Mar 30, 2011

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrellas.

You would be surprised to know that a broken/used umbrella has so many useful and creative uses too!

Umbrella Skirts: Italian designer, C Felli transforms old umbrellas into unique skirts, complete with the original spokes and dangling Velcro.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 1Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 2Umbrella Apparel and Accessories: Himane uses used materials to make one-of-a-kind apparel and accessory designs.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 3Laptop Pouch:

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 4Shopping Tote:

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 5Umbrella Shade: Sunshade made from sewing umbrella fabric together; "they simply sewed the edges of each umbrella together, then added grommets around the perimeter."

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 6Umbrella Dog Rain Coats: Designer Taryn Zychal works exclusively with broken umbrellas. 'Umbrella Dog Rain Coat' is one of the most popular products; all her products are handmade by her using broken umbrellas.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 7Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 9Hood: The modern day babushka for the woman, another product from designer Taryn Zychal.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 10Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 11Umbrella Apparel: Fashion designer Melanie McClintock creates sustainable style out of used umbrellas. "Absolutely one-of-a-kind, wind and waterproof, and neatly rolls up to adjust in your bag!"

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 12Umbrella Chandelier: Umbrella chandelier installation created with used umbrellas by artist Shelly Sabel.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 13Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 14Build a House: Villa Welpeloo house in the Netherlands built from used umbrellas and billboards.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 15Yarn: How about spinning an umbrella into a yarn? Here is a really good tutorial to try it yourself - link.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 16Backpack Cover: Make a backpack cover from an old umbrella.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 17Laptop Poncho: You can make a laptop poncho from a used umbrella.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 18Drawstring Bag: How about making a drawstring bag?

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 19Umbrella Art: This is something that impresses us the most; it's beautiful apart from being creative!

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 20Umbrella Bags: Broken umbrellas can be made into cool bags of all kinds - link.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 21Umbrella Tree: This looks cool and here are the details to make one - link.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 22Grocery Bag: Here is how to make a 'Grocery Bag' from a broken umbrella - link.

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 23Magazine Holder: How about making a magazine holder out of an old umbrella?

Creative and Cool Reuses of Umbrella (21) 24Umbrella Tote Bag: Here are the step-by-step instructions to make a tote bag out of a broken umbrella.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcQS27AnM1M&feature=player_embedded">Watch the "Umbrella Tote Bag" Video on Youtube</a>

Don't miss to check out " Cool Umbrellas and Creative Umbrella Stands - Part: 1| 2| 3."

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Mar 28, 2011

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights.

Collection of Creative and Cool Night Lights from all over the world.

Hourglass Nightlight: It's called 'Night Night', creation of Vanessa Hordies. The prototype has a wooden base and a glass top. Once inverted, the light stays on for fifteen minutes as the sand gradually trickles down from the top compartment to cover the light while one drifts off to sleep.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 118 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 2Under-Bed Nightlight: It's designed to be placed under your bed and the light spreads across the area, not the walls. With the soft blue light, you'll be able to get up in the middle of the night without tripping or stubbing your toes onto the bed frame.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 3Milk Glass Night Light: It's designed to look like a glass filled with milk; it switches on when placed upright and turns off when tilted or placed upside down.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 4Saucer Nightlight: This cute night-light is hand cut from an aluminum sheet then added to it is the colorful piece of plexiglass.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 51939 Chevrolet Tail Light - Night Light: This 1939 Chevrolet tail light lens, red with blue center night light can be secured to a standard night light fixture with a wire clip.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 6Zune Nightlight: It can be placed into any ordinary socket and uses networking routes music from your Zune to your bedroom. "Not only responding to low light levels by turning itself on, the light responds to the music's frequency and alters its color and brightness to match."

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 7Papercut Night Light: It's a hand cut design that can be adhered to a commercial nightlight.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 8Red Flower Night Light: "The lantern portion is half of a soup can cut with a flower design and then powder coated in a beautiful classic red with a great glossy finish."

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 9Starrynight: "It's a combination light and nightlight that recreates the starry night sky while being energy efficient."

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 10Senzo Nightlight: This intuitive light is fitted 80 centimeters above the floor on the wall. And as you walk past touching the tube, a soft lighting follows you.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 11The Story Tent Light: It has an interactive tent shaped projector and by rotating the top section it projects sequential light images through interchangeable frames to tell a brief animated story.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 12Climber Night Light: Designed by UK design studio The Play Coalition, its made from stainless steel; the playful lamp holds on to the plugpoint.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 13Polaroid Night Lights:

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 1418 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 15Scallopshell Nightlight: This nightlight is made from a bright white scallopshell.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 16Halonight Light: It can be placed under a bed and its light softly illuminates across the floor.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 17Jellio Gummi Lights: These are designed by Kevin Champeny. In the daytime, these soft, rubbery lights look cool in any room. But at night, the tiny lights in their bottom turn them into the coolest lights!

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 18Dexter the Dog Night Light: Made with translucent Kumo paper, it allows for a soft glow to shine through.

18 Creative and Cool Night Lights (21) 19Baseball Night Light:

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Mar 25, 2011

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products.

Collection of Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products from all over the world.

Polaroid Flower Vase: Using a small cord and a clothespin, you can use this vase anywhere you want.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 1Polaroid Mirror: This design is inspired by polaroid and was created by designer Colin O'Dowd.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 2Polaroid Snapshot Jewelry: You can add your own photos to these customizable polaroid shaped jewelry, or leave empty for an undeveloped polaroid look.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 3Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 4Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 5Polaroid Night Lights:

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 6Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 7Polaroid Clock: This clock features a polaroid image.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 8Magnetic Polaroid Frames: The pack contains 6 frames that can be attached to any metallic surface. It has a writable surface so you can write on them, along with a dry-erase pen.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 9Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 10Polaroid Coaster: These ceramic coasters feature original photography by the designer.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 11Photodroidskin: Give your laptop, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Blackberry and Evo a vintage yet modern look with this one.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 12Polaroid Pillow Cover: 'A wonderful splash of personality for any bed, chair or couch.'

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 13The Polaroid Book: Here we have a collection of over 400 polaroids, along with an essay about the collection and how it began.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 14Vintage Signs Portland New York: These are created from gorgeous polaroid prints using a Holga 120SF toy camera. And this calendar features vintage-inspired photos of the beautiful Portland and New York.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 15Polaroid Camera Huge Coaster & Wall Art: A huge coaster that can be placed on a table or put on a wall.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 16Polaroid Notes: A box of polaroid note cards, featuring snapshots of everyday things- a bouquet, a strawberry, your own feet...............

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 17Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 18Polaroid Necklace: Pendant measures approx. 1" x 3/4" inches.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 19Mini Polaroid Confetti: The photographs are in blue or in the shades of blue.

Creative and Cool Polaroid Inspired Products (21) 20Polaroids as Wall D├ęcor: It adds up to be a great decor and a fun way to document visitors.

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