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Your 10 BEST Halloween Costume Hacks

  1. Emoji Make fellow partygoers LOL, cry, or just give ’em a big old smiley by painting yourself as an emoticon. Buy an inexpensive Halloween makeup kit or use makeup you already have to create your look. Have a friend help you if you’d like. Since the face is …

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2015’s Most On-Trend Costumes (For Grownups!)

Who says kids have all the fun? Each year, more grownups have been embracing their inner trick-or-treater by getting garbed in fanciful costumes. And why not? Dressing up is a great way to express a sense of whimsy – and what you’re really thinking all year long. Here are 2015’s …

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How to Dress Your Pet for Halloween

On Oct. 31 of last year, the doorbell rang, and I opened my door to the most adorable little trick-or-treater you ever saw. She was covered with shaggy hair, had pointy little fangs and her eyes shone at me with a yellowish cast. Ooo, so spooky! Plus, she was wearing a …

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Make Your Own Authentic, Easy (But SO Cool!) Zombie Costume

Make Your Own Zombie Costume How fast can you pull together a great, authentic-looking zombie costume? Quicker than you can say “one, two, brains!” Zombie costumes are fun – and they’re SO easy. Why? Because one of the hallmarks of a “realistic” zombie is that it’s very, very imperfect. Everything …

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How to Get the Katniss Girl on Fire Look This Halloween

Katniss Fire Ballgown

Known as ‘the girl on fire‘ Katniss’ fire outfit is coveted by many, both in The Hunger Games fashion world and real life. So when you think of this year’s Halloween costume, Katniss Everdeen should spring to mind. Why don’t you get your fire look together? The Outfit Katniss Everdeen …

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Secrets of a Great Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costume

ipone baby costume

Jealous of your friend down the street who always seems to come up with the most creative and unique Halloween costumes? Looking for the “wow” factor in your Halloween costume this year rather than going as the color green (again)? Well, if you’re ready to dive into the costume venture …

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2012 Halloween Costume Ideas For $5 or Less

up old man costume for toddler

So you want to dress up this Halloween, or dress your child up without breaking the bank. But you also don’t want to do the simple run of the mill usuals like a ghost, a mummy or an American tourist. Who doesn’t want to be something current for Halloween right? …

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Mom’s Halloween Secrets

kids costumes

It’s that time of year again when your mom frantically searches through closets for scraps of material and seldom worn clothes whilst all the while screaming: ‘Why didn’t you tell me it was tomorrow?!’ You’re sure you did tell her that the school Halloween party was tomorrow and, to be …

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Steampunk Costume Ideas

steampunk costume

You’ve heard about it, the idea of “steam” plus “punk” intrigued you, but you really have no clue what it’s all about….well, friends, you aren’t alone. Steampunk falls into that mysterious, difficult to define place between fantasy and fact, which is absolutely ideal for the geek in all of us …

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How To Make Your Face Up Like A Zombie

zombie make up

If you know anything about trends in Halloween costumes then you do know that Zombie make-up is hot! Just look at all the Zombie walks that take place all over the world in big cities like Toronto, New York and London. The first thing you need is a clean slate …

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Look Berry Sweet as Strawberry Shortcake

strawberry shortcake child costume

Strawberry Shortcake seems to only get sweeter with age. She’s come a long way since her original greeting card days in the 1980’s. Created as a card cartoon, she quickly gained popularity as a children’s doll with her trademark scented hair. She made a few friends along the way with …

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Halloween Costumes For Kids Who Love To Garden

baby flower costume

Halloween costumes are most fun when the child wearing them gets to pick them out or even design them. The costume your child wears should be a reflection of something he loves; it could be a favorite movie, comic book character, or occupation. It may be a favorite monster or …

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1970’s & 80’s Costume Ideas

80s Diva Madonna costume

There are certain eras that are so distinct that you can’t help but identify them at one glance. When you think of the 70’s and the 80’s, there is no disputing just how unique they were. Much of this is due to the fact that these decades had such outrageous …

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Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

easy pirate costume

Time’s ticking! Need to scare up cheap and easy Halloween costumes fast!? Never fear! Fast, inexpensive Halloween costumes are hiding in your closet right now. Here are a few favorite easy Halloween costume ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Mummy: Wrap up your costume in a flash. Use gauze, …

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Easy Felt Costumes

felt batman cape

Felt makes an excellent, virtually no-sew choice for simple Halloween costumes. Because it doesn’t fray, felt does not require hemming. It is also easily glued and hand sewn, making it perfect for the non-sewing crowd. And with a variety of colors available at your local fabric store or a fabric …

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Home-made Costume Idea: Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn Face Makeup

A few years back for Halloween, I wanted to make my own costume that was both original and cost effective. By cost effective, I mean cheap. I was a little low on cash, yet bent on creating the most unique Harley Quinn costume imaginable (a super villainess from Batman). Mind …

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Build Your Own Star Wars Costume

anakin skywalker costume

Halloween party is the perfect podium to step into the shoes of your favorite characters. The Star Wars series sets inspiration to play the fantasy in real and a Star Wars Costume can help you in this. The costumes of Star Wars characters available in the stores are expensive or …

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Kids Pirate Costumes

boy toddler pirate costume

Preparing for Halloween and other celebrations such as birthdays involves shopping for costumes. Costumes have an important role in Halloween or any other festivities and more so for kids. Kids costumes for parties have taken a huge leap over the years, making it easier for the parents to dress their …

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Fairy Costume Ideas

blue fairy costume

Fairy costumes have always been popular for Halloween parties. In every party you will find many young girls and women dressed as fairies. The reason behind the popularity  is their classical and exotic look. Moreover, the ample varieties in fairy costumes also make it easy for women to dress uniquely. …

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