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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY costumes! DIY costumes for kids and adults ( DIY Halloween costumes for kids, DIY Halloween costumes for adults, dress-up party costume ideas ), free costume sewing patterns, free printables ( Halloween masks and other costume accessories ), easy Halloween costumes & last minute Halloween costumes, costumes without sewing, cosplay tutorials, pet costumes ... and many more DIY costume ideas!
DIY Honeycomb balls - easy party decor with tissue paper
Learn how to make honeycomb balls with kite paper from this Crafting Hours video. Hanging decorations look fantastic on every occasion. Moreover it is very easy to make such paper ball decorations at home. Just follow the stepwise procedure shown in this video to make honeycomb paper balls. You can use these balls for ceiling decoration as well as in the form of hanging decorations in parties or special occasions. Also known as honeycomb pom poms, such paper balls give a beautiful look to your home decor. You can even use these balls for Christmas decorations by doing it as Christmas crafts activity with your friends and family members. So, do not wait any longer and start making these honeycomb paper balls now! . . .
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DIY Tie-dye watermelon swim cover (free sewing pattern)
Crystal  from Stitched by Crystal, shares with us a fun summer project: a DIY watermelon poncho! We love watermelon in the summertime and we have been eating a lot of it this summer! This tie dye watermelon swim cover is a really easy and cheap summer sewing project and we love the end result! To create this fun and super comfy watermelon summer poncho / swim cover you will need: cotton fabric, fabric dye, and fabric paint.  Your kids will love to get in on the fun and help dye the fabric! You can create the watermelon poncho /summer swim cover for your kids or even for yourself! This free sewing pattern will be your guide through the project! . . .
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DIY Balloon flowers - easy adorable party decor
This beautiful craft idea is perfect for spicing up the tables at your next party or event. You can customize the colors to suit anything you’d like and you can even send them home with guests for an added bonus (and less clean up)! How do you celebrate your kids' birthday? We like to create a few simple decorations to make the event special. For this year we recommend you this super easy and cute balloon flower! This balloon flower s a very simple birthday or spring party decor project that makes a BIG impact!  The birthday balloon flower makes a fun decorationphoto background and take home gift for the kids! (Because you know the kids are all going to want to take home a balloon at the end of the day!) . . .
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DIY Easy paper hot air balloon garland - kids' room decor
This 3D paper hot air balloon bunting is pretty and a great project to incorporate some handmade charm into your kids' room decor or their upcoming birthday party! Hang between rows of seats, behind a dessert table, or just simply hang the from the ceiling. Sometimes the most gorgeous and stylish craft and decor ideas are also the simplest ones! This dimensional paper hot air balloon garland is super easy to make, and it doesn't require special crafting materials or skills, just a few sheets of colorful paper. (You can make this beautiful 3D heart garland in any color that fits into your home or the occasion!) . . .
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Easy paper ball garland - DIY quick party decor
This colorful paper ball garland craft is perfect as a Christmas decoration and it will also look absolutely adorable at any (birthday) party (any time of the year). Simple paper garlands (and paper chains) make the prettiest decorations if you ask me and they are frugal! You can make a pretty colorful paper ball garland like they did or even turn these into Christmas tree ornaments! You can make the paper balls in any size and color, it will be super fun and gorgeous in any form! But beware:  this paper ball garland can be quite addicting! . . .
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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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Last minute DIY Halloween costumes (stick figure, Charlie Brown..)
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. She have some easy (and funny) DIY costumes for you! For example: with some white clothes, electrical tape, a paper plate, markers you can make this fun stick figure Halloween or dress up party costume! In this nice last minute costume collection you will find 5 hilarious & super easy DIY costumes for your kids or yourself. All of them can be made with ordinary household items and everyday clothes, so you can easily make it even without any crafting skills! . . .
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Make your own trolls hair - fun costume for kids
Ah the Trolls! The singing, the dancing, the bright colors and ALL THE HAPPY! If you're also in love with Trolls you will love this fun, easy  and quick kids' costume craft idea! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make their fun neon color hair from tulle in minutes! Of course this fun tulle hair making method is also a perfect choice for other Halloween or dress up party costumes which requires a crazy hair (a mad scientist, Hades from Hercules, Cindy Lou from Whoville), because this fun tulle hair will look nice in any color and size! . . .
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Simple handprint paper masks - fun kids craft idea
Are you looking for a simple, fun paper craft idea which doesn't require fancy craft materials and crafting skills? Try these super fun handprint paper masks! These handprint paper masks can be perfect additions to a spring carnival costume or you can make some with the kids just for fun! In this nice craft site you will find 3 different paper mask designs and a few ideas about how to decorate them! These fun colorful paper handprint masks also can be great keepsakes! These colorful paper masks are super simple,super quick and also super fun so even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time! . . .
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DIY no-sew Minnie mouse costume
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn  how to make this super adorable, quick, inexpensive, no-sew Minnie mouse inspired halloween costume! This adorable Minnie mouse Halloween or dress up party costume is simple to do, and could totally work as a "last minute" costume idea! You can make one Minnie mouse costume for yourself or for the kids, this brilliant costume idea will works with kids of all ages and adults too!  You can make the costume  in red or pink, it will be a great hit in any form!  To make one Minnie Mouse costume you will need red (or pink) tulle, black felt , a pearl necklace and and black clothes. . . .
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Easy no-sew DIY dinosaur costume for kids
If you are in need of a fun, EASY costume this year, look no further and follow this nice step by step dinosaur costume tutorial! This Halloween or dress up party dinosaur costume  project is a perfect choice even if you aren't a craft goddess because the only tools you will need are a hot glue gun and a pair of scissors!  This super cute and quick dino costume can be made about an hour and half from start to finish, so it can be a perfect last minute costume as well! You can make this quick no-sew fun dinosaur costume in any color and it's also a perfect base for other reptile costumes as well! . . .
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Bon bon candy Halloween costume for kids with paper mache
Today we’re sharing another Halloween costume tutorial with you: a DIY bonbon candy costume! She painted a paper mâché ball and then added a cellophane wrapper to make a (literally) very sweet Halloween or dress up party costume. This DIY costume doesn't require special crafting materials just newspapershomamede paper mache glue (flour and water), colorful paints and cellpohane. You can use this creative costume making technique to create other ball shape costumes like a cherry / orange  or a fun disco ball! . . .
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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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DIY Halloween birthday cake costume
If you have a child who is equally excited about happy birthday or just loves cake like us, then this costume is for you! This adorable, fun and super easy to make Halloween (or dress up party) costume  doesn't require sewing or special crafting skills so it can be a perfect Halloween costume choice even if you aren't a craft goddess! The kids will love this cute and funny costume just like eating birthday cakes! You can use hula hoops or a bottomless laundry basket instead of styrofoam wreath bases , this cute costume will look gorgeous in any form and color! . . .
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DIY angel wings from paper cake doiles
This easy and elegant set of DIY angel wings are perfect for your upcoming Halloween (or dress up) party. Of course these elegant doily wings are not just perfect additions to your angel costume, but you can also dip dye them any color for fairies or birds as well.  These beautiful, elegant  (and also super quick) paper angel wings are made with simple household materials, and no sewing involved! You will need only paper cake doilies, coffee filters and a pair of wire hangers - and thats's it! . . .
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Amazing DIY cotton candy costume for kids
Now this is a costume you can sink your teeth into! We're thrilled to introduce you this jaw-dropping cotton candy costume! It's as fun to look at as it is to make. This super cute cotton candy Halloween or dress up party costume is not just super cute and fun but it's also very easy to make! You can make this adorable cotton candy costume in anyí size and color that fits into your kids' age and personality! To make this cotton candy costume you will need: pillow fill / poliester fill , pink spray and an ordinary white t-shirt. . . .
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DIY fun Halloween flower costume (free sewing pattern)
This Halloween or dress up party flower costume is the perfect project for the beginner seamstress. It doesn’t cost a lot to make and your kids are sure to love it. After you make this adorable flower costume, just watch how still your child will stand while they are imitating flowers- it's fantastic. This adorable flower costume isn't as difficult as it seems, because the costume's base is an ordinary striped green pajama. Machine sewing is only required for making the leaves and petals (but it also can be replaced with hand-sewing or fabric glue). This adorable Halloween or dress up party flower costume is sure to get some use all year long, not just for Halloween! . . .
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Monkey,pig and mouse costume - last minute kids costumes
On the prowl for easy Halloween costumes? Look no further. Make a super cute monkey,mouse or pig cotume! All you need for the base of these cute animal costumes is a pair of sweatpants and a matching hooded sweatshirt. With just a few craft store additions, you’ve put together a fun and easy Halloween costume. And, best of all, your kids can wear the sweatshirt and sweatpants again later thanks to some ever-so-practical safety pins. The adorable monkey,pig and mouse costume can be also a great choice for roleplays or dress up parties! (or even just for fun) . . .
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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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Easy DIY spider and spiderweb Halloween costume for kids
For this year's halloween or dress up party make a super fun, easy, last minute, throw together costume: a spider or a spiderweb! These costumes were crafted in less time than it took the kids to wake up from their naps one afternoon. That’s our kind of costume! To create this fun spiderweb or spider costume you will need crafting materilas which maybe you  already have at hand: a plain white bedsheet, black socks, black yarn, and some fiber fill! This super easy costume can be a perfect choice if you can't carve the David statue from styrofoam but still want to create some fun and cool cotume for the kids! . . .
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Adorable DIY sheep costume for kids with cotton balls
This cotton ball and hoodie sheep costume is ridiculously adorable and ridiculously easy.  Also awesome about this costume, it'd be just as cute on a boy as a girl! You will need to make one cute sheep costume: a (white) hoodie, LOTS of cotton balls, and ordinary everyday clothes (such as black pants, black t-shirt), and that's it! No difficult sewing manouvers included! You can attach the felt sheep ears with a few hand stich and the cotton balls completelly with only glue! This adorable sheep costume can be a perfect choice for halloween or dress up parties as 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! This cupcake halloween /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. To create one fun cupcake costume you will need a laundry basket (or some cardboard ),blue construction paper for the cupcake liner,a white pantyhose filled with fiber fill, and pompoms as cute sprinklers. . . .
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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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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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No-sew quick DIY ninja mask - Halloween costume for kids
Are you looking for an easy to make and super inexpensive but still great costume for boys? Make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt!  And there’s no cutting or sewing required! Creative idea, isn't it? With this nice step-by-step tutorial you can make one ninja costume literally in minutes, out of ordinary everyday clothes! This cannot be  easier! And if the dress up party / Halloween season ended you can use the ninja mask again as a normal t-shirt! This is a great no waste costume with gorgeous outcome! (And don't mention it it's a super cozy costume that can be wearable at all day without any fuss!) . . .
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DIY Little red riding hood Halloween costume (with sewing pattern)
I your kids love the Little red riding hood story they will love this beautiful Red riding hood costume! In this nice craft blog you will find a step-by-step sewing guide and a free template for making this gorgeous Red riding hood costume, and as an extra you can find here the big bad wolf anf granny costumes as well! So this idea can  be a perfect group or family Halloween / dress up costume! Well, this Little red riding hood costume is not the easiest DIY costume in the world but if you love to sew  it will be a piece of cake! Or alterantively you can use ordinary girl clothes similar to this design and put them together! . . .
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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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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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Easy DIY no-sew nature fairy ( wood nymph ) costume
We’ve got the easiest Halloween costume for you if you’re looking something shredded and leafy: a wood nymph, nature fairy or leaf girl costume! This idea would actually work well in other colors than green too. Fall fairy? Nature Princess? Scarecrow? Shredding an old t-shirt is quick and easy and looks great! To make this nice Halloween or dress up costume you will need a cotton t-shirt, felt and thats it! This nature fairy costume is perfect for the upcoming Halloween or dress up party, even if it's the last minute! And this quick costume is also super cozy so it's pefrect for younger kids as well! . . .
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Easy DIY snail costume for kids - Halloween costume
This super cute, easy and inexpensive  DIY snail costume  can be a perfect (last minute) costume for the upcoming Halloween or dress up party! The main thing you need for this snail costume is a brown kraft paper to make the shell. Your little kid will wear it like a backpack. It is a pretty simple process, just try not to leave a trail of slime on the jaunt around the neighborhood for candy. Find the full instructions on how to make this cute snail costume for your kids right here in this nice craft blog and their step-by-step photo tutorial! . . .
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DIY Plastic toy soldier Halloween costume for kids
Remember the little green plastic army men your brother used to play with? Or if not, remember the Toy Story series making them famous again? Try this creative idea, and make a toy soldier costume for your kids! This fun, easy and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! This plastic (toy) soldier Halooween or dress up party costume is not the cheapest costume in the world (costs about $28.50 total), but sometimes just having fun with your kid can make it worth it! . . .
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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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