Today I’m sharing a roundup of some of my favorite ’80s Halloween costume ideas. They are clever, beautifully photographed and fabulous. Some of them are listed as kids’ costumes, but they’re easily adaptable for grown-ups. Scroll through, and then leave me a comment at the end of the post with your own ’80s costume ideas. ‘Tis the season to go retro!
An ’80s-Style DIY Still Life
This weekend I filled my $50 IKEA display case with still life vignettes! It’s a project I’ve been dreaming of creating for quite some time. There is a TON of still life inspiration to draw from, as ’80s-influenced still life photography has experienced a huge revival in recent years, thanks to photographers such as Richie Talboy and design studios like Ladies & Gentlemen. And don’t get me started on the slew of still life images on Pinterest! Read on for all the project details…
A Geo Necklace DIY Project
Today I’m excited to share Mirror80’s latest project: a DIY geo necklace. The popularity of necklaces that celebrate simple geo forms can’t be denied. The materials of choice are often wood and metal beads suspended on a chain or a leather cord. I decided to make my own geo creation using a few wooden beads, as well as some necklace remnants from my jewelry box. When it comes to geo necklaces, the possibilities are endless!
Happy Monday, Everyone! This has been the busiest summer I’ve had in a long time, but it’s also been one of the best. Lots of friends and family visiting from out of town, and lots of lazy nights outside. But not too lazy–there are always side projects in the works, like new endeavors for Mirror80. My ideal weekend involves a healthy blend of relaxation and creativity. This past weekend was just that. Today I’m sharing a few snapshots…