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postheadericon How to Create a Hot Costume for a Halloween Party

How to Create a Hot Costume for a Halloween Party

So maybe we out grown being a witch or a vampire for Halloween. And now were off to parties that require costumes, this article will explain how you can wear a hot costume to a Halloween party. Steps 1 What’s hot? Cleavage, leg showing, short skirts, keep it in mind. 2 What’s not hot? Extra curves, big bellies, and rolls keep it covered. 3 Go to an adult costume store, or a joke store. 4 You can make your own costume, look around fabric stores for patterns. 5 Once you…

postheadericon How to Create a Light Up Cardboard Christmas Tree

How to Create a Light Up Cardboard Christmas Tree

Looking for an unusual way to ring in the holidays or simply don’t have any desire to go through the hassle of putting up a Christmas tree this year? Avoid the fuss and muss of tree trimming, while still not looking like a Grinch by creating a stand-up cardboard, light up Christmas tree. Steps 1 Evaluate your overall size and shape needs. For a small display, a two foot “tree” is perfect. You can make these trees any size you’ll like but take into consideration space and also practicality. If…

postheadericon How to Create a Halloween Gift Basket for a Teenager

How to Create a Halloween Gift Basket for a Teenager

Halloween gift baskets, though not very common, are lots of fun. They make a great alternative for teenagers, who are too old to trick or treat but may not want to give up all the fun yet. Steps 1 Consider the recipient. Are you making a Halloween gift basket for a boy or girl? A young teen or an older teen? What are their interests and hobbies? 2 Choose a container. You will need some kind of container for the gifts. This does not have to be an actual basket….

postheadericon How to Create a Homemade Halloween Costume Cheaply

How to Create a Homemade Halloween Costume Cheaply

Many children/teens don’t have enough money to buy a brand new Halloween costume each year. Your parents keep telling you, “Wear your old costume, it’s still in good condition, right?” Wrong! You have clothes and makeup that will help you put together a homemade Halloween costume, each and every year!(This is mostly for teens, some parts may associate for children too.) Steps 1 Take into consideration your personality. Are you funny? Are you deep and secretive? Are you girly girl/barbie? Try choosing a costume that represents you! Or, if you…

postheadericon How to Create a Hippie Costume

How to Create a Hippie Costume

Maybe Halloween is coming up! If you are interested in creating a fun and groovy hippie costume, read on! Steps 1 Choose a pair of jeans you don’t mind doctoring. 2 Go to your local fabric store and choose a fabric that you think represents you and your personality. 3 Cut your jeans along the outer seam. Start at the ankle, and cut two-thirds of the way up your calf. 4 Fold the fabric you bought in two and cut out a triangle. You be the judge on how large…

postheadericon How to Create a Hawaiian Themed Gift Basket

How to Create a Hawaiian Themed Gift Basket

Gift baskets are very versatile and popular. If you would like to spread around some island love by making a Hawaiian themed gift basket, then you can find some inspiration in the steps below. Steps 1 Gather the basic materials for the basket. This includes a basket and wrapping material. Baskets or fancy-looking boxes can be found at craft stores, gift stores, and sometimes also dollar stores and the kitchen sections of large stores. You could even begin by buying a wooden fruit bowl instead of a basket. Cellophane wrap…

postheadericon How to Create a Gift Basket for a Book Lover

How to Create a Gift Basket for a Book Lover

If you love someone who loves books, count yourself amongst the blessed. Because whenever you need to gift them anything – you are sorted; they’ll love to receive books. Steps 1 Find out what kind of books they like. If they like religious books, search online about what kind of books have recently been released on that particular subject. 2 Buy around 10 books of their choice. If you want to give them an entire range of books, buy a few comic books (they always work), a few books which…

postheadericon How to Create a Halloween Costume With Stuff Around the House

How to Create a Halloween Costume With Stuff Around the House

Don’t have time or money to go get a Halloween costume? No worries, you can make a great costume with things that you have around the house. Steps 1 Think about what you want to be. If you don’t have any ideas or are getting frustrated with all of the choices, ask a sister, a brother, a friend, or maybe even a parent. It often seems like other people have great ideas. Sometimes an internet search for something like “make Halloween costume” or “easy costume ideas” can give you a…

postheadericon How to Create a Gateway of Gore for Halloween

How to Create a Gateway of Gore for Halloween

It is possible to make Halloween decorations that will wow (and shock) your neighborhood without spending a bundle. When looking to make a decoration that is shockingly gory and yet reusable for years; think of the Halloween haunter’s friend, spray foam insulation. This guide walks you through the process of creating a decorative frame to go around an entrance-way, but the concepts can be used to make a number of different props only limited by your imagination. The tricks learned here can be used for just simply decorating your house…

postheadericon How to Create a Halloween Centerpiece from Peppers

How to Create a Halloween Centerpiece from Peppers

Pumpkins are not the only veggies that can be carved for Halloween. Carve red, orange and yellow peppers for a festive centerpiece. Steps 1 For this project you will need orange, yellow and red peppers, a paring knife and a spoon. If you want to light up your peppers, you will need battery-operated flicker lights. 2 Start carving. This is not much different than carving pumpkins. First, cut the cap to access the inside of the pepper. To do this, hold the knife at a 45 degree angle and cut…