Posts Tagged ‘video game’

Spotlight on: Dioramas

Did you ever have to build a diorama for a school project? In 5th grade we had to enter the Science Fair and my project was the Solar System. You know, back when Pluto was a planet.Those were the days, but I digress. Ever since then I have been fascinated with dioramas. Dioramas are small […]

Gamer Wednesday: 3-D Printed Faceless Void

3-D printing is allowing a whole new world of creating to spring up. Craftster member crystalfairy has access to one of these cool machines and has created a number of awesome pieces, including this Faceless Void figure from DOTA2 (Defense of the Ancients 2). You can see the full thread for this project here: […]

July 31, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by sweets4ever. We hope you enjoy them! A clutch fit for …breakfast! by quackedup Master […]

Gamer Wednesday: Princess Zelda Cross-stitch

Cross-stitched video game sprites are awesome, but this stitching goes above and beyond the simple x. Outlines, metallic thread, and even beading make cthyllawakes version of Princess Zelda extra special. You can see the full thread for this project here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the Legend of Zelda tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Super Mario Embroidery

Sometimes it isn’t what you stitch but what you DON’T stitch that makes all the difference. The silhouettes of Princess Peach, Luigi, Mario, and Toad with tons of french knots all around seem like they might just jump right off the hoop! You can see the full thread for this project by tarmine626 here: […]

Gamer Wednesday: Angry Birds Cake!

Craftster member sewhighonlife brought Angry Birds to life, in the tastiest way! She made a real life playable version of the game with cake!! What an awesome birthday treat! You can see the full thread for this project here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the Angry Birds tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Fallout Monopoly

Ohiodiygirl‘s husband spent an amazing EIGHT MONTHS making this awesome Fallout Monopoly game for her! He changed not only all of the properties, property cards, game pieces, and money, but he also created 100 brand new cards to replace the normal Chance and Community Chest cards! The effort and attention to detail is epic. You […]

Gamer Wednesday: Tetris Shelves

Who wouldn’t want Tetris shelves? You could switch up the look of the room AND play Tetris at the same time! With just a few pine boards and some graph paper, johloh made these awesome, completely moveable shelves for only about $40! You can see the full thread here: You can see more great […]

Gamer Wednesday: Slime Quilt

It all starts innocently enough. Rousseline just wanted to make a quilt with a video game character on it. Seems simple. Even her choice of a Slime from Dragon Quest seems so innocent! But soon, that simple Slime grew and grew so that each quilt square pixel was 5″ by 5″ and eventually the whole […]

Gamer Wednesday: Sims 2 Cosplay

Some cosplays can be hit or miss. These Sims 2 cosplay costumes by N30Nb100d are definitely a HIT. She put tons of effort into both of these costumes to be accurate to the game and they look amazing! She even made her plumbob as a headband! You can see the full thread here: You […]

Gamer Wednesday: Minecraft Cake

Craftster member sushiluvzombie was able to parlay her Minecraft building skills into cake building skills! She used two flavors of cake, rice krispies, and jello to create this gorgeous (and one can only assume delicious) Minecraft cake! Of course, what Minecraft world would be complete without a few mobs? Including, a creeper, OBVIOUSLY. You can […]

Gamer Wednesday: Halo Quilt

If you get chilly while you game, why not make a quilt?! This Halo quilt that atmomma made for her son is wonderful. As you can see, you don’t need to use the most intricate design to make a big impact! Snuggling up with your favorite game for the win! You can see the full […]

Gamer Wednesday: Space Invaders Magnets

Quick! Behind the bunkers! The space invaders are on the fridge! Sarasvati created this full set of cross stitched Space Invaders magnets to play with while you’re waiting for dinner to finish. You can see the full thread here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the Space Invaders tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Duck Hunt Lamp

Were you an expert hunter of the Greater North American Pixelated Duck in your day? Have you put your plastic gun controller away for bigger and better controllers? Why not use it to make yourself a hunting trophy, I mean lamp like fluffypants did? A cheap lampshade, some foam sheets, some cardboard, and a Duck […]

Gamer Wednesday: Brownie, a crafted video game!

This week on Gamer Wednesday we’re focusing not just on a crafty item inspired by a video game, but an actual crafted video game! Jamian made a mobile game but instead of drawing Brownie the bear and all of of the critters he saves, she used embroidery and fabric manipulation. Not only does it look […]