No damage moose antler decor, a rainbow of handmade owls, and a bevvy of LEGO-related Clicky Links #Reader Round-up#Christmas#greeting cards#holidays#LEGO#lighting#no damage decor#rainbow#stars#Thanksgiving December 5 2011 | Cat Rocketship Hellllllllo, Offbeat Homies! Welcome to December. I know it's a few days old, but moving into December feels like an important time of year. I'm looking at lots of posts about winterizing, holidays, parties, cookies, and inclement weather. Southern Hemisphere! I love to hear what life's like for you, and we've got a post just for you coming up later this week. I have a challenge for ALL readers, both hemispheres, any continent: I want to meet your offbeat pets. I'll be looking through photos for one of my childhood cat Mischief, a runty calico missing a leg and an eye. Share your non-standard poodles this week right here. 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 come across a LOT of tutorials on using toilet paper rolls as decor, and I always roll my eyes -- till now! Morgwnmakespeace made owl ornaments that are WAY cool. So NOT cool demonstrates no damage decor with this moose form made of copper wire. Heverus set up a VERY nice Thanksgiving for two. It looks less like Martha Stewart, more like Dr. Jekyll's romantic date night at home. Tortugan Lass and her dude had a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving instead of flying home or spending all their money on food. Toast? Pretzel sticks? JELLY BEANS? Talk about you doing you -- you guys ROCK. Evita made a constellation dresser light and you'd better BELIEVE I will not rest until I get a tutorial out of her. I bought a set of these Christmas cards, and I have NO IDEA what I'll do with them, but after I read the story behind their creation, I just had to. Source: bradmcginty.com via Cat on Pinterest Clicky Links: All-LEGO edition Check out the Google Science Fair trophies these girls won, then tell me those wouldn't be AMAZING sitting on a fireplace mantle. Dig it: a clock made with LEGO and animated with two Mindstorms. The Cult of LEGO, a book about the lively community surrounding the brand, gets really good reviews from LEGO diehards. Industrial designer Psychic Factory mocked up a concept product which combines the idea of LEGO blocks with the need to distribute food AND build homes effectively in the third world and in disaster-struck places. Tis the season for building all your Christmas decor out of LEGO. 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 Baby duck, elephant family, and DINOSAUR necklaces from Turtle Love Co. + giveaway! NEXT De-mane the drain Show/Hide comments [ 12 ] i was pretty much forced to buy those santa cards also! I can already think of 3 or 4 people who will love those! Reply I must get those Santa cards now! What a story! Reply omg. The constellation light. I am DYING. I need a tutorial on that like, yesterday! Reply I'll be ready this week, I promise! Reply O Monday Montage, O Monday Montage, How lovely are your photos. They are cool when days are hot, they are hot when days are cool! O Monday Montage, O Monday Montage, Your photos are way awesome. Reply <3!!!!!!!!! This will be my goal with each MM to follow: get Dootsie to compose a song about it. Reply Looking back on my meter there, I'm realizing why I don't have a career in music. BUT OKAY. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Reply Popcorn and toast with spoon dinner, for the win! Reply The spoon was for the strawberry ice-cream sundae. 🙂 Reply Aren't those tacks in the wall holding up the moose antlers? Wouldn't that count as damaging the wall? I know it would under the terms of many leases and dorm room agreements. Reply Considering that all my friends have horribly sick senses of humor, I have just purchased a bunch of those cards! I can not WAIT to get them! Reply love the creepy cards! christmas on the west side of Australia is awesome! i love it! its hot, sticky and we drink lots of lovely champagne to keep us cool haha. wake up, open pressies, then lunch with hot and cold food, then nap then quiet dinner/play with my new toys! everyone should try a summer christmas at least once. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list 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.