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DIY Monarch butterfly wings from garbage bags
If you looking for a gorgeous and affordable halloween or fairy/woodland dress up party costume with the help of this great video craft tutorial make this monarch butterfly costume from garbage bags ! All you need is some plastic garbage bags in black, orange and white.
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Jet pack from plastic bottles - fun costume for kids
Here's a step by step tutorial on how to create your very own rocket jet pack from plastic bottles! This quick and inexpensive recycling craft project promises to make you the best parent in less than 20 minutes!  The instant joy in your little boy's eyes is worth every minute! This plastic bottle jet-pack is perfect for halloween or dress up parties or just for everyday fun!  To make one fun jet-pack costume you will need: plastic Coke bottles, silver acryllic (spray) paint, and some felt (or paper) for the flames. Brilliant idea, isn't it?
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DIY easy rainbow unicorn costume for kids with tulle
Sometimes little girls just want to be fluffy rainbow unicorns. And when this time comes this nice easy and quick  DIY rainbow unicorn costume tutorial will be very handy! This fun costume can be a perfect choice for halloween or just for dress up parties! Because who can resist cute rainbow unicorns? Of course you can use this creative tulle and felt costume  idea to make other horse or unicorn characters (jut like Rainbow Dash from My little pony - Equestria )
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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DIY easy raincloud costume for kids (no-sew)
Do you love unique,fun , and super easy kids costumes? For this year's Halloween or dress up party try this fun rain cloud costume that is soo easy it doesn't involves sewing at all! You can make this fun handmade rain cloud costume for the kids literally in minutes with a little poliester batting and felt! You can make a raincloud costume with dark clothes imitating thunderstorm but this costume also will be very nice in a cute rainbow-sky blue version! If you are the type to wait til last minute, this  costume will be the perfect choice for you because it came together in under 2 hours!
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Granny costume - Halloween costume for kids with sewing pattern
For this year's Halloween or dress up party create a costume that will make you laugh every time when you look at it! The granny costume from Little red riding hood!  There’s just something about that teeny little baby face with all that curly white hair and some reading glasses on a chain. And, well, that granny cap and dress/apron combo finish it off perfectly! If you haven't got sewing machine or sewing skills you  can make this super cute and fun granny costume with combined ordinary girly  clothes and a yarn wig!
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Halloween wolf costume for kids (with sewing pattern)
We love to sew fun,cute and cozy Halloween / dress up party costumes and this brown fluffy wolf costume is one of our favourites! In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial on how to make one big bad wolf costume (from red riding hood) for your kid.This same wolf concept and costume shape could be used for other animals like a bear, dog, cat, lion, tiger, etc. Just the face would just need to be adjusted a bit. So, if you are trying to figure out something similar, hopefully today’s post will help you out a little bit.
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Easy quick last-minute lego halloween costume for kids
Sometimes the easiest costume ideas are the best! Not just because they are super quick, easy and inexpensive but because they're also super fun!  This funny lego costume can be made literally in minutes with a cardboard box and some plastic containers. This fun Halloween or dress up party lego costume is also a nice way to repurpose some plastic and paper trash which is also a great thing! This lego costume can be  a great family or group costume as well because you can make small and large lego blocks in lots of different colors from shoe and cardboard boxes easily!
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Quick MiIckey and Minnie mouse ears - costume for kids
This super craft tutorial will show you how to make your own Mickey or Minnie Mouse ears in 10 minutes or less! This easy DIY costume acessory project is super quick, inexpensive and your kids will love them! These felt mouse ears can be perfect additions to your Minnie or Mickey mouse costume or you can make some for your kids' upcoming birthday or dress - up party !  You can make the Minnie and Mickey mouse ears from stiffened black felt or even black construction paper will work well!
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DIY Halloween cupcake costume for kids
If you love sweets and fun Halloween costumes try this super cute cupcake costume by Melissa ( from Make It Yours )! This cupcake Halloween or dress up party costume is sized for a child but to construct one for an adult would be the same process with slightly different measurements and extra supplies.Who says candy has to be the only sweet treat on Halloween? This ambitious cupcake costume is surprisingly doable! follow along Melissa's step-by-step costume making tutorial and create one:
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DIY Black cat Halloween costume for kids
Do you need a simple – but super cute – kids costume for Halloween or the next dress up party ? With items you probably already have in your home, you can make this easy DIY kids’ black cat costume in less than an hour. You can make an adorable black cat costume from a black jacket, black jeggings, and a furry scarf in minutes! Along with some pink felt, a headband, a glue gun, and a plastic duo-tang you can create a super sweet kitten headband of your own as well. And the best is in this super easy diy halloween costume is: you don’t have to worry about sneezing!
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DIY Carousel horse costume for kids
With a little paint and cardboard, a whimsical carousel horse costume can make all your child’s dreams come true! And for under $5, this cute Halloween (or dress up partycostume is a win for parents too. The free templates for the carousel horse can be found in this nice craft blog as well!  Feel free to be creative with the colors and decorations ! And don’t hesitate to make this adorable Halloween or dress up party costume for an adult! It's super easy to size up and carousel horses are NEVER too juvenile :)
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Easy cardboard box dragon mask - costume for kids
In this step-by-step video tutorial Øistein and Box will teach you how to make a dragon’s head mask from two ordinary cardboard boxes ! You can use this fun cardboard box dragon mask as a Halloween or dress up party costume or simply make one just for fun! This cardboard box dragon costume headpiece is so easy to do, even the kids can make some for themselves! The only things you will need to create this fun cardboard box dragon mask ( head ) are: 2 small cardboard boxes , some ( acrilic ) paint and a little glue, and that's it! This kids craft idea is a perfect way to repurpose some old cardboard boxes and create a fun, inexpensive and last minute costume !
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Easy and super quick mummy Halloween costume for kids
It’s the time of year when the holidays start creeping up on us and you might find yourself scrambling for a costume last minute for a Halloween party or other event. Want to scare everyone as a mummy this Halloween? Try this super easy (and fun) DIY mummy costume! It's really easy to make a great costume from simple items that you might have lying around the house, or can purchase cheaply from a thrift store. Follow this easy how-to to find out how you can have a great mummy costume this Halloween (or this Friday, or for tomorrow's business lunch, or whenever, really).
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Crochet black cat slouch hat (free crochet pattern)
This black cat slouch hat has chunky ribbing and cute cat ears. This simple and free crochet cat hat pattern works up quickly and makes a great gift! If you want to crochet your own cat hat, Alexis has written up the pattern for you! Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. This crochet cat hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy cat hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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DIY Easy dice costume for kids - costume from cardboard box
Are you looking for a cute, fun ( or last minute ) Hallowen costume for couples / twins ? Try this super cute dice costume ! Everyone who see this in your neighborhood will love it! And we bet that you will be the only one around that have such a unique and adorable costume. Sugar Bee Crafts will teach you how to make this quick, frugal and adorable little boxtume ( box costume ) in no time from simple household materials such as cardboard boxes :
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DIY Cardboard box Minecraft (Creeper) mask - easy costume
Making masks is fun, especially if they are pixelated! Today, you can learn how to make a Minecraft mask out of a regular paper bag (or cardboard box) and colorful paper. To create your very own Minecraft (Creeper) mask you will need: a paper bag, green paper in different shades, glue and a pair of scissors. ( Do not forget to leave a few blank spaces for the eyes! ) Of course this fun mask making technique is perfect for creating another pixelated (Minecraft) characters as well! This DIY mask is a perfect last minute costume  for Halloween or Minecraft parties!
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
With this fun free downloadable wing template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this winged viking helmet as well as the horned version! All which are great additions to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween. Once you have made the base cardboard viking hat you can decorate it however you like, either using wings or even horns. Watch the video at the end of the tutorial to learn how to decorate it with fun wings! If you want to add horns you can find them in Zygote's site with many other fun cardboard costume ideas!
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DIY Strawberry costume for kids (sewing tutorial)
We love super adorable,fun and quick costumes ! Look at this cute DIY strawberry costume ! How sweet is that? However it requires a little bit of sewing this DIY strawberry costume is definitely a quick one! The arm holes are very basic ( no sleeves! ) and the whole thing is stuffed loosely with some fluffy batting. Because a happy berry is a plump and juicy berry! Definitely a fun DIY costume to make! If you can't sew ( or you don't want to ) you can easily swap the strawberry 's body part with simple red clothes .
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DIY Poison Ivy costume - Halloween costume for girls
Need a gorgeous costume? Try Poison Ivy : a DC Comics Super-Villain and Batman adversary! Poison Ivy is a botanist and notorious Eco-terrorist who uses plant toxins and mind-controlling pheromones for her criminal activities, usually aimed at protecting endangered species and the natural environment. Overall the DIY Poison Ivy costume is fairly straight forward to put together, maybe the only challenging part will be gathering the materials. This DIY costume involves a little hand sewing but besides of this, this is a fairly easy but still gorgeous costume suitable for both little girls and adults.
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DIY Moana's flower headband - costume for kids
If you love the Moana movie, and pretty DIY costumes this gorgeous and oh-so-easy to make flower headband will be a great craft  project for you! Just a few sheets of green fleece , a bouquet of faux flowers and you will be able to create baby Moana's beautiful flower headband in no time!  At Ollie's craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this beautiful  flower crown! Of course this fun lower headband can be used as a part of other DIY costumes as well so it's a perfect addition for quick Halloween or dress up party costumes.
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DIY Funny  fried egg costume for kids (free sewing tutorial)
Emma from MyPoppet.com went to her school's dress up party as an egg because it was an egg-ceptional egg-cuse for punny egg jokes! If you want to make a fried egg costume of your own for Halloween or a party, read on, the instructions are pun free. This DIY Funny  fried egg costume is  certainly a lot of fun to make and even more fun to wear!
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Funny DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume
For Halloween (or the upcoming dress-up party) dress up your (little) boy as a superhero! This DIY Clark Kent costume is SUPER quick to assemble, and doesn't requires special craft skills. We love that boys can wear this DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume all the time, not just on Halloween, so that’s a huge bonus! The glasses were an old Happy Meal toy, but you can also find some online. (Or create one from a cardboard box). Such a simple and affordable costume, that is absolutely adorable.
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DIY Tin man costume for kids (The wizard of Oz)
Remember the lovely tin man from The wizard of Oz? Try this creative costume idea, and make a tin man costume for your kids! This fun and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because surely it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! You’ve probably figured it out by now, but the shoulder, elbow, and knee joints are covered with dryer vent flexible tubing.  And the fabric? It’s vinyl. So it’s stiff and mimics a “metal” look, while still being really comfortable and not one bit heavy, like real pieces of metal would be.
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DIY felt Robin Hood and Friar Tuck costume for kids
If your little one loves the Robin Hood story they will adore this super cozy and easy to sew felt Robin Hood and Friar Tuck costume ! Today Jen from jenspends.com will teach you how to make the perfect Robin Hood and Friar Tuck Halloween or dress up party costume. You can sew this felt Robin Hood and Friar Tuck costume it in any size: it can be a perfect toddler or adult costume because it's not only easy to make but also comfortable to wear it all day long!
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DIY Giant troll hair - fun costume for kids
This troll hair DIY is perfect for giving the look (and height) of that amazing troll hair. This troll hair DIY Halloween costume is easy to make and we love how BIG it is. Perfect for getting that troll look.  This easy to follow tutorial will show you how to make this costume piece step by step. With a few materials this troll hair will help you (or your little one) stand out in a crowd.
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DIY Carrot costume - costume for kids (free sewing pattern)
We just love fun costume ideas! We know your average 10/11/12-year-old kid isn’t going to beg you to be a carrot for Haloween this year….but it’s a fun DIY costume idea for babies, toddlers, or even high school aged kids who are past dressing up like super heroes and princesses but want something a little more unique and kind of hilarious to wear! Or hey, this would be an awesome adult costume too!
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Crochet newborn deer bonnet (free crochet pattern)
Look at this super sweet little DIY deer bonnet ! This cute crocheted hat by Spin A Yarn Crochet can be a great addition to a baby photo shoot or your can use it as a cozy autumn / winter baby hat . This pattern is free and the assembly is also super simple! Feel free to add some flowers or leaves ( crocheted or otherwise! ) to make your newborn bonnet even more darling! Get this lovely free newborn deer bonnet crochet pattern at spinayarncrochet.com:
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Easy DIY planet costume for kids with hula hoops
Today Amy shares with us her kiddo’s DIY planet Halloween costumes ! Fun idea, isn't it? We love creative Halloween costumes that the kids can dress up in for the rest of the year. With this nice step by step tutorial you will be able to make this fun costume in no time! And the best: if you have hula hoops at home this easy DIY planet costume is a super quick, frugal and easy costume to make! This DIY planet costume can be great costume choice for both boys and girls.
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