13 Fun Pieces of Classic Video Game Home Decor

Do you have a soft spot for video games that were released before the new millennium started? Do you want to adorn your house with images from your favorite classic games? Then keep reading because we have rounded up some of the coolest and cutest furniture, lighting and more all based on 8- and 16-bit classics.

Stackable Tetris Lamp

If just seeing the oddly shaped bricks from Tetris makes you start humming the theme song, then you should most certainly head over to Think Geek where you can turn your love of the game into a convenient desk lamp. Stack the bricks and they immediately light up. Disassemble them and they power down. And, unlike the blocks in the game, getting a full line won't make parts of your lamp disappear.

Custom Tetris Bookshelves

When having Tetris light up your life isn't enough, why not try stacking in some knowledge? These cool Tetris bookshelves are seriously impressive and thanks to Instructables user Hicks Custom Furniture, you can even make them yourself.

Tetris Tiles

Of course, if you really want to celebrate the glorious stacking game that is Tetris, you should go for Tetris Tiles, which allow you to fill your counters, floors and backdrops with perfectly interlocking shapes. You can install each one individually for a maddening Tetris Tile challenge just like the game or you can buy the pre-arranged Tetris mosaics for a more simple installation.

The PacM Chair

Arcade-lovers everywhere know the iconic yellow shape that is Pac-Man and now you can bring him home to swallow you whole with this comfy and cool PacM chair by Jose Jorge Hinojosa.

Ghostchaser Shades

Share your love of the gaming through all eras with this awesome window shade inspired by Pac-Man and adorned with all kinds of famous console controllers.

Bubble Bobble

While the adorable dinos from Bubble Bobble may never have become such classic arcade icons as Pac-Man and Mario, those with a soft spot for the game will easily fall in love with this great rug by Harmonden.

Black Mage Rug

If you've been playing Final Fantasy before the sequel numbers hit the double digits, then you'll certainly recognize this adorable Black Mage character. Now you can even bring him into your home thanks to Harmonden's great rug-making skills.

Zelda Triforce Lamp

Those who know that it's dangerous to go alone, should be sure to this lamp by The Back Pack Shoppe. With both the Trifoce image on the front and the Hyrule Crest shinning from the side, it's a perfect way to show that your heart continues to burn for Princess Zelda's affections.

Mario Wall Decals

Ever wished you lived in Mario's side-scrolling world? Then you'll love these wall decals that bring that world to life right before your eyes. Jumping on platforms is not advised though.

Mario Storage Spaces

If you need a little more function in your decor, then you can always try to mimick what Rob O'Brien did with his kids room. Instead of just serving as simple wall decorations, these 3D enhancements offer storage, seating and a pleasant way to hide an unattractive radiator.

Mario Match Prints

Whether you had the skills to always properly align the bonus match game in Mario or not, these great prints by James Bit will remind you of the good old days where pushing "A" at precisely the perfect time was one of the most important things you would do all day.

8-Bit Fireplace

Here's another clever design from James Bit, this one turning your unused fireplace into a cozy geeky decoration.

NES Controller Coffee Table

Any gamer knows the controls are just as critical in playing a game as the program itself. For those that long for the simple pleasures of the NES, this table by Bohmenian Workbench is the perfect way to celebrate the old school.

For more video game home inspiration, don't miss our lists of geeky baby nurseries, nerdy doormats and great geeky home theaters.

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7 Great Green Home Technologies

We previously covered a 20 ways to make your home a little more green, but if you still need a little help saving energy and water, there are plenty of other things you can do. These seven cool technologies allow you to save money and the environment -and some of them look absolutely stunning too.

Swirl Water Faucet

You know wind turbines can help make green energy, but did you know tiny turbines can help reduce your water usage? Designer Simon Qiu created a faucet that uses turbines to spin water as it leaves the faucet to cover more surface area and provide more water pressure while still saving up to 15% of water. As a bonus, the spiraling water patterns look absolutely beautiful.

Nest Thermostat

There are plenty of programmable thermostats on the market, but Nest goes a step beyond to actually program itself to learn your habits. This way you will stay comfortable no matter how the weather changes while still using the minimum energy possible -it even turns itself off when you aren't home. You can even change your settings when your away using your smart phone or computer.

Belkin Conserve Socket

By now, we all know that our chargers use energy even when your devices aren't plugged in, but remembering to power off a power strip or to unplug the chargers takes a little more memory effort than some people want to spend on conservation.  With the Belkin Conserve Socket though, you just need to select how long you'd like your device powered and the socket will automatically cut off power after you're done.

Belkin Conserve Smart AV Surge Protector

Similarly, this Belkin Conserve device ensures that all peripheral devices attached to your TV are powered off as soon as you turn the power off on your TV. The strip allows for two always-on sockets so things like your DVR recorder can keep working even when the other devices are powered down.

Evolve Roadrunner Showerhead

There are a lot of low-flow showerheads available these days, but the Roadrunner is special since it not only limits the water flow while you're using the shower, it also immediately turns the water down to a trickle when it reaches an ideal temperature. That way while you're outside the shower waiting for the water to heat up, you don't have to worry about water being wasted between the time the water gets warm and the time you notice that it's warm. All in all, the Roadrunner can save you seven gallons of water for every five minute shower you take.

Uji Showerhead

Sometimes the thing that causes the most water waste in the shower is simply being too cozy in the warm water. The Uji showerhead reminds you that you're lagging by slowly turning from green to red over the course of seven minutes -the time of an average shower.

Serena Shades

Good shades are important in energy conservation. Natural light saves power over using electric lights, but leaving your blinds open when it's hot outside can also increase your air conditioner usage. With Serena Shades, you don't have to be there in person to raise or lower your blinds -you can use your smart phone to control your shades from anywhere.

Of course, you should never forget the basics. Switch out any incandescent lights in your home for CFLs or LEDs. Start using rechargeable batteries in all your devices rather than disposable ones. And always turn off the lights in a room when you leave.

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9 Neat Pieces of Multipurpose Furniture

We all need a little more space in our home and while we've covered plenty of handy ways to make the most of what space you have, another solution is to minimize the furniture taking up space in your house. These clever designs allow you to use one piece of furniture for more than one purpose.

Dining Table and Beyond

When is a table more than a table? When it has changeable glass tiles that can be used in place dishes and be switched out and tossed in the dishwasher. The design, by Studio NL, even offers tiles in an array of colors so you can change your dining room's look according to your mood. Besides standard dishware, the table can also be equipped with vase tiles to spruce up your minimalist spread in a modest manner.

Via A'Design Award 

As If From Nowhere

At first glance, this piece of furniture looks like little more than a set of shelves, but when you start looking at the specific shapes of the colored accents, you'll quickly notice that they seem to resemble chairs and tables. And that's precisely what's hidden inside this storage system by Orla Reynolds.

Convertible Sofa

Designer Julia Kononenko knows firsthand how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be to live in a tiny apartment. That's why she came up with this simple sofa design that can be easily transformed into a small dining table with six tools.

Poppi Bed

Murphy beds are nothing new, but traditionally they have to be built into a structure and while they move out of the way, they can't be used for more than one purpose. This clever design by Clei takes up minimal space while offering you the opportunity to use the area as a desk as needed.

LGM Tavolo

Here's another Murphy bed that offers a whole lot more than meets the eye. In fact, this Clei design can operate as a shelving system, desk and bed. Granted, if you want to use the shelving, you probably won't want to use the bed all that often or you will be transferring items back and forth from the shelves every day, but it's a great design if you want a bed for occasional guests.


It's hard to get more multi-purpose than the Multiplo. This cool modular design by Hey Team can be used as a table, a sofa, a bed, a seating pit and just about anything else.


This piece by Barbara Pece might not look like a sofa, but it is, or at least, that's its main purpose. It can actually be broken into nine different shapes by folding and stacking the hinged-together modules in assorted ways. It can operate as a desk, table, sofa and more -and it comes in three different sizes so it can be used in any kind of space.


The sad truth about babies is that they grow -and all too fast too. While you can't keep them tiny forever, you can at least keep them sleeping in the same bed for a while thanks to the DaVinci Emily bed. This handy design starts out as a crib, then becomes a toddler bed, then a daybed and finally, a full-sized one.

Don Vino

This table by Vincent Chicone serves as both a wine rack and a coffee table at once. It can hold up to 16 bottles and is custom built so you can have a glass top that will allow you to view the bottles or a wooden top so the table will look more like a traditional table.

Via The Mag

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13 More Marvelous Star Wars Home Goods

We love geeky home designs and based on our site traffic, so do our fans -which is why our most popular article of all time covered an array of great Star Wars furniture. With that in mind, there's plenty more great ways to bring a little touch of the Force into your home -and here are a few of our favorites.

R2-D2 Coffee Maker

You might never be able to own a drink-serving R2-D2 like Jabba did when he was in possession of the little guy, but you can have him help you make a fine cup of java with this handy Instructable by Iminthebathroom.

Boba Fett Stand Mixer

KitchenAid mixers are a handy tool for anyone who likes to do a lot of cooking at home, but you don't have to just accept the generic one-color paint job they come with. DeviantArtist Tommy Filth proves that a little bit of paint applied in just the right pattern can make a basic mixer into something you'll be proud to display on your counter.

Star Wars Vinyl Clock

There are plenty of people who make upcycled clocks from carved vinyl, but few are as intricate and just downright impressive as this great design by Creative Time Studio.

Han Solo In Carbonite Coffee Table

He's no good to me dead -but as a coffee table, he's perfect. This impressive coffee table was made in limited quantities by R-9 and comes in three versions - basic, with side panel and (the one pictured here) with a lighted side panel.

Boba Fett Stained Glass Light

Deviant Artist McLane's Memories has a gift when it comes to working with stained glass. Luckily for the geeks out there, he applies his talents to creating uniquely nerdy windows and Tiffany-styled lamps like this Boba Fett design.

R2-D2 Aquarium

Everyone's favorite little bleep-filled droid is here again and though he may not have fallen victim of the Dagobah swamps, he is filled with water and ready to help you take care of your beloved fish friends.

Darth Vader Toaster

Expose your toast to the Dark Side with this awesome toaster available from ThinkGeek. It not only looks awesome, but it even brands your toast with the franchise's famous logo.

Han Solo in Carbonite Cabinet Pulls

If you're feeling crafty and don't have a lot of cash to spend on Star Wars home goodies, you can always try making your own Han Solo cabinet pulls with this handy tutorial from the fine folks at Our Nerd Home.

Millennium Falcon Mirror

Hopefully staring in this mirror won't make someone exclaim "She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid," but even if it does, you can rest assured this hunk of junk by Etsy seller funkymirrors is the coolest mirror in the galaxy.

R2-D2 Planetarium

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away might be hard to imagine, but this R2-D2 planetarium helps bring that world to life by projecting an image of the night sky right onto your ceiling.

Darth Vader Fridge

Created by artist Tom Sachs, this charmingly imposing beer fridge is even equipped with a vodka fountain so you can really kick back and let the booze flow through you as you imagine Darth proclaiming "Luke, I am your bartender."

Via Geekologie

Star Wars Touch Lamp

Just a little touch is all you need to turn this light on or off, but no matter how many times you hit the power, you'll never turn off the coolness it emits.

Han and Leia Hand Towels

His and her towels are a bit played out and cheesy, but when you add a delightful Star Wars twist to them, you end up with something any nerd couple would be happy to display.

Still can't get enough geeky home goods? Then don't miss these geeky doormats, organization tips, duvet covers, home theaters and nurseries.

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Great Ball of Pebbles: Dark Planet Garden Sphere by David Harber

Lots of gardens have pebbles, but not many have this: a giant ball of pebbles made by UK sculptor and artist David Harber.

Harber, an award winning designer, started making contemporary and traditional sundials in 1992 and have expanded to create water features and garden sculptures like the "Dark Planet" sculptures profiled in this post.

Harber's Dark Planet garden sculptures are made from hundreds if not thousands of black puddle stones perfectly arranged into perfect spheres. Some spheres are wired to illuminate from within, whereas others are turned into water features, with bubbling water emanating from the top of the spheres.

For more on the Dark Planet garden spheres, visit David Harber's official website.

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10 More Brilliant Space Savers For Small Homes

Last year we brought you 18 space saving ideas and the article quickly became our second most popular piece of all time. Since that article succeeded so well, we knew you could use another 10 handy ideas to make the most of the space you have.

Lid Organizer

Tired of having lids fall all over the floor whenever you open your cabinet to grab a pan? Then try using a curtain rod to store your lids on the side of your cabinet or even along the back wall of your kitchen.Instructables user trebuchet03 has the instructions you need to do it yourself.

Stepladder Chair

Practically everyone can use a step ladder in their home, but what about those people who don't have anywhere to store it while it's not in use? Resource Furniture has the perfect solution with their Scala Zero -a chair that can unfold into a step ladder.

Foldable Laundry Basket

Some people like to use their laundry baskets as a hamper so it's only make sense to leave it out all the time in order to collect all the clothes as they get dirty. But for those who prefer a dedicated laundry basket, UnHampered is the way to go. When you need it, it's there for you, complete with four handles, a removable divider and a compartment to hold laundry soap. When you don't need it, it folds up so you can tuck it away until your next laundry day.

All-In-One Magazine and Toilet Paper Holder

There are a whole lot of people out there that enjoy reading a magazine while they do their business. It can be hard to find a place to store your magazines if you have a tiny bathroom though. With the Read and Roll though, you can store your reading material and wiping material together in one organized space.

Corner Spice Rack

Two common problems in small kitchens are too little cabinet space and too little counter space. This makes storing things like spices particularly problematic. With this Linus Stadium organizer, you can take advantage of that often underused corner space on your counter, keeping your cupboards and counters freed up.

Pantry Spice Shelf

Alternatively, if you have tall shelves in your cupboards or pantry, this DIY from Family Handyman can show you how to make the most of that extra space with a small shelf that's perfect for storing spices on.

Corner Dish Rack

Again, taking advantage of your corners is a great way to make the most of your space and this corner dish rack helps ensure you can leave your dishes to dry while still leaving you counter space to work with.

Under-Cabinet Knife Drawer

You almost never hear someone complain that their cabinets are too close to their counters and that's a good sign that almost everyone can take advantage of the space just under their cabinets. American Woodworker has a handy tutorial for anyone interested in adding a handy knife drawer to the bottom of their cabinets.

Magnetic Stickers

Adding magnets to things is a great way to store extra kitchen goodies on your fridge, but what about your bathroom or work areas, where you don't have a giant, magnet-friendly surface to attach things to? Instead, try adding these cute stickers where you want to store stuff and then use them to hold up those metal objects you regularly need -like tweezers and nail clippers.

Command Hook Your Baskets

Chances are you have extra space under the sink and in your cabinets that's just not on the bottom where you items all sit. So grab some 3M Command Hooks and some wire baskets and get hanging like I Heart Organizing has done here in her under-sink space.

And don't miss our storage and organization category for even more clever storage solutions.

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15 Romantic Hotel Bathtubs We're Dying to Soak In

Valentine's Day is almost here and while we previously covered the most romantic beds you could hope to share with your sweetie, now it's time to explore some sweet, sexy spaces where you and your partner can relax and clean up a little before you get busy getting dirty.

GoldenEye Jamaica's 007 Suite

Jamacia's Fleming Villa is named after the famed author of the James Bond series, who owned this coastal property and wrote most of his early novels in the villa. Bob Marley was a future owner of the estate and while the 007 Suite is named after Fleming's legendary character, the outdoor bathtub on the garden patio will help you channel the spirit of Marley as you feel "One Love" with the gorgeous natural surroundings.

Atlantis Dubai's Poseidon Suite

The Atlantis' Palm offers amazing underwater suites, including a luxurious underwater bathroom where you can relax in a rounded soaking tub while looking at stingrays, sharks and other underwater fauna.

Angely Hotel's Diamond Lover's Suite

Made for romance, the Diamond Lover's Suite in the Angely Hotel features dreamy cloud-like lights above the bed and a beaded curtain around the massive tea cup bathtub. It's perfect for swinging parties and romantic couple's nights alike.

Hotel Tragara's Artsuite

The 700 square foot Artsuite in Hotel Tragara is adorned with both modern and classic artworks, but when you're ready to relax and take in the sights, the tub might just be the most attractive feature in the room. Of course, that's not just because the tub is beautiful and modern, it's also because the tub happens to be placed right beside a window that is open to an amazing view of the Faraglioni rocks on the Capri coast.

Matakuri Lodge's Deluxe Suite

Talk about a room with a view, the deluxe suite of the Matakuri Lodge features a floor to ceiling window in the bathroom. The tub is conveniently set beside the massive viewing area so you can soak, relax and take in the view of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow-capped mountains in the background. 

St. Regis Doha's Presidential Suite

Qatar's St. Regis hotel has a lot of great features, but the Presidential Suite offers something truly spectacular in the master bathroom -a marble, freestanding bathtub positioned next to two massive windows that offer amazing views of the Persian Gulf outside the hotel.

Mandarin Oriental's Presidential Suite

A solid marble bathroom is nice, but a view of the Tokyo skyline? Now that's amazing -of course, be prepared to spend a pretty penny at the Mandarin Oriental given that this is a city where even coffin-sized pods go for more per night than most American hotel rooms.

Hotel Original Paris

Take a soak in this wonderful hotel and on one side of your claw foot tub, you'll have a stunning view of the romantic Paris skyline, and on the other side you'll enjoy the striking rainbow of colors that reflect off of an iridescent tile wall. Any way you look at it, you'll be exploring the vivid colors that the City of Lights is known for in a fittingly luxurious setting.

Boulders Lodge

Sometimes you feel like a dip in the pool and sometimes you want to soak in the tub, but in this South African resort, you can do either overlooking the Sand River in a private reserve. The luxurious tub is set beside full length windows, offering an uninterrupted view of the tub and the scenery beyond.

Sabora Tented Camp

Operated by the same company as the Boulders Lodge, the Tanzanian Sabora Tented Camp seamlessly blends glamour into the outdoors. Their open-air tents even feature lavish porcelain tubs that offer an incredible view of the African savanna.

Mio Buenos Aires

Voted the best hotel in Buenos Aires, Mio has a lot going for it, including oversized tub carved from a native Argentine wood called caldén.

Buddha-Bar Hotel's Gagny Suite

What could be more romantic than a cozy fireplace? How about an amazing Japanese-styled soaking tub beside a beautiful fireplace filled with glowing white candles? The Gagny Suite in this Parisian hotel is perhaps one of the most romantic hotels in one of the most romantic cities on earth.

Viceroy Abu Dhabi's Presidential Suite

The custom-designed tub in the Viceroy fits two people comfortably and is equipped with all you need for a romantic night in, including rose petals. It's a perfect place to relax and soak after you've enjoyed the hotel's Formula One track, as well as the suite's personal steam room, sauna and lap pool.


Just on  the edge of Krabi Marine National Park, Rayavadee's rooms feature elevated circular bathtubs sitting atop a pebble and bamboo base that allow for slight runoff if you and your partner splash a little too much in the tub. And, of course, postcard-perfect views of the amazing natural scenery certainly don't hurt the experience.

Ponta Dos Ganchos

Step out of the sauna in Ponta Dos Ganchos and step into a window-lined room with a glass roof, a cocoonish tub that seats two and a view that spans across the private peninsula of the Emerald Coast.

For a more romantic experience in your own home, don't miss this article featuring another 12 great bathtubs or this amazing hammock-style tub.

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10 Brilliantly Beautiful Lighting Options

Light is something most people take for granted, but with any of these ten great lights in your home, your guests won't be able to stop thinking about it.


Ever feel a dark cloud is hanging over your head? Why not make it literal so at least you can get a little humor out of the feeling. Besides, these beautiful lights by Richard Clarkson will actually help you light up your life, which is something everyone can enjoy.


Don't have space for an herb garden? Don't be so sure. The Sklenik is specifically designed for urban dwellers who want a little more fresh flavors in their kitchen. The light operates as a green house, so all you have to do is add water and pick your homegrown herbs.


If you love the magnificent grace octopi, then you'll want to get your tentacles on this gorgeous stained glass lamp by Mason's Creations in the shape of everyone's favorite cephalopod.


If thinking cool thoughts can help you chill out on a hot day, then these cool industrial-style fan lamps will help remind you to think about relaxing breezes. We've previously featured some of the steampunk designs available from Machine Age Lamps, but these fan lights really blow us away.


There are tons of cool colored lights available these days, but for those who just can't settle on one hue, the ColorUp by Pega is a great way to enjoy your lighting in any shade. Just touch the base to the color of your choice, squeeze the bulb and you'll have perfect lighting for your mood.

Torn Lights

Bill Loft's Torn Lights are some of the most creative lighting ideas we've seen in ages. That's because they give the illusion that your wall has been peeling back, revealing a brilliant light inside. The power cord is as invisible as the rest of the light, ensuring the illusion will keep impressing your guests every time they view these clever lamps.

Flip Flap 10

This fun light by Buero Fuer Form appears to be floating in midair. That's because an invisible reinforced cable rises up to support the lamp. The shade is clamped to the light and can be angled for better lighting or for a more shocking appearance.


Anyone who reads before bed knows the importance of a good reading lamp, but this design by Bureau Debank not only lights up your reading space, but also provides you with a stylish and convenient place to hold your books when you're not reading.


Of course, if you ever wished the pages of your book actually were a light, then you'll want to get your hands on a Lumio, which mimics the look of a traditional book only without words.

From the Sky

Pieke Bergmans' From the Sky designs might not be practical in a typical home, but the cool, dripping light bulbs are certain to make a statement wherever they are installed.

Still looking for more wonderful lights? Then don't miss our previous roundup of 11 unique lighting options.

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The 7 Strangest Hotel Rooms On Earth

We've covered a few wild hotel rooms and even a few hotels that are totally unique, but there are a surprisingly high number of strange places to sleep on vacation. Here are a few of the oddest and coolest hotel rooms you could ever hope to book.

The Batcave

At some point or another, practically everyone has wished they could be Batman or at least like they could live like Bruce Wayne. Now, thanks to the Eden Motel, you can take your fantasy one step closer to reality by renting out the Batman room. The hotel is what's known as a love hotel, so expect to pay by the hour if you decide to indulge in your Bat fantasies.

The Glass-Bottom Hotel Room

Bali is filled with beautiful scenery and the hotels in the area take full advantage of this fact. Even so, only the Udang House offers a tempered glass floor built above a pond, offering amazing views of the crystal blue water and the beautiful fish that call the pond home. If that wasn't enough to make you feel at one with nature, the bathroom features a glass roof that lets in natural light and lets guests enjoy an indoor space under the stars.

The 727 Suite

Costa Verde, located in the west of Costa Rica, features some pretty notable rooms, but it's hard to top the Boeing 727 that has been converted into a two-bedroom, two-bathroom hotel suite. Perched on a 50 foot pedestal to give the extra illusion of flying, guests are also treated to incredible 360 views of the surrounding scenery.

The Train Suite

Wish you were around to see the luxury of the golden days of rail but get motion sickness on moving trains? Then head to New Zealand where Woodly Park offers a Train Motel. With one master bedroom and three singles in the main car section. While you might not be able to check out the passing cities and towns, the car is planted right in the middle of a farm, so you'll still have plenty of natural beauty and livestock to enjoy.

The Caveman Room

The Madonna Inn of San Luis Obispo is well known for their fun theme rooms, but the most talked about, and oddest, room is the Caveman Room, which features rock walls and animal-patterned furniture. The bathroom shower drips from the rocks on the ceiling. It's the most luxurious way you could hope to get back to your primal nature.

The Cave Room

This one-room hotel was carved from the cliffs of a New Mexican mountain and sits 70 feet below surface level. To enter the underground hotel, you must first sign a liability waiver because entrance requires you to climb down a cliff and a ladder to enter. Of course, even above the mountain top, you're still quite a way above ground -300 feet to be exact, which means you'll have some pretty incredible views of the local scenery.

The Private Island

You might not be able to afford your own private island, but you can rent a miniature manmade one if you'd like. At Sweden's Utter Inn, you can rent an underwater hotel room that looks like nothing more than a floating red outhouse from outside. After you're dropped off at the space by your guide, you're left completely isolated until check out time -unless your order the deluxe package, which includes a dinner delivery to your small island paradise.

Still don't see any hotel rooms you're dying to stay in? Well, keep following the site since we'll be sure to add more hotel posts in the future.

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12 Wonderfully Geeky Doormats

A doormat is more than just a place to wipe your feet before you come in the house, it's also one of the first places for you to welcome your guests and show a little bit of your personality. That's why a good doormat doesn't just clean dirty feet, but also lets visitors know a little bit about the people that live inside. Here are a few of the best geeky doormats money can buy.


D&D players will love the opportunity to score a critical hit with this great doormat. Your guests will know you're a high roller before they even ring the bell.

Bigger On The Inside

You home may not look like much on the outside, but with this cool TARDIS doormat, guests will know that you have the interior design skills of a Time Lord, guaranteeing that your space is a lot more vast than it appears to be.

There's No Place Like

For most people, home is where the heart is, but for geeks, home is also where your wifi connects automatically. This clever doormat turns the classic expression around to make a delightfully nerdy ISP joke.


Telling people to they are "welcome" is so twentieth century. Instead, get with the new millennium and tell your guests to "enter" with this keyboard-inspired doormat.


Of course, if you do prefer the classic "welcome" mat, you can still give it a bit of a modern twist by spelling it out on a keyboard. This cute doormat is sure to tell geeks that their kind is more than welcome at your home.


Designer Jeni Rodger created this unique doormat to let people become a little more creative with their messages. The mat comes with a number of interchangeable letters and spaces so you can personalize your message based on your expected arrivals or your mood.

One Small Step

You might not ever get to actually step foot on the moon, but this nerdy doormat will at least let you follow in Buzz Aldrin's famous footsteps whenever you step inside your house.

Like Us

A real friendship can't be bought at any price, but offering potential friends free booze sure isn't going to hurt the situation. This doormat tells guests not only what you want them to do, but also why they should do it, which can hopefully make your dinner parties and big blowout bashes all that much more successful.

Video Game Controller

If you grew up mashing the SNES controller buttons until you could no longer press B or Y, then this doormat is just right for your home. Warn friends and enemies alike that they'd better be able to stand a round of Karting if they want to hang around your pad.


If your gaming tastes are even more retro, then be sure to get your hands on this Pac-Man doormat that celebrates one of the earliest arcade classics. You can get yours for 35 Euros from Ooo My Design.

Darth Vader

Do you ever invite friends to join the Dark Side with the promise that it will include cookies? If so, you'll want to add this lovely reminder of your alligiance to the Empire to your entryway.

Speak Friend and Enter

Only those who speak of friendship are invited to enter the Dwarven city of Moria and now you too can add a friendly restriction to your home with this fun "Speak Friend and Enter" doormat. On the other hand, if you're feeling less than friendly, you might want to put out the "You Shall Not Pass" mat instead.

Found a perfect geeky doormat but still need a few other nerdy touches to make your home complete? Don't miss these great geeky bed coverings, these amazing gaming tables or these home organization tips specifically created with geek gals in mind.

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