Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween

Here he is, my debonair vampire. Kind of ironic though, he doesn't even know what a vampire is. This costume was chosen more for what it wasn't then what it was. The requirements? The costume could not have a hat of any kind, nor could it be difficult to walk/move in. That rules out a lot of costumes. It was either this or a Hershey kiss sans the hat, and I could tell dh wasn't crazy about the second idea. I absolutely love his pose here, again, even funnier since he doesn't know what a vampire is. This was one of only 3 photos I got before the party and the rain last weekend. I hope to get some more today. I did the photo extraction technique again, so great for dramatic Halloween photos. 


Honestly, I'm not sure how long J will last tonight. His bed time is between 7-7:30pm, so right about the time he should be getting ready for his bedtime routine, I'm going to put him in a costume and he and I will go roam the neighborhood. Since it's Friday, things could get started even later, and it is going to be cold here. It's really cold this morning. I have a feeling a major public meltdown could be in my future. Even if we go to one house, it's still better than last year. At 11 mons last year, we didn't even make it out of the house in a pumpkin costume. To be honest, I really don't care if we just turn around and go right back in the house. He wore the costume at the party, so I feel like I got my $20 worth. So, I'm keeping an open mind but when he is done I won't be pushing it.

Can you believe the start of the holiday season is upon us? I can't. Here's the latest with Cosmo's Oh Joy! (Love, love, love Oh Joy.)

Supplies: Cosmo Cricket Oh Joy Patterned Paper: ; Cosmo Cricket Oh Joy Ornament Diecut; Cosmo Cricket Buck Naked Ornament Chipboard; Cosmo Cricket Mr. Campy Gold Ribbon plus Making memories glitter alphas.

Instructions: Print photos with a white border. Add alphas. Design circle journaling on the computer using photoshop using ellipse tool and text tool. Print to fit inside the ornament die cut. Tie a bow with Mr. Campy ribbon, add with glue dots to the top of the ornament. Add a straight line of ribbon and place ornament with bow on top.

I've got a December birthday to prepare for. Off to research fire truck birthday themes. If you want a great price on some Oh Joy, go to A Million Little Things. They have paper packs (just one sheet of each paper in the line plus the strip and the journaling cards, no diecuts though) for around $6.  I haven't seen a better deal. 

Happy Halloween everyone!

13 comments:

Barb said...

Your little Dracula is just adorable!

Helsbells said...

Love the b&w photos against the patterned paper. Cute vampire too (if you can have such a thing?!!)

kimosabescraps said...

oooo he is such a cutie... love how shy he looks!
Happy Halloween to you!!!

~Sasha Farina~ said...

OMG... i would be delighted to have the vampire over at any time! :D he's so adorable!

Lisa Dorsey said...

Oh what a sweet little dracula!

Denise said...

My niece had similar requirements in regard to her costume. No hat, no wig, nothing itchy. She is going as herself. :o) I am hoping you encounter no public breakdowns. Have a blast!

Kimber-Leigh said...

that is one adorable little guy you've got there! hope he has fun tonight! (my oldest is always so scared of most costumes...so we have to be careful about what we do!)

Stacey Michaud said...

What a great picture of him in his costume! You will have fun using CC Haunted with that one!!! Love the layout too! Have fun tonight. Hopefully it will go well!

Susan Beth said...

He looks so very cute - actually handsome - in that outfit. Hope he enjoys whatever length of adventure you are able to have to night. Love the layout too.

Nicole said...

love your sweet vampire...have fun tonight!!

janel said...

Happy Boo night to you!
Great photo and wonderful "joy" layout!
Have a great evening!

:: gingerkitty :: said...

a dorable!

Linda said...

Oh, he's quite adorable!! Hope you guys had fun last night. :) Great page!