holidays

3D Printing for the Fourth of July

Today is the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, here in the U.S. This means most people in the United States will get the chance to enjoy a three-day weekend,…

Holiday Fun During COVID-19: 3D Printed Easter Eggs, Seder Plates, and Ramadan Lanterns

Because of the COVID-19 epidemic, this spring is going to be really difficult for a lot of people. On top of cancelled classes, closed restaurants, and people panic-buying at grocery…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…for 3D Printing

Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, St. Nicholas’ Day, the Winter Solstice, Festivus…December is filled with holidays for us all to celebrate. And what better way to do so than…

Make the Perfect 3D Printed Accessory for Your New Year’s Eve Party

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again now – I’m a sucker for a good New Year’s Eve party. I’ve been to fancy themed parties, parties where everyone…

Making the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with 3D Printing

While the official first day of winter isn’t actually until next Friday, December 21st, it’s certainly felt like winter here in southwest Ohio recently. For me, this means drinking hot…

10 Things to 3D Print for the Holidays

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s the most holiday-filled time of the year – the whole month has been filled with celebrations of one kind or another, and celebrations mean decorations. Decorations,…

Celebrate Festive 3D Printing and More with Kitronik’s 12 Makes of Christmas

I have always found the song “The 12 Days of Christmas” to be maddening. All that repetition drives me nuts, and it sticks in my head and refuses to get…

Celebrate World Chocolate Day with a 3D Printed Dessert!

Today, July 7th, is World Chocolate Day, and I wasn’t prepared – I have no chocolate. That’s remedied easily enough, as there are several grocery and drug stores within a…

3D Printing 4 the 4th of July

It feels like it was just the New Year, but it’s already almost the Fourth of July, aka Independence Day, aka an excuse to eat and drink a lot and…

Here are Some Fun and Fabulous Things to Fabricate for February

So it’s February. The shortest month of the year, yet somehow it feels like the longest. It’s been winter long enough that everyone’s really sick of it, and it’s grey outside,…

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, Spectra3D Technologies Announce the Winner of 3rd Annual 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge

Right before Thanksgiving, we told you about the third annual Habitat for the Holidays: 3D Printed Ornament Contest in North Carolina, which we have enjoyed seeing in years past. The contest…

Deck the Halls with 3D Printed Ornaments: 3D Design Contest from Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity and Spectra3D Technologies

The Halloween candy is mostly gone, and next week is that big turkey dinner with our loved ones for Thanksgiving. Christmas will be here before you know it! It’s almost time…

It’s Easy to Make a 3D Printed Stamp, or Even a Whole Stamp Collection

As a nostalgic craving for the simpler life has been enticing many people to return to earlier technologies like the typewriter, another trend is on the increase for those who want to work with traditional publication technologies, like letterpress…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is here! Yes, on this day we celebrate coming together with our fellow man, sharing the food of our ancestors, avoiding political discussions with our racist Uncle Bill (seriously…

CGTrader’s 3D Printing Christmas Challenge Lets Elves Everywhere Get 3D-Creative

Online shopping has taken some of the pain out of Christmas shopping and gift-giving. Why bundle up, shovel the car out, and trudge around from shop to shop or through…

Blue Friday Is Coming: 10% Off 3D Printers and Supplies on MatterHackers.com

‘Tis the season for holiday sales! But which ones are the best ones? And how long do you wait to be sure you have the right deal, without spending hours in…

Order Your Customized 3D Printed Diwali Lithopane Lamp from df3d in Celebration of ‘The Festival of Lights’

While looking at the latest project from df3d, my first thought was simple: “I want one of these.” And I’m sure many will concur. Stylish and affordable, it’s just plain cool….

A 3D Printed Ornament Contest You Can Feel Good About, from Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity & Spectra3D Technologies

2015 has been quite a year–and there’s still almost a full two months left in the year! But we all know what that means: the holiday season is approaching, and fast….

Turning Artifacts into Ornaments via 3D Printing Technology

Each and every day, I am amazed by the new uses I discover for a technology that most of us have only begun to recognize in the last a couple…

3D Print Bert and Ernie, Elmo, Big Bird & More – MakerBot Launches 5 New Holiday Themed Sesame Street Characters

Can you tell me how to get — how to get to Sesame Street? As we’ve seen, MakerBot can tell us the way to get to this beloved childhood street!…

Twelve Elegant Gifts to 3D Print for the Holidays — from Thingiverse and FirstBuild

It’s a brave and exciting new world we live in, full of innovations we once only dreamt about or saw a glimpse of in science fiction. Today, rather than making…

Target and Shapeways Team Up to Offer Affordable 3D Printed Keepsake Collection For The Holidays

Just in time for the holidays! Target is breaking into the 3D printing market, carving out a place in the Shapeways marketplace. As we all know, the gifts most loved…

White House Announces 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge

Back in February 2013, President Barack Obama stepped forward and delivered his State of the Union Address to the American people. In doing so, he set forth goals for the…

Holiday Sweepstakes from About.com and Shapeways: Winner Takes All

I really don’t want to miss out on the white sandstone Coraline tealight, but I am sort of stuck between the tapas spoons and the multi-colored pencil holder too. And…