A lot of people were sending me posts of these really great wheelchair costumes.  It felt like a challenge to try to come up with something.  I honestly didn’t expect that it would turn out that great – knowing my artistic ability, but I’m very happy with the results.

I went to Sears and asked for a box.  They kindly unpackaged a washing machine for display on the spot and gave me the box.  I thought I’d have to build some kind of structure to hold the box up, but it rested perfectly on the footrests in the front and on the wheelchair frame in the back.

I was thinking I would paint the box, but my husband suggested using wrapping paper — and that was key in making it work.  I found a picture of a minion and just kept decorating until I thought it looked right.1