How a kitchen works without a sink and a sneak peek at this week's full-color home tour #Reader Round-up#colorful#fences#kitchens#Pinterest December 26 | Cat Rocketship HELLO, HOMIES! I've missed you over the weekend! Let's get the week going with a look at what's been going on with photos from the Offbeat Home Flickr pool and things we've pinned via the Offbeat Home Pinterest account. I've been seeking out cool fences lately. This is — I think — a street installation of colored pencils on a gate. Makes a high wall look friendly. Source: thisisnthappiness.com via Pinterest This is gorgeousgreenmama's family's sink arrangement until they set up a well. aauumm.ru shows off her tiny cake houses. Mindfulmagpies takes her leash-loving cat to the pet store. Here's a sneak peak at devotedsatellite's home tour, coming to Offbeat Home this week. Anders Rorgren shared a photo of his neighborhood playground in Malmö. He says there are always kids in line for this one. I bet! Here are your Clicky Links! My time spent with a civic non-profit org left me interested in the future of cities. Good article this week: How will climate change affect the balance of cities versus suburbs? Here we go, wintertime, here we go! I loved A Great Leap in the Dark's meditation "Short Days Long Nights" Didn't do a household wintry card, and want to? Let Jenny convince you it's in everyone's interest to do an e-card, anyway. Best yard art ever: Calvin & Hobbes' snowmen occupy a front lawn. Visit the 450 square foot, quarter-of-a-million dollar Origami Apartment in New York City and you'll understand why it's called the Origami Apartment. History nerds, I know you're out there. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a covered wagon traversing the American Plains and to have to get your home over the Rocky Mountains? Got something to share? See your options on our Submissions page. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS Treat yourself! …To another macabre Christmas tree NEXT The big pink chair and the white hot rage Toggle comments [ 2 ] Aw, I wish my cat did leashes.. 0 agree Reply Can I just say, if it were up to me, I'd take the coloured pencil fence a step further and make pink rubber eraser and little pencil sharpener wood cutouts to put over the parts of the fence that aren't pencils? TOO FAR IS THE ONLY WAY TO GO. 3 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.