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The 10 Craziest Ways To Disguise Your iPad

As soon as the first generation iPad hit the market, hundreds of bizarre iPad designs, covers and accessories were quick to follow.

While some may be actually useful, most iPad designs serve only aesthetic purposes. Remember the retro TV iPad case?

We've pulled together some of the most creative and unusual iPad accessories in the past, so this time around we give you the oddest design ideas to disguise your iPad -- from shag rugs, to cameras to Nintendo Gameboys.

Check out the 15 most bizarre iPad designs in the gallery below.

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  • Camera Case

    Disguise your iPad as camera. Or, for second and third generation owners, give your subjects something to look at when you take photos with the iPad.

  • Super Mario Style

    This self-designed iPad decal is reminiscent of the original Nintendo Game Boy. (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/korosirego/7023604367/" target="_hplink">Image via Flickr</a>, Rego Korosi)

  • Bling Bling

    If you're going to bling out your iPad you might as well go all the way. This <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/98722161/16ss-crystal-ab-iridescent-diamond?ref=sr_gallery_7&ga_search_query=diamond+ipad&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_min=0&ga_max=0&ga_search_type=handmade" target="_hplink">iPad case on Etsy</a> is created from Swarovski crystals.

  • Preppy Case

    iPad owners with tailored shirts can custom fit a <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/69665501/recycled-vintage-ipad-outfit" target="_hplink">collared sleeve</a> for their device. But, no popped collars. This case is to classy for that.

  • Shag Rug

    The <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/97792755/ipad-1-ipad-2-shaggy-faux-fur-case?ref=sr_gallery_12&ga_search_query=ipad+fur&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_min=0&ga_max=0&ga_search_type=handmade" target="_hplink">shaggy case</a> is the perfect option for iPad owners who want to hide the device completely.

  • Duct Tape Case

    There's nothing like a <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewwippler/4524112826/sizes/l/in/photostream/" target="_hplink">duct tape case</a> for the do-it-yourself crowd. (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewwippler/4524112826/" target="_hplink">Image via Flickr</a>, Andrew Wippler)

  • Creative Case

    This iPad case gets extra points for creativity -- and for <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/96349637/whos-the-fairest-of-them-all-ipad2-case?ref=sr_gallery_16&ga_includes%5B%5D=tags&ga_search_query=ipad+2+gold&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery" target="_hplink">making a Snow White reference</a> without including the Apple logo.

  • Apple Juice

    Care for some apple juice? This decal created by <a href="http://www.etsy.com/people/moodecal?ref=ls_profile" target="_hplink">Cimarar Dal</a> on Etsy pokes fun at the Apple name by surrounding the logo with an <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/97662999/ipad-decal-ipad-sticker-art-skin-decals?ref=sr_gallery_43&ga_search_query=ipad+design&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_min=0&ga_max=0&ga_page=9&ga_search_type=handmade" target="_hplink">outline of a juice box</a>.

  • Gold iPad

    In case you ever wanted to cover your iPad in gold -- a process that costs well beyond the total price of the product -- U.K. luxury designer Stuart Hughes gives you the option.

  • Monster Sleeve

    Grrr argh! Sometimes technology <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/97572122/orange-ipad-monster-sleeve?ref=sr_gallery_6&ga_search_query=ipad+fur&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_min=0&ga_max=0&ga_page=2&ga_search_type=handmade" target="_hplink">can be a monster</a>.

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