Making Stuff: Semi-Homemade Gypsy Costume {DIY Halloween}

by This is Carrie on October 28, 2011

This year, I knew I needed to be realistic with the amount and intensity of homemade Halloween costuming I took on.  Princess has had labor intensive costumes for the past few years so it was time for a “semi-homemade” costume this year.  In one trip to our favorite thrift store, we found everything we needed (and for under $10).

Esmerelda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame

Women’s skirt: $2.99 (added a piece of elastic at the waist to make it fit)
Head scarf: $1.99
Waist scarf: $2.99
1 gold hoop earring, old necklace & gold bracelets: Free from mom’s jewelry box
Blouse: Free from her closet (you might recognize it from her “Maria” ensemble)



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October 28, 2011 at 2:32 pm

This costume reminds me of Esmeralda in Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame. She is lovely :)

Danny October 28, 2011 at 3:22 pm

So cute! I love your ingenuity!

Tasha @ Healthy Diva October 28, 2011 at 4:34 pm

You are so talented, love the costume!

Linda October 29, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Adorable and love that you paid so little. Your daughter looks gorgeous and so very happy with her costume!

frances October 9, 2012 at 12:55 pm

cute just went to the ren fair, this will work for my daughter next years ren fair, but a tutu and tank, it still hot here in vegas

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