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Arwen Evenstar (Elven) Makeup Dupes for the Cosplayer on a Budget

This is the blog post nobody asked for, but I needed.  So, I’m putting my 6+ hours of research to use by pounding out a much-needed blog post (that is not on a topic themed to my blog AT ALL, but YOLO). I have been fighting a severe bout of tendinitis.  Since I was laid…… Continue reading Arwen Evenstar (Elven) Makeup Dupes for the Cosplayer on a Budget

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Financial Assistance Needed!

I have attended several charity events as a costumed character for several years, now!  As I recently have picked up several more hours worth of volunteer activities, I have lost some income from my job… which makes these trips even more expensive. It would mean a whole lot if you, my friends and readers could…… Continue reading Financial Assistance Needed!

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Cosplaying for Something Bigger than Conventions: Children’s Hospitals

Kids in hospitals cannot leave for much of any length of time. This really affects them emotionally.  I mean, imagine being stuck in a cell where so few people can visit you and you cannot do much of anything activity-wise. I was approached about three years ago when I first cosplayed as a Genderbend of…… Continue reading Cosplaying for Something Bigger than Conventions: Children’s Hospitals

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Tina Goldstein Wand: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

I have wanted a Harry Potter-esqe wand since I first read The Sorcerer’s Stone in 2003.  Actually, I made one of my own (modeled after Hermione’s as well as an 11-year-old craftsperson with zero art skill can) a few years later.  When I was 12, my father made me a Time Turner.  These, unfortunately, have been lost…… Continue reading Tina Goldstein Wand: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them