get_results($sql); if (count($rs)<1) // not yet added { $sql="insert into island_like (user_id, post_id, date_added) values (\"".mysql_real_escape_string($uid)."\", \"".mysql_real_escape_string(get_the_ID())."\", NOW());"; $rs = $wpdb->get_results($sql); } } elseif (!empty($_REQUEST['remove_like']) && !empty( $uid)) { // unset here $sql="delete from island_like where user_id=\"".mysql_real_escape_string($uid)."\" and post_id=\"".mysql_real_escape_string(get_the_ID())."\";"; $rs = $wpdb->get_results($sql); } /* $sql="select U.display_name, U.user_nicename, U.id as uid, if(U.id=\"".mysql_real_escape_string($uid)."\",1,0) as is_current, if (U.id=19, 1,0) as is_allee ". "from island_like as L, wp_users as U ". "where L.post_id=\"".mysql_real_escape_string(get_the_ID())."\" ". "and U.ID=L.user_id ". "order by is_current DESC, is_allee DESC, date_added DESC;"; $jealous_rs = $wpdb->get_results($sql); $user_is_jealous=0; if (count($jealous_rs)>0) { if ($jealous_rs[0]->uid==$uid) { $user_is_jealous=1; } }*/ ?>

Bejeweled Triscuit Box

Submitted by JLY December 14th, 2009
slug=='certifikitsch-winners') { $is_award=1; } if ($cat->slug=='classique-d-camembert-winners') { $is_gold_award=1; } if ($cat->slug=='love-is-in-the-hair-award-winners') { $is_hair=1; } } // true added because this table will now always exist - jealous button if ($is_award || $is_gold_award || $is_hair || true) { $admin_email_pop_coa=$admin_email_pop_cdc=$admin_email_pop_liith=""; if ( current_user_can('level_10') ) { $now=gmdate("Y-m-d H:i:s"); $key=sha1("A".$now."B"); $the_title=single_post_title("", false); ?> Send Certifikitsch Confirmation Email to: ".get_the_author_meta('display_name').""; $admin_email_pop_cdc="
Send Classique d' Camembert Confirmation Email to: ".get_the_author_meta('display_name').""; $admin_email_pop_liith="
Send Love Is In The Hair Confirmation Email to: ".get_the_author_meta('display_name').""; } echo "
"; if ($is_award) { echo ''; echo 'Certifikitsch Winner'.$admin_email_pop_coa; } if ($is_gold_award) { echo ''; echo 'Classique d Camembert'.$admin_email_pop_cdc; } if ($is_hair) { echo ''; echo 'Love Is In The Hair'.$admin_email_pop_liith; } /* if (empty($uid)) { $str="Click if you\\'re Jealous!
(You must be logged in to be Jealous.)"; } elseif ($user_is_jealous) { $str="You are Jealous of this Kitsch!"; } else { $str="Click if you\\'re Jealous!"; } if (empty($uid)) { echo 'Jealous'; } elseif ($user_is_jealous) { echo 'Jealous'; } else { echo 'Jealous'; } if (count($jealous_rs)>0) { echo "(".count($jealous_rs).")"; } */ echo "
\n\n"; } ?>

I took this dull, ordinary grocery item and gave it a rags-to-riches makeover. Now it’s ready to move from the pantry into its own lucite display case. It’s the Susan Boyle of cracker boxes.

6 Responses to “Bejeweled Triscuit Box”

  1. Allee Willis

    I think this is a brilliant art piece and a brilliant idea. The raw materials are available in unending quantities and for free as the part of the product the artist wants is what people usually throw out, the package. The size and colors of the jewels are incredibly well thought out. The original design and the box itself don’t get destroyed at all but, rather, are enhanced because the jewel placement is so perfect.

    Artists who excel in more than one medium are infinitely more interesting to me than someone who does one thing great but one thing only. As I’m standing in a photo with the man who made the box I obviously know him. He’s as gifted a singer and actor as ever lived – I even lost a Tony to him – and the fact that he’s making these boxes and is passionate about it makes me admire him even more.

    I’m very excited because when he presented me with this box he took another pancake mix box from my cupboard to bejewel. Great voice, great acting chops, a fantastic personality and a vision for bejeweled food boxes. What more could a girl ask for?!

  2. MeshuggaMel

    Cool! It looks like the jewels are bursting forth from the be-cheesed Triscuit as if this was the start of some psychedelic dream sequence where the Triscuits go dancing through fields of flowers with rainbows and unicorns. I’m almost afraid to see the pancake mix box – what if it causes flashbacks to the Triscuits?

  3. Mark Blackwell

    wow, that’s fantastic! i want to see more of these! please do post the pancake mix box! if you’ve already got a tony, now you gotta go for a “classique d’ camembert” award from allee!