Creepy Costume Idea: The Final “Mascaraed”

Creepy Costume Idea: The Final "Mascaraed"

I sway into the Mascaraed ball in my red and black gown feeling beautiful. I feel graceful in my three inch heels as I glide on the dance floor; My mask firmly in my hand. Everyone cheers me and my date as we end our dance. I’ve waited for this moment my whole life; and … Read more

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

I recently broke my arm by falling off my bike. I was working on halloween, so I wanted to be comfortable. I painted my face to look like I was in a bicycle accident. I used purple, green, red, and black eyeshadow to make my eye and lip look bruised. I made a stencil for … Read more

Evil Scarecrow Costume – Scarecrow of The Corn!

Evil Scarecrow Costume - Scarecrow of The Corn!

Before I start on the “How To” of this scarecrow costume let me tell you that burlap makes the hugest mess ever. I have never worked with the stuff before so I had no clue that by the end of it all I would be picking it out of my eyelashes… not to mention the … Read more

Scary Costume Idea: Award Winning One Eyed Monster

Scary Costume Idea: Award Winning One Eyed Monster

This scary costume idea took me hours to make and take off. But winning two contests made it well worth it! First I made my eye patch which I couldn’t see through. I’m sure there are other ways to make it so it is transparent. I grabbed a cotton make up pad; one of the circle ones … Read more

Artistic and Demonic Fairy Eater Costume

Artistic and Demonic Fairy Eater Costume

This artistic and demonic fairy eater costume was made for Halloween Ball, and it was the funniest costume I ever wore. Well, not funny at all because it was very uncomfortable, but I felt very scary and poetic, and that was awesome. I wanted to create a demoniac creature who lives in forests and eats fairies. … Read more

Stilt Spirit Shadow Strider Costume

Stilt Spirit Shadow Strider Costume

My Shadow Strider costume was quite the challenge. I found the idea in a Youtube video (though in the video they call it a stilt spirit… I thought it needed a better name). Shadow Strider Costume Directions Starting in May, my step-dad and I built circus peg stilts, which I sewed foam around. I then covered the … Read more

Terrific Tricephalic 3 Headed Girl Halloween Costume

Terrific Tricephalic 3 Headed Girl Halloween Costume

In the build up to Halloween my local haberdashery shop (in Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand) becomes my second home; where I buy decorations and look for a costume. But last year I found  something completely different. As I was browsing the aisles I saw these two freaky faces peering up from an assortment box … Read more

Scariest I-Scream Truck with Crazy Clown Kid Costume

Scariest I-Scream Truck with Crazy Clown Kid Costume

This is our seven year old son’s homemade ‘I-Scream Truck’ we made him this year. The way we built it, was just to cut out some cardboard boxes. We used four boxes to be exact, and we taped them together to build the truck body. The frame of the truck was a power wheels 6-volt … Read more

Creepy DIY Costume with orange Hair and Wicked Face

Creepy DIY Costume with orange Hair and Wicked Face

I decided to look through pictures for make up ideas this year. White make up has always been a challenge for me. I found a similar picture and went with it. This is How the Creepy DIY Costume with Orange Hair and Wicked Face was built: I purchased contacts, a hat, gloves, and a lot … Read more

Chilling Jeff The Killer Costume

Chilling Jeff The Killer Costume

Halloween is my favorite time of the year.  I try to stay in the theme of Halloween and tend to go towards scary.  This is year I came across Jeff The Killer.  He’s a Internet urban story.  You will come across different stories of how Jeff The Killer came into his own.  I searched through … Read more

Homemade Scary Shining Sisters Couple Costume

Homemade Scary Shining Sisters Couple Costume

For 20 some odd years, both Kyle and I dreaded Halloween. As kids, we grew up with the standard drugstore costumes: a plastic face mask with a thin elastic strap that was sure to break 10 minutes after putting it on, eye-holes that restricted 70% of your vision, and a plastic suit with your favorite character … Read more

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

I’ve wanted to be a scary mermaid for years and finally made it happen. I made the scales out of many different shimmery fabrics hot glued to a long body-con skirt I gathered and sewed at the knees to give it the right shape, and the fin out of tulle and seaweed. I hot glued … Read more