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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Jellyfish and artichoke boxers on: January 08, 2009 08:19:59 PM
those are so cute~!! I love artichokes too, and all the colours you've used are great. I love them!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: super thick crazy weird ninja belt with tie on: November 16, 2008 12:13:06 AM
I don't know what to call it, but it's super cute. Plus the butterflies on your wall are really cool.
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / A bunch of Halloween costumes! (really picture heavy) on: November 15, 2008 05:17:34 PM
Hi everyone! So I work at a big thrift store, and we are required to dress up for the whole two weeks before Halloween. (You can also wear a company Halloween t-shirt, but that's not a very cool thing to do). Thus, here are my two weeks worth of costumes, most of which are handmade in some way. We had themes for all of the days too, so they're listed before them.


Harry Potter day - I was Luna:



Dead Historical Figures day - I was Vincent van Gogh, complete with fake blood on my left ear. People would be like OMG YOUR EAR IS BLEEDING and I'd be like, yeah, it's fake. I'm van Gogh, get it? (and then sometimes they would be like ... so? and I'd have to explain that he cut his ear off, wrapped it in some newspaper, and gave it to a whore. Fun.)


I hand-painted the shirt (bought the original one at the store I work at).

Classic movie villains day - I was a vampire.

hehe.

Nintendo day - I was Link.

Altered the tunic thing, made the hat out of spare fabric (was super easy, just a triangle with elastic casing)

Zombie/MJ/Thriller day - I was a zombie, specifically inspired by that one childhood story about the girl with a ribbon around her neck which keeps her head on, and if she unties it it'll fall off.

This link is to a detail shot of the neck makeup/makeup in general. It's kind of gory and looks a bit scary I guess. If it's going to be too much/a trigger/something bad, don't click it. --> http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w138/londonhearts/closeup.jpg

Rocky horror day - I wasn't a specific character, just followed the general vibe of the show.

Made the shorts (hot gold fishnet layered over pink jersey) and black coresty thing with beading.

Indiana Jones day - I didn't know what to do for this one, so I made this the morning of. I was the pit of snakes:

Made sign/headband, and snake shirt/shawl thing.

"Bestest costumes" day - I was Artemis:

Made the corset (details below), the "leaf" crown thing, the skirt, and the bow.





Whew! Hope you guys enjoyed it, and sorry for the total pic spam-age.
4  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Flower Face! on: November 01, 2008 08:52:53 PM
WOW! That looks so cool, both pre- and post-wilting. What a beautiful effect..
5  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Dino Costume C: on: October 25, 2008 11:19:33 PM
There's always the famous dino hoodie, tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=19651.0
I think that would be a cute idea to incorporate into your costume! Maybe make your makeup all cool too, and the dino hoodie, and ... that's all I got right now.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Unflattering ORANGE acid wash 80's jeans to amazing new drainpipe pants!! on: October 07, 2008 12:32:25 AM
Those are hot, and just in time for Halloween! Great price, too. I always have trouble on the front fly part of pants, but it looks like you negotiated it excellently.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Dumbledore's Army hoody on: August 05, 2008 07:35:33 PM
This is awesome! I love the little pocket - great touch.
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Mural of forest, with clouds on ceiling on: July 15, 2008 12:13:42 AM
Oh wow, this is so cool! You're really talented Smiley
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: T-shirt to Colorblock! on: July 14, 2008 11:45:55 PM
Wow, I love the colorblocked effect! I might try to use that in a project sometime. Your color combination are really great, too Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: WAHHAHA more skirts! on: July 03, 2008 11:28:04 PM
I really like both of these! The colour of the first one is really flattering on you. Great job Smiley
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