Decorate your gamer wedding with real-life Tetris pieces

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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:

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  • 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

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Using a table saw, bevel all the edges of two opposing faces at a 45 degree angle. This will give them a nice look.

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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.

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Wipe off any excess glue, then let dry.

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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. 😉

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Here's a box of blocks, all ready to go to be used as centerpieces and decorations at our wedding.

Comments on Decorate your gamer wedding with real-life Tetris pieces

  1. 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???

  2. 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*

  3. 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!

  4. Ooo!!! You could combine Melissa and Sarah’s ideas and make 8 bit wall art!!!! This is SUCH a cool idea!

  5. 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.

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