7-year-old Layla may be a shy kid but not when she's wearing a Disney costume. Playing dress-up has helped Layla "come out of her shell" and gain confidence.

It all began 2 years ago, when Camillia Courts, a photographer, took her daughter to Disneyland’s Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and got her a dress. Their first photo came out so great that they have been cosplaying ever since.

The mom-daughter duo now has more than 19,000 Instagram followers, and sew the dresses themselves or hire local seamstress. While Layla loves to dress as Disney princesses, her mother prefers the villains. Their favorite photoshoot was "The Little Mermaid" where Layla was Arial and Camillia turned herself into Ursula.

Besides cosplaying as Disney characters, the 7-year-old has also dressed as Princess Leia and BB-8 from the "Star Wars". She also cosplayed as Rowena Ravenclaw from Harry Potter and Violet from "The Incredibles."

More info: camilliacourts.com | Instagram

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

Those eyes are big and BEAUTIFUL!

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tiagoobin
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3 years ago

My favourite ❤❤

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Lillian Chesak
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3 years ago

The horns look incredibly realistic

DancingToMyself
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3 years ago

Because they are real! Duuh! :)

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Caitlyn McCracken
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3 years ago

This is my favorite. I love Maleficent

Hannah Bunker
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3 years ago

I think this is my favorite! : )

Pandykinz
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3 years ago

My mom and I have a similar photo from when I was little. She used to sew all my Halloween costumes, beautiful memories I have.

Caroline Cassano
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3 years ago

This picture is perfect in all ways, I love the setting too!

Kristy Buettner
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3 years ago

This is fantastic !! Genius idea and awesome role model Momma for encouraging creativity and GO COSPLAYERS❤❤❤❤

Layla Rose Muhaw
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3 years ago

Love maleficent so I LOVE this one!!!

Michele Clauser
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3 years ago

The only thing missing are her wings., but since she did not get them until the end it works.

siriuslyafangirl
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3 years ago

This is my favorite

Ashley Dopp
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3 years ago

Wow, this is beautiful.

Violet Oliveira
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3 years ago

What special memories they're making together! I don't remember my mom playing dress up with me, but my son and I used to dress up as superheroes that he invented. Just wish I'd had your talent behind the lens. Well Done!

Sylvia Ann
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3 years ago

Agreed

Shine Wai Yan
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3 years ago

Wow

Rosemary Moreland
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3 years ago

Innocence and the devil. Dead scary.

K
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3 years ago

mom says, look at ME! I'm hot!

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

WOW - What little princess wouldn't LOVE to have a photo opportunity like this! I love it

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Jade Carver
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3 years ago

Amazing

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

I actually couldn't quit staring at this shot. The costumes are impeccable

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John L Kelly
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3 years ago

She be one Sweetheart.

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Michel M. Prins
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3 years ago

Ah, well played. Leia technically is a Disney princess now, indeed :D

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Jazlyn J.
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3 years ago

So beautiful, sweet and delicate.

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

That mom sure rocks those villain outfits!

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Amanda Barnes
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3 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous 😱

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katarina
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3 years ago

Is she still 7 in this photo?

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

What an adorable Ariel

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Lillian Chesak
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3 years ago

I love this one

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

One of my favorite scenes.... down to the blue bird.

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Oona O'Neill
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3 years ago

Alice is supposed to be seven so this actually makes sense

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

I love how they lit up the glass slipper

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Oh, I'm so happy to see Anna represented. She is the real strength of the 'Frozen".

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Jazlyn J.
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3 years ago

Wow!!!

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

This whole photo looks like a fantasy. Well done.

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varwenea
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3 years ago

The shy girl smile and a butterfly on her finger. Beautiful.

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Heather DeVinche
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3 years ago

So amazing!

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Jessica Newton
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3 years ago

Rowena Ravenclaw, the Grey Lady.

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sky blue
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3 years ago

Love it

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Didn't we tell you not to bite?? And such a big bite too. :P

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Caroline Cassano
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3 years ago

Such a photogenic child!

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS
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3 years ago

love her hair

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Kristy Buettner
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3 years ago

Lumos⚡️⚡️⚡️

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Hannah Bunker
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3 years ago

She's not floating on water, she's on the sand under the water, I love the little crab on her tail too!

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS
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3 years ago

beaufiful

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Jade Carver
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3 years ago

😂 I think she needs to grow into the hair

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Caroline Cassano
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3 years ago

fantastic dress!

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS
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3 years ago

ha ha ha ha

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Bobbi Newell
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3 years ago

Beautiful, but out of character for Leia. I prefer the close-up in her rebel robes!

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Lou Wow
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3 years ago

Not sure about the make up though....

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Adriana Argyriou
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3 years ago

HUGE SKIRT!

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Anne Poole
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3 years ago

Love it 😍 🌹

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS
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3 years ago

such a wonderful sunset wow

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Adriana Argyriou
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3 years ago

you weren't supposed to bite that thing

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Susann Campbell
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3 years ago

I saw everyone that was here to view and this little girls is being made famous by her beautiful Mother. And when this little girl grows up I hope she will have many photos dressed up to show her book to the world of how she was loved and had a happy child hood. Her Novel will be a very good story to read.

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