Steampunk Faux Leather Arm Bracer

This should have been a snap to make but I ran into a few snags. Maybe by sharing them, others won’t make the same mistakes I did. This is part of my series on the Steampunk outfits I am making for Halloween for my boyfriend and me. The first thing I did was measure aroundContinue reading “Steampunk Faux Leather Arm Bracer”

Upcycling a Vest to Make it Steampunk (Edited)

Edited: I added some details. Read at the bottom of the page. I had so many plans for this vest but, like with a lot of my bright ideas, I had to change some of my ideas and adapt the design. Originally, I wanted to add lots of faux leather to it but I discoveredContinue reading “Upcycling a Vest to Make it Steampunk (Edited)”

How to make Steampunk Spats

This is my fourth post on my Steampunk series. After searching the internet for a pattern for spats and not finding anything I liked, I decided to make my own pattern. There was one pattern on etsy but there was no way I was going to spend $10.00 for something I had to print outContinue reading “How to make Steampunk Spats”

DIY Steampunk Hat and Goggles

This is my third post in my Steampunk series on my boyfriend and my costumes for Halloween. I love Steampunk. It gives you the freedom to get creative because it is a mixture of the Steam era in England, Victorian times, the old west and post apocalyptic times. It is way more than just gearsContinue reading “DIY Steampunk Hat and Goggles”

Steampunk Winged Pin.

This is part of my series on my boyfriend and my Steampunk Costumes. My first post was on making a masquerade mask ______. I saw a cheaply made necklace with wings and gears at a craft shop and me being me thought, “I could totally make that.” so I picked up some wings. I alreadyContinue reading “Steampunk Winged Pin.”

Making a Steampunk Masquerade Mask for People Who Wear Glasses

I am going Steampunk this year for Halloween and wanted to wear a masquerade mask along with my costume but I wear glasses so regular masks won’t go over them so I made my own version. To be honest, I wear dollar store reading glasses. If you wear prescription glasses, you can still do thisContinue reading “Making a Steampunk Masquerade Mask for People Who Wear Glasses”

Upcycle Pill Bottles

Boring statistics first. According to Statista, 4.38 BILLION prescriptions were filled in the United States in 2019 and most were not recycled. Most bottles can be recycled but it is up to the local garbage company. Yeah Yeah! I know there are fancy names for the people who take your garbage and recycling away butContinue reading “Upcycle Pill Bottles”

How to make a coffee can into an organizing caddy.

I’m all about keeping organized. Okay, maybe I suck at it but I’m always trying to improve because I cannot work or function in a mess. I needed something to organize my junk stuff on my bedroom side table so I decided to use a coffee can and some fabric to make a caddy toContinue reading “How to make a coffee can into an organizing caddy.”