Alethea & Athena (double_dear) wrote,
Alethea & Athena

  • Mood:

Triumph! ...ish

Our Halloween costumes are finished! Almost! They're at a point where anything else that needs doing can be fixed with safety pins, and inconspicuous ones at that. We even managed to get shoes to match them! (Since our feet will be visible, we figured we should probably at least not wear our old white sneakers, which will definitely not go with the black tights we'll be wearing.) And I think they'll even probably look pretty good. They've been stressing me out this whole time, because I've never made anything like them and oh no what if I messed up and they look terrible!?!?!?!?

We tried them on several times throughout the costume-making process, and we're pretty sure they'll look fine, but I keep thinking, "But unless we had it just so, it looked really weird!" Except that I'm not sure that's entirely true. I think I'm just too close to the situation. Like when you stare at a word for too long and it starts to not look like a real word.

And soon we will be leaving for Gaston's house, whence we will leave for Mickey's Halloween Party tomorrow morning. Oh man, it's been a whole year since we've been to Disneyland. It doesn't quite feel like it's been that long, but it has.

Today I'm thankful for finishing our costumes (mostly), having shoes that the women at Payless swear are super comfortable and that we can also use for church shoes, Mom and Steve being nice enough to drive us all over town to get costumes supplies, fleece-lined leggings, and getting to see Gaston and Alice's costumes soon.
Tags: cosplay, halloween

  • There's always time for Miraculous

    Our schedule was upended the second (or third?) time this week, this time by a monthly simulpub. We really need to learn to expect those things, but…

  • A little late to the festivale

    We suspected that we were going to want to spend a lot of time on the Festivale event in Animal Crossing, so we took the day off...which resulted in…

  • A most unusual day

    Oh man, today has been an unusual day. Mostly in a good way, I think, but it started out not so good. Gilderoy called us before nine in the morning,…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.