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  • The Princess Bride character Buttercup costume page and guide for Halloween and cosplay. This post focuses on her most well known red riding dress outfit that she wears in the movie.

    Princess Bride Buttercup Costume

    Princess Bride Buttercup Costume

    by Marie2

  • 101 Halloween costume ideas for women including the classics, pop culture and celebrity costumes, costumes for groups, costumes for two, last minute ideas, and more.

    101 Halloween Costume Ideas for Women

    101 Halloween Costume Ideas for Women

    by Shay Marie16

  • Going to dress up as a scarecrow? Here is how to do your face paint or makeup. You will find ideas for scary scarecrows, cute scarecrows, Wizard-of-Oz scarecrows, and more.

    Scarecrow Makeup: Designs, Tips, Tutorials

    Scarecrow Makeup: Designs, Tips, Tutorials

    by MakinBacon2

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "H?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "H." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "H"

    by Party Girl7

  • A look at how mass market Halloween costumes are designed for men and women based on different movie characters. Explore the differences in Halloween film costume designs between men and women.

    Movie Halloween Costumes Men vs Women

    Movie Halloween Costumes Men vs Women

    by Geekdom3

  • Find suggestions for costumes that begin with the letter "B," inspired by famous characters, people, and other fun topics. Go dressed in style to your letter-themed costume party!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "B"

    by Party Girl41

  • A look at how mass market Halloween costumes are designed for men and women based on different historical time periods. Explore the differences in History Costume designs between men and women.

    Historical Halloween Costumes Men vs. Women

    Historical Halloween Costumes Men vs. Women

    by Geekdom12

  • A Milhouse costume is really easy to throw together, and you don't need to be a seasoned cosplayer or DIYer to make it milperfect either.

    How to Make a Milhouse Costume

    How to Make a Milhouse Costume

    by Shay Marie1

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "G?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "G." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "G"

    by Party Girl2

  • Weather costumes are a great way to dress up in a unique contest and get lots of laughs from your friends. DIY costume ideas are a great way to save money. Hurricanes, rain clouds, sun, ice, snow,

    Weather Costume Ideas for Halloween Fun

    Weather Costume Ideas for Halloween Fun

    by HalloweenRecipes0

  • Making a Halloween costume can be way more fun than buying a mass-produced one. From the super-cute to uber-scary, check out these awesome ideas.

    30 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

    30 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

    by ezzly15

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "D?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "D." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Beginning with the Letter "D"

    Costume Ideas Beginning with the Letter "D"

    by Party Girl30

  • Here you'll find two ways to make Maleficent-style horns. You can make this project using a paper cutout or by using a headband. You'll also have step-by-step pictures to guide you.

    How to Make Maleficent Horns With Free Template

    How to Make Maleficent Horns With Free Template

    by Marie5

  • Here are some Rocky Horror Picture Show costume ideas from this wild cult classic. Freaky characters, a great cast, and songs like "Let's Do The Timewarp Again" make these costumes fun for all. DIY

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Ideas

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Ideas

    by HalloweenRecipes0

  • Dressing as a song title is a fun way to get ideas for Halloween costumes and party themes. Find ideas for a costume based on a song for your next fancy dress party.

    Costumes for a Song Title Theme Party

    Costumes for a Song Title Theme Party

    by Party Girl0

  • In need of the perfect get up for an upcoming ComiCon? Last minute invite to an outer-space-themed costume party? Never fret. Here are ten iconic sci-fi vixens that make for great costumes.

    10 Iconic Sci-Fi Costumes for Women

    10 Iconic Sci-Fi Costumes for Women

    by SeattlePeach8

  • Costume ideas for the hit animation "Wreck-It Ralph." Dress up as the cute Vanellope Von Schweetz, the handy Fix-It Felix Jr, or Wreck-It Ralph himself! Guides are available for both adults and kids.

    DIY Wreck-It Ralph Character Costume Ideas

    DIY Wreck-It Ralph Character Costume Ideas

    by costumesngifts37

  • Read this article to get ideas for costumes that start with "S," including ones based off of famous people and characters with names that start with "S." Get ideas for your costume party!

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "S"

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "S"

    by Party Girl19

  • More pun costume ideas like Amazon Prime, Kevin Bacon, Chicken Cord On Blue, Killer B, and lots more punny outfits for dress up Halloween fun. I bet you can win a Halloween costume contest with one

    More Pun Costume Ideas You Can Make

    More Pun Costume Ideas You Can Make

    by HOWTOMAKEA0

  • Learn how to use makeup and face paint to create a tiger costume. Look at a photo gallery of several different designs, from partial face paint to full face paint and body paint.

    Tiger Makeup Tutorials and Tips

    Tiger Makeup Tutorials and Tips

    by MakinBacon0

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "E?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "E." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "E"

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "E"

    by Party Girl13

  • Learn how to make a homemade Ninjago Lloyd Garmadon costume for Halloween or fun dress-up play for your child with these easy step-by-step directions and pictures.

    How to Make a Ninjago Lloyd Garmadon Costume

    How to Make a Ninjago Lloyd Garmadon Costume

    by Alissa Roberts2

  • If you are a fan of The Conjuring or the new movie, Annabelle, you might want to dress like Annabelle this Halloween. Here are a few tips on how to create your own Annabelle Halloween costume.

    How to Create an Annabelle Halloween Costume

    How to Create an Annabelle Halloween Costume

    by Jeannie InABottle6

  • A masquerade ball is basically an occasion/event or party in which those attending appear in costume wearing a mask (Masquerade mask). Often these kinds of social gatherings or carnivals as they were called in the day were a part of 15th...

    What is a Masquerade Ball, and Why Wear a Mask?

    What is a Masquerade Ball, and Why Wear a Mask?

    by Achilles20100

  • Do not be intimidated by face painting. If you are organized, have a plan, and good supplies you and your face painting will be the hit of any event!

    Tips for Face Painting Success

    Tips for Face Painting Success

    by Lori Delp0

  • Find ideas for costumes and fancy dress that begin with the letter "P," including costumes based off of cartoon characters and famous people with names that start with "P." Happy p-artying!

    Costume Ideas Beginning with the Letter "P"

    Costume Ideas Beginning with the Letter "P"

    by Party Girl8

  • A funny pun costume - get it, a punny costume? Okay, puns are a corny but humorous costume idea, and you can find some DIY ideas on this page. Punsters & Pundits will find the perfect costume howto

    20+ Ideas for Punny Costumes

    20+ Ideas for Punny Costumes

    by HOWTOMAKEA0

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "I?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "I." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "I"

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "I"

    by Party Girl1

  • Are you having an alphabet party? Need a costume that starts with the letter "L?" Look no further? In this article, you'll find a list of Halloween and fancy dress costumes that begin with "L."

    Costumes Ideas Beginning with the Letter

    Costumes Ideas Beginning with the Letter "L"

    by Party Girl18

  • With the popularity of 'Letter Parties', where people can come dressed as something beginning with a designated letter of the alphabet, Props & Frocks presents a selection of ideas for the Letter W.

    Costume Ideas Starting With The Letter W

    Costume Ideas Starting With The Letter W

    by Party Girl2

  • This article includes details about Egyptian clothing: facts on men's and women's garments with pictures, no-sew costume making ideas, information on materials, and a resource guide.

    Ancient Egypt Costume Ideas & Dresses

    Ancient Egypt Costume Ideas & Dresses

    by Bryce6

  • Steampunk also known as Victorian science fiction has exploded in popularity recently. Here, you'll learn about Steampunk costuming basics, from goggles to gloves to shirts.

    Steampunk Basics: Costuming Made Easy

    Steampunk Basics: Costuming Made Easy

    by Diana Vick97

  • A look at how mass market Halloween costumes are designed for men and women based on the Wizard Of Oz film. Explore the different focus in Wizard of Oz characterCostume designs between men and women.

    Men's vs. Women's Wizard Of Oz Halloween Costumes

    Men's vs. Women's Wizard Of Oz Halloween Costumes

    by Geekdom4

  • An Orphan Black group costume is best if you have identical quadruplet or quintuplet sisters… For everyone else, there’s this guide.

    Orphan Black Costume Guide

    Orphan Black Costume Guide

    by Shay Marie4

  • Learn how to face paint a skull for Halloween or Dias de los Muertos. Look at a photo gallery of examples ranging from realistic skulls to sugar skulls for inspiration.

    Skull Makeup Tips and Tutorials

    Skull Makeup Tips and Tutorials

    by MakinBacon0

  • Are you looking for a costume that begins with the letter, "M?" Mmmmmm - what could you be? See this list of "M" costume ideas based on famous characters, people, and more.

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "M"

    by Party Girl24

  • Interesting in making a Sith Lord costume? This article will feature a full guide on how to dress as a Sith for cheap so buckle up!

    How to Dress as a Sith for Cheap

    How to Dress as a Sith for Cheap

    by Filip Danic4

  • A look at how mass market Halloween costumes are designed for men and women based on different jobs. Explore the different focus in career Costume designs between men and women.

    Occupation Halloween Costumes Men vs Women

    Occupation Halloween Costumes Men vs Women

    by Geekdom0

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "N?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "N." Hope you find just what you're looking for. N-joy!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "N"

    by Party Girl1

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "R?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "R." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "R"

    by Party Girl2

  • My granddaughter just had her 2nd birthday! This year's dress-up theme was "Disney Characters." I decided to be Toodles from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Here is how I made my costume.

    Oh Toodles Halloween Costume

    Oh Toodles Halloween Costume

    by Sandi2

  • Find suggestions for costumes that begin with the letter "T," based off of famous characters, people, and other fun topics. Go dressed in style to your letter-themed costume party!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "T"

    by Party Girl7

  • Is your child a big fan of Jake and the Never Land Pirates? Read to find step-by-step directions with pictures for creating a homemade Jake the Pirate costume for Halloween or fun dress up play.

    How to Make a Jake and the Never Land Pirates Costume

    How to Make a Jake and the Never Land Pirates Costume

    by Alissa Roberts10

  • Looking for a Ninjago Jay (blue ninja) costume for your child? Read to find step-by-step directions with pictures for creating a homemade costume for Halloween or fun dress up play.

    How to Make a Ninjago Jay Costume

    How to Make a Ninjago Jay Costume

    by Alissa Roberts16

  • It's a costume party. These are private or public events for costume hobbyist who love to dress up in original or established fashions. A patriotic party, Halloween, sexy Valentine's Day, and more.

    Fun Costume Ideas for Every Month of the Year

    Fun Costume Ideas for Every Month of the Year

    by Tricia Deed0

  • Whether you're planning to attend a Naruto Anime cosplay convention or just trying to find a costume for halloween, you can save some money by creating some of Kakashi Hatake's accessories.

    Naruto Kakashi Hatake Cosplay Costume

    Naruto Kakashi Hatake Cosplay Costume

    by hdy0

  • Looking for a '70s costume idea for Halloween or a fancy dress party? This article has a list of 1970s costume suggestions that will help you stand out at your next party.

    '70s Costume Ideas

    '70s Costume Ideas

    by Party Girl22

  • Fancy dress parties, no matter how fun they might be, can be a bit of a challenge for us girls. How can we wear a costume and still look great, without having to spend a fortune? Luckily for us, there are a ton of great ideas out there for creating a simple costume and I've listed my ten favourite costume ideas, with tips on advice on how to make it look amazing.

    10 Simple Fancy Dress Ideas for Women

    10 Simple Fancy Dress Ideas for Women

    by Rebecca7

  • A detailed costume and cosplay guide on dressing up as a cool winter witch like Jadis from Narnia or Elsa from Frozen. This gives lots of ideas and inspiration for a snow and ice maiden theme.

    Ideas for Creating a Narnia White Witch Costume

    Ideas for Creating a Narnia White Witch Costume

    by Marie51

  • Are you looking for some Halloween costume ideas for a group of people? Here are some great ideas for group Halloween themes.

    30+ Halloween Group Costume Ideas

    30+ Halloween Group Costume Ideas

    by KCC Big Country23

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with "J?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with "J." Hope you find just what you're looking for!

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting with the Letter "J"

    by Party Girl9