We Want a Self-Fertilizing Planter Made of Upcycled Lobster Shells

The Shellworks team has created a versatile bioplastic made by mixing vinegar with the biopolymer found in crustacean exoskeletons.

We Want One of These Plinko-Style Bottle Opener Boards

This hand-made, wall-mounted bottle opener from Maryland's LeRoy Woodworks looks like it would fun to mess around with.

We Want a Copy of the ‘Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America’

Featuring "Fuck-Tailed Flycatchers" and "Great Blue Morons", this new book is a taxonomic takedown of winged and evil elusiveness.

We Love the Frank Spirit of This Marena Skinner T-Shirt, and We Want One

These original t-shirts are screenprinted by the local artist herself and are currently for sale in a highly limited run.

We Want This Awesome Coffee-Making Alarm Clock

Made by London-based designer Joshua Renouf, all you need to do for prep is add coffee grounds, set the alarm and go to sleep.

We Want to Browse This Vintage Cast Iron Market With All the Money in Our Pockets

Where do cast iron pans go when they die? Trick question -- they don't die. But if they did, this would be their heaven.

The Small Garage That Converts Finicky Classic Vehicles Into Reliable Electric Heroes

California company EV West has made a brisk business out of converting old Ferraris, Porsches and even VW vans to electric. 

We Want This Rube Goldberg-Inspired Back Scratching Adirondack Chair

Matt Thompson of Michigan's Thompson Woodworks created a Adirondack chair that does a lot for those who sit in it.

We Want One of Scott Reinhard’s Topographic Maps

Reinhard - a freelance Multimedia and Graphics Editor at the New York Times - has been busy with an awesome side hustle.

We Want a Summer Subscription to Beautiful Flowers From Local Grower ‘Valley Buds’

Buying into this flower share is a brilliant way to pre-emptively ensure fresh, gorgeous, local blooms all summer long.

We Want One of Steven Brekelmans New Drawings

The local artist's new series of drawings is currently hanging on the walls of Chernoff Fine Art on East 2nd Avenue.

We Want to Customize Our Very Own Search and Rescue Denim Co. Apron

Regardless of your industry or hobby, the newly launched Custom Apron Builder by Search and Rescue Denim Co. is really f*cking fun!

We Want an Adventuremobile That Can Drive Across Deserts and Walk Up Mountains

Instead of driving gingerly around obstacles and hazards off-road to find the perfect campsite, what if you could just step over them?

We Want a Big Box of Delicious Happiness from Chinatown’s Pazzo Chow

Got some last minute shopping to do for a friend or loved one? If you really want to show them you care, give them food!

We Want to Drink Whisky Out of These Glacier Glasses

These square-shaped, heavy-bottomed, 10oz rocks glasses have the slipped-edge look of a cracked glacier, and we want a pair.

Five Reasons to Hit Up the TOQUE Craft Fair This Year

The Western Front's annual fundraising event is our go-to place to scoop up holiday goodies from some of Vancouver's best makers, and it's happening November 30th to December 2nd.

We Want a Bottle of the New ‘Bearface’ Triple Oak Canadian Whisky

The small batch whisky is aged seven years in American oak before being finished in French oak and virgin Hungarian oak.

New School in Manhattan Reimagines Education Through Design — And We Want It

Though the new WeGrow school was designed for the benefit of playful children, we'd sooner use it as an office space.

We Want To Have Fun Finding Our Selves With the Locally Made ‘Inquest’ Card Deck

There's no question that this beautiful, tarot-inspired deck is just what we need to help us answer all of our big life questions...

We Want This Layered Wooden Wreath From Henderson Dry Goods

This year we're swapping the traditional pine option for this artsy, mess-free creation by local maker, Alex Henderson.

We Want Local Outerwear Company Baro’s Cozy-Looking ‘Northlands’ Jacket

I've been looking for an insulated waterproof jacket from a local company to get me through the winter. I think I just found it.

We’re Heading to Squamish Next Month So We Can Hibernate in These Beauties

The independent, Canadian and female-owned "Flax Sleep" linens company is really making us want to slip back into bed.

We Want This Lunar ‘Orbit’ Light So We Can Play God at the Dinner Table

The collectible piece by South African artist Jesse Ede was designed to mimic the movement of a moon around a planet.

When the Smoke Clears, We Want a Weekend Away in This Mountain Lookout

Set in the midst of 160 acres of private land, this mountain lookout was built in 2009, modelled after the early 20th century fire lookouts.

We Want to Brighten Our Shelf with Lyndsay Sung’s Adorable New Cookbook

It's physically impossible not to crack the spine of this kawaii cookbook (featuring 30 colourful recipes) without also cracking a smile.

We Want to Glide Above False Creek on This Newfangled Beast of a Machine

Developed in Puerto Rico, the Lift eFoil allows its rider to cruise silently above the surface of the water at speeds up to 40 km an hour.

How to Make a Tiny BBQ Out of a Recycled Soup Can

Go ahead and make one, but keep in mind that our Parks Board banned charcoal BBQs in some local parks yesterday. Don't be stupid!

We Want a Robotic Pot That Will Save the Plants We’d Otherwise Kill

Vincross' HEXA interactive companion robot has been repurposed by its creator to carry a potted plant and keep it alive.