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Every Single Item In This Whimsical Supermarket Pop Up Is Made Of Felt

I once had a dream as a kid that everything inside a candy store was made of cardboard, only for me to discover it was an elaborate ruse by my dentist to get some teeth pulled.

While not quite as deceiving as the fear-based dream Dr. Nguyen instilled in me, an actual place exists that’s pretty similar.

Sparrow Mart, located inside the Standard Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, is a new pop-up experience that features 31,000 different types of items one would typically find at any grocery store. The only difference, however, is that every single one of these items is inedible — because they’re all made entirely of felt.

The brilliant mind behind this whimsical pop-up is Lucy Sparrow, a British artist known for her creative work with the material, reports Travel + Leisure.

While at the pop-up, you can actually buy anything you see on the shelves. This includes felted remakes of everyday brands like PAM cooking spray bottles, Frosted Flakes cereal boxes, and bags of Skittles.

Perishable items like meat and produce are made with little eyes and mouths to make the experience that much more adorable.

In 2017, she held a similar pop-up called “The Convenience Store” in Manhattan, which sold out so quickly that the exhibit closed a week earlier than intended.

Sparrow Mart opened Aug. 1 and will run through the end of the month, every day (except Mondays) from 11a.m.-9p.m. If you’re in the Los Angeles area and want to check it out, it’s probably better to go sooner rather than later.

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This Hello Kitty Turkey Wears Her Bow on Her Drumstick

Just in case Nicole Westbrook didn’t give you enough unbearable cute to be thankful for this holiday season.

One question though: am I the only one concerned that non-turkey HK appears to be holding onto a turkey drumstick? Is this some weird message about cannibalism and the innate cruelty of the holiday? Or is all that nullified just because she doesn’t have a mouth?

Hello Kitty Reversible Turkey Plush: $28 @ The Mary Sue

via LAist

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This Plush Spiked Watermelon is a Cute Gift for your Alcoholic Toddler

Be the first parent on the block to show off how you properly teach your kids the ways of getting watermelon wasted with this Plush Spiked Watermelon. A one of a kind product, this adorable plushy set is hand sewn and comes complete with a plush vodka bottle, knife, watermelon, and a hole that’s been dissected for the action [which is entirely up to you once you get it]. Created by FluffyFlowers of Etsy, the set is made from fleece and felt, so if you’re having a legitimate watermelon vodka hangover, at least you know these would make an awesome pillow.

[$100 @ Etsy via FoodDiggity]

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Fruit Ninja Plush Toys

The touch-based mobile video game phenomenon lives on in your home through an assortment of stuffed plush toys just adorable enough to grace rooms of people young and old. For now, you can choose between a watermelon plush that comes pre-sliced for your entertainment and the old guru who doles out the help and advice in Fruit Ninja. The two are also available as a set.

($15 – $30 @ Fruit Ninja Store)

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Plush Sushi

Love sushi? Love sushi so much that you could sleep with it? Well now your bizarre dream is one step closer to becoming reality! Plush Sushi is on sale at ThinkGeek.com. Tuna, Shrimp, Salmon Roe and even Ginger and Wasabi plushes are available individually or as a complete set from the website. Each one of these faux fish delicacies are approximately 8 inches in length, depending on the sushi piece and makes for a fun little gift for any sushi enthusiast. Be quick though, they won’t be on sale forever! ($6.99 – $22.99 @ ThinkGeek)

 

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Monsters Of Cereal Plushies

Relive your childhood this Halloween by curling up with these lovable monsters and a big bowl of your favorite sugary cereal. The plush toys are nine inches tall, and are in the likenesses of the General Mills cereal mascots: Franken Berry, Count Chocula, and Boo Berry.  ($16.00 each @ FredFlare)

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Pancake Plush by Kidrobot

Leave it to Kidrobot to triviliaze pancakes. Oh well, this set is so darn cute and fluffy we’ll overlook their well-executed references. This 12-inch plush features embroidered eyes, mouth, syrup & raised pat of butter.

The friendly stack of flapjacks was inspired by Heidi Kenney’s Yummy Breakfast keychain series. Plus, who doesn’t like pancakes?! ($24.95 @ Kidrobot)

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Ice Cream Sandwich Plush

While I wouldn’t recommend eating it, we’re looking at a fabulous Ice Cream Sandwich plush toy by the always inventive folks at kidrobot. The toy sits 8 inches wide, 3 inches deep and 13 inches long, made with embroidered eyes and mouth and scalloped trim along the sides. ($30 @ UrbanOutfitters)