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…

Easy No-Sew Knight's Costume Tutorial

Quick & Easy No-Sew Knight’s Costume

Last week I posted about our trip to the Medieval Festival at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem, complete with Knights’ tournament. The day before our trip, I had suggested to Oskar that he could wear his Knight’s helmet, to which – I should have seen it coming – he replied that he needed a costume too, to […] 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…