Using wood that I guess would end up in a corner of the garage or gasp..the dump..I have talked my husband into helping me transform plain ole wood into little blocks of inspiration! Well I don't just get to sit and create I have to go to the garage where he's cutting and observe so one day I can do it all on my own..Hmmm? why would I want to do that? But I go along with the pretense! These blocks are truly fun to make and I never know how each one will turn out or what I'm going for..What do you think? They are only $15 and make such fun gifts for anyone special in your life!