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Never worry about using the communal office utensils again! This is probably one of the most creative uses of a Bic Pen lid I have ever seen. Check out the Designboom site for even more interesting entries from the “Dining in 2015” Competition.

Dinink DesignBoom Competition

din-ink design by : andrea cingoli + paolo emilio bellisario + cristian cellini + francesca fontana from italy
designer’s own words:
“Turn your favourite office tool from your desk in a common cutlery…this is din-ink. A set of pen caps, including a fork-cap, a knife-cap and a spoon-cap, that replaces the normal pen cap during lunch time! All caps are made by annually renewable resources, like natural starch and fibres, to be 100% biodegradable and atoxic, warranting the best alimentary use. Dispensing each set in a compostable packaging the whole set is designed to respect the environment. Now give your office ballpoint pen a good excuse to be gnawed by your teeth: use them for din-ink.”

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In Full Bloom Notecards

Flower Notecards

Beautiful flowers and glitter – what more could a girl want! These fabulous hand-glittered Notecards are packaged in a sleek square tin box – use it later to house receipts, coupons or small treasures. Colorful Roses, Ranunculus and Lilly of the Valley shimmer on creamy card-stock. The set includes 2 of each design (blank inside) with coordinating chocolate brown envelopes. Simply stunning! Enjoy. HH

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“Hello Fabulous” – is the name of this gorgeous feathered hat. Hmmm….it is fabulous, do you think I could get away with wearing it to a Kindergarten Graduation in May (she thinks I could)? ……HH

Feather Hat

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I hope that “someone” is having a wonderful and relaxing time on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Martin – enoying the beaches, sun and a fabulous dinner at La Cigale! HH

La Cigale
La Cigale – Laguna Beach – Route des Terres Basses – Baie Nettlé

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Inspiration 3 Tube Vase

Dinner is simmering in the oven, the wine is chilling, the music is on – but wait, the flowers have not yet been arranged and the guests will be over in 5 minutes! No worries – you can create a stunning flower design in seconds with this 3 Tube Vase. Your fresh cut tulips, daffodils or calla lillies will look amazing on the table, bar or mantle and will provide that chic and modern look you desired for your dinner soirée. Enjoy. HH

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Carrol Boyes Pasta Tongs
Great service always makes you smile! South African artist, Carrol Boyes, has definitely captured that sentiment with her handcrafted – pressed stainless steel Pasta Tongs. These functional and artistic Tongs feature two “Heads” that will expertly grab hold of and serve all of your favorite pasta dishes.
Each Carrol Boyes piece is completely handmade by talented craftspeople, who according to Carrol, “put a little of their character and soul into each piece.” Since no item is exactly the same as any other item, you are getting a unique and collectible piece of “art.”
The Pasta Tongs would make a wonderful host/hostess gift!

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It is time to finally retire the plastic cosmetic case you received: “Free With $25 Purchase of Cosmetics”  and step up to the next level of essentials organization. The Stephanie Johnson “ML Traveler” is a serious case that gives you, the on-the-go, modern woman, many options. The interior features not 1, but 3 removable pouches (2 mesh snap-out pouches and 1 clear toiletry case). This arrangement will enable you to throw a bag in your purse and keep one in the car or diaper bag. When it is time to travel – everything will fit neatly in the case.

The chocolate jacquard fabric is trimmed with aqua grosgrain ribbon – a very chic color combination. The ML Traveler will enable you to be stylish and organized – a perfect combination that is Write On!!

ML Traveler

ML Traveler Interior

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