October 21, 2019

DIY Monster Inc Family Costume


DIY Monster Inc Family Costume
Monster Inc Family Costume
Monster Inc Family Costume
Monster Inc Family Costume
DIY Monster Inc Family Costume
DIY Monster Inc Family Costume
DIY Monster Inc Family Costume

Our take on Monsters Inc DIY Family Halloween costume!!! This was the Friday Abby and I have been waiting for... a cake pop Friday with Steve (and a baby wearing costume!) Which  I feel like every family with little ones would delight in dressing up as this theme at least once! Yes?! As we did, and it's certainly way more cute then spooky scary! 

Video tutorials for Emma's BOO head piece and Abby's monster horns + Sullivan dress, along with Steve's eye (aka Mike) is saved over in instagram under my story highlights titled, "DIY Monster Inc." All other sources are listed below. 

DIY Monster Inc Family Costume
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Purple wrap was a hand me down although  this one is almost exact  found here.( similar one  here, and  here )  || My purple coat is old ( similar idea here)  ||  Abby's teal dress  ||  Abby's silver shoes  || Abby's grey pants  || Green paint shade

Now that it's just about one week until all Hallow's Eve... you bet we're playing Monster Mash every day in our house hold! Abby and I have working on creating some new and amazing best dance moves which we have yet to give each one a name... so keep you posted! : )



Warmly, Steph






And before you go, just one more time... Emma as BOO.   : )
DIY Monster Inc Family Costume




October 18, 2019

BOOkie Halloween Party

BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
BOOKie halloween party
Our BOOkie party was so fun, festive, and above all simple! Something I really strive for and appreciate right now during this season of my life. SO it felt sooo good to be able to do something fun for Abby, yet manageable. 

Decorating ghost cookies and having all things BOOkie was our theme! The DIY back drop took more time than I initial thought once started...2 hours is what I'd like to say, though I believe it was closer to 3. I could have easily just put up the pink and black Pearl & Jane garland and our personalized "BOOKie" sign (which Amy does offer personalized options in her shop p.s.!) and called it a party! However I really loved having the all white ghost inspired back drop and I"m so glad I took the time to do it! I then finished off the look by bringing in a couple pumpkins from our front porch. And then, I really felt like it was a party! 

And again, for this weeks theme of cake pop Friday DIY Halloween Costumes we have my husband joining us! The cake pop Friday Abby and I wait for alllll year!

Warmly, Steph 




BOOKie halloween party
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October 13, 2019

DIY Princess & The Pea Costume


Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Our Princess & The Pea sibling costume might be my favorite cake pop Friday DIY Halloween costume yet! Video tutorials for both Emma's "pea" headpiece and Abby's caplet are saved over in  Instagram under my story highlights titled (you guessed it!) Princess & The P! 

Abby's capelet cape was a twist off of this no-sew tutorial I found  here through Huffington Post.com It is by far the easiest DIY no-sew cape I could find! And I'm sooo thankful it was out there as  Ruffle & Stuff  really helped give me a base for making something whimsical and fun for Abby! I just left out the ties, arm holes, and then switched the felt fabric for layers of white and sparkly tulle. I also adjusted the measurements to fit my 3 year old (who's really a 4T!) and then decided to add an extra layer for the cape to make it tiered and lastly.... made extra ruffles! 

Here's the list of supplies and measurements I did for my own version: 

http://www.rufflesandstuff.com
3T-4T No-Sew Tulle Capelet Supplies

||  Bottom Piece  ||
 (one of your little ones back) 
2-3 layers of white tulle (36 x 16")
2 layers of glitter white tulle (36 x 16")

||  Middle Piece  ||
2-3 layers of white tulle (56 x 13")
2 layers of glitter white tulle (56 x 13")

||  Top Piece  ||
2-3 layers of white tulle (56 x 9")
2 layers of glitter white tulle (56 x 9")

||  Other Supplies  ||
1-2 inch thick gold ribbon
Scissors
Glue & glue gun

http://www.rufflesandstuff.com
Pea Head Piece Supply List:
1 green glitter felt piece
Scissors
Glue & glue gun

Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume
Princess And The Pea Halloween costume Thanks again as always, for your readership! And just for our blog readers, I'll let you in the secret that this weeks theme is.... Family! Yes! My husband will be our special guest for this weeks edition of cake pop Friday's DIY Halloween costume! Until then, see all of you on the  gram.  : )


Warmly, Steph





Princess And The Pea Halloween costume

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