Halloween: A Grown-up's Guide to Creative Costumes, Devilish Decor & Fabulous Festivities

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Lark Books, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 175 pages
Finally, here's a Halloween book that's definitely for adults. It's brimming with practical and inventive ideas for parties, decorations, and costumes, and with an amazingly atmospheric design that's a luscious treat for grown-up eyes. Take the dread out of a costume party with creative and playful ways to dress for success on All Hallow's Eve; there are even actual costume elements to use, from wings and tails to masks and hats. You'll find ways to repurpose items right out of your own closet or benefit from a quick trip to the thrift shop. Unique make-up tips for a ghoulishly great appearance will complete the effect. An elegant "Pumpkin Primer" supplies projects to enhance the holiday spirit, including menacing hex dolls and simple, spooky candlescapes. Finally, a selection of theme party ideas, from Day o' the Dead to a Masked Ball, will make for a Happy Halloween. After all: why should kids have all the fun?

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Halloween has become the most popular holiday for creative dressing up by adults as well as children. Experienced crafter O'Sullivan (Gifts for Baby) includes full costumes, hats, masks, face painting ... Read full review


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