Decorate your gamer wedding with real-life Tetris pieces #Decor DIY#centerpiece#decor#gamers April 26 | Guest post by Terra Confession: I can take no credit for these Tetris centerpiece blocks whatsoever (my future husband pretty much did these all on his own) but I wanted to share. Things you will need: 1" wood blocks: We got a big bag of 500 1" blocks from Woodworks! This was enough for 125 Tetris pieces. Krylon indoor spray paint in various colors Wood glue Table saw Using a table saw, bevel all the edges of two opposing faces at a 45 degree angle. This will give them a nice look. Related Post How to make a custom candlelight lamp from a wine glass A glass of wine by candlelight sounds awfully rom-com-romantic, doesn't it? How about a wine glass that IS the candlelight? If you're looking to set... Read more Start assembling! Use a dab of wood glue on the non-beveled faces. SMUSH those blocks together as hard as you can so the glue spreads out well. Wipe off any excess glue, then let dry. Finally, paint in your favorite colors! Technically there should probably be two colors of the zig zag blocks since there are two types (one is a mirror of the other) but we can flip them in real life unlike in the game… so he decided it didn't matter. 😉 Here's a box of blocks, all ready to go to be used as centerpieces and decorations at our wedding. 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 Guest post written by Terra Terra is a geek. Video games are her biggest hobby, and she does software for a living. She has a weakness for lolcats and dark chocolate. She studies Kung Fu and plans to continue to do so as long as she can stand on her own two feet. http://offbeatbride.ning.com/profile/terra497 PREVIOUS Sarah & Chris' pagan handfasting food-sharing wedding NEXT Four more reasons to jump on the Traveler's Joy wedding registry train Show/Hide comments [ 13 ] I LOVE this! We totally should have done this at our wedding! Oh, Offbeat Bride, why did I have to find you AFTER I was married??? 1 agrees Reply Way COOL!!!! 1 agrees Reply I love those! I bet you could also use those blocks to reproduce 8-bit or 16-bit iconic items… mushrooms, heart containers, fire flowers… 😀 *Schemes* 1 agrees Reply yes Reply Great unusual idea, thanks. Reply bookmarked in my wedding stuff! love it 2 agree Reply I'm already married, so I can't use this for centre pieces, but I kinda LOVE this idea for decorating our apartment. I'm going to have to include it somehow, I just LOVE this! Reply Ooo!!! You could combine Melissa and Sarah's ideas and make 8 bit wall art!!!! This is SUCH a cool idea! Reply Wow! I'm so stealing this idea! Reply This is SUPER AWESOME! Reply How much did you pay for the blocks? I can't find the Woodworks company you're talking about online. They have a website but not an option to buy the blocks. Reply I am doing a Tetris wedding and I can't wait to use this idea. Thank you SO MUCH for posting!! Reply where would i get something like this in australia? 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. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.