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The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

A Most Lovely Detail


During the wedding planning process, I'm constantly reminded that there are so many details. Not just what kinds of cake for example; but which flavor, then what kind of filling, then what type of frosting, then which type of border, which type of cake stand to serve it on, cake topper or no cake topper, etc., etc. And that's just the cake we're talking about. Another set of wedding details that is constantly in the back of my mind includes what I'll be wearing, accessories and all and how to do my hair and makeup.

I do have the most important part picked out - the dress!:) Though I've yet to pick out my shoes, jewelry, and other accessories. Veil or no veil? I think I've settled on no veil. Hair up or down? There are a lot of details to think about, but I've also learned that figuring out one detail often leads to an inevitable decision on another.

After I picked out my dress, for example, I knew that because of the neckline (and my hunched shoulders) that I would want to wear my hair down. And after I figured out how I wanted to wear my hair, I knew which kind of accessory I wanted - a crystal hairband.


Mariell Crystal Cluster Bridal Wedding Headband Hair Vine with Ivory Ribbons

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So while I'd originally imagined my hair up with a small bridal comb in the back, along with a floor-length veil, after seeing my dress on and alterations completed, I'm going with a half-up do and a crystal bridal headband. I haven't settled on which one exactly just yet, but of course it'll be nice and sparkly.:)

Pictured Above: Starry Skies Halo  //  Kassia Halo (via BHLDN)  //  Mariell Crystal Cluster Bridal Wedding Headband Hair Vine with Ivory Ribbons  //  Mariell Freshwater Pearl and Crystal Wedding Headband Hair Vine with Ribbons



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  1. That's a good idea. So many details to keep track of!

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  2. I love the first headband with the ribbon! So whimsical!
    -Kate // www.classyandkate.com

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    1. Me too!:) I definitely want one that's a soft band like that one, with ribbon.

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  3. The crystal headbands are beautiful. Personally, I think veils are outdated.

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    1. Thanks, Norma.:) I tried on a few veils I liked, but yeah a lot of them seem outdated and I'm happy I decided to go without one.

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