Monday, July 12, 2010
Okay, so I am preparing for my wonderful long weekend event at Kim Caldwells Artistic Affaire Les Sirenes. I have my supplies and all my vendor stuff ready to go, but now what to wear? There is a mermaid jean contest going on, which I had NO DESIRE to participate in. Not because it didn't sound fun, but I knew I would be overwhelmed with creating things for vendor night. I also have this mortal fear of wearing any kind of "costumie" type outfit. Don't get me wrong, I love to see how all the fashionable ladies dress up, but it's not for me. Strange because I was after all a theatre major in college! But for me a costume was what put me in that mode of the character, so as I character, I can wear anything! But for little ole me, I just want to be little ole me, jeans, crocs, and no makeup!! So that's why I am surprised to say, that during my trip to downtown LA, I found a little mermaid inspiration! I am not going to join the contest, because it's hard enough to even wear the jeans! The treasures I collected are above, but you will have to wait and see the final product! As a side note when I went to the thrift store to find a pair a jeans to bling, I found a pair of Rock Revival jeans that fit me, for $6.50, regular retail: $186. Whoo hooo! What a Find! This will be my last post before Les Sirenes. I will be back with pictures video and TONS of goodies to share!