ZooShoo Haul & Review
*I received this product for free or at a discounted cost in exchange for my honest and unbiased feedback. These shoes are from ZooShoo on Amazon.*
I found these shoes to be true to size. I ordered them in my usual size (5.5) and they fit perfectly! They're not to narrow and not too wide--I feel they're the usual width most shoes are (they are a stiffer material though so unlike something like tennis shoes, there's not too much give if you do need them wider). The stiffness of them, due to the leather-like material (if not real leather), helps them keep their shape really well though! I find this helpful when storing. And don't worry, it's not so stiff it's difficult to get on. I found them really easy to get in and out of.
These shoes are really tall! Which isn't a bad thing--for me at least. I love tall shoes so these are great. I will admit they are taking some getting used to though--while I wear platforms often, I don't really wear heels too often. I definitely don't think these are an ALL day kind of shoe. These are great for going out and spending a few hours in though!
I got them in the color "Wine" and found the color to be true to what the image on the listing shows. I absolutely love them in this color as well! They give a pop of color to a dark outfit and have this edgy/grungy vibe--which is fitting for my style. I also really like the look the texture/material of the shoes give.
The soles have a little bit of padding but not by much. This doesn't make them uncomfortable but I would invest in some sole inserts if you plan to wear them fairly often (I do this with most of my heels anyways). The thickness of the heels keeps them more stable when walking (I find I can be a bit wobbly at first with thinner heeled shoes--but these ones help me wobble much less because of the thick heels). The shoes are also light weight, surprisingly! They don't feel heavy and your feet don't feel weighed down by them.
So overall, after a bit of getting used to (if you're not used to heels) I find them fairly easy to walk in and wear. I absolutely love the color and love the style of them! The shoes are really nice quality and are well made. These are definitely one of my new favorite pairs of shoes.
I plan to wear these shoes with more of my darker outfits. I have a lot of outfits that are mostly just black or monochrome. I feel these shoes will add a subtle pop of color with a lot of my outfits that only contain shades of grey, black and/or white. I don't plan to wear these daily but am definitely going to wear these for any short events or when going out for a short time and a nice occasion.
These shoes I also received for free or at a discounted price (in exchange for an honest, unbiased review) from ZooShoo on Amazon.
I really love these shoes! They fit perfectly/are true to size. They're made from this rubber-y, silicone-like material which is actually pretty comfortable and not very slipper (which I was semi-expecting). The soles aren't too padded unfortunately, but I think the material it's made from makes it softer and comfortable to wear. The straps are adjustable and I was able to easily adjust them so they felt secure and my feet didn't risk slipping around. There is a bit of a rubber-y smell at first, but I found that goes away fairly quickly.
I got it in the "Nude" color and found it to be just slightly lighter than the photo listed (which some color difference is to be expected due to various things--such as monitor differences, lighting, etc). I still love the color though! It's not drastically off or anything, just a shade or two lighter and is still great for summer and spring. By the way, these are great for summer and spring (like I just mentioned), no matter what color you get them in!
The shoes are fairly light, for being so large platform wise. They're easy to walk in without your feet feeling weighed down in any way. I've been able to wear them all day and have had no problems. Keep in mind, I've worn nothing but platform shoes for a few years now so I'm very used to shoes like this--I know it can usually take some getting used to.
The shoes do appear to be a bit on the more narrow side. I don't have wide feet so that wasn't a problem for me, but I feel that is something for people to be aware of.
The shipping was fast! I selected just the basic shipping method and they arrive in around a week.
Overall, I'm incredibly happy with these shoes. I think they're super cute, they fit my style (especially for around the summer and spring season--which is what I wanted these for) and they're easy to wear throughout the day. I love the color and I love the texture/material.
I plan to wear these shoes mostly in the spring and summer. During those seasons I tend to wear more light neutral colors (such as various shades of whites and nudes), as well as pastels. My style very much leans more towards a boho or festival style, so I figured these shoes could compliment that. I'll probably mostly wear them when I want a pop of color in an all white (or mostly white) outfit or with some of my more pastel/holographic styled outfits. The nude-pink color definitely gives me a variety of style options. I even find myself throwing them on when I just need to make a quick store run or something!
~Positive Outcomes Only~
Christmas 2016 Haul
Dark Silver Body Chain
It's a pretty simple but still really cute body chain. it fits nicely and gives any outfit a little something extra. The small string of rhinestones definitely adds to the chain and makes it much nicer and "fancy" in appearance.
Harley Quinn Figure
Harley Quinn is one of my favorite characters and I'd been wanting to start collecting figures so it was awesome to receive this from my Reddit secret Santa. She came with quite a few changeable parts (such as props and hands) which was pretty awesome. The figure it pose-able and well made too!
Geometric Crop Top - Pacsun -$17
The shirt is made super well and from nice materials. It also fits great and I love that it's a longer cut while still being semi-cropped. I do feel it has a bit too boxy of a shape too it, so the shape I don't enjoy as much. other than that it's a really cute piece that's pretty simple so it definitely goes with almost anything in my wardrobe. It gives an outfit a little something extra that a plain black crop top or tee just wouldn't.
Grumpy Cat Puzzle
This puzzle was a pretty fun way to spend extra time and just relax doing. It wasn't too challenging to complete at all, though. So if you're looking for something more difficult, this wouldn't be it.
This was such an interesting gift to receive from my Reddit secret Santa. It's a super interesting concept but I haven't gotten a chance to use it yet. I'm a bit intimidated about switching the photo sheets and needing to be in total darkenss--because I don't really have a room that never gets some sort of light in it. I'll have to figure something out soon though because I'm still excited to use this!
Hello Kitty Spatula
This is super cute and I want all of my kitchen appliances and tools to be Hello Kitty someday! It works just like any other silicone spatula would and just adds such a cute touch to any kitchen.
12 Piece Eyshadow
The colors in this palette are super pretty and are the colors I prefer wearing. I apologize I forgot to snap a picture of it open but I show it in the video above. Unfortunately, the eyeshadows are as pigmented as others I owned and take a couple of layers to get the true color to show up.
FMA DVD Set
Fullmetal Alchemist is my favorite anime so I was so excited to receive the first part of the dvd box set. The box cover art is so well done, and pretty cool even with it's simplicity.
Knitted Boots - QVC
These are great for wearing around the house. I love how cute they look and how comfortable they are. they're very warm as well so they're perfect for walking around in during the winter. I would not wear them outside though, they're just not really made for that and soak up any dampness or dirt really quickly.
Lauren Conrad Lace Crop Top
This top is just so incredibly gorgeous. And while I called it a crop top, like the other crop top I received, it's on the longer side and not actually all that cropped. It'd make a great top for a professional environment when paired with high wasted bottoms.
Mermaid Corset - Hot Topic - $34
I love this corset. It's pretty sturdy and made from thick sturdy fabric. I love the design of it and think it'll be perfect for cosplay!
High Wasted Floral Shorts - Pacsun - $30
These fit so well and are super comfortable to wear. I love the cut and the fact that they're a bit higher wasted. I can't wait to wear these when it warms up for the summer.
Harley Quinn Muscle Tee - Hot Topic
I love this style of shirt and the fact that it's Harley Quinn related makes it so much better. This is definitely going to become one of my favorite and most worn shirts. It's super comfortable too!
Summer Halter Top - Pacsun - $20ish
I'm excited to wear this for the summer. I think this will make a great top to wear to the beach, especially over a swim suit but it's also perfect for any bohemian themed outfits.
Singer ProFinish - eBay - $200
I've been wanting a serger for a long time to help finish my garments and costumes, as well as aid in sewing stretch fabrics. I have yet to learn how to work it yet, but I will be looking into that (reading and watching all the instruction manuals and tutorials it came with) real soon!
Espon Printer - Best Buy - $50
I really like how compact this printer is and that fact that it has a scanner too! My last printer was nice and compact and printed photos beautiful but lacked a scanner part. This one prints really well, but I will say that my old printer (Cannon Jet Ink printer of some sort) printed photos much better--the quality can't compare and I would still use the Cannon Jet Ink printer for photos if it still worked. Other than that comparison it does do it's job and the photos it print are in no way poor quality or bad, in fact they're really great. The price for it's ink is fairly decent as well.
Purple Lace Dress - Wet Seal - $20
I love this dress so much. I like that it has just a sheer lace for the sleeves and the low back. The cut, style and silhouette is so beautiful and the dress just looks so elegant. I also really love the deep purple color it came in. It's very well made and fits like a glove.
~Positive Outcomes Only~
Black & White Skirt - $6.76
The original brand is Charlotte Russe. The site listed it in good condition and I agree. It was basically like new. I saw nothing to say it had even been worn before. This is a size S and it fits great!
Tiger Sequins Top - $5.02
The original brand is Forever 21. The site listed it in good condition and I agree. The only thing I was disappointed with is it appeared to be shorter in length, more crop top-looking, than it actually was. This is a size M and it fits well.
Holographic Top - $3.01
The original brand is MOA. The site listed it in good condition and I agree. It appeared to be a crop top in the photo but turned out to be the length of a normal tee. It is an easy fix and still looks good with a skater skirt, so it's not much of a disappointment. It also had a pattern that couldn't be seen in the photo but still looks how I wanted and looks just as holographic in person. This is a size M and fits amazingly!
Black Crop Top - $6.79
The original brand is Soprano.The site listed it in good condition and I agree. It's exactly what I wanted! It appeared to be a crop top and was. The texture of the fabric is just like how it appeared in photos. This is a size XS and it fits perfectly!
Pink Skater Skirt - $7.50
The orginal brand is H&M. The site listed it in good condition and I agree. The skirt is much brighter in person that it appeared in the photos, but that's okay. I enjoy the bright neon pop it has. This is a size M and it fits great.
Knitted Sweater - $8.92
The original brand is Banana Republic. The site listed it as having a bit of wear but it's still pretty good. The only real wear to it is the fuzzies sweaters get over time, but none of the knitting was torn or worn down. The color also appeared to be black in the photos but is actually navy blue in person, so that's a little bit disappointing. This is a size M and it fits well.
Lace Tank Top - $7.12
The original brand is Papaya. The site listed it as good condition and I agree. It's exactly what I expected and I'm super happy with it. This is a size S and it fits great.
Silk Patterned Top - $10.80
The original brand is Worthington. The site listed it as good condition and I agree. I'm pretty sure it's never been worn before. This is a size M and it fits well.
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Toast Earrings ~ SF Anime Convention ~ $5
I didn't catch the name of the shop that sold these. The earrings are super adorable and well-made. They're such a unique design and the hooks aren't irritating to my ears at all. They're not heavy either and feel very light when worn.
Silver Creepers ~ eBay ~ $34ish
Bought these in the Silver Holographic color. They fit very well and are comfortable to wear. They're well made and sturdy but can get scuffed a bit easily. They're so cute and a great statement piece. By far, one of my favorite pairs of shoes. I'm in loved with creepers to start with, and the holographic design of these is just to die for.
Silver Skater Skirt ~ eBay ~ $9
Love this skirt. It fits well, but does not give much leeway--it does have a bit of stretch but not much. There is no elastic in the waist band and the band isn't made of very stretch material. I'd say it's probably only fit XS-M comfortably. The fabric is great and it's such a stand out piece. It's very well made too.
Yuno Gasai Shirt ~ Happy Monday ~ $20
In love with all their products. The fabric is great quality. The print on it is apart of the fabric and amazing quality as well. The entire product is just so sturdy and well made. The fit is great as well.
Vogue Beanie ~ eBay ~ $3
In love with this beanie. It's great quality, comfortable and fits great. I ordered it in the Vogue style.
Cute But Psycho Shirt ~ Happy Monday ~ $18
Once again, in love with their products. The shirt fits great and is amazing quality. I love the style of all their clothing. It's very comfortable to wear and sturdy.
Shego Cosplay ~ Erza Winters ~ $60
Love this cosplay. It's so well sewn and fits great. And for being worn/used before it's in amazing shape! I'm so excited to style a wig and get photos of this. She was one of my favorite cartoon characters growing up.
Macaroon cases ~ eBay ~ $1 each
These are so adorable. They're soft silicone cases. They can't fit much but they're great for small necklaces and rings, or earrings. They come in so many fun colors too!
Pony Earrings ~ Happy Monday ~ Free
I got these as a free gift when I purchased 2 (one $20 and one $30) items from them. They're super adorable and I was surprised to receive them. I'm totally in love with these, they're just so cute. They look like they're inspired by the older style of My Little Pony.
FMA Ring ~ eBay ~ $1.66
I bought this in the style D. I'm so happy with this order. Unlike the last one, this one's design wasn't messed up. It looks exactly like the picture and the adjustable band makes it fit perfectly. FMA is my favorite anime, so I'm super happy with this purchase.
Nail Polish ~ Daiso ~ $1.50 each
I always love the Kleancolor nail polish from Daiso. They're always vibrant and go on smoothly. They also last quite some time before any clipping or peeling occurs. They're a great product for such a low price.
Funko Pop Figures
Sylvanas ~ eBay ~ $11.19
Mad Moxxi ~ Game Stop ~ $10.99
Harley Quinn ~ Hot Topic ~ $10
Always will love the Funko Pop figures. They always look super cute and are well made. The packaging is wonderful too and so well designed.
Junko Mizuno Books
Cinderalla ~ Amazon ~ $13
Princess Mermaid ~ Amazon ~ $14
The listings are current ones I found, looking around on Amazon though I was able to get "Cinderalla" for $7 and "Princess Mermaid" for $8. I absolutely adore her artwork and the stories are so cute. The only reason I have these 4 hearts out of 5 is because sometimes the flow of the story feels a bit odd. But everything else about it is adorably creepy.
Watermelon Chapsticks ~ Walgreens ~ $3ish
The smell is amazing. Absolutely love that about the product. I am a bit sad that it doesn't feel as moisturizing as some other products I've used and I feel the need to use it more often, as well. The shape is adorable though.
Silver & Gold Eyeliner ~ Daiso ~ $1.50 each
Love these. They don't just add a line of clear product with some speckles of glitter. They add a line of color as well as the glitter, so it's very vivid and bold. They go on smoothly and seem to last long.
Matte Lip-stain ~ eBay ~ $1.08
I got it in the color number #18. It's a great product. I love how even when layered on top of a glossy or shiny color, it still creates a matte look. I love to layer it on top of the purple NYX lipstick to create a Cashmere color.
Hardcore Liquid Eyeliner ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I really like how the brush for this is more stiff and not as flimsy as other. The product is nice as well. It dries fairly fast and is vivid in color (in other words it doesn't dry a faded black).
Silver Mascara ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
This is such a fun product to have. It may not be for everyday wear but it can add a bold aspect to makeup looks. It lasts quite a while and actually comes out a nice, glittery, silver color.
Brown Mascara ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
It's a bit difficult to transfer the product from the brush to the eyelashes. The color gives a nice natural look, though. Brown mascara can be handy for creating fake freckles too! I really like the mascara wand on this product as well (bristle wise), I just wish the brush was a bit more sturdy/stiff.
Macaroon Necklace ~ Saphiraz Lil Jewels ~ $8
This is so adorable. The macaroons are so tiny and still so detailed. I'm in love with this piece and it gives such a cute touch to any outfit.
Mint-ish Green Wig ~ eBay ~ $9ish
I got this in the color Green. It's incredibly long and really nice quality. It has a bit of a shiny but nothing to drastic or bad. It fits great as well. I also love the color.
Twinsies Lipstick ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I like the color but it wasn't exactly what I was expecting. The product also doesn't go on very smoothly and feels a bit odd and dry when first applied. The color is really pretty and I like how it has two different colors in one stick so that it mixes to create a unique shade.
NYX Lipstick ~ eBay ~ $5.40
It's a lot brighter than expected and doesn't have as much of a grey tone as it does on the stick. It is very creamy and easy to apply, though--the creaminess can sometimes be an unwanted thing though since you'll typically need a liner to make sure it doesn't run. It can also make the color spread unevenly sometimes, which isn't a big deal after you blot it. I do like the color though. It's a bit bright for my taste but I love the fact that it's an actual lavender color and for a decent price. It'll look great with pastel looks. It also looks great when mixed with other lip colors.
Anime Eye Crop Top ~ eBay ~ $4.49
I got it the stle #12 Tear. Even though the material is a bit thin and not as thick or sturdy feeling as the Happy Monday crop tops, I'm completely happy with this. It's still well sewn, the print is a part of the fabric and well done. The fit is amazing. The stretcher, thinner fabric allows it to be more form fitting, which I love.
Pixel Sailor Moon Crop Top ~ Happy Monday ~ $19.99
Like always, I'm in love with their products. They're well made, fit great and the print/style is perfect. I'm in love with all the fandom and anime/manga designs they have.
Rei Crop Top ~ Happy Monday ~ $17.96
Once again, amazing quality. Don't want to keep repeating myself. I will mention I buy all my clothing in Small or Small/Medium.
Sailor Moon Skirt ~ Happy Monday ~ $30
In love with the print, design, fabric. Everything's sturdy and well made. The design is amazing and flawless. The fit is pretty good, the band doesn't have as much stretch to it as I expected but it does have a zipper on the side. I'd also like it if it had a bit more fabric all together--so that the skirt was a little more bunched/ruffled and flowy looking. It is still very cute though.
Mini Moon Skater Dress ~ eBay ~ $10.44
I bought it in the color Pink. The fit is great. The fabric is a bit thin but it does have quite a bit of stretch to it and is very comfortable to wear. I'm absolutely in love with the design. It's pretty well sewn, as well.
Sweat Pea Body Spray ~ Bath & Body Works ~ $5ish
A little goes a long way. It's lasting quite some time. I've used it quite often and it looks like hardly any product is gone. The smell is great as well!
L'Oreal Strength Solution Spray ~ Walmart ~ $7
It seems to be doing what it's super to do. My hair feels a bit nicer after using and so far the condition of my hair is pretty good. It doesn't seem to have made too big of a difference though.
L'Oreal Smoothing Creme ~ Walmart ~ $6
It certainly makes my hair feel smoother after using, as well as make it look sleeker and silky. I do have to use quite a bit of product though to do so. It also helps control the frizz and is usable even with non-straightened hair.
L'Oreal Collection Exclusive Listick: Eva's Nude ~ Target ~ $6ish
Love the color. The product feels and looks great. It's amazing color and goes on smoothly. It's a great nude shade for my skin tone and natural lip color.
L'Oreal Lipliner: Timeless Coral ~ Target ~ $6
This goes great with the lipstick above. It's a great nude color to match both that and my skin tone/natural lip color. It goes on easily and last quite some time.
Copics and Prismacolors
I've purchased all these from various stores (such as Micheals, Flax, eBay) for various prices (usually between $5-8). In love with these markers. I see why they're professional markers. There's such a HUGE difference in quality between these and Crayola markers. Copics are even refillable (at least most are). The brush nibs are by far my favorite style of nibs too. I'm in love with these markers, they're so great for art pieces.
Hardy Candy Concealer Palette ~ Walmart ~ $5
The colors do a great job at concealing, I mostly just use the yellow and green. The product doesn't take very much for good coverage and goes on smoothly.
Totoro Phone Case ~ eBay ~ $5
I got this in the color grey. I love this case. It offers a bit of padding for most falls, keeping the phone safe (don't take my word that it always will--it's not an otterbox). It's a bit bulky so it may not always fit in a pocket, but it's just so cute. It's always a conversation piece too!
Hard Candy Cosmetic Glitter ~ Walmart ~ $5
Can be applied easily and shows up pretty well. A little product goes a long way, so it'll last quite some time. But glitter is glitter, it's the herpes of the makeup world, so you'll be finding glitter specks everywhere for quite some time after using.
Knit Designed Socks ~ Daiso ~ $1.50 each
They're super cute, comfortable and well made. They don't have too much stretch but fit great for smaller feet like mine. They're breathable too and nice to wear during the summer. They also looks super cute with pastel outfits.
Sailor Moon Selfie Stick ~ eBay ~ $12.69
I got it in the style Moon. It's super adorable and easy to use. It also, really does, make for some great selfie-taking. I am just in love with the fact that it's Sailor Moon.
Pink Wig ~ eBay ~ $7.50
I got it in the color Rose-Red. It was originally super long before styling. It styled fairly easily too. It does have a bit of shine to it though. The color is perfect for the character and it's comfortable to wear. It fits nicely, as well. It's also really thick.
Kitty Bank ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
Whenever I go to Daiso I almost always pick up a new piggy bank (as long as they have a new style available). This one is a cute little cat. The piggy bank is made of ceramic and fairly well made.
Fabric Marker ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
This is a marker designed to trace and draw on patterns and markings on the backside of fabric. It shows up well on most colors (other than the same shade of pink as the marker). It's washable and will come off the fabric. I also don't have any struggle to get it to write on different fabrics.
False Eye Lashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
These eyelashes are really long and look pretty natural as well! They're comfortable to wear too. I believe the brand is Beauty or just a Daiso store brand and the style number is W202.
False Eyelashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
Another Daiso store brand. These are pretty long and fairly natural looking thanks to the criss-cross placement of the lashes. They're fairly comfortable to wear as well.
False Eyelashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
These are my favorite lashes. The lashes are super long and pretty, and the half length makes them the most comfortable to wear and easy to put on.
False Eyelashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
These aren't lashes I would wear daily, but they're great for cosplay! They're lashes for the the bottom lash line and I love the style of them.
False Eyelashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I love the dramatic look of these lashes. I like how toward the center the lashes are natural looking and towards the end they get more dramatic and fuller.
False Eyelashes ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I love how long these lashes are. They're super pretty and fairly comfortable to wear.
Rose Box ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
It's just a cute little box I like to store some of my jewelry in. It adds such a cute and delicate quality to the area.
Sewing Pins ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I love these pins so much. Not only are they cute with the different colored diamonds as toppers, but the pins are sharp and go through fabric easily, without any struggle.
Tracing Wheel ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I haven't really gotten the chance to use this yet. I feel like this will come in hand with some fabric and patterns, as well as other art projects.
Gold Lipstick ~ Daiso ~ $1.50
I love the Kleancolor brand of makeup, especially their lipstick. They're packaged so cutely and very vibrant in color. I plan to use this for some makeup tutorial ideas I have in mind.
Marilyn Monroe Tank ~ Factory 2U ~ $10
This shirt is good quality. It's been through quite a few washes and the picture is still full on the shirt, as well as the rest of the shirt is still going strong. It didn't shrink either. It's comfortable to wear but is slightly sheer.
Selfie Tee ~ Factory 2U ~ $10
This is one of my favorite shirt. I love the style of clothing this goes with. It's comfortable to wear. They print is still fully on the tee even after so many washes.
White Sweater ~ Forever 21 ~ $11-14ish
The quality is nice. There are a few loose "stitches/knitted pieces". I'd also like it if it was a bit longer. The fit overall is alright, though. The sweater itself is also fairly soft and comfortable to wear.
White Knitted Tank Top ~ Forever 21 ~ $16
This is one of my favorite tops for summer. The straps were fairly long though so I had to tie them at the top, but it still looks cute when worn. It's good quality too and so far none of the knitted pieces have come loose or undone.
San Francisco Tee ~ eBay ~ $6.33
I bought this in style #3. It's fairly comfortable to wear and fits well. I like the print and so far it hasn't faded. I really like the style of clothing is goes with. I haven't gotten the chance to wear this too much, with it being summer and all.
Mind Over Matter Muscle Tee ~ Forever 21 ~ $10
This has been another favorite shirt of mine. I love the style and the fit, plus it's great for summer. I've worn it so often and even after so many washes the text is still fully there, not faded. It's great quality.
Black & Grey Striped Sweater ~ Forever 21 ~ $15
It's a heavier sweater so I haven't worn it much. The quality is good and it's comfortable to wear. I would like it if it wear a bit longer. None of the knitted pieces have come loose or undone though.
Cream Tank/Crop Top ~ Forever 21 ~ #13
The quality is great. The back design is really strappy, and one of my favorite parts of the shirt. And while it is a crop top, it's on the longer side--which I enjoy. I've worn it fairly often this summer.
Army Jacket ~ Forever 21 ~ $30ish
This is my favorite jacket. I've worn it out almost daily since it still gets a bit chilly here. But since it's on the lighter side it makes it great for the cooler summer days and fall! The quality is great although one pocket has begun to unthread a bit (due to weight ~ from my phone).
Crystal ~ Paxton ~ $15
Love this crystal. It's fairly large but I think it'll look kinda cool on a necklace. It has a pretty "broken glass" look on the inside too. The cut is great as well.
March 2015 Haul
So as you'll notice down below, I have a new way of reviewing the products. It's like a star rating system but with hearts!
E.L.F. Makeup Mist & Set ~ Kmart ~ $3.00
This does exactly what it says. When you first spray it on it feels hydrating and refreshing. Ever since using this product I've noticed my makeup stays looking how it did when I first applied it throughout the entire day! Usually, my foundation would begin to wear off and areas of my face that get sort of red sometimes (like around the nostrils) would show through, but with this it hasn't happened.
Armor Ring ~ eBay ~ $1.31
I ordered this in the color silver. I love this ring sooo much and wear all the time. It has an adjustable ring band so it's able to fit me very well. I should note on fingers shorter than mine it may get a bit too long (with where the bands are positioned).
Hand Harness Chain Bracelet ~ eBay ~ $0.79
I ordered this in the color silver. It's a very nice and simple piece of jewelry. The chain does feel like it could be a bit fragile, so I have to take extra care not to snag it on something. The wrist part of it isn't adjustable and made for smaller wrists, so anyone with larger wrists may need to use chain extenders.
Stacking Midi-Rings ~ eBay ~ $0.99
Comes in a set of 3. I ordered this in the color Silver. The rings are nice and I love the look of them. They are adjustable which is a good thing, because they are very large for my fingers. I guess the downside would be with how much I have to tighten the rings the metal begins to over lap and it forms an awkward shape.
Fake Nose Rings ~ eBay ~ $0.99
Comes in a set of 2. I ordered this in the color Pink.
I love these so much. The price was great with it being 2 for a $1. They're available in so many different colors too! They're very easy to put on and take off and comfortable to wear.
Black Ball Choker ~ eBay ~ $1ish
The listing no longer exists. If you try searching for velvet chokers I'm sure you can find something similar though. When I received it, it was covered in some sort of dust but luckily could be cleaned off. The ball on it though had quite a few deep scratches. The choker, while adjustable, is still far too big for my neck and has to be safety pinned if I want it to fit well.
Crystal Elf Ear-Ear Cuff ~ eBay ~ $1.58
The piece is lovely and one of my favorite pieces of jewelry. It's worn on the left ear which is perfect and what I was looking for since my bangs go to the right. The downside would be it is a fairly heavy piece of jewelry and the adjustable cuff part towards the top does feel like if it's adjusted too much or too often it will snap.
Flat Top Makeup Brush ~ eBay ~ $1.86
The exact listing no longer exists (I purchased it for $1.50) but this is the same brush. There's many listings of this same brush so you may find one for cheaper. This brush is my absolute favorite. It's better and I love the results so much more than any of the other foundation brushes and beauty blender or sponges I've use. It makes my makeup smooth, blended and almost airbrushed looking.
Contour Palette ~ eBay ~ $2.48
I've used this palette for quite some time. The old one lasted me a year or more and I used it quite often. Powder/packed contour is my preferred way to contour. While I own and like the cream contour palettes, I feel they give a heavier look while this gives a more subtle and natural look.
Jinx Earrings ~Convention (Complexwish) ~ $10
These were one of my favorite purchases this month. The artwork is amazing and adorable. The League champion is one of my favorites! The earrings are reversible and sturdy. The seller also has such a large variety of characters and the artwork is just perfect!
Gold Anklet Chain ~ eBay ~ $1.00
This piece is absolutely beautiful and perfect for summer or a trip to the beach. It can tangled or twisted often but is easily untangled. The chain is thin and feels fairly fragile, so I'll have to take care not to snag it on anything.
Pink Bra Set ~ eBay ~ $5.43
I forgot to film this product for the video. I love the look of this lingerie set but unfortunately I got a fault-y piece. The seller refunded me the price of the bra (since the bottoms were fine). With the bra a strap was missing and it didn't even have the piece where the bra would hook (since these are removable bra straps). Also, even though it's in the correct sizing, the ruffles get stretched out and don't look as frilly or cute when worn. I love the color and everything but I unfortunately had many problems with the top.
Rose Pattern Overalls ~ Kmart ~ $17
I finally picked up a pair of overalls. I love the style and pattern of these. The only thing I find myself slightly disliking in the short style/length, but even then it's nothing too bad or that can't be fixed. It's nice quality.
Fake Leather Pants ~ Kmart ~ $12
I love these pants. They fit super well and have a great shape to them. They also have a slight stretch to them and are comfortable to wear. I originally picked them up to modify them for my Gamora cosplay but I found them so perfect for casual wear that I changed my mind.
Plaid Sheer Sweater ~ Kmart ~ $6
It's a bit odd looking on the rack but looks much better when worn. Unfortunately the front is quite a bit shorter than the back, so I don't enjoy the cut/length very much. Other than that this top is really cute.
Navy Blue Bow Tank ~ gift
I love this top. It's so cute and perfect for summer. It's light weight and is made out of breathable fabric.
Junko Hair Clips ~ eBay ~ $4.95
These are super perfect and great quality. They're easy to just clip into the wig/hair. They're also a reasonable price! :)
Hot Pink Wig ~ eBay ~ $.99
I ordered it in the color Rose Red. It's very long and super soft. It's a thicker wig as well which is great! It's also the perfect color for my Annie cosplay. The listing shows something a bit brighter just due to lighting and computer differences, but the color was fairly similar (just not as bright/glowy! xD).
_Navy Socks ~ eBay ~ $2.10
I ordered it in the color Navy. Nice quality and the perfect color for my Shiro cosplay! They're thinner fabric so they need to be handled with a bit more care.
Shiro Cosplay ~ eBay ~ $27.99
I love this cosplay so much. The sizing listed was true to size. I ordered a size small. Everything is so incredibly well made and made from great quality fabric. It even came with a few pieces not noted in the listing which is great! It's also so comfortable to wear. I ordered a different pair of socks (just above this) for the cosplay, so I've been wearing the socks that came with these casually. They're such nice quality and fit well.
Shiro Wig ~ eBay ~ $12.00
I recieved mine from an auction and got it for $12.00, so the listing I've linked is not exact and I'm sure you can search around for other auctions or listings to find different prices. This wig is incredibly long. It's not too thin but not super thick either, which is fine. It's coloring is great. It did not come styled if anyone's wondering, that is something I'll be doing myself. It's really nice quality too.
Screw Driver ~ Savemart ~ $5ish
It's a screw driver. Not sure what to say. It does what it's suppose to just fine. I do find it convenient that it has a place to hold the different piece around the end and am happy it came with so many different pieces.
Xbox Controller ~ Amazon ~ (gift)
Also not very sure what to say about this. It's a controller and it does it's job. It arrived nicely and so far I have found no faults with it.
Star Lamp ~ eBay ~ $6.20
I have yet to finish putting this together. The instructions' pictures are more helpful than any of the writing considering it's in a different language xD. One piece is a bit off (not necessarily broken but not exactly how it should be), luckily it was able to be fixed with a bit of tape xD. The packaging was slightly weird and some of the pieces where lose/came lose when shipping (didn't leave the packaging, but wasn't in it's slot in the Styrofoam either).
Positive outcomes only!~
January/February 2015 Haul
Heart & Spike Garter ~ eBay ~ $8.99
I forgot to include this in my video! Oops. I am obsessed with these though and want so many other type of, not only garters, but elastic and chain top and arm pieces, as well. The spikes are screw on so you do have to be cautious of them coming unscrewed and falling off (I've had it happened but luckily found the spike and made sure to tighten them all~they loosen up after a while though). Everything else about it seems fine and well made. It's adjustable not only because of the elastic in the back but because it's also an adjustable strap (meaning u can make the elastic band longer or shorter~think backpack straps).
Pink Crystal - gift
Got another crystal!! This one's from a friend. I love the way this one is wrapped and the style of string it came with. I most definitely need to pick up some more!
Purple Lipstick ~ eBay ~ $2.48
This was color #3 on the exact listing. It's a very pigmented purple. I wish it would've been a darker purple but it's alright since it can be darkened up with an ombre effect (which I have a tutorial for on my YouTube channel). It seems to last for a decent amount of time, but like most, isn't immune to drinking and eating.
32 Piece Pink Makeup Brush Kit ~ eBay ~ $11.99
The kit is so pretty. All the brushes are well designed along with the packaging. The brushes themselves are soft and have little to no shedding. It comes with such a large variety of brushes too! They all work well. I am a little sad that it didn't come with a flat top brush but I was able to just pick up that specific brush individually.
Pastry & Sweets Erasers ~ gift
No idea where you find these (I believe I seen them in arts & craft isles at different stores like Target and Walmart). I prefer to use them for some cute little decorations rather than actual erasers.
Backpack ~ eBay ~ $12.96
It looked slightly more pink in the original photos I saw but it's alright. I plan to make a cover for my Annie cosplay. Overall, the actual backpack itself is very well made, light and comfortable to carry and super cute. It's also quite spacious for being a smaller bag.
White Tall Boots ~ eBay ~ $19.99
I bought these in a size 5. They are true to size and fit extremely well. They're also really well made and fairly comfortable to wear (for being heels). The heels aren't too tall or thin either for those who prefer shorter heels or wedges (making them easier to walk in and for longer, as well).
Luna Tights ~ eBay ~ $4.74
I believe I forgot to show these in the video as well. I also can't find the exact listing on eBay but just search "Luna Tights". They're well made. The black color is actual fabric and not just painted on. The only "painted on" aspects are the facial details and it won't fade easily. They're fairly thick tights meaning they won't rip or tear easily either (but must still be treated with care, obviously). They're really well made and I'm extremely happy with them. Super cute and great for Sailor Moon fans!
Tibbers ~ Riot Merch ~ $37
It's $30 and was $7 shipping. It arrived at a decent speed (I believe it ships from the United States). It's a decent size for the price and extremely well made and soft. Perfect for my upcoming Annie cosplay too!
Strawberry Hair Rollers ~ eBay ~ $1.83
These are cute sponge hair rollers you use to curl your hair. You wrap your hair in them while it's wet then remove them once dry. They're sponge material so it's comfortable to sleep with them in. They're also easy to use.
Sanrio Stationary ~ gift
I love stationary. Especially cutesy one. I have a lot of Sanrio stationary so this fits right in! It's always super cute and makes for great letters (when you have reason to send them xD). The packaging for the stationary is adorable, as well.
Pink Pigtail Wig ~ eBay ~ $10.50
I won my wig in an auction so the link is not exact. The wig is extremely nice. It's really thick and long and has little to no shedding. It's also very soft and comfortable to wear.
Pink & Brown Wig ~ eBay ~ $12.50
I won this wig in an auction but it's easy to find if you just search brown and pink wig. The fringe does come at the length shown in the photo instead of the usually longer length to allow personal styling. It is also a bit on the thinner side but not so thin it's unusable (I just prefer really thick wigs). It has little to no shedding.
Manga Studio Program ~ gift
I have yet to really use this program so I can't give too much of a review on it. I do believe this is an older version. I can't give a cost or where to find it since it was a gift, but I'm sure through Google it'll be able to be found.
Gesso ~ eBay ~ $6.44
I can't find the exact listing but I'm sure it can also be found at local craft stores for possibly cheaper. This stuff is great for covering props and smoothing out and seams or lines. Can be sanded and doesn't take too long to try.
Heat Gun ~ Harbor Freight ~ $9
From the brand Drill Master. It was on sale for half off when I purchased it. It's just a basic heat gun and works great.
Dremel 7300 ~ Walmart ~ $30ish
Works great. It was the cheapest rotary tool they had. Very basic and came with 5 accessories. Can fit with any other Dremel accessories later if needed.
Red Bodysuit ~ eBay ~ $14.37
Fits true to size. Doesn't have TOO much stretch but does have enough. It's very shiny. Seems to be pretty well made.
December 2014 Haul
Gift Cards for Forever 21 and Joann's Fabric Store
Just some gift cards I received. Not much to say about these except I'm excited to spend them and already have spent one.
Pillow - QVC
I'm not sure of the exact brand but it's one of the higher quality ones. The pillow has My Pillow written all over it. It is super comfortable though and full.
E.L.F. Eyeshadow Book
E.L.F. eyeshadows are amazing. They're super pigmented. These specific eyeshadows are shimmery/glittery. The shimmer is all the way throughout the entire piece of eyeshadow (I note this because some eyeshadows that are shimmery/glittery only lay the shimmer/glitter on top and it gets used up quickly).
E.L.F. 32 Piece Eyeshadow Palette
This palette has some of my favorite colors to use in it (especially the gold). They're incredibly pigmented and the shimmer/glitter runs all the way throughout the eyeshadow piece.
Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix
I haven't tried it yet but I have tried this brand and they do have really good hot chocolate. I'm really excited to try these different flavors.
Legend of Zelda Tee - Hot Topic
Super cute shirt! I love this. Great quality like any other Hot Topic shirt. I got it in a size small.
Solar Powered Penguin - .99 Cent Store
These are always so cute. I have a slight problem with buying so many --but they're always just a dollar sooo.. Anyways these make for some cute little nick-nacks to have around a room or home.
Been wanting one of these for a while. I assume this was gotten from Japan Town, San Francisco. This is basically a hole puncher for seaweed and you can use it to decorate rice and other dishes. It's especially great to make cute bento boxes.
Mini Moon Tee - Hot Topic
Another nice top from Hot Topic. Love that it's Sailor Moon (like from the anime Sailor Moon, I know the character is Sailor Mini Moon). Good quality of course. I believe this is a size medium.
Philosophy Pistachio Meringue Shampoo, Bubble Bath, Body Soap - QVC
I've owned products from them before and they're always really nice. It makes my hair feel nice and smells really good. I also love the packaging. The product lasts quite a while, as well.
Sailor Mars Lingerie/Bikini - eBay- $10.44
The material isn't the greatest but it's overall well made --you'll probably just need to iron it. The bra is wired and has little padding. So if you like push-up, you're going to have to add your own or may not be interested. This was a one size item. I feel like it could fit up to a US large (maybe larger --it does have elastic bands so it can stretch quite a bit).
Hot Cocoa Sampler
I haven't tried this brand yet but I love all the different flavors of hot chocolate. I'm so ready for winter now!
Ellen Tracy Eyebrow Kit
Really nice kit. I love the stencils and they're fairly easy to use. The palette itself is very pigmented. The brush isn't top of the line but it is good enough. The eyeliner is nice as well.
Orange Wig - eBay - $17.86
Super nice quality and really thick. It's also really long. It does have quite a bit of shine but that can be taken away with baby or talcum powder. Bangs come as really long side bangs so that they can be cut and styled as desired.
Pig Coin Purse
This makes me so happy. It's rubber-y material and really sturdy. It's so cute too! I love pigs.
FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 - eBay- $117.49
Included 5 packs of film (10 sheets each), selfie/mirror lens, and marker. Came with a wrist strap as well.
It's really easy to use and really easy to just run through the film. The film is a bit expensive too --it's about a $1 per sheet (so packs of 10 are between $8-12). I love the color. The selfie lens is really helpful when taking selfies of just you or with friends. Note that the flash will always go off no matter what setting. The ink is also in the photo so when a picture is developing be careful not to shake it around much. Photos develop quickly --within a minute or two. I love the feel of these vintage-y photo styles (childhood!!).
E.L.F. Lengthening & Defining Mascara
E.L.F. products are always great. This mascara is awesome. Doesn't clump and does appear to add length. I like the brush style as well.
Bath & Body Hand Sanitizer in Sweat Pea & Pumpkin Caramel Latter, and Owl Hand Sanitizer Carrier
Bath & Body always has great products. Both hand sanitizers smell really good. The case for them is just so cute and different as well. It also makes for a helpful little flashlight if/when needed.
BlackHead Out Nose Strips (10 Sheets) - eBay - $2.69
These are much different from the other ones I ordered. This have a more cloth-y and flexible feel to them. They also have no scent (at least not a bad scent). I do have to trim these down because it gets too close to my under-eye area and can be irritating when waiting. The other ones I had feel like the removed black heads better than these ones but that may just be because I didn't have many to start with anyways. These feel more moisturizing afterwards though. Both are really good and get the job done.
Strawberry Skittles Candle
I love that it's pink and strawberry and Skittles! It smells amazing and the little glass it's in is really pretty.
Sheer Black Top
Nice quality top. I really like sheer blouses like this.
Bali Mango Body Lotion from Bath & Body Works
Smells so good! It's really moisturizing. Once again another great quality product from Bath & Body Works. It's a huge bottle with a lot of product that it definitely going to last a long time.
The slippers are so cute. Although, the eye did break off of one almost right away --but it can be glue back on. They're pretty comfortable. I also didn't expect them to be super warm because the material was different from other slippers I've had, but they are!
These are the softest and warmest pajama bottoms I own. I love the cute puppy print and the pink coloring.
Pink Scissors - QVC
They're designed to cut through thicker and sturdy materials and they do exactly that. They look a little awkward to hold and cut with but they actually aren't and work just like a normal scissors.
Purple Purse Organizer - QVC
This is really helpful especially if you switch purses daily or to match outfits. Now I feel like I should and want to look into getting more and different styles or purses so I can switch them out more often and style them with different outfits. Good quality material and well made.
Pink Knit Jumper
Love the color. Well made. It's not the most flattering shape but it is meant to be over-sized so it still looks cute. It's pretty warm too.
Black & Red Sweater
I think I'll use this for another casual Harley Quinn cosplay, maybe Christmas next year. It's well fitted and warm. Really good quality of course.
Blue & White Sports Sweater
This is really warm and soft. I really love the color too. It's purpose is for active wear but I may also use it as a pajama top because it's so warm and soft.
Halo Portable Cellphone Charger - QVC
This was a little tricky to learn how to work but once I got it working it was super helpful. It charges my phone pretty fast as well. I also like that it came in this cute wallet like shape and doesn't take up much space.
Silver/Lavender Mixed Wig - eBay (auction) - 6.50
I absolutely love this wig. I want my actual hair this color. The wig is pretty long and thick. It's a nice quality and doesn't have much shine so it can look pretty natural. It came with straight cut bangs but they're long enough so that they could easily be swept into a side bang.
90s Choker - eBay - $0.99
Same quality as any of these chokers back in the 90s. It's very stretchable so it easily fitted me. Comfortable to wear. Love the vibe it can give an outfit.
Solar Powered Rose - 99 Cent Store - $1
Like I mentioned earlier I have a slight problem with buying so many of these things. They're so cute though and cheaply priced.
Tall Lace-Up Boots - Forever 21 - $39.80
Love these boots. They go up to just under my knee. They have a zipper on the side so one you have the lacing situated, you can just zip and unzip them to take them on and off. Feels well made and like good material.
Distressed Los Angeles Sweater - Forever 21 - $22.80
Sweater goal for a while now. I love the vibe and look of distressed sweaters. I also loved the print on this one and the placement of the "tears". It's a small but runs over-sized for a loose and comfy feel. Great quality.
Floppy Brim Fedora - Forever 21 - $14.90
Dream hat for a while now. It's fit is a bit of a loose fit but it actually helps it sit on my head the way I want. It pulls together so many of my outfits now.
Diet Coke Muscle Tee - Forever 21 - $9.99
Such a cute shirt. Recommened you wear some sort of bandeau or cute bra underneath since you can see it from the side. I love how long this top is too. It's a size small and falls to about mid-thigh, so it looks great and super cute with shorts. I'll definitely being wearing this a lot in the summer!
December: Japan Town Haul
Bunny Piggy Bank - Daiso - $1.50
So cute! It's like a marshmallow bunny. I love piggy banks so much.
Lucky Cat - Daiso - $3
Something I bought for my grandma. If placed right it's suppose to bring good luck and wealth. Not sure if it works though but I do think it made a cute gift.
Twinsider Mascara -Daiso - $1.50
Love this mascara. It's not clumpy and it goes on smoothly. It does add a little length or at least a lengthy look.
Foot Mask - Daiso - $1.50
It's a pack of 2. It's very similar in feel and effect wise to face masks, at least the other face masks I've bought from Daiso.
BB Face Mask - Daiso - $1.50
I always pick this up whenever I go to Daiso. It comes in a pack of two. It always makes my face feel smoother and softer after using it.
Macaroon Squishy - Ichiban - $1.88
I love these things so much. They had some bread bun ones at Daiso but these just drew my attention so much more. It may be because I love cutesy and pink and am obsessed with macaroons, though. It's also well made and I've had no problems with it so far.
Hello Kitty Waffle Squishy - Ichiban - $1.48
I'm a little more careful with these next two squishies because some of the sprinkles can flake off. It is overall well made though. It's super cute as well. I love cute foods! Plus it's Hello Kitty!
Hello Kitty Donut Squishy - Ichiban - $1.48
Another super cute "Hello Kitty meets cute foods" squishy! Once again the sprinkles are able to be flaked off if picked at or too rough. Over all it is well made though.
All the squishies, I feel, we're a great price for the size and details!
Donut Headphone Holder - Daiso - $1.50
They can be a little tricky to learn how to use, especially since it has no instructions or explanations. These are super cute though! And as always I love cute things like this.
Makeup Wipes - Daiso - $1.50
There are 35 wipes in this pack. Apparently they have collagen and olive oil, both are good for your skin. They also work well and one cloth can remove all every day makeup. But I will always recommend using eye makeup remover for your eye makeup (less scrubbing).
Rice Seasoning - Ichiban - $2.29
My favorite rice seasoning. I believe it's seaweed and egg. I always pick this up whenever I go to Japan Town.
Scrunchy - Daiso - $1.50
I haven't worn a scrunchy since I was young but I've been wanting to accessorize more so I figured this will go great with some pastel outfits I wear.
Scrunchy - Daiso - $1.50
I picked up this scrunchy to go with quite a few outfits I've been wearing lately. A lot of them have either been slightly edgy or just black and gold themed.
Pore Care Pack - Daiso - $1.50
It's a stiff sheet and I do have to trim the edges because it's too large for my nose and hits under my eyes, irritating it. I also don't care for the smell at all (I breath out of my mouth). But it does work! It takes out any blackheads (not sure if ALL of them but some--I didn't have many to start). It also leaves your skin feeling softer. Comes in a pack of 4 sheets.
Eyelashes - Daiso - $1.50
Love these eyelashes. The style is just so pretty and glam feeling. The packaging is also really pretty and what drew my eye in the first place.
Eyelashes - Daiso - $1.50
I always pick up these lashes whenever I go to Daiso. I love half lashes. They're super long looking but can look at least semi-natural at the same time. They're also more comfortable, for me personally, than full lashes (although, I've started trimming down my full lashes more).
Top Coat Nail Polish - Daiso - $1.50
It's quick drying. It's also a decent sized polish bottle. It's just a normal top coat other than that. I like it though.
Strawberry Cellphone Decor - Daiso - $1.50
Love this! I saw it and knew it was a must have. It's super cheap and sooo cute to have hanging from your phone. I love that it has the option to remove the cellphone strap and just be able to use the headphone jack attachment.
Eyebrow Pencil - Daiso - $1.50
I love this. The color is perfect. The pencil itself is really thin or flat (so it's long one way but thin the other --making it easier, for me at least, to fill in my brows). It also goes on smoothly.
Phone Stylus - Daiso - $1.50
I picked this up to make photo editing and game apps easier to use. It really does help with that too! Works just fine with my iPhone 4. I also really like how it was designed. It's not super cutesy but it is really pretty and semi-glam.
Kleancolor Neutral Zone Palette - Daiso - $1.50
I love all the colors in this palette. Perfect for smokey eyes. They're all super pigmented and really shiny/glittery. Unlike some eyeshadows it's glitter isn't just on the top layer, it's throughout the whole eyeshadow. It also comes off just as shimmer on your skin.
Panda Mug - Ichiban - $4
Bought this as a gift for my grandma and she loved it. It has a super cute print around the whole mug. The top of the mug is just as cute. The mug is glass though so it may not be the best idea to take it to go, especially if you're a bit clumsy.
Scented Nail Polish by Kleancolor - Daiso - $1.50 each
Always been in love with these. Note: these do not smell in the bottle themselves. If you open the bottle and smell it, it'll smell like any other nail polish. In order to smell the scents you have to apply it and let it dry. In other words, it only gains it's claimed scent when it's dry. When wet it smells like normal nail polish (not so good). It's insane how it really does smell like what it claims to (I bough vanilla and pudding scented polishes).
Pig Rice Bowl - Daiso - $1.50
Just had to pick up this cute little rice bowl. I love pigs after all and rice so this was just perfect. Good quality too.
Danbo - eBay - $3.59
It feels fairly fragile so I recommend handle it with care. It is super cute though and the packaging is just perfect. Everything came in one piece and fully functioning. When buying off eBay I recommend search around for listings since I've seen some price this particular Danbo size at $20+, pay attention to the seller's ratings as well.
Solar Powered Bobble Items - Dollar Store - $1
These make for cute little decorations and nic-nacs to have around the house or your room. So far so good, pretty sturdy. If you have noticed the flower ones can be found in those arcade games where you grab/win prizes.
Jordana Lipstick: Orange & Blackberry - Savemart - $1.59
Love these lipsticks. Super cheap, available is so many colors and very pigmented. The blackberry color is a color I've been dying to have and is perfect for autumn and winter.
Asian Doll Things - Grandma - Free
Not sure what these are. My grandma brought them home for me and they make for some cute decorations. They're wooden, by the way.
Fox Salt & Pepper Shaker & Plate - Walmart - $3-5 each
These fox dinner sets are so cute. I haven't used them yet because I feel they're just to pretty to use. They are made of porcelain or something similar so be careful not to drop them.
Fake Leaves - Dollar Store - $1
Something I picked up for some DIY autumn headbands. Not too much to say about these. They're like any other fake plant.
Patterns - Joann's Fabric - $1-2
Joann's been having so many sales. I suggest getting McCall patterns whenever they're on sale since a lot of them run around $20 -like the Elsa/Anna one. Simplicity is usually fairly cheap and has sales often.
Summoners Con Badge - Summoners Con - $90 for 2 tickets
Summoner's con was amazing. I've already written a blog post on my time there. Well worth the money and time.
Summoners Con Mouse Pad -Summoners Con - Free
Pretty nice mouse pad. It is a bit more smooth than some of my other mouse pads but hey, it was free -it's replacing my Hello Kitty one while I clean it (since it's had soda and such spill near/on it before).
Bracelets - Summoners Con - Free
Like any other similar bracelets. Good quality and I represent my fandoms...(fandoms work right?).
Corset - eBay - $12.59
Love this corset. It's supposedly steel-boned and from what I can tell it is or is very similar. Either way it's been doing the job -now if only I can stick to a schedule. The fabric is very thick, stiff and sturdy.
Wicked Fun Tee - Summoners Con - Free
Love the design on the tee, don't know too much about Wicked Fun but will look more into it. Tee is comfortable as well.
Poro Plush - etsy (Summoners Con) - $45
This poro plushie is just perfect. It's so well made and sewn together. It's super soft and is just too cute. A must have for anyone who's poro-obsessed like me.
Light Brown Wig - eBay - $13.99
It was a bit darker than the picture online but it is warned that colors may vary due to lighting and monitor settings. It still worked well enough for my Taiga cosplay. The quality of the wig is great though. It's fairly thick and doesn't tangle much, it's also really soft. It does have a shine to it that may want to be taken out to look more natural, though.
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