Category Archive: Cosplay

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

Captain America Shield

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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Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume Idea

wednesday addams dress

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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How to Create a Steampunk Costume for Women

corset jacket

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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Mermaid Tail for Mermaid Costume

mermaid tail

I ran across a website that makes mermaid costumes that can be used in water for play or for totally awesome mermaid costumes on land!  They are open on the bottom so that you can walk in them, though with tiny steps. They come in many different sizes for girls, teens, and adults and different …

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Disney’s Maleficent Costume

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I was reluctant to see the new “Maleficent” movie by Disney because at first it seemed like some of the other fairy tale movie remakes out there, told from a darker side for a more mature audience.  However, “Maleficent”  is not one of those.  With really beautiful fantasy settings and interesting twists in the storyline, …

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Disney’s Frozen Elsa Costume and Elsa Makeup

  My girls ran across this Elsa makeup tutorial a few days ago and I wanted to share it with all you Frozen fans! Makeup is one of the 6 magic ingredients in a creating a custom costume, so you want to be sure you have thought about the makeup design to go with your …

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Minecraft is Going to Be Hot for Boys Halloween Costumes

minecraft head

I have all girls, so my mind isn’t geared to think of costumes for boys as much, so I am always looking out for good boy costume ideas.   I was at my daughter’s karate studio for their Halloween party today and saw a boy in this green hoodie, holding the sword, and wearing Minecraft …

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Sully Halloween Costume Idea: Monsters University

I just had lunch with a friend who said her son wanted to be Sully, but she was having trouble finding the costume in his size, so she was going to make one. Here are some other options for Sully that are simple and no-sew. Top it off with the Sully hat or mask shown. …

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