For all you good people that keep in contact with friends during the holidays, here’s a soon to be released app that could revolutionize your card sending frenzy. Sincerely Ink lets you not only create cards directly on your iPhone, iPad or Android phone, but also mail them directly from your contacts. There are over 30 different designs and your messages are guaranteed to arrive or your money back. The current price for each sent card is just $1.69, which when you consider how much time your saving, the fact that it’s a custom card and the cost of postage, is quite a deal. See sincerely.com/ink for more info and to be first to know when the app is released [Read more...]
A row of Christmas stockings hung by the fire are cozy and traditional. A cluster of vibrant Christmas socks strung up to create a sculpture is anything but conventional. This Christmas display was created by Montreal creative agency Paprika, for Domison, a retailer that has become known for creative and eco-friendly holiday installations. The sleigh-like swoop of Paprika Christmas Display comprises 600 socks fastened together with safety pins. For the holiday season it can be seen hanging from the ceiling of the Domison store at 4117 Boulevard Saint-Laurent. After the holidays, the socks will be removed and given to 300 cold toes in need at a local homeless shelter. [Read more...]
Putting the cycle back in recycle, some clever Aussies in Sydney built a huge Christmas tree completely out of old bicycles. For the third year running, the people at The Rocks have built their tree completely out of reused objects. In 2008 the tree was built out of discarded wooden chairs and in 2009 it was made entirely of plastic bottles. This year they really raised the bar and used 100 old two-wheelers painted green, radially mounted with multi-colored lights to illuminate.
This year’s bicycle tree: