My Review of NO ________ SIGN

Originally submitted at UncommonGoods

Here’s a statement piece we can get behind! Hang or prop this fill-in-the-blank sign in an office, dorm or home to bust bad habits and deflect unwelcome articles in your personal space. A tough, elastic band holds objects in place that help finish the sentence. Drop cell phones, candy or other …

Funny and Memorable Reminder

By Aimee Dars from Fingers Lakes, NY on 8/18/2011
4out of 5

Pros: Funny, Bright, Attractive Design, Unique

Cons: Priced too high

Best Uses: Office, Gifts

Describe Yourself: Midrange Shopper

In my classrooms, I continually battle the surreptitious texting of my students. I thought I would purchase this novelty item to take to the first day of class as a tangible reminder to put away their cell phones. I like that the sign has a durable elastic band where you can place the verboten item.

(legalese)

My Review of PAPER POTS

Originally submitted at UncommonGoods

Turn that boring box of tissues into a sculptural statement with this functional and colorful tissue holder. Modern and refreshing, the paper pot is perfect for the bathroom as a toilet paper dispenser or as a tissue dispenser in any room. Pot unscrews and has a rod in the center to set tissues on …

Buy This Great Tissue Holder!

By Aimee Dars from Fingers Lakes, NY on 8/18/2011
4out of 5

Pros: Durable, Bright, Unique, Attractive Design

Best Uses: Gifts, Living Room, Office

Describe Yourself: Midrange Shopper

I received a lime green paper pot for Christmas and absolutely adore it. Tissue boxes are never very attractive, and covers are often bulky or tacky. I love the paper pot. It’s like a utilitarian piece of art. I purchased a second paper pot in orange for my office at work.

I gave the paper pot 4/5 stars, not a perfect 5, because I wish the rod for the paper were more intuitive. (It’s completely easy, though. You just lie the tissue on top of the rod and viola.) The main reason I gave the item 4/5 is that I wish it were in a wider range of colors, particularly purple and black.

(legalese)