Thursday, July 2, 2009

Dress Up

What kid doesn't love to dress-up?

I truly loved it as a child. There are many pictures of me in my various 'outfits' throughout my childhood. Halloween was a big deal in our house and my mom went to great lengths to insure we all had a Halloween costume we loved. (I plan on doing the same for our kids.)

As I grew up though my idea of dressing up for Halloween or other events drastically changed. Instead of a full on costume, my Halloween costume would consist of wearing jeans, a black top, with the addition of a hot pink feather boa along with some funky jewelry. Was I anything in particular? No. I just liked an excuse to wear some sweet accessories.

Well. As we know there is a big movie coming out on the 15th, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. (My 2nd favorite in the series...I love how Rowling does all the flashbacks/backstory...so awesome!) No. I will not be dressing up when we go to the midnight showing. I will leave that up to the other diehards. However. I figured hey...this is the perfect excuse for some sweet accessory. Right?

So this idea came to mind a few weeks ago and last night I took it from paper to fabric.



Close enough right???

So I know Hedwig is suppose to be 'snowy' white and I wanted her to be completely white but the bag needed some contrast. So that is why there is some gray and black incorporated into the bag. I love how it turned out! This one is for sale in the shop.



Sorry, I can't get enough of all the feathers.

9 comments:

  1. LOVE it! What a great idea!

    PS: Have you started a family blog yet? :)

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  2. So Cute! You are totally going to be styling at Harry Potter. I love the idea.

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  3. I didn't know you were such a Harry Potter Fan!!!!
    That bag is super super cute! I love the feathers and the color contrast! You are so creative... have I told you that before? ;)

    XO

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  4. Oh my goodness! That bag is so flippin cute! Good job!

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  5. no!
    this is just great, my daughter will love it
    here in argentina, there are no many chances to dress and celebrate "harry potter"; anyway, I made her a Gryffindor scarf, and she uses it for windy days
    we are expecting the movie too :)
    great blog!

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  6. That is so AWESOME You did a great job!

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  7. Thanks guys! Glad you like it. Angie...oh I love HP.

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