This year’s Storybook Costume Parade was a huge success!! It seems to be growing in the community too, because we had more parents than ever in attendance!! Our office dressed up as 101 Dalmatians, with the best Cruella Deville ever!! Everyone had fun and the younger kids walked away with a TON of candy!!
We made our Dalmatian shirts using the cricut. Most of us made our ears by buying bunny ears and adding felt dots and a bow. Of course, we had to have a tutu, because what costume is complete with out one!! It was an easy costume to make!
Halloween is my FAVORITE time of the year!! Our friends throw an annual Halloween Party and everyone is so creative. Even the food is Halloweeny!
I love planning out cute costumes and putting them all together. This year we went as a hunter and deer along with our besties. This may have been the easiest costume ever to make!! I’m also getting a lot faster making tutus since I make them for almost every costume lately!!
For the deer, I started by buying antlers, brown leggings and a brown shirt. Let me tell you, I will probably wear these leggings all the time. I love the way they fit and feel!! I used the cricut to make a big white oval, then pressed it on the shirt. You could use felt, too, but since I have a cricut, I just used that! All of that took about 2 minutes. The tutu is just tulle and ribbon. It takes a little longer, but it completes the costume.
My husband’s outfit was even easier. I just bought a green shirt and he already had the coat, crocs and camo looking pants. But I did have to buy him a rifle. The green shirt came in a package of two, so now I can make him something else with the cricut! Overall, the costumes were a hit!
I’ve decided a great Halloween Costume is NOT complete without a tutu!! It seems as though most of the people I work with believe the same thing! Every year our Storybook Parade is better than the last year!!
My favorite holiday is Halloween! There is nothing more fun than coming up with what you want to be and then going out on the search to find whatever it takes to become that person/thing. It’s really rewarding when it all comes together! This year instead of a normal costume parade, we did a Storybook Character Parade! The office staff dressed up as Disney Fairies. I was impressed that people really committed to their characters! Big fun was had by all! I’m so lucky to work with such wonderful people in such a wonderful place!!