OK, so I just received the most amazing email today from Michelle! Because I showed off my Daphne from Scooby-Doo costume today, she sent me something incredible. Check out her story!!
Marisa!! I LOVE your blog! Thanks so much for being so faithful with it and encouraging and even entertaining so many of us! After your Daphne costume, I can’t help but send you some pictures of the costumes I made for my son and I in 2010. I was Velma and he was Scooby-Doo! I bought everything at Goodwill!
You’re getting a teaser shot of what I think is the most AMAZING child costume ever!
Here’s how she put together this puppy (PUN!!) and see how she made her member of the Scooby-Doo crew costume!
It’s been a slightly hectic weekend so far, so I wanted to pick something more calming to wear today. Opted to go against the 60s mod √ºber bright colored dress (which I will absolutely use very soon) and go with a light palette of blues along with some flowers.
It reminded me of Monet’s Iris and his lovely color schemes…
Today’s piece was reminiscent, just without the lily pads.
The button clasp had come undone, so my first job on this puppy was to reattach it. I took a needle and some thread and began to stitch the end of the clasp back into the side seam to hide my handiwork.
My next adjustment was taking the dress in – I brought it in on both sides from the arms down to the bottom of the dress about two inches. It made it more fitted, but without taking away the flowyness.
To completely finish the piece, I used some of my excess “Purple Rain silk” from Day 164, and cut a strip from the leftover.
A sash to match perfectly with the purples in the dress was on the horizon. The end product?
A lovely, more fitted and relaxed dress for my Saturday As I was clearly in art mode and unfortunately didn’t make it to the LACMA today (even though I was driving my face off all around its’ Mid-City LA vicinity) I went to BeFunky.com for a little artistic assistance.
Kind of obsessed with my cartoonized me I reminds me of the last time I went the cartoon route when I “Simpsonized” myself a few years back when the movie was coming out.
I mean, my lips only reach that shade of red after a few glasses of vino and my hair…it’s just so thick!! Those Simpsons animators really know how to make a girl happy.