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I'm proud to announce that deviantART.com featured my work
"A Modern Day Fairy Godmother
CORSIGLIA filmed a series of videos going in depth about my Costume Design Career and interviewed me about my world of Cosplay ~
There is quite a bit of my knowledge and talks about how I turned my hobby into my full time job. If you are interested in doing the kind of work I do this is a great feature to view!


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Swan Lake Ball Gown by Lillyxandra
Swan Lake Ball Gown
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Viona-Art host several costume and historical themed events in Europe. This year's theme is "The Swan Princess". A fellow costume designer and long time friend Vanessa Walton of Creature of Habit (www.creatureofhabit.me) and I have been dreaming of attending one of Viona's beautiful events for years. This year we are making it happen! I'm beyond excited to be travling to Brussels for the first time with Vanessa and my Husband Jack. Adventure Time!!! 

From Viona Art's website - "Every year we set a different theme for Gala Nocturna. So
me examples from past editions are: "The Virgin Queen", "Russian Fairytale" and "The Pope's Daughter". Last time we chose "La Belle et La Bête", inspired by the classic fairytale from Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont.
The theme inspires our guests to create their wonderful costumes. Many of our guests are very creative and make or design their own outfits for Gala Nocturna. Every year they are looking forward to the challenge of creating a new costume that fits with the theme of the evening.".

When I think of Swan Lake the first image that pops into my head are fluffy white gowns glittering in crystals on a smoky calm lake. I found my inspiration fabric in the LA fabric district with this gigantic beaded feather. I wanted to add a touch of anquity to fit the venue (www.gala-nocturna.com/venue) I sewed mirrored copper and gold gems throughout the appliqué to replicate the lustrous sparkle of the chandeliers. For the smokey dress effect I layered six layers of tulle over the skirt and tattered the edges. The hips have a heavy weight tulle cut into feathers to give the effect of wings at the side. I also wanted to create "wearable wings" with the feathered bolero and sheer netting. 
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Dewdrop Necklace by Lillyxandra
Dewdrop Necklace
Three authentic swarovski crystal flowers nestle between the hand beaded chain. One large crystal swarovski droplet falls from the center with two blue glass crystals flanking each side. The necklace clasp at the back of the neck with a lobster claw clasp.

Chain measures : 15in - 18in
Droplet measures: 1.5in
www.etsy.com/listing/222121280…
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Periwinkle Art Nouveau Headdress by Lillyxandra
Periwinkle Art Nouveau Headdress
This is a one of a kind headdress! A jewel encrusted golden crown connects two clusters of periwinkle and blue flowers that clip into the hair at the sides of the head. The crown and the hair flowers can be worn separately. The crown is worn like a headband with an elastic band that hides under the hair. 
The golden crown measures - 9in
www.etsy.com/listing/119979366…
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Original Princess Zelda Wedding Crown by Lillyxandra
Original Princess Zelda Wedding Crown
We created this Custom Zelda Inspired Crown for a very special bride!
Based of my the first Original Zelda Crown - Original Zelda Crown by Lillyxandra
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JoEllen Elam
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Current Residence: California
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Euselia Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconmoofied1: Welcome to :iconfairyland-da: :iconspreadmoreloveplz: 
Thank you for joining our group! 
It’s a great pleasure for us to have you as a member! :iconmoofied1:
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LadyJandia Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You have a beautiful gallery. I love your work
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kimwill Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
are you a realy fairy ? you look so beatiful :-) lovely :D
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Snotnormal Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  New member Professional Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work!
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LadyPersephony Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
Everything you do is so amazing! :happybounce:  Your gowns are almost too beautiful to be true. Love  You are friend with faeries, aren't you? (Or a faery yourself?? ;) (Wink) ). Can wait to see your next creation. Wonderful job!!
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Hung3rGam3s4Lif3 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are truely amazing. These gowns and everything are gorgeous and absolutely breath taking. You have a true gift.
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TheBlackCatRei Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
You're so pretty! And your outfits are amazing! <3 I wish I had the money to get such wonderful outfits. ;o;
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iHeartiHate Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
you must be a wonderful guest at costume parties. your work is absolutely gorgeous!
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FrozenFanofArendelle Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  New member Student Traditional Artist
Can you make a anna frozen or elsa frozen dress please???
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