This Girl With a Pearl Earring Halloween Costume is a Great DIY Project

If you're familiar with the famous painting by Johannes Vermeer called Girl with a Pearl Earring then this DIY Girl with a Pearl Earring costume would be an ideal choice to wear on Halloween.

If you're looking for an unconventional costume this Halloween then opting to be the famous face behind a popular world-renown painting is an extremely clever idea. Lifestyle blog The House That Lars Built created this easy to follow tutorial that teaches you how to dress up and stylize your makeup so that you can look exactly like a living and breathing painting portrait. The costume requires a few simple pieces like a brown shawl and a wide navy blue headband. The tutorial even teaches you how to create your very own faux pearl earrings out of clay and silver paint.