Anne Boleyn upgrades!

Charmedseed’s Anne Boleyn-style initial necklaces come in lots of colors and styles. You have your choice of pearls (Swarovski or freshwater) and metals (brass, copper, silvertone, or sterling silver… and coming soon, gold-plated!). Every necklace includes an extender chain so you can adjust the length to fit any ensemble effortlessly! …

Vote Now!

Please vote for me for Accessories Designer of the Year at the RAWards! I could go on to LA to compete for the national title and some great business-growing opportunities! There’s ONE WEEK to vote and you can vote once a day! Just visit my RAW Artist profile page! Voting …

Heroes of Cosplay, Episodes 3 & 4

I have to consolidate my comments of the last two episodes as I had the CRAPPIEST WEEK EVER last week and I nearly died.  Okay, that was an exaggeration – but only barely.  (FYI, during the day I masquerade as an elementary computer technology teacher… that’s right, I herd kids …

I admit it…

I’ve been a miserable blogger.  So what do I do?  Start another blog! Actually, it’s for a reason.  I’ve been diagnosed with labyrinthitis, an inner ear infection that causes hearing loss and debilitating vertigo.  I’ve been missing work frequently and am preparing to take a leave of absence in order …

Sandy Hook Elementary School

There is so little to say right now other than how horrified and hurting we all are.  As a teacher, I want to remind everyone that those staff that were involved… I can guarantee you they did everything possible to take care of their students, their children.  They may not …

The wedding crafts!

It’s been nearly five months that Nick and I have been married, and it’s been just lovely!  We had a marvelous summer, really enjoyed seeing our family and spending lots of time relaxing. While looking through photos today, I realized that there was so much DIY at the wedding, and …

A friend in need…

If you were around the anime con scene in the 90s and 00s, you probably met Kevin Lillard.  He probably took your picture, if you were a cosplayer.  If you had a website back then, you probably watched A Fan’s View like a hawk for days after a convention.  Kevin …

Cosplay on Facebook!

I have finally joined the rest of the planet in the 21st century and created a Facebook page for costuming.  I would be delighted to link up with other cosplay pages on FB, so come on over!  See you there!