Halloween is undoubtedly my favorite holiday. Okay, I'm a tad biased since Halloween is my birthday. Still, it's just around the corner; closer than Christmas, in any case, regardless of stores already stocking xmas items.
Anyway, what costume will you be wearing for Halloween? Will you make it? or buy it? I prefer making costumes; my mom got me started making costumes when we were kids and I never stopped.
Oh, and show photos of past creations if you'd like.
I would recommend adding a personalized song to the party
Using the thinking cap is fun.. adding a piece here and there come up with new idez [0D].
Is trick or treating just for the youth (k-4) give or take?
this would be really easy to do. nothing to buy except eight cheap baby dolls from the craft store...i think you can get a whole bag for 5 bucks...
My Dad's birthday was Halloween and likewise it's my favorite holiday. I was never good at making costumes but my Mom would open her trunk from her acting days and fashion us something as kids.
Myself I have only made one costume in my life and it won prizes. I blew up purple balloons and sewed them onto a jacket. Then I did a green felt mask that was put onto a needle point frame that fit over the head. It was a bunch of grapes.
A couple of years later for another contest I did the same but did 2 bunches of grapes purple for my hubby and green for me. We won that contest that year too.
I used a similar costume with some other ladies I worked with when we were in a show and our song was, you guessed it, "I heard it through the grapevine." Our costumes were a hit!
Did your dad enjoy decorating the house? We go all out at our house.
I was at a Halloween party once where one of my single friends was dressed up in silver tights, silver face and hair paint and she had a gray plastic trash can lid on her head. She had cut arm and leg holes in a silver trash bag, slipped it on and filled it with crumpled up paper. When I asked her what she was supposed to be, she said, "Well, I was hoping someone would want to take out the trash!"
Halloween is my favorite Holiday as well. I really don't make costumes but my mother did for me for years and years...I won't go into the specifics but I loved it for that reason. My son has decided to be "BumbleBee" from Transformers. So exciting for children!
I saw a great one once. People wore black and painted stick figures on their outfits in florescent paint.
I found a video...you might want to turn off the sound...it's a bit annoying
I don't usually do anything for Halloween myself these days. Although once I dressed up as a Vampire Vulcan...with pointy teeth and pointed ears.
Find some Halloween Boys and Girlz Costumes and Read about history of Halloween at my hub
How and Why do we celebrate halloween’s day
Hello fellow hubbers! For those of you that like to put your own costumes together (it seems more fun that way) check out my ideas http://hubpages.com/hub/Easy-Halloween-Costume-Ideas-1. Any and all feedback is appreciated. Are they creative, original? Maybe some of you have ways to make my ideas better.Thanks. Hope everyone has a great Halloween!!
Anybody ever listen to Halloween stories (fact or fiction) in the dark on Halloween?
Recorded, live radio, or in-person tales told in the midst of complete darkness...or by candlelight.
Have you seen the cat-with-the-lime-helmet costume..
http://juliasegal.tumblr.com/post/19718 … er-the-cat
Do I love Halloween...Heck yeah! We are invited out to a party the night before Halloween, I'm gonna be a piece of Candy Corn.
OctoMom is pretty scary Growing up in the Philippines Halloween wasn't that big of a deal but now that I'm in the States I love it. I read this cool article on the origins of Halloween the other day, http://www.halloweencostumesz.com/histo … n-history/ which inspired me to research and write about the myth of the black cat, http://hubpages.com/hub/Scary-Halloween-Black-Cat-Myth
I'm still not sure what I'm going as this year. Might go as Cat Woman but I have multiple parties on Fri/Sat. so actually thinking of Cat Woman one night and something else the other. What's everyone else going as?
I LOVE that taking out the trash idea!!! Hilarious!!!!
Last year my daughter dressed as a Borg (Star Trek, for anyone who doesn't know). It was a great costume. She had lights tucked behind the arm holes, near the belt, etc., so the colored lights seemed to be coming from her. She spray painted a toy gun (that looked like a space gun, rather than a "regular" one) from the dollar store, some "arm things" and "leg things" (I think they were for a Knight costume originally). She had a "sparkly" dress and wore tights.
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