Posts by Angela Poch

Angela Poch
Angela Poch

Angela Poch is an Inbound Marketing Specialist and Resident Crazy Cat Lady at HalloweenCostumes.com, where she is an assistant editor and covers tutorials, crafting and pop culture. Angela has created costumes and props for Halloween events, conventions and Renaissance festivals.

Some of her favorite costumes include 90s Rogue, a custom Jedi, warrior elf, and some nameless Renaissance pirate. (She’s still figuring out how to make a Jedi light-chakram.) You can find her on Twitter @AngelaPoch1 or her cats on Instagram @stardustnebulanova.

The Best Animal Costumes for a Howlin' Good Time

by |September 11, 2020
Categories: Costume Guides, Family

The Best Animal Costumes for a Howlin' Good Time

Let's face it, animals are paw-some! Perhaps you have a pet, or you have always been fascinated by wildlife. Maybe you even work to care for animals. Whatever the case may be, you're thinking about getting an animal costume for Halloween. (Or for your child's dress-up trunk!) There are tons of animal costumes for kids and adults from bugs and sea life to reptiles, amphibians and mammals from every corner of the globe. Quite a few of these creature jumpsuits and kigurumis are also unisex costumes, so you can turn your family into a cauldron of bats, a murder of crows or perhaps even a shiver of sharks. Check out these animal costumes for Halloween that will keep you comfortable and cute!

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Our Favorite DIY Halloween Costume Ideas [How to Halloween 2020]

by |September 4, 2020

Our Favorite DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

There's nothing more impressive than a good DIY Halloween costume. With so many cookie-cutter costumes out there, taking the time to make or even assemble something different can make people say "WOW! Why didn't I think of that?" You may still need to buy accessories like shoes, belts and gloves, but it's great to see people wearing a Halloween costume that's exactly what they wanted. Maybe you're a fan of the unidentified alien that was cut from the Mos Eisley cantina scene. Perhaps you wanted to bring your favorite board game character to life, like Ms. Scarlet from Clue. You can even put a unique spin on a classic Halloween costume too! The sky's the limit when you harness the power of your imagination!

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Taking the Perfect Family Halloween Photo [How to Halloween 2020]

by |September 4, 2020
Categories: Family, Resource

Taking the Perfect Family Halloween Photo

One of the best parts about Halloween is, of course, getting to dress up in costumes! It can be one of those fun family moments that you remember for years, along with other cherished holiday memories. After growing up and looking at our old Halloween photos, we realize that some of our parents could probably have used a few Halloween photo pointers. (Some of them are practically Tik Tok meme-worthy!) That is why we're going to give you a few tips, tricks and pointers to help you avoid Halloween photo pitfalls so your kids can be proud of their costume pictures.

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Pumpkin Decorating Ideas to Try This Halloween [Halloween at Home 2020]

by |September 4, 2020

DIY Pumpkin Decorating Ideas to Try This Halloween

There are many reasons that you might want to decorate a fake pumpkin as opposed to a real one. They're less messy, easier to paint and glue, and they're perfect for a variety of no-carve pumpkin decorations. Plus, you can store them and bring out your Halloween pumpkin decorations year after year! (Any time you can reuse holiday decor is a win in our books.) Keep reading to see how you can carve a foam pumpkin, as well as a plethora of other no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas from paint to push pins.

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DIY Halloween Decorations for Creating a Spooky Spectacle [Halloween at Home 2020]

by |September 4, 2020

DIY Halloween Decorations for Creating a Spooky Spectacle

Many holidays encourage decorating, but we'd like to argue that nothing is quite as much fun as decorating for Halloween! Halloween decoration ideas can take on many forms—you can stock up on cute Halloween decorations for a farmhouse-style display or go all-out spooky by turning your yard into a graveyard or your house into a witch's hut. Whether you need ideas for decorating and arranging the perfect Halloween display or you want to break out the glue gun and spray paint, we compiled a list of Halloween home decor ideas that are simply boo-tiful!

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The Ultimate Couples Halloween Costume Guide

by |August 7, 2020

The Ultimate Couples Halloween Costume Guide

So you’re looking to do the whole couples Halloween costume thing are you? Isn’t it fun when you can rock the town together? And who doesn’t want to win the best couple costume award at the party? We get it! You’ve come to the right place to find the ultimate couples costume ideas. We mean, costumes are what we do here. From movie-themed costumes to food costumes, this guide has you covered. Now sit back and get the wheels turning as we tell you some of our couple costume ideas.

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