Posts by Elise Schwartz

Free Halloween Scrapbooking Printables

by |October 16, 2012
Categories: Printables

If you love Halloween as much as we do, and you love to be crafty, then we have a treat for you! We've created some awesome Halloween themed printables for scrapbooking or making Halloween cards and party invitations. And, what's better yet is that they're FREE to download! All you need is Adobe PDF Reader, some white 8.5x11 card stock paper and a color printer. Then, just download our scrapbook printables, and get crafting!

 

Halloween Scrapbook Pages

 

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Couple's Costumes Ideas for Halloween 2012

by |October 9, 2012
Categories: Costume Guides

2019 Update: Looking for a couples costume? Check out our newer Ultimate Couples Halloween Guide.

 Whether you’re attending a big Halloween bash, or just hanging out with friends at a local pub for Halloween, you’re bound to run into couples that are dressed in a coordinating theme. Last year’s top couple’s costumes included themes like Star Wars, the Royal Wedding, Jersey Shore and Harry Potter. This year, we’re predicting a wide variety of trends...

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Q&A with Cosplayer Jin Joson: Breaking Down Stereotypes in Cosplay

by |September 28, 2012
Categories: Cosplay

Jin Joson is a cosplayer, photographer, graphic designer and painter from the Philippines. Jin has been cosplaying for about seven years and enjoys participating in cosplay with friends and at conventions. Jin was kind enough to answer some thought-provoking questions for us about cosplay, the stereotypes associated with it and words of inspiration for those interested in getting into cosplay.

 

What drew you to cosplay in the beginning and, what keeps you cosplaying?

I found myself...

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How to Create a Katniss Costume from The Hunger Games

by |September 27, 2012

If you’re anything like me, you want a costume that resembles something that conveys your daily interests and something you can get multiple uses out of. And, if you’re even more like me, you’ve read all three Hunger Games books multiple times, and saw “The Hunger Games” in the theaters not only during the midnight showing, but another five times after. So, what could be better than creating a Katniss costume for your 2012 Halloween look, and for midnight movie...

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Q&A with Trick or Treat Studios Founder Chris Zephro

by |September 14, 2012
Categories: Horror

It has been nearly 35 years since Michael Myers made his first movie appearance, but the “Halloween” franchise, including costumes and masks, are as popular as ever. Trick or Treat Studios, a California-based company, specializes in creating authentic Halloween masks. The studio’s newest release is the first truly authentic replica “Halloween II” Michael Myers mask. Chris Zephro, Founder and Owner of Trick or Treat Studios, was kind enough to answer a few questions...

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How To Create Your Own Ginny Weasley Costume

by |August 7, 2012

How To Create Your Own Ginny Weasley Costume

Ginny Weasley isn't just the girl with the fan crush on Harry Potter from the Sorcerer's Stone. She isn't only that character who brought Tom Riddle back into the picture in the Chamber of Secrets. Ginny isn't simply the youngest, red-headed Weasley sibling, or Harry Potter's girlfriend and eventual wife. Ginny Weasley is described by J.K. Rowling as an exceptional witch and isn't one you should forget when choosing your Harry Potter group costumes for an upcoming movie marathon or Halloween party. Here's how you can make your own Ginny Weasley costume!

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