I've been building two - a miniature version as practise and a life size version. I'm currently 90% finished her staff in life size version. The props and heavy accessories I will be molding from cardboard and plaster in order to meet with Anime North's weapons guidelines. Last thing I want is to be told by the weapon's master that my costume is a no go.
No awards yet, no idea if I'll be entering the cosplay into any competitions - but I think that just for fun I'm going to try and get atleast 100 photos taken of me during that weekend.