The Beady Eyed Craftster is our weekly round-up of shiny (mostly) art and craft related links from across the internets.
â€¢ One of those art-meets-science projects to begin, via Make: a blanket that knows its own shape. The technical specifications arenâ€™t amazing, but it looks completely wonderful.
â€¢ Not one to try at home, but check out this amazing multimedia installation piece from artist Jeff Lieberman featured on Boing Boing. Itâ€™s made of 3,600 tiles of LCD glass, 10 foot wide and 90 long â€“ you really have to watch the video.
â€¢ Another clever-but-not-too-practical-for-the-likes-of-us idea: faux wallpaper made out of stickers. It looks really neat, but Iâ€™m fairly sure it would be insanely expensive.
â€¢ Surprisingly practical is this cool fox lamp tutorial â€“ the important component is apparently â€˜Stiffyâ€™ Fabric Stiffener used to stiffen the fabric into a hard shell. Iâ€™ve never heard of such a product before, but now I have I can think of several projects where Stiffy would be useful. (And that sounds so wrong!)
â€¢ Iâ€™ve knew crocheting was popular but I didnâ€™t know it was an Olympic event! Okay, not really, but as part of the cultural Olympiad Shauna Richardson has crocheted three huge lions â€“ unfortunately the article doesnâ€™t have great pictures, but they still seem very impressive.
â€¢ And finally Craft brings us a Massive Star Wars Craft Roundup For Star Wars Day â€“ thatâ€™s May the Fourth (be with you), in case youâ€™re not a nerd. I love the friendly Bantha.
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