Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

These 2015 staff theme costumes had to be kid appropriate since it is an elementary school. Belle: This beautiful woman purchased her costume and embellished with tulle and jewels. She was the photo op of the day! Beast: Beast’s head is a combination of homemade paper mache clay, Great Stuff spray insulation and a purchased … Read more

Elaborate Belle Gown – Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

Elaborate Belle Gown - Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

My submission is my gold ballgown inspired by Disney’s 1991 film “Beauty and the Beast” As a child I always identified with Belle because she was the first princess with brown hair and she loved to read like I do. Wearing her dress for me was reaching into her soul and embodying the adventure that … Read more

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Our two year old has been obsessed with the movie and characters of frozen for about a year (what toddler girl isn’t).  Mommy has a little creative bone and a little extra time while we move into a temporary home until ours is ready (yea right!!) but couldn’t help herself create this magical moment. Mommy … Read more

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

For work we had all decided to dress up as DIsney characters.  Naturally with my red hair I chose to be Ariel.  I took it a step further and did a slightly “hipster” version of the little mermaid.  This cosutme was fun to make and everyone loved it! I already had black booties from Forever … Read more

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

I bought a Belle dress and wig. Then I bought a bunch of felt and made an apron out of tacos. I also made a taco hat, which clipped onto my wig. It was very comfortable. I added a crinoline for fullness and gloves to complete the look. The best part was watching people’s reactions.

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

The blood, sweat, and tears of recreating “tangled”… As an avid Disney fan, it was a no brainier LAST Halloween when we found out we were having a little boy, (after a long journey of trying to have a child, which is another blood, sweat and tears story in its own regard) that we would … Read more

Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother Plus Size

Cinderella's Fairy Godmother Plus Size

For my Fairy Godmother costume I created a cloak out of a few old shirts and wore a blue dress. Pulled a pink bow from an old prom dress To make neck bow. Wore white wig and made a fairy wand from a dowel and glued on some silver sequins. Very cheap and easy costume … Read more

Little Flynn Rider Costume

Little Flynn Rider Costume

At last I saw the light and decided to make a Flynn Rider costume for my little boy this year! He loves Tangled & requested to be Flynn. For his costume, I already had most of the basic elements on hand – namely, the white shirt, khaki pants, brown belt & a teal vest (totally … Read more

Cutest Ever Rapunzel Costume for Baby and Dad

Cutest Ever Rapunzel Costume for Baby and Dad

Here’s my 3 month old daughter’s Rapunzel costume together with her dad. She wanted to be Rapunzel this year, for her first halloween! (I could just tell. Haha!) So, I made her Rapunzel and stuck her in her tower! Her dad is a good sport and agreed to be a prop for her costume! I … Read more

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

This is my Daughter Madison. She is our little princess, so I decided to turn her into a real princess for Halloween (carriage and all)! She is wearing a Cinderella dress. We have her illuminated by a blue light do that she can be seen, plus it makes her look more “sparkly”. I created the carriage … Read more

Elsa’s Snow Storm Costume

Elsa's Snow Storm Costume

Every other little girl wanted to be Elsa last Halloween but my daughter was Elsa’s snow storm. 1.  I took a beach hat and cut off the brim.  I hot glued lots of light grey, dark grey and white tulle to it and glued then glued different sized snowflakes al over it.  I used some fishing line to … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Princess Jasmine Costume

Cute DIY Princess Jasmine Costume

As a huge Disney fan, I of course had to anniversary my DIY Ariel costume from last year. So, I decided to do a Princess jasmine costume from the Disney movie Aladdin. This costume was definitely a lot tricker to create than the mermaid costume. Here is what I did: Making the Top of my Jasmine … Read more