Author Archive: Amanda Baker

Amanda Baker has been instructing outdoor color guard at Lenape High School in Medford, NJ since 2003. Visit her blog “One more time, I promise! ... Now do it again” at http://nowdoitagain.wordpress.com/.

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DIY: Color Changing Belts!

| October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment
DIY: Color Changing Belts!

I’ve been meaning to post this for a few weeks now, but we all know how time flies during the marching season! This year’s DIY project was a color changing belt. Our theme is “True Colors,” so we wanted the guard uniform change in some way to reflect the color song that was being played. […]

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Semi-DIY Numbered Flags

| October 19, 2010 | 0 Comments
Semi-DIY Numbered Flags

reposted on CGE with permission of the author, originally posted September 28, 2010 on her blog, “One More Time, I Promise! … Now, Do it Again.” A few weeks ago I brought you pocket watch props.  This week I present customized flags. As I previously stated, our theme this year is “It’s About Time”. We […]

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DIY Pocketwatch Props

| October 18, 2010 | 1 Comment
DIY Pocketwatch Props

(reposted on CGE with permission of the author, originally posted September 21, 2010 on her blog, “One More Time, I Promise! … Now, Do it Again .”) Well, we spent Labor Day making the pocket watches for our fall show, titled “I’m Late.” Here’s how you can do it… in 25-ish steps.

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! (One Instructor’s Approach to WG Costume Design)

| June 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Color guard instructor Amanda Gilanyi from Southern New Jersey has started a new blog for her own reflections and musings on the everyday life of a guard coach.  In her article (reposted here with permission) “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” [June 5, 2009] she talks about her process of choosing the perfect […]

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