Shiny Things

Monday, September 21st, 2015

I must admit, I’m a bit of a magpie at times. I love shiny things! So, when I found an Etsy shop called Shiny Things by Miyuka, filled with geeky and nerdy shiny things, I had to share some of the items!


Some mini gaming pins (A SNES pad, an old GameBoy and a 3DS):

Mini Gaming System Pins by Miyuka


A mini TARDIS pendant:

Mini TARDIS by Miyuka


Kanto region badges from Pokémon:

Kanto Badge Set by Miyuka


They’re laser cut from reflective acrylic and assembled by hand. And all super shiny! There are many more items in the store, such as Zelda rupees, My Little Pony elements and super hero icons, so be sure to check it out!

Miniatures from MiraCrafts

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

I discovered this Etsy store while on one of my usual hunts and found some remarkable miniatures!

HALO Installation 04 mini sculpture
HALO Installation 04 Mini

Deku Shield pendant
Deku Shield Mini

Mass Effect Mass Relay mini
Mass Effect Mass Relay Mini

Articuno Fledgling art doll
Articuno Chick Mini

Marika Schirmacher, the store owner, creates all these items and more by hand, often using Sculpey polymer clay and Citadel Colors paints. Some items are one of a kind, some are always available.
Check out her store, MiraCrafts on Etsy!

Cute Mario Felt Ornaments

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Crafters have been making ornaments out of felt since felt was invented. I remember making a Christmas pudding one and a Christmas stocking one when I was a small Mage, many moons ago (I still have them, and they get trotted out every year for the tree.)
Melissa, of Tilly’s Hangout, makes far better ones than I could, though!

Mario Felt Petey Felt Goomba Felt Luigi Felt

The Luigi and Petey seen here are my favourites, but Melissa also makes a snazzy Fire Flower. They also come as keyrings. You can buy all these and more in her Etsy store!

Via: Etsy

Legend of Zelda Inspired Lamp

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Maladee Makes creates some very interesting themed lamps, one of which is Zelda-inspired.

zelda lamp 1 zelda lamp 2 zelda lamp 3 zelda lamp 4

The lamp itself is a wooden 7″x7″x7″ cube and features different designs from the Legend of Zelda series. It looks lovely when it’s off, but simply wonderful when switched on!

Via: Etsy and Sprite Stitch Pinterest Board

Video Game Shadowboxes

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

I discovered these shadowboxes today while reviewing my Etsy feed, and I just love them! They’re made by ThePaperPonyPlace.

WWshadowbox ZeldaSheikshadowbox FFXshadowbox


They have so many more shadowboxes in their store, too - from videogames to anime, Doctor Who to My Little Pony. Each shadowbox is made with card stock, placed in layers that makes them pop from the background. Check out the shop and their dA account for more!

Via: Etsy and deviantART

LED Light Art

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

I love quirky lighting projects, and especially video game ones. I discovered these awesome LED light pieces in the Etsy store of TheDailyRobot.



Each piece is made from multiple layers of laser-etched acrylic and are side lit by LEDs. I think they are stunning! There’s more in the Etsy store, do check it out!

Via: Etsy

Zelda Sage Medallions with Plaque

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

ChinookCrafts make some amazing things, like rupees and pieces of heart. But they also make these:




Armed with a laser cutter, they fashion not only the medallions but the plaque they sit in too. As their Etsy listing says, “Each Sage Temple Plaque comes with six perfectly cut decagon slots to house each of the Sage Medallions as seen in the Sage Temple, and in the Ocarina of Time menu system. To finish it off, a golden trim was added along with a beautiful Golden Triforce in the middle.”
Check out their Etsy store for these items and more laser-cut goodness!

Via: Etsy