Halloween Costumes & Crafts

Music: Good for the Soul

I played the flute from 5th grade until I graduated from High School, then played in the Bishop California Community Band a couple times right out of high school. I moved to Jackson for a summer in 1980 and stayed, life, work, family, children, and Jackson Hole activities filling my life and my flute collecting […]

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A Pirate Hat with Style

When I started planning my pirate costume, I knew I wanted a unique pirate hat to bring it together. For ideas I browsed Pintrest to find that swashbuckling look I wanted. Visit my blog for instructions to make a hat like this.

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Herbie vs. Cousin It

Pintrest is a fun place to find new ideas. While surfing one day I found easy instructions for making a Cousin It Halloween prop. I had to keep Cousin it locked away in a closet for Halloween until he made an appearance with the Jackson Hole Community Band at their annual Concert for the Kids.

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a Murder Wreath

or a Wreath of Unkindness or a Cluster Crown How to make this Halloween wreath from things found at the Dollar Store. Dollar Store Purchases: 1  Floral Ring 2 Rolls of black ribbon 1 to wrap it with 1 for bow at bottom 7 Crows (Ravens, or Blackbirds), look for ones with wires under the […]

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Valkyrie Costume

After watching Live at the Met’s presentation of the Die Walküre in summer 2011, I was inspired for my next costume. The skirt from the Gray Lady costume I made the prior year would work perfectly and I spent the summer/fall going through my closets, jewelry boxes, craft supplies, and shopped yard sales and second hand stores for things that I could re-purpose for the costume.

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The Gray Lady (Ghost) Costume

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays so when the Jackson Hole Community Band planned their 1st Annual Halloween Concert in 2010 I started planning my costume right away. (Photos Here) I found this costume at grandinroad.com but did not want a purchased costume, I prefer to make my own. I found this dress at […]

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