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christmas goodies – repurposed & reborn


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Straight out of Singapore!

Handmade, one-of-a-kind funkiness! Our friends at Maki Squarepatch make funky, playful stuff out of found materials from thrift shops, flea markets and closets. Hand-crafted and designed by sisters Enqi and Xin, these Christmas items possess a unique DIY attitude and flavor. The siblings create their product line in their homeland, Singapore, a locale not known for self-expression of any kind. (the two items in the middle above are iPod pouches)

see more Christmas items and other stuff @ makisquarepatch

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Thursday, December 6, 2007

Messenger Bag – plastic bottles become bag


rms_olive.jpgFleurville transforms 10, landfill-bound, 600ml plastic water bottles into this styling Re-Run messenger bag.

features:

  • adjustable shoulder strap
  • 2 external side pockets w/magnetic closures
  • 3 elastic-topped, interior pockets
  • ear-bud pass thru badge
  • internal fleece-lined iPod/sunglass pocket
  • caribiner key clip
  • pvc and teflon-free

L 13.5″ x H 11.25″ x W 4.5″ – also comes in red, black and chocolate

$75 @ fleurville.com

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a mixed bag of green news


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