Posts Tagged ‘dressing up’

Easy DIY Bat Costume

I’ve been very fortunate so far with my kids’ choices of Hallowe’en costumes. A couple of years ago, Oskar wanted to be a snail, and most years he’s been happy to just throw on his Spider-man costume from H&M. This year, he wants to be a Bat. There’s a local supermarket chain offering bat costumes for […] Read more…

Quick & Easy No-Sew Knight’s Costume

The other week we visited the Medieval Festival at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem, complete with Knights’ tournament. I posted some pics from the day over on my other blog, Museum Diary. The day before, I had suggested to my older son that he could wear his Knight’s helmet on our visit, to which – I should have […] Read more…

Ikea Hack: DIY Snail Costume

We are in the midst of Karneval season here in Germany (also known as Fasching or Fastnacht, depending which part of the country you’re in), the weeks leading up to Lent. Although there are regional differences in how Karneval is celebrated, what they generally have in common are parties, street parades, and dressing up in […] Read more…

DIY Superhero Masks

Today I’m sharing this week’s final birthday DIY with you. What’s a superhero party without some masks? I didn’t want to go crazy making all kinds of over the top giveaways for our little party guests, but I had some left over felt and elastic from other projects in the house anyway, and these seemed […] Read more…