If you found a good deal on pencils during your back to school shopping perhaps you can use Studio Markunpoika's Amalgamated project to inspire you to create a vase. Pencils are glued tightly together to form a solid block which is then carved into these unique pieces of art. http://www.thisiscolossal.com/category/design/page/5/
gawck talk blog
We post informative, inspiring and fun bits of information on large format products, marketing and design a couple times a week. This includes our very popular Funny Sign Friday™.