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where to buy Stay Puft marshmallows

where to buy Stay Puft marshmallows

Ghostbuster fans, You now may purchase Stay Puft Marshmallows. They are officially called “Stay Puft Caffeinated Gourmet Marshmallows”. They go for $20 a box. Gourmet indeed AND on my Amazon Wish List. * Delicious gourmet marshmallows – loaded up with a boost of caffeine. * Licensed Ghostbusters product. * Box is rubbery with a marshmallow […]

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the proper Union Jack design

the proper Union Jack design

Looking to plaster the British Union Jack on anything and everything you can get your hands on? No? Well if you are, then be sure to check out Julian D. A. Wiseman’s page, How to Draw the Union Jack Accurately. WARNING: There’s a lot of math. You can buy the toilet seat above here.

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graphite sculptures

graphite sculptures

Agelio Battle essentially makes pencils out of sculptures. They are graphite sculptures. There are many different objects in this series including the human hand, branches, leaves, quills, flowers, and various animals. My favorite are the fish. The luster and smoothness of the graphite works well with the naturally incandescent shimmer and texture of a fish.

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calendar grid

calendar grid

It’s 2011 in one big grid. The weird thing is that you can buy it in all sorts of grades of fabric and different sizes. Cool, but quite weird. It turns out that that site, spoonflower.com, where you can buy the calendar grid, is a place where people can upload files and spoonflower sells your […]

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pantone mug collection

pantone mug collection

I’ve seen places selling Pantone mugs and made me curious if they actually use Pantone inks for these mugs. I’m a little skeptical because I’m not so sure you can use traditional Pantone inks, intended for printed use on paper, on mugs. Pantone’s official mug page.

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new location of Chagall windows

new location of Chagall windows

I just so happened to be randomly surfing the Art Institute of Chicago’s website when I saw that the Chagall windows have finally returned just a few days ago! They were removed from public view for five years. The Tute didn’t want “America Windows” (its official title) by Marc Chagall, on display during all the […]

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jasper johns quote from Gray

jasper johns quote from Gray

“In 1950 or [19]51, a painter whom I admired said that he was to have an exhibition of eight or ten canvases which were turned face to the wall in the kitchen where we were talking. He said that the works were very new and good, and that he would not show them to anyone […]

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