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.

Take the Plunge in These Polar Plunge Costumes

by |November 30, 2022
Categories: Costume Guides

Polar Plunge Costumes

It's about that time of the year again, Polar Bear Plunge season! So what is the Polar Bear Plunge—also known as the Polar Plunge? Teams across the country will jump into freezing cold water, usually to raise money for charity. If you're wondering what to wear for the Polar Plunge, rest assured that just about anything is fine. Though not a requirement, most teams will dress up in matching costumes or apparel. Since making decisions with a group can be challenging, we picked out some of the best Polar Plunge costume ideas!

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American Horror Story Cocktails: A Toast to Terror [Printables]

by |October 10, 2022
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American Horror Story Cocktails

Halloween is an incredibly social holiday, one where you put on parties and gather with family, friends, co-workers, and the like. Sometimes, you even attend several parties so everyone can experience the holiday fun in their own way! Maybe you're taking the kids to a friend's Halloween party filled with candy and games. Perhaps you're looking forward to a watch party with other adults. But if you're searching for a selection of spooky-themed cocktails for your next adult Halloween party or AHS watch party, give a few of these American Horror Story-themed drinks a try! We made recipes to match each season, from Murder House to Double Feature, so you can have a scary good time.

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Pop Culture Pumpkins for 2022 [Printables]

by |October 7, 2022
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Categories: Holidays, Printables

Pop Culture Pumpkins for 2022

As participants in the annual pumpkin-carving tradition, we love to make unique jack-o-lanterns dripping in pop culture references! Why settle for a toothy grin when you can carve a Wednesday Addams pumpkin? Or you can spruce up your witch pumpkin with some Hocus Pocus. Keep reading to see all of our free pumpkin stencils. You're sure to have a howl of a good time!

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Send Best Witches With These Halloween Greeting Cards [Printables]

by |October 5, 2022
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Categories: Printables

Halloween Greeting Cards

One of the best parts about having a Halloween party or asking people over to watch scary movies is sending hilarious Halloween invitations. If you're looking for a fun way to break the ice this Halloween, we made a series of free, printable Halloween cards. (Or you can save the images and send them as e-cards!) Keep reading to see how you can scare up some good times with our Halloween greeting cards.

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History of Horror Masks in Cinema

by |September 30, 2022
Categories: Horror, Movies, Resource

History of Horror Masks in Cinema

Some horror movie cliches are cliches because they're so effective. We're talking dim lights, suspenseful music, point-of-view camera work, and, yes, masks! They're unsettling simply because they exploit our fear of the unknown. They force us to ask ourselves: what is behind the villain's mask? That question inspired us to write this piece showing the history of masks in horror films.

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This Place Is Cursed: The Most Haunted Fictional Towns in Movies and Television

by |September 26, 2022

Most Haunted Fictional Towns

What is it about small towns that immediately makes us think of horror movies? Is it the unsettling way that everyone seems to know everybody else? Perhaps the town budget isn't big enough to make the place look well-maintained. The isolation itself may make it feel like anything can happen. No matter how you slice it, the formula works! Keep reading to see some of the most haunted locations in horror movies and TV series. We're going to start with some of the least haunted places and work our way to the ones you absolutely do not want to visit! We hope you enjoy your stay.

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