Need a great gift idea for your dog lover, cat lover, or all around animal lover?
If you are looking for cool stuff to buy for the home for yourself or the people in your life, take a look at all the fun, cool, cute, unique, funny and useful stuff for the home our team of writers has found for you.
I like functional designs. I don't collect trinkets that don't perform some sort of role. So when I first saw the Cork Pets, I thought, 'Oh just what everybody needs, more silly stuff cluttering up their shelves..." But then I realized, the Cork Pets do have a special role....
Pet calendars have become so clever and creative that this year I've
decided to separate the cat calendars from the dog ones. No one seems to
be very creative with the remaining species
of pets, but that's my complaint every year. So, off we go into kitty
land and the artists that express them so well in the 2011 Cat Wall
Here's one difference between dog and cat lovers. Cat lovers love cats;
dog lovers love specific breeds of dogs. Generalization? Well, that's
what calendar publishers are telling us, because they print far more
breed specific calendars about dogs than cats. I sent my dog Coca out
digging for the doggone delightful ones and he came back with some -
very proud of himself.
If you are an avid shark enthusiast, watching Jaws every movie night and
never missing a shark special on TV, yet you also enjoy the refined
tradition of a hot cup of steeped tea then the Sharky Tea Infuser is
made for you. This tea accessory, by Argentinean designer Pablo
Matteoda, is an unexpected combination of elegance and gory fun.
If you love animals, there's a particular source of original, clever,
and often hilarious novelties, greeting cards, home accessories,
and stylish t-shirts for adults, children and even infants that
definitely ranks up there with the best this pet writer has seen...
When Nike 78 was launched by advertising student, Paul Jenkins,
I bet he didn't think that an aquarium shoe would be one of the
entries. But challenge "creative talents, design studios, and related
organizations to come up with a concept that will challenge the
functionality of sneakers," and don't be surprised.
With Christmas commercialism in mind, it
shouldn't come as much of a surprise to you that pet lovers and even
their pets are "special" during the eight days of Hanukkah. This year, the array of cat and dog menorahs abound, and I even found some cat and dog Hanukkah dreidels! Here's a bunch of the ones I found engaging....
A stunningly realistic pig, gilded or polymer coated in hot pink, by a world famous designer, would look smashing on her dark cherry server. She would love it, even be encouraged to shove dollar bills through the cork opening and look forward to saving $10,000....