Three Chic Geeks

For the nerdy and proud. Warning: spontaneous geekgasms may occur.


DIY: Glow Cloud


Did you recently move out of Night Vale for silly reasons, and are now feeling homesick because you can’t hail the local glow cloud, because there are no local glow clouds? (Or, do you need sinister and malevolent glowing clouds to deploy at your upcoming Halloween party?) Well, the solution here is simple, fellow citizen of Night Vale gone abroad – just make your own glow cloud, and hail it! This DIY is simple and easy.

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Are you there, Pinterest? It’s me, Cecelia.

I have neglected to mention to all of you that a lot of my geekery is directed at crafting, and I don’t mean in a look-at-this-TARDIS-I-made kind of way but in an OH-MY-GOD-IS-THAT-A-NEW-MARTHA-STEWART-CRAFT-GLITTER-SET?!?! kind of way. I know the smell of Michaels and it’s comforting, I flip out over really nice paper, I have urges to buy every size crochet hook that exists and do a sampler quilt with the same stitch in different sizes. I’m in the craft fandom, and I’m in deep.

It should then come as no surprise that I have accepted Pinterest as my lord and savior, and I’m sure it’s had similar effects on all of you other craft geeks out there. The problem is, sometimes Pinterest lies to me. They’re not big lies, it’s just that sometimes things look cool but then don’t work or the images don’t link back to anything and I have to wing it and I scream and panic. I’m sure everyone has encountered this at some point, and I’m here to help. This is product testing for Pinterest, and today we’re looking at three separate DIY’s that involve those books you have that have seen better days (I’ll be using an unreadable paperback copy of Prisoner of Azkaban that comes apart in many little sections, I was apparently a very aggressive reader as a child.). They’ll each be rated on three criteria; ease, clarity of directions, and durability of the final product.

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