Saturday, November 7, 2015

Halloween costumes 2015

I'm glad my kids pick the Halloween themes sometimes because this year we've been so busy that my creative juices were lacking. My oldest son is SUPER into the Rick Riorden book series, staring Percy Jackson. So he wanted to be Percy Jackson and the rest of us are his gods and goddesses.  My husband dressed as Dionysus, God of wine. It was pretty awesome getting drink refills from him during the neighborhood party we attended.  I dressed as Hera, Goddess of women and children.  My middle son was Perseus, one of the most celebrated Greek Heroes. My daughter is Artemis, Goddess of the hunt.  It was pretty fun channeling our inner Greek goddesses and gods.  We all felt great in our costumes and everyone had a great Halloween. Below you'll find details of our costumes.





My hair and makeup were the most fun parts of getting ready for Halloween.  I found really fun clip in hair from Beauty World.  Originally I bought 18" straight hair, but when I tried curling it, it just wouldn't hold. So I went back to the store and the nice women let me exchange it for wavy hair.  I curled the rest of my hair with a 1" rod to get the same texture as the clip in hair. It blended seamlessly.  The hair band was from Target and the gold spray painted leaf completed the whole look. I went heavy on the makeup, even applying fun long lashes.  I seriously had so much fun, and now wishing my hair could grow quickly back to look like this naturally.



Percy Jackson 
Orange Camp Half Blood t-shirt = Swagge Amazon.com
Blue Hoodie and Jeans = Old Navy
Sword = Rubies Long Roman sword = Amazon.com

Perseus
Clash of the Titans Costume = Amazon.com
Sandals = DSW

Artemis
Youth Wooden Bow and Arrow set = SGSmall
Quiver for Arrows sewn by me from Cotton Duck fabric
Dress = RG Costumes Athena
Hair Braid = Sally's Beauty Supply

Dionysis
White Twin Sheet = Already owned
Brow Ribbon for belt
Wreath Hair Crown, spray painted gold leaves from craft store and hot glued faux grapes to it.
Jug of Wine = Grocery Store

Hera
White fabric dress = 2 yards of white fabric from Joann Fabrics
Gold belt = gold trim from Joann Fabrics
Gold Head band = Target
Gold tattoos = Target
Gold Jewelry = Personal collection
Earrings = Kate Spade
Hair (yes I said Hair) =synthetic clip in hair from Beauty World.

Hope everyone had a great Halloween! Until next year, the Mortals of Peahen Pad.

xo
Cathleen

1 comment:

Sarni said...

Over the Top as Auntie Mary always says! Yeah for creative thinking CAP! May the Gods rejoice..

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