Patchwork Doll in Distress

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I’m a sucker for a damsel in distress, especially a pretty one. So when Pandora Cherie asked if I could make a Patchwork Doll costume on short notice I couldn’t leave her hanging. Or naked. Not that anyone would’ve complained. … Continue reading

A Very Vintage Day Out | Pt. 2

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Very Vintage Day Out Part two (read part one here)! The part where I bombard you with photos from all the rad Photo Safari photographers I posed for at VVDO. Two of the photos were even judged Runner Ups in the VVDO photo … Continue reading

A Very Vintage Day Out: Pt 1

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One day I will die of hairspray inhalation. Seriously. Yesterday was the amazing vintage wonderment that is the Very Vintage Day Out, and it saw my hair soar to new heights of backcombing and hairspray. SO MUCH HAIRSPRAY. Totally worth … Continue reading

The Day We Ran Away with the Circus

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As a slightly crazy, fabulously attired performer sometimes you get to do really neat stuff. Like spend an afternoon ringmaster-ing fairground games for the Vintage Amusements Co. at a summer circus wedding. The Ever Patient Husband actually had this gig … Continue reading