Who said Halloween is just for the kids? With themed costumes, parents and other adult family members can join in on the ghoulishly-good times. If zombies have picked your brains and you're a candy corn or two short of a good idea, draw some inspiration from this sweet selection of family-friendly costumes. Don't simply be a bystander this Halloween while the kids have all the fun- make it a trick-or-treat to remember with some fang-tastic family fun!
Relive your childhood by joining in the Halloween fun with a parent and child themed costume! What better way to fully enjoy Halloween with your baby is there than being a part of their costume idea? Get your creative juices flowing with this list of frightfully-fantastic costumes designed for parent and child. Best of all, these ideas can be crafted at a fraction of the price of store bought costumes by using some imagination and common materials.
When our little ones seem to grow up so fast, you want to be sure not to miss a moment. Halloween offers a spook-tacular opportunity for bonding and fun with baby. Whether you have a little ghoul or a little angel, this list of DIY baby costume ideas will leave onlookers howling with delight on Halloween night. Sink your teeth into one of these hauntingly cute costume ideas or draw some inspiration to create the perfect look for your little pumpkin.
One of the top reasons for having a baby has got to be to dress them up. Okay, so, maybe you have better reasons, but nonetheless if you have one of these adorable tiny humans, you should really be taking advantage of the fact that they will wear whatever you tell them to. Because they are half the size, baby costumes really are twice the fun of any other kind of costume. Even better, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money to put together your own fantastic baby costume.
How much fun would it be for your whole group or class or team or cul-de-sac to show up at your Halloween festivities - not in matching costumes - but in homemade, creative costumes that go together, costumes along a theme? Imagine the splash you and your friends could make, all dressed as colorful, maybe wicked characters from a favorite story or movie. Or, what would people say if the entire front office staff came to the annual office party as comic books - or as fruitcakes? Farm animals? Game pieces? Well, the idea is to think outside of the ordinary - after all, this is Halloween!
Calling all trick or treaters! It's almost time to start filling those bags with lots of goodies. Have you chosen your little ones costume yet? If you haven't and shopping in the party store doesn't sound very festive, check out some of these great ideas for the do-it-yourselfers. Or come up with your own idea and then enter our online costume contest!
Who doesn't love to dress up and see who can create the funniest, scariest or wackiest costume? Some people begin planning their costume choices months and sometimes even years in advance. If you are like me, the planning is just beginning and costumes can be expensive, which can limit our choices. But with a little time and some great ideas, you won't need to spend a lot of money shopping at a partystore.
Children are not the only ones who love playing dress-up. We all love playing make-believe and it's really fun to give our inner vampire or ghoul or superhero or movie star a night fully "out" of the closet. And you still have plenty of time to get super creative! Lots of adults go all "out" for adult parties - but consider getting "in the mood" even to take the kids to that safe trick and treat event at the mall, or surprising your young guests when they ring your doorbell.
How would you like to show up to your favorite family Halloween fest as the best-dressed, most original family ever? These pages showcase cute, innovative, and creative home made costume designs. Then through the annual costume contest, more designs are added each year to spur your imagination. The idea on this page is to feature costumes for your family that somehow all go together like a toothbrush and toothpaste - and floss, or peanut butter and jelly - and bread.
Love Halloween but don't really feel comfortable bringing the new addition to a party? Just because they don't know what's going on doesn't mean it isn't the perfect time to start bringing them in on one of your favorite holidays! We have a variety of parent/child costumes as ideas to inspire you. Just because your little one isn't old enough to go trick or treating doesn't mean you can't!
Sure, babies make cute little pumpkins, but for a truly magical Halloween, why not try something new? We can already hear the awe that's sure to accompany these amazing baby costumes. Not only are they inventive and fun, but they can be easy to make and comfy for your little one. Your baby will be dressed to impress in one of these great costumes that will spark laughter and fun wherever they go. Make your baby's Halloween shine with one of these creative costumes!
Don't expect your baby's giggle to do all the work this Halloween - make their costume memorable! These original costume ideas go above and beyond a mere princess, animal, or character costume. Not only are the costumes featured throughout this page cute, they're also innovative, witty, and one of a kind! Whether you're into classical attire or you're a super nerd you'll be able to find the perfect idea for you and your baby.
Open your own Pandora's box this Halloween with a truly endless amount of box-inspired costume options! By thinking 'outside of the box', you can create a truly unique and impressive homemade costume. While some of you are likely moaning and groaning (no offense, zombies!) at the thought of sewing and elaborate crafting, there is no need – these creative costumes from cardboard boxes are devilishly deceptive in their hard-to-create appearances!
If you did a double-take when you saw the criminally-creative costumes before you, don't worry – we had to have a look or three at them ourselves! Halloween often has us believing that our eyes are playing tricks on us, but this special breed of costume will definitely have you taking a second look! No, it's not the black magic of Halloween (or photo-editing, for that matter) – these abnormally-amazing costumes use the magic of creativity to deliver the spellbinding effects of illusion.
While Halloween brings out the princesses, friendly animals, and noble knights in some of us, others crave a more chilling persona. Costumes can range from an old dirty shirt and ripped shorts to something that looks like it was done by a professional Hollywood artist. Every year, many participants enter our Halloween costume contest and share their creepy costume creations. Each seems somehow more impressive than the last as popularity of the holiday and creative ideas run rampant.
Making the perfect costume for a boy can be a challenge. It seems girls' costumes are over abundant. It's so easy to throw together a princess costume, but boys are more of a challenge. Boy costumes tend to be more elaborate or else it's just plain harder to come up with new ideas. Whether your child has already decided his Halloween costume, or you both still need a little inspiration, we have compiled thirty great DIY costumes for boys that will not disappoint and will encourage your own creativity.
Are you feeling a little naked this Halloween? No, your outfit isn't ripped... you forgot the face paint! Face paint and Halloween make-up can tie your costume together in ways you never even imagined. In fact, it can really make your idea 'pop' and define your entire concept. If you're tired of hiding behind a mask or are unable to find one that suits your needs, don't worry – face paint can be used to create anything imaginable!
Many enthusiasts pride themselves on their exemplary steampunk costumes. This has helped to push the steampunk sub-culture into mainstream popularity. Coming up with your own steampunk costume idea can be overwhelming or expensive. However, if you try hard enough you can create a costume that is basic, but yet workable. Here are some ideas to help you along the way.
Every kid wants to have the coolest Halloween costume ever. Coming up with a new and unique costume can be tough, but add a parent or parents with a really creative streak to the equation, and a truly awesome idea for Halloween costume is born. We have gathered together 30 of our favorite homemade costumes - find some inspiration for your coolest Halloween costume for your kids from our submissions!
More and more parents are looking for new and different ideas for Halloween costumes. They want a costume for their child or children that it outside of the norm, something different and creative that will have people saying "Wow! Why didn't I think of that?". Our costume contributors for this category have done just that! They come up with some very creative and inexpensive costume ideas...