Tag: Costumes

May the Fourth Be with You

Han Solo costume, Princess Leia costume, Luke Skywalker costume

Happy Star Wars Day! For those of you who don’t know, May 4th is considered Star Wars Day because, obviously, “May the fourth be with you,” and, “May the force be with you,” sound a lot alike. Gotta love those puns, am I right? Anyway, I don’t actually like Star Wars that much (gasp!), but I love any excuse to make a costume, and the fact that I had some company join me made it all the better! Keep reading to see what unique household materials we used to create these outfits and to read about my fun May quarantivities idea! Continue reading “May the Fourth Be with You”

Billy the Puppet Halloween Costume

Halloween costume, Billy the Puppet, Saw movie

Okay y’all, I am PSYCHED for today’s costume tutorial!! As I already mentioned, last week’s David Bowie costume was not super well-received…but I know this Saw costume will be a real winner! Ok fine, you’re right, it would be much better with a little red trike. But we gotta make do, ya’ know? Saw is one of my favorite movies, so I was excited to finally try out this costume. I considered going as the iconic puppet character last year but opted for the glam of Audrey Hepburn instead. Do you like Saw or have you even seen the movie? And now for the most important question… Do you want to play a game? Continue reading “Billy the Puppet Halloween Costume”

David Bowie Halloween Costume

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, face paint, halloween costume

If you were to ask me right now, “Grace, what is your dream job?” I would probably respond by saying I want to be a costume designer. Not only does putting together a costume require a lot of creativity (and oftentimes craftiness!), but there’s also something SO satisfying about recreating an iconic look. Today I present to you: David Bowie’s album cover of “Aladdin Sane.” Ok so, full disclosure, of the six people who have see this costume so far…none of them have known who I am. Am I the only one who recognizes this famous Ziggy Stardust look? My boyfriend saw the lighting bolt and thought I was Lightning McQueen, which honestly, I’ll take. Continue reading “David Bowie Halloween Costume”