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Home Geekonomics: All About Rey

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Fans of Star Wars: The Force Awakens have long been crying foul over the lack of Rey merchandise, and things seem to be getting worse before they get better. While there are still mountains to climb, fans have taken matters into their own hands and created some spectacularly fun items for all Star Wars fans to enjoy. From homemade crafts to beautiful artwork, the spirit of Rey is alive and well and the tributes are stunning.

Rey Lunch Note-01062016 Rey Lunch Notes by DesignerDaddyShop
Opening your lunchbox and finding a personal note can make a young kid’s day. Heck, it would make my day too. These sweet little notes feature Rey, who is very happy that you are eating your pretzels. The digital download contains one full-color note and two more for kids to color themselves.

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Rey Bookmark by BigNerdWolf
I love the idea of reading and seeing Rey peek out of the top of my book to hold my place. This drawing is a digital download and a perfect bookmark for any of the new Star Wars novels.

watercolor Rey-01062016 Watercolor Rey art by mikemaihack.deviantart
Mike Maihack, creator of Cleopatra in Space and the ridiculously fun imagined-adventures of Batgirl and Supergirl, used watercolor to create a beautiful homage to The Force Awakens. They look sad. I wonder what happened… *spoilers*

rey and sand-01062016 Tiny Rey in a Sandbox by Astrodough
Anakin may not like sand but tell that to this tiny hand-sculpted Rey. She comes in a box filled with kinetic sand so that you can form your very own BB-8 or Maz Kanata’s sand Castle.

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Rey and BB-8 Amigurumi by Amy Eden Gifts
Waiting for toy makers to stock Rey dolls? You may be waiting quite a while. In the meantime pick up this handmade adorable amigurumi Rey and her loyal yarn-droid BB-8.

What are your favorite Rey fan creations so far? Let us know in the comments below.

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