Diy christmas costume ideas

Diy christmas costume ideas

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You’d be hard pressed to discover children not enchanted by Frozen.

This family avoided costume envy by having two Elsas—double the magic, half the drama!

Read about their Frozen costume creation here


For children 

A Christmas dove

There are lots of ways to make this adorable costume.

The version in the video above uses cardboard, but floaty material works just as well.

Get instructions for a floaty dove costume here


For individuals

Christmas tree

Image viaHeathie Pants

Combine the ultimate Christmas jumper with a truly festive costume.

All you need is a green jumper, some tinsel, baubles, a star and basic sewing skills.

Diy christmas costume ideas

Instructions on creating your Christmas tree costume here


For families

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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Transform your family into Dr Seuss’s Whos of Whoville with this adorable costume thought.

This works particularly well for large families, as you can own as numerous Whos as you love, but also works well with just the Grinch, Cindy Lou and Max the dog.

Diy christmas costume ideas

Here’s how to create your own family of Whos


Candy cane 

Image via C.R.A.F.T

This sweet costume is really simple to make and only requires duct tape and cardboard. Perfect for a final minute repair.

Diy christmas costume ideas

Instructions for creating a candy cane costume here

Ghost of Christmas past

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A simple ghost costume is every you need to tug off this outfit.

If you’re seriously short of time, up the comedy factor with the classic sheet with holes in glance.

Alternatively, team up with some friends for the full Christmas Carol cast.

Instructions for making your own ghost of Christmas past costume here


For couples

Chimney and fireplace

Image via C.R.A.F.T

The thought for this costume is simple, but seriously original.

Here’s how to create a moving image fireplace sweater using an iPad:

Buddy and Jovi

Image via Our Styled Suburban Life

Inspired by the Christmas film Elf, this couple’s costume is one for the more adventurous crafter.

Diy christmas costume ideas

Here’s how they created the costumes


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