Sunday, November 1, 2015

Halloween 2015

It's been a long time! I just wanted to share a few costumes from this year. We've had a lot of positive feedback from friends as well as strangers so I wanted to share them with all of you! Let me know what you think!

The Bride of Frankenstein was really fun to do. I got to utilize alot of makeup skills.

I used tutorials from these two ladies

Everything you see here for the Monster's Inc costumes were created with our (my sister and I) two hands. She is the mastermind behind the sewing machine and I did the painting.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

New Mac Eyeshadow Quad - Colour Added

This makeup is actually from around March and I just found the pictures and figured I should post them :) 

I just got the new MAC eyeshadow quad and was super excited to try it out. I decided to go bold with it!

What do you think?

This pallet is called "Colour Added"

It's kind of hard to tell in the image but it is a pearly white, iridescent yellow, a dark teal color with sparkles, and a blue/grey. 

 I first used an eyeshadow primer to make sure I had good staying power, it also makes the shadow pop more. I used Urban Decay Primer Potion. 
I added the yellow into the inner corners of my eyes then added the teal in my sockets. Oh can't forget I also used the colors on my lower lash line, so yellow inner corner to the middle and the teal on the outer and blended. I darkened it up with the grey and highlighted my brow bone with the pearly white. Then I blended like crazy! :) 

I created a double wing with a pen eyeliner and pulled it into the corner of my eyes. (I was going kinda Cleopatra here). Then to make the eyeliner wings pop more I used a white eyeliner and used it in between the two wings. 
 I finished it off with a coral pink blush from MAC and the VIVA MAC lipstick. Didn't want to compete with the eyes with this look :)

Hope you all enjoyed!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Amazing Spring Cleaning List

I found this great Spring Cleaning checklist on The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking and I don't know about you but I'm not a fan of cleaning the whole house or remembering to do certain things (like the dishwasher :) so it's nice to have something like this to reference. 

Although..... I know I will probably end up skipping a lot of these steps tee hee. 

Since I'm kinda crazy :D and like to practice my graphic skills I put this little graphic together to make a list like this a little prettier. 

Let me know what you think. 

This is just a little peek. There are 5 pages total 

You can upload this checklist graphic here

Have a great Monday! 

PS. Sorry it's been so long. My posts will probably be sparse again since I will be starting school next Monday! 

Monday, June 25, 2012

Wedding Day Makeup and Braided Up Do Hair

The wedding this past weekend was absolutely gorgeous. My sister looked absolutely stunning. And I couldn't even look at Eric during the ceremony without crying, he was so full of joy and emotion. To say it was beautiful is an understatement.

I just wanted to do a little update on my makeup and the hair. We went to a salon in Spokane Valley called Dimensions and they hooked us up! It was an amazing deal for the bridal party. $65 for your nails, makeup, AND hair. Normally up dos start at $50 alone so we couldn't pass this up.

I have been obsessed with braids recently so I just had to incorporate it into my Maid of Honor look :)

Take a look, what do you think?

I went simple on my makeup as I didn't want to out do the bride :) I just had a smokey eye look with browns and grey with a little lashes added on for oomph. 
I was super stoked for this. Although this was the most makeup I think I've worn since Halloween haha.. They had to do it a little heavy for photos. 

I was so busy throughout the day that I completely spaced on taking pictures of the full complete outfit! Good thing we had a photographer. I will update when those pictures are ready for release. Such an awesome day! I was overcome with joy!

Hope you all have a fabulous Monday!

Friday, June 22, 2012

My Sister's Wedding Is This Weekend!

My sister is getting married this weekend on Saturday! Yay! I am the Maid of Honor so I have been incredibly busy with trying to get all the artistic stuff and technical things done for her! EEEK! I am so excited!

My sister loves, loves, loves rainbows so she is doing a Rainbow themed wedding. It is going to be gorgeous. Color everywhere! And it will be in a garden with a pond which will make it even more lovely.

This was her inspiration for starting things off...

She found some flower stamps because she wanted to create her own invitations. My sister is very hands on and tried to make this wedding cheap and also very special and one of a kind. I think doing things yourself adds a nice touch and the guests appreciate it as well. I created the program for her as well using these stamps. Isn't it just cute! I made a front and back, I think it is called tea-length style? What do you think? 

As you can tell it's not quite finalized since it says blah blah blah :]

And to leave you with something fun for the weekend is this super cute nail design my friend showed me from Tumblr. I think it fits the theme of this post quite well don't you? :)  I will do a tutorial on this soon as it is just the cutest! And perfect for summer time! 

Enjoy your weekend! 

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

First EVER Eyebrow Wax! :]

I wrote this post last year about 9 months ago when I was on Tumblr and I figured I would share with you :)

I’ve never gotten my eyebrows done and today I finally decided to do them since I’m getting tired of plucking and not really having a shape other than flat… 

And I was always scared to try and create my own shape in fear of going overboard or having them look like two completely different… things on my face. 

I never realized how different my eyebrows actually were. One is definitely shorter than the other. You can tell because my left side kinda stops while my right brow continues downward in a nice arch.. Haha.. 

Well here it is :)

I’m pretty happy with them.  I think it made a HUGE difference. 

I did a photoshoot in the first one so my makeup is a little elaborate and well I’m not really wearing much in the second photo..

If you've ever been nervous about getting your eyebrows waxed... well my advice it just go with it!!! But go to someone that has experience so you are happy with your results. And if not, well they will always grow back. 

New Look!!

I'm in the process of completely re-vamping my blog. I'm updating the look of it and adding a bunch of new stuff. This blog will not only include beauty tips but will also feature crafty goodness, yummy foods, and DIY fun. I'm also in the process of creating an etsy shop once my sister's wedding is over (YAY Weddings!) :]

I hope to see you all soon.