Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Roundup: Costumes, food and drink

Halloween Roundup: Costumes, food and drink
A few more cool links to get those halloween juices flowing: [ KEEP READING ]

Daphne (Scooby Doo) little girls costume

This was actually supposed to go up last year (!) but you know how the time around halloween gets around here! My friend Cecily made this costume for her daughter…  She writes:
For my daughter, I didn’t like the Daphne costumes available for sale from the costume stores.  They are kind of skanky and not the cool retro Daphne from 1970! 

BRAAAAINS! Conehead Zombie… PvZ costume

kids conehead zombie costume from plants vs zombies
The Cutest Little Conehead Zombie: I promised you guys a second costume for The Boy’s halloween (you’ll remember he’s also doing Draco Malfoy, Death Eater), and here it is! He’s a big fan of the Plants Vs. Zombies video game, and insisted on being a Conehead Zombie. We also considered buckethead, but we had the cone, so that sealed the deal.… [ KEEP READING ]

Make a Hogwarts scarf out of old sweatshirts (Harry Potter, Halloween)

Slytherin Scarf tutorial - harry potter
This is part 3, we’ve already covered how to make a death eater mask, and how to make a hogwarts robe out of a t-shirt! For the boy’s Death Eater costume, he really didn’t want any Slytherin gear, as he said (and rightly) that Draco Malfoy skulking around as a Death Eater would not be wearing his Slytherin scarf. … [ KEEP READING ]

How to Make a kids Harry Potter robe out of Tshirts

how to make a hogwarts robe easy
For The Boy’s Draco Malfoy costume, I had a brainstorm one night when he was using a XL men’s tshirt as a sleep shirt.  It was the perfect size for a wizard robe for a 6 year old. This version is meant to be a Death Eater robe (I took the liberty of having it double as Draco’s school robe as well). … [ KEEP READING ]

Draco Malfoy Costume Video + how to make the Death Eater mask

Draco Malfoy Costume Video + how to make the Death Eater mask
After I made the Draco Malfoy costume for my son, I took some video.  He really is a ham on the camera!  See the Boy, in his own words, tell you about his costume and how to make it! Last Year’s Video: Mr. Freeze How to Make the Death Eater Mask
I decided to post the Death Eater Mask Tutorial over at Dollar Store Crafts, since it was made with Dollar Store materials, so go check it out there!… [ KEEP READING ]