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Link Up for the DIY Halloween Costume Challenge!

1 October 2012 6,925 views 10 Comments

by rhonda

Halloween Costume Challenge at Dollar Store Crafts

Can you believe it's October already? If you haven't started thinking about your Halloween costume yet, now is the time! That's why we chose DIY Halloween costumes as the theme for this month's craft challenge sponsored by Dollar Tree. Share your best costume ideas here, and you could be the lucky winner of a $100 Dollar Tree gift card. (That's a lot of loot!)

Need inspiration?  Check out the Halloween costumes we have made or featured in the past.  [see all Halloween costumes]  The list includes all kinds of fun dressup ideas, like the peacock costume pictured above from Green Your Decor.

Please take a look at the contest rules, then link up your DIY costume below!

Challenge rules:

1. Post your project on your blog, (if you don't have a blog, post in the "Community" Section on Dollar Store Crafts.) A photo of your project is required, as well as a list of materials used.

2. Submit a link to your project using the linky submission that will at the bottom of the contest entry post. (Post will go live on October 1st).

Dates: October 1st, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT). Linky Party closes at 11:59 p.m. PT on October 7th, 2012.

Multiple entries by the same person are accepted, however, only one prize will be awarded.

Eligibility: Residents of the USA, 18 and older

Winner Selection: There will be 1 Winner, chosen by a team of 3 judges who include 2 members of the Dollar Store Crafts staff, and one independent person with expertise in the area of Halloween crafts. Entries will be judged on the basis of the following criteria: originality, usefulness, creativity, clarity of instructions, and availability of materials at dollar stores.

Prize: $100 gift card to Dollar Tree.

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  • Jessica @ Mom 4 Real said:

    What a fun contest! Thanks so much for having me!

  • Kristy Call {DavesWife} said:

    What a FUN Contest. Just entered!! I can’t wait to see what everyone else links up too!

  • Jennae Petersen said:

    Thanks for featuring the peacock costume I made for my daughter last year. I’d love to have you link back to the original post at Green Your Decor: http://www.greenyourdecor.com/9107/check-diy-peacock-costume/

  • heather said:

    @Jennae, Updated!

  • Randi - Dukes and Duchesses said:

    So fun! Just linked up my costumes and tweeted about the contest.

  • SandyP said:

    Can you please fix mine. It says NO THUMBNAIL…but it does link back to my costume. Thanks soooooooo much! And thanks for the fun contest! :O)

  • Angi said:

    Such great ideas. I’ve even saved a few for the coming years. Can’t wait to see who wins!

  • heather said:

    So many great ideas this time!!

  • SandyP said:

    Did you post the winner yet?

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