March 1

Alien Chestburster Onesie

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Let me just say, I don’t have a baby, but if I did, my baby would totally need a onesie like this!!

Writer and director Mike Dougherty (X-Men 2, Superman Returns, etc…) designed this chestburster-themed onesie with the help of a few Crayola markers. He even included the Weyland-Yutani logo on the sleeve! And because he just used Crayola markers on a white onesie, the possibilities of different movie “companies” are pretty much limited. Right off the bat, I’m thinking Omni Consumer Products from “Robocop” and Stark Industries would be fun options.

February 15

Carved Crayons as Art

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Artist Hoang Tran of Sunnyvale, CA carves intricate sculptures of characters from popular fiction like Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and others, from large size Crayola crayons, which are slightly larger than the standard size. No paints are used on the crayons. Extra colors are melted from other crayons, applied and then carved.

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These detailed crayon carvings are available in his Etsy shop, Wax Nostalgic, where he also offers custom orders. Also be sure to check out his Tumblr blog for more images of his work.

February 14

Star Wars Cross Stitch

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A long time ago in a galaxy far  far away… or possibly in LA.  There was  a tapestry to end all tapestries on display.  The tapestry, tells the entire story of Star Wars in cross stitch with text, below is the artists description of the work.

A hand-stitched cotton thread on 30 foot of continuous length of 7 stitch per inch Klostern fabric. Stiffened with a thin batting and hemmed with a custom-made printed pixel star farbric on rear. This cross-stitch tapestry depicts the Star Wars saga (so far) from Episode 1 through Episode 6. Quotes from each movie are written in Aurebesh on the surrounding border. Chanelling the Bayeux Tapestry.

That is an epic work.

February 8

Now You Can Be A Wookie Too!

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Erin from The Common Room, of Phoenix, AZ, has created the greatest seat belt cover I’ve ever seen! It’s based on Chewbacca’s ammo belt!

Attaching with velcro, this strap not only adds style but comfort! It can also be used on a messenger bag, guitar strap, back pack, or anything else you can think of with a strap!

It amazes me that it’s taken this long, since the first Star Wars movie, for someone to come up with an item like this one. Erin might very well be a genius! I just hope George Lucas doesn’t stop her from making these.

February 8

I Love Lamp

ohiodiygirl, from oddly enough, Columbus, OH, posted a lamp she recently made, over at Craftster.

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She came across this lamp at a thrift store a few years ago and decided what it needed to be: the Mayor from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” The lamp shade is painted one both sides so you can change his face. The hat is built out of cardboard and covered in fabric.

This could be a super quick project with almost any of the characters from TNBC. I’m thinking a Jack Skellington lamp might be a great housewarming gift for a friend that’s getting ready to move.

January 31

Totoro Crochet Backpack Pattern

So when this pattern by user hellohappylisa over on Tumblr caught my eye it was clear I would have to share it with you all. Who wouldn’t want to crochet this happy pattern? She has made it available in her Etsy shop. And I should warn you before you head over there you may need to gird yourself against the cute. There is a lot of it in the shop.

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