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DIY Scarlet Witch, version 1

DIY Scarlet Witch, version 1

“I can’t control their fear, only my own.” I don’t have many “making of” pics for this costume because it required little updating other than buying the clothes: Black boots (I used ones I already owned) Black knee-high socks/stockings (I got thicker knit ones, similar to these) Black dress (I got an older version similar … Continue reading

DIY Daenerys Targaryen Costume

DIY Daenerys Targaryen Costume

**Not screen accurate** “I am Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen. Daenerys Targaryen: The First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Khalisee of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons.” Again, to restate, it’s not a screen accurate rendition of Daenerys, but … Continue reading

DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Running Costume

DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Running Costume

“Speak up, I can’t hear you. Your breath is so bad it made my ears numb!” I ran in a Superhero 5K and stretched the definition of “superhero” to include Vanellope von Schweetz from “Wreck It Ralph” (glitches count, too). This was fairly easy to assemble – although I cheated slightly and bought the hair … Continue reading

DIY Wyldstyle Costume

DIY Wyldstyle Costume

“Come with me if you want to not die.” You can throw together a quick version of Wyldstyle’s costume in just a weekend. It’s great for comfort – especially at a cooler time of year (like for Halloween). Materials needed:  Black sweatshirt Black sweatpants or yoga pants Black shoes (I found some for a couple … Continue reading

DIY Frozen’s Princess Anna Costume

DIY Frozen’s Princess Anna Costume

When Frozen was released, I was immediately captivated by the story and the characters. Both Elsa and Anna are amazing additions to the Disney universe and it’s a movie I keep going back to over and over again. For Halloween last year, I used Anna as my costume inspiration. I take Halloween pretty seriously, and … Continue reading

DIY Rainbow Brite Running Costume

DIY Rainbow Brite Running Costume

Last year, I took part in a Superhero 5K in Indianapolis and needed a costume to race in. This proved to be somewhat tricky in that I needed a costume that was easy to run in, mostly went with the superhero theme and was also unique. Eventually I settled on one of my favorite cartoon … Continue reading