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

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

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

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

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

Day of the Dead Bride Makeup and Costume

Day of the Dead Bride Makeup and Costume

So I just got engaged and I wanted to incorporate my soon to be bride veil – with something extra spooky. I created this look using dollar store eye pencils eye shadow – fake flowers and a little imagination. I call it Day of the dead bride or Dia de la Novia Muerta. Remember ladies … Read more

Sexy Last-Minute Sugar Skulls Costumes

Sexy Last-Minute Sugar Skulls Costumes

These Sugar Skulls costumes were a super last minute costume choice for my friend and I. We were actually going to a costume party that night, and the costumes we ordered online never came in the mail. To make the costumes… We went to the costume store and bought face makeup. Black, pink, and white … Read more

Last Minute Day of the Dead Bandido Couple Costumes

Last Minute Day of the Dead Bandido Couple Costumes

This costume was put together in 48 hours and didn’t cost much at all! When I was told we had a last minute Halloween party 2 days before I decided to look in our closet for inspiration.  I had the teal Mexican style dress already and some red ankle cowboy boots.  My husband owned cowboy … Read more

Sexy Sugar Skulls Cross Bone Blondes Costumes

Sexy Sugar Skulls Cross Bone Blondes Costumes

For this Sugar Skulls (Cross Bone Blondes) costumes I started with the top (bra). I went to michaels and got fake flowers in assorted colors (red, white, pink, deep purple), variety of lace, studs, and felt to cut out small skulls to add detail. I also looked in the scrapbooking eisle and got some paper … Read more

Sugar Skull Day Of The Dead Costume

Sugar Skull Day Of The Dead Costume

I wanted to do something different that would look really cool this Halloween so I decided to go as a Suar Skull from the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos, and as the halloween party I was attending was actually on the holiday it seemed even more appropriate :) Make-up: The main … Read more

Coolest Ever Dia de Los Muertos Familia Halloween Costume

Coolest Ever Dia de Los Muertos Familia Halloween Costume

Every year our daughter, now 5, selects a theme for us to follow each Halloween. This year it was Day of the Dead! We began by searching images of face makeup that we liked and I, being the art teacher, combined them in to one-of-a-kind designs. Now, part of the challenge that I look forward … Read more

Cool Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Cool Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

We both love Halloween and this year wanted to celebrate the holiday together with a couple costume. After deciding on a Day of the Dead theme for a party we were throwing we decided to go as a bride and groom, perfect couple idea. I love making costumes myself, I love that what I’m wearing … Read more