Monday, July 9, 2012
Got some spare change? If you're looking for a place to stash the coins when you get home, a piggy bank can be a fun answer. (Of course, something as simple as a spare coffee mug can work just fine, too.) Londji makes this piggy bank from recycled cardboard! You can find it at Wannekes and at Hus & Hem. [via swissmiss]
And here's another piggy bank — OK, an elephant — made from an unusual material: felt. This one comes to us from Én Gry & Sif; you can purchase it from Clockwork Mouse or TheZenLily.com. And yes, it has "a zipped opening to take the coins out."
Staying with elephants, let's admire the Moneyphant from Georg Jensen. You can buy directly from Georg Jensen, or from the Finnish Design Shop. [via Switched On Set]
Pearhead has a series of "fun friends" wood banks, including an elephant, a giraffe, an alligator, a bird, a whale, a bunny and a pig.
Want a real piggy bank? Here's a lovely stoneware piggy bank by Sandra McKenzie, sold by Sawbridge Studio. [via Apartment Therapy]
Quail makes quite a range of money boxes, which you can buy through Liberty. There's a pig, of course — but also three different cats, a guinea pig and a badger.
Of course, a coin bank doesn't have to be shaped like an animal. Zach Medler makes coin banks shaped like houses.
And the Cupcake Lady makes money boxes shaped like cupcakes, of course — as well slices of pie, penguins, ladybugs, turtles and much more.
And let's end with one more animal, because the Ophélie money box from Lilliputiens makes me grin.
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