Check out these fun Gameboy plush toys I came across in my recent Web travels. Featuring a whimsical, cartoony take on the classic hand-held gaming system, they’re the perfect gift for the Nintendo Fanboy or Fangirl in your life.
Look at this fun squeezy Mac plush toy, made by talented crafter Maitreya over at craftlog. The idea was borne out of a need for a baby shower gift for a computer scientist and bioinformaticist. Being a nostalgic girl and Apple fan, the idea to make this old school design came naturally to her.
USB memory sticks are a dime a dozen these days, so you’ve really got to stand out from the crowd if you want to get noticed. These soft, fuzzy critters will definitely latch on to your digital memories in a way you won’t soon forget.
Who says arcade cabinets need to be made out of wood and metal? Why can’t they be soft and squishy? That’s what this crafter thought when she created this fun plush Pac-Man machine.
Created by Lady Harvatine, the stuffed arcade machine captures the spirit of some of my fondest arcade memories.
I think some of us in the world would be likely to 1) get frustrated and/or 2) discard a broken handheld electronic game pretty quickly if we couldn’t fix it. Or is it just me? Whatever the answer is, I know the resourceful Josh Burker would bust a different move.
If you’ve got a serious Mario addiction, you might just have to break open your piggy bank for this. This fun quilt features the likenesses of Mario and his foes in the context of the NES platformer that really put the little Italian plumber on the map.
One of the greatest boxing games of all time has been immortalized in wearable form. This oh-so-awesome handknit scarf features the fighters from the NES classic Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!
Created by El Paso crafter Beatboxtaun, the scarf features the likenesses of two of the game’s pixelated pugilists.
What better way to keep the chill out during a round of Oscilloscope Tetris than to snuggle up under a matching Tetris Afghan throw?
Crocheted by Flickr member SheriB626, the handmade throw is plenty big enough to cover up even the most die-hard couch potato.
When you sleep, do you dream in blocky 8-bit graphics? Are your sleepytime thoughts filled with visions of Link rescuing Zelda? Instead of counting sheep, do you count Koopa shells? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need a pair of these on your bed.
Here’s another photo that proves the equation Craft + Pac-Man = Awesome. You’ve got to hand it to the artist who created this amazingly precise cross-stitch version of the characters from the 1980s Namco arcade classic.
Sometimes I wonder if there’s just too much Space Invaders craft out there. But can there ever be too much of a good thing? You be the judge, but I happen to think these Invaders accessories are just perfect for that girl gamer in your life.
Remember the 1980s Nintendo 8-bit classic light gun shooter, Duck Hunt? Now you can have the dog and duck from the retro game immortalized on your wall, thanks to this clever cross-stitch that recently turned up on Etsy.
Whether you didn’t score an actual Wii over the holidays, or if your real one just needs a companion, this soft Wii is a wonderful, whimsical addition to any living room. If you’re a really serious Wii fanatic, you could always keep it in your bed and snuggle with it while you snooze.
Video games and quilting sound like they should mix about as well as oil and water, but lately, they seem more like the delicious blend of chocolate and peanut butter. First we had the Q*Bert quilt, followed by the Galaga quilt and more recently the Legend of Zelda quilt.