After Con

It’s already been a two weeks since Dragon Con! (Ridiculous) I’ve been taking a break to recuperate from the con. I didn’t contract Con Crud but I was exhausted and somewhat hurt (my feet). I feel like if I could take a whole month off I might be ready to get down to business but unfortunately I don’t have the luxury (I also need to work. ><)

I haven’t done anything crafty but I wanted to update with pictures from the Con at least!

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Princess Luna and Princess Celestia

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Elayne Trakand and Nynaeve Al’ Meara

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The Doctor

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Elayne Trakand, Green Aes Sedai sister, Nynaeve Al’ Meara

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Asha’man, Elayne Trakand, Nynaeve Al’Meara

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Hagrid and Princess Celestia

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Aragorn, Gimli, Elayne Trakand, Legolas

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The Evil Queen, Ursula, Maleficent, Cinderella

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Snow White, Cinderella

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Dolores Umbridge

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Fix-it Felix, Cinderella, Vanellope

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Wolverine, Elayne Trakand

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Voldemort, Princess Celestia

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Isabelle Lightwood

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Luna Lovegood at the Slytherin table

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Evanna Lynch and Scarlett Byrne panel

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Lily Potter, James Potter, Harry Potter

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Harry Potter

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Ginny Weasley

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Luna Lovegood

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Arthur Weasley

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Bellatrix, Lord Voldemort, Death Eaters

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Madame Pomfrey, Oliver Wood, McGonagall

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Beauxbaton

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Trelawney, Boggart Snape

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McGonagall, Mad-Eye Moody

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Prince Adam and Belle

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Ginny Weasley

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Milo Thatch

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Giselle

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Maleficent

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Tiana, Doctor Facilier

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Elemental Elsas

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Maleficent

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Snow White and the Evil Queen

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Snow White and Captain Hook

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Emma Swan and Captain Hook

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Matrim Cauthon

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Raistlin Majere and Crysania Tarinius

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The Fellowship

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Men in Tights

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R2D2

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Sailor Moon

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Doctor Who and TARDIS

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Raistlin Majere

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Poison Ivy

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Atreyu

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Rita Repulsa

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Princess Buttercup

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Sarah and Jareth

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Codex

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The Silence

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John Watson

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Maybe I Can Guilt Myself Enough

Gah. It would be so much easier if I had an assistant. 😛 I haven’t posted in over a week but that’s not to say I haven’t been crafting but I can’t say I have been crafting everyday. I am trying to get my costumes done for Dragon Con next Friday, but I’ve also had to run around town and get last minute supplies. Good excuses but they are excuses nontheless.

I’ve done a lot of work on my Wheel of Time (book series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson) Nynaeve costume and I don’t have much to finish that up. It has to be hemmed and have the zipper added in the back, sleeves and the collar. I want to whip up a quick bag that will go with my costume and hold all my stuff as well as cover some shoes with the same material the dress is made out of.
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My second Costume is going to be from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. I’m doing the humanized version of Princess Luna. I bought a plain navy dress from the thrift store that I’m just adding chiffon and some ribbon to it. I should be able to use my shoes from the previous costume because they will be dark blue. I have to style my wig a bit, construct my wings, put together a bag with my cutie mark and finalize foam accessories.
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I’m insanely thinking about doing a third costume that wouldn’t take me long to do. I bought some fabric so I may do it if I finish the other two with time to spare. I’m thinking about doing Belle from Beauty and the Beast in her blue dress. I would just have to make the blue dress, apron and bow since I have a basket, black flats, a book and brown hair. We will see. I’ll try and update my progress on the outfits as I go.

I’ll add photos I used for reference as well for those who are not familiar with the characters in another post.
Kiki loafing for your daily dose of cute.

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General update-Monster post

I haven’t been able to write a blog post but I have been crafting. I’ve been preparing for my friend’s birthday which has been a little labor intensive.

I decorated goody bags. They were just plain bags from Joann’s and I glued wrapping paper on it to fit her them. They have pixie dust and marshmallow Mickey heads for favors. I wasn’t able to get a picture of the Mickey heads out of their wrappers because they were devoured.

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I made the party hats with Mickey ears. The original idea came from here. I adjusted it to include the Mickey ears. All the stuff to make these came from the dollar store. I bought one pack of 8 regular sized part hats ($1) in 4 colors(silver, gold, green, and red), Two packs of headbands, they came four in a pack of assorted colors ($2) and one sheet of black posterboard ($1). I used hot glue to attach the hats to the headband and I used my X-acto knife to cut slits in hat to place the ears.

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And I made two types of cupcakes: Orange poke cake with vanilla cream frosting and Cinnamon cupcakes with cinnamon sugar cream cheese frosting.

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I helped her make the Pom Pom poufs Saturday night. This is the dining room set up with the poms.

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And also the living room decor with poms.

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The party was lovely with a 1950’s vintage Disney theme. I will have to get back to my regular schedule now with a daily post. 🙂 I’ll have to post links later.

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And here is Kiki while I was crafting Friday afternoon.

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