8 ways to express dinosaur appreciation in your home #Do It Yourself#crafts#decor#dinosaurs#geeky#Pinterest#spray paint May 23 | Cat Rocketship I'm sure I'm not the only one here who had a thing for dinosaurs as a kid. My favorites were the plesiosaur and the duckbill. Source: blog.hgtv.com via Kathy on Pinterest This latent dino-love is, I'm sure, the reason I'm drawn to every single dinocraft project I find. They all call to me. Source: citified.blogspot.com via Jessica on Pinterest This is the best cake topper. Source: blog.craftzine.com via Cat on Pinterest 6 ways to use strings of twinkle lights all year long Hands up: how many Homies have a cadre of Christmas lights boxed up somewhere? Sounds like you have some project ideas to brainstorm this weekend... [more] I dig other plastic animals, too — but couldn't this rack go for less ram, more prehistoric carnviore? Oh yeah! They do make great planters. Source: etsy.com via Susan on Pinterest Nice. I'm liking this new "what can I stick to a lamp base" trend. I see there's another one in the background, too. I like how these lamp bases go abstract from a distance. Source: sharonpakir.com via Robin on Pinterest GOOD use of spray paint! Source: Uploaded by user via Dez on Pinterest Yup. Very acceptable. Source: houzz.com via Susie on Pinterest Winner, winner chicken dinner! Thanks, brachiosaurus, for taking this post home. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS Arizona's 3-bedroom pyramid house in the desert NEXT Bex and Paul's cozy boat moored in the countryside Toggle comments [ 17 ] Ok, am I the only GLEE-atch who's all, PROMOSAURUS!!? 15 agree Reply I was super disappointed that they didn't bust out Walk the Dinosaur. 6 agree Reply I think it was playing in the background briefly. 1 agrees Reply I'm pretty sure my two year daughter is going to be dissappointed when her school doesn't have a dinosaur prom fifteen years from now. She jumped up and was dancing with the dinos during that episode! Thus far her favorite things in the world are dinosaurs, pirates, dragons, hockey, and the Muppets. I am beyond pleased with her taste. 0 agree Reply FUCK YEAH DINOSAURS. I always forget that plastic toys can be spray painted and incorporated into grown-up decor. 7 agree Reply I was super surprised…why didnt I think of this? 0 agree Reply May I humbly submit our wedding cake toppers? http://ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com/vintage-wedding-blog/alex-travis/dsc_2985.jpg?b03aa7 My husband's a dino nut- he's got a stegosaurus and an ankylosaurus tattooed on his abs. (I also bought him dinosaur-bone cufflinks for the occasion- http://ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com/vintage-wedding-blog/alex-travis/DSC_3186.jpg?b03aa7 ) 1 agrees Reply LOVE the cake toppers, and those cufflinks are really, really cool. AWESOME! 1 agrees Reply I want all of these people to be my Internet-friends. They all win. 0 agree Reply That last one gives me awesome ideas for similarly themed giraffe and ostrich decor. 1 agrees Reply My husband wants a couple of the schleich dinosaurs for our mantle. I am so down with that! Now to rustle up $80 odd bucks (aus) for each… Yeh, I think that this will be a birthday present. 0 agree Reply Fans of pre-historic fauna should check out this song "Dinosaurs" by a band I know called Biscuithead and the Biscuit Badgers. The lyrics include the line "Someone still loves you dinosaurs, and it's us" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb-LdcpEmzI (Recorded as a steampunk fair in a converted church so please excuse the echo and poor lighting) 0 agree Reply Boyfriend is overseas on business trip. Seriously considering stealthily dinosaurifying the lamp in his study.. 4 agree Reply We had dinosaur pie toppers for our wedding pie. Yeah, we're awesome 0 agree Reply Ahhhhhhhhhhhh! These are all AMAZING ideas. Amazing. This also gives me some great ideas for all the tiny plastic zoo animals that I bought for our wedding. I just wish I didn't anthropomorphize inanimate objects so much. It would be awfully hard for me to cut one in half. Silly, I know. 2 agree Reply So jealous that I didn't think of these ideas first! …steal 0 agree Reply Whoo! Our table decorations for our wedding are going to be inspired by these fabulously chic gold spray painted dinosaurs: http://thatkindofwoman.tumblr.com/post/19183094849/paris2london-via-around-the-house-the (Though we'll also have other gold spray painted animals) We'll be keeping our favorites for souvenirs/house decorations. 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. 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