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Anime USA 2014 | Review | AUSA Con Report

Anime USA 2014 | Review | AUSA Con Report

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 | 2 comments

Lots of things exciting things have been happening lately! Kitty and I have both been really busy making some life changes. It might be the last time we cosplay for a while—life priorities, man. School, jobs, friends and relationships to juggle. Anyways, I’m probably moving to the East Coast, permanently. Hehehe, which is why I decided to attend Anime...

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Otakon 2014: Otakon Convention Review!

Otakon 2014: Otakon Convention Review!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 | 9 comments

Yay, I’m back from Otakon! It was really fun! Cinnabunny kept telling me that it was huge and she wasn’t lying. O_O Soooo many people. It was like the largest gathering of nerds ever, hehehe, so glorious! I wore Yuffie. =) Kitty was supposed to join me as Kairi from Kingdom Hearts but the convention conflicted with her schedule. ;_; I missed her but I...

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Akemi Homura Cosplay | Madoka Magica |Cost Breakdown

Akemi Homura Cosplay | Madoka Magica |Cost Breakdown

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Every so often, I get emails asking how expensive it was to make my Homura cosplay from scratch. She’s still very popular and I love her simple and elegant design. Unfortunately, Homura’s costume was quite expensive for me to make, but if you’re less picky about materials or don’t commit as many mistakes as I did, you can probably recreate Homura...

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A-kon 25 Review!

A-kon 25 Review!

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 | 2 comments

A-Kon still brings back fond memories for us! Two years ago, our first A-kon opened our eyes to cosplay. Poof, it was like a whole different world existed, filled with nerdy anime and manga fans like us—where were these people growing up? Anyways, of course we had to revisit the con that popped our cosplay cherries. But I think I was more excited about...

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FF8 Squall Cosplay | Gunblade Tutorial | How to make a Gunblade

FF8 Squall Cosplay | Gunblade Tutorial | How to make a Gunblade

Posted by on May 19, 2014 | 6 comments

Today I’ll be explaining how I made my gunblade for my FF8 genderbend Squall cosplay. I personally love gunblades, however useless and impractical they are. For my Squall cosplay, I actually picked the Dissidia character design/gunblade because I like how updated that version looks. Let’s jump right into it! (If you dislike reading, you can just watch...

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain | Quiet Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain | Quiet Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 | 0 comments

From the very first time I saw her character, I wanted to cosplay as her. She just has this amazingly badass look about her. There are a few of theories as to why she looks the way that she does. Kotaku has an interesting article on the subject, and their first two theories made the most sense to me. There’s the body camo theory, and then...

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Korean Makeup Haul and iPhone 5 Case Review

Korean Makeup Haul and iPhone 5 Case Review

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Yay! So I’ve recently become more interested in makeup! I’ve always been pretty lazy about my makeup outside of cosplay—it was day for celebration whenever I spent more than 2 minutes in the morning blotting my face with oil absorbing sheets before walking out the door…but that’s changed. ^_^ (It’s probably because I’m aging, meep! Must...

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Upcycle Project: Legend of Zelda Triforce Makeup Box

Upcycle Project: Legend of Zelda Triforce Makeup Box

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 0 comments

I’ve been super busy with personal things going on for the last few months, and I’m finally getting back into the swing of things with my crafting! This is something that I did in my free time recently, and I thought I would share it. Any of my close friends probably know that I really like spray painting random stuff. You can take a super dull...

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Anime Matsuri Review: Rei and Asuka at Anime Matsuri 2014!

Anime Matsuri Review: Rei and Asuka at Anime Matsuri 2014!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 | 2 comments

For Anime Matsuri, we decided to team up with Atelier Heidi again for the cosplay contest. Anime Matsuri typically enlists high caliber judges who have extensive knowledge of sewing and prop work. We really wanted to impress Catherine from GSTQ Fashions and Bill Winans of Angry Dog Studios. We thought something from Evangelion would be both worthy and...

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