Decoration Idea: Video Game Screenshot Picture Box

Video game shadow box 3D screenshot design 2011 dave delisle davesgeekyideas

UPDATE: There is now one you can try to make based on Super Mario Bros 3.

You know those 3D movie posters McFarlane Toys sells? Now you can make something similar for video games. Here is a fun, inexpensive DIY decoration idea for a rainy day: a picture box frame that contains a diorama of a video game screenshot. Now you can hang a 3D image of your favorite video game on the wall!

Ghostbusters Firehouse Papercraft

Ghostbusters Firehouse Papercraft design by Dave Delisle 2011 davesgeekyideas dave's geeky ideas

I recommend using card stock for this one, it is BIG. Normal paper might buckle. Also, my lame printer does not go as dark as I would like, so yours may be darker (do a test print). And lastly the diagram is designed with thicker card stock in mind, so scaling it down for normal paper might cause a few issues.

Calvin and Hobbes Papercraft: Transmogrifier Diorama

Calvin and Hobbes Papercraft

I’m trying to better my papercraft skills, so I thought I’d start simple by building the Weighted Companion Cube from Portal. Even that was too difficult! Why not something as simple as a cardboard box?      *light-bulb goes off*