The Inside World of Furniture

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Whether you need to sit, eat, put stuff away, set stuff down, work, sleep, or go to Narnia, then furniture is absolutely essential for your day to day living. After all, without furniture, we’d just carry on our daily lives in empty rooms with only the floor to conduct our activities on, which is neither comfortable or practical. Even our Neolithic cave dwelling ancestors couldn’t live without furniture 30,000 years ago and they survived without agriculture. Sure the earliest furniture pieces were made from wood, bone, and stone, and no Stone Age pieces exist. But they did depict figures in chairs, according to archaeological evidence. The Neolithic village of Skara Brae in Scotland’s Orkney Islands contains some of the oldest surviving furniture with each house equipped with stone cupboards, beds, dressers, shelves, seats, and even limpet tanks. If they had stone electronics, appliances, and foot motion cars, you’d almost think these people lived like the Flintstones. More complex techniques such as joinery first appear in the early dynastic period of Ancient Egypt with mostly wooden pieces, some decorated precious metals and ivory. Ancient Greece and Rome followed suit with the klinai, a multipurpose couch you can eat, relax, and sleep in. Go into a furniture store today and you’ll find all kinds of styles and in many materials. Home furniture usually consists of wood and upholstery (save for beds which can be wood or metal). Office furniture is normally composed of metal and plastic. Then there’s IKEA furniture which can be made from anything though you’d have to put it together yourself. Still, as with anything else, you’ll find some odd pieces here and there which is where I come in. So for your reading pleasure, I give you an assortment of unique furniture you wouldn’t find in a store, including IKEA. Enjoy.

  1. How about a chair that branches out?

Sure it looks as if it was cut off straight from a tree with its bark shaved off. But come on, do you think it was really made that way?

2. May you have a seat in this little teacup.

It’s a teacup chair you can sit in. The handle is on top. Wonder if you can lift it like that. Maybe if you’re a giant.

3. You might have a swinging good time if you sat at this table during a meeting.

Yes, it sure looks fun since the chairs are all swings. And the swings are in all different colors.

4. A strung up bed doesn’t touch the floor.

However, don’t weigh it down much that the ropes snap. Though the look quite delicate to me in this picture.

5. Now your little girl can have her own loft bed and playhouse.

Resembles a quaint little cottage. Has a bed on top and some cushions on the bottom.

6. This china cabinet appears slightly askew.

Well, it certainly has a strong personality. Though it was carved slightly lopsided like that.

7. This couch comes with some extra padding.

Just rest your back on the cushions on this one. Maybe that’s a little high for a couch.

8. A hotdog couch is perfect for any indoor barbecue.

Comprises of a bun couch with a hotdog cushion along with tomato and cucumber slice pillows. Great tasty fun if you want to kick back and relax.

9. Finally a mattress specifically made for any sleeper’s needs.

Okay, maybe not since it’s in the form of a side sleeper. But you’d have to admire the creativity on this.

10. No living room is complete without an overhead bookcase.

Includes a ladder you can use to find books and lights to read them. You can even put houseplants on top.

11. Check out this flowery chair.

Kind of resembles a morning glory. Wonder what sitting on it feels like.

12. Seems like someone had an accident on this table.

Actually, that spill is made from wood attached to it. But yes, it certainly seems like a mess.

13. How about you kick back and relax in this burger chair?

Includes a bun frame, a burger cushion, and pickle and tomato slice pillows. Goes with the hotdog couch.

14. Perhaps you can make your own bathroom shelf.

This is hung from a towel rack with shower hooks. Yet, holds what you need.

15. For young recruits, boot camp starts at an early age.

If your son likes Vietnam War movies, this is the bed for him. Even has a ladder, porch, and slide.

16. Not sure whether to call this flowery or geometric.

Sure it has a flowery shape on the top. But its stand is a silver ring.

17. Try solving this Rubik’s Cube.

Actually you can’t since the jumbled blocks have drawers. But you can put your clothes in it.

18. You’d think this chair was all folded.

Well, at least the fabric is. Not sure how you can sit on this one.

19. A cabinet like this can make a rather interesting conversation piece.

Yes, it doesn’t look very practical. Unless you live on Middle Earth. Though it’s quite interesting to see that I couldn’t ignore it.

20. You might find your inner piece in this chair.

Yes, it’s in an Indian style. And yes, it has human legs and hands. Not sure what the hand signs stand for.

21. Someone must’ve recycled some very large guitar to make this table.

Actually that’s not the case. But if you have a rocking living room, it’s a must have.

22. How about a cassette coffee table in your living room?

For my younger viewers, before we had CDs and MP3 players, we used to listen to music on these things. Ask anyone who grew up during the 1980s and 1990s.

23. You’d almost think this table was made from work shop scraps.

And in a way it seems to be. But it does make a wonderful art piece, doesn’t it? Also got a lot of legs.

24. There’s nothing more cozy than a nest bed.

Basically consists of a bird’s nest frame with pillows resembling eggs. Makes you want to go straight to sleep.

25. In this bed, your little one can now sleep in a box.

Even has some openings to get in and out as well as a couple of windows. Also has wallpaper inside.

26. A large hollow tree trunk should make adequate chair arms.

Okay, they’re kind of assembled. But they certainly seem fit for a rustic cabin or lodge.

27. You’ll find this couch a bit up a wall, so to speak.

Yes, it’s a couch. Sure it you may not be able to sit on one of its sides. But it’s a couch.

28. I now introduce you to the ultimate book lover’s chair.

It’s practically surrounded by books on the edges. So you can spend hours reading Harry Potter.

29. If you love bacon, then you can’t resist having this for a breakfast table.

Not sure why they have to have bacon stuff. But at least it doesn’t smell like it. I hope.

30. You can easily roll up this chair any time.

Yes, it resembles Dr. Seuss patio furniture. But it’ll certainly look great anywhere.

31. You’d almost be on hand and foot in this chair.

It’s a wooden chair with a hand seat and a foot stand. Great for Halloween. Too creepy for anything else.

32. You’ll have books all around on this chair.

At least it has all your books where you want them. It’s a book lover’s dream.

33. You’d almost think this table was dripping.

You’d almost think it was made from paint. But that’s actually plastic.

34. Any kid would certainly monkey around in this jungle bunk bed.

Includes a house, a ladder, and trees. Bet the little monkey goes on the top.

35. You can always hang around in a hammock on the porch.

You can even have all your friends on this hammock couch if you want to. But hope the ropes don’t snap.

36. Any evil overlord would die for this wicked chair.

Yes, it’s certainly a throne a villain would love. Still, got to like the spikes.

37. You can always cuddle up in a baked potato bean bag chair.

It’s even filled with sour cream and chives. The butter pillow is great.

38. This playhouse bed is a little girl’s dream.

Sure it’s another playhouse bed. But it’s in vibrant colors as well as has shutters and stairs.

39. This armchair is all wiry.

I don’t think this chair is made for sitting. Looks too delicate and uncomfortable.

40. You’d almost think this chair sprouted from the ground.

It’s supposed to look that way. But come on, no tree grows like that.

41. This chair is all legs.

I know what you’re thinking. And yes, it’s sick. The high heels really don’t help.

42. In this bed you can wake up in the trees.

Makes you feel like you’re in an enchanted forest. Even if it’s just your bedroom. But at least you’ll run no risk of contracting Lyme Disease.

43. For patio furniture, may I recommend a grassy couch?

Though you might not want to sit on it in the morning. Or after it rains. Or at night. Or after mowing the lawn.

44. Hope this couch can give you a hand.

Okay, the couch consists of large hand cushions. Yes, it’s creepy and the color is atrocious. But it’s unique so it goes on the post.

45. A scorpion chair will always impress.

I’m sure this is a perfect armchair for a supervillain. Looks really sinister.

46. A car front table is stylish for any retro living room.

There’s a line of furniture made out of car parts. This uses the front of a Rolls Royce.

47. Bet you’ve never seen this rocking chair.

It’s a rocking chair wheel. More of a modern concept design. Yeah, I know. Doesn’t look quite right.

48. This bench is getting really unraveled.

Yes, it’s an art piece. Because of course, you wouldn’t sit on the thing. If you saw a bench like this in a park, you’d wonder if you’re on acid.

49. You’d almost think this chair was full of spikes.

Not a chair you’d want at your dinner table. But very interesting to see nonetheless.

50. You’d almost think this dresser was her friend.

Sure it can only hold her things. But it’s nevertheless adorable with its arms and legs. Wait a minute.

51. You’ll totally rave about this woolen stool.

Well, it’s a ball of yarn with legs that’s a stool. Keep it away from cats.

52. An office should always have desk that’s a fish tank.

Great for waiting rooms, especially dental offices. Then again, maybe not.

53. You’d be amazed with this rose on this chair back.

Though I’m not sure if that would fit in my living room. But the red rose is incredibly gorgeous.

54. This wicker couch will give you wonderful shade outdoors.

Wouldn’t mind having this in my patio. Yet, the top has a giant wooden spike.

55. This dragon throne would make anyone look like a badass.

Game of Thrones fans must be reeling at this one. Perfect for any Mother of Dragons.

56. This red car desk is a real show on the road.

Perfect for any mechanic’s office or auto dealership. I’m sure anyone would like the shiny red hood.

57. Heard of a VW microbus? How about a VW pool table?

Though it kind of looks pretty lame so to speak. Also, I’m not a fan of pool either.

58. You’d feel you fall asleep in the forest in this bed.

Well, it’s more of a fantasy scape. But it has a large trunk at the base with lily pad steps.

59. You can never take your eyes off this rosy chair.

Has a green frame and rose cushions with leafy arms. So pretty.

60. How about a couch with its own lights?

Yes, it’s a rather weird design. But a reader will surely enjoy it. If they’re not keen on aesthetics.

61. If you like swimming with the sharks, you might want this bed.

Well, it has the shark on the bottom. Sure it looks awesome. But is probably expensive as hell.

62. A cutlery chair is perfect for any dining room.

Has a spoon seat and a fork back. Goes with a plate table with knife legs.

63. Any car girl would adore a pink Cadillac bed.

Yes, you’re a fan of Grease, you will want this bed. Though it’s not meant for beauty school dropouts.

64. This is a horned throne that Satan could love.

Yes, you can totally see Satan sitting on this nice leather chair in the fiery ravages of Hell. After all, the horns are especially quite wicked.

65. Any outdoorsy kid would relish in sleeping under a tent.

But at least you don’t have to brave the elements, animals, or the mosquitoes. Has a shade opening and white balls hanging from the roof.

66. Any little girl would enjoy sleeping in this quaint cottage.

Yes, it’s another playhouse bed. But it has drawer steps and flower baskets. So pretty.

67. Sit in this chair and you’ll have a library on the side.

Well, the shelf is on the side. And the chair looks really comfy.

68. A Swan Princess just has to sleep in this swan bed.

I actually saw this one at Maymont a couple years ago. There’s also a vanity and chair made out of narwhal horn.

69. I’m sure some people fantasize sleeping in the bed of a truck.

Okay, it’s a truck bed you can sleep in. But at least you don’t have to worry about rolling over.

70. Perhaps you can sit and rest easy in this wooden hanger chair.

You’d almost think this would be appropriate for a chiropractor’s office. Yes, hangers can certainly pass for vertabrae.

71. Seems like this bookcase is a bit lopsided.

Don’t worry, it was constructed that way. Also, it has legs to keep it standing.

72. Outside you can seat yourself on a moss covered stool.

Then again, it could be grass. Don’t know the difference between the two sometimes.

73. You can really spell it out on these Scrabble couches.

Like how the tiles are pillows. And each couch resembles a tile slot.

74. Apparently, this vanity really wants to make an impression.

Has a rather whimsical quality to it. Like how they used books balance the legs.

75. A real snake would surely enjoy this cobra chair.

I’m sure you’d find this at Uncle Monty’s place. Too bad he died to the dismay of the Baudelaire orphans in The Reptile Room.

76. How about a car sofa for two?

Seems like it’s a Volkswagen bug with two seats. And yes, it’s attached to the wall.

77. You can have a colorful chair with pom poms.

Well, certainly makes a colorful addition. Wouldn’t mind having this in my house.

78. You’d always find your type with these kinds of stools.

Yes, it’s set up like a typewriter. But you won’t see any letters on the brick wall if you sit on them.

79. Keep your books neat and tidy on this teacup shelf.

Each shelf is a teacup stacked on another. A cute addition for any little girl’s room.

80. This looks like a job for Bookman!

Yes, it’s a bookshelf guy. Not sure how I could put it in a living room.

81. You can feel like royalty sitting in this zebra throne.

Aren’t zebras supposed to be endangered? Then again, this is probably an old chair. Like the plume.

82. Someone must’ve done something to this chest of drawers.

Actually, it’s designed that way as an art piece. So you can’t put your clothes in it.

83. Any Gladiator fan would want to sit on this Coliseum seat.

Okay, it looks pretty cheap as an Ancient Roman merch rip off. But it sure appears comfy.

84. This chaise seems to have a whole world spilling from it.

Wouldn’t want to be one of the tiny people living on this piece. Though it’s pretty impressive.

85. Perhaps you might want fries with this bed.

Well, this consist of fry pillows you can put in the back. Though I don’t think they’re very comfortable.

86. You can hold lots of things on this tree shelf.

Sure it may not hold a lot of stuff. But it certainly has a whimsical quality to it.

87. You can have lots of fun in this book bed.

Well, the bed is on one side. The drawing figures are on the other below the comforter.

88. You can have your own table without legs.

Resembles a floating table you’d find at a haunted house. Great for Halloween.

89. You’d think this bed is a real rollercoaster.

Yes, this is a long bed. Not sure how you sleep on it. Not sure if I want to know.

90. A little princess has to sleep in her own fairy tale castle.

Sure it’s all pretty in pink. But what little princess wouldn’t want to it in their castle?

91. You’d almost think these chairs are part of the table.

I’m sure this is more of an art piece than actual furniture. But somehow I just want to sit on one of the chairs to see what it’s like.

92. Check out the feet on this bedside table.

Now that’s tacky as hell. I mean why should its feet consist of feet in high heeled shoes? Why?

93. You’d almost think a beaver did a number on this chest of drawers.

Don’t worry. It’s an art piece. But this little girl loves posing with it.

94. There are no bones about this skeletal chair.

Weird how they have skulls on the seat. Perfect for Halloween but incredibly creepy.

95. You might just turn a new leaf in this chair.

Seems like a chair you’d put in a daycare center. But it certainly has its charm.

96. There’s nothing more romantic like sleeping on a gondola.

So it’s a gondola couch but same rule applies. Even has its own umbrella.

97. These dining chairs are always together.

After all, they’re a couple at a fancy dress ball. And no, you can’t sit on them.

98. You’d definitely find these chairs quite eggscellent.

Yes, these are egg chairs. And no you can’t scramble them and sit on them over easy. Egg tables included.

99. Kick back your feet on this ice cream sandwich ottoman.

At least it won’t melt when it gets warm. Also, has fine cushioning for your desires.

100. You’ll be happy as a clam in this shell bed.

Yes, you can sleep like you’re a mermaid in the ocean. Except you’ll breathe air and not get wet.

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The Culinary World of Kitchen Things

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Look in any kitchen and you’re bound to find an array of pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other appliances kept in the cupboards. Of course, many of these exist for making various different kinds of food. Yes, I know cooking can be so complicated sometimes. But tune in to TV and you’ll find at least someone advertising the latest kitchen gadget to make preparing food easier. Same goes when you shop at a store. Nevertheless, whenever you need some kitchen gear, it’s best that you shop for stuff that can be used on as many kinds of food as possible. Or on food you cook the most. Because all that kitchen stuff takes up cupboard space as well as have to be washed. And some of that crap may just not be dishwasher safe. Still, among all those essential kitchen tools, gadgets, and appliances, you’ll come to some contraptions that seem to stand out. Some may be weird gadgets that might make your life easier. Some of them may look utterly ridiculous. And some may have a kind of novelty feel to them. But that’s where I come in. So for your reading pleasure, I give you a glimpse into the culinary world of kitchen crap. Enjoy.

  1. Keep track of your eggs with this egg minder.

This is an egg tray that syncs to your smart phone to tell you how many eggs you have and when they’re going bad. However, with this you’ll never be scrambled over your eggs again.

2. Why use a knife when you have the one-click butter cutter?

Just stick the butter in this contraption, press it over your bread, and you’re done. Easy.

3. With this toaster, you can now get your breakfast in one place.

This toaster is equipped with 4 slots and 2 sets of fryers for egg and ham. Now you don’t have to go between the toaster and stove.

4. Pasta knuckles can determine how much spaghetti you’ll need.

Yes, now you can use knuckles to measure pasta. However, these won’t help you in a fight.

5. There’s a Nessie in my soup.

This Loch Ness Monster soup ladle will create an unforgettable impression. And it even has feet to stand on.

6. In the future, even your liquid measuring cup will eventually go digital.

Includes a digital display to let you know how much is in it. Still, I hope this is waterproof so you can wash it.

7. A taco truck holder is a must for Taco Tuesday.

Now you don’t have to worry about falling tacos again. Though they’re likely to fall apart when you eat them.

8. Portion control pasta baskets only lets you cook with what you need.

Comes in a set of 4. Great for those who can’t seem to agree what kind of pasta to eat. Seriously, pasta is pasta. No matter its shape, its composition is always the same.

9. With this handle you can now pour milk straight from the carton.

Though buying milk by the gallon jug makes much more sense. Besides, they already have handles.

10. These clip on can drainers help get the water out of the can.

Such an amazingly simple device. Though it sometimes looks rather silly. Still, it’s probably essential for some.

11. A clip-on spoon rest will always come in handy.

Just put the clip on the pot and use it to hold your spoon, spatula, or other utensil. Available in many different colors.

12. With this corn scraper, you can have those kernels straight from the cob.

Though most of the time, eating the corn off the cob is preferable. Still, great if you have kids.

13. Never angst about removing strawberry stems and leaves with this huller.

Yeah, I know what it kind of looks like. But it is what it is. And in bright red, too.

14. A double dough rolling pin consists of two rollers for the price of one.

So how are we supposed to roll dough with this. At least a regular rolling pin has handles.

15. Making veggie pasta is always easy with this slicer cone.

Put the veggies in and turn it around until it’s all spirals. Wonder if it can do much else.

16. Be a badass in the kitchen with these shark oven mitts.

Because nothing makes you look badass like having a shark bite off your hand. Available in black and gray.

17. Now you can sharpen your carrots like you sharpen your pencil.

Yes, it’s a giant pencil sharpener for carrots. Don’t ask me why it exists. But it gets the job done.

18. A digital mixing bowl helps you make a cake in the future.

Interestingly, it’s called Smart Mix and comes with a spoon. Hope the timer tells me how long I need to stir and how many times.

19. This cherry chomper will be happy to take your pits.

Yes, I know these already exist. But come on, depicting a smiley face on one is kind of disturbing.

20. Always have ice nearby with this portable ice maker.

Though to be fair, a lot of refrigerators already come with ice makers built in them. So I don’t see why it’s necessary.

21. The juicer bottle is a 1-8 multifunctional kitchen tool.

Comes with all kinds of kitchen tools in a convenient storage arrangement. Wouldn’t mind having this.

22. Even a cutting board should come with a few drawers.

Well, at least that’s convenient. But it only seems to fit 3 at a time. Maybe it has 6 though I doubt it.

23. The oil butter baster makes spreading way easier.

Because it allows you to baste your food without having to dip a brush in something. Great for Thanksgiving.

24. With this pizza cutter, you no longer have to peddle around.

Yes, it’s a bike pizza cutter. Don’t ask me how it got made. But it looks kind of cool.

25. Why risk making a mess when you have these pouring spouts?

Man, these would be perfect for me. After all, though I usually try to avoid making a mess, I sometimes have the occasional accident.

26. A steamship lid always lets out the vapor in tip top shape.

And you can see one of these in action. Available in 3 different sizes and 3 different colors.

27. Mix Stix can always make music in the kitchen with the pots and pans.

They consist of wooden spoons on one end and drum sticks on the other. Great for any kitchen made drum set.

28. Trouble cutting bread? Might need a bread saw.

Because sawing bread should just be like sawing logs. Actually most knife sets come with a bread knife, anyway.

29. With these oven mitts, you’ll always be ready to rock when the timer rings.

Yes, these exist. I don’t know what gave someone the idea to make them. But it’s likely people will buy it.

30. Have your cans open in no time with this toucan can opener.

Or should I say a Toucan Opener? Well, the bird has a very long beak.

31. A knife rack should always create a heroic impression.

And that’s why this one has a guy wielding a sword with knives in his shield. Makes a great conversation piece.

32. In Japan, a man is a samurai in his own kitchen.

So why they treat their kitchen knives the same way as their katanas. Okay, I’m kidding but this samurai knife rack does exist.

33. With this device, coring a pineapple has never been easier.

And here you see the pineapple corer in action. And yes, it removes the core in a corkscrew motion.

34. An adjustable measuring cup will help you check the amount you need.

Because why use multiple cups when you can measure all your liquids at once? Made by Oxo.

35. This non-contact thermometer pen always gives the temperature.

Available in orange so you can see it. Another device I wouldn’t mind having.

36. I call this one the alli-grator.

You can grate cheese on this while holding it over the pizza. Its jaws even make a grippable handle.

37.  When making guacamole, you can’t go without this avocado slicer.

Of course, there are quite a few avocado slicers around. But this one peels it, takes the seed out, and cuts through the pulp.

38. A hollow knife set is just as good as any.

This knife set has layers akin to a nesting doll. But despite being made from silicon, they’re just as sharp.

39. Bear oven mitts are always essential in any den.

Though I guess real bear dens don’t have a kitchen. But these look awesome.

40. A citrus reamer will unleash any juice from the hardest fruits.

Kind of reminds me of some high class club. Still, looking at it alone, I wouldn’t really know what it’s for.

41. Funbite food cutters make any lunch time fun.

Now you can cut up any kiddie sandwich into delightfully bite size pieces. Comes in many configurations.

42. There’s nothing cuter in the kitchen than a duck can opener.

Yes, this is a can opener with a duck on it. Don’t ask me why it exists. Ducks should be more reserved for bath time.

43. Now this has to be a real pot holder.

If you know anyone who owns this, you might want to think twice before eating their brownies. Also, I don’t think their “tomato” plants have any tomatoes on them.

44. Your ice tongs should always contain mittens.

Sure the mittens may not serve such purpose. But they do have a certain charm to them.

45. A real lumberjack cuts pizza with an ax.

Well, this is a real ax to grind. Still, have to remind you it’s used for cutting pizza, not trees.

46. These gloves let you wash dishes like a real rocker.

Even better that they’re in pink depicting tattoos. Though one pair of gloves is as good as any.

47. A knife sharpener should always have some teeth to it.

Though I do think a shark knife sharpener is quite fitting. Hope it makes the kitchen knives razor sharp.

48. Now that’s an interesting kitchen knife holder.

Yes, it has a guy stuck to a knife throwing wheel. Yes, I know you’d have a sick mind to own that. And yes, I think it’s kind of funny.

49. A Pac-Man oven mitt can always stand the heat.

Great for anyone who likes baking and old-time video games from the 1980s. Though it won’t help you through a maze.

50. Some may need this knife rack like they need a hole in the head.

I know only Hannibal Lecter would own a knife rack like this. But I couldn’t pass this one up.

51. You can peel potatoes with the turn of a crank.

Well, that’s an ingenious way to peel veggies. Though perhaps a regular peeler can get the job done better.

52. Nothing starts your morning like a medieval coffee maker.

Okay, they didn’t have coffee in the Middle Ages. Yet, I think this will be perfect for any torture chamber or dungeon.

53. Cutting through pizza should be as simple as sawing wood.

So it’s no wonder there’s a power saw pizza cutter. Not sure if it’s safe to operate though.

54. Why roast marshmallows when you can use this in the microwave?

Yes, this is for smores. Still, wouldn’t mind having this. Wonder if you can use it with other sandwiches.

55. Bunny mixers always make cooking fun.

Each one comes with a digital display and bunny handles. Nevertheless, so cute.

56. Condiment guns are always handy at barbecues.

Comes with 2 canisters for ketchup and mustard. Wonder if they have ones for horse radish and mayonnaise.

57. With this ring, you can always know how much pasta you need.

Sure it’s not as fun as the knuckles. But it’s nonetheless convenient.

58. Store your dinner cutlery on this handy dinner boat.

Crazy enough, it resembles a boat. Though it might only hold enough for a setting or two.

59. This banana slicer seems rather appealing.

Though looking at this, you wouldn’t know it’s a banana slicer. Seems more like a large paper clip.

60. Presenting the ultimate vegetable slicer and dicer.

Comes with so many components for all your salad needs. Yet, you’re probably better off with a conventional mandolin.

61. It’s always easy to chop anything on a file folder.

Though the board is made from silicon. Still, think it’s kind of clever. Wouldn’t mind having this.

62. If you need to baste anything, this highlighter is all you need.

Though this one is using fruit at the moment. Still, don’t use it to highlight special passages in books. It’s a kitchen tool.

63. With this briefcase, grating is taking care of business.

Well, at least it has a nice handle to it that makes it easy to use. Also, its design is quite simple.

64. Your kitchen can’t go wrong with a bouquet of measuring spoons.

When you’re cooking these are used for measuring things. When not, they’re just for decoration.

65. There’s nothing more manly than a cutting board with a small ax.

Not sure if you can detach the ax. But at least it gives anyone in the kitchen a smooth surface.

66. Should you get a rolling pin, have one good at measuring dough.

Even has little adjusters in order to help you. Yet, I’m not sure how they fit on the pin.

67. Sometimes a serated knife can use a little bent.

This one is used to get certain things out of peppers. Still, sure wouldn’t want to wash that.

68. A smart coffee machine always has your brew when you need it.

A smart coffee maker, now I’ve seen everything. Even comes with an app you put on your smart phone.

69. With this spray top, you can now make a room smell like anything.

After all, why use chemicals to freshen up a room when you can use the fruit in your home? It’s cheaper.

70. Introducing Jumping Jack salad tongs.

Yes, it resembles a pair of legs sticking out of a salad. But it’s kind of the point. I know some will desire an explanation.

71. These kitchen tools make cooking fun.

I think these might be for kids. But they’re in bright colors with arms and legs. So strangely delightful.

72. Lid Sid can always hold it over the pot.

Yes, I know what it looks like. But you can basically use Lid Sid to hold up anything, especially in the kitchen.

73. This contraption sharpens knives like magic.

So what if it depicts a woman in a box being sawed in half? It’s just a magic trick illusion. Still, this is sick.

74. With this board, you can chop onions like a real psycho killer.

I’m sure Alfred Hitchcock will be quite pleased with this. Though best not use it in the shower.

75. You can make any kind of noodles with this pasta maker.

Well, you have to hand it to modern technology. Though I guess spaghetti is the easiest for this one.

76. You have the electric kettle and then there’s a smart kettle.

And you can monitor the water in it with your smart phone. Isn’t modern technology great?

77. Get your veggies cut with Spiral Flex.

You can just turn the crank and watch the cucumber be reduced to shreds. Seems quite handy.

78. You can show all the chopping moves with this DJ cutting board.

Well, it’s a different kind of counter top. Doesn’t play music but it’s good enough.

79. A pancake pen gives you loads of breakfast time fun.

Now you can create lots of shapes on the griddle with pancake batter. This one is shaped like a crayon.

80. This robot nutcracker is at your service.

Okay, it’s just a regular nutcracker that looks like a robot. But it’s nevertheless adorable.

81. Serve your dishes with this dustbin tray.

Yes, this is a tray. And yes, it’s for food. I know what you’d think of that.

82. Clothes pin chopsticks are great with Chinese food.

Wonder if it’s easier to hold than regular chopsticks. Because I’m not good eating with them.

83. This Swiss Army Knife set keeps all your measuring spoons in place.

Could really use this. Just flip through to get the spoon you need. Love it.

84. I’m sure a gnome timer will ring whenever your food is ready.

Well, it’s a gnome snow globe. Yes, I know it’s tacky. But garden gnomes have their fans.

85. The towel-a-matic dispenser is at your service.

Of course, a regular paper towel dispenser is just as good. Can’t see why that has to be automated.

86. With a robotic stirrer, you don’t need any hands.

So if you’re tired of stirring your food, this is for you. Wonder if this actually works.

87. Fork? Chopsticks? Or both?

Because why should you have to choose when you eat Chinese food? Though I’d usually go with fork.

88. Shave off corn of the cob with this donut device.

This one at least has a dish to catch the kernels. Yet, best to eat it off the cob.

89. Someone must’ve had a little accident.

Actually it’s a cutting board that resembles a pool of blood. But yes, I know why people would be freaked out.

90. This rocker makes pouring from jugs easier.

After all, a full jug is pretty heavy. So I hope this puts you at ease.

91. Nothing brings the party like a disco ball tumbler set.

No, these aren’t remnants from the 1970s. These are real. But they’re tacky nonetheless.

92. Keep your hands safe with farfalloni pot holders.

These are made from silicone by the way. Wouldn’t mind having them though.

93. Slicing pizza should be as easy as cutting with scissors.

Pizza cutters are normally round. But this one isn’t. Still, wouldn’t mind having this.

94. Now you can have literal beer goggles.

Well, these aren’t the beer goggles you’re thinking about. Sure they’re not useful but they’er quite funny.

95. You can always count on this cube timer.

Not sure how this work. But I kind of like it. Probably has some digital technology to it.

96. From what I see on the oven mitt, someone likes what’s in the oven.

It’s a Facebook Like mitt. Made possible by the impact of social media.

97. These dish gloves have memorable faces.

Well, hand puppet gloves. Handy for distracting yourself when doing the dishes.

98. These salad tongs seem really precise.

These tongs consist of large arrows. Great for grabbing salad and indicating where it is.

99. This pot comes with its own strainer.

These pots would be handy for cooking pasta. Comes in orange and purple.

100. Need to peel veggies? Try this rotary peeler.

Yes, they resemble paper weights. But they’re peelers. Keep them away from children.

The Cushiony World of Pillows

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Whether it is to support your head while sleeping or make the couch look good, pillows are a common feature in any home with a bed and living room furniture. Though the ones we see are normally comprised of fabric envelope containing soft stuffing, some cultures have pillows made from wood or stone. Of course, the latter is due to standards of comfort, affordability, material availability. For instance, old Chinese pillows could be made of bamboo, jade, porcelain, wood, ceramic, and bronze. And they mostly didn’t resemble the pillows we’re used to. Now pillows have been around since 7,000 BCE in ancient Mesopotamia. Yet, only the wealthy used pillows which also served as a status symbol. The richer someone was, the more they owned. Aside from providing comfort to the head, they were also used to keep insects out of people’s hair, mouth, nose, and ears while sleeping. In ancient Egypt, wooden and stone pillows were mainly used for the deceased. As for softer pillows, well, they could be stuffed with reeds, feathers, or straw. Today, you’re more likely to find fillers of cotton stuffing, foam, synthetic fibers, latex, or down. As you see above, pillows can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, especially the decorative variety. And that’s where I come in. Some of the ones you’ll see will have a decorative case. Others, a unique shape. So for your reading pleasure, I give you a glimpse into the diverse world of cushiony pillows.

  1. “Life without music would B flat.”

You can say the same for a pillow without stuffing. But who am I kidding?

2. A pillow with peacock feathers should always sparkle.

Well, this is certainly dazzling. Wouldn’t look great on a brown living room couch though.

3. This little unicorn pillow can always make you smile.

It’s even shaped like a unicorn head with a white mane. So adorable.

4. These cushions are perfect for an autumn sofa.

Includes 2 leaves, an acorn, and a pumpkin. Known to give a rustic touch.

5. Nothing gets your couch in the mood for movie night like these pillows.

Sure they may not be as colorful as some of the ones I show. But they’ll do when watching TCM.

6. There’s nothing more peaceful than a quaint country street.

You can tell it’s in the countryside since you find a few sheep near the tree. So lovely.

7. A desert house should always have cacti cushions.

Yet, don’t expect to find any flowers on these. But at least none of them have needles.

8. How about a few macaroons on your couch?

Well, at least they come in several different colors. Hope you’re into pastels.

9. These Oreo pillows are easily stackable.

Sure they may not have any creamy filling in between. But they don’t look half bad.

10. A pineapple pillow has a tropical flair.

And here is a pillow that actually resembles a pineapple. Yet, unlike the real thing, it won’t get rotten after a while.

11. Now that has to be a rather fancy trailer.

Yes, it’s another fancy pillow. Then again, this looks more like a camper than a trailer.

12. This couch cushion comes with all the jewels.

Kind of reminds me of the stuff you’d see on my jewelry post. Not sure if any of the decor is upcycled pieces though.

13. You wouldn’t want to have this pillow in the water.

Seems like sharks have become popular lately. Makes me wonder why. But I think this design is quite charming.

14. “You keep me searching for a heart of gold.”

I guess this is a perfect pillow for any fan of Neil Young. Though you’d be gettin’ old.

15. You’d almost swear this cushion came painted.

I guess it’s a copy of some famous painting. Nevertheless, seems to be a true masterpiece.

16. With these pillows, you can get lost under the sea.

Includes angel fish, starfish, and a sea turtle. And they all come finely painted.

17. Perfume bottle pillows are always high class.

The middle pillow has golden sequins and is made for a true queen. Though the bottle pillows also look nice.

18. Are your sure these are pillows?

Yes, these definitely are without a doubt. They just have a rather unconventional design.

19. With these pillows, the snow capped mountains are in the comforts of your home.

Even includes an evergreen tree. Nevertheless, each mountain pillow comes with 2 peaks to form a range.

20. Might want to check this handbook for the recently deceased.

I’m just kidding about that one. It’s actually a pillow with a book title making you scratch your head.

21. Nothing befits a boat cabin like this nautical cushion.

This one even comes with robe and a pink striped life preserver. Hope it makes guests feel welcome aboard.

22. Deer skin cushions are perfect for any hunting lodge.

Don’t tell me these are made by the skins of fawns shot out of season. Because that’s probably illegal under Pennsylvania state law.

23. Floral beadwork can always impress.

And here we have 3 beaded hibiscus flowers. Like the blue and white one the best.

24. With these floral pillows, the spring flowers are a work of art.

a lot of these appear painted. But each is quite lovely in its own way.

25. Now this little tree is teeming with beautiful red leaves.

Here we have another painted cushion. Not sure if it’s derived from a copy or an original. And in the end, it doesn’t matter much.

26. “Donut Worry. Be Happy.”

And I see that a fried pastry with sprinkles and icing can make anyone’s day. Still, this is clever.

27. It’s not a fiesta without some colorful saguaro cacti.

Come in 4 Mexican style patterns reminding you of the desert. All come with trim.

28. Painted posies always brighten one’s day.

Especially if you can rest your head on them. Still, these are pretty.

29. Starfish and sponges always go well on an easy chair.

Well, they seem quite quaint on a chair. Wouldn’t mind having these.

30. Looks like this pillow’s been out a few times.

Kind of reminds you of the due date list you find in a library book. Yet, this one seems to have all kinds of stamps.

31. How about a cushioned felt hydrangea?

These felt flowers are quite pretty. And love how the pillow is purple as well.

32. Hope you can smile for these cameras.

Still, the cameras may seem a bit old fashioned. But there’s something whimsical about them.

33. You see, bears can find love in the woods.

Yes, but when its all over, the male bear will leave. And the female will give birth during hibernation. Oh, and male bears can kill cubs.

34. A pair of antlers can always come with a few flowers.

Now this is a pillow of beauty. Love the flowers. Wouldn’t mind having this.

35. You’d almost take this pillow for a marble block.

However, you wouldn’t want to carve anything on it. Still, better suited for rain than actual marble.

36. If you liked Birds of North America, then get a hold of these pillow cushions.

They even come in several different colors, too. Though this mostly consists of flying birds on trees.

37. A Victorian pillow should be endowed with flowers and lace.

Though if it’s real, I’d be real delicate with it. Also, wouldn’t want to lay my head on it either.

38. Have one of those crocheted blankets? Well, here are some pillows to match.

Sure they may have smaller squares. But each is unique in its own way.

39. Who can’t resist these two otters holding hands?

Because who doesn’t love otters? Seriously, these animals are adorable.

40. Guess this pillow’s the real ticket.

Though it’s an old-fashioned movie ticket. Yet, hope you can enjoy the show.

41. Feast your eyes on this forest mountain scene.

Guess this is of someplace in the West. Given the tall evergreens and the majestic mountains.

42. A golden peacock always belongs on peacock blue.

Well, peacocks are resplendent creatures. And yes, gold surely suits this one.

43. With these heart pillows, what’s not to love?

After all, hearts can always bring smiles. But these seem more suited for Valentine’s Day.

44. As we all know, the blasters in Star Wars sound like this.

Though if a Storm Trooper is firing one, it won’t hit anything. Because they’re all terrible shots.

45. This smiling egg comes sunny side up.

Though this pillow belongs more on your couch than your plate. But it’s adorable.

46. A seahorse pillow always has its tail curled.

Well, on its back anyway. But I’m sure nobody could resist. So cute.

47. A striped cushion can always boast beautiful flowers.

Have to admire the flowers on this. Love the colors and how they go with the black and white stripes.

48. A fancy pillow should always have a painted flower bouquet.

Yes, it’s another one of those old-fashioned looking pillows. No, I don’t think it’s for your head.

49. These tie dye pillows are where it’s at.

Though owning one of these might lead people to believe you might possess a variant of brown acid. Also, possibly smoke pot.

50. Pancake and butter pillows are part of a complete breakfast.

Though they work well when one’s stacked on top of another. Though don’t put syrup on these.

51. A watermelon pillow can always refresh.

Though I think the slice should be smaller and the half should be bigger. Makes more sense that way.

52. “I donut care.”

Well, that’s pretty clever. Like how the donut has a bite in it. Yes, it’s another pun inspired donut pillow.

53. These princess pillows will bring you royal comfort.

Sure they’re kind of minimalistic with circles and a crown. But they’re adorable.

54. The honey badger is always king.

Because we all know that the honey badger don’t care. Yes, these are very tough animals who will stop at nothing to get what they want.

55. With lashes, you should always have a pair.

And you can say the same for these pillows. Make sure they’re the same thickness though.

56. These pillows go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Sure enough these are pillows of bread slices with peanut butter and jelly. Put them together and you have a sandwich.

57. Would you want fries with that?

Don’t think you can lay your head on these. But at least they come with their own case.

58. Apparently, Godzilla is older than I thought.

Yes, this is Godzilla in an old Japanese tidal wave painting. And yes, there’s a strange awesomeness behind it.

59. How about a smore?

Doesn’t hurt if it has a smile on its face. So adorable. I’m sure anyone would want to eat this one up.

60. Fuzzy pillows are always the best.

Each one comes in a different color. Seem like the outside was made from a truffle tree.

61. I suppose one can’t do without these Batman pillows.

Includes Batman, Robin, Alfred, and the Joker. A must have for any Batman fan.

62. “Come to the nerd side. We have π.”

Yes, they always try to hook you with the mathematics. And then it all comes downhill from there.

63. “I’m kind of a big dill.”

Well, it is a dill pickle. So in a way, it is a big dill. Nevertheless, it’s kind of clever.

64. Hope this pillow will give you direction.

Well, the compass rose is always a nice motif. Though it won’t be reliable if you’re lost in the woods.

65. A golden rose always shines.

Well, this golden rose is made from felt. But it’s nonetheless pretty.

66. “Hello, gorgeous!”

This one just consists of makeup. Nice to have at a salon. Though not sure if I’d buy it.

67. These ice cream pillows always come with a smile.

Come in 4 flavors apparently. Unfortunately, chocolate isn’t one of them.

68. With these pillows, you can come to a rather flowery couch.

These are rose pillows. They’re covered in felt to resemble roses. And yes, they’re quite pretty.

69. With this pillow, you can always rest easy on the world.

This one even has a route between Europe and Australia. So quaint and perfect for any traveler.

70. Apparently, this dog went all plaid.

Actually it’s a pillow depicting a dog. And yes, I’m sure some may find it adorable.

71. Let’s hope the moon, cloud, and star always sleep soundly.

Now these look quite adorable. Perfect for any young child’s bedroom.

72. With this pillow, you can see the wonders of the universe.

I guess Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson must have ones that look like these on his couch. If he doesn’t, I’d be very disappointed.

73. This ferocious shark just wants to say hi.

Well, it does seem to resemble the shark from Jaws. But it’s really friendly if you ignore the razor sharp teeth.

74. Sometimes Mexican pillow designs can get quite festive.

Well, each of these is intricate in its own way. Like the one with the colorful flowers the best.

75. Get a load of this forest scene.

This one includes all the forest creatures with the trees in nature’s splendor. So lovely.

76. Everyone needs a large set of kiss lips now and then.

Of course, you’ve probably seen this before. Yes, it’s a common pillow. But I find it quite tacky for my taste.

77. For your living room, how about cushions that match your antique porcelain?

You see this kind of scheme on old china. So why not have a pillow depicting it?

78. No one’s bed could be complete without some military cat cushions.

Here we have Colonel Whiskers, Captain Paw Paws, and Major Meowy. Yes, I know they’re a cat lover’s dream.

79. A donut pillow can always bring you comfort.

Well, this one is a donut with icing and sprinkles galore. Yet, don’t eat it since it’s just full of stuffing.

80. Cuddle up with this all seeing eye of the ocean.

Well, the eye is kind of like the sun in this. But I kind of think it’s pretty neat.

81. A distinguished Bill Murray will always make your day.

Yes, this is a Bill Murray portrait pillow. Yes, I know he doesn’t dress like that. But can I just have a little fun?

82. A deer pillow should always be on flannel.

Because plaid always mean flannel during hunting season. Though many stick to camo and bright orange.

83. Things can get really webby on your couch with these pillows.

Though these spider web pillows are much more suited for Halloween. Since they have a haunted look about them.

84. Put on the feline charm with these cat pillows.

Come in 3 colors and each is soft and cushy as the other. Sorry, if calico is unavailable.

85. There’s always something quaint about this rural set of pillows.

Well, it certainly seems that way. Though there’s a haunted look to it. Maybe it’s the yellow and white on a brown background.

86. Nothing brightens your day than curling up with some emoji pillows.

Each of theses flowers has rainbow petals, too. So you can enjoy them all you want.

87. This little cupcake pillow seems good enough to eat.

Doesn’t hurt if it’s chocolate either. Still, too bad it’s not even edible.

88. You can play with these video game pillows for hours and hours.

Each one has its own unique game controller. So press the buttons all you want.

89. With these map pillows, you can almost travel the world.

Yes, these contain maps of faraway places. Not sure if it’s best to use them to plan your vacation. But they sure look pretty.

90. Hope these raindrop pillows keep falling on your head.

Seems like they’re all smiling as always. So adorable. Love these.

91. Sometimes it helps to snuggle up with some animal crackers.

Yes, I know animal crackers are cookies. But these come in icing and sprinkles.

92. This little marshmallow will make you feel all toasty inside.

Though you wouldn’t want to make smores with this. Still, it’s so cute.

93. These superhero pillows can always save the day.

Includes heroes from both Marvel and DC. Though collateral damage causation may vary.

94. Stack enough of these pillows and you’ll have your own Christmas tree.

Yes, I know Christmas is months away. But c’mon this is a pretty nifty design. Love it.

95. Here is the world in all its floral glory.

Well, it always seems that flowers can make almost everything better. Even a world map. So pretty.

96. Emoji pillows come in all kinds of expressions.

These are quite popular, by the way. You can find ones of every face, too. Enjoy.

97. With this world map, you can explore anywhere.

This one is more for children. Yet, it gives them some idea what’s on each continent.

98. These sushi pillows will always make you smile.

Helps if they have some smiling faces. Nevertheless, you can’t help but love them. So cute.

99. Whether they are rocks or pillows is for you to decide.

Well, they’re actually pebble pillows. Yet, by looking at them, you wouldn’t want to put them against your head.

100. Nobody could resist a rainbow poop emoji pillow on the couch.

For some reason, it didn’t take me long to find it in a Google search. Must be quite a amusing and popular. But yes, it comes from a unicorn.

The Patchwork World of Quilts

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My aunt made this quilt herself before she gave it to me one Christmas. Here I have it draped on a chair for this post.

Now that winter’s here, it’s not unusual for anyone to curl up with a warm blanket from time to time. Many times people would prefer a quilt, comforter, or a coverlet on their bed. How a quilt differs from other blankets is that it’s usually composed of 3 layers of fabric or fiber. These traditionally consisted of a woven top cloth, a layer of batting or wadding, and a woven back combined sewing these 3 layers together. Occasionally, they could be tied together with knots. While quilts have usually been used as bedcovers functional or otherwise, they’re also frequently displayed as decorative works of art. And if you look on Pinterest or this post, you’ll surely see what I’m talking about. Though the top layer on the quilt usually has the most decoration which could be a pattern of stitching or a patchwork pattern like the one above. And sometimes they could be seen to serve another non-functional purposes like the AIDS Memorial Quilt that lists the names of people who lost their lives to HIV. Yet, you can see many in museums and at craft festivals throughout the year. So for your reading pleasure, I bring you an assortment of crazy and amazing quilts.

  1. Why stick with a pattern when you can stick with a color scheme.
And I guess this is in a rainbow scheme. Well, the patterns are certainly pretty.

And I guess this is in a rainbow scheme. Well, the patterns are certainly pretty.

2. With this quilt, you can be transported to Moulin Rouge.

However, we should note that these women wore split crotch underwear (and not for sexual purposes either). So you can see why that dance was considered obscene in the 19th century.

However, we should note that these women wore split crotch underwear (and not for sexual purposes either). So you can see why that dance was considered obscene in the 19th century.

3. For quilting, the more colors the better.

And does this sure dazzle. No, you're not on drugs. But I really love this pattern.

And does this sure dazzle. No, you’re not on drugs. But I really love this pattern.

4. How about some time on the beach?

Of course, you wouldn't want to bring a quilt to a beach. But this is surely an incredible quilting landscape to behold.

Of course, you wouldn’t want to bring a quilt to a beach. But this is surely an incredible quilting landscape to behold.

5. These woodland creatures are all in funky colors.

Well, I won't just feature quilts on here. This is a table runner. Still, like the squirrel.

Well, I won’t just feature quilts on here. This is a table runner. Still, like the squirrel.

6. This African quilt seems like it’s straight from the Savannah.

Hey, quilting isn't just a European thing. Still, you have to admire the dazzling work on this. The twig for display is perfect.

Hey, quilting isn’t just a European thing. Still, you have to admire the dazzling work on this. The twig for display is perfect.

7. Make sure you keep your flowers dry.

Uh, I think you don't need an umbrella for the flowers. Because they'd need the water anyway. Unless you live in an area that always rains.

Uh, I think you don’t need an umbrella for the flowers. Because they’d need the water anyway. Unless you live in an area that always rains.

8. Spirals and stars, a great quilt they always make.

Another quilt in a rainbow color scheme. But this one is in a star configuration.

Another quilt in a rainbow color scheme. But this one is in a star configuration.

9. One can never have too many things on one big bookshelf.

Well, this one has a lot of books with toys in between. Got to keep it quaint and adorable.

Well, this one has a lot of books with toys in between. Got to keep it quaint and adorable.

10. A quilter’s patchwork home is her castle.

Well, this is certainly a quilter's castle here. So stunning and so lovely.

Well, this is certainly a quilter’s castle here. So stunning and so lovely. And it seems someone fell into the moat.

11. There’s nothing more beautiful than a desert sunrise.

Except possibly a desert sunset. But you have to admire how it almost looks like a painting. But yes, it's a quilt.

Except possibly a desert sunset. But you have to admire how it almost looks like a painting. But yes, it’s a quilt.

12. Every quilting square can always have its unique pattern.

I guess this one uses floral and trees. Not sure if it's for summer or fall. Might go either way.

I guess this one uses floral and trees. Not sure if it’s for summer or fall. Might go either way.

13. During the summer, a gardener’s work is never done.

Well, this one has a lot of summer motifs. Love the flower bouquet.

Well, this one has a lot of summer motifs. Love the flower bouquet.

14. There’s always more to these rolling hills.

Yes, this is another quilting landscape. But this one makes it more apparent if you look at the sky.

Yes, this is another quilting landscape. But this one makes it more apparent if you look at the sky.

15. Only a waterfall can remind you of tranquility.

Now this one almost looks like a painting you'd almost see in a museum. But yes, it's a quilt if you zoom in more. Beautiful.

Now this one almost looks like a painting you’d almost see in a museum. But yes, it’s a quilt if you zoom in more. Beautiful.

16. You wouldn’t believe the kind of birds on these trees.

You wouldn't believe the kind of leaves either. Love the blue owl and flowers.

You wouldn’t believe the kind of leaves either. Love the blue owl and flowers.

17. Mind if I play a game of Tetris?

Okay, Tetris is a computer game. But you can easily see why it makes an ideal quilting subject.

Okay, Tetris is a computer game. But you can easily see why it makes an ideal quilting subject.

18. If you like the minions then you’ll fall in love with this mini quilt.

Or maybe not, if you find them annoying. But still, these are quite adorable. So cute.

Or maybe not, if you find them annoying. But still, these are quite adorable. So cute.

19. Be the master of your domain with this regal quilt tapestry.

This one even depicts a fire breathing blue dragon. Not sure about the sun and moon fabric though.

This one even depicts a fire breathing blue dragon. Not sure about the sun and moon fabric though.

20. Always keep your border stars in a loop.

Especially when it pertains to rainbows like in this one. Still, I'm not sure if I can get enough of these.

Especially when it pertains to rainbows like in this one. Still, I’m not sure if I can get enough of these.

21. This bookshelf looks so antique.

I know it's another bookshelf quilt. But this one seems more suited for a study.

I know it’s another bookshelf quilt. But this one seems more suited for a study.

22. Here we come across a sunset at a pond.

Or is it a pond? It's so hard to tell the difference between the two, Then again, it could be a marsh. Nevertheless, it's stunning.

Or is it a pond? It’s so hard to tell the difference between the two, Then again, it could be a marsh. Nevertheless, it’s stunning.

23. One roll of film can preserve so many memories.

But not as much as a digital camera. And you can't do a quilt pertaining to that.

But not as much as a digital camera. And you can’t do a quilt pertaining to that.

24. Guess this is quite a whimsical neighborhood.

Well, this seems like it's straight out of a Dr. Seuss acid trip. But it's surely adorable.

Well, this seems like it’s straight out of a Dr. Seuss acid trip. But it’s surely adorable.

25. I guess this is one quilter’s tribute to Japan.

Because we have Mount Fuji, a red rising sun, and Godzilla. The Godzilla is a biggest giveaway.

Because we have Mount Fuji, a red rising sun, and Godzilla. The Godzilla is a biggest giveaway.

26. In this quilt, all the animals are in their proper place.

This one has an interesting barn window scheme. But at least the dog is in the forefront.

This one has an interesting barn window scheme. But at least the dog is in the forefront.

27. With flower fabrics who knows what kind of patchwork you’d make.

This one uses flowers in an interesting flower wreath. Love it.

This one uses flowers in an interesting flower wreath. Love it.

28. What wonders you can make with triangles and squares.

Yes, this is another rainbow pattern. But this one uses thin triangle and checker rings to form a star.

Yes, this is another rainbow pattern. But this one uses thin triangle and checker rings to form a star.

29. You never know what kind of stuff you’ll find under the sea.

Though you may not find mermaids you'd find on this quilt. Because mermaids are only found in myths and fantasy.

Though you may not find mermaids you’d find on this quilt. Because mermaids are only found in myths and fantasy.

30. You can have so many photographs and memories on one bookshelf.

And yes, the photographs can really take up space. Still, this is quite lovely for a quilt design.

And yes, the photographs can really take up space. Still, this is quite lovely for a quilt design.

31. It always takes a lot of colors to make a sky at dusk.

And this one uses plenty that it seems a bit surreal. But you can surely tell it's a quilt for sure.

And this one uses plenty that it seems a bit surreal. But you can surely tell it’s a quilt for sure.

32. These sunflowers always thrive in the light.

This one also uses a lot of patchwork for its background. But it's more apparent when you see some of the fabric patterns.

This one also uses a lot of patchwork for its background. But it’s more apparent when you see some of the fabric patterns.

33. You always have to love it when the sun breaks out in the forest.

Yes, you may think it's a painting. But it's a quilt and a damn beautiful one at that.

Yes, you may think it’s a painting. But it’s a quilt and a damn beautiful one at that.

34. There’s no bigger statement for peace on earth than this.

Sure it may be a rainbow peace sign that you'd associate with hippies. But each square on this has a unique pinwheel pattern.

Sure it may be a rainbow peace sign that you’d associate with hippies. But each square on this has a unique pinwheel pattern.

35. Morning glories always look lovely in the moonlight.

Wait, a minute, morning glories don't bloom at night. But it's still beautiful nonetheless.

Wait, a minute, morning glories don’t bloom at night. But it’s still beautiful nonetheless.

36. Birds in the winter snow are always a sight to see.

And here we come to birds at the feeder. Hope the cardinals and the blue jays can watch out for the owls.

And here we come to birds at the feeder. Hope the perching birds can watch out for the owls.

37. This quilt will surely be a sewer’s delight.

Well, this is just full of quilting stuff. But I'm sure die hard quilters would enjoy it.

Well, this is just full of quilting stuff. But I’m sure die hard quilters would enjoy it.

38. Here we are gathered with women by the lake.

This one is done by some artist. But at least this one pays attention to diversity. Well, sort of.

This one is done by some artist. But at least this one pays attention to diversity. Well, sort of.

39. Isn’t it a wonder to behold a mountain and rolling hills?

This one uses all kinds of fabric for a painting effect. Not sure about the lone trees standing.

This one uses all kinds of fabric for a painting effect. Not sure about the lone trees standing.

40. Bask in the glory of the animals of Africa.

This one surely has a lot of squares dedicated to animals in Africa. Love the background.

This one surely has a lot of squares dedicated to animals in Africa. Love the background.

41. Guess the Seven Dwarves are engaging in the Seven Deadly Sins.

Yes, the dwarves surely have a naughty side to them. But then again, greed is kind of understandable since they work in a mine.

Yes, the dwarves surely have a naughty side to them. But then again, greed is kind of understandable since they work in a mine.

42. There’s nothing stunning like a canyon waterfall in autumn.

Well, it certainly looks like it. Sure it seems like a painting. But you can easily see the stitching if you look close enough.

Well, it certainly looks like it. Sure it seems like a painting. But you can easily see the stitching if you look close enough.

43. A spring garden is always in its glory in May.

Because an April garden looks like shit since it's early spring and rains a lot. Love the flowers though.

Because an April garden looks like shit since it’s early spring and rains a lot. Love the flowers though.

44. The sun’s energy brings nature’s bounty.

As you can see within the embroidered strips. All in all, this is beautiful.

As you can see within the embroidered strips. All in all, this is beautiful.

45. A shelf should always be filled with memories.

This one even includes photos possibly translated from computer to fabric. One even includes the 3 Stooges.

This one even includes photos possibly translated from computer to fabric. One even includes the 3 Stooges.

46. A tree can have leaves of so many colors.

And I'm not just talking about fall colors either. Since this includes pink and blue, too.

And I’m not just talking about fall colors either. Since this includes pink and blue, too.

47. A flower bouquet could fit in any basket.

Well, they sure have a wide variety of styles. Can't exactly say which one is the prettiest.

Well, they sure have a wide variety of styles. Can’t exactly say which one is the prettiest.

48. Sometimes with patterns it helps to start small.

I'm not sure if minimalistic is the way to go. But, hey, whatever works.

I’m not sure if minimalistic is the way to go. But, hey, whatever works.

49. A moon phase quilt brings in the glory of the night.

Well, this one surely has the moon phases and the dark sky. Love the snowflake stars.

Well, this one surely has the moon phases and the dark sky. Love the snowflake stars.

50. If you love pansies, then you’ll enjoy this quilted heart.

Love the floral background on this. Like especially how all the flowers in this wreath are purple, too.

Love the floral background on this. Like especially how all the flowers in this wreath are purple, too.

51. These women look stunning in their patchwork dresses.

Didn't know you can do sophisticated folk art on a quilt, did you? Still, I don't think they'll conform to the ball dress code.

Didn’t know you can do sophisticated folk art on a quilt, did you? Still, I don’t think they’ll conform to the ball dress code.

52. A coral reef is beaming with ocean life and color.

However, be aware that climate change has wiped out a lot of reefs through coral bleaching. So a scene like this may not be around in a few decades.

However, be aware that climate change has wiped out a lot of reefs through coral bleaching. So a scene like this may not be around in a few decades.

53. One quilt can always consist of a variety of patterns.

Maybe not in this case. But I do love the colors on this. Great for any modern style apartment.

Maybe not in this case. But I do love the colors on this. Great for any modern style apartment.

54. Autumn leaves always bring fall into the air.

Love the rainbow background squares. Since most of the leaves on here are brown, yellow, and orange.

Love the rainbow background squares. Since most of the leaves on here are brown, yellow, and orange.

55. With strips of fabric you can make your own sensational flower.

And each petal is unique in its own way. Love this style.

And each petal is unique in its own way. Love this style.

56. A quilt like this always carries a rustic touch.

This one features farms as you can see. Not sure what to think about the dome one though. Such an unusual shape.

This one features farms as you can see. Not sure what to think about the dome one though. Such an unusual shape.

57. Check out this quilted mountain majesty.

This one even has blue flowers on a hillside. Love the background though.

This one even has blue flowers on a hillside. Love the background though.

58. A forest can always look glorious in the sunrise.

Well, it certainly seems like the kind you'd see in a painting. Love how they used different pieces of fabric for the hills.

Well, it certainly seems like the kind you’d see in a painting. Love how they used different pieces of fabric for the hills.

59. A quilt like this shows Africa is a true carnival of animals.

This one has the kind of animals you'd see on the Savannah. And yes, a lot of these are on the Endangered Species list.

This one has the kind of animals you’d see on the Savannah. And yes, a lot of these are on the Endangered Species list.

60. Bet you’ve never seen a canyon like this before.

And I'm not kidding. Love how the sun is on the face. Love the river.

And I’m not kidding. Love how the sun is on the face. Love the river.

61. There’s nothing fun like rainbow spirals.

Well, that's an interesting configuration. Love the design. Sure to be a real winner.

Well, that’s an interesting configuration. Love the design. Sure to be a real winner.

62. You have to love how a full moon looks in a frozen river.

Then again, the water may not be frozen. But you have to love this one, especially when it pertains to the moonlight.

Then again, the water may not be frozen. But you have to love this one, especially when it pertains to the moonlight.

63. Now this is what I call patchwork in modern art.

And she seems to be holding a snake. Still, if Picasso did quilting, he'd probably do something like this.

And she seems to be holding a snake. Still, if Picasso did quilting, he’d probably do something like this.

64. You can even get a more colorful array with a few more trimmings.

This one an improvement on a previous quilt. Love the rainbow scheme as always.

This one an improvement on a previous quilt. Love the rainbow scheme as always.

65. A landscape quilt like this is nothing but a stunner.

Well, it seems to be of the plains. And as someone from western Pennsylvania, it looks rather flat.

Well, it seems to be of the plains. And as someone from western Pennsylvania, it looks rather flat.

66. Never saw a necktie maze before.

Yes, some quilters use neckties for their projects. After all, it's just another piece of fabric.

Yes, some quilters use neckties for their projects. After all, it’s just another piece of fabric.

67. If you like Japanese art, this quilt is just for you.

The female figures are a dead giveaway. Love the scenery.

The female figures are a dead giveaway. Love the scenery.

68. A blue heron is a glorious bird on a quilted tapestry.

This one even uses strips of cloth to show the scenery. Lovely.

This one even uses strips of cloth to show the scenery. Lovely.

69. There’s nothing more quaint than a village on a hill.

Well, you'd never see a colorful village like this. But it doesn't hurt to dream.

Well, you’d never see a colorful village like this. But it doesn’t hurt to dream.

70. A small honey pot can come in so many colors.

Doesn't hurt that each one is shaped like a bear. But c'mon multicolored honey, please.

Doesn’t hurt that each one is shaped like a bear. But c’mon multicolored honey, please.

71. It’s always amazing what you’d find in the ocean.

This one is also quite stylized. But it's quite a cool quilt to look at. Love it.

This one is also quite stylized. But it’s quite a cool quilt to look at. Love it.

72. You can always find a lot of fancy fans.

Each of them has their unique design. Love the purple background and floral patterns especially.

Each of them has their unique design. Love the purple background and floral patterns especially.

73. There’s nothing like this quilt that pays tribute to the 4 seasons.

Well, as far as personifications go. Honestly, I think this quilter might've been on acid.

Well, as far as personifications go. Honestly, I think this quilter might’ve been on acid.

74. It’s almost as if you can see the plants talking.

Okay, maybe not like this. Yet, I kind of find this amusing and disturbing at the same time.

Okay, maybe not like this. Yet, I kind of find this amusing and disturbing at the same time.

75. You can always use different patterns to create a picture.

Sure it might make your eyes sore. But it represents an interesting configuration that I just had to include it.

Sure it might make your eyes sore. But it represents an interesting configuration that I just had to include it.

76. This canyon waterfall is always a wondrous sight.

This is so lovely. Guess it could be some kind of oasis in the desert. Or the Grand Canyon.

This is so lovely. Guess it could be some kind of oasis in the desert. Or the Grand Canyon.

77. There’s nothing more idyllic than an old mill and bridge.

Well, it surely looks like a painting. But it was a real patchwork to bring it together.

Well, it surely looks like a painting. But it was a real patchwork to bring it together.

78. You can never lay your eyes on something as stunning as a redwood forest.

Of course, this is probably a quilt depicting some place out west that will probably be damaged by wild fire. Because I know they don't see as much rainfall there.

Of course, this is probably a quilt depicting some place out west that will probably be damaged by wild fire. Because I know they don’t see as much rainfall there.

79. You can make a geometric scene with so many small shapes.

Doesn't hurt if it's in rainbow. Love how all the colors all come together.

Doesn’t hurt if it’s in rainbow. Love how all the colors all come together.

80. Nothing beats the view of this seaside mountain town.

Love the beautiful sunset of the mountain. Heard this is from somewhere in the northwest.

Love the beautiful sunset of the mountain. Heard this is from somewhere in the northwest.

81. Hope you can gaze on this patchwork octopus.

The octopus doesn't seemed stitched on at all. Like the water and tentacles.

The octopus doesn’t seemed stitched on at all. Like the water and tentacles.

82. This tree only seems swept by the wind.

Guess this is an autumn tree since it barely has any leaves. But it's surely captured moving in the wind's direction.

Guess this is an autumn tree since it barely has any leaves. But it’s surely captured moving in the wind’s direction.

83. There’s nothing so magnificent like crashing waves.

This is especially so during a sunset. Love the rocky beach and the tide.

This is especially so during a sunset. Love the rocky beach and the tide.

84. Pansies can always be pretty in patchwork.

And I'm sure not kidding here. Almost seems like it's coming together. Love the purple flowers though.

And I’m sure not kidding here. Almost seems like it’s coming together. Love the purple flowers though.

85. Each quilting square here has its own North American bird.

Of course, this is a winter scene as you see. Like how some of them are couples with families.

Of course, this is a winter scene as you see. Like how some of them are couples with families.

86. A quilt like this surely gives you butterflies.

After all, this quilt features butterflies in so many colors. None of which you'd find in real life.

After all, this quilt features butterflies in so many colors. None of which you’d find in real life.

87. You never know what you’d find under the sea.

Sure it can look like a thriving place in some areas. But you have to mind the plastic, the bleaching, and ocean acidification.

Sure it can look like a thriving place in some areas. But you have to mind the plastic, the bleaching, and ocean acidification.

88. I’m sure you’d find this quilted robot particularly badass.

Who says quilts had to be boring? This robot even has spikes. Don't want to get near that.

Who says quilts had to be boring? This robot even has spikes. Don’t want to get near that.

89. Here we come to a mountain range during a spring melt.

Well, that sure seems like a lovely scene. Hope not to see something like this until March.

Well, that sure seems like a lovely scene. Hope not to see something like this until March.

90. With so many diamonds and other pieces, you can make a real patchwork star.

And boy, does this look stunning? Love the pieces on this. Though it's not as easy on the eyes.

And boy, does this look stunning? Love the pieces on this. Though it’s not as easy on the eyes.

91. Now this is a quilt you’d want on a camping trip.

And yes, this is a camping quilt. Love the camping shelter and campers.

And yes, this is a camping quilt. Love the camping shelter and campers.

92. How about a magical winter snow scene?

As you see, this is from the mountains. Love the purple mountains majesty and the trees.

As you see, this is from the mountains. Love the purple mountains majesty and the trees.

93. This cross quilt is surely a holy sight.

Well, you can easily say that Christianity is its own patchwork. Still, make sure it doesn't touch the floor.

Well, you can easily say that Christianity is its own patchwork. Still, make sure it doesn’t touch the floor.

94. A quilt like this can bring sweet music to Old McDonald.

Ant it seems like Old McDonald gave his livestock acid. That's why the sheep are all different colors.

Ant it seems like Old McDonald gave his livestock acid. That’s why the sheep are all different colors.

95. All life always dwarfs around a tree.

Though it's not without showing the fruits and flowers of nature. Like the birds, too.

Though it’s not without showing the fruits and flowers of nature. Like the birds, too.

96. When you look around the birds and the trees can be all kinds of colors.

Now that's quite a sight to see. The leaves are just as colorful as the birds on this one.

Now that’s quite a sight to see. The leaves are just as colorful as the birds on this one.

97. It’s always peaceful near a quiet river.

Though quiet rivers do have their moments occasionally. But this seems simply serene.

Though quiet rivers do have their moments occasionally. But this seems simply serene.

98. A bouquet of flowers should always stand out on the quilted tapestry.

This one even has a cat and an arch with vines. But the roses are gorgeous.

This one even has a cat and an arch with vines. But the roses are gorgeous.

99. Any quilt always has to be as pretty as a peacock.

This one seems quite flashy with embroidery and silk. But I adore it nevertheless.

This one seems quite flashy with embroidery and silk. But I adore it nevertheless.

100. There’s nothing like a sunset between 2 trees.

And yes, this is certainly a sight for any photo or painting. But it'll sure melt your heart as much it'll warm your body.

And yes, this is certainly a sight for any photo or painting. But it’ll sure melt your heart as much it’ll warm your body.

The Squeaky Clean World of Shower Curtains

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Shower curtains provide a critical purpose in the bathroom. First, they help ensure privacy when one is in the shower (assuming that one’s not transparent like the one above). Second, they keep the water coming from the shower from splashing everywhere in the bathroom. Of course, it’s no surprise that many shower curtains are made from waterproof materials like vinyl or plastic. At my house, there’s a shower curtain with 2 layers that consist of a thinner decorative one as well as a plastic one designed to keep the water. And you have to make sure the inner white layer goes into the tub. At any rate, most shower curtains usually have a plain, geometric, or ocean design. Sometimes they’re clear plastic like this one above as well. But though I can go all about showing the great shower curtains, you’ll most likely be bored to tears. So instead, I’ll devote this post to some of the crazy ones. Many of these might consist of shower curtains you’d want but know that it would not go well with the guests or the children.Then again, there may be other reasons. So for your reading pleasure, I bring you an assortment of some of the great curtains for your bathroom.

  1. There’s nothing more badass than a bear on top of a shark.
Helps that the bear is standing upright on a tidal wave with an assault rifle. This is hilarious.

Helps that the bear is standing upright on a tidal wave with an assault rifle. This is hilarious.

2. Who’s that coming from the shower?

I'm sure this is from a horror movie of some sort. But yes, it looks kind of scary. Guaranteed to help guests with constipation.

I’m sure this is from a horror movie of some sort. But yes, it looks kind of scary. Guaranteed to help guests with constipation.

3. A shower curtain like this shows us the wonders of the universe.

I bet any money that Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson has a shower curtain like this in his bathroom. Or he'd want to have one like this.

I bet any money that Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson has a shower curtain like this in his bathroom. Or he’d want to have one like this.

4. As we all know, unicorns always have rainbows coming from their butt.

If you're a demented girl that enjoys cutesy fantasy stuff and bathroom jokes, I have your answer. Seriously, you'd totally want this.

If you’re a demented girl that enjoys cutesy fantasy stuff and bathroom jokes, I have your answer. Seriously, you’d totally want this.

5. There’s nothing brighter in the bathroom like a curtain of neon colored giraffes.

No, this isn't an acid trip. It's a real shower curtain depicting neon giraffes. I'm sure if they were on the Savannah, you'd be able to see them from miles away.

No, this isn’t an acid trip. It’s a real shower curtain depicting neon giraffes. I’m sure if they were on the Savannah, you’d be able to see them from miles away.

6. Looks like this bathroom has a problem with zombie infestation.

Don't worry, it's just a zombie shower curtain. But on the bright side, it's guaranteed to help with constipation.

Don’t worry, it’s just a zombie shower curtain. But on the bright side, it’s guaranteed to help with constipation.

7. This cat means serious business.

Here we have a kitty on a unicorn with laser eyes that shoots fire through its nostrils. Even funnier the cat carries a golden handgun. This is brilliant.

Here we have a kitty on a unicorn with laser eyes that shoots fire through its nostrils. Even funnier the cat carries a golden handgun. This is brilliant.

8. Remember to never stop dreaming.

Even if your dreams pertain to a pirate giraffe riding a flying shark. Okay what the fuck?

Even if your dreams pertain to a pirate giraffe riding a flying shark. Okay what the fuck?

9. Here we have Jesus on the shore.

There were quite a few good Jesus ones that would've been funnier. But I couldn't save them at a suitable size. So this is as good as you're going to get on this post.

There were quite a few good Jesus ones that would’ve been funnier. But I couldn’t save them at a suitable size. So this is as good as you’re going to get on this post.

10. While Apple as the iPod, a high tech bathroom has this curtain.

It's called the iPood. And it's not something that you should do in the shower. Nor should the iPeed.

It’s called the iPood. And it’s not something that you should do in the shower. Nor should the iPeed.

11. Never saw a T-Rex on a bicycle before.

Yes, I know it's quite ridiculous. But so is the notion of Jurassic Park. And despite that many would want think bringing back dinosaurs may be awesome, we should understand why it may not be a good idea.

Yes, I know it’s quite ridiculous. But so is the notion of Jurassic Park. And despite that many would want think bringing back dinosaurs may be awesome, we should understand why it may not be a good idea.

12. Remember the shower doesn’t double as a urinal.

Remember despite how tempting it may be, don't pee in the shower. Shower is for cleaning. Not for taking a whizz.

Remember despite how tempting it may be, don’t pee in the shower. Shower is for cleaning. Not for taking a whizz.

13. In case you don’t know how to text pictures, this shower curtain has emoticons.

Well, emoticons are things you type to express feelings. Nowadays, emojis have made that almost antiquated.

Well, emoticons are things you type to express feelings. Nowadays, emojis have made that almost antiquated.

14. My, that seems like a dignified portrait of Keith Richards.

Of course, we should all know that despite all the things he did to himself, he's still alive. And he's outliving so many celebrities. We can't explain it.

Of course, we should all know that despite all the things he did to himself, he’s still alive. And he’s outliving so many celebrities. We can’t explain it.

15. Well, well, well, what the hell happened here?

Yes, it's a bloody shower curtain you'd expect to find in a serial killer's bathroom. Sure to freak out your guests and make a great Halloween decoration. Also helps with constipation.

Yes, it’s a bloody shower curtain you’d expect to find in a serial killer’s bathroom. Sure to freak out your guests and make a great Halloween decoration. Also helps with constipation.

16. Is there something burning from the tub?

Relax, it's just a shower curtain with red flames. But where I live, it might make people think your water supply has been fracked.

Relax, it’s just a shower curtain with red flames. But where I live, it might make people think your water supply has been fracked.

17. How about a shower curtain of the world?

Note that borders in some regions might be subject to change. This is particularly true in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Note that borders in some regions might be subject to change. This is particularly true in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

18. Barbie can kick a unicorn’s ass if you let her.

The unicorn can even puke a rainbow, too. Imagine that. Still, hilarious.

The unicorn can even puke a rainbow, too. Imagine that. Still, hilarious.

19. Nothing makes a guy more manly than punching a grizzly bear.

Yet, a manlier man has enough common sense to avoid one as much as possible. Because disturbing such animals has very unfortunate implications.

Yet, a manlier man has enough common sense to avoid one as much as possible, especially if it’s a mama and her cubs. Because disturbing such animals has very unfortunate implications.

20. You have to admit, this sloth really knows how to pole dance.

Not bad for an animal who only climbs out of a tree to go to the bathroom. Still, I couldn't leave this sloth stripper out. This is just so funny as hell.

Not bad for an animal who only climbs out of a tree to go to the bathroom. Still, I couldn’t leave this sloth stripper out. This is just so funny as hell.

21. Don’t mind this deep sea diver feeding the fishes.

You know most animal places have rules against feeding the animals. The ocean should be no different.

You know most animal places have rules against feeding the animals. The ocean should be no different.

22. This deep sea diver can even punch a shark.

Scratching the shark's eye would've done the trick. But it wouldn't look nearly as awesome.

Scratching the shark’s eye would’ve done the trick. But it wouldn’t look nearly as awesome.

23. You see, I told you rhino horns have special properties.

Okay, rhino horns may not sprout rainbows in the cosmos. But this is just too funny to miss. Love it.

Okay, rhino horns may not sprout rainbows in the cosmos. But this is just too funny to miss. Love it.

24. Perhaps you might want some llama fries with that.

Well, they're llamas in a French fry container. I know it doesn't make sense but it's pretty funny.

Well, they’re llamas in a French fry container. I know it doesn’t make sense but it’s pretty funny.

25. This cat knight rides to adventure on his noble narwhal.

I guess he rides in the water without a breathing apparatus. Still love how the cat has a bridal and saddle on the narwhal.

I guess he rides in the water without a breathing apparatus. Still love how the cat has a bridal and saddle on the narwhal.

26. There’s nothing more beautiful than abstract clouds.

Or as I call it an acid trip. But you can see all the pretty infrared colors quite clearly.

Or as I call it an acid trip. But you can see all the pretty infrared colors quite clearly.

27. Hope this T-Rex remembers to scrub its ribs.

Not sure what to think about the T-Rex skeleton in the shower. But at least it can scrub its back.

Not sure what to think about the T-Rex skeleton in the shower. But at least it can scrub its back.

28. Remember to check for a killer in the shower before going to the bathroom.

Okay, that may not make your guests very comfortable. But it'll sure help them with constipation.

Okay, that may not make your guests very comfortable. But it’ll sure help them with constipation.

29. Space Cat always explores and goes where no cat has gone before.

I'm sure people would like seeing a cat in an astronaut suit. Yes, it's ridiculous. But what's not to love?

I’m sure people would like seeing a cat in an astronaut suit. Yes, it’s ridiculous. But what’s not to love?

30. Sailors might want to beware of this undead mermaid.

To be fair, mermaids weren't originally seen as benevolent beings. And many were said to lure sailors to their doom. Just saying.

To be fair, mermaids weren’t originally seen as benevolent beings. And many were said to lure sailors to their doom. Just saying.

31. I believe something went wrong in this shower.

Well, this is more of a take off of a web page from Internet Explorer. Yes, this page can't be displayed.

Well, this is more of a take off of a web page from Internet Explorer. Yes, this page can’t be displayed.

32. Wonder what your toothbrush and toilet roll say to each other.

Sorry, but the toilet paper is right. The toothbrush doesn't have the worst job ever.

Sorry, but the toilet paper is right. The toothbrush doesn’t have the worst job ever.

33. This goldfish has a brilliant disguise.

Sorry, but that's not going to work. Then again, the goldfish could be compensating for something.

Sorry, but that’s not going to work. Then again, the goldfish could be compensating for something.

34. Jesus, it’s raining cats and dogs.

Well, in this case quite literally. Not sure if the umbrella will provide protection from that.

Well, in this case quite literally. Not sure if the umbrella will provide protection from that.

35. Here we come to a lovely scene of cats on the beach.

I'm sure cat lovers will go all gaga with this. I especially like the cat holding binoculars.

I’m sure cat lovers will go all gaga with this. I especially like the cat holding binoculars.

36. I suppose this is a poster for Moby Dick.

Yes, it's in a Jaws poster rendition. But it involves a wooden ship and a white sperm whale.

Yes, it’s in a Jaws poster rendition. But it involves a wooden ship and a white sperm whale.

37. Show your pride of the South with this Confederate flag shower curtain.

However, this will not make you endearing to black guests in any way, shape, or form. Seriously, such products like these show that institutional racism is alive and well in America.

However, this will not make you endearing to black guests in any way, shape, or form. Seriously, such products like these show that institutional racism is alive and well in America.

38. Seems like someone’s washing windows.

Well, that's quite clever. Not sure about depicting it a a shadow though.

Well, that’s quite clever. Not sure about depicting it a a shadow though.

39. Fans of the Empire Strikes Back would want a shower curtain of Dagobah.

However, hope that you emerge from the shower not smelling like you've been to Dagobah to learn the ways of the Force. Yeah, that place probably doesn't smell great at any stretch of the imagination.

However, hope that you emerge from the shower not smelling like you’ve been to Dagobah to learn the ways of the Force. Yeah, that place probably doesn’t smell great at any stretch of the imagination.

40. Enjoy the great taste of Coca Cola or blood.

Yes, that's Janet Leigh from Psycho shortly before she's murdered in the shower. Yeah, I know it's demented but it's quite unique.

Yes, that’s Janet Leigh from Psycho shortly before she’s murdered in the shower. Yeah, I know it’s demented but it’s quite unique.

41. With this shower curtain, you can go on social networking.

You can even have your profile picture on the left column. Of course, your Facebook page no longer looks like this anymore.

You can even have your profile picture on the left column. Of course, your Facebook page no longer looks like this anymore.

42. Bacon lovers will surely rejoice for this shower curtain.

Now that doesn't make me feel clean. More like greasy beyond all recognition.

Now that doesn’t make me feel clean. More like greasy beyond all recognition.

43. You might not want to go near here since there’s a crime investigation in process.

Well, that should keep people away from the shower. But it's probably not 100% effective.

Well, that should keep people away from the shower. But it’s probably not 100% effective.

44. Now you can learn yoga poses while you’re on the toilet.

You have to wonder who makes stuff like this. Not sure if you can do all of them in the bathroom.

You have to wonder who makes stuff like this. Not sure if you can do all of them in the bathroom.

45. Men with facial hair might want to take this curtain to mind.

Kind of reminds me of the Mugshots game my sister and I used to play at my grandparents.' Of course, there are some styles that aren't recommended.

Kind of reminds me of the Mugshots game my sister and I used to play at my grandparents.’ Of course, there are some styles that aren’t recommended.

46. If you’re into chemistry, this shower curtain is just for you.

After all, it's clearly meant for people who take any matter seriously. Or hold anything to be elemental. Yet, if you have a noble gas, feel free to let it out.

After all, it’s clearly meant for people who take any matter seriously. Or hold anything to be elemental. Yet, if you have a noble gas, feel free to let it out.

47. If you like to sing in the shower, you might like to sing in the rain.

I guess this is the iconic Gene Kelly pose from Singin' in the Rain. Too bad he uses his umbrella as a dancing prop.

I guess this is the iconic Gene Kelly pose from Singin’ in the Rain. Too bad he uses his umbrella as a dancing prop.

48. “Are you sure this water’s sanitary? It looks questionable to me.”

This is from Tarzan. But I'm sure you've probably asked that when the water doesn't look normal.

This is from Tarzan. But I’m sure you’ve probably asked that when the water doesn’t look normal.

49. Looks like we have a black bear peering from the fence.

If you see a bear like this in your neighborhood, you might want to call animal control. Because nothing good can come of this.

If you see a bear like this in your neighborhood, you might want to call animal control. Because nothing good can come of this.

50. Between pizza and tacos, this kitty shouldn’t have to choose.

And it's in a cosmos background. Still, this just goes beyond all explanation. But it's brilliant.

And it’s in a cosmos background. Still, this just goes beyond all explanation. But it’s brilliant.

51. Of course, you can always go with Han Solo frozen in carbonite.

However, we need to acknowledge that he suffered a worse fate in The Force Awakens. And I'm sure fans know what I mean by that.

However, we need to acknowledge that he suffered a worse fate in The Force Awakens. And I’m sure fans know what I mean by that.

52. I’m sure you’re just seeing things with this hallucination cat.

Yeah, I find a lot of cat curtains from Google Images. Yet, this one is purple with a mustache, glasses, and third eye.

Yeah, I find a lot of cat curtains from Google Images. Yet, this one is purple with a mustache, glasses, and third eye.

53. “Ewoks roasting on an open fire.”

I know that plenty of Star Wars fans don't like the Ewoks. And I'm one of the fans who do. Either way, I couldn't pass this over.

I know that plenty of Star Wars fans don’t like the Ewoks. And I’m one of the fans who do. Either way, I couldn’t pass this over.

54. Sometimes it always seems like a rush.

I'm sure plenty of people have been told to hurry up while doing their bathroom business. But this shadow uses a megaphone.

I’m sure plenty of people have been told to hurry up while doing their bathroom business. But this shadow uses a megaphone.

55. It seems that this whale is talented on French Horn.

This one is called "Whale Song." I'm sure you can see why. And no, it's not the whale song you're thinking.

This one is called “Whale Song.” I’m sure you can see why. And no, it’s not the whale song you’re thinking.

56. Seems like it’s bath time for the dogs.

Well, they sure look like corgis. But if this pertained to bigger dogs, you wouldn't be able to fit them in a tub.

But if this pertained to bigger dogs, you wouldn’t be able to fit them in a tub. Yet, I’m sure people would find this adorable.

57. Nothing captures the spirit of man like Rodin’s Thinker.

And here he is sitting on the toilet like a modern man. Except that he's naked.

And here he is sitting on the toilet like a modern man. Except that he’s naked.

58. Uh, you might not want to meet that guy.

This is from the German silent horror movie Nosferatu. And let's just say vampire Count Orlok is no Robert Pattinson.

This is from the German silent horror movie Nosferatu. And let’s just say vampire Count Orlok is no Robert Pattinson.

59. It’s not every day you run into a beluga in the woods.

Of course, you might be experiencing an hallucination. Or looking at this shower curtain. If it's the former, go see your doctor.

Of course, you might be experiencing an hallucination. Or looking at this shower curtain. If it’s the former, go see your doctor.

60. You might want to beware of Norman Bates in a dress while you’re in the shower.

Yes, this is definitely from Psycho. Without that movie, you'd surely wouldn't have all these killer shower curtains. Get it?

Yes, this is definitely from Psycho. Without that movie, you’d surely wouldn’t have all these killer shower curtains. Get it?

61. This space bound hotdog is going where no wiener has gone before.

It's even strapped to a rocket. Though I don't think that's an adequate space suit.

It’s even strapped to a rocket. Though I don’t think that’s an adequate space suit.

62. This creature in the woods is very good with the chemistry.

Yes, it's a bear with antlers. And yes, it's a takeoff on Breaking Bad. But at least this animal is brewing beer, not making meth.

Yes, it’s a bear with antlers. And yes, it’s a takeoff on Breaking Bad. But at least this animal is brewing beer, not making meth.

63. As women know, telling men to put the toilet seat down is serious business.

Okay, maybe not threatening your man by knife serious. But yes, guys, if you live with a woman, always put down the seat after you pee.

Okay, maybe not threatening your man by knife serious. But yes, guys, if you live with a woman, always put down the seat after you pee. It’s just basic human decency.

64. To the Creature of the Black Lagoon, here’s the perfect woman for you.

I also heard she's accepted a position in the Trump administration. I don't know which one though but she'll certainly feel right at home among the swamp cronies.

I also heard she’s accepted a position in the Trump administration. I don’t know which one though but she’ll certainly feel right at home among the swamp cronies.

65. Oh, shit, not the giant sloth!

And I see the sloth clawing at the Titanic. I'm sure it won't end well at all.

And I see the sloth clawing at the Titanic. I’m sure it won’t end well at all.

66. Unfortunately, Slothzilla made it up the Empire State Building.

I know it's called Slozilla. But it reminds me much more of King Kong since it seems from the 1930s.

I know it’s called Slozilla. But it reminds me much more of King Kong since it seems from the 1930s.

67. Looks like these llamas enjoy a starry night.

Or at least a backdrop of Starry Night by Van Gogh. Yet, they may seem silly but be on your guard.

Or at least a backdrop of Starry Night by Van Gogh. Yet, they may seem silly but be on your guard.

68. Tragically, we find someone hanging on a noose.

Now this is just not in good taste. Seriously, hangings shouldn't be acceptable motifs since they're associated with suicide and white supremacist terrorism.

Now this is just not in good taste. Seriously, hangings shouldn’t be acceptable motifs since they’re associated with suicide and white supremacist terrorism.

69. Even the Bard sometimes wondered about the simple things in life.

Well, if you're dwelling to pee or not to pee, the answer is always to pee. After all, if you're not dwelling on that, you probably don't have to go.

Well, if you’re dwelling to pee or not to pee, the answer is always to pee. After all, if you’re not dwelling on that, you probably don’t have to go.

70. Never thought a Steampunk snail can look so badass.

Oh, it's a snail house. But don't snails live in their shell? This doesn't make sense.

Oh, it’s a snail house. But don’t snails live in their shell? This doesn’t make sense.

71. Sometimes a sloth would give synchronized swimming a try.

Yes, I know this looks pretty ridiculous. But c'mon, synchronized swimming is a joke.

Yes, I know this looks pretty ridiculous. But c’mon, synchronized swimming is a joke. So I think this is clever.

72. No, it’s not okay to peek when someone’s taking a shower.

Yeah, that's not cool. Also, why is the girl wearing a dress?

Yeah, that’s not cool. Also, why is the girl wearing a dress?

73. It’s now Shower Time Cleanliness System.

This is a takeoff on the old Nintendo games. Still, video game nerds will love it.

This is a takeoff on the old Nintendo games. Still, video game nerds will love it.

74. Remember, having your cat on weed may seem awesome until it’s not.

Yet, I have to admit, this is quite amusing. The pipe and glasses speak for themselves.

Yet, I have to admit, this is quite amusing. The pipe and glasses speak for themselves.

75. Seems like some hottie just got out of the shower.

Though he didn't take his towel off quite yet. But I'm sure some women would want him to. Great for Magic Mike and 300 fans.

Though he didn’t take his towel off quite yet. But I’m sure some women would want him to. Great for Magic Mike and 300 fans.

76. Amity Island welcomes you. Oh, wait we’re closed.

Because there's a shark in a water that's been killing people during the summer. Chief Brody didn't have any other option.

Because there’s a shark in a water that’s been killing people during the summer. Chief Brody didn’t have any other option.

77. See, I told you Jesus saves.

Since he never misses the shots when he's the goalie. However, he decided not to go with the hockey mask since he didn't want to freak out anyone.

Since he never misses the shots when he’s the goalie. However, he decided not to go with the hockey mask since he didn’t want to freak out anyone.

78. Could you think of anything cooler than a T-Rex in space?

However, we need to know that they have very short arms. Not great for reaching in zero gravity.

However, we need to know that they have very short arms. Not great for reaching in zero gravity.

79. Unfortunately, Arles was no match for the Galactic Empire.

But at least it looks pretty on a starry night. This is especially true in a Van Gogh painting.

But at least it looks pretty on a starry night. This is especially true in a Van Gogh painting.

80. Hope you can keep this in mind when taking an elephant shit.

Still, doesn't answer how you can toilet train an elephant though. But this is hysterical.

Still, doesn’t answer how you can toilet train an elephant though. But this is hysterical.

The Special Delivery World of Mailboxes

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Before the days of the internet, people used to communicate to each other by writing letters which they received in what’s called a mailbox. Of course, though we may not write letters to each other anymore, we still have these remnants around mostly because we don’t have teleporter technology that enables us to send packages and bills through the internet. And the fact it’s one of the few forms of communication that everyone uses to some level or another. So whether you like it or not, mailboxes are here to stay indefinitely and snail mail is not dead. After all, where else can the postman deliver the DVD you rented from Netflix? Nevertheless, most of us usually have mailboxes that aren’t too fancy such as a plain metal box with a round top and red flag to alert the mail carriers to pick up the stuff we’re sending off. Some might use a box on the front of their house. Or some might use a large mailbox around the corner. But there are some people who have rather elaborate mail boxes that might strike you as quite unusual or probably mark the home of the neighborhood nut job. Of course, in my area if someone had a mailbox that looked as outlandish as the ones I’ll present to you, people might not see them as sane since my neighborhood once endured a series of mailbox smashings during a summer when I was sixteen. This left the one at my house at the time basically reduced to a plastic stand that my family had to receive their mail at the post office for awhile until my parents bought a metal one in its place. And that’s why people in my neighborhood can’t have nice things. But at any rate, for your reading pleasure I bring you a glimpse into the crazy world of mailboxes.

  1. Now that’s one way to recycle an old broken microwave.
But if you want to use it as a mailbox keep it secure on a wooden post, attach a flag, and apply some house numbers. Otherwise, people are just going to see it as a microwave and take it.

But if you want to use it as a mailbox keep it secure on a wooden post, attach a flag, and apply some house numbers. Otherwise, people are just going to see it as a microwave and take it.

2. Guess this is the mailbox for Robot Chicken.

Robot Chicken does videos on the internet, by the way. But this mailbox really takes the robotic chicken concept quite literally.

Robot Chicken does videos on the internet, by the way. But this mailbox really takes the robotic chicken concept quite literally.

3. Looks like this mailbox has already sprouted flowers.

Okay, they're metal flowers. But whatever they're made from, they're quite pretty to me.

Okay, they’re metal flowers. But whatever they’re made from, they’re quite pretty to me.

4. With a mailbox like this, catfishing seems to take a whole new meaning.

Catfishing is when you meet someone in person you met through phone, mail, or online and they don't turn out to be what they say they are. Yet, this mailbox is of a literal catfish.

Catfishing is when you meet someone in person you met through phone, mail, or online and they don’t turn out to be what they say they are. Yet, this mailbox is of a literal catfish.

5. This mailbox shows how this mountainous area as if it had bloomed from a flower.

Too bad the petals on this flower seem to resemble butt cheeks. Yeah, that doesn't look right.

Too bad the petals on this flower seem to resemble butt cheeks. Yeah, that doesn’t look right.

6. If you can have a flamingo in your garden, how about one in your mailbox?

After all, a flamingo mailbox is just as tacky as a lawn ornament. Besides, it'll make you stand out in the neighborhood.

After all, a flamingo mailbox is just as tacky as a lawn ornament. Besides, it’ll make you stand out in the neighborhood.

7. Perhaps you and your neighbors can make the mailman’s job easier by putting your mailboxes on a wheel.

That way, the mail carrier can just spin the wheel to deliver the mail instead of having to stop their truck constantly. Seems more convenient to them.

That way, the mail carrier can just spin the wheel to deliver the mail instead of having to stop their truck constantly. Seems more convenient to them.

8. This mailbox is all held up by a bunch of pencils.

And they all seem to be in different colors, too. But I'm sure you can't use them.

And they all seem to be in different colors, too. But I’m sure you can’t use them.

9. Why chase windmills when you can receive your mail in one?

Sure having this might make people think you need a psychiatrist. But it sure looks quite charming in its own way.

Sure having this might make people think you need a psychiatrist. But it sure looks quite charming in its own way.

10. Got rusty mailboxes? You can always decorate them.

One of these is decorated with a crocheted quilt cozy. The other has flowers on it. Seems like this one is used for a college.

One of these is decorated with a crocheted quilt cozy. The other has flowers on it. Seems like this one is used for a college.

11. Hope you can get to your mail before the bear does.

Didn't know you can have wood sculpture mailboxes. Not sure how that works. But this is quite clever.

Didn’t know you can have wood sculpture mailboxes. Not sure how that works. But this is quite clever.

12. Guess this biker wants to out jump this orange mailbox.

Yes, I know the person who lives at that place is either crazy or a repressed art major. But at least no one is bound to mistake their address during mail time.

Yes, I know the person who lives at that place is either crazy or a repressed art major. But at least no one is bound to mistake their address during mail time.

13. This mailbox boldly goes where no man has gone before.

Yes, this is a mailbox depicting the Enterprise from Star Trek which is set at a time when nobody uses mailboxes at all. Seriously, they have replicators and teleport technology.

Yes, this is a mailbox depicting the Enterprise from Star Trek which is set at a time when nobody uses mailboxes at all. Seriously, they have replicators and teleport technology.

14. If you want the mail carrier to remember where you live, how about a mailbox of your own house?

After all, whoever lived there certainly did. Then again, some people might not have that option.

After all, whoever lived there certainly did. Then again, some people might not have that option.

15. Looks like this house belongs to a Mr. Charles Brown.

Because I can recognized that it has Snoopy and Woodstock. Still, like the red doghouse motif.

Because I can recognized that it has Snoopy and Woodstock. Still, like the red doghouse motif.

16. This scuba diver mailbox seems to belong under the sea.

After all, the guy swimming certainly seems like he's underwater. Also, note the crabs below him.

After all, the guy swimming certainly seems like he’s underwater. Also, note the crabs below him.

17. Didn’t know you can plant flowers near your mailbox.

Then again, I'm not sure whether some of these flowers are even real. But they sure are pretty.

Then again, I’m not sure whether some of these flowers are even real. But they sure are pretty.

18. Looks like this maibox is standing on half a boat.

Well, half a kayak anyway. Probably seems like it was created by someone with too much time on their hands.

Well, half a kayak anyway. Probably seems like it was created by someone with too much time on their hands.

19. This skeleton is just lounging around without a care in the world.

Yes, he's just kicking back with food, beer, music, and lots of sun. What more can he ask for?

Yes, he’s just kicking back with food, beer, music, and lots of sun. What more can he ask for?

20. Guess this is where everyone makes a deposit so the mailman can withdraw.

Because this mailbox apparently resembles an old wooden outhouse. And it has a spider on it.

Because this mailbox apparently resembles an old wooden outhouse. And it has a spider on it.

21. Seems like this box was made from a whole neighborhood block.

Actually it's just a wooden mailbox with homes painted. But you have to admire the vibrant colors.

Actually it’s just a wooden mailbox with homes painted. But you have to admire the vibrant colors.

22. My, that’s one fearsome fish.

On bright side, having a mailbox like this can potentially scare off potential smashers. On the downside, it might scare the shit out of mail carriers.

On bright side, having a mailbox like this can potentially scare off potential smashers. On the downside, it might scare the shit out of mail carriers and everyone else.

23. Wonder what’s buzzing inside this one.

Hope it doesn't contain anything that might get you stung. Still, this is really adorable if you ask me.

Hope it doesn’t contain anything that might get you stung. Still, this is really adorable if you ask me.

24. Apparently, some painter lives at that address.

You can obviously guess from the wooden paint pallet and brushes. Guess the artist wants to advertise.

You can obviously guess from the wooden paint pallet and brushes. Guess the artist wants to advertise their craft.

25. In this mailbox, every type of mail has its proper place.

The fact that papers and bills go into the old wood stove is only coincidental. Looks like someone doesn't care about receiving such stuff very much.

The fact that papers and bills go into the old wood stove is only coincidental. Looks like someone doesn’t care about receiving such stuff very much.

26. So is this mailbox used by a school?

Because it seems to really take the form of a yellow school bus. Like how they have little people figures inside.

Because it seems to really take the form of a yellow school bus. Like how they have little people figures inside.

27. Don’t mind the blue stick figure handling the yellow mailbox. He won’t hurt you.

After all, he's just being very friendly. So it's nothing you should be concerned about. Honest.

After all, he’s just being very friendly. So it’s nothing you should be concerned about. Honest.

28. This tractor mailbox can hold its mail fill at any rate.

Doesn't hurt that it was made from an old propane tank. Got to love the wheels and the seat.

Doesn’t hurt that it was made from an old propane tank. Got to love the wheels and the seat.

29. Seems like this mailbox is quite fancy.

This one seems to have a lovely painting and a lot of flowery touches. Definitely not one you'd want in my neighborhood (because it might get smashed).

This one seems to have a lovely painting and a lot of flowery touches. Definitely not one you’d want in my neighborhood (because it might get smashed).

30. In Hawaii, tiki mailboxes are all the rage.