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Friday, June 15, 2007

Solutions for Modern Living

I found these elegant solutions for modern living in the "shopping" section (interesting products, briefly mentioned) of a batch of House Beautifuls from the 50s.

His and hers cigarette caddy with name plates:


A bird feeder made from a spiral of metal that holds a full ear of corn and allows for perching:


And a device to trepan a hard-boiled egg:


My house would certainly be beautified by these deluxe items.

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