Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Sci-Fi Valley Con (Picture Heavy)

Hello, hello, hello!!! Those of you who have been with me from the start know how much of a huge dork I am! So it shouldn't surprise you at all that I went to our local sci-fi con this past weekend ... or that I dressed up. :)

This is a little picture heavy (edit: a lot picture heavy), but I wanted to share my excitement and pictures with any who might be interested. For those who aren't here's a pic of my nails done for the con using my Spellbound Nails Leave the Brakes On, Holo Back Girl!, Carbon Copy, and lots of acrylic paint. I apologize for the bad picture quality but I stayed up late painting them. There's a slightly better pic in one of the collages below.


Click through break to see it all.




The con was a 3 day event but I could only make it for Saturday and Sunday. So I planned two costumes based around Doctor Who. I decided I wanted to be Eleven, and went ahead and found or put together some images and then built my costumes around them.


I needed a fez and a bowtie for both outfits and I decided it would be simpler to just craft them myself.

Saturday's Outfit
Fez: (black poster board, red felt, & lots of glue)
Tassel: Tapestry Tread
Headband: Walmart
Bowtie: Handmade (felt, elastic & glue)
Top: Sears (Metaphor)
Suspenders: Hot Topic
Shorts: Walmart (No Boundaries)
Tights: Walmart
Sonic Screwdriver: Hot Topic (Eleven's screwdriver)
Shoes: Charles Albert (second hand)


Sunday's Outfit
Fez, Tassel, Headband: See above
Dress: Hot Topic (Eleven) 
Sonic Screwdriver: Hot Topic (Eleven)
Tights: Walmart
Shoes: Charles Albert (second hand)




Saturday my niece and I went. She dressed as Tris from Divergent and got a lot of attention over her Divergent temporary tattoos. :)


On Sunday I went with the boyfriend. It was a ton of fun. <3

And now in an attempt to keep things short ... slightly shorter? I put together a few collages of our time at the con. Enjoy!!




And the goodies I bought ... or that were bought for me. ;)



And my most favorite-est things from the con are my prints of me with the Tardis in both my costumes. The first one I will apologize for. I didn't pay to have the print sent to my email so I had to take a picture of it through the plastic and it reflected. I learned my lesson with Sunday's Tardis pic and had it email to me as well.



I attempted the same pose and think I did wonderfully. I was a little sad to learn that K-9 was on loan for Saturday only so I couldn't get him in the second picture but I love it best anyway.

I had an amazing time, and I'm already planning next year's costume ... or Halloween's costume if I can't wait that long lol.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my time at the con. Let me know what you think in the comments.

Until next time,
Ashley

4 comments:

  1. Love this post and pix, so fun!

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  2. Aww your costumes were adorable! I hope you had a lot of fun. I really like the little bag you got and the last print, my wife would love it. She's a huge HQ fan.

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    1. Thanks hun!! It was so great! I really wish you gals lived closer. I think we could have a grand ol' time. :( The boyfriend has made mentions of taking me to a few more cons this year so my HQ costume is being put together quicker than I expected and with a few changes but I think it's gonna come together amazingly ... if I don't bankrupt myself buying the essentials I can't make lol.

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