I love how these Tadé Recycled Tire Tubs & Pots, spotted on AT: Green, somehow look more like luxe, leather vessels than old car tires.
Instructables shows you how to DIY this modern lampshade.
For all of you design-enthusiast travelers, check out Dwell's guide to mod travel.
If you need a bizarre pick-me-up, head over to GiggleSugar and meet the crazy cat guy.
Nailhead trim gets funky over on Design Happens.
SFGirlbyBay has a lovely interview with German artist Sandra Monat.
FitSugar will clear up your misconceptions about mushrooms.
The California fires are on my mind. If they're on yours, check out these fire-safe building solutions courtesy of This Old House
PetSugar asks: are pets psychic?