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Last Minute Costume Idea: Hawkeye from the Avengers
Posted By Jessica Fisher On October 29, 2012 @ 6:55 am In Fall,Seasonal Fun | 4 Comments
Make a last-minute costume that will please the Avenger in everyone.
You know already about our family’s deep and abiding love for the Avengers . The boys have told me that it’s their top 3 of all-time favorite movies. I have to agree. We had a blast last month watching it on Blu-ray and have watched it many times over since then.
I was hoping that they’d all want to dress up as Avengers this year. Wouldn’t that be cute? I could picture each of my six kids as one of the characters. But, no, for a variety of reasons they turned it down.
Except one. FishBoy10 decided to be Hawkeye. Of course, he decided this about 2 hours before  we were to head to Legoland for their dress-up party.
Seriously, this was one of the easiest costumes I’ve ever put together – and it met with rave reviews as we walked through the amusement park Saturday night. It might not be the Mother of the Year award, but I was pretty proud of myself.
We bought some very average items at Walmart that afternoon. If I had had more time, I probably could have found much of it at home already. You’ll need:
So, what did I do?
Except for the time that it took for the paint to dry, this costume took a total of ten minutes to pull together. It was easy to make and relatively cheap to create, especially if you already have black clothes and gloves to use.
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