News: The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

UK-based designer Dominic Wilcox's Speed Creating Project presents the challenge of making something creative everyday, for 30 consecutive days. Wilcox's best results are pointless in an utterly delightful way. True junk drawer resourcefulness. My 7 favorites below; click through for all 30.

Day 2: Pop Up Train Tray Surprise

"I knew I would be on a train most of the day so took some photos of my local London Fields park and made a paper pop up for the food tray. Hopefully when the next passenger pulls down the tray they will get a pleasant surprise."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 3: Business Card Tie Presenter

"This tie acts as a business card presenter." Amazing. Don't miss the video below.

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 12: Armswing Chair

"I visited a factory and looked around for something to make. I found some rope and a wooden armchair and decided to make a swing as there was a high beam on the ceiling."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 15: Football Smoothie Maker

"It did actually taste great, maybe a little thick but still lovely."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 27: Pencil Shelf

"Today I made a shelf from coloured pencils by gluing them together. I was surprised at how strong it was using two layers of pencils."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 28: Inflated Socks

"Balloons are great, I've had some good fun with them over the years and socks are just one of those excellent inventions. So I thought why not bring the two together? By inserting a balloon into a sock and inflating, the sock stretches to its fullest capacity."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

Day 29: Onion Ring Fabric

"I forgot how addictive onion ring crisps (chips) are. Like many people I admire the looped shape of them. I thought about how to use them in a project and eventually ended with the idea of making a fabric out of them."

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

The Soccer Smoothie Maker + 29 More Wonderfully Useless DIY Inventions

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