The event the world — the galaxy?? — has been waiting for is finally upon us: the wide release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
For more than a week, diehard fans have been camping out on Hollywood Blvd., braving Los Angeles’ version of fuh-fuh-freezing weather, hoping to score tickets to the premiere on Friday, Dec. 18 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Calif.
For those of you not encamped on Hollywood Blvd. but still psyched to check out the latest addition to the Star Wars canon, I’ve curated a list of some awesome DIY Star Wars crafts. Get crafting and keep the Force with you until you can catch the flick.
1. DIY Star Wars X-Wing Helmet
You can make this X-Wing helmet from Star Wars without having to join up with the Rebels or cash in your Skywalker savings account. Find the instructions here.
2. DIY Star Wars Stitch Craft
Great project for the kiddos. Tutorial and free printable for the craft right here.
3. Death Star Vase | DIY Star Wars Crafts
Who thought the Death Star could look so elegant? Make it in under an hour; find out how here.
4. Star Wars Cupcakes
If you were looking for the perfect dessert for your Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere party, look no further.
See also: 11 DIY Lego Star Wars Ideas
5. DIY Death Star Disco Ball
Death Star made fabulous!! Find out to make it’s done here.
6. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Snowflake
7. Star Wars Painted Pumpkins
It doesn’t need to be Halloween to show your Star Wars pride with painted pumpkins. Grab some Sharpies and paint and start crafting!
This dog’s digging the DIY Star Wars fun…
8. Star Wars Felt Ornaments
Turn Yoda, Darth Vader and Princess Leia into adorable felt Christmas “angel” ornaments. More info and patterns here.
9. Crochet Yoda Hat | Easy Crochet Pattern
May the Force be with your little one. Get the free crochet pattern here.
10. Storm Trooper Cake
Get the deets here.
And for the super-duper serious Star Wars fans/master DIY-ers out there, BEHOLD:
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