New Year means new con season! Anime Los Angeles up in Ontario, CA is always a good start to my con season. It's pretty small but has a lot of heart. It was also so nice to catch up with my cosplay friends. Here are my favorite cosplays from Saturday of the con.
While visiting a craft store several years ago, I came across a lady standing in the aisle with a desperate look on her face and tears in her eyes. Watching her, my heart ached and I couldn’t just walk by. When I asked if she was okay she explained that her daughter was performing in … Continue reading Halloween Made Easy – No Sew Dan TDM Costume
This Monday I suffered from more than just the Monday blues, I was also plagued by what I like to call a Disney hangover. A Disney hangover is not a condition brought on by an overdose on booze but instead by an overdose of magic, music, fun, and too much walking. While my Disney hangovers … Continue reading Trick or Treating at Disney World
I love to travel and I love going to conventions. This year has been the absolute best for me since I've been attending more cons and traveling for them. Figured I could do stuff like this while I'm still young and have no major responsibilities except making sure I have enough money to pay bills. … Continue reading New York Comic Con cosplay roundup
ABC's Once Upon A Time has some of the best costumes on TV today. It is like each episode in the Enchanted Forest is filled with amazing creations and I want to make all of them! Recently I was given the opportunity to make one of my favorites and had a great time recreating … Continue reading Halloween Transformation into the Evil Queen from Once Upon A Time
"...just give them blood, blood, gallons of the stuff..." My Chemical Romance was sure onto something with this hidden track, and I am one of those makeup artists who gleefully hums this tune every single time I am tasked to make/use effects blood. Most of us are aware of the sticky mess that is Karo … Continue reading Bloody Brilliant! A discussion about blood effects and favorite brands of Hollywood effects artists…
It started on Pinterest, like almost all crafty things in my life a brief scroll through Pinterest led to a full-fledged obsession. I ran across some amazing custom painted shoes and decided since my budget couldn’t fit such fabulous kicks I would instead embark on the quest to make my own. Although in every other … Continue reading Some Custom Crafty Kicks