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Space Invaders Mobile Hovers Over Head

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I guess it doesn’t take much to amuse me these days. Pretty much put an image of Mario, Pac-man or the Space Invaders on anything handmade and I’ll bite. Today’s crafty goody is this felt mobile that pays tribute to Taito’s classic video game aliens.

Space Invaders Mobile by pixelparty

A Chicago artist going by the screen name pixelparty created this whimsical art piece which puts the iconic retro gaming aliens into motion over your head. The mobile is made from wool felt, dowels and cord and features nine individual “invaders” as well as one “laser base” (appropriately positioned at the lowest height.)

Space Invaders Mobile by pixelparty

Since the $70 mobile is currently a one-of-a-kind piece, you’d better hop over to Etsy and grab it before someone else does.

[Thanks for the tip, roadsidescholar!]






Comments (5):

  1. the scholar says:

    you are most welcome, bob! :)

  2. GeekAlerts says:

    Very cool, that would look great in the rear-view mirror of the Space Invaders car. :)

  3. shawn says:

    ooh! ooh! thanks for featuring me!

    i’m just getting started with this craft/art thing, so there’s much more retro videogame fun to come, please check back soon. also, if you decide you can’t live without it, i’m offering a free surprise gift to the first person to buy something from my etsy shop

  4. GeekAlerts says:

    New Pac-Man & Space Invaders Items at Etsy…

    Everybody Pixel Party is the name of a new Etsy shop run by Chicago based artist Shawn. Right now there are three items in the shop:

    Pac-Man “The Chase” Bracelet ($22) [featured above]
    Pac-Man “Love” Bracelet ($12)
    Space Inva…

  5. i wanna be a dork (adored?)…

    well, someone found my space invaders mobile on etsy and liked it enough to blog about it! let’s hope that someone who reads that blog likes it enough to buy it now.
    also, the first automata (maybe last? see below) show was last night at the not…

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