We hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween this year! We really enjoyed helping everyone with their costumes, and even got in on the fun ourselves! Check out the team at M&J in all of our costumed glory!
The skeleton is a classic symbol of Halloween, but sometimes creepy and cool intersect and we’re left with accessories we want to wear well past the scariest night of the year! There’s something inherently intriguing about skeletons and bones. Whatever the reason is, we’ve definitely got them under our skin!
These insane exoskeleton shoes by shoe designer, Janina Alleyne, are sharp.
This shirt is business in the front, and spine in the back!
For kids, Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year. They get to dress as their favorite characters, and walk from house to house retrieving candy. Who wouldn’t love that? But there are perks for adults too, like seeing all of the adorable costumes that the little ones don each year! If you’re looking for some cute costume ideas for your tiny tot, look no further. Here are some of our favorite costumes for kids!
Dress up your little wild thing in a costume inspired by Maurice Sendak’s famous book, Where the Wild Things Are!
If you’ve ever wanted to realize your inner goddess, we have the first step to your transformation. This epic statement necklace features chunky pendants, chains in an assortment of sizes and shapes, and beautiful beaded trim.
2 5/8” Bugle/Seed Beaded Fringe
2. Lay the necklace out in an oval. Place a piece of the square chain to the center. Connect the corners with jump rings. Attach the jump rings to smaller pieces of the small round chain.
3. Take the larger round chain and attach pieces to each side.
4. Repeat step 3 with the small round chain.
5. Add the teardrop pendants to the bottom on each side, and one on the top overlaying the square chain.
7. Cut a 5 inch piece of the beaded fringe. Fold over and glue each ribbon side together, then glue the ribbon to the back of the sunflower pendant so that only the fringe is exposed.
8. Create a smaller fringe pieces doing the same process in step 7. This time add a hole in the center. Add a jump ring and attached on to each side next to the teardrop pendent in the center.
Halloween isn’t only the time to get creepy. It’s also the perfect occasion to get clever! Check out these pun-tastic costumes, and get inspired to make your own hilarious creation!
Looking to really freak out your party guests this year? You’re not alone. These terrifying decorations are sure to scare the living daylights out of your Halloween party pals.
Everyone loves decorating pumpkins for fall, but do you know what nobody loves? Dealing with pumpkin guts. That’s right! Having to clean up the ooey-gooey insides of gourds is probably the least fun activity of autumn. Our solution? A bunch of pumpkin decorating DIYs that don’t have to be carved! Another added bonus? You pumpkin stays in tip-top shape too!Add feminine flair to your fall decor with this floral and glittered pumpkin from PBTeen!
This string art pumpkin from Dream a Little Bigger ensures you can still make the creepiest pumpkin on your corner, without dealing with all of that cleanup.
These gold leaf pumpkins from The Home Steady are beyond elegant, and are beautiful enough to earn a spot on any dining table!
If you love the look of metal on pumpkins, check out these copper-accented beauties from Home Oh My!
Have a talent for typography? Take a look at these chalkboard pumpkins from Fairgoods!
This year, stand out from the flock with two accessories that are sure to be tweeted about. Make yourself into a bird that’s brighter than any peacock with our DIY Feathered Flyer Beak and Headpiece! This DIY uses a huge array of trims and embellishments that even a magpie would covet, and can be converted into any bird species just by switching up the colors! Want to see more creature-inspired accessories for your Halloween costume? Check out our Party Animals Halloween store!
What You’ll Need:
Cobalt Blue Crystals
What You’ll Need:
Cobalt Blue Crystals
1. Cut a rectangle out of your illustration board, and then cut out two equal triangles from the rectangle by creating an “X” mark on the rectangle. Cut where the mark are.
2. On each piece score a line from the tip to the bottom. Softly bend and connect to pieces together. Use hot glue to connect these pieces.
2. Punch a hole under the beak where the dowel will be punch up into the inside. Hot glue on the inside so dowel does not shift.
3. Embellish the beak with trims and crystals.
Do you celebrate every holiday with the furry friends in your life? Then Halloween should be no exception! These critter costume DIYs are just the thing to your best pal’s tail wagging on the scariest day of the year.
Everyone has seen the viral video of the puppy in a spider costume scaring passersby. Well now you can make your own with Martha Stewart’s DIY spider costume!
Make your pup another type of pet with this DIY Chia Pet costume from I Found the Place!
If your pet is king of the castle at home, why not make him king of the jungle for a day with an easy to make lion mane?
This piñata costume will make your pup the life of the party!
Take your dog to new depths with a walrus costume from instructables!
Animals are always a popular pick for Halloween, and with an almost limitless amount of options, the decision to be a critter this Halloween is an easy one. But once you’ve decided that you want to be one with your spirit animal, how do you figure out how to really BECOME the animal? Take a lesson from these costumed creatures who have figured out how to harness the essence of animals with some makeup and trimming!