How To Make A Ghost Costume (It’s Harder Than You’d Think!)

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Share this: When does your family start thinking about Halloween? Me, I start hounding my kids for costume ideas over the summer. I love DIY costumes; having them take forever to make, not so much. Hence I was thrilled this past August when Essie announced she’d be a ghost for Halloween. How hard can it be to… Continue reading How To Make A Ghost Costume (It’s Harder Than You’d Think!)




DIY Halloween Costumes: Bumbling Bee

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Share this: The summer when she was two, Kimmie became obsessed with bees.  My in-laws brought her a book about bees when they came to visit, and that was it: Kimmie announced then and there, in early August, that she was going to be a bee for Halloween that year.  From then until October 31st,… Continue reading DIY Halloween Costumes: Bumbling Bee




DIY Halloween Costumes: Cute Little Ladybug

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Share this:What could be cuter than a little ladybug?  A little ladybug that you made yourself! This DIY costume takes 1-2 hours to make, depending on how you do it. You’ll need black pants, a red long-sleeved shirt or onesie, and black felt, fabric, or duct tape, plus scissors and a pencil or pen.  A… Continue reading DIY Halloween Costumes: Cute Little Ladybug




DIY Halloween Costumes: Easy-Peasy Jack-o-Lantern

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All you need to make a jack-o-lantern Halloween costume is an orange long-sleeve Tshirt, some black pants, black felt or tape, and scissors; the green ribbon collar and hand-crocheted hat are optional.

Share this:When I was a kid, my mother always made Halloween costumes for my brother and me. Elaborate affairs that took weeks at the sewing machine. We’re talking E.T., Rick the Raccoon from Shirt Tales, a witch with a gorgeous fringed cape, an incredible Dutch doll with a hand-knotted yarn wig. This is the same… Continue reading DIY Halloween Costumes: Easy-Peasy Jack-o-Lantern