Polly Pocket Compact Costume

Polly Pocket Compact Costume

The base of the costume is a plastic container that was found at Hobby Lobby. Most other craft stores should also carry similar plastic containers. The container was spray painted pink. The inside is made from dollhouse furniture, washi tape, cardstock, stickers, and lots of glue! Pink backpack straps were attaced to the container, and … Read more

Broken Ventriloquist Puppet Costume

Broken Ventriloquist Puppet Costume

My daughter never wants to dress in the norm for Halloween. She has been like that since she was 5. I never got to dress her up as a princess. She says “Halloween is about being scary, not about being cute.” She felt that way when she was five and still feels the same way … Read more

Twisted Broken Ballerina Doll Costume

Twisted Broken Ballerina Doll Costume

The components of my costume include: Curled Black Hair, Skull Headband, Creepy Broken Doll Makeup, long sleeved black shirt, purple tutu, white tights, black boots, and white gloves. For anyone who wants to also try to be the same character for Halloween, some substitutions that can be made if desired for certain costume parts including: … Read more

Cool Porcelain Doll Makeup and Costume

Cool Porcelain Doll Makeup and Costume

This costume is my favorite costume that I’ve ever worn. I created it using items I already owned in my closet (yeah, I already owned a creepy doll dress) and just purchased a wig from Amazon. The make-up is what really made the costume. I had to practice several times with a lot of different … Read more

Easy Homemade Rag-Doll Costume

Easy Homemade Rag-Doll Costume

My costume consists of many different elements I found myself and put together. My Halloween costume was originally made and designed by me for a performance about broken toys I did two years ago but I brought it back to life this year with a few changes. The dress I found in an op shop … Read more

Broken Porcelain Doll Costume

Broken Porcelain Doll Costume

I liked the sad broken doll makeup tutorials I was seeing online everywhere. I decided to try one out. I free handed my own make up using the cheap makeup I could find. Everything came from our local .99 cent store. I started by completely covering my face and chest with a light colored base … Read more

Last-Minute $0 DIY Wind-Up Doll Costume

Last-Minute $0 DIY Wind-Up Doll Costume

I decided to be a wind-up doll this year. I don’t have much inspiration because it was my sister’s idea (kudos). I am so happy with how it turned out! I needed to find a dress that would work, or a long skirt and a top. Then I realized that I had everything I needed … Read more

Polka Dot Broken Doll Costume Made by an 11 Year Old!

Polka Dot Broken Doll Costume Made by an 11 Year Old!

I’m entering this for my daughter: I’m 11 years old and this is my first Halloween with my adoptive mom and she wanted to make it special for me. I saw a costume for a broken doll and that’s what I wanted to be. My mom said that we could make it and that we … Read more

Coolest Broken China Doll Homemade Costume Idea

Coolest Broken China Doll Homemade Costume Idea

Back in early elementary school a song circulated around that thoroughly freaked out my daughter, “China Doll, in the hall, gonna chop your head off.”  This year we saw a costume for just that in a catalog, but it did not REALLY look like an old doll. So, being the crafty folks we are we … Read more