Mountlake Terrace family wins homemade Halloween-costume contest

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Duct tape, file folders and a carryout salad container were among the raw materials repurposed into this Avengers family ensemble, submitted by Mountlake Terrace’s Mikayla Patella-Buckley. (Photo   courtesy of Mikayla Patella-Buckley)
Duct tape, file folders and a carryout salad container were among the raw materials repurposed into this Avengers family ensemble, submitted by Mountlake Terrace’s Mikayla Patella-Buckley. (Photo courtesy of Mikayla Patella-Buckley)

Our news partner, the Seattle Times, received dozens of creative entries for its 2014 homemade Halloween-costume contest. The amount of felt, fabric and feathers expended on DIY disguises this season was truly impressive.

The winning entry — a family Avengers ensemble devised from household implements and office supplies — was submitted by Mikayla Patella-Buckley, of Mountlake Terrace.

Patella-Buckley’s son Atticus, 3, wanted to dress up as Captain America. “His costume was a mixture of sewn-on stripes and stars from scrap material, a helmet made from file folders and duct tape, and a shield made from a carryout salad container,” she said.

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