At this time of year, we are all about ghoulish green here at PartyIdeaPros. Today, however, the green we are referring to is the eco-friendly kind. We bring our own bags wherever we shop. And we always highly recommended gifting re-usable totes filled with goodies as welcome bags for your out of town guests. So we did not think it was over the top crazy when we happened upon MomMeMatch‘s suggestion of using Halloween to create a new family tradition of matching re-usable trick-or-treat bags like so many families do with Christmas stockings.
The whole notion of families pulling out their matching family trick-or-treat bags each Halloween and taking an annual family Halloween photo is just #toocute for words especially if you are all dressed in Mommy, Daddy & Me Matching Halloween Costumes. Plus, even if you do not buy in to the whole matching family thing, investing in cute re-usable Halloween trick-or treat bags will model eco-friendly behavior for your children. Continue Reading →
Teen Costumes ! Looking for the perfect costume? A fashionable teen costume for Halloween, plays, parties or other events? There are so many costumes from which to choose, Party Idea Pros is highlighting just a few of our favorites.
Most teenage girls we know travel in packs and love coordinating their costumes. One year all the high school girls dressed as storybook characters. Another year they all dressed in neon. Not sure yet what this year will bring … crayons, candy, goth, witches, goddesses, sesame street, superheroes? Whatever they choose, I have no doubt the teen costumes will be too short and too sexy for their parents' taste!
Click on the links or pictures for the teen costume for details but remember, the photos below just give you the overall look. Quite often you can choose from a variety of options ranging from almost dowdy to quite sexy, so be sure to click on the “see more” links option when you visit the costume site. Many of these costumes are specially sized just for a teen but don't worry if they are not. Most of the x-small or small adult costumes will fit just fine. If they are cut a bit too low for your taste, add a tank top underneath. If they are too short … that's why leggings were invented. 🙂
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Tuesday February 25. 2020
There is no better party than Carnivale and no better time to pull out all the stops and don your Mardi Gras finest. First we culled through hundreds of costumes to gather the best of the best Mardi Gras costumes and then we searched for great jester costumes, Voodoo costumes, and Masquerade costumes to make sure you had enough options. We particularly love the Voodoo Doctor and His Voodoo Dolls as a great group costume for both trick or treating teens or adult costume parties. And don't you think this beautiful watercolor card depicting a Venetian Masquerade party would make for wonderful inspiration for a visual twist on the standard Carnivale, Halloween, or Mardi Gras costume party? Continue Reading →
The Book Of Mormon Inspired Group Costumes
At the last minute my husband and I made a spur of the moment decision to attend parents' weekend at USC. Too late to get football tickets, we decided to try to get tickets to see The Book of Mormon. Every time we visit NYC we look into getting tickets but the prices are prohibitively high.
Not that The Book of Mormon tickets in Los Angeles were inexpensive, but this time we decided to go for it and am I glad we did. Not only did I love the characters of Elder Price and the rest of the gang but I must admit, while watching the fabulous staged “Mormon Spooky Hell Dream” number I was inspired — I couldn't wait to get home and try to pull a last minute group costume together for you. I promise, it is not too late to order your Halloween costume online and receive delivery before next weekend's Halloween festivities begin. Continue Reading →
Searching for the perfect couple's costume? Party Idea Pros offers lots of matched pairs — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly. Party Hearty!
Be sure to also check out more Party Idea Pros costume ideas everything Halloween
Last Minute Costume Ideas | Veni. Vidi. Vici. (Ancient Roman Costume Party) | Cute Costumes for Teenage Girls | Mommy, Daddy and Me Costumes | Halloween Printable Games | Halloween Party Invitations
Check back often – we find new costumes to add just about every day! Continue Reading →
Mommy Daddy and Me Family Costumes
Chances are you have dreamed of this first Halloween for years – your first year to dress up as a family. Here are a few of Party Idea Pros' favorite Mommy Daddy and Me family costumes. Truthfully, one costume is cuter than the next – we can’t begin to choose a favorite. Enjoy the day and be sure to take lots of pictures!
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Rubik's Cube Costume
I just saw this costume on the Today show and thought, wow — easy and fun! You can create it using one box or three boxes askew, solved or unsolved, large or small, with arm holes or without. Wear tights or black pants underneath. You can get as fancy as you want. If you have truly waited until the last minute — simply spray paint your boxes black with quick drying paint. During the 15 minutes it takes for the paint to dry completely, cut out your squares of colored paper. Now glue or tape them to box(es) being sure to leave space between the squares so it appears they are outlined in black. If you don't have boxes at home your local postal store or office supply store generally stock boxes. If you don't have a paper cutter or glue gun consider investing in one for the next time! Continue Reading →
Our latest obsession is GreatGets.com's Daily Halloween Costume Series. We don't follow many sites religiously but we have been loving the creativity of the costume ideas and GreatGets.com‘s spot on pulse on trends. We are also enjoying the diversity of their posts. Yesterday they featured three great wear-again plus size costumes including our favorite Morton Salt Girl costume for under $30.00. We especially like that they are willing to spend time and do their research. Since their goal was to assemble a cute teen costume for under $30.00, rather than taking the easy path and turning to traditional costume sites like HalloweenCostumes.com, instead they found a dresses on sale on sale at Modcloth and then created a costume around the dress. We also really like both the Rose Fairy costume and their version of a Great Gatsby Roaring '20s Garden Party Costume. The best part is that you really can wear all three dresses again without feeling you are wearing your Halloween costume. We guess that's what makes these costumes great gets!
Movie Character Costumes
2016 gave us some great costume worthy movies. Think Tarzan, Ghost Busters, Suicide Squad, Captain America, and even Louise's outfits from Me Before You. We searched through various halloween costume sites and were disappointed to find several 2016 hit movie characters' costumes failed to make it into warehouses. But don't worry! We have taken the time to comb through hundreds of products and have gathered various combinations to fit the costumes of some of our favorite movie characters. Continue Reading →
Since there has been such an outpouring of delight with our Great Gatsby Roaring 20's inspired Halloween costumes, we are delighted to bring you some fresh roaring 20s party dresses which would be perfect for an elegant Gatsby inspired New Year's Eve Party. All of these dresses are reasonably priced. In fact the Anna-Kaci flapper dresses are all priced well under $50.00, the only rub being that Anna-Kaci dresses are pretty much designed for small gals. So if you are average or plus sized be sure to check out Modcloth – they offer a wide range of sizes from extra small to 4x. Continue Reading →