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Franken Mindstein

So you think you know everything?  Here’s a spooky Toy Mashup game – Franken Mindstein; based on Peggy Brown’s original game for Marbles, Mindstein. +10   

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Halloween Mayhem

A Disturbance in the Force. Here’s a little advice for folks who are planning to carve a jack-o-lantern this month. Light sabers are cool, but oh so unpredictable. 00   

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Redrum

How about a little re-enactment of The Shining – Legos style? +10   

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Trackula

A spooky little somethin’ to keep you on track this month – Count Trackula.  Hey, even a vampire needs to play every now and then. +10   

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The Phantom of the Opera-tion

Ok, classic spooky mashup #2: The Phantom of the Opera-tion. Dig around inside the Phantom’s guts, – but don’t be surprised when you hit a nerve and loud organ music plays. These doctors are gonna need finely tuned instruments to more »

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Ghoul Talk

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be posting some fun retro, spooky-themed mashups. Feel free to post some of your own too. Here’s a popular game for the little ghouls in your life…Ghoul Talk. Enjoy! +10   

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Flip Flop Toys

Flip Flops to Fun This entry was posted in Upcycling on June 10, 2013 by Upcycling Phoenix. In Kenya a recycling plant is taking flip flops which wash up on the shore, and making toys out of them. This is more »

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Toy Soldiers

Upcycled Action Figures Made by a Soldier in Afghanistan January 11, 2014 in Creativity This wonderful collection of junk action figures was put together by Private First Class Rupert Valero, who is stationed at a forward operating base in Kandahar, more »

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Plush Lounge

Take a seat on this swanky plush lounge. Reposted from Recyclart’s saturday-morning-cartoons, December 25, 2011. Idea sent by Don Kennell. This sculpture is one of my entries into Santa Fe’s Recycled Art Show, at El Museo Cultural this weekend. The lovely more »

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Succulosauras Rex

The “Succulosauras” Reposted from April 10, 2013: www.makingitsweet.com I had to keep my oldest busy over Spring Break. She found joy in putting her hands in dirt and digging in the garden – what kid wouldn’t? You can see from more »

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Retro Cakes

How about some yummy retro game cakes to sweeten your week? Delish! +50   

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Sushi Track

The most unusual toys come from Japan. For the child who has everything…a sushi track play set. From KIDCRAVE. At Home Conveyor Sushi By Brooke Dowd Sacco, Kidcrave.com Conveyor belt sushi is so exciting, it will probably inspire kids to more »

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