Fashion & Merchandising

The Nerdy Home: Video Game Style

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You know what’s great about Spring Cleaning? No, it’s not polishing your floors until they shine. It’s getting rid of your old stuff so you can buy new stuff!

In honor of chucking out the old to make way for the new, I’ve scoured the web and found some nerdy but functional gaming-inspired pieces sure to liven up your place. Click on the pictures for buying options.

The Princess Shower Curtain - $68.00

The Princess Shower Curtain – $68.00

Princess Peach? Check. Cool cameo style? Check. Versatile pink? Triple check. Yep, Matthew J. Parsons’s The Princess shower curtain is pretty much perfect.

Threadless Video Games Toss Pillow - ON SALE! for $9.99

Threadless Video Games Toss Pillow – ON SALE! for $9.99

I was surprised to find out Bed, Bath, and Beyond counted this pillow among its stock — and have it on sale for $9.99.

TURKS Mug by GAMETEE - £7.99

TURKS Mug by GAMETEE – £7.99

GAMETEE has some pretty cool stuff all around, but I admit to being a little bit in love with this Turks mug. And think of all the cool lines you could mutter while holding it! “Just lookin’ at you is makin’ me sober.”

8Bit Fireplace by James Bit - $90.00

8Bit Fireplace by JamesBit – $90.00

A roaring fire is great to cuddle up with, but man clean-up is a pain. This 8bit fireplace by JamesBit has all the charm and none of the hassle.

BioShock 'I Love You Mr. Bubbles' Minimalist Print - $20.00

BioShock ‘I Love You Mr. Bubbles’ Minimalist Print – $20.00

Awww, nothing says adorable and terrifying like this sweet lil BioShock print from Captain’s Print Shop.

Legend of Zelda doormat - $50.00

Legend of Zelda doormat – $50.00

Here’s my new rule: if you don’t get this reference you aren’t allowed in my house. Etsy seller DamnGoodDoormats lives up to their name with this one.

Super Mario Bros. Hand Towel - $12.00

Super Mario Bros. Hand Towel – $12.00

Want a chic but nerdy guest bathroom? SeamsGeeky‘s got you covered.

Video Game Controllers Set Of 2 - $159

Video Game Controllers Set Of 2 – $159

Some people still want to argue that video games aren’t art, but they can’t say the same for these really cool prints by Oliver Gal.

Zelda Triforce Lamp - $64.00

Zelda Triforce Lamp – $64.00

Let this special Zelda lamp from TheBackPackShop light your midnight snack runs.

His and Hers. Player 1 and Player 2 Decal - $10.99

Player 1 and Player 2 Decal – $10.99

For the gaming couple, Seller 1622 has you covered with this arcade throwback decal.

Know any great gaming decor? What about just nerdy? Let us and your fellow readers know below!

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  1. Rachel

    March 10, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    That shower curtain is GORGEOUS.

    • Kelly

      March 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM


  2. Agitha Rhynes

    March 11, 2014 at 9:45 AM

    Oh gosh I love that Zelda lamp a bunch!

    • Kelly

      March 11, 2014 at 3:44 PM

      Isn’t it AWESOME?

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