Ask the grumpies: Find awesome steampunk pictures

First Gen American asks:

I want a steampunk room in my soon to be new/old fixer house. I humbly request another steampunk article specifically around home decor. I was thinking an office space or guest room to be steampunkalicious.

Oh, good, an excuse for a linkfest!  First: Offbeat Home on Steampunk.  Click around the vendor links and stuff.

An awesome house in San Francisco (seriously, click through you guys).

An Octopus chair from Maximo Riera:

black octopus chair

Do want!

A steampunk house print available on etsy:

house

Wouldn’t this be nice to hang in your room?

Lamps like this are popular:

lamt

You need light, anyway.  Though I think this one is more fun:

lampbot

If you’re doing an office, definitely think about doing a steampunk computer.  Mary Robinette Kowal has a tutorial…

Check out this desk made from an old organ:

steampunk-organ-1

Or, this more modern desk is from a whole article about steampunk decor:

steampunk-desk_SqCZ8_24431

If you want a lighter look.

If it’s a bedroom, you’ll need a bed.  DarkerLighter but still naughtyWhimsical

Steam-punk-house4

For the young at heart

Bed1a[1]

Or classic!

victorian-bed-1862-granger

In any case, click around the pages linked.  Lots of cool stuff is on etsy.  Amazing art is on deviantart and other sites.  Fashion is the most fun; look at Clockwork Couture for inspiration.

I could go on forever, but I have to eat dinner now.

Share cool things you find in the comments!

About these ads

5 Responses to “Ask the grumpies: Find awesome steampunk pictures”

  1. First Gen American Says:

    Hmmm…maybe a steam punk pot rack is in order…felling inspired already. I need to call my bike shop friends and have them start saving old crank rings for me. The new place will be more unique and less cookie cutter. Old houses deserve to have more character. Thank you loads.

  2. First Gen American Says:

    Holy crap some of this stuff is expensive. Cool, but pricey. Thank god we have skills and friends who are machinists.

  3. femmefrugality Says:

    I APPRECIATE GREATLY. Thanks for posing the question, and the thorough answer.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 178 other followers

%d bloggers like this: