Space Invaders Wall Art (Tutorial)

8-bit Space Invaders wall art is nerdy, retro, minimalistic, and above all, EASY. Depending on your perspective and what you already have around, it could be cheap too. (apologies for the crappy photo quality; it’s hard to take pictures of metal…) I have the kind of family that gifts things like Home Depot gift cards as stocking stuffers. I don’t find this offensive or annoying at all. I prefer the miscellaneous gift cards to the Onion Saver, Lettuce Cutters, Wreath Hook, Outdoor Faucet Cover, et al. So sometimes I can stroll into Home Depot and buy that giant light bulb

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Face Off "Dishonorable Proportions" Spotlight Challenge

Face Off features Dishonored in a Spotlight Challenge

The SyFy channel decided that rather than make a gradual change they should Tokyo Drift and completely become a heavily reality TV driven channel nearly overnight. I don’t approve. That doesn’t stop me from watching their original reality-competition show Face Off in fits and starts.

I just get sucked in. It’s art and imagination and everyone is essentially given the same challenge to make their own. Face Off is more cognitive than America’s Next Top Model – Don’t tell Tyra I said that—and far less annoying than any of their ghost or paranormal shows (but what isn’t?).

Face Off is one of the few shows down this new road that seems to remember what the SyFy channel that came before and won us over was all about.

In the episode “Dishonorable Proportions” the contestants were charged with translating some of the enemies and classes, some affected by the plague and others disturbing by default, from Dishonored in to real life characters.

SQUEE!

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DIY: Ombre Nails!

Ombre hair is all the rage right now. What use to be considered a fashion faux paux is now the new hotness. Dark roots transitioning to much lighter ends. The trend is spreading south and bringing us Ombre Nails! I recently saw a post on buzzfeed about easy diy projects and one of these projects translated the ombre trend to seemingly easy nail art. Using a sponge and two colors (I choose Black and White) I was able to create my very own ombre nails. I’m a big fan of  basic nails so this was a perfect way for me

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SciFi Coasters

NOTE: I wrote this post while I was home sick. While I was able to complete this project, I realize this post needs some serious editing. I’ll get to it. Between bottles of Gatorade and a during a Star Trek marathon I was able to check a project off my list. Yay! I couldn’t literally do NOTHING all day, just live through it… Ew. Today’s project: Turning Nasty, Overused Coasters Into Etched Glass Nerd Art. At some gift giving instance, I can’t remember which, Husband and I got these neat photo coasters. They’re glass with a white frame painted on

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Autobots Assemble, Daleks Exterminate

It was so strange though, I know how huge Transformers were, and still are, but I have little to no knowledge about them. I still have to stop myself from saying MegaDeath instead of Megatron. Moreover, I’m never sure if I have the good guy and the bad guy straight. (I’m usually wrong)

“Hey, Husband? Do the good Transfomers have a logo?” I asked from the living room.

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