Ideas for 3D Printing Food, Accessories, and Playtime

In the brave, new world of 3D printing, it is still fascinating to see what can be printed from your computer screen. Creations that take shape in your mind, then translate to your computer screen, can now print in the same world that you dreamed them in. Is your curiosity piqued? Check out some of these ideas we’ve collected.


Looking to create your own fashion statement without any sewing or metalworking skills? Whether you’re looking to create a new trend in shoes, earrings, nails, or clothing 3D printing can be your medium for creative expression. Buttons, boots, phone covers…what more can you imagine?

Around the House

The furniture of your dreams can take shape without you even lifting a hammer. Flowers to accentuate your home and even food (that your kids will love to eat) can all be created at your computer. Think a few household tools could make chores or yard work a little easier? With 3D printing, you can create them.



Board games come to life in 3D printing. 3D comic book characters or princess figurines can be printed too.

Even old toys can find new life. Remember this classic record player? Add more records to your collection of kids’ songs.

A lot of ideas can take shape with 3D printing. For now, stir another sugar cube (you guessed it – printed in 3D too) into your cup of coffee and browse through a few more images.

Robyn Warner
Robyn Warner has been writing since she learned how to hold a pen. She wrote her first book of poems before the age of 10. Though creative writing is her preference, she is enjoying life in the technical blog world. Robyn’s goal in her 30s is to use her writing to inspire fellow cancer survivors and have a job that gives her the flexibility to live anywhere and never wear shoes.

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