Couples Costume DIY – Day of the Dead!

Hey guys,

I have been super busy lately with my new job, birthdays, Thanksgiving, and other various commitments, so this week I am being lazy and sharing my DIY Day of the Dead Costume post from last year since it’s almost Halloween!

I am still trying to work out my costume for this year! What are you guys dressing up as?  Let me know in the comments below!




Julie Erin Designs

dia de los muertos couple halloween costume diy

Hello friends!  I wanted to share these costumes I made for my boyfriend and I’s couples costume for Halloween this year!

I painted our faces myself after watching a couple of tutorials on Youtube for women’s sugar skull make up and men’s skull makeup (my boyfriend wasn’t really into the whole flowery sugar skull style of decoration so I went with something more scary for him).

Some of the tutorials I found went into a lot of detail so I simplified them a little bit, especially since I had to do both of our faces and didn’t want to spend hours on it when we could be hanging out with our friends.

I used black and white face paint for both and then added some colour to my own using some cheap dollar store eyeshadow.

For our costumes I used the following materials:

Sugar Skull Girl Costume:

  • dollar store flowers (choose any…

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