homemade 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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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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Homemade Halloween Fashion Icons: Part 1

I’m so excited for the Halloween Costumes we worked on this year! These would probably make better adult costumes but kids definitely make cuter models. They are super easy to put together and they look very chic! A super big thanks to my friend Fergi Johnson who put all these together and to Sarah at Modern Kids for the awesome photos. PS – Make sure you don’t miss our costumes based on Bill Cunningham, Karl Lagerfeld, and Iris Apfel in Part 2 of this series!

Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Anna Wintour | Oh Happy Day!Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Grace Coddington | Oh Happy Day!Fashion Icons Halloween Costumes: Andre Leon Talley | Oh Happy Day!

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