Etsy gets geeky: Techiest homemade arts & crafts

Homemade Xbox soap, Linux diaper cake & more

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While 20 million people have reportedly visited the Etsy online marketplace for homemade and vintage items, I’d been a holdout. But with you, our techie readers in mind, I’ve braved the fluffy, the cute, the precious and the adorable to pick out 20+ geeky homespun items that might be worth a look on this website that generated more than $700 million in sales last year. Note that many items are one-of-a-kind (some with good reason), so act now if you want to shop!

Dr. Who and his cozy friends

Dr. Who and his cozy friends

"This is a set of crochet patterns to make eleven doctors who time travel! Also included is a pattern for a big blue police box suitable for time travel which is actually bigger on the inside. Shown are doctors 1 through 11."

Price: $64

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Nesting dolls get social

Nesting dolls get social

All the way from Russia: "Joking nesting doll. Russian nesting dolls with icons of facebook, twitter, google, youtube and myspace! 100% handmade. Height of 11.5 сm."

Price: $19

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Xbox soap

Xbox soap

"DigitalSoaps' original sudsy tribute to gamers gives a reason to shower! This highly detailed Xbox soap is made with seven colors and has raised, massaging buttons. It weighs six ounces. My soap is not only decorative, but functional as well. It makes guests squint at your bathroom counter and complements a gamer lifestyle. The mild ingredients make your hands soft."

Price: $16

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RJ45 Ethernet Loopback Keychain

RJ45 Ethernet Loopback Keychain

“What we really have here are Hand Made (50% Recycled content) RJ45 Ethernet Loopback Keychains. They are built to basic Loopback specs (1-3 and 2-6) and work to test if a port works. Meanwhile it is a geeky fashion accessory to add to your key ring, and can be used to hang up your keys at the end of the day.”

Price: $9.99

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8-bit Bow

8-bit Bow

“A little geeky fun for the fashionable gamer. You can show your love for gaming while still looking lovely as ever! We leave it up to you to decide exactly how your 8-bit Bow will look. Choose from one of our designs and then choose your colors, or send us a message if you would like your own design.”

Price: $5

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Han Solo in Carbonite

Han Solo in Carbonite

“I had to add some Star Wars to my shop because, well...I absolutely love it! For all your geeky crafting needs or that special nerd in your life, I have made some pendants featuring Han Solo in Carbonite :) The back is flat which allows you to easily add a heart bail or you can put it in a metal setting for a super fun necklace. This would make a pretty large ring but it can be done. You could also glue a magnet to the back for an easy sticking to anything metal. ”

Price: $4

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Handpainted Geeky Copy Paste Bra

Handpainted Geeky Copy Paste Bra

"This geeky bra is hand painted to resemble the computer commands of copy and paste."

Price: $30

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Thor Handmade Lego Avengers MiniFigure 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive

Thor Handmade Lego Avengers MiniFigure 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive

"This 8GB USB flash drive has been lovingly created using a genuine Lego MiniFigure of the Thor character from The Avengers as played by Chris Hemsworth"

Price: $37.30

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Salvage wood iPhone case

Salvage wood iPhone case

"Not every case in my shop has to be geek related, so I made just a few like this salvage wood skin. Vintage feel with an up cycled twist."

Price: $15

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TARDIS Wooden Storage Box

TARDIS Wooden Storage Box

"This is an eight inch tall, handmade, wooden TARDIS equipped with a sliding door in the back for storage. A secret storage compartment is located in the base of the TARDIS. Made by a Doctor Who fan, for Doctor Who fans."

Price: $24.50

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Android Wall Clock Robo

Android Wall Clock Robo

"The Android Clock is created and handmade by me and it's absolutely unique. This Clock is eye catching and would make a perfect addition to any home. It's printed and hand cutted on 0.12 inch and 0.08 inch (3mm and 2 mm) plastic."

Price: $30

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Heart-Shaped Circuit Board Necklace

Heart-Shaped Circuit Board Necklace

"This Unique Heart-Shaped Circuit Board Necklace is cut by hand so no two are alike! This thin circuit board has a white coating on the back to prolong the life of your necklace."

Price: $22

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Tux Linux Penguin Diaper Cake Geekling Attack

Tux Linux Penguin Diaper Cake Geekling Attack

“Do you have a little coder on the way? Someone you know make a little geekling? Here is the perfect baby shower "must have". Tux Diaper cake 120 or more size 1 (8-14 pounds) Pampers diapers. 12 inch Tux stuffed penguin. 12 month t-shirt featuring Baby Tux. (1st birthday shirt) Topped with white 3 gerbera daisies. All wrapped in white and black ribbon. ”

Price: $75

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WiFi Outback Truck - Upcycled art

WiFi Outback Truck - Upcycled art

"This outback truck has a working Linksys G wireless router with USB network adapter or it can just sit your desk or shelf and look cool!"

Price: $235

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Techie key hook Geekery key hook Kitsch

Techie key hook Geekery key hook Kitsch

"Any techie would love this set of three key holders. A very unique piece of home decor. Each ‘key’ measures 8-inches square and is 3/4 inch thick plywood. Slightly sanded for a vintage feel. As always each piece is painted and cut by hand by me. No decals or lasers. Each piece will vary due to the uniqueness of each piece of plywood."

Price: $38

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Power Up Cuff Links

Power Up Cuff Links

"I have mounted recycled Mac power buttons onto sterling silver plated cuff links. Now, even when you have to dress up you can go in techie style. You may be a stiff shirt, but at least you aren't boring!"

Price: $27

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Red Floppy Disk Coaster

Red Floppy Disk Coaster

“Putting data to work ;) Set of 5 Red coasters Disk with square cork backing. Dimensions: 3.5 inchesx 3.75 inches"

Price: $22

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Geek Baby Onesie

Geek Baby Onesie

"This ready-to-ship onesie will bring a smile to everyone's face! Black flocked lettering on a white 100% cotton Gerber onesie. This listing is for a 0-3 month size."

Price: $15

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Custom White R2D2 Toms

Custom White R2D2 Toms

"These White Toms shoes feature an R2-D2 design. The buyer can pick any quote they want for these fun shoes! If you would like to make any other customizations feel free to message me with your ideas prior to ordering."

Price: $75

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Kissing Plumber and Princess Wedding Cake Topper

Kissing Plumber and Princess Wedding Cake Topper

"This Plumber and Princess cake topper is handmade using polymer clay and detailed using acrylic paint. The question mark cube that our Hero is standing on is painted on all 4 sides for added effect. They are 5 inches high."

PRICE: $120

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Portals for your ears

Portals for your ears

"Awesome 3d printed portal earrings like the video game! These are bronze infused stainless steel 3d printed earrings, with sterling silver earring hooks. An awesome gift for that geeky girl."

Price: $35

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