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Where it All Started – Living My Dream – Narnia Costume Replica

I was thirteen. I had a dream. That’s how it began.When watching the second The Chronicles of Narnia movie; Price Caspian, I fell in love with one of Susan’s many gowns.  I don’t know why, but the gown that started my dream had a screen time of about 10 seconds. This wasn’t only the beginning… Continue reading Where it All Started – Living My Dream – Narnia Costume Replica

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1860’s Work Dress – Civil War Era – Homespun Fabric from JoAnns

Yup, that’s right; I used fabric from JoAnns! There was an upcoming Civil War Reenactment in my area.  I needed a work dress. I was at JoAnns.  I made a purchase! Looking back, I wish I had chosen a larger checked fabric.  From a distance, the dress looks, well to be honest, like mush!  It’s… Continue reading 1860’s Work Dress – Civil War Era – Homespun Fabric from JoAnns

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A Hollywood Worthy Gown – Edwardian Walking Dress

I am going to tell you a story. A story that I though I’d never tell. Not because it’s bad, just because I thought I’d never have this amazing experience. Three years ago I awoke. After completing my morning routine, I checked my inbox; an Etsy order awaited me! Briefly looking over the order, I… Continue reading A Hollywood Worthy Gown – Edwardian Walking Dress

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Beauty and the Beast – 2017 – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake

Well, where do I start?! I can’t believe how many months I’ve let slip by without posting; life just happens! In my last post, I mentioned how I wanted to complete Belle’s Gown by the time the movie came out (March 17th), well….that. did. not. happen. I did have the underskirt and bodice finished in… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – 2017 – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake

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Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake – Beauty and the Beast 2017 – Video

Two weeks ago I finished up my Belle Dress and with Smile for Sophie and Vantage Point Video, we did a photo shoot! I’m so excited to show you the completed video: Vantage Point Video did an awesome job! Photos will be coming soon! Thanks for looking and learning with me! ~ Bella Mae

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“How to Wear Your Cinderella Dress” – Video

Ever since I shipped out my first Cinderella dress, I’ve been wanting to create a video on how to put on this magnificent creation.  Unfortunately, I could never find the time….that is, until now! Introducing my last 3 nights of work….”How to Wear Your Cinderella Dress.”

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Alice in Wonderland – Live Action 2010 – Costume Remake

“….In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again….” ~ Lewis Carroll I guess you could say that I acted quite similar to Alice – following the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole – when deciding to make this dress…. It all started when… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland – Live Action 2010 – Costume Remake