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Lemon used to collect toothpicks
Annie Schlechter

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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Thayer Allyson Gowdy

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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Photo: John Lawton; Styling: Linden Elstran

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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Photo: John Lawton; Styling: Linden Elstran

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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James Baigrie

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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Tria Giovan

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


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