A roundup of new products and services
Two cool ideas
Instead of cluttering your refrigerator with magnets and junk mail, why not turn it into a decorative display with two new products from Mine Design? Magnetic Fridge Clock comes with individually movable magnetic clock pieces and a quartz crystal movement. Priced at $37.50, the clock is available in 20 designs.
Don't need another clock? Use your refrigerator to display your favorite famous work of art. Magnetic Masterpiece Puzzle is a collection of six paintings turned into puzzles. Mine Design's clocks and puzzles are both available at Nouveau Contemporary Goods, 519 N. Charles St. Puzzles, which cost $11-$12 each, can also be found at the museum shop at the Baltimore Museum of
Art, Art Museum Drive at North Charles Street. Vesture Corp. has a new "hot plate" that's ideal for entertaining and regular use. Heat Tabletop Heat in the microwave and it stays hot for one hour, without the mess of wires, batteries, burners or candles. It comes in three color combinations: white base with a black heating element, cobalt blue and white, and emerald green and white. Tabletop Heat is $19.99, plus shipping. Call (800) 283-7887 to order.
A thinking cap
Another handy household item is Wild Injun Products' Final Drop Dispensing Cap. These caps support bottles upside down so you can easily squeeze all the contents from your shampoos, conditioners, lotions and more. The caps are reusable and are designed to fit almost any hygiene-product bottle. They come in packs of three for $9.95, plus $3 shipping. To order, call (800) 322-2833.