Marcella Clinard is a middle school English teacher. She dressed as Gimli, the bearded dwarf warrior from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, with an awesome braided beard made from her own hair! She posted a tutorial with pictures explaining how she did it, starting with
Step 1. (optional) Be born with red curly hair.
and ending with
Step 16. (optional) Get out your copy of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, and threaten students with your axe unless they read them immediately. Gimli would be proud.