17 Ways to Star Trek Your Kitchen

Geek Home Decor: Star Trek KitchenConfession: I (Kat) am a costume-making convention-going lifelong Trekkie (please don’t say Trekker. That sounds like a hipster Trekkie). But who says that my Star Trek devotion has to stop at the convention hall and blu-ray binge watching? Here are 17 ways to make your kitchen boldly go; from the subtle (“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot” in your cupboard) to the “lookitme lookitme!” (Spock oven mitt with Star Trek apron).

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Artist Creates a Retro Movie-style Poster for EVERY Episode of Star Trek TOS

Juan Ortiz Star Trek Art Prints

We were already big fans of artist Juan Ortiz, and his vintage-style Star Trek art prints. Well, apparently he has created a unique movie-poster-esque print for EVERY EPISODE of Star Trek: The Original Series. 80 prints. Better yet? You can get a 10″x14″ hardcover book containing every print, for $25.

We originally wanted this as a coffee table book, but now I’m thinking we might use a bunch of the prints for the gallery wall we’re planning. Either way, a great buy for nerds!Continue Reading…

The easiest, cheapest built-in bookcase (move over IKEA!).

When we needed ways to display/store A LOT of stuff in our new home, we assessed our previous storage pieces – two medium IKEA Expedit shelving units and 2 IKEA Kilby bookcases. They were mismatched and pretty beat-up, but between them they could hold hundreds of Transformers, Star Trek figures, LEGO minifigures, graphic novels, books, and random other bits of geekery.

Despite our old shelves being functional enough, we wanted something more streamlined. After painting our new living room walls a light grey, we began work on a “built-in” bookcase. We’ve never done anything like this before, but it was surprisingly easy, cheap, and quick. The entire thing was assembled, attached to the wall, and painted (white to match the crown moulding, with a couple of yellow accent areas) within a few hours. Continue Reading…