|Cost :||I dread to think T_T|
|I just love her so much, her cute character is so adorable! ^_^|
I don't think I realised how much I loved Vanille, as I am now painstakingly trying to get every last detail perfect. Something which I never do.
Plus, I'm already making her outfit. Seriously. You know I love a character when I start work months before the con. xD
After expo edit:
It didn't really go according to plan >.< I ended up hating the look of myself in the costume, half of the strings of beads snapped in the suitcase then continued to snap throughout the weekend, the shoes killed my feet then proceeded to die themselves and the wig didn't cover up my hair at the back. And to top it all off I ended up seriously ill during the weekend. T_T
I will be redoing her, for the sake of the fact I hate the look of myself in that costume.
Vanille mark two started on 11th Dec.
|FIGURE OUT HOW THE HELL TO PUT IT ALL ON||High||Complete|
|Rubber Tubing (1m)||£0.30||Bought|
|Fishing Wire (10m)||£5.00||Bought|
|Air Drying Clay (8 packs)||£20.00||Bought|
|White Fur 1m||£6.00||Bought|
|5m Brown Cord||£2.50||Bought|
|Natural Leather Cord 5m||£4.99||Bought|
|Chocolate Brown Suede Fabric 2m||£19.18||Bought|
|Light Brown Suede 1m||£9.59||Bought|
|Brown Fur 1m||£12.75||Bought|
|MOAR BEEDZ D:||£0.00||To Buy|
Bead Making (Posted 2nd September 2011)
I'm using white and terracotta air drying clay to make the larger more (stupidly) shaped beads and loo roll balls dipped in 50/50 pva glue and water mixture to make the angled white beas she has ALL OVER. It's pretty damn easy (and cheap!)
This shit is so fun, so much mess 8D
White Bangles (Posted 5th July 2011)
I found a cheapo pair of white silicone bands for Vanille's white bangles. Cheepycheepcheep :P
Buttcape Progress (Posted 27th June 2011)
Needs trimming, lining and the holster putting on the back. But YAAAAY ruffles 8D
Necklace Test (Posted 26th June 2011)
So I decided to test out whether I should use beads for the third necklace by messing with my little sister's bead set xD As lovely as it it, the beads keep moving out of place, so I'll be taking a different approach . . .
Dunno what though xD
BOOTS (Posted 26th June 2011)
Daaaaym, am I lucky with charity shops. Got these smexy buggers for 4.99. They were a little big, so I popped into poundland and bought some insoles and duct tape to pad out the inside and pull in the outside. The heel's a little bigger than Vanille's, which'll make my legs appear longer at least xD
LUCKY LUCKY MEEE
BANGLES (Posted 24th June 2011)
THE WIG HAS ARRIVED 8DDDD (Posted 18th June 2011)
OHMYGODOHMYGODOHMYGODOHMYGOD IT'S MY FAVOURITE WIG EVER!!!!!!! I NEVER WANNA TAKE IT OFF!!!
I will be styling it a little, but OH MY FREAKING GOD, IT'S AWESOME!!!!
THE FUR HAS ARRIVED (Posted 13th June 2011)
And it's so lovely and soft. It's a mixture of fibers to look like real fur, like Vanille's buttcape.
Maybe not then... (Posted 13th June 2011)
My perfectionist side is kicking into gear with the skirt tutorial >.< on closer inspection of the references, it seems the second layer of the skirt is not attached to the waist band and literally appears to be wrapped lengthways around the bottom layer. And this is more than bugging me OTL
Buttcape Stuff ordered :3 (Posted 11th June 2011)
Right, so I ordered some long pile fake fur for her buttcape and some suede to line it with. I've also got some lighter suede for her belt, bag and backplate :3 I am currently looking for some suede cord and rubber tubing for the belt and necklaces. Oh how funnn
BEADS (Posted 10th June 2011)
I have made a very clever and cost effective but extremely time consuming decision:
I'm making the beads. Out of loo roll. And then painting them.