|Emily in random thrift store prom dress|
|Glinda, Good Witch of the North|
We have one very important guideline when it comes to Halloween costumes - they have to be fashioned from a thrift-store find. No store-bought here. Emily actually decides on her costume the day after Halloween. And then she changes her mind 15 times. Just in September of this year she went from Vampire to Peacock to Witch-with-a-fancy-hat to Glinda. Once we select the "raw materials" for her costume, though, she is locked in.
She was pretty thrilled when we found a ball-gown style prom dress for $3.00. It started like this:
Until it was all ready for her school parade this morning:
I was thrilled to find a roll of clear vinyl in the remnant's rack at JoAnn's Fabrics. It was perfect for the wand and tall crown:
Emily...I mean, Glinda, looked great marching with Supergirl, a few princesses, and one or two cowboys.