Am I crafty? Why yes I am! I love to come up with projects for myself…they don’t always work out (like my plan to make my own laundry soap-FAIL!), but it’s always fun to try new things!

Over the years, I have made many Halloween costumes. I think it’s so fun to take the idea of something and turn it into reality.  Here are a few of my creations:

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This year, Jadon decided to be a Lego Micromanager (from the Lego Movie). When he made this announcement, he just said he wanted to be a micromanager and so I’m picturing this little businessman. I must have had a really confused look on my face, because he told me where it was from and then we Googled it and finally I understood 🙂 .

Here is my goal:

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You might think this looks impossible…but where there’s a will, there’s a way!!

When I looked at it, I saw shapes that could be made with boxes…and maybe foam. The claw hands would have to be something he could hold onto (because I have no idea how I would attach them to anything!). Boxes around his shoes for the big robot feet…and a LOT of spray paint!!!

Here’s our work in progress:

Jadon tracing the circles…

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my pile of cut out circles, we ended up with 70!

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I used Gorilla Glue to glue all the circles to the box and then I had to weight it down and let it dry…my cookbooks worked really well for that part 🙂

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Jadon got in on the spray painting fun

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coming along nicely…

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need to glue the claws together…

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And that’s all I have done for now…I have lots to do in the next couple of days 🙂 . I will show you the finished product on Halloween!!!

Are you working on costumes for your kids?? Share your awesome creations in the comments!!

xo 😉

Sarahjo