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Love It or Hate It? Bic Pen Vase

You've heard of blown glass, but how about blown plastic? These Giffin' Termeer Daisy vases ($19) are made from upcycled Bic pens that are heated until their plastic becomes malleable, and then blown into a bulbous shape.

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yayapapaya yayapapaya 9 years
i thought it was a repurposed crack pipe before i read the discription. its a neat idea, just the look isn't right.
outofhere outofhere 9 years
I had to put undecided because I love the fact that they are recycled but I don't like the shape of it.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i'm definitely into stuff that is upcycled! great find :)
miz-vanessa-anne miz-vanessa-anne 9 years
that's such an innovative idea! remaking vases outta bic pens..
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 9 years
crack pipe. Reminds me of Grandma's Boy when she put's flowers in his bong because she thinks it's a vase...this is not as funny as that though.
BKNYGal BKNYGal 9 years
First thing that came to mind = crack pipe. Therefore, not a good idea.
Jinx Jinx 9 years
Junkies everywhere will be claiming their paraphernalia is really a vase! :rotfl:
Nightwind Nightwind 9 years
Horrible! I dont want a crack pipe-looking-pen-holder-glass thing anywhere near me.
nancita nancita 9 years
I would like the look even if it weren't made from a bic pen. But that's a great touch.
misslarue misslarue 9 years
Cute!
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
despite the drug paraphernalia similarity, i really like it. it would make a cute addition to my desk. hmm, i'm thinking of who i can get these for already as x-mas gifts. :)
vinnie vinnie 9 years
Twinkle nailed it!
dragonbaby dragonbaby 9 years
I think that is a cool idea though I think quite pricey. And yes, it does look a bit like a bong. lol
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
I was going to say looks like a mini-bong, but crack pipe is close enough ;)
libs1dlab libs1dlab 9 years
I wanted to like it but I couldn't get over it looking like a crack pipe.
Positivek22 Positivek22 9 years
it totally looks like something you'd smoke drugs out of, but it's great that it's recycled and it's also a cool design!
Seraphim Seraphim 9 years
definitely looks like a crack pipe twinkle!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Cute!
Jinx Jinx 9 years
Ha ha Twinkle! I was going to say I like it, but now you got me wondering. :rotfl:
BloodyFuFu BloodyFuFu 9 years
Very funny, but yeah, my first thought was crack pipe.
gooniette gooniette 9 years
i love the minimalism.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I actally think it's pretty cool!!! I love it ;)
hellcangetus hellcangetus 9 years
i have to admit its not the best looking thing i've seen but you have to give props for sustainability
cbgmick cbgmick 9 years
Twinkle's right, but I do love it. The simplicity and ease (how hard is it to remember to replace one little daisy) make it such a lovely and minimalist addition to a desk
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
Umm, if I had that on my office desk there would be some serious unintentional intervention taking place.
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