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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.
All I wanna do is ... sink right into that seat. Doshi Levien's Paper Planes line of reading chairs are designed to help you do just that -- they're contemporary like the bulk of their esteemed furniture projects, and their asymmetrical shape was actually crafted specifically for comfort, making the chair as sophisticatedly practical as dad's leather LA-Z-BOY, just more smooth and sleek and effortlessly less burly. And this chair can actually recline in more ways than one. It was actually paper folding that fueled the creation of this swanky lounger. Furniture design may have been pushed against the grain in the conception of this piece of art, but upon further inspection, the lines and angles of the Paper Planes chairs seem to flow together in a way that that makes sound, geometric sense. Upon even closer inspection, you'll notice that some chairs actually shimmer with Swarovsky crystals that trace the graph paper-like grooves along the chair's many planes -- talk about baller. Unwind and relish in the creativity of the planet's edgiest reading chair while really indulging yourself by sitting on upholstery laced with the world's most famous crystals. We'd all probably be reading a bit more if we had a reading chair like one of Levien's Paper Planes. To afford a piece, however, I might just have to take your money. Check out the slideshow for a few more views of the project!Who Found It: kelojif was the first to add Doshi Levien Paper Planes to the Hive.Price: $3,393 - $5,795