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Topic: The worlds smallest Paul McCartney  (Read 7043 times)
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RikkiTikki
« on: November 02, 2009 09:46:55 AM »

My 4yr old son, Dane, loves the Beatles so for Halloween we sent him out as Paul McCartney.  We made him a Beatles suit using the pattern pictured below.  We also tried our best to recreate one of Paul McCartney's guitars.  Our original plan was to recreate his Hofner bass but it just wasn't turning out as well as we had hoped.  The one we ended up with is just a cheap little kid guitar from Toys R Us that we added a black pick guard to.  I'm beyond pleased with how everything turned out.  I was even more pleased with how many people knew who he was supposed to be!

Anyway, on with the show! Smiley


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We had a blast running around the back alleys of our area looking for spots to take the perfect Beatles style photo shoot pics.

Here is the pattern we used:

We got it off Etsy.  Its an original from 1969.

And of course here is one of the many many Paul McCartney pictures we used for inspiration:


Thanks for looking! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009 09:49:39 AM »

Oh he's so adorable!! And, what a cool kid for wanting to be Paul! Smiley You did a GREAT job!
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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009 09:59:42 AM »

That's about as groovy as it gets!  And your search for backgrounds paid off - it's perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2009 10:41:11 AM »

He looks great, did you cut his hair also?
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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2009 10:48:55 AM »

He looks great, did you cut his hair also?

Nope, he normally sports a shaggy early Beatles looking style.  Not because we are that Beatles crazy, but because my husband and I think he looks best with longer shaggier hair. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2009 11:17:12 AM »

What an adorable little dude! That suit is perfect, the hair is perfect, he looks great!
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« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2009 03:33:52 PM »

Wow!  That is a very cool 4 year old!
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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2009 06:40:45 PM »

So cute!!
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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2009 07:26:55 PM »

RIDICULOUSLY CUTE
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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2009 08:55:05 PM »

HE'S SO PRECIOUS  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy i love his little poses too, and where you took the photos  Smiley
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