Costuming

Simplicity 8476 Pattern Review for Princess Peach

Sometime in 2017 I remember walking around Joann's and happened upon the new Halloween costume patterns for the upcoming season, I remember how damn excited I was that they had finally come out with patterns for my favorite Mario characters! Mario and Peach had always been a pair up that...

Dc Superhero Girls – Poison Ivy – Pattern

DC Super Hero Girls probably couldn't be a more popular children's show for female empowerment. This awesome show finally has our favorite female heroes in clothing that's actually appropriate for children to aspire to don. As a huge fan of Poison Ivy, I was extremely excited to see that she was...

Ariel’s Pearl Earrings DIY

When making my Ariel Pink Ballgown cosplay, I wanted to be in charge of how everything looked for the costume, including every accessory. This Ariel costume requires the pearl barrettes and earrings to be completed. I looked all over the internet for affordable pearl or even fake pearl earrings...

Making Ariel’s Pink Ballgown

The project was a long time coming. Ariel is by far my favorite princess and I have always wanting to bring her to life. With the charity work that Mike and I do, kids always love to see a Princess...

Ariel Pink Dress Photoshoot At MegaCon

MegaCon 2016 was the debut of my Ariel pink ballgown cosplay. This costume was a dream come true to create. While I have to admit that it was tighter on me than intended, it made sense afterwards when I discovered that I was pregnant with the first A to Z...

Making Ariel’s Pearl Barrettes

In this specific cosplay, Ariel wears pearl barrettes. A lot of creators sell replicas for over $30 a piece. Which, honestly, is kinda of ridiculous. UNLESS it's full on real pearls. But, I always come up with a cost-effective alternative. ...

Making Hawkeye’s Costume

When creating v2 of Hawkeye, I knew that I wanted to make the vest as accurate as possible. The first version I created was quickly made utilizing a combat vest with straps removed and over-laid with a maroon design on the front. It worked fine for a while, but I...

Jack Sparrow Photo Shoot with TGC Photography

Back in 2015 Mike had the pleasure of being part of a Zombie Princess shoot. Now, from the specific statement, you would think that he would have been either a princess or a prince, or even a zombie, but they requested a Jack Sparrow for the zombie princesses to chase....

Ariel Wig Using Arda’s Silky Claudia in Scarlet

For my Ariel pink ballgown cosplay, I knew that I would need the perfect color red for my wig. After doing some internet research, I found the ideal color from Arda Wigs called Scarlet. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="150"] (SI-004) Scarlet[/caption] Scarlet is a Silky Arda wig, it's Classic equivalent would be Apple...