With Halloween not far away, my thoughts are turning to creating costumes for everyone in the family. I find that the sooner I get started, the easier things are. I’m a big believer in making costumes whenever possible to save money. But sewing and gluing last-minute until the early hours of the morning can easily ruin one of my favourite holidays.
Luckily, I’m often able to find everything I need for an amazing costume in my own closet! Try these tips to help you turn your favourite dresses into fantastic Halloween wear!
Rework Your Little Black Dress
Using something you already own is a great way to make an environmentally friendly Halloween costume. Plus, of course, taking that approach will leave you with more money to spend on treats.
So, why not take that special occasion dress that you have not worn for years and turn it into a Halloween costume? After all, special dresses come in a huge range of cuts and styles, which makes it really easy to create a period-themed costume. [Read more…]