For my final costume this year, I came up with two different looks for two different days (Wednesday and today) with the same basic concept. Wednesday was a little more elf princess, and today is a little more forest sprite/goblin, but the antlers are the centrepiece in both cases:
For some process shots, check out the post on how it was made (this was a way more complicated process than I had planned, and there are a few things I will do differently in the future if I make these again, but the end result works for the costume, and that’s what really matters): https://appleofmyoddeye.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/antlers-an-adventure-in-costuming/
And here are the costumes! I think today’s is better than Wednesday’s, but I do like some things about Wednesday’s makeup. Also, I apologise to any archers who may be offended by how inexpertly I hold that bow; in my defense, it is not designed to be a practical weapon–it’s very much for show!
I’m not the only one who got into the Halloween spirit. Devin dressed up for work today, and Ash was grinning like a Cheshire Cat at The Quilliad‘s launch and costume party last week (Devin went for a creepy costume for the launch as well):
Looking at my family, it’s not hard to see where my costume obsession comes from: