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Why choose between dressing as a sexy mermaid or a scary pirate when you could be both! For Halloween this year my friend wanted a costume with the s...
You might have a lot of these materials at home already.From the thrift store: -shimmery dress suitable for mermaid tail (alternatively, you could jus...
Much like with my Headless Bride, we started by making a duct tape dummy.Have your male volunteer put on one of the turtlenecks and wrap his torso and...
Carefully put the other large turtleneck shirt on your dummy. You can use straight pins to keep it tight around your pirate's neck and cover up all th...
Hold up the dummy behind the person who will be wearing the costume to figure out where the backpack should sit. Cut out the part of the shirt where t...
Sew a mermaid tail!There are several great tutorials online for making mermaid tails.Sasha's step by step video on youtube is very helpful. Instead of...
Remove the lid of from your cooler.We started with a huge cooler because we needed one that was deep enough for a mermaid to realistically sit it. To ...
To keep the pirate's hand and hook on the treasure chest, attach a small piece of velcro to his hand. As glue wouln't hold the velcro to the fake hand...
Fill the treasure chest with chocolate coins, Hershey's Kisses and gold wrapped condoms and go have a great time!
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