DIY: Lace Crown

Our final Halloween DIY is ideal for the queen in all of us and perfect for any little princesses as well! We created an intricate crown using two types of metallic lace and, of course, some Brilliance stones for sparkle. This DIY is quick and easy to make, and also easy to customize! Swap out … Continue reading DIY: Lace Crown

Superhero and Super Villain Costume Roundup

With NYC Comic Con having just passed and Halloween on the horizon, we've been obsessing over comic book hero costumes! We've collected some of our favorites to give you inspiration for your costumes. And since we know that Halloween is the ultimate holiday for playing pretend, we gathered up some of the less-savory super villains … Continue reading Superhero and Super Villain Costume Roundup

Halloween DIY: Feathered Flyer Beak and Headpiece

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 … Continue reading Halloween DIY: Feathered Flyer Beak and Headpiece

NYC Comic Con 2014

Since Halloween is one of our favorite holidays, it's really no wonder that Comic Con is one of our favorite events! This annual convention of all things comic book-related brings out the best and brightest in costume design. Individuals from all over the country work tirelessly to recreate the complete looks of some of their … Continue reading NYC Comic Con 2014

DIY: Punk Rock Studded Collar

This year add some serious punk-rock style to your Halloween costume with a collar DIY that can be easily created with a few simple studs and a collared shirt! Need more edgy DIY materials? Check out our Punk Rock Halloween Shop! What You'll Need: Black Collared Shirt 7mm x 10mm Metal Spike With Screw 7mm … Continue reading DIY: Punk Rock Studded Collar

Halloween DIY: Medieval Chain Headpiece

If you're anything like us, you have Game of Thrones fever, and that fever is bound to inspire a lot of really cool costumes for Halloween! Whether you want to transform into a fair maiden or gallant knight, this regal chainmaille-inspired headpiece is the perfect accessory for your outfit. What You'll Need: 6mm Colored Metal … Continue reading Halloween DIY: Medieval Chain Headpiece

Once Upon a Time Costume Inspiration

Once Upon a Time is a show in which all of your favorite fairy tale characters come to life! If you haven't seen it yet, you should try to catch at LEAST one episode because this show boasts some of the most beautiful costumes we've ever seen. Everyone looks like, well, a princess! If you've … Continue reading Once Upon a Time Costume Inspiration

DIY: Gatsby Headband

For our second Halloween DIY installment, let's take a journey back in time to the Roaring 20s. This style has taken the DIY world by storm after The Great Gatsby came out this spring. With the grandiose celebrations, chic fashions, and surplus of sparkles, it's no wonder we'd love to channel the look into a … Continue reading DIY: Gatsby Headband

Halloween Recap

 By Roseann   Over the past month I have been posting ideas and instructions for creating your Halloween costumes.  It has been a very busy month and I was unfortunately unable to post everything that I would have liked to, so I’ve decided to do a little recap of the events held here at  M&J … Continue reading Halloween Recap

Look who’s shopping at M&J Trimming

This past week, Kelly drop by M&J Trimming for some supplies to create her own fun DIY costumes.  She talks about her experience at the store on the show.  Check out the video here.