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Shadow Box Gift Ideas

A shadow box can make a really wonderful gift for a friend or loved one. Ink & Hammer Company has created a very unique way of dressing up the plain old shadow box. First, they will custom build a shadow box out of solid wood to the size you want and paint it the color you want, but more importantly, they screen print a personalized design on the glass of the shadow box. The design is printed on the inside of the shadow box so it is protected and won’t be damaged or scratched off. Screen printing also allows you to get a lot more detail than you can with cut out vinyl stickers. You can choose from a wide variety of designs and they will customize it with the information you provide. These would make a wonderful wedding gift, newborn gift, anniversary gift, birthday gift, or a gift just because. And who says it has to be a gift at all? Just buy one for yourself 🙂

If you’re looking for a great idea to wow someone special to you, then I highly recommend checking them out.


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Lara Croft Rise of the Tomb Raider Cosplay

Lara Croft - Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft – Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft - Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft – Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft - 2013 & 2015

Lara Croft – 2013 & 2015


Lara Croft Rise of the Tomb Raider cosplay is thankfully pretty similar to the 2013 version of Lara Croft. My wife, Tara, was able to use a lot of the pieces she already had to make this new cosplay, which means she didn’t disappear for hours on end in our workshop. And once again she totally kills it in her Lara Croft Rise of the Tomb Raider cosplay. Some of the notable updates are the new jacket, scarf and ice axe. She already had a mold for the ice axe, but this one has a new silver and chrome paint job. It is badass. She also did an awesome job sewing the new scarf herself; she makes me so proud 🙂

As always, if you’re creating your own Lara Croft Rise of the Tomb Raider cosplay or costume, be sure to check out AnotherLittleShop on Etsy. She has just about everything to make your version as close to the real thing as possible.

All photography is provided by our talented friend John of City Light Studio – Sector C. Check him out!

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider Cosplay and Nathan Drake Cosplay

Lara Croft Tomb Raider cosplay and Nathan Drake cosplay are what my wife and I decided to do for this years Dragon Con. She did the majority of the work putting the costumes together, but I had a blast putting on mine and hanging out with her in Atlanta. Her Lara Croft cosplay began for Dragon Con 2013, but my Nathan Drake cosplay, from Uncharted, was new for this year. It’s always fun putting on the costumes, walking around and taking pictures, and enjoying the con festivities and panels. If you need any help putting together your own Lara Croft Tomb Raider cosplay or a Nathan Drake cosplay, then check out her Etsy shop where she sells a lot of those items.

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Nathan Drake Cosplay

Nathan Drake is a fun character to cosplay. He’s got a cool look, an easy-going demeanor, and some bad-A accessories. My wife made most of the costume for me and we bought a few things online to complete the look. If you need any awesome Nathan Drake cosplay or Lara Croft cosplay gear or other cosplay items, then check out her shop here.







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Fake It Till You Make It

bambiFiguring this out as I go.

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Lara Croft and Indiana Jones Cosplay

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Tomb Raiders 2

Lara Croft tomb raider and Indiana Jones cosplay at Dragon Con 2013. My wife and I dressed up in our costumes.

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Marriage Equality

Try your best to show the love of Christ in all circumstances.

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Wedding Invitation

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the Shearling Point in Red


The Shearling Point is another well-designed resume in the Conservative Resumes collection from Loft Resumes. I like the minimal color accents and the crosshatching pattern.

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the New Yorker in Yellow

the New Yorker in Yellow

Loft Resumes

Here’s a second color option of the New Yorker. Clean layout and great typography.

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