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Space Invaders Mobile: Totally Geeky or Geek Chic?

I've always thought of baby mobiles as colorful and whimsical things parents put above their children's cribs to keep them calm and entertained, not a means of scaring a child into worrying about aliens. The Space Invaders mobile, created by Chicago artist pixelparty turns the usually innocent mobile into a retro geek (and slightly creepy) art piece. It's made from wool felt, dowels and cord and features nine individual “invaders” as well as one “laser base." It costs $70 at Etsy. Is this the perfect gift for a gamer's baby, or too geeky to put in a child's room?
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pixelparty pixelparty 8 years
hey, that's my mobile. just noticed it. I'd be glad to do one in a custom color for anyone. please contact me via http://pixelparty.etsy.com if you're interested
ponny ponny 8 years
I'd love this for my robot-themed baby room, if it only had some color or contrast. It's really sad, because actually FINDING A SPACE INVADERS MOBILE was so exciting (er, try to have a robot/space-themed room that doesn't have pastels in it, and you'll know what I mean).
jc521 jc521 8 years
i don't like it, and i doubt it if a baby would too
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
why do you need it above a crib or in a child's room? i could see this being used elsewhere. so geeky chic.
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 8 years
freaky
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 8 years
freaky
mellafe mellafe 8 years
Those are pretty! Cute enough not to look like spiders, which scare the heck out of me.
partysugar partysugar 8 years
These scare me. They look like spiders crawling down from the cieling.
c0rkie c0rkie 8 years
70 dollars?!
c0rkie c0rkie 8 years
70 dollars?!
pandamonkey22 pandamonkey22 8 years
sooo kyuuuute!!!!
pandamonkey22 pandamonkey22 8 years
sooo kyuuuute!!!!
nitronat nitronat 8 years
not too geeky to put in a kids room. it's really cute :)
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
Geeky but hilarious!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
Geeky but hilarious!
Penny4545 Penny4545 8 years
i don't think the baby will appreciate it either.. i hope it wouldn't frighten them either...
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
Adorable, but sadly babies aren't old enough to appreciate nostalgia.
LuciLu LuciLu 8 years
how cute for a boys room! would be nice if it came in different colors
quantazel quantazel 8 years
Maybe it should be more colorful, though?
velvetavalon velvetavalon 8 years
awe!!! this is so cute!
velvetavalon velvetavalon 8 years
awe!!! this is so cute!
maximumblonde maximumblonde 8 years
Wow. When I read the headline I got really excited because I thought it was Space Invaders for your (mobile) PHONE! Does that make ME geeky or chic?
maximumblonde maximumblonde 8 years
Wow. When I read the headline I got really excited because I thought it was Space Invaders for your (mobile) PHONE!Does that make ME geeky or chic?
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