Jul 222012
 
Fast, Easy Men's Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

These ideas for mens Halloween costumes will help you get dressed for the party faster than you get dressed for work. You don’t have time to make an ornate costume, but you can still be creative with the stuff you have at home! In the photo is Bruce, drinking tea with the locals in Turkey. How

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Sep 272011
 
Girls Halloween Costumes - Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

Here are 7 homemade costumes for girls, and 4 costumes from a Halloween store, to give you more ideas. These girls’ costumes aren’t your typical Lady Gaga or Twilight Halloween costumes. These girl (and teen) costume ideas are far more original than that! To me, “original” doesn’t mean dressing up like a movie star, pop

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Sep 202011
 
Going to a Costume Party? 11 Creative Ideas From Your Closet

Finding a creative costume for a costume party doesn’t have to be stressful or frustrating! These costumes ideas are fun and easy. Here’s what one reader says: “I rarely buy costumes because I think that it’s much more fun and creative to make your own,” says Brandi, who loves wearing an “Eve” costume of “Adam

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Jul 272011
 
How Should You Dress Up on Halloween? Girls Costume Ideas

If you’re wondering how you should dress up on Halloween, check out these costume ideas for girls! They range from Harry Potter’s Gryffindor to a box of popcorn, from “What are little girls made of?” to the Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter. Before the tips, a quip: “When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck

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Apr 142011
 
Food Costumes You Can Make at Home

Lots of people want to be food for Halloween, and this list of food costumes you can make at home will help you stand out from the buffet. These food costumes range from beef tacos to food on the floor of a movie theater. A food costume doesn’t have to be hard to make –

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Sep 272010
 
30 Literature & Book Character Costumes for Halloween

Go beyond Harry Potter and Dr Seuss with these book character costume ideas! If you want to dress up as a literary character for Halloween, you’ll find costume ideas that range from Captain Underpants to the Man in the Yellow Hat (from Curious George). The monster in the picture could be any storybook villain! How you

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Sep 162010
 
Ideas for Halloween Costumes for Couples

These costume ideas for couples on Halloween will inspire you, but they won’t overwhelm you with complicated crafts, sewing, or costume-making. You don’t have get complicated to create a classy Halloween costume for couples! Here’s the quip that always makes me think of telling stories on Halloween: “Clothes make a statement.  Costumes tell a story.” ~ Mason

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Aug 232010
 
Boys Halloween Costumes - No More Buzz Lightyear

These boys Halloween costumes range from homemade (Nightmare in a Closet) to online (Buzz Lightyear and Star Wars). There’s something for everyone here! Have fun exploring costume ideas with your boy; he’ll be too old for Halloween and trick or treating before you know it. Before the tips, a quip: Boy, do I miss dumping out

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Jul 172010
 
Creative Costume Ideas for Women - From Salad to Dust Bunny

These creative costume ideas for women are super easy to make at home – most of them are are do it yourself (DIY) women’s Halloween costumes. Before the Halloween tips, a quip: “From ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us!” ~ Scottish saying.

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Jul 082010
 
Couples Halloween Costume Ideas - Tell the Story of You

The first of these couples Halloween costume ideas is my favorite, because it tells the story of one of my favorite movies: Juno. Some of these couples Halloween costume ideas are inspired by store-bought costumes. Why waste money on two Halloween costumes when you can make them at home, quick and easy? Before the tips,

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