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1  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / brooke of the dead on: November 02, 2012 02:02:00 AM
Enjoyed getting dead for this and ptting the costume together.

Wanted a spookyish setting
2  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / Re: eyeball wreath sungls bow on: November 02, 2012 01:54:56 AM
Thanks Smiley
3  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / eyeball wreath sungls bow on: October 31, 2012 09:21:50 AM
Had fun making this eyeball wreath. And cat eye sunglass bow such a aun finishing touch.
4  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Steak and Butcher on: November 04, 2011 03:30:12 PM
Love it. So cleaver. Haha. The apron just is the perfect touch.
5  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Deranged (Gothic) Dorothy ...and her little (skeleton) dog, too... [IMG HVY] on: November 08, 2010 07:55:59 PM
I LOVE IT! and the skeleton dog just is the icing on the cake! and your shoes are to DIE for! its gorgeous!
6  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Alice in Wonderland for under $3 on: November 08, 2010 07:49:15 PM
so clever! you should have more replies Smiley Plus is looks so perfect. I kinda assumed you bought a dress at goodwill then made the apron because you said $3. But you MADE it all! wow. you got some skills! love it. and madd hatter is great too!
7  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Maleficent Rules! on: November 08, 2010 07:36:48 PM
thanks for looking! glad you all like it. It was pretty fun to wear Smiley I will try to make my full pic bigger. My camera battery died and I have been trying to get a new one. Not easy to find ; oops

anyways, thanks

brooke
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Wedding Dress on: November 05, 2010 12:19:51 AM
you are amazing!!!!!!! wow. you look beautiful!
9  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Maleficent Rules! on: November 05, 2010 12:00:08 AM
So Maleficent is my favorite Villian of all time. Since I can remember. The funny thing is I thought she looked like and reminded me of my grandmother. The funniest thing is I loved her Smiley Anyways, here goes. The whole thing is 95% handmade

My fave pic of the night

Think the eerie lighting makes it!

my inspiration, Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty


This is a full pic

the pic didn't come out great. My face was such a beautiful green and in this pic its awful. but from the above pic you can tell the colors. Did crazy purple eye makeup etc. The Dress was from a black "gown" i got from DAV for 1.99 then cut down the front to put the purple panel in. Then added a ruffle and train to bottom so i would have a trane. Then I cut down the sleeves and put purple down them.

My headdress and collar

For the headdress I made whats called a balacava. Then I hand stitched in a wig net, I cut out of an old halloween wig, so i could secure it to my head so the horns would stay in place. Then I made the horns and stuffed them. Then unfortunatley for my husband I made him wear it so I could pin the horns on perfect. Then i hand stitched them on. So hard. But worth it.
I made my collar from an old snow white costume I had that my mom used when I was 8 to make me a costume. I put card board in it so it would stay up! So worth it.

Then Here is my little demon Smiley

I just took cereal boxes and with double thickness cut everything out and glued it. Then i spray painted it all black. I secured it with a purple ribbon. So when she walked or wiggled her wings bounced. SO CUTE! Shes such a good model Smiley

Here is my staff

I found a curtain rod at Goodwillthat was already black. Then i got some wooden stars, 3 of them, and stacked them to add detail. Then i spray painted them black. I also got a yellow glow in the dark bouncy ball. then I glued it on top. Then I glued my crow on top. Because Maleficent always had her crow!

I even got a red ring just like hers. Of course I am glad I don't have to have a green face. So uncomfortable to wear the makeup Smiley I also found heels at DAV that were total witch heels. So pointy! Plus I am 5' 10" So with the horns and heels I was 6'7" WOW.I got some great looks and reactions passing out candy. I even had one trick or treater ask if I was a real witch Smiley 

Hope you liked the costume.  I made this costume for under $25. and worked very hard on it and it was worth it!Thanks for bearing with me Smiley

Brooke
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Tiered skirt to comfy shirt on: October 11, 2010 10:09:00 PM
very clever! WOW. like everyone else said, I would never have thought to turn a skirt into a shirt! I think it is is so pretty and it looks awesome on you! Thanks for the inspirtation, i gotta look for the right skirt Smiley THANKS

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