8-bit video game fireplace insert

Any gamer geeks in the house?  *raises hand*  In particular, any Legend of Zelda fans?  If so, this project will probably look a little familiar.  Modeled after fire from the classic game, this fireplace insert by Kat and Cam at Our Nerd Home is perfect for all of you old-school Nintendo lovers out there!  If you find this project inspiring, you could use the same process to recreate imagery from any of your favorite 8-bit and 16-bit video games.  Image a series of these framed as wall art!  [how to make an 8-bit video game fireplace insert]

Project estimate:

  • Paint chips or colored paper, on hand or $1
  • Poster board or foam board, $1
  • Square punch, on hand or about $5
  • Glue, on hand

Total:  $1 and up