Remember after we had been Star Wars for Halloween final yr?! There isn’t a lot else that I like greater than a household Halloween costume, and I’m so pumped that the children are into the thought once more this yr. We’re holding this years’ costume beneath wraps till October 31st, however at the moment I’m sharing how we put collectively our household Star Wars Halloween costume from final yr! We discovered virtually all the things we wanted proper in our closets, aside from a number of key items (hiya, lightsaber!) that we bought. Read on for a whole breakdown of every character, with hyperlinks to any particular objects we used, and learn how to make a household Star Wars costume for Halloween!
A be aware about how we do Halloween costumes for our household! I wish to ensure that all the things is as cost-effective as potential, so every time I can I take advantage of what we’ve. Otherwise, I attempt to buy items that we will then use in day by day life, just like the pants that we acquired for Henry’s Luke Skywalker costume. I attempt to restrict purchases of items that we’ll by no means use once more. So hopefully you may scour your closet (or not less than a thrift retailer!) for many of these things.
How to Make a Family Star Wars Costume for Halloween
It was Henry’s concept to be Star Wars, and a yr later he’s nonetheless obsessed. We have the Star Wars Little Golden Books and we learn all of them. the. time. So he determined who could be who, and clearly selected Luke for himself. This one is so easy. A white t-shirt, an outsized beige cardigan for the jedi gown (the cardigan was an outdated one in every of mine), a woven belt (additionally mine), some skinny khakis, a few Ace bandages wrapped across the decrease half of the legs, and a few tan sneakers (we used some slip-on Toms that Henry already had. Add a lightsaber and DONE! (A be aware on the lightsaber: we discovered one for $5 at Walmart, however I couldn’t relocate it to share right here. The closest factor I may discover is linked beneath!) We additionally had at one level made a bit holster to carry an additional blaster that connected to his belt, however it didn’t work too properly so sooner or later within the day we simply eliminated it. Go for it in the event you assume your kiddo wants the holster! See the shoppable record beneath.
TOMS Slip Ons
I used to be MOST enthusiastic about this one, as a result of it concerned a bit little bit of DIY! It was just about simply chopping felt and glueing it on the beanie and costume, however nonetheless. It was enjoyable to place collectively. I don’t have a sample for the items we glued on to Maggie’s R2-D2 costume, however simply zoom in on the photographs and it is best to have the ability to recreate it. For Mags, we used a bit white costume, grey leggings, silver moccasins, and a grey beanie, with felt utilized in blue, grey, crimson, and black. I didn’t measure or hint something for the shapes we glued; it was all eyeballed. I used E6000 to connect on all of the items. See beneath for shoppable hyperlinks.
We determined to go along with the seems to be from Empire Strikes Back for all of the characters as a result of they had been probably the most simply replicated. So for my Leia, I used a white button up shirt, a white down vest, white denims, and brown boots. I did milkmaid braids in my hair and we acquired little faux blasters from the greenback retailer, which I painted a rust colour. If you’re carrying a blaster, ensure that it doesn’t really seem like an actual gun. (I get form of twitchy about that.) We looked for ones that regarded as futuristic as potential, so that they undoubtedly regarded like toys. See beneath for shoppable hyperlinks.
White Button Up Shirt
Rust Spray Paint
Admittedly, Ryan’s Han Solo costume might be probably the most low-key of the bunch. We initially had been going to make him the little hip holster that Han carries and finally simply ran out of time. So this one is fairly fundamental! Tan henley shirt, black vest, darkish pants or denims, and a blaster just like the one above. Done. See beneath for shoppable hyperlinks.
Tan Henley Shirt
Black Down Vest
Rust Spray Paint
We had SO MUCH FUN. I simply won’t ever recover from the household costume factor. There are households in our neighborhood with youngsters in highschool who nonetheless do it and each time I see them I’m like GOALS! So we’ll see how lengthy it lasts. And keep tuned on our Instagram feed to see what we’re going to be this yr! xoxo