food & food-ish

the pineapple in black & white. . . ok, and color too!

pineapple fabric in black and white
pineapple upholstery fabric

 

Love everything about this tropical fruit? Yeah me too. It’s been a symbol of hospitality for hundreds of years and even has an interesting imperial past.  Here is a roundup of my favorite pineapple finds.

It’s all about the neon.  This neon pineapple light features a dimmer so you can adjust your level of fabulousness. Also available in cactus, flamingo, crab, rainbow, toucan 🙂
pineapple decor neon light

Cast from a real pineapple, this 16 oz. porcelain mug has an awesome nubby texture.

Porcelain Pineapple Mug
porcelain pineapple mug from Food52

Wallpaper for the indecisive…or the renter

removable pineapple wallpaper
removable pineapple wallpaper

The details: self adhesive removable wallpaper, peel and stick, no residue 

Super sweet hand-painted porcelain pineapple jewelry from And Mary

porcelain pineapple jewelry

Pineapple sculptures because why not?

White Porcelain Pineapple sculpture
white porcelain pineapple sculpture
Carved Wood Pineapple Sculpture
circa 1970s vintage carved wood pineapple from The Birdcage
acrylic pineapple sculpture
acrylic pineapple decor

 

Still interested in pineapple, check out my post on homemade pineapple basil gin!

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food & food-ish

Bent Objects by Terry Border

Terry Border‘s quirky photography imagines the secret life of everyday objects. What happens to the snack food in your pantry or the office supplies on your desk when you leave the room? I would best describe his work as always humorous, often ironic and bizarre, and sometimes disturbing. Terry’s new collection of photographs is due out in stores tomorrow! Bent Object of My Affection explores the twisted love lives of everyday objects.

Here are some of my favorites.

Marilyn
Marilyn
sylvia muffin
Sylvia Muffin put her head in the oven.
An American in Paris
Zombie Nuts

Terry Border has also dabbled in animation and adult humor.  His other blog Really Bent Objects is the more graphic, black sheep cousin of Bent Objects.