Vinarþel

Beautifully intricate stencils embellish everything from cappuccinos to cakes

Australian illustrator Megan Herbert brings her sketches to coffee with a set of intricately laser-cut stencils intended for bedecking coffees and cakes, dubbed Vinarþel. With an image of knitting and a pastoral landscape, the Reykjavik-based designer enhances the Scandinavian custom of connecting over coffee and a nosh for a good—often juicy—heart to heart. The two designs speak to Iceland’s great landscape and heritage too and …

Zoku Quick Pop Maker

A nifty gadget that makes homemade popsicles in minutes

With gourmet popsicle brands all over Manhattan touting newfangled flavor combos (see Popbar, People’s Pops and La Newyorkina), the Zoku Quick Pop Maker steps in with a DIY way to concoct your own—three at a time—in less than 10 minutes. Fun to use and loved by kids, you can keep it simple or (with patience) you can make pretty pops by pouring in one liquid, …

Chill Out

Keep the Coronas iced iced baby with these five added-bonus coolers

Whether trekking miles in the Grand Canyon with a six-pack or adventuring in the backyard, these coolers offer as many ways to enjoy a cool drink as there are places to sip them. The Cool Bottle ($35), a simple frosted decanter, comes in perfect for keeping beverages chill for leisurely stretches on the veranda or stoop. When you want food not just cold but frozen, …