Monday, October 24, 2011

Easy Harry Potter Costume

My son is obsessed with Harry Potter right now, and insisted that he be Harry Potter for Halloween. I obliged and made a very quick robe for his HP costume.

I made it the same way as I made the Dumbledore robe, but without the trim.  I planned to put a Hogwarts crest on (by finding an image online and using iron-on printer paper), but I realized that I forgot to do so before taking the pictures.  You can imagine that it's there in the picture, right?  :)

The tie is a cheap (ugly knit) tie I found at Goodwill.  I added stripes with some puff paint.  Easy peasy.  The rest of the outfit is just his Sunday clothes that he already owned.  And, of course, we drew a little lightning-bolt scar on his forehead with some eyeliner.  And, he doesn't need glasses, since he already wears glasses!  This is possibly the easiest costume I've ever put together for my kids.  Yay for easy!


chris said...

Fun! We're doing Harry Potter costumes this year, also. Your robe came together great. Happy Halloween to your boy.

Lisa said...

I love it! I'm obsessed with HP but my boys are still a little young. We are doing all Harry Potter Halloween decoration starting this year and its been fun. I would love for you to link this up to our first 4th Friday Finale at Over the Big Moon!

Great Job on the costume!

Faith, Trust, and a Little Pixie Dust said...

Yes, I can totally envision the crest on the robe! So cute. Thanks so much for linking up to Fabulous Friday!

Warmly, Michelle

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