Halloween on DosFamily A Homemade Costume – Wednesday Addams


Wednesday Addams.
Last year my daughter Viola went trick or treating dressed as Miss Addams. Today we are giving the costume another go.
All you need:

Braided black hair parted in the middle. If it´s not black already you can spray it like we did.
A black dress. This one is from a thriftstore.
A blouse/dress with a collar to wear underneath. We used an old Lucia gown (almost all homes in Sweden have one, Lucia has been celebrated for generations in schools here).
A wicked toy. Wednesday is usually portrayed holding a doll that looks like her. We did not have one like it so we got creative:

Viola,  what kind of toy would Wednesday have?” I asked.
An axe!!” Viola shouted pointing to the air like one does when getting a brilliant idea.
I´m afraid it would be to heavy for you to carry…
A dead dog!!!
Against the law.. I´m sure. Plus where would we fin…””
“A guillotine” Viola interrupts me.
Way too complicated to build”
“Okay well.. how about a beheaded doll then?

We found a perfect victim – ripped the head off and named it Boris.




Synopsis: October is Halloween month here on DosFamily. We will blog as usual but we´ll add some horror inspired post here and there.


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11 Responses to Halloween on DosFamily A Homemade Costume – Wednesday Addams

  1. eni October 2, 2013 at 11:51 #

    a perfect costum for viola!!!
    of course!
    her face is adorable!
    and…i love her toy.ideas!
    made my day!
    i wish i was allowed to be dressed as wednesday adams when i was a child.
    you are a good mommy!!! oh yes you are!!!:)


    • Jenny Brandt October 2, 2013 at 12:30 #

      Thank you Eni.

  2. Julie October 2, 2013 at 12:17 #

    You guys are amazing!

    I love Violas face… and also her Mr. Burns look is great, spot on!! :-)


    • Jenny Brandt October 2, 2013 at 12:22 #

      Yes! The Mr Burns look is very common here.
      she is quite theatrical

  3. Ella October 2, 2013 at 14:23 #

    Mr. Wednesday Burns. -☆

  4. http://cirkusiskogen.blogspot.se/ October 2, 2013 at 15:17 #

    Det låter toppen med en halloweenmånad. Jag gillar att skrämmas nästan lika mycket som att retas. Till förra halloween köpte vi ett så fint skelett i storleken större barn, det har fått hänga framme sedan dess. Kanske borde man involvera sina grannar i skrämmselmånaden? Jag skulle kunna sno med mig moderkakor från jobbet och lägga på deras trappor eller i brevlådan….. (det finns fler barnmorskor i mitt kvarter så det vore inte helt uppenbart vem som var den skyldige)….
    Jag ser fram emot ert tema! //Sanna

  5. enannanhelena October 3, 2013 at 00:44 #

    Hihi, jag borde väl inte skratta, utan snarare hicka – skrämselhicka! Men hon är ju så söt och uttrycksfull din Viol. Älskar Boris också!

    Och nu har det hunnit bli torsdag. Borde det inte finnas en Thursday Addams också? ;)

    Can’t wait for more Halloween-”godies”!


  6. enannanhelena October 3, 2013 at 00:45 #

    Goodies borde nog stavas med två o:n va? :)

  7. kollijox October 3, 2013 at 20:34 #

    Gahhhh! Underbart alltihopa, bilden, Viola och hennes underbart underfundiga ideer på diverse leksaker.

  8. annika October 4, 2013 at 11:07 #

    Det här är fantastiskt!! JAG VILL HA BARN


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