Awesome Day of the Dead Makeup and Costume

Cover face in white paint... Use eye liner to draw wavy circles around eyes. Cover eyelid in a bright colour blend to black around the edges. Add bla

Cover face in white paint to make an awesome Day of the Dead makeup and costume. Use eye liner to draw wavy circles around eyes. Cover eyelid in a bright color blend to black around the edges. Add black shadow to cheeks and add nose. Be creative! Add new colors, shapes and lines! Hair… Curl … Read more

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume

My Dad has always been very into Halloween. Right after graduation from art school, him and his buddies used to enter costume contests all over NYC.

My Dad has always been very into Halloween. Right after graduation from art school, him and his buddies used to enter costume contests all over NYC. He has said that in one weekend, they would win anywhere from $8,000-$10,000 from contests! In addition, they won tropical vacations, countless gift certificates, and other goodies. Eventually, their … Read more

Cheap Last-Minute Dia de los Muertos Couples Costume

I came up with the idea for a Day of the Dead costume last year when my friend who lives in México and is a photographer did a photo shoot wit

I came up with the idea for a Day of the Dead costume last year when my friend who lives in México and is a photographer did a photo shoot with the Day of the Dead theme. This last-minute Dia de los Muertos couples costume is one of the cheapest costumes I have ever made, … Read more

Best Skeleton Makeup Costume

Best Skeleton Makeup Costume

This skeleton costume is really easy and economic. You only need black and white face paint, black dress, tights or long socks and mittens. First I made the legs; I took an old pair of black socks and painted the bones. For the arm gloves you do the same. I was making them when my … Read more

The Happy Holidays Girls Group Costume

The Happy Holidays Girls Group Costume

This year we decided to make the Happy Holidays Girls group costume! All of the Holidays are hand made which makes them awesome! These ones were a little harder to make, but the finished product was worth the time and effort! The holidays consisted of a Easter Bunny, a Leprachaun, Santa, Cupid, and the Turkey! … Read more

Creative Turkey Head on Thanksgiving Table Costume Idea

Last year my son decided to be a Thanksgiving table.  This costume was super easy to create!  I just cut two squares out of cardboar

Last year my son decided to be a Thanksgiving table. This creative Turkey Head on Thanksgiving Table costume idea was super easy to create!  I just cut two squares out of cardboard and hot glued them together.  I also taped them together, for added security!  I cut a hole in the middle, large enough to fit … Read more

Spooky Dia de los Muertos Couple Costume

I started with a men's plain brown jacket and added gold spider material to the lapel and pockets and the jacket and the entire front of the vest

I started this Spooky Dia de los Muertos couple costume with a men’s plain brown jacket and added gold spider material to the lapel and pockets and the jacket and the entire front of the vest underneath. The black hat has a brown and gold spider ribbon on it and brown flowers added to the side. … Read more

Creative Homemade Christmas Tree and Present Couple Costume

My friend and I came up with the ingenious idea to mixup holidays with these costumes. Best part is they were ridiculously cheap. Everything we got w

My friend and I came up with the ingenious idea to make a creative homemade Christmas Tree and Present couple costume. Best part is they were ridiculously cheap. Everything we got was from the thrift store and it was all done in 1 day. Firstly the Xmas tree was a ton of fun to put … Read more

Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Halloween Costume

I Love anything to do with Dia De Los Muertos which is Day of the Dead-a Mexican celebration, so I decided to try and create my own version! I bought

I love anything to do with Dia De Los Muertos which is Day of the Dead-a Mexican celebration, so I decided to try and create my own version! I bought my beautiful red and black velvet gown from a garage sale for a whopping $3!  My top hat, I bought at our local dollar store … Read more

Very Cool Last-Minute Dia de los Muertos Makeup

needed something simple for halloween(last minute) didn't realize i never got a full pictue till the next day. i just wore a long black skirt, lace

I needed something simple for Halloween (last minute). I didn’t realize I never got a full picture untill the next day. I just wore a long black skirt, lace black top and lace shrug. I painted my entire face white (tube of regular Halloween face paint), then started on my eyes. I used matte blue … Read more

Coolest Last-Minute Heat Miser and Snow Miser Couple Costumes

Coolest Last-Minute Heat Miser and Snow Miser Couple Costumes

The night before our friends’ Halloween party in Cincinnati, we were faced with the expectation of surpassing our previous year’s Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein costumes. I’d always wanted to use another holiday (particularly Christmas) as inspiration, and this was my favorite TV special. It’s pretty clear from the photo that I spent more time … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Girl Costume with Skull Candy Makeup

I started off wanting to incorporate the popular Dia de los Muertos skull candy makeup into a halloween costume.  I was inspired by photos I fou

I started off wanting to incorporate the popular Dia de los Muertos skull candy makeup into a Halloween costume.  I was inspired by photos I found on Deviantart to use a cantina girl kind of costume so I set out finding and making my pieces. I reused a corset I had from a previous Catwoman … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Couples Halloween Costume

Since we are a latino couple we wanted to do something traditional for Halloween, so I decided that I would make us a Day of the Dead costume.For m

Since we are a latino couple we wanted to do something traditional for Halloween, so I decided that I would make us a Day of the Dead couples Halloween costume. For my husband’s costume, it was easy enough, just a pair of black pants, long sleeve black shirt, red ribbon for a bow tie, and … Read more

Coolest DIY Christmas Tree Costume

This is a 13 foot tall fully lit Christmas tree with 280 ornaments.  The constuction is pvc pipes, garlands, duct tape and two laundry baskets.&

This Christmas Tree costume is a 13 foot tall fully lit Christmas tree with 280 ornaments. The construction is PVC pipes, garlands, duct tape and two laundry baskets. The costume is supported on my head through out the night. One of the pictures shows a friend of mine wearing a Capt Crunch costume I created a … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Costumes (La Catrina)

This was our costume last year. I had been working on my costume for a couple of days, but the day of the party my husband decided he wanted his cost

This was our costume last year. I had been working on my costume for a couple of days, but the day of the party my husband decided he wanted his costume to go with mine so his was last minute. We were the hit of the party!  We even included our dog and painted her … Read more

Coolest Dia de los Muertos Homemade Costume

Coolest Dia de los Muertos Costume

Super-easy Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Costume! Just used clothes we already had and found at local thrift shops.  Most time consuming part was the makeup.  I love using Ben Nye facepaint.  It is oil-based and therefore doesn’t rub off.  It also doesn’t crack or make your face feel tight. It was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ghost of Christmas Past Costume

Homemade Ghost of Christmas Past Costume

I was watching a movie and seen a preview for the new cartoon movie “A Chrismas Carol”, and it gave me the idea of a Homemade Ghost of Christmas Past Costume. My idea was to have a ghost outfit, with ornaments representing the different Christmas’s throughout the years, and somehow show each different year. I … Read more

Coolest Christmas Stocking Costume

Homemade Christmas Stocking Costume

Last year our boys decided that they wanted to be a marionette and a Christmas stocking. It is our tradition to allow them to choose what they want to be and we will try to make it. The Homemade Christmas Stocking Costume: Cut out material so that child can fit in in the shape of … 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 Ebeneezer Scrooge Costume

Homemade Ebeneezer Scrooge Costume

I put Ebeneezer Scrooge together for SantaCon 2009 in New Haven. I figured that with dozens of red suited Santa Clauses running around, I would try and ruin everyone’s Christmas. Bah, humbug! I thought nobody would know what the character was, but everyone figured it out right away. This Homemade Ebeneezer Scrooge Costume is quite … Read more

Coolest Homemade Green Elf Costume

Homemade Green Elf Costume

This homemade Green Elf costume can be used for any costume parties for children. It can be worn even if it’s not a Christmas Holiday. Material used is silk and cotton and it’s child friendly. My grandson wore it the whole time without any sign of irritation. It’s cute. It’s cool and easy to wash … Read more