Coolest Homemade Dia de los Muertos Skull Woman Costume

Homemade Dia de los Muertos Skull Woman Costume

Also another costume that was pretty cheap too do. It’s mostly about the make-up! My inspiration was the art of Sylvia Ji. http://www.sylviaji.com/ The dress is just an old wedding dress you can find at any thrift shop and the hair piece is wired flowers. :)

Coolest Dia de Los Muertos Adult Couple Costume

Coolest Dia de Los Muertos Adult Couple Costume

I have always loved Day of the Dead art, so why not dress like it! I bought an old wedding dress from the thrift store and began cutting. First I cut of the sleeves and zipper since it was too small, then I added grommets and turned the back into a corset style dress. I … Read more

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Homemade Couple Costume

Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume

This is a Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume my wife and I wore to a Halloween party. The paint is water based and I used an airbrush to paint the black base and a hand brush to paint the bones. My wife made the colored paper flowers.

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Costume

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Costume 12

I love Halloween and find it my own personal challenge to hand make all my costumes. This year I wanted to create a Victorian “La Catrina” Day of the Dead costume. I began by crocheting the collar from a vintage pattern found in the fall 2011 “Crochet Traditions” magazine. I added several more rows than … Read more

Coolest Homemade Day of the Dead Costume

Homemade Day of the Dead Costume

Where do I begin? I wanted a costume that was creative, yet meaningful, and I also wanted to grab enough attention to win a contest……..and that’s what we did! As my husband is Mexican, this homemade Day of the Dead costume was appealing to him, which was great since he wasn’t really interested in Halloween … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Write-up: Since moving 550 miles away from our home last year, we’ve decided to start to learn more about new cultures. Recently, I learned about the Mexican culture and especially the holiday celebrated, Dia De Los Muertos, Day of the Dead. I found pictures of the “sugar skull” online and was intrigued by how elaborate … Read more

Coolest DIY Day of the Dead Couple Halloween Costume

DIY Day of the Dead Couple Halloween Costume

This DIY Day of the Dead couple Halloween costume were put together in one day! We had a few items but most were picked up here and there. I think the hats really made the costumes. The top hat for Mark was left over from last year and the hat I have on was bought … Read more