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Make a spare key from a soda bottle; be more like MacGyver

This is totally worth trying.

TweetThere’s no better way to spend spare time than to make a spare key… especially when it’s made from your spare Diet Coke bottles:) Related PostsHydrogen Peroxide in Ears: Easy Home Remedy DIY Whitney Port Hair a la Mark Hill How to Get Rid of Nail Ridges: 101 DIY 2 Week Manicure: How I Get My Home Mani to Last DIY Honey Nutmeg Cinnamon Face Mask

By • Jan 7th, 2012 • Category: ENTERTAINMENT, HOME AND REAL ESTATE

WTF Spotting: Artsy Drawings… Made Out Of Hair

What do you think of this hairy art phenomenon?

We’ve begrudgingly noticed the trend in art, fashion & beauty involving the use of human hair… and although the message and overall aesthetic is pretty rad, the whole venture makes me a little uncomfortable.  This artist, Zaira Pulido, works exclusively with strands, weaving pretty breathtaking portraits and ‘still life’ pieces of objects she hold dear (read: her bra)... More...

By • Oct 16th, 2011 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT

Cool Spotting: your iPhone can be 80′s awesome

A cool prob to keep the music flowing at your desk

We’re big Apple nuts at TheLuxurySpot, so it’s obviously rough to know that the leader of our cult, Steve Jobs, has passed on. We’ve been  celebrating his life with our iPhones, iPads, iMacs, and spiking all our drinks with apple juice, and now we’re propping our iPhones up on our desks with these cool little casette speakers by ChicBuds. They’re under $22 and add a to... More...

By • Oct 7th, 2011 • Category: ENTERTAINMENT, Music

Bridal Spotting: Alternative Engagement & Wedding Rings

Out with the old, and in with the hippest thing to happen to your engagement since chocolate fountains.

Are you the type to get engaged to your indie boyfriend, to then get married barefoot in the park in a retro blue dress with Metallica’s version of “Here Comes The Bride” playing softly in the background? Welp, then this is the RING for YOU. did a killer round-up of this season’s best and brightest in the ‘alternative’ category, and we’re lovi... More...

By • Sep 28th, 2011 • Category: FASHION, Jewelry, Shoes and Accessories

Art Spotting: Street Style 2.0

Photoshop + blogger Miss Moss = A whole lotta beauty

If you think these pieces are a beautifully whisked piece of watercolor fashion bliss, you’re sorrily mistaken.  The artist (read: blogger), Miss Moss, sourced the looks from Fashion Gone Rouge and photoshopped the buh-jee-bus out of them – in the best way ever.  Enjoy, beauties. Related Posts80 Year Old Model and Designer Shows Off Yasmina Rossi: Meet a 59 Year Old Fashion Mode... More...

By • Sep 25th, 2011 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT, FASHION

Art Spotting: “Everyday Life”

Japanese Artist Shintaro Ohata stands out in Tokyo

Japanese artist Shintaro Ohata went wild, crazy and inherently Japenese in his new solo exhibition for Tokyo’s Yukari Art Contemporary. His 2-D meets 3-D approach is found in his eye-popping sculptures being paired with paintings, breathing a new life in to each, as one. Via Sassy Art Source: Smashbox Studios Related PostsThe Godzilla Themed Hotel in Tokyo The Ultimate Bar Mitzvah Vide... More...

By • Aug 20th, 2011 • Category: Art, Cities, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND TRAVEL

Decor Spotting: The Little Black Dress(er)

Whimsical dressers to stir any imagination.

Designer Judson Beaumont of Straight Line Designs, a Vancouver based mecca of all things whimsy, decor & artful installation, is most noted for his working with imagination factory Disney, which explains the majority of his pieces looking as though they’ve jumped straight off the pages of a Dr. Seuss book.  His signature LBD (Little Black Dresser) pictured above could turn any abode in t... More...

By • Jul 25th, 2011 • Category: Art, Bathroom, Bedroom, Decor, ENTERTAINMENT, HOME AND REAL ESTATE, Interiors, Kitchen, Residential

Decor Spotting: Read Your Bookcase

Read my lips: individually block-designed bookcases

Italian design duo Eva Alessandrini and Roberto Saporiti of Saporiti are making your reading space exactly how you want it to be. Pushy about education, oversized & in your face, and a design dream come true.  Reading “Read Your Book Case”, this piece is actually made out of individually lettered blocks, giving you the ability to style your own ish the way you like it. “TLS DOT ... More...

By • Jul 18th, 2011 • Category: Decor, HOME AND REAL ESTATE, Residential

Decor Spotting: Origami Chandeliers

Art meets paper meets dope home decor.

These are insane and awesome and completely fascinating. I’m not sure I’d ever get anything done while surrounded by these. I would definite stare intensely at them and zone off while thinking about bunnies and flying cranes. Designed by Jacqui Symons. via Related PostsDIY Earthquake Detection Kit The Art of the Brain by Lia Chavez GIF Guide: Renaissance Art With A Twist DIY Living Room... More...

By • Jul 2nd, 2011 • Category: Art, Decor, HOME AND REAL ESTATE, Interiors, Residential

Travel Spotting: Marble Caves of Patagonia

This is a def must-see!

These marble caves are miracles of nature- seemingly shooting out of General Carrera, the lake seen here that borders both Chile and Argentina. The lake has a warm, sunny microclimate that makes it suitable for swimming in an area that’s otherwise too chilly to strip down. During the few times a year when water levels are low visitors can actually explore the caverns by boat, which we think is a... More...

By • Jul 1st, 2011 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations