Do It Yourself Halloween Costumes

Two hundred years ago if there were people out on Halloween’s night they might likely be Scottish going from door-to-door singing and begging for refreshments. Most others would be huddled playing fortune winning contests and telling ghost stories. Costumes were not a big thing before 1920s when it first was a holiday for youngsters.

The earliest children’s Costumes were the standard little pixies. Ghosts were made from sheets and pillow case covers. Then Burglar and Red Indian costumes appeared inside the 1920 followed inside the 30’s by tramp costumes, no doubt inspired by the great depression. It had not been until the 1950’s following the wars had ended that the entertainment industry got started in children’s costumes. Now you started to determine characters like Mickey Mouse and Tinkerbell appearing in shop windows. It became so established for children that you would rarely see an adult in a costume without a child.

It’s that period of year again, when children’s thoughts turn to ghosts and ghoulies and candy… and costumes! For folks, it can be a little stress inducing – we would like our children to offer the wonderful Halloween celebrations that individuals remember from our own childhoods. But everything has changed today. Trick or treating just isn’t as safe since it was in our day, back when everyone in the neighborhood knew everybody else. Also, a lot of us are working on extra tight budgets, we might not have the money to splurge on that awesome costume our kid is begging for. Exactly how do you come up with a great DIY halloween costumes if you need to stay on a low cost?

Here is one short idea for a head on a platter. Look for a box large enough to fit over your head and body, a classic tablecloth and plenty of parsley. Cover the top and side of one’s box with the table cloth glue it a number of parts of this area so that it will not slide. Now cut a round shape away from a large bit of cardboard large enough for your head to fit through and also on the top glue some parsley and other food. Now stick your face through therefore it is the main length of a ghoulish meal.

There are lots more Costumes that you can lead to very little money but it’s worth investing in some putting on a costume makeup to add the finishing touches for your ghoulish fun.

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This post was written by TKB-Editor on October 12, 2012

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