Archive for September, 2008

12 Days of Christmas Plates

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Having 12 guests over for Christmas cocktails? Have 12 delicious appetizers to serve? No? You need these 12 days of Christmas plates anyway.

Macy’s New Anthem

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Marvelous new commercial for Macy’s. 

(Via Speak Up)

Candy Cane Shot Glasses

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Need a way to push your dullsville Christmas party to a whole ’nutha level? Candy Cane Shot Glasses!


Friday, September 26th, 2008

Halloween is definitely our second favorite holiday here at Batman Smells, so keep checking back for more treats and tricks all through the month of October.

Illustrator Marc Gervais sure knows how to make the kiddies soil their Spider-man suits. His deliciously disheartening animations are available on DVD for you to project onto your own fright house window. Thanks to Jonathan for the tip!

(Via Veer)

Alessi Nativity

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Check out this amazingly mod porcelain nativity scene by Massimo Giacon and Miriam Mirri for Alessi

Console Wars Veteran Medal

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

I won a local Tetris tournament when I was a kid, but the award wasn’t anywhere near as awesome as this medal from supermandolini. C’mon, I know you’ve earned it.

(via Boing Boing Gadgets)

Sparrow + Belle

Monday, September 22nd, 2008


It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas cards. Sparrow + Belle have a lovely selection of minimalist holiday correspondence.

Via Design Sponge.

xmas cards

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Cool typographic Christmas cards by Andrew Townsend


Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Love this log-shaped watering can by Fred & Friends.


Monday, September 15th, 2008

Now, this goes against my upbringing, but who could resist an item that combines the traditions of Christmas with the grim imagery of Halloween – and monogrammed no less! Get yours at Pottery Barn Kids for the not-so-low price of $129.00.