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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Sailor Dress for SKA IS DEAD tour on: March 22, 2009 08:45:01 PM
Love love love the dress. Love that it was worn at a Ska show. Love the hookah in the background. All around, you're pretty awesome.
2  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: The Price is Right on: November 06, 2008 03:48:28 PM
Ummm...this is insanely awesome!!!!!!!
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: The Pumpkin King on: November 06, 2008 03:23:56 PM
Oh man! I so should have trick or treated with him! My boyfriend cheated and bought his outfit and it wasn't nearly as nice as yours. Great job!
4  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Nightmare Before Christmas Sally: Made everything, including wig! on: November 06, 2008 03:22:03 PM
Wow, thanks for the kudos everyone! Glad you guys like it!

As for the makeup, I use professional theater makeup (I'm a hairstylist/makeup artist by trade) by Ben Nye. It's a smidgen more expensive, but totally worth it, it's a nice creme/grease mix and you can really do almost anything with their stuff. Also, when I put the white on, I mixed a little black with it to make it a little grayish. Besides being more movie-accurate, it makes the color more opaque and blends and covers better.

If you do get Ben Nye makeup, make sure you invest in some powder (to set the makeup) and cold cream (to remove it). It's meant to stay in place under hot theater lights and not melt off, so it takes some scrubbing!
5  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Nightmare Before Christmas Sally: Made everything, including wig! on: November 04, 2008 09:08:50 PM
I am a stickler for accuracy, so I found Sally pictures and painstakingly painted fabric, sewed, weaved yarn into a crocheted hat, and tried to make everything as close to the actual Sally as possible. (more pics to come once people send them to me!)


My costume


inspiration


my job actually paid off...makeup by me. Lashes glowed in the dark

Enjoy!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pink patent apron on: October 15, 2008 09:39:00 PM
How great! I need an apron for work, I should make one so I don't get haircolor on myself. What do you do that you need one?
7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Steampunk goggles.. from your favorite rare poster Zombie Teeth! on: September 14, 2008 11:42:15 PM
Love it! If I were you, I would see about getting some sunglass material and try to swap the lenses. They're awesome like that, but they'd be even more awesome as sunglasses.
8  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Re-imagining Alice in Wonderland**PRO PHOTOS UP* JABBERWOCKY HAT TUTORIAL PA on: September 13, 2008 11:41:01 AM
This is absolutely awesome!!

I went to a goth Alice in Wonderland party not long ago as the Mad Hatter, but this is absolutely stunning in comparison to anything I saw that night! Good job!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: God Save the Queen in Greyscale - a pair united at last (lots of pics) on: September 13, 2008 11:19:09 AM
Love love love love this!!! Want it!!!
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: the ballad of my grandmother and the alkaline trio sweater on: September 13, 2008 11:17:39 AM
I hope your grandma wears that to old lady functions, like knights of columbus tricky trays and bingo at the local church. That would be awesome.
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