halloween

Homemade Halloween Mr. Rogers Costume

Here’s an easy and inexpensive idea for a Halloween costume. My friend Fergi came across a few vintage hand puppets at a thrift store and knew they’d be the perfect accessory for Mr. Rogers. The idea is great for little kids who aren’t that excited about dressing up yet – and you can probably use clothing items they already have in their closet. I’ve found that Etsy and Ebay have vintage puppets for sale – or you could always take a chance with your local Goodwill. See all our Homemade Halloween Costumes right here

Homemade Halloween Mr. Rogers Costume | Oh Happy Day!Homemade Halloween Mr. Rogers Costume | Oh Happy Day!

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Homemade Halloween Photobooth Strip Costume

Here’s a really quick and easy Halloween costume idea – especially if you have access to a photobooth in your area. We had Moses put on a wig and take some fun shots in the photobooth. Then we blew up the strip at Kinkos and glued it to big piece of cardboard. We cut out the photo second from the top so that he had the perfect spot to place his face. For Halloween, he just has to wear the same shirt he wore in the booth along with the wig and hold up the strip while he walks. So much fun!

Homemade Halloween Photobooth Strip CostumeHomemade Halloween Photobooth Strip Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Credits 
All photography by Sarah Hebenstreit of Modern Kids Photography for Oh Happy Day
Art Direction & Styling by Fergi Johnson for Oh Happy Day

Mini Ghost Piñatas DIY

By Kathleen Ballos

When I look back at the Halloweens of my childhood, I’d have to admit that the candy was my favorite part. Costumes and decorations came in a close second, but I can’t deny that I had (and still have) a crazy sweet tooth. With that in mind, I’m always looking for fun ways to add more candy to the Halloween festivities, and what better way to do that than with these mini ghost piñatas? Adorable hung in groups or individually, you could even hand these out as loot bags for your Halloween party this year!

Mini Ghost Piñatas DIY | Oh Happy Day!Mini Ghost Piñatas DIY | Oh Happy Day! Mini Ghost Piñatas DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Spooky Eyes Gift Tag DIY

by Sally J Shim

I prefer cute and sweet Halloween projects to gory and creepy ones, so these Spooky Eyes Gift Tags are perfect for celebrating Halloween. Make these gifts tags and use them for personalizing goodies for friends and neighbors. You can add cookies or whip up a fresh batch of caramel corn and place it inside the poly lined coffee bags.

Spooky Eyes Gift Tag DIY | Oh Happy Day!Spooky Eyes Gift Tag DIY | Oh Happy Day!Spooky Eyes Gift Tag DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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Homemade Halloween Fashion Icons: Part 2

Here are three more of my favorite fashion icon costumes: Bill Cunningham, Karl Lagerfeld, and Iris Apfel.  Like yesterday’s Vogue editors, these costumes are pretty easy to pull together with a few simple items costing less than $15. Make sure you click through for more photos and all the details! PS – See our costumes for Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, and André Leon Talley here.

Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Bill Cunningham | Oh Happy Day!Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Karl Lagerfeld | Oh Happy Day!Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Iris Apfel | Oh Happy Day!

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