<em>Star Wars</em> Pet Costuming for the Win —  Gamorrean Pug Guard

Chubbs the Pug is one amazing cosplayer and this year, GeekMom has the inside scoop on her newest creation...the Gamorrean Pug Guard!

My Daughter the Mermaid

Last summer, my then ten-year-old daughter made a mermaid tail. She's got a bit of an obsession with mermaids.

How Shoes of Prey Lets You Design the Shoe of Your Dreams

Shoes of Prey, a Sydney-based bespoke shoe company, combines a passion for technology with a love of shoes to create affordable, custom-designed shoes.

Clone, Bounty Hunter, and Jedi–The Many Faces of Dakster

For the past three years I've been an avid Star Wars cosplayer. I'm a Clone of the Republic, Jedi Knight, and I recently became a Bounty Hunter (who hunts clones...go figure right?). Each of these costumes has their ...

How to Make Your Own Steampunk Goggles

Want to turn a cheap pair of welding goggles into a pair of steampunk goggles? It's the must-have steampunk accessory. Like a little black dress, only awesomer.

April Block of the Month: Airship

It’s time for April’s block of the month in our steampunk quilt. This month we’re sailing on an airship. No worries about physics or how much weight must be at the bottom of that massive thing. ...

So, you want to join the 501st Legion? Well here is the ultimate step-by-step guide to how you too can become one of the members of the fighting 501st. The path of the Empire is a challenging one; it takes time and ...

Ready to finish your steampunk goggles? Let’s go! In part one of the steampunk goggles tutorial, we started with a pair of cheap welding goggles and applied Rub ‘n Buff to make the plastic look like aged ...

Last week I was browsing one of those pop-up Halloween stores in what was probably an abandoned Borders with a friend who apparently hasn’t tried to purchase a Halloween costume in some time. Our conversation ...

The Zombie Family Lives

Want to know what a crowd of almost 900 people dressed as zombies looks like? It looks something like this. Yes, I do think a zombie march is a fun family activity. There’s makeup and costumes. There’s ...