Once in a lifetime experience at Salt Lake Comic Con!!

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One of the major events that went down at this past Salt Lake Comic Con is that Mark Hamill was one of the celebrity guests!!! This was a huge deal because it was the only convention in the continental United States that Mark Hamill was scheduled to come to! And you can BET that I was planning on going to his panel!

SLCC wanted to break the record for the largest audience that Mark had spoken in front of. And because the Ballroom (the largest panel room) in the Salt Palace only seats 5,500 people that wasn’t an option. So his panel was moved to the Vivant Arena, and boy was I glad that it was! Because the general public could go to see Mark Hamill’s panel. The panel wasn’t just open to people with a Comic Con ticket.  I was really impressed by how Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg try really hard to make it so that everyone can experience the awesome nerdy-ness!

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Stephen Amell and David Ramsey come to SLC

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So for me there were a couple really memorable panels at Comic Con; Stephen Amell and David Ramsey, Mark Hamill, and Billy Boyd’s panel. I want to share my experience attending the Stephen Amell and David Ramsey panel. The other ones will be coming in later blog posts, don’t you worry. 😉

Stephen Amell and David Ramsey

One of the reasons that this panel was so memorable is because of how the celebrities interacted with the fans. I liked how they focused on the person asking the question. Their was one question that was asked of Amell wondering if it would be possible to have hot pink t-shirts for his “F** Cancer” campaign, because hot pink symbolizes all the young women who get breast cancer. He told us that the next time he posts about the t-shirts for the campaign on his Facebook page to comment with “hot pink”, then he said something along the lines of “then even someone like me will remember”. I was really impressed!

Stephen Amell and David Ramsey at SLComic Con

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Salt Lake City Comic Con 2016!!

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So I (of course) went to Salt Lake City Comic Con 2016! I went with my two sisters and we had a super amazing time! Was it perfect?…  no. Was it still awesome?…. HECK YES!!!!! Here are some pictures to give you some idea of how much fun we had!

Salt Lake City Comic Con 2016

Salt Lake Comic Con 2016

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Putting together a costume for Comic Con

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I have been called the “MacGyver of Costumes” so I thought I’d give a couple tips on throwing together a costume for Comic Con. I’ve made quite a few costumes and have helped people make them so hopefully this will be helpful. With that being said I am not a professional in anyway, shape, or form. And yes, you can throw together a costume with only a week left until Comic Con. 🙂

 Costume for Comic Con

First of all, try to make a costume for Comic Con with separates that you will actually wear again. I’ve found that this is the most cost effective thing that you can do. Who wants to spend a ton of money on an outfit that you will only wear once? Not me!

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It’s a dream come true!! I went to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

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On July 28, 2016 I had one of the best experiences of my life! My sisters and I went to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in California!!

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I grew up reading Harry Potter. I went to to the midnight book release to be able to by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at Borders. Read the seventh book in eleven hours, straight through the night to finish before I had to go to work the next afternoon. Dressed up as Moaning Myrtle, Cho Chang, and Bellatrix Lestrange to go see the midnight premieres of the movies. I have loved the world of Harry Potter ever since I read the Sorceror’s Stone. So to be able to go with my sisters was un-freaking-believable!!

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Celebrities are people too!

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This is my first ever requested post! Which is pretty exciting to me because that means people are reading my blog! 😀 I’ve seen things in the media about celebrities not being treated with respect and courtesy. I wanted to share my thoughts that celebrities are people too! And give some serious props to SLC Comic Con attendees!

Celebrities are people too

They have lives and families just like us. Jason Isaacs said it best when he said, “I shop at the grocery store just like you”. With that being said sometimes things come up and they have to cancel. Which is extremely disheartening especially if you had been planning on them and have even bought a photo op with them. This happened to me with Alex Kingston one time. Things can come up and they can’t come, unfortunately sometimes life works out that way. But we can choose to remain hopeful that they will come eventually. Alex came this last con and I was able to get a picture with her then!

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Tips for getting autographs at a convention

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I have gotten an autograph at every con that I have attended. So hopefully these tips for getting autographs at a convention can help you out!The first autograph that I got was Tom Felton‘s on Saturday at FanX 2015. The second autograph that I got was the Phelps twins at on Thursday at Comic Con 2015. The third autograph was Jason Isaacs on Friday at FanX 2016. The shortest wait time was for the Phelps twins, it was basically non existent. The longest wait time was for Tom Felton, I waited with my sister for four hours!!!

Autographs are pretty cool because it give you a chance to actually talk to the celebrities more so than in a photo op. Photo ops they try to get people through quickly which is understandable because of the huge demand. During autographs you get a chance to talk while the celebrity signs what ever you end up choosing. They have photos available for you to select and have the celebrity sign. I’ve always had them sign my Harry Potter books.

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When Matt Smith came to FanX 2016!!

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So I am a huge Doctor Who fan, and my favorite doctor is 11. Matt Smith is utterly fantastic! During FanX 2015 Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Billie Piper were in Salt Lake, but I made an incredibly dumb choice and thought that I would be able to buy a ticket to the Ultimate Doctor Who Experience the following day after they became available…. Big mistake! The tickets, of course, were sold out. But when I found out that Matt Smith was coming back to SLC for FanX 2016 I knew that this was my chance! I bought a ticket for his photo op as soon as it became available, I wasn’t about to make the same mistake again! And then I proceeded to wait, impatiently I might add, for FanX 2016 to come around.

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Doctor Who Charm Bracelet DIY

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I was on Pinterest one day when I came across this picture. But then I saw the price and figured I could make a Doctor Who Charm bracelet for cheaper. So I did!

I found it at this website.

Of course I really wanted one for myself, because what jewelry wearing Whovian wouldn’t? 😉 So I started looking into making my own. Thank you Etsy and Amazon!

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