I know lots of people who are dashing around, last-minute, looking for fake blood that they can buy at the shops for their Halloween parties. Last year I spent some time looking around several sites looking for the perfect fake blood, one that had the right constancy and colour. Most that I found looked too bright and thin.
I ended up looking for DIY versions and finally made my own up.
It’s September and my thoughts turn to Halloween and the impending Winter (which is coming don’t you know…)
This year instead of Laura Palmer wrapped in plastic, which I will do one year either for Halloween or a Twin Peaks themed party, I have decided to go for the ready-made route of fancy dress. I was contacted by Jokers Masquerade who offered me to pick from a choice of Halloween costumes. It took me some time to make my decision as they have a lot of options and as you already know I’m not one to go for a slutty Halloween look so sexy witches and nurses were out.
For those of you who are off to Rewind festival on the 17th of August you may well be starting to decide what outrageous 80’s fancy dress to wear or putting the finishing touches to your splendid outfit.
In honour of the pastime that is dressing to impress at these events I thought I would put together a round-up of some of the best bloggers and vbloggers to help you get into the groove as well as some of my own fancy dress tips to make Rewind simply the best… Continue reading →
So today I opened up my parcel from MacCulloch & Wallis and set about making my own birdcage veil.
I had a metre long piece of merry widow netting, 9 inches wide. I needed to make two veils so I cut it in half. Now thinking about it I should have really checked out what other sites suggested for Continue reading →
As winter slowly approaches so too does the biggest season for fancy dress. It seems that as the nights draw in our inner child feels safe to come out (ear muffs and mittens anyone?) and the added excuse of Halloween parties, Christmas and New Year is just a bonus.
Fancy dress. To some these words strike terror into their hearts. For women, the thought of deciding whether to go for a slutty or fun look is too much to handle and out come the ubiquitous angel wings or devil horns.
For me fancy dress is a chance to create an almost perfect outfit that closely matches the person or character I have chosen to go as. It becomes an obsession as Continue reading →