Jack, Zero, and Scary Teddy: Halloween

My cousin has such a gift.
Let me back up a bit. I love my cousin. Very very much. (You might remember her from her maternity shoot about a month ago). Anywho. I’ve written before about how she was the one who pushed me into photography. I’m so thankful that she saw something in me and encouraged me to pursue it. Well, now I am VERY CLEARLY seeing the gift she has been given!! Kalie made these costumes from SCRATCH. No sample, no pattern, no nothing. Just an idea in her head. I mean who on earth can create costumes like this with no sewing education or sample? She is so creative and absolutely gifted and talented. The quality of her work is amazing and she doesn’t skimp on the details.
If I had it my way Kalie would open up an Etsy store and spend her days crafting away at cool and unique costumes for kids. There has got to be a huge market filled with cool parents who want their kids to be something rad for halloween. And by rad I don’t mean, Spiderman, a pirate, or the Hulk. I’m talking Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven, and Frankenstein (which are all costumes she has made for her kids).
If you guys think Kalie should open up a store PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW ENCOURAGING HER TO DO SO!!

Enjoy this very quick and impromptu photoshoot we did of her boys Danny, Neko, and Brixton as Jack Skellington, Zero, and Scary Teddy! AAAANNNNDDDD…. THERE’S A VIDEO! Danny was just so excited about being Jack that I couldn’t help but film he. He was in character. What 4 year old is in character?? My nephews are awesome.

November 4, 2012 - 5:04 am

Kristina Carter - You are both ridiculous!!!! Amazing costumes and amazing pictures!!!!

November 4, 2012 - 8:02 am

Liana - As a long-time fan of Kalie, the boys, and you, I loved these. You can tell little Danny is so into it. And YES, Kalie! Start an Etsy shop! You are too talented to not share this gift with more people.

November 4, 2012 - 9:36 am

Jaime Patterson - Shut! Up! These are phenomenal

November 4, 2012 - 9:45 am

Jenna - Brilliant!!! So original and beautifully crafted!

November 4, 2012 - 9:51 am

Donna Oates - These are amazing!! As a photographer, I would love to work with someone so talented and have them see the visions in my head when all i could do is describe them! Kalie you have mad talent! Etsy would only be the beginning! LOVE THESE COSTUMES! One of our favorite movies ever!

November 4, 2012 - 11:10 am

Catie - This is AMAZING!!!!!! AWESOME JOB!!!!!!

November 4, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Jenifer - I would buy these costumes just for fun times in my studio! These are great! Definitely start an Etsy store! Photo’s are awesome captures of personality too! Brilliant concept! :0)

November 4, 2012 - 2:17 pm

Alexis Hibbetts - Even if I don’t have kids, she should open an Etsy shop. I agree. LOVE those costumes. She should make my costume next year. ;]

November 4, 2012 - 2:25 pm

Monique - These are incredible!!! PLease open a shop!! Please

November 4, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Janelle - Wow, Kalie is so talented it’s crazy. Who seriously is this crafty….? She should definitely do Etsy, or open up a store here and not move:).

November 4, 2012 - 3:37 pm

Cassie Wicks - Oh my goodness! These are incredible. I love that movie and I ADORE these costumes. Wow!

November 5, 2012 - 12:05 am

Debbie Lucero - OK Kalie, I have been sewing for years and can’t do that WITH a pattern! You must be gifted, because even with classes, clothes sewing is complicated. These are incredible and you need to figure out how to develop your talent!

November 5, 2012 - 11:00 am

Jaquelyn Harklerode - Heck yes this woman needs to open a shop like right now!!!

November 5, 2012 - 6:10 pm

Glynna - Definitely a gift and just simply amazing!!! And the photos weren’t too shabby either ;)

November 16, 2012 - 6:17 pm

Clarissa - These are adorable! You should definitely continue to see; you have a talent!!! :)

September 6, 2013 - 6:56 pm

Kayla - How much would it be to buy a zero costume? I have searched and searched and can’t find one and I’m not talented enough to make one. Lol

September 19, 2013 - 10:33 pm

Chloe - These are so amazing!! I would love to ask you a few questions about how you made them if you have time. My son’s name is Jack and we do a Jack costume every year. This year we have decided to make him Jack Skellington and I would really love to be able to make a costume just like the one you made!! I can give you my email address if you have time to chat about it. :) Thanks!

September 26, 2013 - 11:12 am

Melinda leon - I would love to hear more about how you made your costume as well, I am trying to make a Jack costume but am not sure where to start. Did you had make the actual suit? If so was it painted. I just love it!

October 31, 2013 - 11:47 am

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February 10, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Alysia - I love these so much! I want the Vampire Teddy Bear one to be honest :D I would buy that if it was in a store! If I were you I would make up a lot of these beautiful things and sell them in a shop.

February 28, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Abigale - PLEASE OPEN AN ETSY SHOP!!! Iwant my 1 yr old to be zero & was gonna handmake the costume for him but i am NO Good! I would pay good monet for a costume like this

August 15, 2014 - 10:30 am

Liz - So, did she ever open a shop? I’m trying to figure out how to make a Zero costume and I could not possible beat this! I’d love to order one.

August 20, 2014 - 11:05 pm

Liz - I love the Zero costume. I’d love to know how she made it!

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