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    Updated on Jul 29, 2019. Posted on Sep 1, 2017

    23 Home Decorating Ideas For Anyone With A Fandom

    Get your geek on.

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community how they show off their geeky side at home — and here are some of the ways they display their fandoms!

    Note: Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.

    1. Make a signpost with directions the best places in all of your different fandoms.

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    For our recent anniversary, I handmade this directional sign of our fandoms for my fiancée (with a little help from her). We started saying "I love you to the stars and back" when we began dating and over the past three and a half years we've added many nerdy lengths to our love. We're now 76 days away from our wedding. —kelseyh4e8f329ea

    2. Turn a terrarium into a the cutest tabletop Pikmin habitat for your coffee table.

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    Pikmin is one of Nintendo's less popular and known games, but it was my all time favorite game growing up. I saw many nerd-inspired terrariums, so I thought, "why not make my own?" —davidh41e26f26b

    3. Serve your guests cookies out of an alien who hopefully won't be laying eggs anytime soon.

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    I love my Xenomorph cookie jar. It's great and the detail is amazing! —khadd1ja

    Get one on ThinkGeek for $29.99 (it's on sale right now, regular price is $44.99).

    4. Sneak a single framed photo into your family photo gallery.

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    A framed photo of Capt. Picard amongst our photo wall. —andyc4b487fc03

    5. Or, order a custom oil painting of you sitting on the actual Iron Throne, and add THAT to your family gallery.

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    I found an amazing artist on Etsy to help me live out my Game of Thrones dream by creating a custom oil painting of me on the Iron Throne. Not as expensive as you may think. 10/10 would recommend. —gpetsche

    Find custom oil painters on Etsy by clicking the checkbox "Customizable" in the sidebar.

    6. Build a Tardis bookcase for a Doctor Who themed nursery or TBH any room in the house.

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    My oldest son's room is Doctor Who themed and I built him a Tardis bookcase. —ferrellsteven

    7. Go for ~one-of-a-kind~ wall decor and art that you make yourself.

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    I love that I'm an adult and can do whatever I want to my house! It's really great to see the reaction from friends and family. —kzendi

    DIY Wall Art! —tonyweb1211

    My good friend made this for me before I went to college 7 years ago. I still have it and love it (and Spider-Man) just as much as I did when I first got it. (It's spray paint on canvas.) —lydiaw4256ca643

    8. Or just buy a single piece of art, frame it, and let it be part of your otherwise normal decor.

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    My subtle and tasteful X-files poster. #iwanttobelieve —morganc4f235c288

    My husband and I are both meteorologists, so it's appropriate to have this print by Brainstorm Design Shop hanging in our home. —pinkmooncat

    I have travel posters from mine and my sisters favorite fictional places —

    Hogsmede, Stars Hollow (Gilmore girls), Pawnee (Parks and Recreation). —carissamurray

    Get the unframed X-Files Poster unframed on AllPosters for $5.99; the Atmosphere print from Brainstorm for $45; and the Hogsmeade print (starting at $15), the Stars Hollow print (starting at $16.50), and the Parks and Rec print (starting at $18.50) on Etsy.

    9. Celebrate the magic of overhead lights.

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    I painted my Lumos/Nox light switch plate myself at one of those DIY pottery places. —springgrrl

    I bought "Lumos" and "Nox" decals on Etsy for my light switch in my room. Most people never see it or even notice but I love it. —stephanien4dd4f4209

    Lumos and Nox decals are available for $2.66/two on Etsy, $2.66.

    10. Cover your current textbooks to make it look like you go to Hogwarts.

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    I DIY-ed my textbooks to look like Harry Potter Textbooks. I used a paper-bag book cover hack I found online and taped textbook covers online to them. They are cool. —shaynajava

    Learn how to make paper bag book covers here.

    11. Proclaim who *you* bend the knee to with a Targaryen banner.

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    Got an outdoor flag for my house! People always text me and say how much they love driving by my house! #fireandblood —mackenzieb45dc5965f

    Get a similar flag on Amazon for $19.

    12. Of course, hang up a gallery wall that shows off your favorite pieces...

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    Leveling up our art wall with some classy paintings. —paudrota

    ...whether you love horror films...

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    I painted cross-stitch mashups of my favourite horrors and pretty decorations/flowers. —veronicakilgour

    ...a specific movie or game or book or show...

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    One of my favorite movies is obviously The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and here is a wall in my living room. I hope Wes Anderson is proud. —e4ccb53b3f

    ...or a lot of different fandoms.

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    Slowly building up my nerd art collection. —annag467496824

    Fandom wall from the shows I've worked on as well as some favorite movies. I plan to fill the whole wall. —oliviaroseo3

    Our house is decorated with things mostly acquired at Comicon. —sarahs4e8f11aa3

    13. Decorate a wall with the alphabet and holiday lights.

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    To stay in tune with the upside-down while taking a dump. —maceym42c7e3966

    Get similar holiday lights on Amazon for $19.95.

    14. Use pool noodles, cardboard, and foil to make an ~aluminum~ throne.

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    We built my parents their own Iron Throne. It was a birthday gag, but they kept it for nearly a year. —oliviap4c4fc2637

    15. Or simply paste on a decal that reminds your guests exactly where to go.

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    This is probably one of my favorite things in my house. —sarah81327134

    Get a similar decal starting at $7.95 on Etsy.

    16. Find a way to display your collections so you can enjoy seeing them.

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    The sonic screwdriver in the corner was hand built (and hand-signed) by Nick Robatto himself, one of the actual prop makers on the show. Mine is 151/250. —cchiefham04

    17. Whether it's on a shelf...

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    This is just a small area we have. We have four shelves full of random geekiness and it grows all the time. —graceb408c186b1

    18. ...or all around your computer, or somewhere else.

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    My gaming setup is decked out in Overwatch merch and art! During the holidays last year I even had an Overwatch-themed Christmas tree ✌ —sarahs221

    19. Frame maps of your fandom for your walls.

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    I love Assassins Creed! I framed the poster from the midnight release, and I hope to get some Legend of Zelda world maps in as well. —annap480698206

    One year, my husband treated himself to a professionally framed map of Skyrim. He is a huge Elder Scrolls fan and is the reason I have become interested in video games myself. —rachels47c57109c

    We have a canvas map of Westeros and Essos on our living room wall ☺ —hla3118

    20. Give Darth Kitty a good spot to lay in the sunbeam with a Death Star rug.

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    Rug really ties the room together. —becksofbrit

    Get this rug on Think Geek for $59.99.

    21. Make a Quidditch mobile and decoupage the Maurader's Map to a dresser for a Harry Potter nursery.

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    I did my son's nursery in Harry Potter. —leslier4275eeb11

    22. If you have a home office or a textbook shelf, stash a collector's edition story book among them as a geeky inside joke.

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    I have a limited edition decorative book and case of The Tales of Beedle the Bard from Harry Potter which I display amongst my educational books to fool guests. —laurenm4b7b568d6

    You can get a fancy collectors edition on Amazon for $250, or a regular hardcover-only version from Barnes & Nobles for $9.68.

    23. Make any 8-bit blanket you want out of simple crochet squares.

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    My sister-in-law crocheted this 8-bit heart blanket for my husband and me as a wedding present. —brittainr

    Learn how to crochet granny squares here.

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