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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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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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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Easy Minecraft Costume Ideas
Jul25

Easy Minecraft Costume Ideas

Ever since it came out, Minecraft has been one of the most popular video games in the world. Even in its unfinished alpha and beta versions, millions of people were playing it and streaming it on sites like Twitch and YouTube. It’s a huge hit with kids, too, and if the world of Minecraft has entered your household, you’re probably well aware that life-size LEGO bricks and monsters are an addicting combination. There’s no better...

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When They Grow Up: Careers & Occupations Dress-Up Ideas
Mar22

When They Grow Up: Careers & Occupations Dress-Up Ideas

What does your child want to be when they grow up? Do they want a job that lets them help other people, like a doctor or police officer, or do they want to go on fantastic adventures, like an astronaut or explorer? There’s no time like the present for a little pretend play! Here are our favorite ideas for different occupations-themed dress-up and costumes. You’ll find a quick costume guide for each one, as well as a few...

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Monster High Dress Up
Dec18

Monster High Dress Up

Monster High costumes and characters are one part horror, one part humor, and all about fashion. So, not only are they perfect for Halloween costumes, but Monster High dress up for birthdays and other special events (or just ‘cause) is hugely trendy right now! Plus, the creators of the franchise have worked plenty of puns into the Monster High universe to amuse the parents that have been roped into their daughters’ latest obsession....

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