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Disney Outfit #3 - Disney Snacks

For my third outfit for my upcoming trip to Disney, I created this amazing sweetheart dress to match the Minnie Mouse ears my mom got for me!

The Disney Snacks fabric used for this sweetheart dress is knit fabric from Christys Cute Designs. The pattern I used for the dress was the Sweetheart dress from Patterns for Pirates, which can be found here

For this dress I did the tank top option with the mini skirt. I also used fold over elastic for the neckline.

The ears are sequin Minnie Mouse pair that my mom got for me for our second Princess Half Marathon. I do have to admit, I may have quite a few outfits matching these ears. 

Can someone take me to Disney for a Dole Whip right now please? This fabric makes me hungry! 
For my next outfit, I will be creating a pair of shorts out of this adorable Minnie Mouse Fabric! 

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I cannot wait to mix and match all these pieces into different outfits this fall. I have a few of the outfits I put together below. 

For this first outfit, I have on the one Pumpkin Spice Dolman I made. The fabric is the Moon Phases Panel from Zenith and Quasar.
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Disney Outfit #2 - Galaxy Pants

For my second outfit for my upcoming trip to Disney, I made this super comfy pair of galaxy leggings and dolman to match my Gaurdians of the Galaxy ears. 

The galaxy fabric used for the leggings is brushed polyester from The Fabric Geeks. The black fabric for the dolman is a knit fabric from Joann fabric. 

The pattern for the leggings I used was the Patterns for Pirates Peg Legs, which can be found here. I also used their contoured waistband add on, which can be found here

The contoured waistband is amazing! I feel it is super flattering for my body type. 
The pattern for the dolman was the Pumpkin Spice Dolman from Patterns for Pirates, which can be found here. I made my dolman with a curved hemline and 3/4 sleeves. 

The Pumpkin Spice Dolman is the perfect length to wear with leggings and is super comfortable. 
My Gaurdians of the Galaxy ears were one of my mystery ears from The Yub Nub Shop. You can purchase the ears here

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Disney Outfit #1 - Stained Glass Timeless Tunic

For my first outfit for my upcoming trip to Disney, I created this beautiful Beauty and the Beast modified Timeless Tunic. This is one of my favorite patterns because it is super flattering for my body type and it uses woven fabric! Which let's be honest, the options for woven fabric are far greater than knit fabric.

The Beauty and the Beast Stained Glass fabric is from Joann Fabric and is 100% cotton.

The pattern I used was a modified Timeless Tunic from Patterns for Pirates. I absolutely love circle skirts, so I thought this fabric would be perfect to try out of my first pattern modification.
You can find the Patterns for Pirates Timeless Tunic Pattern here.
For this outfit, I actually found the fabric first and then ordered the ears second. I saw this fabric and knew the Yub Nub shop had a pair that would match perfectly.

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At some point in time, I stumbled upon an Etsy Shop called the Yub Nub Shop. The owner hand paints the most stunning ears I have ever laid my eyes upon.

Not only does she create custom ears, but she also has monthly mystery ears.

I think I own about 10 pairs, and I am not afraid to admit that. 
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The only problem was that when I received my ears (especially the mystery ears because they are well a mystery) I suddenly felt the need to make sure that my ears match my outfit. 
In my most recent trip to Disney in April for the Dark Side Challenge, I had brought with me a different pair of ears and coordinating outfits for the 7 days I was there. At the time, I was mostly just creating my own t-shirts with iron on decals. 
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By doing this I can get up six uses out of each bath bomb, and I feel I get more out of my money this way. Even with the smaller pieces the water still changes color, smells amazing, and moisturizes. So do not hesitate to break up your bath bombs.
1. Place bath bomb inside a plastic sandwich bag (this is what I store my bath bombs in and this way there is nothing wasted)
2. Place a screw driver onto the bath bomb and hammer the screw driver into the bath bomb with a shoe (yes sad but true, this is how I break my bath bombs)
3. Break it in half, and then break those half pieces again if you would like.
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