Wednesday, November 20, 2013

DIY Yarn Wreath With Felt Flowers Tutorial

My fall wreath

I really wanted a fall wreath to put up on my front door in between my Halloween and Christmas wreaths, but I also didn't want it to be super Thanksgiving-y that I would get sick of it or so I couldn't use it any other time. As much as I love my COFFEE FILTER WREATH, I knew that there was no way I could put it outdoors especially when it was certainly going to get wet and ruined. I looked around at different wreath ideas and finally settled on making a yarn wreath. Google around and you'll find a plethora of inspiration that will get you making different yarn wreaths for every month. (Yes, I might actually end up doing this.)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Halloween 2013

Andrew and I started watching Doctor Who this year and we were completely sucked into the world. It had been on our watch list for a long time, but we finally decided to delve in right after we got home from San Diego Comic Con. We watched it nonstop whenever we could and ended up breezing through all seven seasons in only a few months. Now we're all caught up and we can't wait for the 50th anniversary special coming up in November. Not only will it include the current eleventh doctor, Matt Smith, but it will also have our absolute favorite doctor: the tenth doctor, David Tennant! If you haven't caught the trailer yet, you need to. It looks absolutely amazing.

Maverick and the Doctor

Andrew had his mind made up for months that he was going to be David Tennant for Halloween, but not just any costume would do. His expectations were incredibly high and nothing would do unless it was almost exactly like the actual suit. This meant that he wanted me to make him a replica suit with pricey fabric which gave me so much anxiety since I haven't ever attempted to make anything like a suit before. With time ticking away, Andrew needed to decide what he wanted to do: buy a suit that would do for now or spend more for one that is bound to be imperfect. Ultimately, he decided to save up (and give me more time) for his perfect tenth doctor costume for next year.