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Accio Dice! Harry Potter Wizard’s Monopoly

Harry Potter Monopoly

It’s taking Parker Brothers long enough to make a Harry Potter-themed edition of Monopoly, so CustomLumos decided to take matters into their own hands. The result? This awesome, one-of-a-kind Monopoly board came that both wizards and muggles can enjoy. The rules remain the same, although the entire game plays out with a touch of magic and mystique.

It starts with the packaging: instead of the usual box, the game comes in a chest instead. From the paper money and actual board itself to the cards and tokens, every little element featured in this custom-made board game has been transformed with a touch of Potter.

Hit the break to check out more pictures of the board game.

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Tie Fighter Rings Looks Great, Costs Two Pretty Pennies, Or Three

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The thing about jewelry is that it’s pretty easy to jack up the prices. Just toss in a bit of precious metal there, a precious stone there, and next thing you know your bank account is empty. Fortunately the Star Wars-inspired Tie Fighter Ring pictured above isn’t quite that expensive, but it sure is pretty. Spending $755 will get you a finger ornament made of fine silver, while pushing the expense up to $2,950 will have you sporting Palladium on your hand. Each one is hand made, and shipped from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Would You Eat Off This China?

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German artist Evelyn Bracklow has an interesting take on what she considers compelling dishware: she’s created a line of porcelain dishes with dozens of carefully hand-painted ants all over them. At a glance, they look pretty real. Here’s her reasoning for it:

“Fear, disgust, fascination and admiration: this very interplay of feelings constitutes the charm of the work. Furthermore, to me, the ants symbolize all the stories that any formerly discarded piece of porcelain carries with it. Where one once dined and drank, today ants bustle in ever new formations, every single one applied with a great love for detail.”

Yeah… the art-speak is a little over our heads, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that her creations are quite unique and could make a cool purchase for anyone with a slightly twisted sense of aesthetic. Pieces start at around $250 on her Etsy store.

Hit the jump for a bunch more pictures and links.

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Hand-shaped Candle Is Just The Thing For Halloween

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With Halloween just around the corner, no doubt some of you are thinking about how to decorate your place for the occasion. How about a candle shaped like a hand with a red center. It looks like it’s bleeding as it burns. It’s modelled after someone’s actual hand, so we’re going to guess it’s about hand-sized. We hope that’s a big hand, because at $51, it’s not cheap.

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Fugglers are Creepy Plush Toys with Fake Human Teeth

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These Fugglers plush toys are the stuff of nightmares. They look all sorts of creepy, no thanks to the fact that their mouths are lined with fake human teeth. Some sport painful-looking grimaces, others wear expressions that scream bloody murder, and one in particular just looks plain crazy.

Clearly they aren’t meant for the kids, but they might make for some interesting decorations come Halloween.

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Custom Handwriting Necklaces: Written Mementos You Can Wear

Custom Handwriting Necklace

A phrase from a love letter. A line from a poem. A few words from a note. Sometimes, they just stick with you, even when the person who wrote them is long gone. You can preserve the sheets, but you can now immortalize bits and pieces of those handwritten mementos by turning them into something wearable. It’s all possible thanks to jewelry artist Brittany Leigh.

The idea came to her when her grandmother passed away. She wanted to make something for her mom that kept the former “close despite her absence,” explaining: “I wanted it to be happy, and beautiful, and capture the essence of my grandmother. I found her handwriting translated all of these things in a wonderful way.”

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The Perfect Heart Pendant For Star Wars Loving Lovers

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Aw, that’s cute. And it’s geeky. That’s all you need to convince us to give these guys a shout out. Made to order from polymer clay, the R2D2 and C3PO Inspired Best Friends Necklace Set costs $33 and can take a couple weeks to make, plus a few more to deliver. Make sure you place your order early if you need it for something special, though rush orders and deliveries are available upon request.

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Fortune Cookie Baby Boots

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Depending on who you ask, babies can be a blessing just as much as, well, not one. (We’re not going to go as far as to call them a curse because legal is going to have our heads on a plate if we do) So it stands to reason that at least some people will find the above baby boots adorable. They’re shaped sort of like a fortune cookie, with a long tag sticking out. Clearly, the tag is the fortune and you can choose to either write your own, or let the good folks at Sushi Booties pick them for you. The boots are made from soft plush fleece, with no-slip grip soles, and will set you back $28 for a pair. A nice touch is the Chinese takeout shaped box they come in.

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The Bloody Cleaver Ring is Bloody Awesome

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This is the one ring that’ll shock most people when they see it. (Aside from a wedding ring, that is, but this kind of ring is more of a good surprise than a scary, gory one…)

The Cleaver Ring isn’t delivered all bloodied up, so you can wear it clean if you want. But if you prefer to spice things up, turn more heads, and maybe even shock your grandma when you go visit her this weekend, then smear some blood red dye all over the edges and on your fingers and throw in a few squeaks of pain in there for good measure.

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