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  • 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 Girl9

  • 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 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 Roberts18

  • 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

  • Here is what you will need to gather an Aquaman costume for Halloween. Get some great ideas, including how to make Aquaman's Atlantean trident, here.

    How to Make an Aquaman Halloween Costume

    How to Make an Aquaman Halloween Costume

    by HOWTOMAKEA0

  • 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

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with the letter "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!

    45+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter

    45+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "H"

    by Party Girl9

  • 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!

    25+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "E"

    25+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "E"

    by Party Girl14

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

    Historical Halloween Costumes for Men vs. Women

    Historical Halloween Costumes for Men vs. Women

    by Geekdom12

  • 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."

    50+ Costumes Ideas Beginning With the Letter

    50+ Costumes Ideas Beginning With the Letter "L"

    by Party Girl19

  • 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

  • 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

  • Which character should I cosplay? In this article, you'll learn how to find the answer to this frequently asked question, as well as helpful tips about cosplay etiquette and what it takes to be a cosplayer.

    How to Choose a Cosplay Character

    How to Choose a Cosplay Character

    by Rochelle Williams3

  • For a costume based on the letter "C," this is a concise yet comprehensive collection of candidates for your consideration, including costumes based off of celebrities and characters. "C" you soon!

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "C"

    by Party Girl40

  • 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 character costume 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

  • 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 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 Roberts3

  • 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 Girl24

  • A funny pun costume is a punny costume. . . get it? Okay, puns are corny, but they make for humorous costume ideas. You can find some DIY, pun-based costume ideas on this page. Punsters & Pundits will find the perfect costume here.

    20+ Ideas for Punny Costumes

    20+ Ideas for Punny Costumes

    by HOWTOMAKEA0

  • 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. In this article, 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

  • Whether you have twins, toddlers, or school-age girls, there is a costume idea for your girls to wear together. From fairy tale characters, animal friends, or humor, read on for Halloween inspiration.

    The Best Halloween Costumes for Sisters

    The Best Halloween Costumes for Sisters

    by roamingrosie4

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts With "G?" This article features a list of costumes and fancy dress ideas that start with the seventh letter of the alphabet. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Learn how to use makeup and face paint to create a tiger costume and see inspiring photos of several different designs, from partial to full face and body paint.

    Tiger Makeup Ideas, Tips, and Examples

    Tiger Makeup Ideas, Tips, and Examples

    by MakinBacon0

  • 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 "R"

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "R"

    by Party Girl5

  • 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 Marie2

  • Are you and your friends looking for themed costume ideas for Halloween or any time of year? Look no further! Check out these amazing group costume ideas for three or more people.

    Costume Ideas for Groups of Three or More

    Costume Ideas for Groups of Three or More

    by Maggie.L6

  • 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

  • In this article, you will find costume ideas that orbit the "Ancient Alien" theme. From regular greys to the History Channels' Giorgio Tsoukalos, you'll be looking out of this world!

    Ancient Alien Costumes

    Ancient Alien Costumes

    by Candace Bacon5

  • 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 "B"

    Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "B"

    by Party Girl42

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

    Ideas for Creating a Narnia White Witch Costume

    Ideas for Creating a Narnia White Witch Costume

    by Marie51

  • 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

  • This article includes 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 costumesngifts8

  • Whether you're planning to attend a Naruto anime cosplay convention or you're 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 Guide

    Naruto Kakashi Hatake Cosplay Costume Guide

    by hdy0

  • 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 design between men and women.

    Movie Halloween Costumes: Men's vs Women's

    Movie Halloween Costumes: Men's vs Women's

    by Geekdom3

  • Weather-inspired costumes are a great way to dress up for a unique contest and get lots of laughs from your friends. DIY costume ideas are a great way to save money. Find ideas for dressing up as hurricanes, rain clouds, sun, ice, snow, and more!

    Weather Costume Ideas for Halloween Fun

    Weather Costume Ideas for Halloween Fun

    by HalloweenRecipes0

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with the letter "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!

    50+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter

    50+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "N"

    by Party Girl1

  • 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

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

    Tips for Face Painting Success

    Tips for Face Painting Success

    by Lori Delp0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Looking for a Halloween costume that starts with the letter "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!

    25+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "I"

    25+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "I"

    by Party Girl1

  • 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.

    Basic Tips for Steampunk Costumes

    Basic Tips for Steampunk Costumes

    by Diana Vick98

  • 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 Marie6

  • Check out these Rocky Horror Picture Show outfit ideas—because Halloween doesn't have to be a drag! Have fun dressing up and learn how to make DIY freaky-fun costumes inspired by this cult classic.

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Ideas

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Ideas

    by HalloweenRecipes3

  • 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.

    60+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter

    60+ Costume Ideas Starting With the Letter "M"

    by Party Girl25

  • So, you’ve sat idly by watching numerous historical period films or have read books a-plenty of long ago, and now you have finally decided to go to a Renaissance faire. What do you wear?

    What to Wear at a Renaissance Festival

    What to Wear at a Renaissance Festival

    by Rosefall3

  • 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

  • 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

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