Sunday, October 30, 2011

Happy "Home-made" Halloween

When I was growing up (back in the dark ages), we never bought Halloween outfits.  We always made our own.  This year, that's the path we traveled.  Matter of fact, Nikolai did not decide to be a zombie until last night in church! 

Here's my boys for Halloween - a zombie and a hippie!

Nikolai cut his outfit himself.  He made the zigzag cuts for his pants and shirt.  The shirt was too little for him and the jeans were in the worn out, play pants pile.  His cost?  0$!!  We had everything on hand for his outfit.  He even used my make-up for his face.   This suits him, don't you think?  He was careful NOT to smile because, "Mom, zombies do NOT smile!"

Deniska wanted to be a hippie, a love child.  Now, I do admit that we paid a little for his wig and glasses but not much - under $5.  He had tie-died his t shirt at a birthday party back in August.  He is very proud of his outfit.This suits him as well.  He was born about 40 years too late!

And, finally, their sweet daddy has taken them for Trunk-or-Treating at one of the local churches tonight.  Tomorrow, they go to their daddy's office for trick-or-treating.  They do not want to go out tomorrow night because they say they will have too much homework to do!

Since this was all made with supplies on hand, I am linking to Heidi's Make Do and Mend Monday!

Happy "Home-made" Halloween everyone!!


  1. Gotta love those homemade costumes! Deniska's hippie costume made me smile - I was a hippie for Halloween about 40 years ago when I was a kid! And Nikolai is right, zombies do not smile. Great job boys!

  2. Great job on both of the costumes!

  3. They look great in their costumes. Guess I am from the same dark ages but making them yourself is more fun too. Only I think that the zombie should have the black cat as a prop instead of the

    Happy Halloween Susan!

    Hugs from Holland ~

  4. Being from the dark ages myself, I love the costumes!!! And of course, I love the cat too!

    Thank you for stopping by to visit me! I appreciate your visit and your kind words!

  5. Deniska looks like a boyfriend I had back in the early 70s! Hehe!

  6. Love the boy's costumes - very clever!


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