DIY Vindictus Gnoll Chieftain Jr. Plushie

Vindictus (마비노기 영웅전) is a Korean f2p MMO that I’ll never forget, because it’s the game that Daniel and I met in. If the game never existed, we wouldn’t happily be married today! It’s also the place where I met many amazing friends who are are still friends to this day (5 years later), even … Read more

Free Warframe Kubrodon Plushie Pattern

DIY Warframe Kubrodon Plushie Pattern

One of my recent favourite games to play with Daniel is Warframe. I’m not usually into sci-fi looking games, but the variety of gameplay and literally endless content was what got me hooked. They then released Fortuna, their second ‘open world’, and out came the floofs! I instantly fell in love with the Kubrodon floof and decided I had to have one in real life, so I DIY-ed it. 

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4 DIY Cheap Dollar Store Party Photo Booth Backdrops

Holiday or not, every good party needs aesthetic walls or backdrops for a photo booth section. Having a fun night calls for making sure everyone remembers it, especially if there will be some drinks being passed around. I typically don’t drink much, but I do appreciate good party decor and we all know I love DIYing it. Parties and backdrops aren’t cheap, but when you make it yourself, it can be. In fact, it can be $1-5 to make a quality looking one. Here’s 4 variations of backdrops I made for parties.

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Cheap and Easy DIY Party Decorations

I’m so excited to share with you guys these photos because I worked so hard on making my 23rd birthday celebration a beautiful and exciting little get together. Some may call it a party, some may not. I like quiet little gatherings because there’s more bonding and catching up time. As always, I like doings things on a budget. Ideally, if I were to buy all my decorations, it’d be really expensive. So, I looked to Pinterest, got some inspiration and make DIY Party Decorations for under $50 all together! 

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DIY Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen’s Wedding Dress Costume | Halloween

I am so excited to share this Hunger Games DIY with you. Because it’s Halloween season, I’m feeling all crafty! Of course, the one thing I’d choose to make it Katniss Everdeen‘s wedding dress from Catching Fire. Honestly, when she walked out with the dress, it was absolutely stunning. Something about how detailed, dainty, yet extravagant the wing details are with the elegant voluminous dress made me fall in love with it. 

Obviously, on my budget, I won’t be able to make Katniss’s full dress length, but I decided to go shorter to make it more practical. Unfortunately I don’t have any events to wear this to, but you can def expect me to wear it the first chance I get! I’m so so happy with the results!

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Spiderman: Venom Symbiote Make Up Tutorial | Halloween

When reading my requests, I got a request for a “monster“. I also had these really bad ass contacts that I wanted to use for something. SO when thinking of a monster, I automatically thinking of Venom, or the Symbiote. Whenever watching Spiderman either in comics, the animation, or movies, the Venom always fascinated me. I loves how dark and vicious it was. Not to mention, I think Spiderman looks a lot better in black than red, don’t you think? 

This was actually one of my first times doing something this ‘theatrical’ in terms of make up or ‘special effects’. It was definitely a learning experience, but tons of fun. It makes me want to try more characters next time. 

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Bleach: Ichigo Half Hollow Make Up Look | Halloween

Bleach is an anime and manga that’s near and dear to my heart. It is the definition of my childhood. I religiously watched and read it for weeks as it was released. Besides Prince of Tennis, it was what started my addiction to watching animes, haha! Unfortunately I stopped because the fillers drove me crazy. It also taught me not to read ahead with the manga if I plan to continue watching the anime.  However, upon preparing for this video, I actually felt really nostalgic and decided to binge read and watch everything until the most recent chapters and episodes. I have to say: Ichigo’s final form in the anime is pretty bad ass. 

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 with Friends

Hey everyone! For those of you who don’t live in Canada, we actually celebrate Thanksgiving on October 13th. My family typically doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving, so it was really exciting to be able to celebrate with my friends for the first time.

Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 with Friends
Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 with Friends

Let’s start off with the day before. We spent do much time looking up recipes and DIYs to make my plain, very empty room as festive and cozy as possible. To do that, we did some DIY center pieces. Like the whole day, I just helped pick out pieces and watched my friends put it all together beautifully. If you want a video and/or more in- depth explanation in gifs or something, let me know! I did film it but thought it was too basic of a video to put up.

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DIY Halloween Costume | Totoro (My Neighbour Totoro)

Totoro is a character from the movie “My Neighbour Totoro“. His character is so well known that I knew about him and who he is without ever watching the movie for years. Totoro is such a simple character: happy, lazy, sleepy, cute, and kind, making it no surprise he’s the favourite character of many! I knew I had to make a costume because he is so iconic, and who doesn’t want to be all cozy for Halloween in a giant sweater?! No uncomfortable, tight, or high maintenance problems here! Plus, if it’s cold where you live like it is in Canada, you’ll love this costume!

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DIY Halloween Costume | Mike Wazowski (Monsters University)

Mike Wazowski from Monster’s University is one of my favourite Pixar characters. Something about quirky and dorky characters just makes them so irresistible. Without a doubt, I decided to DIY a costume. Surprisingly, it’s easier than I thought it’d be to make. If you want to make it more Mike Wazowski like, you can stuff your belly with a pillow so you’re big and round like him! Make sure you watch the video for visual instructions!

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Easy and Healthy Halloween Snacks – Great for Kids

Halloween is all about sweets, candy, chips, and everything that would upset our bodies and rot our teeth. For the children, and for us, it can’t be good at all. I’m trying to eat healthier, so all that it a no-no. Instead, I decided to play in the kitchen to find out what I can make that’s sweet, healthy, and still taste pretty damn amazing. Each of these recipes are slightly similar to one another, making it easy to make all of them. I hope you enjoy them!

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Healthy Halloween Snacks | Ghostly Devilled Eggs

One of my favourite healthy halloween treats is devilled eggs. They are a great source of protein, and you can adjust the taste to whatever you want it to be. If you feel a little spicy, add some hot sauce. If you feel more savoury, mix in some chives or coriander. The possibilities are endless! Adjust the recipe to your liking since we all like something different!

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Frankenstein and Pumpkin Mousse Cups

These have to be the cutest healthy Halloween treats that I have made this year. They are my absolute favourite and SO EASY to make. Not to mention it’s great for kids! With cute faces smiling at you, what more can you want? This is also great for making with the kids. Give them a sharpie and let them draw the faces on the disposable shot ups themselves! let their imaginations run wild!

There are quite a few variations of this recipe that I have compiled to achieve whatever your taste buds prefer.

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