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Toy Soldiers

Upcycled Action Figures Made by a Soldier in Afghanistan January 11, 2014 in Creativity This wonderful collection of junk action figures was put together by Private First Class Rupert Valero, who is stationed at a forward operating base in Kandahar, more »

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Plush Lounge

Take a seat on this swanky plush lounge. Reposted from Recyclart’s saturday-morning-cartoons, December 25, 2011. Idea sent by Don Kennell. This sculpture is one of my entries into Santa Fe’s Recycled Art Show, at El Museo Cultural this weekend. The lovely more »

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Succulosauras Rex

The “Succulosauras” Reposted from April 10, 2013: www.makingitsweet.com I had to keep my oldest busy over Spring Break. She found joy in putting her hands in dirt and digging in the garden – what kid wouldn’t? You can see from more »

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Retro Cakes

How about some yummy retro game cakes to sweeten your week? Delish! +40   

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Sushi Track

The most unusual toys come from Japan. For the child who has everything…a sushi track play set. From KIDCRAVE. At Home Conveyor Sushi By Brooke Dowd Sacco, Kidcrave.com Conveyor belt sushi is so exciting, it will probably inspire kids to more »

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Lemme Out! Flooring

A floor made out of thousands of people and glass. An incredible floor-installation by Korean Artist, Do Ho Suh. Talk about walkin’ all over your friends, …people! +20   

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Taxitoymy

Whaaaat?  Yes, now you can hang your heads, and coats, purses, jewelry, and backpacks too. Get those old toys out and cut their heads off. Then turn them into a coat, belt or jewelry rack. It’s cathartic and utilitarian.Created by Gynix more »

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Bear Branches

Here’s one way to dispose of your old plush – create a tree full of bear branches. The tree’s owner was probably inspired by this pair of tree huggers… +20   

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1001 Dalmations?

Yowza! A giant pooch made from lots and lots of wind-up doggies. Looks like this is the kind of dog that takes YOU for a walk! This toy sculpture begs the question, “How many wind-up dogs does it take to more »

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Nintendobots

Nintendo Game Boy and Tetris Transformer mashup posted on MocPages -  http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/313534 A sweet amalgamation of a Nintendo Game Boy system and Tetris game that transforms into a robot, a bird, and back again. Brilliant! +30   

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Hold the Onions and Pass the SKETchup

Urban Pop artist Sket One has created a variety of condiments for summertime barbecuing fun,…and beyond. Check out Sket One’s awesome work at his website and online store – http://www.sket-one.com/gallery, http://sketone.storenvy.com/. We know you’ll be saying, “Hold the onions and more »

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Toyheels

These shoes weren’t made for walking…but they’re sure to grab some attention. +6-4   

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