How to Make a Taco Tuesday Dog Costume

Halloween DIY: Make a Taco Tuesday Dog Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Last year I made a sushi costume for my dog Charlie, and this year I thought I'd stick with the same food theme… so he'll be going to our local Halloween “Yappy Hour” as Taco Tuesday! Click through to check out the tutorial.      

 

Materials

Halloween DIY: Make a Taco Tuesday Dog Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

 

  • Felt in red, green, yellow and cream
  • Hot glue gun and extra glue
  • 12×12 inch piece of burlap (or a few inches larger for a big dog)
  • 1 inch piece of velcro
  • Marker that matches your dog's fur color
  • Black Sharpie
  • Cardboard
  • Gold and yellow acrylic craft paint
  • Foam brush
  • Scissors
  • 2 feet of white elastic, 3/8 inch wide

Step

Halloween DIY: Make a Taco Tuesday Dog Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Begin by cutting two half circles out of cardboard. Continue Reading

Get Messy: DIY Jackson Pollock Halloween Costume

DIY Jackson Pollock Halloween Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Every Halloween I like to choose a different art-related costume (one year I dressed up as a Lichtenstein painting, and last year I was a Van Gogh), so it only seemed natural to try a Jackson Pollock painting this year! It's really easy to do, and totally fun! Click through to check out the details.      

 

Materials

Get Messy: DIY Jackson Pollock Halloween Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

 

Step

Get Messy: DIY Jackson Pollock Halloween Costume
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Lay out your leggings on top of a trash bag or other protective plastic layer. Continue Reading

130+ Halloween Costume Ideas If You Have No Idea What You’re Going to Be Yet

128 Ideas on What to Be for Halloween

As an adult, you've got a lot of important decisions to make every year, but one of the most important is what to be for Halloween! We're only kidding – but sometimes it does seem like an overwhelming responsibility! If you're still scratching your head as to what to be, take a scroll down this list and see if anything tickles your fancy. We have costume ideas for couples, whole families and groups, or for a party-of-one. Continue Reading

5 Quick Costumes You Can Put Together Using Cat Ears

5 Last Minute Costumes You Can Make Using Cat Ears

There are a handful of Halloween costumes are never going to go out of style. Year after year they make their appearances: witches, ghosts, Disney princesses, cats… Chances are if you've celebrated Halloween, you have some old props and costume pieces lying around. We're recycling the old and making something new with these five last minute costumes for cat lovers. Dig your old cat ears out from the bottom of your dresser drawer, and let's get prowlin'.        Continue Reading

DIY Sushi Halloween Costume For Your Dog

DIY Sushi Halloween Costume For Your Dog
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Halloween is right around the corner, which means that it's time to start thinking about costumes. And if you're like me, you probably like to subject your pets to ridiculous costumes too. And a sushi roll certainly fits that description. But it's seriously the cutest thing ever. Click through to check out my puggle modeling his new costume, and find out how to make your own version!     

 

I used peach and green fabric pillows to make salmon and avocado, and the little pom poms are the fish roe. Continue Reading

5 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Only Require Face Paint

Five quick and easy costume ideas that only require a bit of face paint

Every year I set lofty goals for what I want my Halloween costume to be. I daydream that my costume will be obscure, creative, witty, complicated, unique… What inevitably ends up happening is that Halloween weekend rolls around and I'm still scrambling for inspiration. This year, I grabbed an inexpensive palette of face paint from the costume store so I'd be ready for any last-minute parties that creep up on me. If you're in the same perfectionist-steered boat and can't settle on ideas until it's almost too late, here are five last-minute Halloween costumes that only require face painting. Continue Reading

15 Punny Halloween Costumes to Make this Year

Punny Halloween costumes

With Halloween less than one month away, it's time to start thinking about what costume you'll wear for the big day! In case you want to go with a creative costume that will get people thinking, try one of these 15 punny Halloween costumes that are not only easy to DIY but fun to wear around and keep people guessing what you are. I know my favorite…what's yours?

 

Photo by Studio DIY

1. This “raining men” costume cracks me up, and I especially love the throwback celebs from the 90s and early 2000s featured in this post!  Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Costume: Purple Rain

Prince Purple Rain Costume

It would be a shame to leave a Prince-themed costume out of our DIY costume repertoire this Halloween, for three compelling reasons:

 

1. Everyone admires Prince.

2. We live in Minneapolis, a city that holds Prince in its heart.

3. He epitomizes what it means to be an artist. He is a legend.  

 

So this Halloween, we’re paying tribute to Prince with a Purple Rain-inspired costume. Read on to find out what we did…


Materials   

  • Sunhat – we ordered this one because it’s large and white.
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An Easy Couples Costume: Guns n’ Roses Axl Rose + Slash

Slash costume, Axl Rose costume
We're heading to a Halloween costume party this weekend and we needed to pull a couples costume together at the last minute. We made a list of famous duos – Ricky & Lucy, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Peanut Butter & Jelly … but decided to go edgy and classic: an Axl Rose + Slash costume!

Here's how we pulled our costume together using things we already had (blacks pants and flannels) and a few key pieces we ordered on Amazon Prime (you have time to do the same)!   Continue Reading

Check Out These Amazingly Clever DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Dog or Cat

Check Out These Amazingly Clever DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Dog and Cat
Photo: Studio DIY

Halloween is right around the corner, which means that it's time to start thinking about costumes… and if you have a dog or a cat, then perhaps you're considering dressing them up too! Click through to check out ten of our favorite simple DIY costumes for your pet (or just to have a good laugh!).   

 

Check Out These Amazingly Clever DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Dog and Cat
Photo: HGTV

1. Give your dog or cat a professional look with this adorable business man costume. Here's the tutorial. Continue Reading