the right size for the gift you've bought and seal it shut with some stickers or tie a bow around it.

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 on 16 Jul 2010 by Marta Reig in News and curiosities Comments Send this to a friend

Cloth Earth Globe with Velcro Stickers

This is a new version of the Hugg-A-Planet cloth earth globe, one of the most successful products in our catalogue.

A cushy cloth earth globe with fabric stickers
A cushy cloth earth globe with fabric stickers
  If you want your child to "master the world", following in the footsteps ofLily, the world’s youngest geography expert, we have just the toy you need to help your little one learn to locate countries on a map.

The cushiest earth globe around is called Hugg-A-Planet and it’s one of the star products in our catalogue. Once you’ve hugged it long and hard enough and have finally learned to tell Uzbekistan apart from Turkmenistan, you’re ready to move on to the next stage; this blank earth globe that you have to complete yourself by sticking labels on different countries.

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 on 13 Jul 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Shopping Bag for Children Who Tend to Get Lost

Is your child one of those kids who is constantly getting lost at the supermarket? If putting him on a leash seems a bit extreme, just "tie him up" with this cool shopping bag instead.

Hook your child on to this shopping bag so he won’t get lost again
Hook your child on to this shopping bag so he won’t get lost again
  Not surprisingly, this shopping bag is called MotherChildBag. It’s designed for mothers who kids tend to get lost in public places. "Hold my hand and don’t let go..." but, you know how it is; children tend to do their own thing. They’re not afraid of disappearing and never seeing their parents again. They’re just oblivious...

These "demon children" need some sort of handle to keep them tied down.

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 on 13 Jul 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend
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