In this segment of the Rey’s Resistance costume from The Force Awakens, we will explain how to create the military style rucksack bag Rey carries when she searches for Luke! Continue reading “Star Wars Rey Resistance Costume Part 3 – Rey’s Rucksack Bag”
Thought I’d post a few photos from last weekend’s Ancient City Con in Jacksonville, Florida. We spent the week before rushing to complete the final version of Rey’s Full Scavenger costume from the The Force Awakens so that I could wear it on Saturday. It’s been 10 months in the making and I’m happy to call this one DONE!
Now that Summer is officially here, it’s time to break out the sunscreen!
If you’d like a primer on sunscreen, then the EWG website is a great place to start. Long before I was aware of the greener, cleaner options for beauty products, I found their annual sunscreen guide while searching for alternatives to avobenzene and other synthetic sunscreens. As a result, I’ve been strictly relying on physical sunscreens for several years now. However, since I’ve switched to natural beauty, I realized I needed to find sunscreen options that not only relied on a physical sunscreen as the active ingredient but also minimized other chemicals. Continue reading “7 Sunscreens for Summer”
Rey’s unique 2-section belt is a prominent piece of her costume. She not only wears it with her Jakku desert scavenger costume, but also with her resistance costume later in The Force Awakens. In this post learn how to make your own iconic Rey belt from genuine leather!
Rey’s LPA NN-14 blaster is given to her by Han Solo and she uses it throughout Star Wars The Force Awakens. She uses this blaster to shoot several stormtroopers, attempts to shoot Kylo Ren, and takes it when she searches for Luke. In this segment we show how to assemble and finish a 3D printed model to create a replica of this amazing piece!
2016 is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. It’s a great reminder to get outdoors and celebrate the centennial by discovering a new park or monument. I’m sharing some photos taken at the Fort Matanzas National Monument. The Fort itself is located on Rattlesnake Island in the southern part of St. Augustine, Florida. In order to reach the Fort you take a ferry across the Mantanzas River from the visitor center.
After completing my 3D print kit of Rey’s blaster from Star Wars The Force Awakens, I wanted to construct a holster. In her resistance outfit, Rey uses a hip holster attached to the lower section of her belt. In this post we cover everything you’ll need to make your own leather holster!