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Date registered: September 24, 2013

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  1. Newsies Halloween Costume Ideas — February 23, 2015
  2. Halloween Costume Idea: DIY LEGO Costume — October 22, 2014
  3. 6 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas for Men — October 18, 2014
  4. 10 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Teen Girls — September 29, 2014
  5. Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume Idea — September 29, 2014

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Newsies Halloween Costume Ideas

  Tonight I watched the Disney movie musical, “Newsies” with my girls.  Not sure why I had not seen it until now. It was made in 1992! 1992 people!! I have no idea why we didn’t go see it when we were in NYC a few years ago. It was all the rage. Maybe it …

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Halloween Costume Idea: DIY LEGO Costume

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Everything is Awesome, Everything is Cool When You Are Part of a Team! –Lego Movie The LEGO head or mask for a LEGO costume does not seem to be readily available from retailers, so you are in for a few hours of DIY if you want a Lego costume. The couple from their tutorial here said they …

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6 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas for Men

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13 Days until Halloween and guys, you still have time to pull together a pretty snazzy Halloween costume. These next 6 ideas for Easy Halloween Costumes for Men range from classic to comic and are easy to pull together with a few pieces from your closet and a purchase or two online. 6 Easy Costumes Halloween …

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10 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Teen Girls

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Teenagers can be hard.  I have a teen, a tween, and one waiting in the wings. When it comes to Halloween costumes, teens can be especially challenging.  Direct quote from my teenage daughter: “Well it’s hard to decide on a Halloween costume.  You want to dress up, but not look like you tried too hard, …

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Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume Idea

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We have tickets to an upcoming production of “The Addams Family: The Broadway Musical” and we can’t wait to see it! We are musical theater fans and enjoy the soundtrack, so I am excited to see how the songs all fit in.  The Addams Family is a fun and festive group Halloween costume idea.  Wednesday …

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DIY Queen of Hearts Costume

You don’t need to know how to sew to make a fun costume.  In this tutorial on a DIY Queen of Hearts Costume from Bethany Mota, she shows how a glue gun and craft glue can refashion a corset, add a layer of lace to a skirt, and even create a new skirt.  Who needs …

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Top 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Like Costumes From Mass Retailers

I am not generally a food snob, but I am kind of a costume snob.  I do not like costumes that come in a bag. Every year as my family plans for Halloween, we do not shop the costume aisles of the local discount store. Maybe for a few years when my kids were little, but …

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How to Create a Steampunk Costume for Women

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Steampunk costumes fascinate me. Maybe it’s because steampunk reminds me of those old fashioned photo booths in theme parks where you are instantly transformed a hundred years back… The photo is printed in sepia on tin type.   I loved pausing to watch the transformations, but didn’t want to shell out the cash for that experience. …

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American Sewing Expo: How to Make Costumes

If you like to sew or want to learn how to sew and have a girls getaway, there is a huge sewing expo happening September 26-28, 2014 in Michigan! Three days of interesting sewing classes for all levels of stitchers including costume classes on cosplay, refashioning, fit, fabric, and costume design careers.  Here are the costume …

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White Witch Hat

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So I after writing a post about a gorgeous white witch costume idea where the hat and broom really make it special, I went on a hunt for white witch hats. There ain’t much out there online unless you are crafty and are willing to make your own white witch hat from scratch as shown in …

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