Category Archive: Halloween Costumes for Women

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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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

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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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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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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White Witch Halloween Costume Idea

white witch

My friend at Archive Costumes of Orem, Utah posted this picture on their Facebook page of a white witch costume that is available for rental and I fell in love with it! First, it’s a great photo in a beautiful local park. Second, I love the hat. I am a sucker for hats.  I haven’t …

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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

Dress

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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The Roaring 20’s: Great Gatsby Costumes and Flapper Costumes for Women

Velvet flapper dress

This page is for all you who need a costume for a Great Gatsby, Flapper, or Roaring 20’s event.  You will see a brief overview of 1920’s costume ideas along with links to 1920’s fashion images and tutorials for hair, makeup, and 1920’s clothing. When assembling a costume, I always consider 6 magic ingredients to …

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