I’ve received several requests asking about the dying process I used to make Evie’s Princess Daisy dress for our “Super Mario Bros. movie” themed Halloween costumes. The process I used is called “Ombre Dying” and thanks to supplies provided by Dharma Trading Company, I had the opportunity to learn the process firsthand. I’m excited to… Continue reading Ombre Dying: The DIY guide to making a Princess Daisy Costume from the Super Mario Bros. Movie
I’m trying to focus on how cute my little girl looks in this humorously large (on her) adult-sized wig but I just keep thinking “seven days”. Seven days in the well. Seven days after you watch the video (you know the one. With the fly?). Seven days… UNTIL HALLOWEEN! But if you still need a… Continue reading The perfect wig …for scratching your way out of a well.
I’m a huge Trekkie. And before you ask: Yes, I’ve dressed up in a Starfleet uniform. More than once. Okay, several times… Including a stage-quality facial prosthetic (because how else could I be a convincing Bajoran?). And the highlight of my childhood may or may not have involved eating dinner with my family after attending… Continue reading The Ultimate Sci-Fi Sunglasses
I haven’t met a kid who doesn’t love dressing up in superhero capes. My kids are no exception. But let’s face it: Those capes are pricey! And if you’ve followed my blog for any amount of time you know I’ve sewn a few …so I can confirm that the fabric alone is pretty expensive (not… Continue reading Superhero Capes And Masks To Save The Day
With Halloween right around the corner, I thought I’d focus on sharing some of my favorite cosplay, costume and dress-up items this month. I’ve been very lucky to have the opportunity to review these prior to Christmas (and even luckier to have tested them on a very gullible toddler while her brothers were at school) so… Continue reading Aviator Goggles Are Hilarious On Little Kids!