Cosplayer Creates Wings For Her Costume That She Can Move At Will

picsbysteff With events such as Comic Con becoming less of a geek party and more of an international pop culture phenomenon, it’s no wonder that cosplay’s becoming more and more popular. What was once a very niche interest dominated by what the rest of the society deemed as ‘geeks’ and ‘nerds’ has been rapidly leaking into our everyday lives with celebrities like Bryan Cranston dressing up as his...

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This 81-Year-Old Babushka Is Taking Embroidery To A New Level

If you thought handmade embroidery was boring, the Instagram account of Julia Aleshicheva, 81, will change your mind. The Russian babushka, who describes herself as a “dementia fighter,” is making handicrafts cool again! Follow @girl_from_1938 and start enjoying colorful works depicting cats, women, characters from the Bible, reproductions of famous paintings, and even a portrait of Spice Girls!

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Every Holiday Caroline Eriksson Makes Something Crazy Out Of Gingerbread

Every Christmas, artist Caroline Eriksson has made something amazing out of gingerbread. It started back in 2013 when she made an Optimus Prime for a gingerbread contest. Since then she’s made a Xenomorph, dragon and even Darth Vader! To create her gingerbread sculptures, Eriksson first builds an internal structure out of metal. The rest is simply gingerbread and melted sugar! For the curved areas...

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“Serenade In Blood Minor”: Fascinating Horror Sculptures By Viktor Makov

Viktor Makov is the owner and sculptor of Monsterskaya studio based in Russia. He sculpts your favourite horror villians on everything from busts, phone cases, keyrings and so on. “I became a fan of horror when I was a little boy. My older brother usually watched horror movies and I would watch with him.I loved drawing monsters before I began school around the age of maybe 4 or 5 years old.

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Lovecraftian Horror Unleashed In The Murky Depths Of Green Tea

Unless you’ve experienced some horrible beverage-related trauma, it’s unlikely that you find much about green tea to be terrifying. Japanese Twitter user and 3DCG practitioner gigigi gagaga (@toikoh9114) might have you thinking differently, however. @toikoh9114 took advantage of of the turbidity found in a glass of green tea to create a spooky scene of alien horror that might fit in...

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Yarnvertising: DIY Fashion Adverts Of The 1970s

People don’t appreciate these days the level of DIY fashion in the 1960s and 1970s. Women back then knew how to sew and magically make stuff out of balls of yarn – it was almost a required skill. Then, seemingly overnight, it became a lost art… “I don’t think people these days appreciate the level of DIY fashion in the 1960s and 1970s. Women back then knew how to sew and...

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Russian Artist Transforms Everyday Objects Into “Something Else”

Russian artist Tatiana Khlopkova creates day-to-day images of various objects at which she likes to look from unexpected angles. She makes the objects change their shape, color, sizes, and function, finding their similarities in an incredible way. The artist calls her project – “something as something else”. “I believe any object, terribly annoying as it may seem, has its own potential...

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Guy Built A Fender Stratocaster-Styled Electric Guitar Out Of 1,200 Colored Pencils

Burls saw a lot of people online making bowls out of colored pencils and decided to take it up a notch. He built a Fender Stratocaster-styled electric guitar out of 1,200 colored pencils. “This was my first guitar I’ve ever built but I am more than satisfied with how it turned out,” Burls said. The colored pencils cost him around $120. All the guitar hardware he said he already...

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The Only Thing More Bonkers Than This Starcraft Cosplay Is How They Made It

When you see an incredible cosplay like the one below (by Tasha), it’s easy just to take it for granted. Yes, it’s a meticulously-detailed, endlessly impressive recreation of Kerrigan from Starcraft — but there’s a ton of other stuff on the internet to ogle, so usually people stare at this kind of thing for a brief moment or two and then move on. But the cosplay team at...

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Latest Etsy Trend: Crocheted Cat Butt Coasters

The next time you wake up and smell the coffee you can also look down and see a cat behind to rest your mug on. Isn’t it an awesome idea? It is. That’s why these crafty people from Etsy have spent countless hours making the masterpieces featured below. More: Etsy h/t:

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