The Couple That Cosplays Together Stays Together | Cos A Commotion Cosplay

The Couple That Cosplays Together Stays Together An Interview with Shellane and Dean Demarest from Cos a Commotion Cosplay I recently had a chance to sit down with Shellane and Dean Demarest from Cos a Commotion Cosplay, an authentic set play experience that allows people to take part in a fully-interactive photo shoot experience with their favorite cosplay characters. I talked to Shellane and Dean about how they met, how they started their business, what they geek out

DIY | Star Wars Origami Yoda Easy Tutorial

star wars yoda origami   From Origami Plus Youtube page: No Force Required. :-) Learn how to make an origami Yoda from Star Wars with this easy step-by-step instructions. This origami Jedi Master Yoda is an original origami model by Stéphane Gigandet. Use 2 colors origami paper to have Yoda's face, pointy ears, hands and stick green, and his eyes and coat white. To fold this easy origami Yoda, you will need 20 minutes and a square piece of paper (if possible

Monthly Maise: The Arkham Knight Harley Quinn Skirt

The Monthly Maise Tutorial: The Arkham Knight Harley Quinn Skirt Like a petulant cat coming out from their beloved hiding spot, I’ve finally decided to start making these tutorials to share with all of you.  I know I’ve been promising them for a good while, but thanks to my new outlet of GNN, I have a viable place to share them!  So here’s the first of what will become a monthly tutorial, I hope you enjoy! The


Originally posted on My Mom's Geeky So, we can all agree that germs are bad and without fail when you go to the grocery store you will get the cart the most recently had the snottiest kid ever made with the parent that is getting over the flu who was sneezing and coughing all over the handle and seat. Hence, the need for a cart cover. Cart covers are also a great way to make the cart

26 Captain America Crafts

Veteran's Day is a special day to me. My husband is currently active military and my dad was a Marine for 10 years. It has been a great life and has provided to us in more ways than we could ever have hoped for. This Veteran's Day, I started to think of how we could celebrate this day in a fun, geeky way. Then it hit me, Captain America! Captain America is everyone's favorite soldier

Crafters Corner: Very Awesome Girls of Phoenix

Some days, its hard being a geek and girly crafter. Your parents are confused by the Portal box you made. Your grandma is puzzled by the Jayne Hat you knitted. And then there's the people at the office who eat your Cthulhu shaped cookies but just don't really understand why. Sometimes, it's easy to feel like the only geeky girls and crafters out there are random faces online. But fear not! For local fun and geekiness

Too Hot to Craft – 5 D.I.Y. Ways to Keep Cool

Well its summer and I'm in Phoenix. So stepping outside right now is like stepping onto the surface of the sun. Its times like these that I don't want to bother with any projects, I just want to live in a tub of chilled jello. But not if it is lime flavored. No one likes the lime flavor. Fortunately I have scoured the internet to find other great ways to stave off summer heat. So instead

Sol Black – Advice for Budget Cosplaying

Phoenix Comicon recently passed us by, leaving all of us cosplayers with ideas and anxiousness for another year. Several other cities are getting ready to open the floodgates to their comicons, however, so I'm sure there are plenty of people looking to create a costume of their own, but perhaps don't know where to begin or may not have enough money. Well, first of all, don't ever let a small budget get in the way of

Geek Mom: DIY No-Sew Baby Vest

I am the only one of my close friends that had a baby boy and I really wanted to make him some geek approved onesies since there weren’t a lot of pop-culture baby items out there.  So when I turned to the internet to look for DIY projects to make him cute things all I could find was a lot of pink and tulle and hair accessories. I was so disappointed by the lack of

Crafters Corner: Interview with Steam Crow Part 2

And now for the 2nd installment of my interview with Steam Crow. If you haven't heard of them, you will soon. They've been featured in the latest issue of Phoenix Magazine and will be hosting one of the largest booths at the Phoenix Comicon. They also have a growing fan base called "The Steam Crow Army." In this round of questions, I ask what it takes to make their crafts, as well as find where their inspiration