It’s a good day to be frustrated with something ridiculous your parents did, because Marieke Voorsluijs will help put it in perspective. Frustrated with her teenage son’s reluctance to cuddle, she created a knitted doppleganger of him that makes whatever stupid thing your parents did seem not so terrible.
Dear robots of the world, don’t for a second think you’re fooling us with adorable demonstrations of your crafting capabilities this holiday season. Because one second you’re making paper snowflakes, and the next you’re using those same scissors to usurp your human handlers. We’re on to you!
In the blink of an eye, episode one of a Netflix series can turn into episode 20 if you’ve fallen asleep at the remote. To help combat this, Netflix has developed a pair of knitted socks you can make yourself that automatically pause your show when they detect you’ve nodded off.
The real thing can weigh upwards of 600 pounds, but the V8 engine Aliaksei Zholner built would barely register on a scale because it’s only slightly larger than a ping-pong ball and made from nothing but paper and glue.
If sparklers are the most dangerous type of pyrotechnics you’ve ever dabbled with, it’s time to up your game with a homemade flamethrower that brings even more spectacle to your next backyard BBQ with rainbow-colored flames.
Remember how elated you were when Mattel announced it would be releasing a replica of the hoverboard from Back to the Future 2? And then how sad you were when it was priced at $120? Now you can just build one yourself with this handy tutorial and about $50 worth of random supplies.
There’s always some added level of satisfaction when you build something yourself. So instead of spending money on a model of the BTTF DeLorean assembled in an overseas factory, here’s a simple tutorial—courtesy of Dave Hax—that will show you how to build one from scratch using a couple of empty Pepsi cans and other…
The wonderful ‘80s flick The NeverEnding Story wasn’t exactly a blockbuster when it hit theaters decades ago, and that means that finding memorabilia from the film these days isn’t easy. There’s an army of crafters on Etsy that are happy to scratch your nostalgic itches, though, it’s just too bad that GameGuardians…
If the thought of spending hours with a hobby knife, glue, and more patience than a saint doesn’t sound like a fun way to spend an evening, you’ll probably want to move along. Because it’s completely up to you to turn the six pages in this papercraft kit into a robot that actually transforms into a paper car.
You caved on the iPod Touch, and maybe even bought your kid a cheap tablet, but how are you going to explain to them that there's no way you're buying them a $500+ Apple Watch? Easy, you just make an adorable felt alternative like Hiné Mizushima did and tell them it's powered by their imagination so it never needs…
So how did you spend the last four years of your life? No matter how you answer that question, it was a complete waste of time compared to Bernard Szukiel who spent four years creating this absolute masterpiece of a Millennium Falcon model using nothing but paper, glue, and more patience than any single human being…
If you're a World of Warcraft fan, there's nothing sweeter than a treasure chest laden with Loot - and now enterprising Etsy user GeekofManyTrades has brought a little of that loot lust to the real world with these lovely wooden treasure chests inspired by the ones from the game.
As September gives way to October, the chill of Fall is in the air - and any true Klingon warrior worthy to fight off the cold of winter would be well equipped with Kimberly Gintar's knitted scarf, which doubles as a Bat'leth.
For the past year, the online handmade marketplace Etsy has been developing a way to help its sellers get their products into retail stores. And not just indie boutiques; Etsy's now helping them put their wares in sizable shops like Nordstrom and West Elm.
Your standard alluring, boudoir-style photos usually sees someone stretched out on a bear skin rug. But if the only thing you're looking for in a partner is an obsession with Star Wars, perhaps a photo of yourself sprawled across this life-size tauntaun skin rug would serve as a better dating site profile pic.
With flocks of seasonal birds returning from their Winter nesting grounds, now's the perfect time to catch up on your bird watching queue. To entice the feathered travelers to your yard or window sill, you'll have to do more than just feed them like horses—you might have to feed them a little horse.
Mundane but essential materials like plywood rarely get the recognition they deserve. Why shouldn't something so ubiquitous and just damn useful get its own short film?
It's probably not a good idea to secure your valuables in a safe that could be easily circumvented by a toddler. Even if it does have a working combination lock. So we'll just file this papercraft safe under educational novelty.