This couple's wedding may have been the geekiest wedding ever

Meet Kristin and Zachary. They're a geeky couple who love each other and geeky things so it was fitting that they decided to have the geekiest wedding ever. How geeky? How about Nintendo cartridge invitations. Doctor Who shoes. A Star Wars guestbook. A Lego cake. Butterbeer. An Xbox achievement for the first kiss. And… » 5/29/14 11:37pm 5/29/14 11:37pm

Show Us Your Crazy Christmas Decorations

Every year, my parents' neighborhood in Dallas goes all-out for Christmas. We're talking, trees wrapped in lights from trunk to top, teams of reindeer on display, and even a house with giant, moving jack-in-the-box effigies of every family member moving in sync with carols. Have you seen similar stuff? We want to see… » 12/23/13 5:30pm 12/23/13 5:30pm

Tactical Stockings Ensure Maximum Stuffage

Ensuring a healthy bounty of presents on Christmas morning isn't all about just being good. As any kid will tell you, there are countless strategies you can use to maximize your pile of presents—including this tactical stocking. A new addition to your festive arsenal, it's packed with pockets, straps, clips, and an… » 12/03/13 3:40pm 12/03/13 3:40pm

A Lightup Stegosaurus Is Just What Your Lawn Nativity Scene Needed

When you're trying to one-up your neighbor's holiday decor, an authentic nativity scene on your front lawn is the least of your priorities. You want decorations that will have people driving for miles to see your home. Besides, who's to say there wasn't a glowing animated stegosaurus outside the stable that night in… » 11/19/13 11:20am 11/19/13 11:20am

All You Need For a Christmas Tree Is a Battery, LEDs, and a Little…

When your cubicle desk looks like everyone else's, you'll do anything you can to differentiate your space. And if you're looking for a unique way to bring a little festive cheer to your 9 to 5 drudgery, check out this adorable and minimalist 9-volt powered LED tree by Redditor 'jingle_balls123'. » 12/12/12 2:16pm 12/12/12 2:16pm

8 Easy Christmas Trees For the Festive But Lazy

There's a reason the holidays are often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year. The decorations, the lights, the presents, and the food all come together to make it outshine all the other holidays of the year combined. But do you know the one thing that can make Christmas even more wonderful? Avoiding all… » 12/11/12 3:40pm 12/11/12 3:40pm

Concrete Wallpaper Perfects That Cozy Cold War Bunker Look

If you grew up at the height of the Cold War and remember spending many nights in your family's fallout shelter, perhaps warm colors and relaxing patterns just don't feel homey to you. If stark gray walls are the only thing that says 'home sweet home' this faux concrete wallpaper turns any room into an emotionless… » 9/26/12 11:40am 9/26/12 11:40am

Fancy 3D Wallpaper Is Basically Thousands of Shelves for Dust

Some might see this 3D wallpaper as a clever way to transcend the 2D norms of wall coverings. But the more cynical among us, particularly those who suffer from allergies, probably only see these designs as thousands of little ledges for dust and allergens to collect. » 7/26/12 10:20am 7/26/12 10:20am

Magnetic Wallpaper Turns Your Entire Home Into a Fridge Door

Usually it's the kitchen that serves as a family's bespoke art gallery, with pint-sized masterpieces affixed to the fridge door with magnets. But if you redecorate with MagScape's unique magnetic wallpaper, every inch of your home can showcase your kid's artistic talents. » 7/04/12 10:00am 7/04/12 10:00am

These Window Blinds Provide a Better View When Closed

If you can live without an amazing view, you can save a lot of money when renting an apartment. But why make that tradeoff? With these Better View blinds you can have the best of both worlds. » 1/15/12 9:00am 1/15/12 9:00am

Seven Tools to Make Your Front Porch Terrifying on Halloween

It's Halloween. Do you have your decorations ready for all the trick-or-treaters? If not, you can still pick up some last-minute accessories to make your house extra-extra-creepy this year. Here are seven creeptastic tools to help. » 10/31/11 5:20pm 10/31/11 5:20pm

Topographical Carpet Must Be Mine, My Toes Decree It

Imagine a vast kingdom of rolling hills and rippling tides, cast in soothing shades of green, blue, and yellow. A kingdom that is soft and squishy. A kingdom in which the only doctrine is the Divine Right of Toes. » 8/07/10 1:40pm 8/07/10 1:40pm

AquaVista Aquarium Is the Other Way To Put 3D Fish On Your Wall

Yeah, watching some fish swim around in Planet Earth on a wall-mounted, flat panel 3DTV is probably pretty epic. But you know what's even better? Watching some REAL F-ING FISH swim around in your wall-mounted, flat panel fish tank. » 5/12/10 9:20pm 5/12/10 9:20pm

Cable Cars Are The Best Way For Your Ornaments To Travel Up The…

A working cable car would be just the thing to help your modified action figure ornaments travel up the Christmas tree. I mean, the tree is like Everest to them. [Walmart via OhGizmo] » 12/25/09 8:20am 12/25/09 8:20am

10 Of Your Nerdiest Holiday Decorations

Yesterday, I asked you to show us some of the nerdiest holiday decorations you have ever encountered. Needless to say, some of you are really dorking the halls. » 12/09/09 7:00pm 12/09/09 7:00pm

What is the Nerdiest Holiday Decoration You Have Ever Seen?

In the comments, show us a picture of the nerdiest holiday decoration you have ever seen. Bonus points if it's a photo you took of something you actually own. » 12/08/09 6:40pm 12/08/09 6:40pm

There’s Still Time For DIY Halloween Decor

Make brings up this handy resource to add a little fright to your front yard this Halloween. The Haunt Project is a collection of Halloween-related DIY projects, ranging from harmless decorations to stuff that's just dangerous. » 10/24/09 11:00am 10/24/09 11:00am

Send Us Your Tackiest Christmas Lights

We're guessing the average Gizmodo reader is as much about the Christmas spirits as the Christmas spirit, and it's along those lines that we'd like to see your absolute worst (or best) holiday-decorated houses (example on left). Please send any and all pics to tipsATgiz, along with a brief description of location.… » 12/10/07 10:45am 12/10/07 10:45am

Recycled Xmas Decorations — May All Your Christmases Be Geek

Are these the perfect tree decorations for green geeks? Possibly. Made from recycled CDs and circuit boards, they are heinously expensive (around $6 for a circuit-board dangler, $9 for the CD version. Or you can get a set of three for $16 or $21 respectively. Or you can not bother. » 11/30/07 6:50am 11/30/07 6:50am

Kooky Christmas Decorations Act Like a Transforming Sponge

Place some bare framework festooned with folded paper into the included petri dish, add water, and a few hours later you have these elaborate Christmas decorations bursting forth as if by magic. It reminds us of compressing a straw wrapper, then adding a few drops of water—and voilà! It turns into a squirming worm.… » 11/22/07 11:00am 11/22/07 11:00am