Make summer snacking epic by turning popsicles into lightsabers! Dearest Debi has shared a tutorial on crocheting tiny hilts to fit on the ends of freezies (like Fla-Vor-Ice) to turn them into elegant weapons. She rates the project as easy and okay for novices, and you should be fine as long as you know how to wield a crochet hook.
Get the full how-to at Dearest Debi’s site.
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This Millennium Falcon cutting board is just the thing for slicing and dicing all those veggies. It’s designed in the shape of Han’s famous ship and has its image on the surface. It will look just perfect with this X-Wing knife block. You can preorder this cutting board now with delivery expected in August.
Product Page ($34.99)
These Star Wars Stacking Mugs feature three, 3.5-inch-tall porcelain mugs that, when stacked, feature an image of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo or an imposing stormtrooper. If you’re feeling like causing a little inter-galactic mayhem, you can arrange the mugs so that Luke’s wearing the stormtrooper’s helmet, Han has Luke’s boots or the stormtrooper has Han’s… er, pants? Anyway, the mugs are safe for microwave and dishwasher use too.
Product Page: (£14.99 or $25.46)
Add a touch of the Dark side to your next movie marathon with this Darth Vader popcorn bucket and Stormtrooper mug! The plastic products are functional for serving food and beverages, but you could also use them as decoration or even for storage. Keep tea bags in Darth Vader’s head, or serve candy in the Stormtrooper’s helmet. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
Product Page ($38.95 via 7 Gadgets)
Are you ready to use the Force while chopping your vegetables? Using knives from this Star Wars X-wing knife block could help. The actual holder is plastic with a chrome effect, and it comes with five stainless steel knives including a cook’s knife, bread knife, carving knife, utility knife, and a paring knife. They could cut as well as a lightsaber.
You can pre-order the knife block now for shipment in August.
See more of the best knife-holder ever after the break.
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This officially licensed Star Wars R2-D2 can koozie will keep your drinks as cold as Hoth, or at least pretty darn close. It’s got a rubber interior and a metal exterior and will hold 12 ounce cans of your favorite beverage.
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The first Friday of June is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: It’s National Donut Day!
It’s that one day of the year when we can eat all the donuts we want and not feel guilty about it. Bring on the inevitable sugar coma! Yay! Ok, on a serious note, if you happen to be a Star Wars fan, we came across a fun recipe for a Chewbacca-themed donut by justJENN. Sure, it doesn’t shoot a laser crossbow or co-pilot a YT-1300 light freighter, but it sure does look like a wookiee… a tasty wookiee too. So that’s good enough for me.
Jenn highlights all of the ingredients and instructions on her site, justJenn Recipes.
Happy National Donut Day, and make sure to check your local shops for deals!
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You can always count on R2-D2 to save the day, or in this case, save the cookies from burning. He’s a 60-minute timer with a bell that rings for 5 seconds when time runs out. You set it by turning his little domed head to the desired number of minutes. He measures 14 cm and is an officially licensed Star Wars product.
Product Page ($32.95 via Geek Alerts)
Han may have sliced right into his tauntaun, but savvy butchers know there’s a right way to cut one up. This handy chart demonstrates the proper method (take special note of the “sleeping bag” section). From the product page:
Perfect for a galactic butcher shop far, far away, the Tauntaun Cuts print highlights the choicest cuts of meat inside the furry snow-romping creature which, though they smell bad on the outside, are delicious on the inside. The Tauntaun Cuts print is silkscreened on 16″ x 20″ heavy archival stock with white, black and grey with metallic silver flake inks, in a hand numbered edition of 200.
This limited edition print will be going on sale on June 5th at 12pm Pacific, so be sure to act fast if you want to be prepared the next time a tauntaun comes loping through your yard.
Product Page ($50 via io9)
It’s no secret that I love the custom Star Wars cakes by Cakes Cove, but this life-sized, R2 unit may be my favorite one yet.
Not only is it R2, but it’s cake! Of course, as a true collector, I’d need two. One to eat and one to preserve in a display case.
Check out more pictures of this nommable R2 after the break.
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