“Nerdy Claus is comin’ to town.”
Day 7: Homemade wrapping paper
This is a super easy one. You need some butcher paper.or maybe newsprint and whatever you want to decorate it. I used dot markers and my own drawing skills.
“Geekin’ around the Christmas tree!”
Day 6: Book Christmas Tree
Who says you have to have a conventional Christmas tree? This year try something off the beaten path and I’m not talking a bright pink plastic abomination. Think outside of the box. Got a lot of books (perhaps a slightly unnaturally large collection?) stack them tall and wrap some lights around them. Creating a very unique and particularly nerdy Christmas tree. Sorta like this one. (Top with something perfectly geeky such as dork rim glasses!)
All my favorites are represented in the tree. Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Star Wars Expanded Universe, Ender’s Game, Narnia, Jane Austen, Shakespeare, history books, Robert Kennedy biographies, etc.
“Joy to the nerds!”
Day 5: Decoupage Picture Frame
What you’ll need:
-a picture frame
-a couple comic books
-a paint brush
“O Come All Ye Nerdy!”
Day 4: Nerdy Christmas Cards
The great thing about all these nerdy Christmas projects is that you can tailor them to the nerd in your life. Everyone is nerdy for something.
For these cards you will need:
“Have yourself a nerdy little Christmas!”
Day 3: Superhero Snowglobes
What you’ll need:
-Mason Jars (however many snowglobes you want to make.)
-Glitter (whatever color suits your fancy, though silver looks the most snow-like)
-Figurines, small toys, action figures (whatever you want to put inside your snowglobe)
-Goop (or any other water resistant glue)
-Christmasey decorations to go inside with your nerdy figurines (pinecones, mini Chrismas trees, ribbon, small Christmas village houses, etc. Be creative. Think outside of the jar!)
There you go. Perfectly nerdelicious snowglobes for your holiday viewing pleasure!
Tomorrow: Nerdy Christmas Cards
Day 2: Tardis snowflakes
“We wish you a nerdy Christmas!!”
Nothing says holidays like these little beauties. There are a couple versions on Pinterest, but some are very complicated so I made my own simplified version. Very easy to copy or to alter and make your own!
Start with a square sheet of paper, whatever color you want. I chose white cause it’s very snowflakey.
Next fold it in half and create a triangle and then fold in half once more.
Next draw on your Tardis.
Then cut out.
And voila!! Christmasey goodness, Doctor Who style!
Make as many as you’d like to create a Winter Whonderland.
Tomorrow: Nerdy Snow Globes
On the first day of Christmas my true nerd gave to me…
A string of origami cranes for garland on your tree!!
Start off with 2 different colors of your choosing (I chose red and green for the Christmas season.) Fold into origami cranes.
And then string together with needle and thread to create the garland. You can make it as long or as short as you wish.
I’m aiming to have it go around the rim of the ceiling in my room. So I’ll need a pretty decent length!
Tomorrow: Doctor Who snowflakes!
Day 30: Padme Skywalker Amidala from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Today is day 30, friends. And you know what that means… this is the last day of the series. Thank you for watching me and my shennanigans. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have a favorite, as usual, I’d love to hear. Comment below, tweet me, email me, whatever!
The next series of 30 Days of Nerdy Hair won’t be till Nov. 2014. That’s plenty of time to get your suggestions in!
Thanks nerds!!! Have a happy holidays. Next up… 25 days of nerdy Christmas. (Incidentally, starting later today.)
Day 29: Mary Poppins
This is another case of interpretation. The hair underneath the hat is quite accurate. But I have been dying to use this hat for a while for nerdy hair. And while it is a mini version and patterned, it is the correct shape and tone for good ole Mary!
Day 28: Katniss Everdeen from Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Today I woke up late. After a day of eating and eating and games and volleyball and more eating I just couldn’t rally this morning. So I apologize for being a little lax. This is more of an inspiration than a duplication.