Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Caroline Thomas
15 followers
15 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
I've moved!
I finally bit the bullet and designed my own website, which has a built in blog. Check it out here: www.carolinemthomas.com

Post has attachment
Summer headdresses
Sorry for the long hiatus! Here's some of the newest headdresses I've been working on. And for those in the New Orleans area, 12 Mile Limit will be featuring some of my headpieces as part of their " Wig Out! " event this coming Tuesday (July 21). Check it out!

Post has attachment
Spring Headdresses
A new batch for Fifi Mahony's. I've been playing with some new flower techniques, as can be seen in the first one. I love how three dimensional it is. Also, I found an amazing Indian textile shop online, and went a little crazy. But it worth it, because now...

Post has attachment
2015 Krewe of Proteus parade: "Nature of the Beasts"
 Okay, so I posted all the designs previously, and now here's the actually floats! "Old Toad" painted by Hokmayen "Old Toad" painted by Hokmayen "Last Rites" painted by Ryan Blackwood "Last Rites" painted by Ryan Blackwood "Bat Out of Hell" painted by Hokma...

Post has attachment
Krewe of Proteus 2015 Designs
Here are all the plates for this year's Proteus parade. This year's theme was "Nature of the Beasts", which is vaguely based on Proteus's 1896 parade "Dumb Society" (you can check out the float and costume designs for the original parade here ). Last year's...

Post has attachment
Krewe D'Etat 2015
Here's some shots of D'Etat this year. Ryan Blackwood has been designing the parade for the last couple years, and it's been a treat to see him come into his own, and the result is some great biting satire   Oh, and Seth Rogan is a fan. "Banana Wagon", pain...

Post has attachment
Mardi Gras
I have a lot of images to upload in the next couple days, but I'll start with a few of my costumes. First of all, MOM's Ball. MOM's is an annual all night warehouse party held the Saturday before Mardi Gras. It's infamous for its Bacchanalian debauchery and...

Post has attachment
Proteus Ball Invitation 2015
This year, I got the opportunity to do the ball invitation for the Krewe of Proteus. Their invitations have a long tradition, going back to the 1800's, of being lush, elaborate works of art. Most aspects of Mardi Gras production are on a tight schedule, but...

Post has attachment
Headdresses
Expect some new posts soon - Mardi Gras is a month away, which means there's lots of projects up in the air!

Post has attachment
Balls and Weddings
My boss (the owner of the Mardi Gras float production company Royal Artists) got married over the weekend, and my gift to the couple was making their wedding cake. His only request is that it be inspired by the late 19th/early 20th century Mardi Gras style ...
Wait while more posts are being loaded