Category: Costumes

October 2021 Month in Review

day-of-the-dead-skeleton-face-paint-rainbow-shirt

I am finally getting around to sharing my October monthly recap today! (I was originally planning on sharing my spooky scary skeleton makeup on November 1st—I realize it is now very outdated.) I don’t know why, but I have felt so unmotivated to do anything blog-related these past two weeks. It’s that point in the quarter where everyone starts to experience burn-out, the weather finally feels cozy + fall-like, and all I ever want to do is curl up on the couch with a hot cocoa. Thankfully, winter break starts for me on November 22nd, so I’m in the home stretch! Continue reading “October 2021 Month in Review”

Nine Halloween Costume Ideas

Wearing an Audrey Hepburn costume to recreate an iconic photo

Happy Monday! Boy, did that weekend fly or what? Today I’m sharing nine Halloween costume ideas in preparation for Saturday. Admittedly, I have not been as excited for Halloween this year, for obvious reasons… Which is saying a lot, because my long-time followers know how much I love costumes! (In fact, being a costume designer is one of my dream careers.) But after seeing several other bloggers posting fun costume ideas, I couldn’t help but share some of my own favorite looks from years past. The best part is that a lot of these costumes can be recreated with items already in your closet. Perfect for those procrastinators, like me! Continue reading “Nine Halloween Costume Ideas”

May the Fourth Be with You

Han Solo costume, Princess Leia costume, Luke Skywalker costume

Happy Star Wars Day! For those of you who don’t know, May 4th is considered Star Wars Day because, obviously, “May the fourth be with you,” and, “May the force be with you,” sound a lot alike. Gotta love those puns, am I right? Anyway, I don’t actually like Star Wars that much (gasp!), but I love any excuse to make a costume, and the fact that I had some company join me made it all the better! Keep reading to see what unique household materials we used to create these outfits and to read about my fun May quarantivities idea! Continue reading “May the Fourth Be with You”