Coin Art - foreign coin collection I LOVE this idea. Im slowly collecting foreign coins thrown in the tip jar at work, I think theyre really nifty and beautiful. Might not even wait for enough for a big frame, just get ittle ones to fill up :)
Creative Uses for Old Maps bookcase DIY - What a wonderful accent piece! Just cover the inside of an Old Bookshelf with Old Maps and create a focal point for your room. Maybe not a map but another poster of some kind.
All natural (mostly) wood stains! A handful of pennies in vinegar will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.
The Swedish Museum of Architecture is selling these gorgeous match boxes with illustrations of different architectural styles. When put together the boxes create a small city block. Illustrations by Klas Fahlén.
Brazilian illustrator Fabio Rex has created a really simple graphic recipe guide to create perfect cocktails, from the Margarita to the Caipirinha to Long Island Iced Tea. At last, infographics put to a good use.