2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Creative Products for the Ones You Love
The holidays are right around the corner, and you know what that means … presents! Before the celebrations kick off, you’re probably trying to figure out the best gifts to give to your friends, family, and co-workers. To make things easier, we created this stellar holiday gift guide filled with creative products.
Nobody wants an exhilarating excitement build up for a bad gift. We believe that the following presents will catapult smiles on faces, like rice is thrown at weddings. We hope this guide will give you a head start and plenty of time to find the right gift for that special person in your life.
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Come In/Go Away Ambigram Door Hanger
You probably didn’t think you would ever want a hotel style Do Not Disturb door-knob hanger in your own home. Well not until you saw this fancy piece of word-bending design. The ambighram style text reads differently each way up! An ambigram, also sometimes known as an inversion, is a graphical figure that spells out a word not only in its form as presented, but also in another direction or orientation.
Temperature Sensitive Led Faucet
Tired of that same old monotonous water? Need to make your midnight bathroom appointments more exhilarating? Then this futuristic LED faucet is the best choice to upgrade your modern bathroom decoration. And the temperature sensitive function will protect your family to avoid scald. It is also ideal for a kid’s bathroom and a smart gift for older people.
World Map Shower Curtain
This world map shower curtain gives a whimsical and educational design to your bathroom. Busy geography students will love this curtain, which lets them refresh their minds while they freshen up before their exam. Canadian provinces, and US state names are also labeled on this educational shower curtain.
Nice Underwear Doormat
Nice Underwear Coir Doormat A Stylish And Durable Design The perfect way to decorate the entryway to your home with one of our elegant coir doormats. These doormats are hand woven in India from robust coconut bristles, the mat offers exceptional durability. These fiber coir doormats are bleached and designed with fade resistant dyes.
Illusion Side Table
With unmatched whimsy and adaptability, this end table creatively combines the traditional appearance of a tablecloth with a very modern form. Though it appears to be a floating tablecloth, this small end table is actually made of transparent clear acrylic (Lucite). The corners of the -Inch draped-Inch acrylic are turned outward to form feet.
Strong Man Toilet Paper Holder
Funky toilet paper holder that will add some style and color to your bathroom!
WarmFoot Heated Foot Pad
WarmFoot heated foot pads are made for comfort, simple to use, and using patented, state of the art self-compensating heating element for safety and energy efficiency.
Bubble Tank by Psalt Design
Fish tanks and aquariums are often the main attraction in a room, however it is usually the fish themselves that are the focal point rather than the tank. The Bubble Tank aims to question this by creating a beautiful, as well as functional, product aimed to provoke a reaction, conversation or interaction between the owner and any guests.
Huey the Color Copying Chameleon Lamp
Huey is an electronic glowing chameleon lamp that dynamically matches the color of whatever he sits on. Have a favorite green notebook? Plop Huey down on top and he matches the color with his glowing skin. Just painted your room Cerulean Blue? Hold Huey against the wall, then squeeze him gently and he’ll hold the color, even if you put him down on your brown nightstand. Huey even has a color cycle mode if you’re indecisive.
Knowledge in the Brain Bookends, Black/Gold
These unique, contemporary bookends designed by Karim Rashid are the perfect addition to any modern home.
Recycled Cardboard Sculpture
For the hunter who has everything, the Deer Trophy is the over-the-top gift they definitely won’t expect. Each Deer Trophy is laser-cut for precision fit and easy assembly using slotted construction. They also look great in their native brown or white and can be decorated with paint, glitter or other craft materials. The perfect companion for home or office and a great gift for dad. Each trophy is made from recycled cardboard, a non-toxic, environmentally friendly product. All figures are packaged flat for shipping and includes detailed instructions.
Hand Pen Holder
Handy heavyweight pen holder that’s perfect for holding everything from desktop supplies to knickknacks. Created from a durable plastic and cement combo – get one or choose two to double fist! Finished with a felted base and tonal magnetic wrist.
Glow In The Dark Light Pull
Funky bathroom accessories don’t come more handy than this! Our Glow in the Dark Light Pull means no more fumbling around in the dark as your regular light pull bangs against the wall and wakes everyone up. Shaped like an old fashioned light bulb, this makes an ideal bathroom light pull and stores light from the day, transferring it into a handy green glow at night so you can find your way to the light switch.
LED Rainfall Showerhead
This 10 inch overhead shower head has a swivel connector allowing you to adjust the angle of spray. It works under the water pressure and no battery needed, which makes it an environmentally friendly product. It illuminates up to three different colors in green, blue, red and flashing red. This showerhead will definitely provide a different shower experience to you.
Wilson The Volleyball
Replica of WILSON from the movie “Cast Away”!
Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock
Watch time flip away with these modernized flip down clocks. Inspired by the retro clocks that had flip down hour and minute displays, these modern versions were designed with ‘outside the box’ thinking, ditching the container box and giving the clock an exposed form.
iPhone App Magnets
Apps. That wasn’t even a word up until a few years ago. Now it could well be argued that along with coffee, apps are the cornerstone of our very society. And you know you love them. So how about an app that turns your favorite app icons into real world magnets!
Calvin Klein Acacia Duvet
A tranquil fern pattern in plum and pewter brings a sophisticated natural touch to this duvet. Made of vat-dyed Italian cotton with hidden button closure. Reverses easily to fit any slumbering mood. 100% combed cotton sateen.
Log Pillow by Kikkerland
Now you can sleep like a log when you relax your head and neck on this log shaped pillow. The Bolster pillow features realistic three dimensional print of a log. Custom contouring micro-bead fill and spandeby cover. Lightweight and great for travel or home.
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