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Home Geekonomics: Mario Day

Home Geekonomics is a series that features the best in geeky home decor, food, and DIY. Each week will focus on a specific fandom and highlight the best of geek for your home and everyday life.

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It’s-a Mario Day! March 10 is Mario Day, what can I say Mar 10 looks like the word Mario. So you see, it all makes-a sense! Mario has been a fixture in the world of video games for over 35 years. He’s a Mario Kart driver, plays Mario Tennis and Mario Golf, he’s a video game renaissance man.

To celebrate Nintendo’s main man here are some funtastic DIYs and creative crafts.Play some Super Smash Bros, dress up your brother like Luigi and have a happy Mario Day!

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Mario Cake DIY by
Making a Mario cake is easy with this step by step. Go from round cakes and cupcakes to a fun-faced Mario in no time.

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Mario Pipe Lamp DIY by
This adorable lamp is just a series of pvc pipe and toys. Follow this DIY and you and Luigi will be ready to read in no time.

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Mario Mobile by LilZoeyMobile
Your little one will be sleeping soundly under the calming swirl of Super Stars and Mushrooms. Handmade of felt and fabric this is the perfect baby gift for gamers.

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Mario Skywalker Pin by BaineVisuals
Imagine Mario Kart – with lightsabers! This handmade enamel pin is the mashup of Star Wars and Mario that gamer Rebels have been waiting for.

Mario running by Orkimides/deviantart
What’s he running from, where’s he going? I’m guessing Bowser can’t be far behind. This sweet mini Mario animation is oddly soothing to watch. Run Mario, run!

Share your favorite Mario Day-related accessories and cool stuff in the comments below!

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