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The Greatest Steampunk Festival in the World!

The Greatest Steampunk Festival in the World!
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The Steampunk Workshop | Technology & Romance - Fashion, Style, & Science A Cosplay Paradise - Entrance Page NPHC Greek Information - Black/African American Cultural Center The National Pan-Hellenic Council was founded in 1930 to serve as a governing body to the nine nationally recognized historically black fraternities and sororities. Its purpose is to foster cooperative actions of its members in dealing with matters of mutual concern. To this end, the NPHC promotes the well-being of its affiliate fraternities and sororities, facilitates the establishment and development of local councils of the NPHC, and provides leadership training for its constituents. The council's purpose is to promote unity and expose members to the "service for life" philosophy and foster leadership development and scholarship among the “Divine Nine” chapters which belong to the NPHC. Furthermore, the National Pan-Hellenic Council provides a forum for participation and interaction among the members of affiliate organizations and the organizations themselves. It provides for a stronger unified voice and a stronger unified body. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (1906) Contact: N/A

How To Create Steampunk Interior Design | Furnish Burnish Steampunk theme makes for a unique home decor look. Steampunk culture has inspired many designers to create stylish and functional pieces in steampunk aesthetic that can be used to create themed interior design. To create steampunk home decor look into steampunk home furniture, decorations and accessories. Steampunk Color Scheme Copper, bronze, metallic, leather and dark wood are commonly used to create steampunk interior designs. Steampunk Furniture Some designers specialize in desiging steampunk and industrial furniture which is close to the steampunk aesthetic. Accessories & Details Accessorize your steampunk themed interior with old maps. how-to-create-steampunk-interior-design-4 Other Interiorholics Searched for:steampunk furnituresteampunk interior designsteampunk decorsteampunk interiorsteampunk bedroomdiy steampunk furnituresteampunk decorating ideassteampunk designsteampunk decor ideassteampunk interiors

What is Steampunk? | This is a good question that is difficult to answer. To me, Steampunk has always been first and foremost a literary genre, or least a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that includes social or technological aspects of the 19th century (the steam) usually with some deconstruction of, reimagining of, or rebellion against parts of it (the punk). Unfortunately, it is a poorly defined subgenre, with plenty of disagreement about what is and is not included. Take place in the Victorian era but include advanced machines based on 19th century technology (e.g. “It’s sort of Victorian-industrial, but with more whimsy and fewer orphans.”- Caitlin Kittredge There are probably plenty of other combinations I’ve forgotten, but that’s steampunk as a genre in a nutshell. And it isn’t just written fiction anymore. “To me, it’s essentially the intersection of technology and romance.” – Jake von Slatt But steampunk has become a lot more. So, steampunk is a genre and a design aesthetic.

How to Make a Steampunk Utility Belt | Susan Dennard Steampunk utility belt: the place to carry your Tools of Awesome–or to just hang onto some spare change. Whatevs. No matter what you choose to store, you’re gonna look STEAMPUNK-TASTIC wearing it. Now this part of the costume is easy. Like so easy I feel guilty devoting an entire post to it…so I made some silly graphics for you. To make your steampunk utility belt, you only need a few things, all of which can be found at your local thrift store. 1. 2. 3. 4. Mission Accomplished: Steampunk Utility Belt Complete! Here are some links to other great belt ideas (all courtesy of the fantastic steampunk resource, steampuk fashion): Gail Carriger’s insta-belt (yeah, the author of Soulless!) Another DIY creation (from Finland!) A detailed step-by-step guide for the well-equiped steampunker: You tell me: Would you ever make a steampunk utility belt? Leviathan and A Great and Terrible Beauty ♦ (both are open internationally)

yayacosplay on deviantART Lantern Clock Hello All here is my first Instructable, It’s a beautiful Nixie Lantern clock, A little steam punk and a bit Victorian, made up of mostly of found components I tend to communicate better when there is something to show so please look at the images and tags, they sometimes will hold more info than the body of text. Here is a parts list.... -large slab of walnut 2" thick by 36" long and 12" wide -large slab of maple 1.5" thick by 30" long and 12" wide, both found on eBay -2" diameter clear acrylic tubing .125" wall about 12" long, any plastic store and eBay. -an assortment of gears and gauge faces / bezels, knobs and metal bits, - A nixie kit, I highly recommend a seller on ebay who goes under the name...petes_kits, here is a link... petes_kits,

Desktop Terrarium with Night Light Almost every Steampunker has the same problem, to finance all the big projects in your head you must sit many hours on your desk to earn the money. Often the office is dismal and grey. This is quietly no place for an awesome mind. Now I invent this Desktop Terrarium who allows you to put your own exotic habitat on your desk. You can study rare plants in a perfect eye catcher setting. And if you some weeks not in, no problem my habitat needs only a few drops of water every four month. All you need is - One old defect bulb (clear or matt) - One solar power Garden LED light - Small wooden board - Brass or Copper tube - Brass or Copper tin (wall clock) - sundry brass parts - Switch - AAA Battery + holder Also don't miss to visit my website with more great projects under Steampunk-Design.

Steampunk 101 by G. D. Falksen What is... What is steampunk? In three short words, steampunk is Victorian science fiction. Here “Victorian” is not meant to indicate a specific culture, but rather references a time period and an aesthetic: the industrialized 19th century. Historically, this period saw the development of many key aspects of the modern world (mechanized manufacturing, extensive urbanization, telecommunications, office life and mass-transit), and steampunk uses this existing technology and structure to imagine an even more advanced 19th century, often complete with Victorian-inspired wonders like steam-powered aircraft and mechanical computers. Where did steampunk come from? In some sense, steampunk has existed since the 19th century. Where does the sci-fi come in? The line between steampunk and period Victorian is extremely narrow, and often the two are indistinguishable. Where does the steam come in? Where does the punk come in? Ironically, it doesn’t. What about gears? What about goggles? Steampunk sounds great!