Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Stars of Our Star Wars Party

Simple costumes helped the children get into character for Christian's Star Wars themed party. I cut no-sew tunics for the boys and asked the Junior Jedi Knights to bring belts. I purchased all fabrics and trims for this project at Wal-Mart.


Princess Mary Ash-Leia looked stunning in a long white tunic worn over her white knit turtleneck and pants. A strand of gold beads tied around her waist made a shiny belt, and Princess Leia's trademark hairstyle completed the look. I think this costume brought out a new side to my little Jedi princess ... .


I don't think I've ever seen my dainty little Mary Ashley climb a tree! Perhaps she did it at the urging of this character ...


Queen Emma-dala!


(Although with Queen Amadala's royal makeup treatment, little Emma looked more like Queen Baby-Dolla to me!)

I just want to kiss her royal cheeks! For Emma's costume, I cut out a tunic and collar and hot glued black and gold ribbon to both --an homage to Queen Amadala's ceremonial dress.

The final two costumes were made for our favorite little Wookies ... .



Our cats, Sonny and Sarah!

Here Sarah sports the Princess Leia look with a white tunic and pipe-cleaner hairpiece. Hans Sonny looked so cute dressed in a brown Jedi robe with a little light saber tucked into his belt. The cats were less than enthusiastic about dressing up, but they were good sports to give Christian a birthday surprise.


Here are our Junior Jedis, poised for an afternoon of Jedi training!


11 comments:

Sandy said...

How adorable! Your children are so lucky to have such a talented Mother to create such fantastic birthday celebrations for them. What wonderful memories they will have of their childhood.

Teacup Lane (Sandy)

Laura said...

Those costumes are da BOMB!! You did such a great job!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Super job on those costumes!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Rach said...

Amazing work! Mary Ashley....such a doll!!

sweeter and the bubbas said...

OH, I love the pics and names!!! SO cute!! Christian was in Star Wars heaven, I can tell. :-)

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

wow, I can't believe how great everything was! Your kids must feel so lucky to have you as a mom! That cake was amazing!

Jennifer Driver said...

Cute costumes!

Susan Wicker said...

Dear Melissa...Your children really are very adorable! Just living dolls. You did such an awesome job on that party! Sincerely, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

Queen Emma-dala!

How cute is that?!

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Jocelyn Vigil said...

Perfect! Please tell me the type of cloth you used that is no-sew.

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