Grade school is an opportunity for budding artists to finally shed their cumbersome crayons and try their hand at making a masterpiece using the subtle shades of a box of coloured pencils. But artist Tuomas Markun Poika must've missed that class, since he instead uses pencils to create wooden vases with unique patterns made possible by the process with which they're made.
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If your recycling bin overfloweth with empty plastic water bottles, and you're just too lazy to take them to the curb, why not turn them from an eyesore into a lovely centrepiece with this 3D-printed web of bottlecaps? All you need to do is scrounge up 12 similarly sized bottles, and you've got yourself a one-of-a-kind vase that can hold an entire bouquet of flowers.
Looking for a spot to keep a small flower arrangement that doesn't block people from having conversations at the dinner table? These ultra-thin ceramic vases are designed to stack amongst the books on your shelf so you can keep a rose next to The Wars of the Roses, a daisy next to Please Don't Eat the Daisies, or an orchid next to Wild Orchids.
A Piet Mondrian painting is unmistakable for its big blocks of primary colours set in grids of horizontal and vertical black lines on a white background. The Mondri 3 in 1 vase is very clearly inspired by the late De Stijl movement artist, and it breaks apart into three pieces so you can create your own neoplasticism masterpiece.
Even if the garden you planted in the spring ends up looking like a devastated warzone by the summer, you can still impress your friends with what appear to be giant healthy blooms thanks to this magnifying Big Bloom vase.
Sculptor Brian Cox has made a hobby out of turning people's faces into a real-life, stainless steel Rubin vase illusions. Novelty gifts, as a whole, now have a new standard for, well, novelty.
These vases are made by heating a BIC pen until it's soft and squishy and then blowing the water chamber like one would blow a piece in glass. Then it's ready to accept a single flower, which will drink from the cool waters below. But just like your massive skull bong is only for enjoying fine tobaccos, this, friends, is for flowers and flowers alone. Right? It's $US29 shipped.