Crafts

Mushroom embroidered mask

Mushroom embroidered mask

This year at the renaissance festival was different this year because of the pandemic, but we didn't let it stop our fun! Sherwood Forest Faire implemented a mask mandate so we could all still attend.  This was the perfect opportunity to do a little crafting to have a mask that matched my outfit! My friends who had dressed up as gnomes previously had these adorable masks embroidered with mushrooms and leaves. So I dusted off my threading skills and took at shot at making my own!  I started with a simple sketch of what I wanted to thread, transferred that to the...

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Making of a Mushroom Parasol

Making of a Mushroom Parasol

Do you love that little parasol from my gnome outfit? You're not alone! I got so many compliments on it and it was super easy to make. Below I'll show you a bit of the process and how I made it.  I started with a red parasol, made out of a thin canvas kind of material. I had previously weather proofed it, with a water sealant spray. Highly recommend for those situations where you get caught in a light rain. The parasols are lightweight and really only made for sun, but this helped a lot.  Then I added spots with white...

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