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The Princess And The Castle

“My sister and I always collaborated on costumes. She wanted to be a princess this particular year, but I REFUSED to be her prince.”

(submitted by Caroline)

Spotty

Inspiration is all around us.

(submitted by Jackie)

Telephone Game

Can you hear me now?

(submitted by Brent)

Prophet of Doom

“We didn’t celebrate Halloween at our house. We begged to go trick-or-treating, so this was the compromise. Dad went with us door to door as the Prophet of Doom.”

(submitted by Chelsea)

Spiderwoman

The pool is part of her costume.

(submitted by Grace)

The Unicorn & The Centaur

And they said it wouldn’t last.

(submitted by Jerry)

Send In The Clown

She does her own makeup.

(submitted by Zoe)

Lobster Pot

We wonder who chose the costumes that year.

(submitted by Mike)

Behind The Awkwardness: Birds Of A Feather

“Father and son at museum hosted event at Halloween 1999.  I am an owl and he is a toucan bird.  I made both costumes. My current museum educator thought that this image and moment in time needed to be officially documented.”

(submitted by Scott)

Baggy

“Mom decided to save money on costumes that “you only wear once.” She tied trash bags on my brother and I and stuffed them with newspaper, smeared brown eye shadow on our faces and pasted big signs on our chests that said TRASH.”

(submitted by Michelle)