Peacock Face Painting Tutorial
Jan17

Peacock Face Painting Tutorial

Makeup and face paint artist Elsa Rhae has created a magical peacock face paint design to go with our girl’s peacock costume. Here’s the tutorial:   Begin painting with blue, green, and purple face paint. Elsa made her own split cake for this purpose, but three separate solid colors will work too. Use these colors to create triangular wedge shape above the left eye – this will be the wing and body of the peacock. Take a dark...

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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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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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Cure Frozen Fever with Princess Dress-Up!
Mar02

Cure Frozen Fever with Princess Dress-Up!

Whether it’s winter or summer, Disney’s Frozen is always in season. Elsa and Anna, the stars of the 2013 feature film as well the animated short, Frozen Fever, are already two of the most popular Disney Princesses of all time. Plus, with Frozen 2 on the way, the Frozen craze is only going to grow. If your daughter loves Anna and Elsa too, then dressing up with Frozen costumes is the best way to let her really transform into her...

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Enchant Your Child with Fairy Dress-Up
Feb16

Enchant Your Child with Fairy Dress-Up

Even if there’s no such thing as pixie dust, your daughter will find that all sorts of magic are possible when she dresses up with fairy costumes. Once your dress-up day starts, she’ll be swirling and twirling in her sparkly fairy costume all afternoon long. Here just a few dress-up themes and fairy costume ideas to get you and your child started on your own fantastic fairy adventure. Fairy Costumes and Dress-Up Ideas Fairy costumes...

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Wonder Woman Costumes and D.I.Y. Ideas for Kids
Jan11

Wonder Woman Costumes and D.I.Y. Ideas for Kids

Wonder Woman is a fighter for justice and all things noble. With her lasso of truth, weaponized tiara, magical sword and indestructible, bullet-deflecting bracelets, she has the strength and smarts to take down any bad guys standing in her way. She’s not just a superhero, though. Hailing from the mystical island of Themyscira, Wonder Woman is also known as Princess Diana, ruler of the Amazons. What’s more, in some story...

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