Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Frugal Halloween





Here's how we dressed up for Halloween on a tight budget.




Zoe : Pumpkin: Hand stitched Pumpkin costume - yard sale treasure - cost to us:- 25c
Lana : Princess: Dress was a gift from Grammy, cost to us:- free
wig was something we had in their dress up box for a while
Kaya : Darth Vader: Light saber was a gift from Granny McF, years ago (made it all the way from Scotland) cost to us:- free
cloak was made from some excess mulching stuff we had left over
Black clothing was stuff we already had
Mask was made by Daddy out of cereal boxes and shoe boxes cost to us:- free
Glenn : Ladybug: costume given to us by my friend Stacy cost to us:- free
Rene: A Jedi : Light saber given to us by Granny cost to us:- free
cloak was a Christmas present from Granny a few years ago.


Here's a close up of the cutest ladybug ever




5 comments:

Snobound said...

Great job sweetie! Love the costumes and the fact that they cost you pennies to put together!

Kinsleys3 said...

He's going to be confused: "Am I a turtle or a ladybug, Mom?" ;-)

Fortissimo said...

Okay, I may have to fight you on the cutest ladybug every comment ;) Looking forward to seeing you guys on Friday night! The kids are going to have a blast!

Rene said...

Ive never felt so proud - between my beautiful kids and my Jedi outfit.....does it get any better than this?

Di said...

Oh that's just incredible, Denise! Really well done... and what a lovely family you have.. and yes, including Rene :P ha! x