Tie Fighter Made from Starbucks Trash

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What do you get when you combine 216 Starbucks stirrers, 63 drink holders, 37 grande cups, 12 sample cups, 10 96-oz coffee boxes and 1 tall lid? If you’re crafty and have a bit of glue you’ll make an awesome Star Wars tie-fighter. Dan Winters of Wired created this as part of their ...

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Jewelry Made from JPGs of Other Jewelry

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Stolen Jewels is a jewelry design by mike and maaike where the images used to make the jewelry come from jpgs of other more expensive and famous jewelry. The designers used Google Image Search to find pricey and famous jewelry (such as Imelda Marcos’ ruby necklace and the Hope diamond) and then downgraded ...

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Playable Pac-Man Quilt

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Check out this great Pac-Man Quilt! It’s actually playable too (sort of). The pieces are detachable so you can move them around and “play” Pac-Man. It looks pretty warm too. The characters are made of felt and the crafty person who made this also made the ghosts in both white and blue for ...

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Old Computer Innards Repurposed as Animal Art

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Ever wondered what you could do with all those motherboards and circuit boards and ROM chips and other miscellaneous computer parts that look cool but are outdated or broken? Why not make them into awesome art animals. Artist Brenda Guyton makes these really cool looking sculptures from discarded e-waste. The jack rabbit ...

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Painter’s Easel Used as HDTV Stand

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What a great idea- using a standard heavy duty easel as a stand for your HDTV. I like how this person has actually splatter painted the easel to give it that low-brow effect that contrasts nicely with the sleek stark lines of the big screen TV. A solid colored paint job or a ...

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Chinese Man Makes His Own Full Size Transformers from Old Cars

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A Chinese scrapyard owner has put some discarded vehicles to good use by making them into gigantic Transformer style sculptures. Now some might say, wouldn’t a better use of these cars be fixing them up so they can drive again? The answer is NO. Clearly you are not recognizing the pure awesomeness of ...

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Floppy Disk Hard Drives

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Here’s a smart little DIY project.. take old outdated floppy disks, gut them out and turn them into gigabyte holding hard drives. The designer of these made it so they have a little cut-out to stand upright because what good is creating something awesome if it’s going to be flat on your desk ...

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Bizarre Wooden Safe

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This is the weirdest safe I’ve ever seen. It looks like it’s a simple box with 13 drawers that slide open but it’s not. None of the drawers actually open. There’s a hole on the bottom where you insert your valuables. Then you rotate each drawer. Each drawer is open on the side ...

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