A Belated Look At Our Family Halloween

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley wearing Russian nesting doll costumes for Halloween

This years Halloween costume search led me to the most fabulous Etsy store where I found the perfect costumes not just for the kids but for Josh and I too. I’ve never done a family themed Halloween before but it was so much fun and got us so much positive attention I’m thinking it may be our new Halloween tradition! For as long as I can talk the kids into it that is.

If you’ve been following the blog then you know I’m a pretty big Etsy fan. I love all the shops that sell handmade, small batch, artisan type wares. Inbal Carmi Studio has just such a store and I completely fell in love with her beautiful, whimsical hand sewn children’s costumes. As I scrolled through her page I found these adorable mommy/daughter costumes and couldn’t resist them! I contacted the shop owner and asked if it would be possible to make two boy versions of this costume so Joshua and his Jr could get in on the action as well. Inbal was gracious enough to oblige and I could not have been happier with the quality of her work or how cute the costumes turned out. I realize it’s a bit of a hefty price tag for costumes that you really only wear once a year, but I’ve bagged them up, stored them with cedar chips and plan to get far more than just one use out of these. There’s always more than one Halloween celebration for the kids so I’m thinking next year, that for at least one of them, they will reprise their roles as Russian Nesting Dolls! Here’s a little look at our family photos from the day. Maybe they’ll get ya planning next years Halloween way sooner than you want!

Family Halloween Costumes
Katherine Heigl, Adalaide and Josh Jr. at Halloween
Katherine Heigl and Joshua Jr - Halloween Costumes
Naleigh - Halloween costume
Adalaide - Halloween Costume
Josh Kelley and Josh Jr. at Halloween
Joshua Jr - Halloween Costume
Naleigh and Adalaide at Halloween
Sisters holding hands
Katherine Heigl and Adalaide at Halloween
Katherine Heigl - Halloween Costume
Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley
You Might Also Like


  • Karin

    Oh that costume is so sweet.

    November 18, 2017 at 11:20 am Reply
  • Lynda Chamblin

    Just love the family costumes! I just love your family memories you are creating for your kids & also sharing them! You have the greatest finds! Estrus my favorite♥️ Just love homemade things Thanks for sharing & have a great weekend♥️

    November 18, 2017 at 12:26 pm Reply
  • Kris

    Really clever idea!! And perfect with the boys involved, too!! Looks like everyone had a blast!

    November 18, 2017 at 12:31 pm Reply
  • Susan d

    Love these costumes! So fun!!

    November 18, 2017 at 12:33 pm Reply
  • Lynda Chamblin

    Etsy. ~Grrr this iPhone Lol

    November 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm Reply
  • Susan d

    Love these costumes!!! So fun!

    November 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm Reply
  • Hasan Kart

    Hi Katie. It is wonderful to see you happy.
    I love you 😀

    November 18, 2017 at 12:35 pm Reply
  • Ashley Tackett

    One of my dear friend, who has 4 daughters, did Russian nesting dolls last Halloween and it was such a cute idea. However, I love your idea to have one made for your guys so they’re a part of the theme too!

    November 18, 2017 at 2:18 pm Reply
  • Lana

    Cute pictures of your family in costumes.

    November 18, 2017 at 3:19 pm Reply
  • Tricia

    One word ‘Adorable’

    Thank you for sharing ♡

    November 18, 2017 at 3:31 pm Reply
  • Maryanne

    What an adorable idea – you all look great!

    November 18, 2017 at 3:33 pm Reply
  • Tiphaine

    Beautiful Etsy costumes you made. Where did you find all your ideas ^^
    Think you for sharing your moment with your lovely familly.


    November 18, 2017 at 6:38 pm Reply
  • Armanda Barone

    Best costumes ever!!

    November 19, 2017 at 1:19 am Reply
  • Donna Myers

    You have an adorable family! I’ve been a fan of both you and your hubby for years! I enjoy your blog and seeing how crafty you are…but you got to pick up a crochet hook and let those knitting needles rest! Its time to become a “hooker” now! Lol Seriously, you do such beautiful work in your knitting! That’s my next bucket list thing to learn! I’ve been crocheting just over 2 years and have designed over 40 patterns! So you and your sweet family have a very blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!!! Looking forward to next months blog! God Bless!!!

    November 19, 2017 at 3:01 am Reply
  • Cécile

    HI !
    I’m from Paris and I just love to travel thanks to your beautiful blog ! I don’t really know you as an actress but mostly as a perfect crafty creator and life role model ! You also seem like a perfect mom and wife… anyway thank you for all the great things that you’re sharing with the world, I can’t get enough !
    Are you already planning Christmas decorations ?
    I don’t know in the USA but here in Paris, we can already admire some sweet christmas lights on the windows shops! Love this magical time of year and I’m sure you will impress us once again 😉

    November 19, 2017 at 7:45 am Reply
  • Teresa Smith

    Cutest costumes ever!!

    November 19, 2017 at 2:44 pm Reply
  • Mirit, milu

    So beautiful, Inbal has the best costumes ever ❤️

    November 19, 2017 at 5:42 pm Reply
  • Sandra Hunter

    I am so impressed! Is there no end to your talents? You are the most amazing woman. Whoever came up with the idea of Russian dolls is to be commended. They are fantastic! And by the way, your beautiful little boy looks just like his mommy.

    November 21, 2017 at 5:53 am Reply
  • Corinna

    Naleigh looks like a sweet Geisha 🙂

    November 21, 2017 at 10:36 am Reply
  • Caroline Paganucci

    I love the family costumes! I’m looking foward to see your Christmas decoration. Kisses from Brazil!

    November 21, 2017 at 7:23 pm Reply
  • Hasan Kart

    Happy birthday queen!!

    November 23, 2017 at 9:53 pm Reply
  • Lorena F.

    your family is beautiful! I admire you! You are a great actress and a very happy person! It is very much lacking in anatomy grays.

    December 9, 2017 at 5:41 pm Reply
  • Leave a Reply

    The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.

    Katherine Heigl's Favorite Beauty Finds: Part 2

    My Favorite Beauty Finds: Part 2

    Taking A Break To Save Grace

    Taking A Break To Save Grace