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Gamer Gifts: 10 Amazing DIY Video Game Inspired Crafts

Video games give us memorable characters, fascinating story lines, and endless entertainment. It's no wonder that our love for them leaks into other aspects of our daily lives. Here are 10 crafty things you can do to prove you're the ultimate fan.

Doodlecraft: Super Mario Brothers Shrinky Dink Necklace for Video Games Day!

"Today is Video Games Day! (I think it's like a national holiday or something...we should have work off!) Anyway, I decided to get my geek on and make something inspired by my absolutely, all-time favorite, video game. Super Mario Brothers. I like all the Mario brothers games. Favorite is Super Mario Brothers #3!"

This game sits on the very top of many "best video games of all time" lists. It's a classic. The costumes are unforgettable and the worlds are legendary.

Legend Of Zelda Fairy Jar

"Inspired by kaifei's bottled fairy . Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a bottle lamp in under 5 minutes by constructing and decorating with jar, lights, and tinsel. Inspired by legend of zelda and fairies. How To posted by House of Pook. Diffi..."

This is perfect as a gift, as a decoration, or for cosplay. It's simple but beautiful.

Kirby Earrings

"Earrings, aretes, nintendo, cute . Make a stud earring in under 40 minutes by molding with varnish and sculpey clay. "

Super cute in a bad ass sort of way. Kirby is old school.

How-To: Ms. Pac Man Amigurumi

"Get your video game geek on with this Ms. Pac Man amigurumi pattern from Allison of Crafty is Cool. [via Geek Crafts] Related: How-To: Ms. Pac Man Screen Cleaning Kit Cross-Stitched Pac Man Street Art Real Life Pac Man"

Let Ms. Pac Man be your good luck charm.

Pokemon DIY Pencil Case - "Back to School" Crafts for Kids

"Pokemon! Gotta craft 'em all! It's time for Crafts for Kids at Cool School! Crafty Carol shares her favorite back-to-school crafts, starting with a brand new DIY Pikachu pencil case tutorial! Then stay tuned for Carol's Olaf pencil topper from Disney's Frozen, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles notebook, a My Little Pony Rainbow Dash fuzzy notebook, and a One Direction collage notebook!"

Need a pencil case? Of course you do. Here's a Pokemon inspired case you can make yourself.

Yet Another Mario Mushroom Pattern

"I know there's plenty of Mario Mushroom patterns out there, but I thought I'd throw mine into the mix. They multiply like Fungi! Make yourself a Power-Up or a 1-Up or any other color Mushroom that you wish! Yet Another Mario Mushroom Pattern is copyrighted under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License."

This is a great little craft and it makes a really sweet gift. You can even hang them as a decoration in your house, on your car mirror, or on your xmas tree.

Legend of Zelda Beverage Coasters (Pearler Beads)

"Hey everyone! This instructable will show you how to make a set of beverage coasters featuring your favorite retro video games using Perler Beads. In this guide, I have included the pattern for a set of 6 Pac Man themed coasters, and you can view my other instructables for patterns featuring Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda..."

Think of the cheers you'll get with these coasters at your next house party! They're amazing.

Tetris Clay Pieces

"Yeeea tetris . Free tutorial with pictures on how to mold a clay model in under 40 minutes by molding with fimo and tin foil. Inspired by tetris and objects. How To posted by JONI . Difficulty: Simple. Cost: Cheap. Steps: 4"

Go into full Tetris worship mode by making a necklace or charm bracelet out of these.

Yoshi Necklace!

"We all know HE'S the star..who's this Mario of which you speak? . Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a toy necklace in under 20 minutes by jewelrymaking with . Inspired by super mario. How To posted by Just Ashleigh. Difficulty: Easy. Cost: Che..."

This Yoshi necklace is the perfect way to show your love for the ultimate video game character.

Portal Cake Cookies

"This was a triumph. . Free tutorial with pictures on how to bake a sugar cookie in under 60 minutes by cooking, baking, and decorating food with sugar, chocolate, and chocolate. Inspired by portal. Recipe posted by Jocelyn A. Difficulty: Easy. Cost: Ch..."

Serve these at your next party (don't forget the Zelda coasters).