Happy Friday!

Happy Friday! I’ll be the first to admit, I have been neglecting blogging these past few months in favor of cosplay. Oops?

I’m taking some time off sewing to clean up, clear my head, and save some money ∗ ◕ ں ◕ ∗. I also really do want to get back into blogging and drawing – I just got an iPad so I’ve been doodling like crazy. So hopefully soon I should get back into blogging regularly!

Happy Friday!
Happy Friday!

Ana – Overwatch: I know some of you play Overwatch, so how excited are you for Ana? She’s the mother of Pharah, and is basically a healing, sniping strong lady. I’ve been playing a lot of D.Va and Lucio, but can’t wait to try Ana!

Cotton candy martini from Style Me Pretty – um, yum? I’m all about pretty drinks, and double points if you can include cotton candy in there. I can’t remember the last time I actually bought cotton candy but I really want to try this recipe out.

This retro gaming illustration by Jelo Zapanza is so much fun – I’m actually going to a 90’s themed party tonight, so hopefully I’ll get to play some SEGA genesis!

What are you up to this weekend?

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Ice Cream, Ice Cream

Now that June is here, my mind is totally in Summer mode (even though I feel like we barely had a Spring??) So what better way to share some Summer treats than with a round up of pretty ice cream? Nothing says Summer more than ice cream. So enjoy a sweet summer treat:

Ice Cream Round Up | Kyla Is Inspired

1 | Birthday Ice Cream Cake // Sweetapolita

2 | Raspberry Coconut Milk Ice Cream // Baking Magique

3 | Chai Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches // Minimalist Baker

4 | PMS Ice Cream Concept // The Dieline

5 | Ice Cream Sandwiches // Pass the Sushi

6 | Japanese Desserts // The Road Forks

7 | Purple Ice Cream // Cereal Magazine

8 | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream // Hungry Girl Porvida

9 | Raspberry Coconut Ice Cream // Minimalist Baker

Personally, I’m a big fan of black raspberry ice cream, though classic vanilla with rainbow sprinkles will always be a favorite. What’s your favorite ice cream?

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Cosplay | Princess Peach (Amiibo Dress)

I’m so excited to share with you my latest costume, Princess Peach! I made her Amiibo dress for PAX East 2016. I actually made a different Peach for last year’s PAX – but I cut it short into a cocktail dress because my skills just weren’t there yet.

If you told me a year ago that I would be able to create her gorgeous ball gown, I wouldn’t have believed you. That just goes to show that the more you practice and create, the better you’ll get! I need to remember this little fact a lot more in life.

Kyla Is Inspired | Princess Peach Cosplay
Kyla Is Inspired | Princess Peach Cosplay
Kyla Is Inspired | Princess Peach Cosplay
Kyla Is Inspired | Princess Peach Cosplay
Kyla Is Inspired | Princess Peach Cosplay

Click under the cut for a full walkthrough (with photos!) on how I made this costume:
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Product & Print | 082

I’m totally loving all this warm weather I’ve been having recently, and it’s just making me crave outdoor picnics and farmers markets. Who else is ready for that?

Product & Print

Flamingo Lamp | “Beets Rain” Photographic Print

The flamingo lamp is so much fun – imagine bringing that out at a party! Talk about interesting lightning. The girl who owns that would definitely hang that funky beets print in her kitchen, or any room really – I love how vibrant and unique it is.

Where would you put these items in your home?

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