Happy United Nations Day!

Last friday was United Nations (UN) day in Troy's school. All the kids were asked to go to school in a costume that would represent a nation. The memo was given just 4 days before the celebration. Being the competitive/OC mom that i am, i panicked!

I started asking around for costumes or costume ideas. I received a few suggestions but none (for me) were 'winner material' :) So i searched the net and found this:

taken from http://cdn.babble.com

So i thought, what would be a better way to represent the United Kingdom than to dress up as the prince?  I started this little project by printing some photos of the prince and borrowing a red long sleeves polo from a friend (i didn't have time to go out and purchase anymore). Next step was to buy blue and black felt paper and some gold foil. Then we're all set.

I got home and discussed the idea with our resident 'designer' a.k.a. Yaya Jovy. And I said both of us can work on it the next day. But lo and behold, Jovy was more competitive than I am. She practically finished Troy's costume while everyone was sleeping that same night!


I was so amazed at the details of the outfit. Check out the hat she made out of white cartolina that she got from previous project scraps.

Troy was so excited with his costume. He even had a golden sword but i was not able to take a picture of him wearing it. He came home that day with a sash that says Little Mister UN :) He won first place! You're the best, Yaya Jovy!


HAPPY UNITED NATIONS DAY, EVERYONE!




caths  – (October 17, 2011 at 1:16 PM)  

hi fan, troy sure looks like a winner! What a great job (both mommy and yaya)...

Tiffany  – (October 17, 2011 at 3:43 PM)  

Thanks, Caths :) Credit should really go to Yaya :)

TheCorporateHousewifeMom  – (October 19, 2011 at 11:51 AM)  

cool costume!!! sipag ni mommy and yaya ;)

Tiffany  – (October 19, 2011 at 3:31 PM)  

Thanks, Cands! :) This friday is halloween naman so we're making another costume.

Cym Marzan  – (November 2, 2012 at 8:41 AM)  

It's a handsome and detailed costume! Love it!

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