Apartment Therapy readers love to moan and groan whenever a "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster appears in a house tour. Whether you love or hate the originals, these gentle parodies are both familiar and subversive, and would make great stocking stuffers.
Here are a few examples of parody posters that are available. If you have your own ideas for a sentiment to express, you can create your own version on the KeepCalm-o-matic.
Share your ideas in the comments below!
1 "Freak Out and Throw Stuff" from Earmark on Etsy ($10 for 5 x 7")
2 "Keep Calm and Eat Chocolate" from the keepcalm-o-matic
3 "Now Panic and Freak Out" from Zazzle ($11.20 for 11 x 15", available in other sizes)
4 "Keep Calm and Buy Shoes" from gbposters.com (£24.99 for 12 x 16" framed)
5 Parody calendar from littlebrownpen on Etsy. Unfortunately not available right now, but what a fun idea! Maybe we can get them to reissue it for 2011?
Images: as linked above