How to Make a DIY Peppa Pig Costume
Feb05

How to Make a DIY Peppa Pig Costume

Peppa Pig is one of the cutest cartoons on TV – those little accents are just so adorable! Since Peppa is so popular, here’s a DIY Peppa Pig costume idea that we came up with. You actually probably already have a lot of the required pieces around your house, too. Keep on reading past the graphic to get the full details about this DIY costume tutorial. The basis of this Peppa Pig outfit is Peppa’s dress. To make your...

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D.I.Y. Daniel Tiger Costume Tutorial
Dec03

D.I.Y. Daniel Tiger Costume Tutorial

Daniel Tiger is here to play! Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is one of the most popular shows around for younger children, so we’ve come up with this idea for an easy, fast, and fun D.I.Y. Daniel Tiger costume. Not only is dressing up a fun way to spend playtime or make kids’ parties more special, but creating your own costume can be a fun activity to do alongside your son or daughter, too. This tiger tail costume...

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Sailing the Seven Seas with Kids’ Pirate Costumes
Nov11

Sailing the Seven Seas with Kids’ Pirate Costumes

Ahoy, mateys! Whether your kids are fans of Jack and Angelica from Pirates of the Caribbean or Jake and Izzy from Jake and the Neverland Pirates, pirate dress-up is always tons of fun. They’re great for trick or treating, and they’re great for birthday parties and playtime, too. Here’s a treasure trove of pirate costumes and costume ideas that we’ve dug up, along with a few pirate dress-up activities and games to boot. Pirate Costumes...

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Family Trick-or-Treating Tips by Abby Smith
Oct20

Family Trick-or-Treating Tips by Abby Smith

Hello, Costume Express readers! My name is Abby, and I’m a busy stay-at-home mom to four little rascals under 5. I’m also a blogger/vlogger at TwistMePretty.com, where most know me for my hair tutorials and lifestyle posts.   Over the years, I’ve learned that when I let my kids have creative control over their Halloween costumes — even if that means sacrificing a cute family theme — it always makes the holiday more...

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How to Include Your Dog in Your Halloween Fun
Sep11

How to Include Your Dog in Your Halloween Fun

Pet owners love including their furry friends in all aspects of their lives, but sometimes it can be difficult. Halloween, in particular, can be tricky for pet owners. Common occurrences that define the holiday, such as scary masks and loud, sudden noises, can scare animals, making it tricky to include them in the festivities at all – but that doesn’t have to be the case. With the right planning, man’s best friend can be man’s best...

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10 Minions Costume Ideas From Our Fans
Aug07

10 Minions Costume Ideas From Our Fans

Recently, our friends at Birthday Express held a Minions birthday party contest to see who could make the most amazing Minions birthday party – including dress-up. The contest is over by now, but we’ve assembled 10 of our favorite photos from the entries into the slideshow below.  Take a look through these homemade Minions costumes and get inspired to create your own!   Photo submitted by P. It’s easy to build a...

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Patriotic Costumes – Dress-Up Fun for the Whole Family
Jul04

Patriotic Costumes – Dress-Up Fun for the Whole Family

Patriotic costumes are just as perfect for 4th of July cookouts as they are for Halloween, and they’re always good at creating fun family photo-ops. They’re also great for school- and church-sponsored plays and pageants, in case you’re looking to clothe an entire colonial classroom for President’s Day. Here are a few of our historical heroes, along with a few ways that you and your children can dress up just like them.  ...

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Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial
Jun06

Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial

If your little girl’s imagination is inspired by enchanting fairies and woodland sprites, then there’s no better way to channel her creativity than with a fun fairy dress-up day! With the power afforded by a pair of fluttering fairy wings and sparkly skirt, any backyard can become a magical forest dwelling for pixies and fairies of all sorts. In our recent post all about fairy dress-up ideas, this rainbow fairy costume was...

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Cinderella Costumes
May02

Cinderella Costumes

The story of Disney’s newer Cinderella movie follows the plot of the classic 1950 animated film pretty closely, but the differences and twists along way mean that kids and grown-ups alike can experience the Cinderella story for the first time. Likewise, princesses of all ages can enjoy Cinderella’s new gown. It looks absolutely gorgeous – and we’ve gotten our hands on the newest Cinderella costumes, too. They’re the official...

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Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse
Apr08

Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse

Ever since they were first drawn together in the 1920s, Mickey and Minnie Mouse have been featured in hundreds of comic strips, cartoons, movies, and more. Between their classic works and appearances in newer video games, like the Kingdom Hearts and Epic Mickey series, they’re a couple of characters that adults, as well as kids of all ages, love. Those mouse ears are one of the most recognizable symbols in the world, too. Have you...

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