The “Put a Bird on It” sketch on the Independent Film Channel’s show “Portlandia” poked fun at the indie design community trend of decorating everything — even other birds — with birds. If there were such a thing as “Columbusia,” our mantra would be to put an Ohio on it. Here’s a roundup of some of our new favorite products featuring the shape of the state. For what it’s worth, IFC, Ohios are way hipper than birds — unless you’re putting a cardinal on it.
A sad little potholder no more.
Umbrella Girl Productions potholder, $12
3169 N. High St., Clintonville
On a necklace
Sterling silver and exclusively made for On Paper. Fantastic.
Ohio charm necklace, $40
737 N. High St., Short North
Sugar can get sweeter.
Cookie cutter, $3.50
Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop
1 Capitol Sq., Downtown
On a shirt
There’s a bird on it, too. Double whammy.
Effing Gear T-shirt, $39
National Jean Company
761 N. High St., Short North
On a wall
Did you see this wood block before? I didn’t. Put an Ohio on it!
Lucius Art “I Love Columbus” wood print, $39