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33 DIY Pop Culture Toys

From Knitted Comic Characters to Hand-Made Undead Dolls

— September 11, 2014 — Life-Stages
These DIY pop culture toys make great gifts or crafts for hardcore gamers, avid movie-watcher or just those who always tune in to watch the latest episodes of Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead.

Although there are some fans who will go out of their way to collect all the official merchandise they can, these handmade toys can be inexpensively created. In addition to this, coming up with a design of your own truly shows your status as a fan, since the toy will be an original. These DIY toys make use of simple materials like paper, wood and yarn to bring some of the most iconic characters from TV and movies to life—with enough time, skill and patience, it's even possible to recreate the whole cast.
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Paper Medieval Toys
Paper Medieval Toys
The Kingdom Kit by Hadar Kimchy is Made for Fantasy Fans
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Sci-Fi Car Collectibles
Sci-Fi Car Collectibles
These Star Trek Hot Wheels Cars Match Each Cast Member Perfectly
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Sci-Fi Island Instruments
Sci-Fi Island Instruments
The Tardis Ukulele Lets 'Doctor Who' Fans Jam Out
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Crafty Sci-Fi Dice
Crafty Sci-Fi Dice
The Cross-Stitched Doctor Who Dodecahedron is Andy Warhol-Esque
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Sci-Fi Crayon Sculptures
Sci-Fi Crayon Sculptures
Steve Thompson Carves Star Wars Characters into Crayola Crayons
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Middle Earth Toy Sculptures
Middle Earth Toy Sculptures
This Lord of the Rings LEGO Sculpture Brings Colorful Erebor to Life
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Intergalactic Custom Cuddlies
Intergalactic Custom Cuddlies
Star Wars Build-a-Bears are Invading
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Cuddly Handmade Monsters
Cuddly Handmade Monsters
You’ll Love These Crochet Pokemon by Kuro-Mizuo
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Hand-Made Undead Dolls
Hand-Made Undead Dolls
These Zombie Dolls Come with Removable Guts
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Handmade Nerderific Figurines
Handmade Nerderific Figurines
FatCat Studio Sells Custom Painted Geek Collectibles
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Timber Pop Culture Toys
Timber Pop Culture Toys
The Amanda Visell Wooden Idols are Crafty Versions of Childhood Characters
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Homemade Superhero Suits
Homemade Superhero Suits
A Dad Built this Minimalist Iron Man Suit for His Son
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Cuddly Japanese Gaming Plushies
Cuddly Japanese Gaming Plushies
These Crocheted Pokemon Toys are Incredibly Detailed
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Sci-Fi Series Yarn Toys
Sci-Fi Series Yarn Toys
These 'Doctor Who' Crochets are Must-Haves for True Fans
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Snuggle-Worthy Sci-Fi Toys
Snuggle-Worthy Sci-Fi Toys
The OctoKitty Star Wars Plush Characters are Cuddly Intergalactic Icons
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DIY Disney Toys
DIY Disney Toys
These Felt Disney Toy Puppets are Enjoyable and Easy to Construct
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DIY Undead Toys
DIY Undead Toys
The Zombie Customizable Action Figure Kit Encourages Scary Creativity
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Iconic Spaceman Origami
Iconic Spaceman Origami
The Buzz Lightyear Paper Craft Art is Sure to Bring Out Your Inner Child
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DIY Superhero Toys
DIY Superhero Toys
This Toy Kit from ThinkGeek Allows You to Build Your Own Action Figure
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Fantasy Game Crochet Totes
Fantasy Game Crochet Totes
The Zelda Bomb Bag and 3 Blue Bombs are Perfect for Geeky Friends
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Knitted Sci-Fi Dolls
Knitted Sci-Fi Dolls
These Star Trek Amigurumi Figures are Some Soft Sci-Fi Pals
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DIY Branded Toys
DIY Branded Toys
Custom-Made Munnys for Corporate Holiday Celebrations
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Customizable Toy Block Characters
Customizable Toy Block Characters
This Etsy Shop Crafts Custom LEGO Minifigs from Pop Culture
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Crocheted Video Game Characters
Crocheted Video Game Characters
These Critters are Great for Those Excited by the New Plants vs. Z
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Explosive Gamer Plushies
Explosive Gamer Plushies
The Bob-Omb is a Handmade Crocheted Creation
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Cute Comic Book Plushies
Cute Comic Book Plushies
'Handmade Stuffs' Makes Heroes & Villains Look Adorable
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Horror-Inspired Toys
Horror-Inspired Toys
The Michelle Coffee Halloween Plush Toys are Scary
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DIY Paper Heroes
DIY Paper Heroes
Cubee Craft
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Knit Nintendo Toys
Knit Nintendo Toys
Michelle Rheaume Sells Classic Toy Patterns for Geeky DIY Projects
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Sinister Superhero Paper Crafts
Sinister Superhero Paper Crafts
These Minion Iron Man Costume Paper Crafts are Heroically Cute
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DIY Puppets
DIY Puppets
Customize Your Own Muppets
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Knitted Comic Characters
Knitted Comic Characters
The Lady Lindsay Amigurumi Dolls are Cute and Kick Ass
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Knitted Gamer Creatures
Knitted Gamer Creatures
Maggie Wang Crochets Adorable Amigurumi Dolls
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