DIY Hershey’s Kiss Costume Tutorial

My first installment of my Halloween costume series is a very cute, very fluffy Hershey’s Kiss bubble dress! Halloween is all about delicious candy, and what could be more girly and sweet than a Hershey’s Kiss?  I also know what a struggle it is to look both cute and warm during this holiday, so this dress is designed with multiple layers for warmth and can also be paired with leggings or long socks.  Because this is the most complicated tutorial of the series, I’m posting it first to give you guys enough time to get sewing!   Continue reading

Halloween Costume Tutorial Series

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As September draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about Halloween! Halloween is hands down my favorite holiday.  Whether my costume was frightening, beautiful, or scandalous, nobody could judge me because Halloween gave me the freedom to be whatever I wanted.  As a high schooler, this really meant a lot; on this one day, the critical eyes of my classmates and the regimented dress code couldn’t touch me.  Because Halloween is such an exciting day for me, I’ll be uploading a weekly Halloween costume series to share my excitement with you!  The tutorials will range from beginner to advanced, so all skill levels are welcome.  I have various costumes planned, but if you have any requests, please feel free to let me know!

Happy costuming, guys!

Gintama “Elizabeth” Snoodie

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This snoodie is probably one of the funniest and oddest things that I have ever made.  I made it in honor of a friend’s birthday, and it was inspired by one of her favorite characters, Elizabeth, from the anime Gintama.  I thought it would be funny if it looks like Elizabeth is eating your face when the hood is on, and the end result was an interesting snood hoodie 🙂 Continue reading

DIY Hot Air Balloon Decorations

Today’s tutorial is whimsical and lighthearted; I’ll be teaching you how to make your own hanging hot air balloon decor 🙂 These balloons were inspired by the image of hundreds of multicolored balloons drifting off into a September sky.  You know how in the fall the sky turns a deep, clear sapphire blue? Now imagine that clear sky dotted with hot air balloons, each one different, each one unique.  What I love about this tutorial is that its easily customized to suit your own personality, and mistakes just make the balloons that much more special. Continue reading

Moon Festival DIY: Bunny Plush and Moon Cake Plush

Happy Mid-Autumn Moon Festival! For those of you who don’t know, the Moon Festival is celebrated during the first full moon of September and is a time to appreciate family and eat delicious foods. In honor of this holiday, this tutorial teaches you how to make a white bunny plush and a moon cake plush! Continue reading

DIY Wire Headband

Bunny, bunny , bunny ears! This cute wire headband can be twisted into adorable bunny ears or a simple bow.  I love how it easily dresses up a hairstyle and adds a unique and personalized touch.  It’s very retro, very girly, and quite a simple DIY.  The project takes about 30 minutes total, and it is a fun way to use up old fabric scraps 🙂

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