The Beady Eyed Craftster is our (mostly) weekly round-up of shiny links from across the internets. As youâ€™re probably aware, last Thursday was Valentineâ€™s day, so thereâ€™s been a lot of really great related stuff on the internet â€“ so this is a little round-up of love.
â€˘ First up, this wonderful robot-based card from Angela Melick bearing the traditional (for robots) message: â€śMy love for you is within tolerance as specified by the dimensioned drawing that you suppliedâ€ť. Itâ€™s possible that the artistâ€™s engineering background is showing!
â€˘ Over to Etsy now, for some nice print work from 4Four. For example: â€śI Love You…even when you steal all the coversâ€ť. He/she also does a nice line in break-up cards (â€śI want my stuff backâ€ť) â€“ but, disappointingly, no 2-for-1 offer for a Valentineâ€™s/Break-up combo!
â€˘ Also on Etsy, this neat Yoda Valentineâ€™s card (â€śLove you I doâ€ť) from PJ McQuade. If youâ€™ve never pictured Yoda as Cupid before, now is your chance â€“ whether you want to or not.
â€˘ Sticking with Star Wars, hereâ€™s Admiral Ackbar delivering his catchphrase in this somewhat ambivalent Valentineâ€™s card from Sarah Herrmann â€“ but if your significant other has a fully operational deathstar, this may be the card for you.
â€˘ Back down to (Middle) Earth now, with these adorable Dwarven Valentineâ€™s from Yunitea. Really sweet work, and if youâ€™re seeking a burglar partner for an epic adventure then why not say it with dwarves?
â€˘ Last but not least, these Science Valentines from Stephoodle have been doing the internet rounds this week â€“ and with good cause, as theyâ€™re really cool. Were I to be churlish, I might suggest that including Professor Brian Cox among the giants of science is a questionable decision, but I canâ€™t really complain, as my favourite science dude â€“Alan Turingâ€“ is included. (Of course, given Alanâ€™s troubles it seems like the message ought to have been â€śMaybe donâ€™t persecute me into an early grave because of whom I choose to loveâ€ť â€“ but I donâ€™t think that would have been a big seller.)
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