Try these homemade costume ideas that will have all the trick-or-treaters in awe on Halloween night.
"Hold on, man. We do not go anywhere with scary, spooky, haunted, or forbidden in the title.” - Scooby-Doo
My biggest fear has come alive - zombies.
Or at least this is what I thought last week, as runners scurried away from the zombie clad Lancer track team at Malden Park and downtown Windsor experienced the walking dead as hundreds of the living dressed as the dead for this year's zombie walk. Alas, it was all just a hoax to kick off the haunted festivities leading up to Halloween. As much as I'm horrified of zombies, scary movies, spirits, blood, spiders, and pretty much everything else associated with Halloween, I still love, love, love it! I guess it is the fun of dressing up as literally ANYTHING. Growing up, my brothers and I got to be anything we wanted on Halloween. We wouldn't dare pretend a sheet made us a ghost, not when our mom's and aunts created homemade costumes that allowed us to be anything and everything. Whether it's a rabbit in a hat, ninja turtles, raggedy Anne or, yes, even zombies, I was taught that the only limitation at Halloween is your imagination.
Now, with 19 years between my sister and me, I have been given the opportunity to create some amazing costumes for both myself and her. With some ingenuity and innovation, anyone can create a unique, d [...]