DIY

January 17, 2017

Romantic Man Builds a Vintage-Inspired Mechanical Toy for His Girlfriend

Long distance relationships are tough, but there’s one upside—you can make a really elaborate gift for your significant other without the risk that they’ll find out. Redditor gsxr93 used this to his advantage when crafting the perfect birthday present for his girlfriend. “Every summer we spend tons of time hiking and enjoying the outdoors together,” he wrote in an Imgur post. Using this as visual inspiration, he created an automata, or mechanical toy.

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January 3, 2017

Adorable AT-AT Walker Crochet Pattern Lets You Craft Your Own Star Wars Toy

Renowned in the Star Wars universe for their intimidating stature and combat capabilities, All Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT) walkers aren’t typically considered “cute.” With a homemade AT-AT crochet pattern and a bit of imagination, however, Etsy Seller Krawka has proven how adorable the four-legged vehicles can actually be. While Krawk sells countless crochet patterns in her shop, her AT-AT design is particularly precious.

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