Topic: Decor

Celebrate International Cat Day With These Fun Cat Themed Housewares!

Celebrate International Cat Day With These Fun Cat Themed Housewares!

Did you know that today is International Cat Day? Founded in 2002 by Cathy cartoons to help single women come to terms with their never ending solitude,* International Cat Day is a day to celebrate, reflect, and buy shit on Etsy. To that end, I’ve assembled a list of excellent cat-themed housewares, as just because you’re not allowed to have 100 actual cats doesn’t mean you can’t still be surrounded by hundreds of feline eyes wherever you go. So brush the hair off your shirt, click through these wonderful items, and adopt a few more of the internet’s favorite animal. Full disclosure: I may or may not have already purchased all of these things for my new place. More »

Creative Ways To Use Gift Wrap (For More Than Presents)

Creative Ways To Use Gift Wrap (For More Than Presents)

Remember all the excitement and fervor you had on your birthdays as a kid, using all your strength to destroy the careful wrapping work of adults? Then using the remnants as costume material or ribbon to choke your siblings? Now that we’re older and have to practice restraint when it’s time to open gifts (either to impress the in-laws with our self control skills or because we have lost sight of all things fun), the wrapping paper ends up perfectly folded and sitting in the closet. But all that un-ripped, untainted paper, ribbons, and boxes are more than trash or just reusable wrapping: they are a gift of their own.

With Midori’s actually awesome collection of printed wrapping paper, patterned boxes and colorful ribbons, you can bring that excitement of being a destructive kid back by dressing up your home, hair and wardrobe with all those leftover supplies. Here are a few easy ways to use their fancy printed paper and ribbons for more than wrapping presents, and feel like that creative kid you once were. More »

Airbnb In Sweden Used As “Temporary Brothel”

Airbnb In Sweden Used As "Temporary Brothel"

Look, I just thought you guys should know.

The next time you use Airbnb to sublet your apartment when you’re out of town, just remember to ask if whoever is renting will be using it as a brothel for a few weeks. I mean, also ask them if they’re a meth user, but incorporate “enterprising brothel owner” into your questions if that would trouble you. Or people will run a brothel out of your home, and you will only find out about it via police note upon your return. According to The Kernel: More »