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Taking the Perfect Family Halloween Photo [How to Halloween]

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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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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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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Historical Costumes Guide: Marie Antionette in Pre-Revolutionary France

by |September 19, 2011
Categories: Historical, Resource

Learning how to make historical costumes can be useful for various events: reenactments, school plays, even book reports. For beginners, however, it’s difficult to know where to start. Elaborate dresses from movies can be wonderful sources for inspiration, but attempting one of those on a first try is as ambitious as replicating a Van Gogh without previous painting experience. Just as one needs to learn the basics of brush strokes and blending to paint, a costumer needs to learn the basic...

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Dressing For Your Body Type on Halloween

by |September 19, 2011

What should you wear to fit your body type? It’s a question we all ask! There are many different articles of clothing that can either help show off our wonderful assets or slightly cover up something we don’t necessarily want showing. Dressing for your shape comes into play while shopping for your day-to-day wardrobe, but it’s just as important during Halloween. The costume experts at HalloweenCostumes.com have created a guide to help you make the perfect choice this October!

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