Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume: Raven

This last minute bird-of-death Halloween costume, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” took me 60 minutes and cost 6 dollars.

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    “And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
    And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming,
    And the lamp-light o’er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
            Shall be lifted—nevermore!”

IMG_8348IMG_8358IMG_8353IMG_8360Create this last minute Halloween costume with items you already have (as long as you constantly stock black feathers, if not those run pretty cheap).  Zip into your favorite little black dress, pull a Taylor Momsen with the eyeliner, hot glue feathers to ribbon, and you’re dressed like a dark poet’s sprit animal on the fly.

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