If you follow me on Instagram, then you’re well aware of my current work-in-progress: a classic Batgirl costume! Since I started learning how to sew, I have been waiting for the moment when I could make a costume on my own. At the end of September, after accumulating a number of Jo-Ann Fabrics coupons, I […]Read more "Becoming Batgirl | Part 1"
Welcome to the last installment of our Star Trek Extravaganza!! Before the tutorial begins, I would like to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who helped me celebrate the Star Trek 50th anniversary. This franchise means so much to each an every one of us, and I believe we filled the month with love […]Read more "Android Antics | Data Make-up Tutorial "
Hey Nerds!! Did you enjoy C2E2 Week? I know I did! But now it’s the Monday after a convention weekend, and I’m dreading the thought of being normal again. But, it was tremendously fun while it lasted! The morning of the con began very poorly—to say the least. My plan to use fabric paint as […]Read more "C2E2 2016: A Recap of Shenanigans"
Welcome to Day 1 of C2E2 Week! For the next few days, Nerd•ily will play host to several incredible guest writers for the occasion. In today’s installment, we have the wonderful Sadie Geerligs of Sadie by Design. Sadie is a cosplayer and YouTuber who competes, judges, and fights crime on the side. All of her […]Read more "C2E2 Week Guest Post: Con Crunch Crazies"
Well friends, we are officially a week away from C2E2! There are lots of exciting things going on in the meantime, and next week’s posts will be spectacular. Some of my blog buddies agreed to help me out, and are writing guest posts for C2E2 Week! I am beyond thrilled to work with some amazing, […]Read more "Becoming Data Pt. 2"
Real Talk: I decided that writing a post for Face Off was too stressful. As much as I love the show, the task of writing about it each week made me dread each new episode. Instead, I thought I would write a post that should have been shared a long time ago. It’s no secret that we love […]Read more "The DIYer’s Utility Belt: The Right Tools for the Job"
C2E2 was—as always—AMAZING! I got to see so many cool costumes, meet amazing people (Jamie and Adam from Face Off, and Sean Astin), and purchase great items from cool artists. I met some incredibly nice fans as well, and everyone I encountered was really polite and friendly. If you’ve never gone to a convention, you […]Read more "The $50 Cosplay Challenge Results!"