ducduc Sam Mini Table / Chalkboard Table at CleverTomato.com
by Susan Yara
As a child, did you ever wonder what happened to a balloon when you let it fly into the sky? Did it wander into outer space? Or did curious birds pop it before it got very far? Well here's one answer to tell the little rugrats in your life when they ask that very question - it becomes furniture!At least these balloons do. Five hundred deflated balloons in a variety of colors cover this cool table and make it a delightful addition to any bedroom. The Balloona side table isn't cheap, but with good reason ... each balloon is tied together over wood to create this fun piece of furniture. We love looking at it and remembering the joy we felt in our younger years. Balloons can brighten any day and with this table, they certainly brighten ours! Where to Buy - TheFuturePerfect.comPrice - $225.00Who Found It - SusanY was the first to add the 'Balloona Side Table' to the Hive.
by Ida Hsiang
Before you start questioning my knack for keeping up with the latest styles and trends, you'll need to re-think your ideas on tie-dye. While tie-dye used to conjure up images of brightly colored bursts on white tees (like the kind you made at the after-school program in elementary school) and is generally linked to hippie attire and reserved for those still stuck in the 60's and 70's (in both mindset and style), tie-dye as of late has gotten a modern make-over. Using an edgier or more wearable color palette, as well as differing patterns and shapes, modern day tie-dye is now more chic and stylish than tacky and dated. Whether it's as a water-color like print on a fluid tank, or as a unique and trendy way to add interest and texture to a hot pair of jeans or leggings, there's no denying that tie-dye is popping up everywhere ... and it's staying! The new, made-over tie-dye designs are youthful, versatile and totally fashionable and soon, over-sized rainbow tie-dye shirts will just be a thing of fashion-faux-pas nightmares. Want to take a look at the new and improved tie-dye and incorporate it into your closet? Click on the slideshow to see some of my favorite modern tie-dye pieces!