Posts Tagged ‘monsters’
I came upon the work of Aya Kakeda via Etsy, and fell in love with her fantastical prints. Her work is full of monsters, aliens, robots, and other cute and strange creatures that I would love to meet! She works in a variety of mediums, from silkscreen prints to embroidery (see the awesomeness above).
You have to check out more of her strange and amazing pieces after the break:
When I was searching for monsters on Etsy, I noticed that there were a great deal of Yetis. Round yetis, tall yetis, bunny yetis, yetis with mustaches…even a zombie yeti! I can see the Yeti appeal: they’re soft, cuddly, and very mysterious. And who can resist Yetis when they look like this cute! See the yetis after the break:
Even after featuring Etsy’s monster shops, I’ve only scratched the surface of the monster-y goodness that exists on the web, and I can’t help but look for more! So the “Monsters in My Cortex” T-shirt by Jean Jullien ($25.00) is eerily apt. Add a little more humor with the Grr Arg Monster Necklace by Finest Imaginary (£6.99) and you’ve got yourself a monster-loving outfit!
Halloween is the time of year for monsters, and there are plenty to choose from at Etsy. There are plush monsters, felt monsters, and fuzzy monsters galore to cuddle up with on Halloween night and beyond. However, going through them all on Etsy is a monstrous headache, so I’ve compiled a list of the Top Ten Best Etsy shops with lovable monsters and creatures from distant lands!
See the full list after the break:
This week in links, Geekologie is all about the cakes and legos: the Piranha Plant birthday cake and the Pac-Man cake look too amazing to eat, while a Pop-Up Lego Book and a Giant Lego Castle point out the possibilities of Lego construction.
Drawn! features a book on the Anatomy of Japanese Monsters. Crazy!
The Super Mario proposal video has swept through the geek blogosphere and reminds us that pixels and love go hand in hand.
Super Punch has the best $10 Horror T-shirts at Threadless, so check it out so you can get your creep on before Halloween is here.
Timothy McSweeney is holding a contest to style your Wild Thing book; send it in by November 16, and get a mystery gift!
Design*Sponge has a great Edward Scissorhands style post to infuse a little Burton into your life.