Creatively cool

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Fathead, the number one brand in sports and entertainment precision-cut vinyl graphics and officially licensed images of college helmets and logos goes all the way with Ohio State's adored Brutus Buckeye!

Fatheads are bold, cool and colorful, life-size wall graphics of sports and entertainment stars. The Brutus image is an imposing 3'5" x 6'3" and accompanied by five additional items. These images give fans the opportunity to bring the stadium action into their home or office and are fun, economical and practical for any family. Fathead can be purchased at where more than 500 images can be found, or by calling (877)-FATHEAD and at select U.S. retailers. Special Columbus Parent Magazine reader discounts! Log on today to and receive 15 percent off your total purchase when you use the code ColumbusP! Just in time for holiday gifts.

UniBind PhotoBook Creator, the first low-cost, do-it-yourself complete photo binding system for consumers, has been awarded the Creative Home Arts Club Member Tested & Recommended Seal of Approval Award--surpassing 4,728 other products. The binding system makes it easy to create instant hard-cover personalized photo albums in only a few seconds.

Creative Home Arts Club member judges gave PhotoBook Creator an 88 percent approval rate, with top ratings for performance and uniqueness; and an average score of 8.3 out of 10 for design, performance, appearance, quality, and ease of use. One judge said, "I love this product! If I can make a photobook look this good on my first try, anyone can."

Photobook Creators make great gifts and are priced at $99.99. Available in a variety of colors and finishes. For more information go to

Presidential pets. Washington is a town full of political animals. But the real top dogs are the hundreds of animals that have called the White House home. These four-legged creatures are a part of the inner sanctum. They're privy to state secrets. They influence elections and capture the hearts of the American people. They're the Commander-in-Chief's best diversions and his most loyal friends. Now, these inside stories are available on DVD for all to see.

Available on for $8.99.

Who better to help with the art of letter writing than an American Girl's best friend? This little white Westie is ready to guide girls who need ideas for telling their friends "good luck," "congratulations," or maybe just a quick "hello." Includes 14 stationery sheets, 14 coordinating envelopes, and one invitation to photocopy. Paperback, 32 pages. $7.95

Reisenthel has updated the classic shopping bag, creating the perfect accessory for any gal on the go. With its lightweight aluminum frame and tear-proof polyester lining, this durable basket is no heavier than the items you stow. The adjustable, soft rubber coated handle makes carrying comfortable. This collapsible bag is only an inch thick when flattened, making storage a breeze. Effortlessly stylish, the bag is as lovely hanging on an arm at the market as it is at home used for storage or dcor. It comes in several chic colors and prints, ranging from polka dots to florals, ensuring that every fashionista finds a carrybag that suits her style. Available on websites such as and Retails for $39.99.