Made it TUESday: $8 Toddler Witch Costume

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

I made this little costume for Georgia's friend, June, but it was so cheap and easy I couldn't resist making one for Georgia too. All of the little witch accessories added up to 8 bucks.

I got the hat at Hobby Lobby (with a coupon), threw on some ribbon I had on hand and some elastic to fit Georgie girl's head. $1.

I used the same ribbon to finish the cape. The cape is 1/4 yard of satin-ish fabric from Wal-Mart that ended up being about a dollar. I couldn't find any super simple cape tutorials online... I basically just made a pillow case, gathered the top, and add a ribbon over the raw edge (like bias tape). $1

The little broom was in the deal bins at Target and I about fainted when I saw them. I bought a natural colored broom, painted it black and added glitter. It is PERFECT $2.50

The leggings were from a pair of thigh-high Halloween socks. I measured from the top of the sock to the length of Georgia's leg, cut there and hemmed. Bam. The pair of socks was $5, but since they were thigh-high I got 2 leggings out of them which means Georgia's leggings were only $2.50.

I had the onesie and the tutu (and those rockin' shoes) on hand and all of which can be worn when it's not Halloween. You can always decorate the onesie, make the tutu (for about $3) or find fun shoes but I like this simple little costume.

... and the insane girl who refused to pose for a picture in it.

P.S.I had this all ready to put up yesterday- I did! But I could not for the LIFE of me get a decent picture of Georgia in her witch costume. The girl is impossible. I tried again today and I just ran around yelling/singing at her to smile. I tried everything but she ran away with her head down. I don't understand bloggers with children who smile for the camera. How do they get them to do that?!


  1. I think these photos are cute!

  2. 1. if there was ever a child more beautiful than georgia, i have never seen that child.

    2. i bought joony a $5 skeleton costume from a sale bin. your kid's costume kicks mine in the b-hole.

    3. it's all about the phone for joony. if i wave a phone behind the camera, he lights up. this will probably change when he's more mobile...but right now, he is in L O V E with that cell phone.

  3. Love it Carrie, but the "Make it Tuesday" is really throwin me:)

  4. I get Ryan to smile when I have the flash up... I take a couple pictures of him looking confused/concerned and then the fourth or fifth one is when I get a big smile. It won't last long, I know. Lol.

  5. She is the cutest and happiest little witch I have ever seen! I just love that hat!! I am hosting a Halloween Costume Contest and would love for you to enter! Grand prize is worth over $125!

    Hope to see you there!

  6. This is just too cute!! I'm so glad that I'm following you, I love your blog!



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