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March 21, 2018

A few years ago I entered my first costume Masquerade competition and was asked if I would like to be a part of a documentary that was being recorded for the convention.  I spoke in depth with the producer of the document and agreed to take part. The film crew would fo...

October 25, 2017

Far and Away Creations (Moncal)

My Snowtrooper kit nightmare

I have always wanted to build a Snowtrooper costume and heard that the Moncal kits were one of the best, however I didn't expect the more that two year nightmare that was to come after ordering.

I contacted Far...

June 8, 2017

Let me tell you a story about a small blue box I built for Halloween one year. 

This started off being a simple project as  a quick prop for Halloween, but turned into so much more. I spent evenings, weekends and any spare time I had to get it done. I had just a few w...

April 15, 2017

2014 was the first year Wizard World opened in Minneapolis, and was the first large pop con in Minnesota. Wizard Worlds guest list for its first year was very impressive, but when they announced that Robert Englund was going to be appearing I was ecstatic. I have been...

February 15, 2017

I put together a treasure hunt for my valentine yesterday.

The first clue was in the card which she could not open until 9am. The card instructed her to look for a video on her phone. I had secretly recorded a video on her phone the night before which explained how the...

February 1, 2017

In August of 2016 my Robo3D R1+ showed up and everything changed.

I had been interested in the 3D printing world for a long time, but the technology and pricing just wasn't in the realms of possibility for me, until now. A good friend of mine had been printing for a cou...

November 10, 2016

As some of you know Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year and I go all out on our decorations. I also throw a big party each year.

This all started about 10 years ago with a few decorations which I have added to over the years. Some of the props I have made...

August 23, 2016

Well it's been a while since my first blog, so I thought it was time to share that Stormtrooper build with you all that I promised.

This was my dream costume and the one that got me started to even think about putting together a costume in the first place. I found a set...