Penny Desk

Penny Desk

I often think of pennies as something of a nuisance. They weigh down my wallet and force me to paw through my coin purse endlessly as I search for more valuable quarters or dimes. But EPBOT blogger Jen recently proved…

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Drying Table

Drying Table

I’m always interested to hear about new ways to dry clothing. There’s the energy-saving factor, of course, and then there’s the fact that dryers always seem to shrink or stretch my clothes. Luckily, there are plenty of alternatives to the…

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Selecting The Right Mattress

Selecting the Right Mattress

I was discussing mattresses today with a BobVila.com colleague, and she mentioned that she was thinking about buying a new one. Coincidentally, I stumbled across this article tonight from BestStuff.com, a site devoted to consumer product news and reviews, which…

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Ski Furniture

Ski Furniture

Sad to see the end of winter? Sorry to see your skis packed away for the season? Well, one company's innovative design lets you use them year-round. Green Mountain Ski Furniture recycles old skis and snowboards into "usable art" such…

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Niagara Falls!

Niagara Falls!

My wife wanted to go to Niagara, but for the cost of the trip I could buy a real working waterfall and install it in my home. Not only would we get the sound of rushing water but it would…

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Bookshelf Blog

Bookshelf Blog

Do you have a passion for bookshelves? In the pre-Internet days of our youth, you might have been out of luck finding others who shared your love. But now there is The Blog on the Bookshelf to help you. While…

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Paper Seating

Paper Seating

As anyone who reads this blog regularly knows, I love innovative design, particularly if it has a green spin. A Canadian design and manufacturing company called molo has a line of stools, benches and loungers called "soft," which utilizes flexible…

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Tile Tattoos

Tile Tattoos

Ready to jazz up your bathroom or kitchen but aren't interested in a long, costly remodeling project? Check out Tile Tattoos by Mibo available at 2Jane.com, a site of independent artists in the United Kingdom. These heavy-duty stickers aren't affected…

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