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Taking one week off…

Normal service will resume on January 4, 2012. But before we go, we are giving away a USB Hubdog to one lucky Sweet Station reader (See photo here). With so many things needing to be connected to a computer these days like iPhones, cameras and the likes, we never have enough USB ports. This handy gadget can connect up to 4 other devices to 1 USB port on your computer giving you plenty of extra connections, conveniently to hand. To enter, all you have to do is comment on this blog post and tell us how you discovered our blog. Only one comment per person. This surprise giveaway contest begins today, Dec 29,2011 through Jan 3, 2012. Much thanks as always. Have a great holiday and see you all next year! Sorry, this giveaway has expired.

Nightmares Fear Factory

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Nightmares Fear Factory, located in Niagara Falls Canada, has been on the cutting edge of sheer fright for over 30 years. Often imitated but never duplicated, NIGHTMARES is the longest running and scariest haunted house in North America, possibly the world. Here’s a collection of photographs, capturing the terror of people as they walk through the Nightmares Fear Factory haunted house. Hilarious! Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Happy Holidays

Photobucket Photobucket If you have photos of our stickers, please email them to us and we’ll post them here on our website. Have fun and be creative with it. Happy Holidays everyone and thanks for all your support! Photobucket

Winner: Rodolfo Gutierrez

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Yes. Yes. Yes. Everyone say hello to Rodolfo Gutierrez. He sent us these photos which put a big smile on everyone's face (including mine). Remember him? He's the winner of our wallpaper contest. Turns out most of his work are on Flickr. By all means, check it out. Some cool photos showcased there. Click here for the link. Photobucket

Our Wallpaper Contest Winner!!!

Photobucket Photobucket Congratulations RODOLFO GUTIERREZ! You are the winner of our first ever wallpaper contest! (Click here to download his sweet entry) Our thanks to all who entered the contest, each of you will received the newest Sweet Station vinyl stickers(picture below) as consolation prizes. There were so many good, creative submissions that we had a hard time picking a winner. Thanks for all of your hard work guys. Check back for more contests in the future and have a Happy Holiday! Photobucket

Catball Eats It All

Catball Eats It All is an iPhone game based entirely off of Yis Goodwin's hand-painted and hand-drawn artwork, and so everything in the game has a unique texture and feel. In addition, Ben Thornewill of Jukebox the Ghost provided all of the music, creating a great atmosphere for the game. Process video: here

Lace Fence

Photobucket The Dutch Design House Demakersvan (previously-blogged) know design, and they show it in their Lace Fences, "A high-end metal fabric that gives new insights in how we can create unique environments. The design, quality and density of the patterns are flexible. Meaning that for each application we create according to its function. For example to prevent climbing on, to hide or enhance its surroundings. To deal with harsh weather or to give an unique custom made look"

EATHOUSE

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket ' A house and garden to eat, that you are able to touch, smell, taste, seed, weed, and harvest! EATHOUSE is a house in a garden that attracts visitors with delicious vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers. We want to seduce people and make them taste the edible garden and the edible house. EATHOUSE has a temporary character; it lasts a summer season. This is why all the materials used in EATHOUSE can be re-used for a new season of EATHOUSE at a different spot. EATHOUSE consists of a modular system of plain plastic crates, in combination with a scaffold structure. These crates are used in the agricultural industry to harvest, transport and exhibit fruit and vegetables in combination with a scaffold system. With this system vertical green becomes accessible for everyone; you can make your own vegetable garden on the wall of your balcony or on the roof of your garden shed! ' (via Arch daily) Photobucket Photobucket

Sweet Station Wallpaper Contest

Photobucket Calling all artists as well as the artistic at heart. Sweet Station is looking for a cool custom wallpaper. This is your chance to flex those artistic muscles and come up with the most tubular and original wallpaper design for Sweet Station. You have up until December 2, 2011 (Friday) to send in your submissions. The winning wallpaper design will be free for everyone to download here at our website and of course, the winner will get fun prizes like: 1.) Stickerbomb 2 Sticker Book 2.) Juxtapoz Magazine 3.) Robot Magnetic Page Clips 4.) Sock Monkey 5.) Sweet Station Stickers 6.) Hi-Fructose Magazine 7) Godiva White Chocolate (gotta have sweets) 8.) Spiral bound art sketchbook (8.5"x5.5") Submission Guidelines: -Entries will have a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768 -Name your file your first and last name i.e. Clark_Kent.jpg. -The words Sweet Station MUST be included as part of the art/design. -Your file format should ONLY be .JPG or .PNG -You can submit only one design per person. -On the email remember to include your name and your website. -Send your design to sweetstationcontest(at)gmail(dot)com Have lots of fun! The whole Sweet Station team is very excited about your entries. Good luck guys! This contest is now closed. Winner have been announced here. Congratulations and thank you to all who submitted entries! Photobucket

Paul Robertson

Animator Paul Robertson has some crazy loud art! Although very colorful and stuffed with children's cartoon characters, I recommend keeping your child away when lurking through his material Far, far, away.