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45 Amazing DIY Baby Halloween Costumes45 Amazing DIY Baby Halloween Costumes

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!   Read More »


35 Cute Baby Halloween Costume Ideas35 Cute Baby Halloween Costume Ideas

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.   Read More »


35 Creative DIY Halloween Costumes from Cardboard Boxes35 Creative DIY Halloween Costumes from Cardboard Boxes

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!   Read More »


65 Coolest DIY Illusion Costumes65 Coolest DIY Illusion Costumes

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.   Read More »


Scary Halloween Costume Ideas: Gruesomely Creative CostumesScary Halloween Costume Ideas: Gruesomely Creative Costumes

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.   Read More »


30 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Boys30 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Boys

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.   Read More »


Halloween Makeup and Face Painting IdeasHalloween Makeup and Face Painting Ideas

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!   Read More »


30 Creative Steampunk Costume Ideas30 Creative Steampunk Costume Ideas

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.   Read More »


30 Coolest Homemade Costumes for Kids30 Coolest Homemade Costumes for Kids

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!   Read More »


30 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids30 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

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...   Read More »


18 Creative Homemade Halloween Costumes for Babies18 Creative Homemade Halloween Costumes for Babies

Homemade Halloween costumes are one of the best ways to show off your imagination and creativity. Often the costume idea or look you have planned for your baby can't be found in a big box store. Making a costume from scratch is the only way to get the desired look. Looking for something totally out of the ordinary? Here are some creative costume ideas for your inspiration.   Read More »


15 Best Matching DIY Costumes for Babies and Parents15 Best Matching DIY Costumes for Babies and Parents

Dressing up for Halloween is just as fun for parents as it is for children. Even if your child isn't really old enough to Trick-Or-Treat themselves, there are still some great ways to get baby in the act with matching or themed costumes. Do-It-Yourself matching Halloween costumes are a great way to participate in the fun of Halloween with your child.   Read More »


21 Easy Homemade Costumes for Baby's First Halloween21 Easy Homemade Costumes for Baby's First Halloween

Costumes can become very expensive, especially since babies will probably not be able to wear the same store-bought costume the next year... They grow like weeds! Fortunately, there is a better (and cheaper) alternative to expensive store-bought costumes. By using clothing or anything else you already have, you can create an easy and inexpensive look for your baby's first Halloween...   Read More »


36 Cutest Homemade Halloween Costumes for Babies36 Cutest Homemade Halloween Costumes for Babies

Babies are cute, but dress them in an awesome Halloween costume, and the cuteness meter explodes! You don't have to be super crafty, or even the least bit creative to create a unique and totally adorable Halloween costume for your baby. Check out 36 of our favorite baby costumes below to get some really "Awwww" worthy ideas!   Read More »

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