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Hello all! :) For a while now it's been really difficult for me to be super active on DA in regards to answering all questions I get via notes and comments.

-If you're curious if I do commissions, I'm sorry to say that I don't take commissions anymore. I work a full time job now, so I just don't have the extra free time that I used to (it's hard enough to get my own personal projects done lol).

-If you have a wig-related question, please just shoot me an email at ArdaCustomers@gmail.com
At Arda-wigs, it's actually part of my job to give advice and wig suggestions to customers, so if you ask me there, I'll be happy to answer you (and pretty quickly!) in comparison to here. It's something I get paid to do, so I'm less inclined to answer the same kind of questions off the clock here, haha. XD

-If you have a non-wig question related to how I did something on a particular costume, lately I've been trying to add all that information into the description of at least one of the photos of that costume. Just browse through some of the different photos until you find it (it's usually in the first or second photo submission of that costume), or you might find a link to the costume construction information via another photo. If you still can't find what you're looking for, feel free to ask via a note.

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Latest update: Sorry I haven't been as active with this! We started moving last weekend and are still in the process of unpacking things and moving the remainder of items over from our old place, so it's been tough to find time to add more listings and make trips to the post office XD. All costumes that have gone up for sale so far have been shipped out, and we'll start adding more costumes for sale hopefully within the next few weeks. :)

(end update)

Hey all! So two things!
One is that I'm moving to a bigger apartment soon! (whoo hoo!) 
Second thing is that we've been saving up to FINALLY visit Japan in the Spring! I'll spare you guys the details, but in a nutshell, the move is hurting our savings account a bit more than we anticipated. ;A;

So I'm putting up some of my older costumes for sale! Most of these have only been worn a couple times and are still in great condition. I'm having a real hard time parting with some of them because they took a lot of hard work and have some great memories attached to them, so I do hope you guys check them out and help me find a good home for them!

Items sold so far:

Animefest 2009: Princess Judai by Malindachan Carly Nagisa: Aslla Piscu by Malindachan Yusei Fudo: After Class by Malindachan Yusei Fudo: Poncho by Malindachan A-kon 2009: Judai Yuki by Malindachan Look to the sky by Malindachan   Nakakon 2010: Yusei Fudo 2 by Malindachan Carly Nagisa by Malindachan Deidara cosplay 1 by Malindachan Haou Judai: Confidence by Malindachan Gene and Melfina: Hand in Hand by Malindachan The Hunter of Souls by Malindachan Katsucon 2013: Jack Frost by Malindachan

I will update this journal each evening with more costumes!
I'm sure a lot of you guys want to know what else will be for sale, so here's a list of upcoming sales:
Team Satisfaction Uniform 
Undercover!Yusei "Daniel" uniform
Wallmarket Cloud Dress
Halloween Town Sora
Older Aqua wig
Ouran High School uniform

If there's a costume of mine you like that is not listed, please DON'T ask if I will be selling it. I'm still keeping a few of my favorites, and the costumes I plan to wear again soon. :) I've also gotten a lot of comments from fans thinking I will not longer be cosplaying Jaden or Yusei since I've sold a lot of their outfits, but don't worry! I still have my lastest Jaden and Yusei costumes, and I don't plan on retiring them yet! :3

I have pieces from others I will also be selling, though I will list them as I find them in storage. 
Many of the costumes listed might not include wigs or pieces that were re-used in other costumes (like boots, pants, or shirts). I will make note of it within the listings when they're posted.

I will warn you guys that I'm pretty tiny, so if you want to buy these costumes to wear the entire thing, they will not fit if you are larger than a small (and all sales are final; no returns)! 

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Malindachan
Malinda Mathis
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Armed with a can of hairspray as her weapon of choice, Malindachan is all about her wigs. She taught herself to style wigs so she could cosplay her favorite overly-spikey-haired YU-GI-OH! characters, and eventually this led to her habit of selecting characters based on who's hair looked the most ridiculous. As a gamer Malinda loves to play RPGs, her favorites being Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Zelda, and the Tales series. Other favorite things include One Piece, animated films, magical girls, sweets, nostalgic things, and owls.

Encouraged to pursue her artistic talents, she earned a Bachelor’s in Art with a concentration in 3D Computer Animation. She feels she can best exercise her range of abilities through cosplay. She learned to sew at a young age, and other than her Jigglypuff costume attempt at age 11, she started making her own costumes in 2004 and actively cosplaying in 2007.

Malinda does Social Networking Management and Customer Support for Arda-wigs.com
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DaffodilLion Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YOU'VE BEEN HUGGED!! *Hug*
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RULES:
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2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!
Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1.
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an ok friend
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're loved (Though I think you're a pretty good friend ^^)
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Kahama Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You just got hugged...Hug 
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage! That's what I totally did btw) 

RULES:
1- You can hug the person who hugged you! 
2- You -MUST- hug 6 other people, at least! 
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page! 
4- Random hugs are just darn weird but do what you want. 
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away! 

Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1. 
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved! 
1-3 you're a bad friend! 
4-6 you're an OK friend! 
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're a great friend!
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KILLER13NINJA Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I seen your videos this week on youtube. you have pretty nice stuff and fun moments ^^ I like it .

Keep it up MilindaChan .

Im from Puerto Rico on the Caribbean's Islands and we do a little bit of cosplaying because comic con is rare on occasions and there people who Judge for no reason aswell. 

Only once Cosplayed as Boracho from Mortal Kombat and I never cosplayed again... I work on my art when im not working at school.
but feel free check out my gallery. ^^
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Yugilover1 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
= Fight alongside you
= Respect you
= Involve you
= Encourage you
= Deserve you
= Save you
Send this to all your friends & me if I'm one......If you get 4 back you are liked but if you get 7 back then you are seriously loved
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Rentham Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Here you have a llama, you deserve it :3
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animegirl0927 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
Hi there! i am a new watcher of yours, but not a new fan! I've seen alot of your videos and other pics, i loved your cosplay the first time i saw it! I've never been able to talk to you, but I just wanted say that i love your cosplay and videos! i think you are very funny and very talented! I hope you keep up the great work and i hope your life flourishes with great opportunities!  :) (Smile) 
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Bunnchu Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
AH your wig hairline tutorial saveddd meee
thank you! 
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Circe-Baka Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Are you planning to do any Yugioh Arc-V cosplay in the future? :D

I see you doing an awesome Yuya!
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Malindachan Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If there's a character I like I probably will. Still need to catch up on Zexal  XD
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StarMechanicZ1 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry its late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :D 

:iconyuseiplz: :iconhappybirthdayplz:
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