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“Nerds” Wedding Favour Boxes – a Free Template!

Ever since posting about it a few years ago, this post about the wedding favours my husband and I made for our wedding has been one of THE most popular entries on this blog. Not only was it a cool idea for wedding favours, it would also work well for birthday parties, graduations, and more! […]

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Smaug Costume!

Going to keep this short and sweet: I’ve finished the costume that I’ve basically been keeping secret for the past month or so! A little while ago, I decided that I wanted something really epic to wear to the premiere of Battle of the Five Armies. Something new, something DIFFERENT… I’d go as Smaug! I […]

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Costuming & Cosplay Tutorial : Maleficent’s Staff

Remember the Maleficent Costume I made for one of my two Convergence masquerade entry this year? It’s since become our MOST asked about costume, with an insane amount of emails about it. It was a huge project, my first collaborative masquerade entry, and – I’m SO proud to say! – is apparently the most accurate […]

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How to Make Thranduil’s Elven King Crown (Costume Tutorial)

Almost a year ago, I decided to dress my husband up as Thranduil for the premiere of Desolation of Smaug. It’s definitely become one of my favourite costumes of his, and seems to be super popular with the internet – I’ve gotten more emails about this costume than all other costumes, combined. It’s also the […]

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Fish Fingers & Custard Recipe (Gluten Free)

This recipe has been a long time coming. I’d been meaning to develop a proper fish fingers / custard recipe ever since Matt Smith’s first appearance on Doctor Who. Sure, it sounded weird… but I could make it work! Procrastination (and apathy for the 11th Doctor… Sorry!) got in the way, and I shelved the […]

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