Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!!

Costume Fun!!

My mom made our costumes each Halloween and when Emily was born I wanted to do the same. I find it so exciting to create a costume from things you have around or find in the store.

Emily the Tree Frog
This year Emily decided she wanted to be a frog so here is my cute little tree frog!

Her costume was super easy, we got a green sweat suit with a hood sewed on felt hands and feet and glued a Styrofoam ball cut in half and painted to look like eyes to the hood. I put green women's socks over her shoes to hide her bright pink sneakers!

Juliette the Octopus

For Juliette's first Halloween I wanted a fun costume and this one was perfect!!
Her costume was really easy and cheep too, only 5 dollars!! I found a purple shirt and 4 pairs of purple women's socks at the dollar tree. My mom and I stuffed 6 of the socks with stuffing and then sewed them to the bottom front of the shirt. The other 2 socks we partially stuffed for Juliette to wear. I glued felt suckers onto each of the legs.

Happy Halloween!!


sbswtp said...

The girls costumes came out great!!!! They looked adorable :) We had so much fun trick or treating with you today :)

Melissa A. said...

Those are THE cutest costumes! You did a fantastic job on them, and the girls looked absolutely adorable! Way to go! :)

Jamie said...

Those are really cute costumes! Great job on making them!!!

Christy Killoran said...

Love the costumes! So cute.

Ticia said...

Those are way too adorable! I really love the tree frog (but I think frogs are just too cute, so I'm prejudiced).

April said...

The costumes came out so cute! I know they didn't see any else just like it. I made my daughter's costume this year and I can't wait until next year. So fun!

Multi-tasking Mommy said...

Your little octopus is just too much! How adorable is she?

Diana said...

Such cute costume ideas, and cute kiddos! We made our kids' costumes this year, too.


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