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  • April 23, 2015
    This is the Instructable for making your own Cookie Monster skin rug. It basically involves finding blue fur fabric, cutting it out into the shape of a skinned Cookie Monster, then attaching some eyeballs. Pretty simple. Mine still turned out looking like shit, but what's ne... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2015
    Ship Your Enemies Glitter is an anonymous $10 (Australian, ~$8 US) service that sends the enemy of your choice (anywhere in the world) an envelope that will launch glitter everywhere when opened. Sure you could send the same thing yourself for cheaper, but that might be TRACEA... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2014
    This is the Heisenberg paper snowflake design created by artist Lloyd Kinsley. There's a link to a downloadable PDF of the design at Lloyd's Behance page HERE. Obviously, hanging a couple near your stocking will let Santa know what you REALLY want for Christmas. "Meth?" God... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2014
    This is the polygonal skull mask design created by Etsy seller Wintercroft that can be cut and folded out of cardboard or heavy card stock. You can purchase the instantly-downloadable PDF template HERE for $7. Oooooor convince yourself that's entirely too much to pay, and try... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2014
    This is a short instructional video from Dave Hax showing how to draw near perfect circles with no extra tools. Basically you just keep your hand stationary and pivot the paper around your hand. You can use different pivot points on your hand to draw different sized circles. ... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2014
    This is the silver and amber facehugger brooch designed and crafted by deviantARTist fairyfrog (aka Sarah Burchill). As you can see, she did an amazing job. Way better than the facehugger brooch I made. "That's just one of those cheap plastic Halloween spider rings with the ... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    These are several examples of the collaborative work between 2-year old Eve and her mother Ruth. Eve begins the artistic process with some doodling, then Ruth comes in and adds watercolor. The results, well-- "THEY BELONG IN A MUSEUM." Dammit Indy, not everything belongs in ... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2014
    This is the antique chair that Redditor reallylovely bought for $20 from an antique store, then vastly improved with an Adventure Time theme. I bet that that shit feels good on your buttcheeks. Icy Hot too. Just kidding, Icy Hot kind of hurts. Especially if it seeps into yo... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2014
    This is the stunning Calvin & Hobbes time-traveling dinosaur scene that artist and mother Laura Hartrich of Etsy store Tiny Scissor Times embroidered for her son's birthday. It is most impressive. You know, when I was in middle school my mom embroidered my initials into the b... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    These are the Iron Throne high heels made by jewelry designer and shoe customizer Nixxi Rose. She used painted sword cocktail stirrers for all the swords. Pretty clever. I also included some BONUS Freddy Krueger, Hellraiser, zombie and Breaking Bad heels she's created after ... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the very impressively constructed music video for metal band Throne's song 'Tharsis Sleeps.' The whole thing was shot frame-by-frame using individually embroidered scenes. That...sounds time consuming. Thankfully, they used a computerized embroidery machine instead o... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2014
    This is the beanbag Iron Throne made by Isabell Kiko of Nerd By Night (but what are you by day?!). She even includes patterns and instructions if you want to make your own, WHICH YOU DO. Sure yours won't look as good and will start losing its beans immediately, but hey -- you... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2014
    This is the crocheted (I always feel weird typing that because it looks so much like crotched) unicorn mask for dogs made by Flickr user roko20. Pretty magical, right? Everyone wants to ride a unicorn. I mean, in addition to riding dragons and pterodactyls. If you could onl... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2014
    This is a collection of cross stitch embroidered microbes and viruses designed and needled by Alicia Watkins (links to her Etsy store where they're all available). Great, now I'm convinced I have something. Probably the measles. Psyche -- I was vaccinated as a kid! See, I c... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2014
    This is the Big Lebowski rug made by Etsy seller OldTymeNotions. I would have a hard time putting my feet on that. My lips, no problem. You want it, I want it, it costs $800 so neither one of us is going to get it. You like how I haven't made a 'tying the room together' ref... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2014
    I was bald until I was two. These are the Cabbage Patch inspired yarn wigs for babies made by Etsy seller TheLillyPad. She'll custom make you one for $33.50 or you can just buy the pattern for $6.69. I'll admit it -- I had a Cabbage Patch Doll growing up. Plus on my fifth b... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2013
    This is the alien facehugger winter mask hand-knit and sold by Etsy seller Knitrocious ($150). It looks pretty accurate. Plus nobody will think you're weird for wearing it. And if they do, send them over to my place and I'll answer the door wearing nothing but a gas mask and... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2013
    Every year around this time I hang a bunch of paper snowflakes from the ceiling of the living room for a little holiday ambiance. Then I set fire to a trashcan in the middle of the room and pretend I'm an Eskimo. These are the cut-it-yourself Game of Thrones house sigil snowf... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    This is the giant Captain Picard quilt sewn by Candy Coated Quilts (those sound sticky). Can you think of anything better than waking up to the giant face of Captain Picard staring back at you? "Tons of things." Well sure, but it still beats the hell out of a dog or cat's @$... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2013
    Astronaut Karen Nyberg made this stuffed dinosaur toy for her young son out of scrap supplies she found aboard the International Space Station. Hopefully not anything important like I would have done. "GW -- where did you get that big red button?" I found it. "Found it wher... / Continue →