Easy Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume – Minion from Despicable Me


Does anyone remember when Despicable Me 2 came out in 2013 and McDonald’s had these Minion Toys in Happy Meals?? They were in Happy Meals but you could just go ask to just buy the toy for $2 or $3 (what a steal!) I made my way around the city asking each McDonald’s store which…

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DIY Halloween Costume – Dinosaur Hoodies


This was the very first DIY costume I made in 2011. Not sure how we landed on the idea of dinosaurs, but it’s a fairly simple costume and it’s acceptable to wear even after Halloween (great for kids)! Materials: 1 blue hoodie (We got ours at H&M!) Yellow felt (Depends on how many/how big you…

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DIY Halloween Costume – Pamplemouse La Croix Can


No, I’m not a die-hard seltzer fan- I was just inspired to create this costume after seeing Pamplemousse La Croix in our work fridge all the time. Also, I saw the rose gold metallic jacket in a thrift shop and thought it would be a perfect match! Materials: (Note: size depends on your measurements and…

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DIY Halloween Costume – Kevin and Russell from Disney Pixar’s Up Movie


Disney/Pixar’s Up is one of my favorite Pixar movies! I know we could’ve easily dressed up as Carl and Ellie or as Carl and Russell for Halloween but I wanted more of a challenge so I decide we could be Russell and Kevin the Bird (Snipe!) Most of the female Kevin costumes involved wearing a…

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DIY Gold Table Number Holders Using $0.99 Ikea Tolsby Frames


Simple tutorial on spray painting Ikea frames a shiny gold so that your wedding tables can look fancy without spending much!

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DIY Cork Coasters Tutorial – Avatar Elements


Jeff mentioned he needed coasters for his desk at his workplace so I scoured the Interwebs for cool-looking coasters. Sadly, after a half hour of wasted window browsing, I didn’t find any that were worth buying. So I decided to just make the coasters myself! Random fact: Avatar, the Last Airbender, is one of our…

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National Parks Tour Highlights


6 day/ 5 nights. 2,300 mile bus tour through some of the most amazing National Parks in the U.S. In those 6 days, I traveled through six states (Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah), stayed at 5 hotels, visited 3 National Parks, admired 2 State Capitols, and saw countless amounts of breath-taking scenery. Going…

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Stop Motion Animated Title Sequence for Disney/Pixar’s Up


For my Senior Honors Thesis project, I made a stop-motion animated title sequence for the Movie “Up”. Each scene reflects on the personality of each of the main characters using physical typography. Written, Directed, and Animated by: Angela Hum Published: May 21, 2012 Camera: Nikon D5100 Soundtrack: “Married Life” by Michael Giacchino The paper template…

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