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

Coolest Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume

Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume

My birthday is on Halloween. I never dressed-up ever. So when I was pressured by my husband and friends to actually go out and dress up – I didn’t want to be something everyone else was, and since I am obsessed with anything that has to do with Dia De Los Muertos I had to … Read more

Coolest Día de los Muertos Costumes

Coolest Día de los Muertos Costumes 13

We really wanted to make the most out of it this year, after having spent 3 years in London we have learned a thing or two about costumes. The main thing is to check what do you have already for the costume – I had a bunch of fake kitsch flowers so I cut a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frida Kahlo Costume

Homemade Frida Kahlo Costume

I have always loved Frida Kahlo’s paintings and Dia de Los Muertos, so I thought I would mix the two to make a unique Homemade Frida Kahlo Costume. 1)THE ‘DO: I braided my hair into pig tails and then pinned them to the top of my head and arranged bright flowers I bought from the … Read more

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Homemade Costumes

Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Costume

This is one of the easiest costumes I have done. A few skirts from around the house and a sombrero I bought on eBay, and with the help of a little snazaroo face paint(anything else will run) and viola! I painted mine and his face myself. Total cost for both 60$

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