Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard today posted a short video on Twitter that revealed the name of the next standalone movie in the Star Wars series. The film about Han Solo in his younger years will be called Solo: A Star Wars Story. Simple and underwhelming. People on Twitter immediately responded with Solo cup jokes.

And other folks had alternate suggestions. This one would be great.

The good news is that we won't have to wait a whole year to see it. Solo: A Star Wars Story is scheduled to be in theaters on May 25, 2018. That's barely six months after Star Wars: The Last Jedi. See more reactions at Mashable.


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Gamers Continue To Create Incredibly Impressive Sculptures In Minecraft

Minecraft is still driving the kiddies wild, and it must be set to overtake Pac-Man and Super Mario Bros. as the video game gateway drug that has gotten the most kids hooked on gaming.

Kiddies tend to play Minecraft in Adventure or Survival mode, but the talented folks who entered their Minecraft sculptures in the Apex Events 2017 Invitational go full blown Creative mode on an epic scale.

This amazing digital sculpture by Dr. Bond entitled "The Perfect Marionette" was the winner of the 2017 Invitational- it took Dr. Bond four days to build and is made of millions of blocks to capture that Rococo feel.

Runner up AWAKENING - Null Bomb is made of millions of blocks too, but in this case they're spread out to form an entire futuristic cityscape. No word on how long it took the artist to build AWAKENING, but you don't build cool digital cities like that overnight!

-Via Kotaku


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Tea Time With Peach And Bowser

Now that Peach and Bowser have become chummy, possibly due to Stockholm syndrome, the two can finally do what they've wanted to do since they first met- gossip over a cup of tea.

Now they talk about boys with moustaches, who saw who eating mushrooms, and why Luigi just doesn't make Peach purr like lil' old Mario does.

It's great that Bowser and Peach have sorted out their problems, but as this Mercworks comic shows, the two have become a little too comfortable with watching Mario die...

-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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The Ten Greatest DC Comics Supervillains Of All Time

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DC Comics has created some of the biggest, baddest and most iconic supervillains of all time, and even though many heroes in the DC Universe bear a striking resemblance to Marvel superheroes the villains are in a class all their own.

The Joker is arguably the most famous comic book villain of all time, and everyone is familiar with his never-ending battle with the Batman because they are the yin-yang of the comic book world. But what about Ra's al Ghul?

His battle against Batman has become much more well known since the Dark Knight movies and his inclusion in DC shows like Arrow, but Ra's will never usurp The Joker because Ra's lacks his clowny charm.

And speaking of clowny and charming- Harley Quinn began as a secondary character on Batman: The Animated Series but has since become one of the most popular, and fun, supervillains in the DC Universe.

Her secret? Equal parts madness, cuteness and a bloodthirsty zeal for battle, plus her sick relationship with Mister J didn't hurt. Well, maybe a little...

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See Ranking The 10 Greatest DC SUPERVILLAINS of All-Time here


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How To Build A Secret Magnetic Safe Out Of LEGO Bricks

A safe needn't be extremely sturdy, heavy or locked up tight to serve its purpose, it just needs to keep your valuables safe-ly tucked away and hidden from thieves.

And what better way to hide a safe full of your stuff than by leaving it in plain sight in the form of a toy no burglar would ever look at twice?

In this video YouTuber Dylan Hacker, aka Household Hacker, shows you how to make a small yet effective security box with a magnetic lock, so you can make stashing your stuff fun again!

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-Via Metro


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Unnecessarily Horrifying Episodes Of Beloved Kid's Shows

Kids shows are by default supposed to be free of adult content, and if scary moments arise they should be immediately followed with lighthearted fun to keep the kiddies from getting scared of the show.

But as soon as a show starts targeting a somewhat older audience they begin to introduce mature themes they couldn't include before, which leads to the creation of some absolutely horrifying episodes.

Captain Planet generally kept the quest to fight polluters around the world as lighthearted as possible, but when the Planeteers faced a drug dealing scumbag named Verminous Skumm in the episode Mind Pollution things got really dark.

Verminous sells a drug called "Bliss" to a kid named Boris, a drug that turns kids into crazy zombies. Boris gets high and jumps through a window, causing him to bleeding profusely from the arms, and later after taking more Bliss he falls down dead of an overdose.

I thought Captain Planet was rated Y7, who would want their seven-year-old to see such things?

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See 6 Unnecessarily Horrifying Episodes Of Beloved Kids Shows here (NSFW language)


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Pizza Hut Wants To Keep You Warm And Cheesy With The "Pizza Parka"

Fast food companies have figured out that posting funny videos online and creating crazy products are far more effective forms of brand advertising than television commercials or radio spots.

So while things get pretty wacky on TV they get downright ridiculous online, like high top sneakers that order pizza or a parka made out of the same stuff as a pizza delivery pouch ridiculous.

Pizza Hut is delivering their Pizza Parka to random customers who orders online, and I must admit I didn't really want one until I saw the pizza pocket inside. There just aren't enough jackets out there with pizza pockets!

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-Via Guacamoley


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This Guy Cosplayed as the Convention Center Building

There are so many cosplays out there that it can be hard to think of something no one else has done. At the New York Comic Con a few weeks ago, someone came up with a completely new an original cosplay costume -the convention center itself. It was spotted by DC comics writer Scott Snyder, who posted it on his Twitter and it quickly became viral.

The reactions from fans on Twitter are pretty brilliant -you can read many of them over on Guacamoley.


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People Are Going Ape For This Guy's Massive King Kong Halloween Display

Halloweenies like to go big with their decorations, putting their love of the holiday on display for the entire neighborhood to see, and their hard work is either rewarded with cheers or jeers.

But there's one neighborhood in Salt Lake City, Utah that's about to go bananas thanks to the hard work of one Ammon Smith, a 33-year-old woodworker who has become known for his over-the-top Halloween displays.

Ammon used thin strips of wood and chicken wire to build King Kong's form, then he covered the form with black fabric and trash bags for its finished look.

The project took Ammon 80 to 100 hours to complete and cost him a mere $130 but the memories, and the advertising for his home design company Designs On 9th, are priceless.

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-Via The Salt Lake Tribune


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2017 Quebec City Comic Con Cosplay

The annual Quebec City Comic Con brought out thousands of French Canadian geeks this weekend. Some were there to show off their fandoms and amazing cosplay creations. Our friends from Geeks Are Sexy were there each day, too, to document most interesting costumes. Many of them, like the Gundam at the top, obviously took a lot of work and dedication to bring to life. Others, like the guy below, cleverly took advantage of a natural resemblance.

There were plenty of characters from movies, TV, manga, and comic books, plus some Halloween characters, too. You'll find part one of a three-part gallery of pictures here. Part two and part three will be coming soon!


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The Staff Of Unspeakable Evil

Any sane person who finds a cursed artifact like the Staff of Unspeakable Evil in the trash bin should ask themselves who would have tossed away such a terribly powerful magic item- and why.

But the unfortunate idiot in this skit by Buttered Side Down didn't give the Staff of Unspeakable Evil a second glance when he found it in a dumpster- because he assumed it was a fancy broom handle.

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-Via Tastefully Offensive


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A Woman Is Kidnapped Into A Time Loop In The Sci-Fi Short reStart

The time loop trope is overused in sci-fi movies and TV shows, and yet when it's done right a time loop story can make quite an emotional impact on viewers who wish they could go back in time and fix the mistakes they made in life.

But Olga Osorio's short film reStart isn't about making things right in the past, thus it bears little resemblance to classic time loop films like Groundhog Day, Primer or Looper because this story is about losing control not regaining it.

reStart from Miss Movies on Vimeo.

-Via io9


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Nerdy Relationships: Healthy Vs. Unhealthy

Many nerds think dating someone with similar passions will make their relationship healthy by default, as if the mere act of hooking up with a fellow nerd is healthier than dating a non-nerd who might make them feel weird about their passions.

But nerdy relationships can be just as unhealthy as non-nerdy relationships, and if your partner is feeling unhappy, insecure or jealous they'll take it out on you just like any other unhappy partner would.

But as you can see in this comic by JHALL the secret to keeping a relationship healthy is to keep it positive, supportive and above all have fun with your partner, otherwise what's the point?

-Via Dorkly


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Star Wars Theme Song Made Entirely Out Of Porg Noises

The adorable little Porgs are about to become the new Star Wars alien creature people either love or love to hate, and since stores are already full of Porg toys, t-shirts and other merch there will probably be more hate than love.

Perhaps we can deflect some hate and soften your opinion of those innocent imaginary Porgs a bit with this version of the Star Wars Theme Song created entirely out of Porg noises by Volpe Music.

Or, if you find you cannot stand either the song or the Porgs then please accept my apology, I'm just a sucker for a cute sci-fi critter.

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-Via Comicbook


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Magical Fantasy Potion Necklaces

When you play fantasy RPGs either in a video game or in a tabletop setting, you know just how critical it is to have the right potion on you when you need it. Just because they may not exist in real life though doesn't mean there's no benefit to wearing it around your neck. 

If you want to enjoy a little more magic in your life, then you should check out the Aether Brewery jewelry collection on Etsy. They have healing, mana and renewal potions in both earring and necklace varieties, so no matter what kind of potion you need, they have you covered.

Via Geek Girls


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Forgotten Video Game Mascots From The 1990s

Nowadays video games can have a totally nondescript person with a normal haircut and totally normal clothes as the main character because many modern games focus on the storyline instead of the visual gimmicks.

But back in the gimmick-filled 90s video game mascots were all gunning to be the next Mario or Sonic or Crash Bandicoot, so the crazier the character and their wardrobe the better.

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And while some of those mascots succeeded in becoming part of video game history others like Rocky Rodent, Awesome Possum and Croc didn't make a very big impression with gamers so for them it was game over.

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But a few beloved 90s game mascots may still star in new games despite not making it big like Mario, such as Conker the Squirrel, Banjo Kazooie and Bubsy the Bobcat, who is coming back after 20 years so his new game The Woolies Strike Back had better not suck!

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See 15 Forgotten Video Game Mascots From The 1990s at Mental Floss


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Tiny Paintings Of Noble Monsters

Very few artists enjoy painting in miniature, and even fewer attempt to add just as much detail to their tiny painting as they would to a full-sized piece.

Which is why painter Chris Seaman is a rare breed of artist indeed, because he has chosen to paint portraits of noble monsters full of lifelike detail on a canvas only a few inches wide.

Chris calls his miniature paintings of noble monsters Cameo Creeps, and they're just the kind of thing you'd find inside a Bride of Frankenstein's locket or on the nightstand next to Mama Cthulhu's bed.

See more Tiny Portraits Of Noble Monsters at Bored Panda


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Secrets And Oddities That Exist Beyond The Frame Of Silent Hill 2

When I played Silent Hill 2 for the first time back in 2001 certain elements of the storyline actually gave me nightmares, which was truly impressive considering I was a twenty-something-year-old horror movie fiend. 

I appreciated being truly creeped out by a video game, but I didn't really appreciate all the revolutionary gameplay elements and environmental work Konami put in to the creation of Silent Hill 2.

After watching this incredibly revealing episode of Off Camera Secrets by Boundary Break I now see the strange creatures and deeply disturbing storylines are only part of the reason Silent Hill rose to the top of the horror game pyramid.

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-Via Polygon


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The Most Heartwarming Cast Reunion Photos

(School Of Rock cast- 2003 and 2013)

Cast reunion photos can look like a bit of a train wreck when the actors who reunite haven't aged well, making fans feel bad for their favorite stars instead of rekindling their passion for the project.

But when the cast is looking good a decade or three later the reunion photos make us want to cheer for those stars all over again.

(The Goonies cast 1985-2015)

It was great to see that most of the cast of The Goonies hadn't gone off the deep end since the film's release thirty years earlier, and seeing the School Of Rock kids all grown up was truly heartwarming.

But to me the most heartwarming cast reunion photo of them all was the Hook 25th Anniversary Reunion, because of Rufio Rufio Rufio Rufiooooooooo!


See The 12 Most Heart-Warming Cast Reunion Photos here


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Performers Who Died In Front Of An Audience

Whoever says "well, at least they died doing what they loved!" when a performer dies on stage clearly doesn't get why that would suck- because all of your accomplishments in life are overshadowed by the way you died.

'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott was one hell of a guitar player and a heavy metal god thanks to his role in creating Pantera, and in 2004 he was set to become an even bigger star with the debut of his post-Pantera band Damageplan at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio.

But Darrell's career came to an abrupt and tragic end when ex-Marine Nathan Gale walked up to the stage and shot 'Dimebag' dead, all because Nathan was upset about Pantera breaking up.

Now people know 'Dimebag' Darrell's name because of this tragic event rather than because of his incredible guitar playing, which is a real shame because 'Dimebag' truly deserved his guitar god title.

See more Performers Who Died In Front Of Their Audiences here


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Celebrities Are Sharing Awkward Pics From Their Childhood To Raise Money For Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico still needs aid to repair the damage done by Hurricane Maria and restore some normalcy to the lives of the people devastated by the storm, so many celebrities are helping to raise money for the people of Puerto Rico.

But I guarantee no charity fundraiser will be as entertaining or endearing as the #PuberMe hashtag challenge started by Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll:

So, how does #PuberMe work? It’s simple—a fact that's allowed it to easily go viral. For each celebrity who shares (on social media) a picture with that hashtag as well as #PuertoRicoRelief, Colbert will donate $1,000 from his AmeriCone Dream Ice Cream Fund and Kroll will match it, too. All money raised will go to One America Appeal, a charity started by all five living former U.S. presidents that helps with hurricane relief.

Hey @nickkroll and @StephenAtHome, this photo was taken the day I replaced
David Letterman. #PuberMe #PuertoRicoRelief pic.twitter.com/J1013j4rbr

— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) September 29, 2017

So far a bunch of funny folks have shown the world what they looked like at their most awkward, and I'm sure the submissions will continue to dazzle us with their dorkiness.

But the award for "most changed since childhood" definitely goes to Ryan Seacrest, who is unrecognizable in this photo from his "awkward phase":

See Celebrities Are Sharing Awkward Photos From Puberty For A Good Cause here


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A Whimsical Song About What Might Happen To Bill Wurtz If He Leaves His House

Going outside can be a real bum trip, as the bugs start to bite and the neighbors start to stare before you suddenly realize you're standing outside in your underwear, so cool kids like singer/songwriter Bill Wurtz stay indoors.

We all have our own reasons for wanting to stay inside, but Bill Wurtz's reasons are some of the "Wurtz" I've ever heard! You see what I did there? Yeah, I know...here's a taste of what to expect when Bill goes "outside":

A spaceship came to take me away. Into the moonlight. And they touched me in an interesting way and now I’m pregnant with aliens….Oh it’s a brand new day.

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-Via BuzzAnything


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Fun Secrets About The Disney Cruise Line

Disney likes to add an element of magic to all of their properties and even their cruise line is full of special secrets. In fact, even people who have traveled on Disney cruises often are unaware of all the fun things available to them.

For example, pin traders are given one night per cruise of amazing pin trading with the crew, but the nights are not on the official schedules and are never publicized so you have to keep your ears open to participate. Another fun fact -you can exchange currency on the ship without any commission fee. Oh and want to catch the newest Disney flick but won't be on land to see it? All films are released on the ship the same day they are released in the states. 

Check out more interesting Disney cruise secrets over at Travel and Leisure


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Stranger Things Easter Eggs You May Have Missed + The One We All Missed, According To Directors

Stranger Things is the ultimate homage to 80s movies like Goonies, Firestarter and Poltergeist, and directors the Duffer Brothers aren't shy about including easy to spot nods to their favorite 80s movies in each episode.

But in case you didn't catch them all the first time around, or you're just looking for a fun way to get in the mood for season 2, check out this video by Looper showing the Easter eggs from Stranger Things season 1 you may have missed.

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And in case you missed it- last year the Duffer Brothers revealed the one movie-related Easter egg that everyone missed in this very revealing interview with Esquire:

There's a scene in the second episode of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things in which Eleven is in Mike's bedroom looking at an old photograph of Will. She leans forward and points to the photo, somehow identifying the missing child. This scene, one of the few non-sci-fi or horror homages in the '80s referencing Stranger Things, is also among the only Easter Eggs in the series the Internet has missed, according to its directors the Duffer brothers.

It's a reference to the 1985 Harrison Ford movie Witness, directed by Peter Weir. In the original scene, a young Amish boy is walking through a police station when he sees the photograph of the man whom he identifies as the perpetrator of a murder investigation.

-Via Esquire and Looper


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Before And After Photos Reveal How Far Cosplayers Have Come Over The Years

(Images via Kinpatsu Cosplay)

Cosplayers who get serious about their craft never stop improving and refining their costuming skills, and after a few years of making costumes they look back at their first cosplay creations and have a good laugh.

(Image via maimai_cosplay)

It's fun to see how far a cosplayer has come with their costuming and prop building skills over the years, and the difference is night and day when their old and new costumes are presented side-by-side.

Some show marked improvement after only a few years, while others spent over a decade honing their skills so they can take the Cons by storm in their amazing costume.

(Image via Bethiichan Cosplay)

And while not every cosplayer will improve their skills so dramatically those who do prove they've got what it takes to make screen worthy costumes that stand up to scrutiny.

(Image via Alyson Tabbitha)

See 10+ Cosplay Artists Reveal How They Improved Over The Years here


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All The Animated Trailers From Overwatch

Overwatch is a fun game and all, but I find myself going back to each character's animated trailer more often than I actually play the game- because they're so much fun to watch that Blizzard should make an animated Overwatch movie.

In each trailer we get an idea of what each character is capable of, their motivations in life, and how they fit in to the overall story of Overwatch which many players simply skip over so they can get to the action.

If you enjoy animated shorts, and don't particularly care to play a multiplayer shooter with a bunch of people you don't know, then you're not missing a thing by skipping the game and watching all the trailers instead. Thanks GameCin!

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The Problem With Pennywise Targeting Adolescent Boys

If you think about it Pennywise chose the hardest group of kids to terrorize- pre-teen boys, who actually enjoy being scared, think blood and gore are cool, and whose rising hormone levels leave them eternally horny.

That's not to say pre-teen boys aren't easily haunted, but the hauntings would have to pertain to being embarrassed in front of a girl at school, or getting an "over eager visitor" during class, and Pennywise does sewers, not schools. (comic by JHALL)

-Via Dorkly


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Listen To Comic Artist Neal Adams' Hilarious Audioplay For Batman Vs. Elmer Fudd

When DC Comics announced they were releasing a bunch of DC/Looney Tunes Specials I was excited to see what they would do with these beloved characters.

Then they released titles like Jonah Hex/Yosemite Sam, Lobo/Road Runner and Martian Manhunter/Marvin the Martian which proved to be both crazier and cooler than expected when the concept was fleshed out with artwork and grim storylines.

But none of the DC/Looney Tunes crossover titles are as delightfully dark, or as bats#$t crazy, as the Batman/Elmer Fudd special, where we find Fudd giving up his hunt for wabbits to take down the Bat.

Comic artist extraordinaire Neal Adams liked the crossover comic so much he created this super fun audioplay as "An homage to my new favorite comic book", so we can actually hear the Fudd hit the fan.

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-Via GeekTyrant


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Giant Plot Holes Kids Shows From The 80s Left Unexplained

Kids shows aren't known for their attention to detail, nor do they normally care about continuity errors or plot holes, and even though they've gotten better over the years show creators were terrible about these things in the 1980s.

So many 80s kids shows left giant plot holes unexplained that we can discuss all the disconnects until the cows come home, and speaking of cows- was Barth's Burgery on You Can't Do That On Television actually serving beef?

Whatever Barth was serving up made the kids sick on a weekly basis, so you'd think they would have stopped eating there, but I guess they were sick of slime.

And speaking of sick- Gargamel chased the Smurfs because he wanted to eat them, and even though it was never fully explained it seems like Smurfs must be pretty tasty if Gargamel was willing to go to so great lengths for a Smurf Sandwich.

80s Kids looking for a regular meal could pay a visit to Punky's Place, where a teenage Punky Brewster fulfilled her dream of running a restaurant and sold sammiches and such instead of going to school.

So why would a kids show let their main character play hooky? Because any show that features a dog wedding as their final episode clearly had no idea what kind of message they were trying to send to kids!

See 19 Giant Plot Holes '80s Kids Shows Left Unanswered at BuzzFeed


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Get Royally Cozy With These Disney Princess Blankets

Ever wish you could cosplay in the comfort of your own home all while getting nice and cozy? Then you'll love these adorable princess dress blankets by Etsy seller CHCreations4U

If you can crochet, you can get the patterns to make your own almost immediately, but otherwise you'll have to message the seller to see if there's any chance she may custom make you one of these blankets. Alternatively, there's always plenty of other crafters on Etsy that may be willing to put the pattern together for you.

The blankets come in Rapunzel, Snow White, Belle, Ariel and Cinderella designs and you can get your hands on all of them here.

Via Geek Girls


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