Category Archives: Costumes

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2017

Glen & I enjoyed our first visit to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair so much last year that we decided to make it an annual tradition! I had made his red vest for his Halloween vampire costume with the plan … Continue reading

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Midsummer Scream for Halloween 2017

My Eerie Elegance Halloween Scream Team decided to take a road trip to a new Halloween festival in Long Beach! This was only the second year for Midsummer Scream, but we had seen good reviews of last year and we … Continue reading

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Steampunk Makeup & Accessories for Clockwork Alchemy 2017

I had heard about the Clockwork Alchemy steampunk convention for a few years, but I always had a conflict. This year my schedule finally aligned to attend over Memorial Day weekend, and Glen was even more excited than I was! … Continue reading

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Rey from The Force Awakens

Since my heart has always belonged to Star Trek, I have never dressed up as anything Star Wars ever before, but since the votes landed with The Force Awakens for our Cinema Brittahytta summer season finale, I figured I could … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s Holly Golightly

I was invited to a birthday house concert with a 1961 theme, so I threw together my best Holly Golightly outfit from the opening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the occasion! Glen said he wasn’t dressing 1961, but his zipper … Continue reading

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Cyd’s 60s Cocktail Party!

How do you celebrate a milestone birthday when the birthday girl doesn’t want the milestone announced? Have a 1960s cocktail party instead, and see if anyone clues in that’s the decade when she was born. 😉 I knew Cyd had … Continue reading

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Both Elsas at Halloween at Disneyland!

Back when I was able to see Haunted Mansion Holiday its first few years, it was an early Christmas overlay that they had up in October and took down in January, with the rest of the park’s Christmas decor and … Continue reading

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Frozen Inspiration

My mother’s Daughters of Norway chapter asked me to be a guest speaker presenting how I made both my Elsa dresses at their monthly meeting in February. I laughed that my platinum Elsa wig made me look even more like … Continue reading

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More Steampunk!

Another quick detour away from Halloween party updates, since I was able to attend the Abney Park concert with Vernian Process and Jolligood Unlimited up in San Francisco at DNA Lounge, so we dressed steampunk again for fun! Nathania & … Continue reading

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Steampunk Photo-Chapeau…the HatCam!

I decided to get a GoPro Hero3 camera with waterproof housing for my cliff-jumping and snorkeling on my summer Hawaii trip, so I thought we should also use it for Halloween 2014 somehow…so I thought of incorporating it into a … Continue reading

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