Hingeheads' door art will nerdify, geek out, and bling up your door #Sponsors#art#decor#doors#gifts August 5 2011 | Cat Rocketship This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Home & Life because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. When the Offbeat Bride Tribe's community manager sent me a link for our new sponsor, HingeHeads, I may have let out a little squeal. I got pretty excited about them right away. You might not know what a finial is, but you're about to find out — and you're about to LOVE them. HingeHeads are a fantastic idea based on classic Victorian finials, the little tips that go on door hinges, fence posts, and even old-school lightening rods. These small metal sculptures have magnets and sit atop — or cling to the bottom — of door hinges. There are no tools required. HingeHeads add a secret bit of art to a doorway — and a secret bit of happy. When Ariel told me I'd be getting a package of samples in the mail, I felt a tingly I'm-getting-mail! excitement. And when the packet showed up in the mail box with a little =^..^= drawn next to my name, I was tickled. I ripped the envelope open and ran around the house, looking for the proper doorway to match up with each little figure. And now there's a dragon in the bathroom, a honeybee in the bedroom, a peace sign and a ballerina in the hallway, and my favorite — the cat — in my studio. Each HingeHead is hand cast in Los Angeles from original sculptures. They offer customization — you could fill your whole house with a limited edition set of finials made in the likeness of your goldfish, favorite houseplant, small robots, or UFOs. Hats. Snakes. I'm full of ideas. There are a number of designs to choose from — over 150 — and they are all under $10. I could give everyone's room in my house their own personalized finial for less than $50 — even less if I start in the sale section. How nice! A handmade, detailed sculpture for each person's room. HingeHeads would be a lovely — and unusual — housewarming gift. How heartwarming would it be to add your own welcoming hand to a brand new home? And I'm not just talking houses, Homies. Since Hingeheads are magnetic, you could give or get a set for a dorm, loft, apartment, or stint in the 'rents basement. You didn't know you wanted finials, but I bet you do now. Pick out your perfect sculptures at HingeHeads, and add a non-permanent finishing touch to your home. 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 Your next vacation is to China’s World of Warcraft theme park NEXT Girls shoes for the little ladies who don't like pink Show/Hide comments [ 21 ] OMG!!!!!!!!!!!! We just got our first house and I am ordering these asap!!! Thanks for the tip!! Reply I love these so much–these are going to be perfect winter holiday stocking stuffer gifts! Elegant affordable function-able AND portable?! Crazy talk! My favorites are the starfish (5!!!) and the retro rocketship! 2 agree Reply OH. Stocking stuffers. These are brilliant for that. Reply "You didn't know you wanted finials, but I bet you do now." Uhm, YES, I do now 🙂 2 agree Reply OMG these are amazing. And it's payday! Time to blow the "fun money"! 2 agree Reply LOVE THESE! My husband and I are doing lots of work on my grandfather's old house before we move in. These will be perfect. A book for the study, a dragon for our red master bedroom… Can't wait to go shopping! Reply o_O I think I need these. NOW. Oh, I hate that I'm saving all my money right now!!! Maybe I don't really need new work shoes? Reply Finally a sponser I'm excited about! 🙂 2 agree Reply Oh wow! Love these!! Going to go hinge hunting in my house today to see how many need spicing up! Reply Oh my god. These are the greatest things I never knew I wanted. 2 agree Reply It's comment like yours that make our hinge ♥ hearts beat a little faster. Thank you for all the nice things you have to say about HingeHeads. Reply I did not know these existed, never thought about it, but now that I know, I have been noticing the hinges in my house are really ugly. Reply I am now feeling the need to pout that I think our hinges are the originals and most of them came with plain, rounded finials already. Because I want some of these. Must see how I could go about arranging that. Reply USUALLY, if a hinge already has a finial, it's attached to the pin that runs through the hinge. You'd either need to saw that mother off or replace the pin entirely with a flat-topped one. Reply DOOTSIE. How is it that you know so many things? Are you a super geek? Whatever the case, it's awesome. Reply Little Red, some older homes/hinges may have rounded tops. Our HingeHeads will still fit and the magnets are strong enough to hold them in place. However, they may slide a little over time because of the rounded base though. Hope this helps. ~ Kai Reply Squeal! these are too cute for words! Reply The dragon "Fireball" would look amazing going on my future gaming room. The dolphin could go on the bathroom hinges. The rest would just be random amazingness. Reply I'm loving this Reply I Love them all! How do I choose? Reply Really very nice.all the collection is really very great. 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. 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