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There is something inherently cool about a license plate. It doesn’t matter if it’s from a Porsche, a 1967 Mustang GT or a Beetle – it’s still cool. Ok, we lied; the first two are definitely cooler, but they’re all cool on some level. Whether they’re hanging them in the garage, decorating the man cave or spicing up the dorm room, they look good on display. Time to apply some of that logic to your person with Vintage In Retrospect. This Etsy seller reclaims, repurposes and reinvigorates old license plates by turning them into belt buckles and key chains. There are plates from Michigan, Texas, Illinois and a bunch of other states made to look like cameras, 8 balls (the billiards variety), Texas itself, and anything else you can think of. With customizing options out the butt, you’re only limited by your imagination.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.