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How to Throw a Great Gatsby Party

How To Throw a Great Gatsby Party

Between this evening's premiere of "The Great Gatsby," and the recent popularity of shows and films set in the 1920s like HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and 2012 Oscar winner "The Artist," we figured many of you would like to try throwing a 1920s/Great Gatsby themed party of your own! That's right- Leo DiCaprio doesn't get to have ALL the fun. With our ideas and tips for selecting the right clothes, music, decorations, drinks, food, and activities, you'll have no trouble throwing a bash that Gatsby...

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How to Throw an 80s Party

by |January 18, 2013
Categories: Costume Guides

Want to have a tubular party, man? Well have a blast from the past 80s party. You can like throw a totally rad themed party with these super awesome simple ideas!

First, start by going through some 80s phrases and get the right lingo to go with the par-tay. We all know the 80s had some pretty radical sayings, so remember a few of these for the big night:

  • Righteous   
  • Bodacious
  • Stud muffin
  • Gnarly
  • Totally
  • Bogus
  • Like
  • Dude
  • Awesome

 

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Five Ways to Make Monsters Less Scary for Children

by |December 18, 2012

When growing up, the fear of monsters crawling out from under the bed or a boogie monster coming out of the closet reigns high. This can happen year round for little ones, with the fear even higher around the Halloween season. Whether its ghosts, ghouls, and vampires or scary movies on television, you can’t help but hear the shrieks from your little ones. Or can you? With movies such as “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Monsters Inc.” featuring monsters befriending...

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Kids Halloween Party Ideas

by |October 31, 2012

There’s nothing like cool crisp air, pumpkin patches, and changing leaves to get your family in the mood for Halloween. Create your own fall tradition by hosting a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids! Although planning a party may seem overwhelming, all you need are a few fun activities to keep everyone busy. With a few simple ideas, you’ll be on your way to having a spooky party that people will talk about long after trick or treating is over.

 

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How to Create a Hollywood Undead Group Costume

by |October 25, 2012
Categories: Costume Tutorials, DIY

This Halloween, you and your friends will be able to save money on your costumes while still looking great! Thanks to this blank white mask and a little artistic fortitude, you will be able to be your favorite character from the band Hollywood Undead!

 

 

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There are five distinct characters from the band you can create with the white mask and a little paint and glue. The sixth group member’s look can also be created with a bandana and a pair of sunglasses.

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How to Create a Mario Kart Costume

by |October 24, 2012

UPDATED: September 21, 2015

 

Are you looking for a group Halloween costume that will combine the fun of annoying catchphrases with the fun of throwing bananas and turtle shells at your friends? Look no further than a Mario Kart group costume, my friend! So, what will you need to make this...

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