Amazing Colorized Photos Show What Kitchens Looked Like In The First Half Of The 20th Century

Tenement Kitchen, 1905

An amazing set of colorized photographs from Color Me Six Ways to Sunday that show what kitchens looked like from the first half of the 20th century. Continue reading »

Your Beautiful Home In 1974 On A Budget

Your Beautiful Home on a Budget was a home decorating book published in 1974. It was aimed at people who wanted to brighten up their homes on a shoestring budget. The book was written by Dawn Marsden, who also published a book titled “Planning Colour for Your Home: All You Need to Know About Colour” in the same year. She made her last contribution to literature world with her 1981 book ”The Complete Home Handywoman”. Continue reading »

Italian Guy Recreates Celebrity Outfits With Household Items

This master of mockery is Italian college student Emanuele Ferrari. It’s fun seeing how he transforms everyday items like toilet paper and egg cartons into outfits that actually resemble expensive fashion. Continue reading »

This Elderly Couple Bought Their Household Appliances In 1950s, 50 Years Later They Still Work!


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Sydney and Rachel Saunders from Exeter, UK, an elderly couple, both in their 80s, have been using the same home appliances that they bought over half a century ago! Their tumble dryer, boiler, cooker, and washing machine cost them just £146 GBP ($193 USD) when they first purchased them way back in 1956, and somewhat incredibly, they continue to work to this day. Continue reading »

“The Uncomfortable”: Designer Create A Series Of Inconvenient Household Items

“The Uncomfortable” is a series of impractical household objects by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani. Continue reading »

Swedish Designer Transforms Retro-Styled Household Appliances Into Series Of Cross-Stitch Art

Sometimes the most basic, outdated household items can be turned into something pretty spectacular.

Swedish designer Ulla-Stina Wikander has taken on a project which aims to transform old and unused household appliances into works of art. The sculptures utilise antiquated objects from around the home and transforms them into recycled, contemporary display pieces with the help of some thread. Continue reading »

Polish Craftsman Creates Amazing Household Items With A Folk Twist

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Aren’t you bored of same old “Made in China” or Ikea household products? Well we have a nice refreshment for you! This Polish wood workshop PLA j STER makes some of the prettiest wooden items that will make you kitchen much more “folkish” but also elegant and warm. All of these items are handwork carved from wood, copper, steel and leather so their products are original and excellent in their simplicity. Continue reading »

Bunny Bags From Japan That Turn Your Household Stuff Into Rabbits

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Tired of seeing stuff around your house that you kind of need but don’t like the look of? Well, you’re in luck, because now you can turn all that unsightly clutter into cute little rabbits thanks to these funny bunny bags from Japan. Made by the YOU+MORE! brand from Felissimo, the bunnies are designed to add some character to your household shelves and tabletops. Simply put your stuff into the bunny cloth, tie up the droopy bunny ears and voila, your bathroom products or random desk junk are magically transformed into a cute little rabbit. Continue reading »