Great Dia de Los Muertos Couple Halloween Costume

My wife and I have been doing couples costumes for the last couple of years and this year was no exception. I’ve always liked the idea of makin

My wife and I have been coming up with couple Halloween costume ideas for the last couple of years and this Dia de los Muertos costume was no exception. I’ve always liked the idea of making our own costumes because you get to be unique. After talking about what we wanted to be this year … Read more

Amazing The Book of Life La Muerte Costume

Amazing The Book of Life La Muerte Costume

Each year I search for inspiration for a costume that will allow me to express my creativity, innovation, and spirit of Halloween. My 5-year-old son had recently been watching The Book of Life again. I had seen it before but something specifically caught my attention this time. The last line in the movie spoken by … Read more

Dias de los Muertos Couple Costume

Dias de los Muertos Couple Costume

I tried to find a ‘day of the dead’ coupe costume online but couldn’t find anything that really hit the mark. I decided that I would make my own which was pretty simple and a lot cheaper. For the woman’s costume I purchased a suitable dress in the style I wanted from ebay for a few … Read more

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

My daughter had to be La Muerte from the movie Book of Life for Halloween. I started by buying a red velvet fabric and sewing the long dress. I made sure that it had a rounded train just like the “real” La Muerte. Then I bought a red sombrero from the local thrift store which was … Read more

Easy Tulle Snowman and Christmas Tree Couple Costume

Easy Tulle Snowman and Christmas Tree Couple Costume

Decided to DIY with my bestie for an ugly sweater christmas party. We went immediately to Jo-Ann Fabrics and bought some tulle, hot glue and glitter. We are so happy with how it turned out and the reaction of our friends was priceless. When all was said and done we really wanted to share our … Read more

The Scarves of Christmas Past Costume

The Scarves of Christmas Past Costume

I love creating an original Halloween costume for our school Halloween Parade every year. As a teacher, I’ve received dozens of scarves as gifts throughout the years and I wanted to use them in some fun way as a costume. I came up with “The Scarves of Christmas Past” for a costume based on The … Read more

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love competing in contests!  I try to make costumes that make people smile and they can relate to.  Usually I choose a weather theme but this year I decided it would be more for fun and not competition (well, that’s how it started at least.) My husband is … Read more

La Muerte Costume from The Book of Life

La Muerte Costume from The Book of Life

My daughter is La Muerte from The Book of Life.  There was no “La Muerte” costume on the market so I had to create this costume from scratch – it is 100% made by me. Materials used: dress pattern (made by me); skirt hem structure is a hula hoop (I bustled the front of the … Read more

Easy and Creative Pumpkin Spice Princess Costume

Easy and Creative Pumpkin Spice Princess Costume

This costume started as a joke between me and some friends because they claim I am the basic white girl poster child. I love all things fall, but really and truly love all things pumpkin spice. I am constantly eating/trying/baking new pumpkin spice things. I wanted to run with the idea for a costume, but … Read more

Dia de los Muertos Costume and Makeup

Dia de los Muertos Costume and Makeup

I was inspired by a photo I seen on Pinterest, the remarkable beauty yet frightfully scary appearance was amazing to me. I was on a mission to make this costume for Halloween. This costume was stunning yet scary enough to scare the poor little trick or treaters. It cost approx $15.00 to make and just a … Read more

Pretty Dia De Los Muertos Costume for a Girl

Pretty Dia De Los Muertos Costume for a Girl

My daughter Ava decided she wanted to be her favorite character from the movie The Book of Life, Le Muerte. And I was all for that because that meant one less Queen Elsa on the streets! The daunting project began with a simple adult size red party dress, obviously too big for a 6 year … Read more

Pop Art Zombie Makeup and Costume

Pop Art Zombie Makeup and Costume

Every year I like to be super scary and bloody and evil looking, this year I was going somewhere with a lot of black lights and decided the DAY OF to do this bright, glow in the dark, black light zombie. I had a few mehron paints laying around and i bought tulip uv activated … Read more

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Items needed for this simple day of the dead skeleton costume: (1) Black long sleeve shirt (1) Pair of Black Leggings (1) Bottle of White Acrylic Paint (1) Bottle of Glow-in-the-Dark Paint (1) Makeup (I only used white Halloween make-up, the rest of the make-up was cosmetic make-up) First, locate some black leggings and a … Read more

Cool Christmas Costume Idea – An Angel on a Tree!

My Little Christmas Tree Angel Costume

Here’s how I made my Christmas costume – A Tree Angel on a tree! I started with an old flower girl dress that was floor length.  Then, turned up the bottom so the skirt was half the length and hand stitched a few spots.  I took some thin rope light and hand sewed it to … Read more

Awesome Giant Skull Heads with Poncho El Chihuahua Group Costume

Awesome Giant Skull Heads with Poncho El Chihuahua Group Costume

Giant Skull Heads with Poncho El Chihuahua We are five grown-ups and our costumes had to show it. So we made them big. As big as we could. Giant. Drawing inspiration from a culture we don’t know much about, visions of pinata makers, kids’ drawings, our long-forgotten arts and crafts education and a skull whiskey … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dia de los Muertos Family Costume

Coolest Homemade Dia de los Muertos Family Costume

Our family decided to pay tribute to those that have gone before us, and celebrate the day of the dead holiday. We dressed up and painted our faces as sugar skulls, to honor those we have loved and lost, and to celebrate life! We sewed bowties and trim for the hats, painted flowers and glued … Read more

Original Day of the Dead Cat Costume

Original Day of the Dead Cat Costume

I LOVE cats! And I love the Day of the Dead (Dia de Muertos), the Mexican holiday. So why not combine them both? I’ve been practicing with my face-paints and looked for ideas online for Day of the Dead makeup, and even found Day of the Dead cat statues for sale online, so I got … Read more

Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

This was the first Day of the Dead Celebration we attended. Such a busy time of the year for costumes and dressing up, I LOVE it! We attended a few parties this year and we wore something different to each one. This is our version of Dias de los Muerta. My favorite part was creating … Read more

The Gigantic 5-Foot Glitzy Pumpkin Costume

The Gigantic 5-Foot Glitzy Pumpkin Costume

Once upon a time, two sisters grew up loving Halloween, playing dress up in the neighborhood. The family was six children, three boys and three girls. Every Halloween, they would always go trick or treating, in original homemade costumes. As they got older, they would help other family members with their costumes. About 12 years … Read more

Cool Twinkling Christmas Tree Costume

Cool Twinkling Christmas Tree Costume

I made this costume for my next door neighbor Lilly! I wanted to do something happy and bright! When I was young the high school parade floats were always made in my grandparents garage which I have great memories of getting to help out. So I decided to try and create a costume using this … Read more

Homemade Sugar Skull Dia De Los Muertos Costume

Homemade Sugar Skull Dia De Los Muertos Costume

I decided to create a homemade Sugar Skull Dia De Los Muertos costume this year. Materials I Used for this Sugar Skull Dia De Los Muertos Costume: Black lacy bustier Purple skater skirt Bigger fake flowers in red, purples and pinks Small fake flowers (found in the scrapbooking aisle) White glittery vines Glittery fake flowers … Read more

Amazing Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Amazing Day of the Dead Couple Costume

My wife and I like to put some effort in our costumes and we usually imitate a popular movie character.  Our inspiration came from the movie “The Book of Life” this year. Costume for the male was put together using a thrift store suit and accessories from a fabric store/Halloween store.  The skeletons on the … Read more

Sexy Couple Costume: Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Sexy Couple Costume: Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

This year seemed to be the year of the sugar skulls; this was our take on it. We used black cami’s and cut them into crop tops. We went to Joann’s and got a bag of pink sequins and hot glue’d them on. We also went to the dollar store and got 7 types of … Read more