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Coolest Damsel In Distress Costume 
For this Damsel In Distress Costume I used a large piece of foam core and made an opening just large enough for my head to fit through near the top on …

Coolest Prisoner in a Visiting Booth Costume 
For this Prisoner in a Visiting Booth Costume I made a two sided “prison visiting booth” out of foam core which I covered with cheesy wood paneling contact …

Coolest Army Tank Costume 24 
My five year old son wanted to be an army tank and marine for Halloween, so that's where my idea started for this Homemade Army Tank Costume. I used a …

Coolest T-Rex Dinosaur Costume 20 
My four-year-old son loves dinosaurs and wanted to be a T-Rex for Halloween 2011. I constructed the T-Rex Dinosaur Costume in four components: head, …

Coolest Bookworm Costume 2 
I am a second grade teacher and I felt this Bookworm Costume would be a great costume for my students to enjoy. First, I'd like to say that I can't …

Coolest Pair of Pants Costume 
Our 6 year old decided that he wanted to be a "big pair of pants" this year for Halloween so we said we would try and this is what we came up with. We …

Coolest Vacuum and Dust Bunny Baby Couple Costume 5 
When I asked my 3 year old what he wanted to be for Halloween, I expected him to say something like a firefighter or monster. So imagine my surprise when …

Plastic Toy Soldier Costumes 1 
For this Toy Plastic Soldier Costume - pants and jacket were bought from a thrift store. I chose a raincoat and pants which had a slick material. I bought …

Dragon Costumes 1 
My baby boy, Winter, was eight months old just before Halloween and he had begun to crawl. My husband commented that he walked a lot like an iguana, and …

Paratrooper Costumes 1 
My 5 year old son wanted to be a Paratrooper so we decided we would buy a cheap costume and then just add to it. We started off by buying a cute paratrooper …

Coolest Flying Genie Illusion Costume 2 
I still remember creating Halloween costumes as a child with my dad, back in my small hometown. Hearing people say "How did you make that"?? or "Where …

Tank Costumes 1 
My idea was to take a cardboard box and put a cardboard tube in it, but as you can see my husband got a little more technical. He wanted everything to …

Coolest Photo Booth Picture Strip Costume 
The first step in building this giant Photo Booth Picture Strip costume was to pick the outfit I was going to wear on the night of the parade (paying careful …

Laundry and Washing Machine Costumes 3 
After browsing photos online, our kids passed up the opportunity to be candy and popcorn and instead chose to be appliances and dirty laundry, lol! …

Coolest Smoke Breathing Dragon Costume 9 
ROAR!!! As expected, this Smoke Breathing Dragon Costume is very imposing. At nearly 12' tall, it definitely stands out in a crowd on on the street. …

Coolest Wind-Up Toy Nutckracker Soldier Costume 
Materials used for this Homemade Wind-Up Toy Nutckracker Soldier Costume: Hot glue gun, needle+thread, duct tape, musical mechanism from my jewelry …

Coolest Box Fan Costume 
My five year old son has had an obsession with fans most of his short life. When asked what he wanted to be for Halloween, he said he wanted to be a fan …

Lightbulb Costumes 1 
My daughter had a fancy dress competition and the theme was "innovative idea". So my mind started working. I wanted to build something extra ordinary and …

Dinosaur Costumes 5 
RAWR! This year I decided to be a dinosaur for Halloween so I could spend the entire night RAWRING! I didn't buy a single thing to make this Woman's T-Rex …

Coolest Homemade Dragon Costume 8 
I made the COOLEST Homemade Dragon Costume this year for Halloween. I decided it was fairly original and there was some cool ideas I had to get it started. …

Coolest Homemade 1000 Islands Bridge Couple Costume 
Every year since we were born we have traveled from Hamburg NY to Alexandria Bay NY for family vacations. This past year we decided to walk across the …

Coolest Homemade USMC Dress Blues Costume 16 
My son loves anything to do with the military and decided this year that he wanted to be a Marine for Halloween. I thought it was going to be difficult …

Coolest Handmade Kunoichi (Female Ninja) Costume 
I am a fan of ninjas and Japanese culture, so I decided to make a handmade Kunoichi (female Ninja) costume. I drew a sketch of what the costume would ideally …

Coolest Homemade T-Rex Halloween Costume Idea 17 
Here is my Homemade T-Rex Halloween Costume Idea I made for Halloween 2010. I was inspired to make it after watching a “walk with the dinosaurs” exhibit …

Coolest Homemade Velociraptor Halloween Costume Idea 16 
I began making this homemade Velociraptor Halloween costume idea around October 1st, I had a lot of extra pizza boxes laying around the garage and my mother …

Coolest Homemade Recliner-Man Halloween Costume 44 
The inspiration for this years labor intensive homemade costume was shopping for a new couch. My wife and I went to Reclinerland while looking and though …

Coolest Homemade Dragon Halloween Costume Idea 7 
Beginning materials: PVC pipe, Dense foam, Fabric stuffing, ping pong balls, blue led lights, wood, Air brush paint and various fabrics. Tools needed: …

Coolest Homemade Mouse Trap Toddler Costume 3 
Well I got really tired of the "store bought" costumes my daughter's mother would buy so this year was going to be different! While I was sitting in my …

Unicorn Costumes 1 
I decided to be a Sexy Unicorn this year BECAUSE of my love of ... unicorns and all things glittery... haha, it started out with the idea to make a horn. …

Original Costumes 11 
I was trying to think of a great idea for a costume this year and a light bulb went off in my head. Knowing that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness …

Coolest Homemade Bumble Captures Yukon Cornelious Costume 2 
Hi there, I usually make a very unique (and complicated) costume every year, but recently took a couple years off, (due to a new baby and work). So this …

Coolest Sweet Tooth Group Halloween Costume Ideas 2 
For all those junk food junkies I've got a treat for you!!!!!!!!!! I made a group of junk food!! Here are my sweet tooth group Halloween costume ideas: …

Coolest Homemade Pure Michigan Unique Halloween Costume 4 
This year I attended a "Halloween Monster Mash" party, so I needed to think of a clever costume on a budget. I'm from Michigan, and everybody across the …

Coolest Homemade Lava Lamp Costume 
My 12 year old son asked to be a Lava Lamp Costume for Halloween this year. To make the base, I took two oval laundry baskets and cut out the bottoms. …

Dinosaur Costumes 3 
Here is a custom homemade unique dinosaur costume made from a satin green material with cotton in the middle for comfort and looks. This is all hand sewn …

Pinata Costumes 1 
My sister and I went as piñatas in 2009 for Halloween. I went to a thrift store and found two pairs of scrubs and two hooded zip up windbreakers with side …

Coolest Homemade Fantasy Warrior Chic Costume 
I wanted to be fantasy type warriors for Halloween, just one problem!! I couldn't find anything cool enough or close to what I had designed in my head. …

Mexican Theme Costumes 1 
There is a popular Mexican restaurant in the small town that we live in. My sister had a t-shirt from Los Portales and decided she wanted to be a Los …

Coolest Homemade Dracula Love Child Costume 37 
First of all, I’m cheap. The less I spend making a costume the better. On this Dracula Love Child Costume, I spent a whopping $0.50 for a ring pop and …

Coolest Homemade Jack o' Lantern Skeleton Costume 8 
I wanted to create a costume that embodied the true spirit of Halloween. Jack o' Lanterns and skeletons fit the bill, so I combined the two. I started …

Original Costumes 12 
I've updated my old costume to make it more of a superheroish character now. I got a one piece ballet tights off ebay (it has the feetzies built in them), …

Coolest Homemade Jessica Loves Tony Romo Optical Illusion Costume 4  
The Homemade Jessica Loves Tony Romo Optical Illusion Costume I am submitting is original and my own idea. I call it "Jessica Loves Tony Romo & Can't LET …

Coolest Homemade Scarecrow Stalker Optical Illusion Costume 34 
This Homemade Scarecrow Stalker Optical Illusion Costume was the brainchild of my husband, and myself. We were not really sure with our current budget …

Coolest Homemade Pinata Couple Costume 2 
This year I decided to do something fun at work. We racked our brains trying to come up with a costume that was not only work friendly but also easy to …

Coolest Homemade Scary Night Rollercoaster Costume 4 
A lot of time and effort went into the process of this unique Homemade Scary Night Rollercoaster Costume. My sister and I watched the Halloween episode …

Original Costumes 7 
My 6-year old son came up with his own costume idea this year: Superhero "Freeze Flame". He sketched his idea on paper and then I did my best to recreate …

Coolest Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes 4 
I love going all out for Halloween and usually start thinking of a future costume the day after Halloween. The idea of the Green Plastic Army Men came …

Coolest Homemade Post It Man Costume 2 
Once again, I wanted to dress up as something less common for Halloween. This year I decided it would be fun to dress from head to toe in post-its. The …

Crazy Cat Lady Costumes 1 
Every Halloween I try to choose a costume that will attract as much attention as possible. My favorites have been slightly offensive- those are the best. …

Roller Coaster Costumes 1 
The Homemade Roller Coaster of Love Couple Costume was designed and built by Ruthie and Angel in Tampa, Florida. We built this coaster out of PV Pipe, …

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Diorama Costume 9 
How did I think of this Homemade Dinosaur Diorama Costume? I have no idea. But it happened in the shower when I was lost in my mind thinking of random …

Original Costumes 2 
This Homemade Staples Easy Button Halloween Costume was inspired by "Staples" easy button, a recognizable, quirky symbol of the office supply store. It …

Coolest Homemade Roller Coaster Halloween Costume 
For my Halloween costume last year, I had the crazy idea to be a Homemade Roller Coaster Halloween Costume! But not just the cart but the entire track …

Coolest Homemade Green Plastic Army Men Costumes 2 
We decided we wanted to do a creative costume, and try to make it as realistic as possible. We decided to go with the Homemade Green Plastic Army Men …

Laundry and Washing Machine Costumes 2 
This Homemade Laundry Basket Halloween Costume was an original idea and very easy to make! I was the only person with this costume on and got lots of compliments …

Coolest Homemade Swallowed by a Monster Costume 6 
I want to share with everyone the product I use that has truly changed my Halloween costume making and has made anything possible. After years of experimenting …

Coolest Homemade Royal Knight Halloween Costume 7 
My 3.5 year old Derrick decided he wanted a Homemade Royal Knight Halloween Costume. I did some looking around for a good knight costume but all the costumes …

Dinosaur Costumes 2 
My son always wants a costume that you can not go buy at any store. One year it was a Rainbow Trout (He had to be a full length fish. He could hardly walk, …

Original Costumes 4 
This Homemade War and Peace Concept Costume was a very fun concept couple costume. It was all about the make-up really. HUGE impact, the all blue and all …

Original Costumes 13 
This Homemade Ballot and Ballot Box Costume is actually last year’s costumes but I received so many compliments on them that I decided to upload and share. …

Windex Costumes 1 
Halloween used to be a time to be scary, but now-a-days humor seems to be more and more prevalent around the last day of October. With me and my friends …

Original Costumes 14 
I made this Homemade Fed-Ex Princess Costume for my 6 year old daughter. I made it entirely from Fed-Ex shipping envelopes, Fed-Ex boxes, Fed-ex shipping …

Original Costumes 3 
I came up with this Tornado Costume because of my daughter's un-ending energy we call her "Hurricane Kelly" and since a hurricane would be very difficult …

Cave People Costumes 1 
After having our first daughter we definitely wanted to "be" something that included the whole family. I had seen some leopard printed fabric at the store …

Homemade Costume Warning!  
This Costume Caught Fire! Note from Elad: Making your own costumes is always a big challenge and lots of fun. We're always hoping that the …

Coolest SuperMom Halloween Costume 
Supermom on the Job! Every few years my dear friend Jenny hosts a themed costume party. This year the theme was "Hero's and Leaders" in honor of election …

Original Costumes 1 
I was making a piece of bread in the morning, tired, getting ready for school, when I burned myself on my toaster. Ouch! But then it occurred to me what …

Coolest Aliens Powerloader Costume 2 
Every year we host a Halloween Party and this year's theme was Sci-fi. For her costume, my girlfriend and I recreated one of the most memorable pieces …

Coolest Dragon Costume  
This year my 11-year-old son Cameron wanted to be a Dragon for Halloween. He has read tons of dragon books and loves Eragon. So we made him into Saphira …

Coolest Caged Safari Boy Halloween Costume 23 
This Caged Safari Boy Halloween costume is a caged safari boy from the jungle. It shows how a capture of a gorilla went terribly wrong. Many people thought …

Coolest Outhouse Halloween Costume 6 
Each year we try to come up with something unique for my kids on Halloween. I always give them several options and let them choose. This year my son …

Coolest Bookworm Halloween Costume 
I made my son into a bookworm for Halloween this year. There were two major parts to the costume. Books: I created the illusion of a worm crawling …

Coolest Optical Illusion Halloween Costume 21 
We were dressed and ready for bed but sitting in our living room watching a little nighttime TV when all of a sudden our front door gets kicked in and …

Coolest Samurai Costume 
The Samurai costume that I made using various found materials - mainly fabrics from curtains. The costume is comprised of a few parts: The apron containing …

Coolest Crime Scene Costume 
I got the idea for my "Crime Scene" costume when I was watching CSI one day. It was a few days before Halloween, and all my friends were being ghosts, …

The Demon Harlequin Costume 
This costume began it's journey 3 years ago. I did not use a sewing machine or patterns, just a needle and thread and a ton of various types of material. …

Prince and Princess Costumes 1 
Last year, on Halloween, I made my daughter a dress similar to those in the 15th century because she wanted a princess costume. The only fabric where …

Coolest Midget Rapper Costume 18 
My costume “Midget Rapper” is fairly easy, adaptable and cheap... First off the base (top) and face (front) of the radio are made out of the same material. …

Original Costumes 10 
Here is my daughter, 20 month old Elise, as an Indian Bollywood dancer! I rummaged through a bag of material that my friend was giving away to the …

Furniture Costumes 1 
Our friends had a Halloween party and was low on cash so I had the idea to make my own costume. It took about 2 hours to make this one night stand costume. …

Knight Costumes 1 
I love family Halloween themes – so this particular year I decided that we were just a servants to our little prince! I did a lot of research on the internet …

Upside Down Person Costumes 1 
My idea for an upside down person came from a Key West Poster from Mardi Gras. To create my head, we went to our local wig store and got one of the Styrofoam …

Original Costumes 8 
This naughty forest nymph costume was made for the Elf Fantasy Fair in the Netherlands last April. First of all I have to admit, I bought the corset, but …

Mouse in Trap Costumes 1 
There have been many variations of this costume, but none were what we wanted for our costume. We decided to take matters into our own hands. We bought …

Magazine Cover Costumes 1 
This is the favorite costume I've made. It was actually pretty easy to make. I went out and bought about 6 sheets of Bristol board, 4 sheets of black …

Coolest Baby Factory Costume 1 
Last year I didn't have a clue what to be so, as usual I pulled something together the night before. I went as a "Baby Factory" (but most people thought …

Optical Illusion Costumes 1 
My daughter wanted to be anything that would include a person holding her! So I began to think. We had a scream costume from years past. Firstly, for her, …

Coolest Homemade Jurassic Park III Velociraptor Costume 21 
This year I decided to build a velociraptor from Jurassic Park. I wanted it to be life-sized (in the movie it's 12 and a half feet long); it would be my …

Coolest Homemade "Occupy Wall Street" Costume 
My husband came up with the idea for this year’s costume – a take-off on the “Occupy Wall Street” protests. Christopher’s protest was “Occupy Pines Bridge” …

Coolest Foam Finger Costume 
I am a sports fanatic (especially Lakers) and decided being a foam finger would be a fun, unique costume! I went to my local craft store and bought 2 …

Coolest Piggy Back Illusion Costume 10 
I made this Homemade Piggy Back Illusion Costume for our annual Halloween-party at the university. The feedback was amazing, and the fun of running around …

Coolest Dinosaur Costume 19 
This home sewn dinosaur costume was made for my 6 year old son. It consists of a jumpsuit as a body and a head constructed of cloth and cardboard fitted …

Coolest Plastic Toy Soldier Costume 22 
This Plastic Toy Soldier Costume was really easy. I took some old clothes out of my closet and spray painted them with army green spray paint... shoes, …

Laundry and Washing Machine Costumes 4 
Washer/Dryer Costume: - Two cardboard boxes wrapped in white paper - 2 Tupperware bowls for the front loader look (Hot glued to box) - Copper pipe insulation …

Coolest Coupon Queen Costume 
The total cost of my Coupon Queen Costume was around $15. The most expensive thing was the money lounge pants I'm wearing - they were $12.99. Everyone …

Alien Abduction Illusion Costumes 5 
This is my daughter dressed as a monster carrying a baby. I used a box as the costume frame. I cut holes in the box for her arms and head. On the back …

Pumpkin Costumes 1 
For this Homemade Girl's Pumpkin Costume we wanted a cute but functional costume for a "pre-teen" girl. We started with orange felt (2 meters) and some …

Magical Flying Pony Costume 
Being the night before the big Halloween party and being costumeless wasn't really that worrisome. So after updating my status to, "I Don't Have a Costume …

Coolest Washing Machine Costume 8 
I had a weekend to choose my costume and I think that I chose the coolest costume by far!! A Homemade Washing Machine Costume. Materials: -old clothes …

Scuba Mummy and Paratrooper Costumes 
Left- zombie mummy scuba diver. Gauze, swimsuit, goggles, snorkel with a glow stick in it. Card board swim fins zip tied to his crocks and legs. …

Coolest Mouse Trap Costume 4 
Halloween has always been a huge deal with my family; I have never bought a costume! I have been everything from Cruella De Vil to a dead prom queen. My …

Newspaper Costumes 1 
About one month before Halloween my little sister presented me with a challenge. She wanted a dress made from newspaper. I immediately fell in love with …

Household Costumes 1 
In 2009 I was a Brick House (inspiration was the song “Brick House” by the Commodores). The dress was a red cotton material which I tailored to fit me …

Coolest Piñata Couple Costume 9 
The best piñata costume EVER! !Olé! I decided to be a piñata for Halloween, but I still wanted to look kind of cute, so I didn't want to cover myself …

Original Costumes 5 
I came up with this idea while shopping in a thrift store for Halloween. I found this dress and for $2 I just had to do something with it. I bought the …

Coolest Baby in a Bassinet Illusion Costume 
The coolest Baby Costume Ever! I made this Baby in a Bassinet Illusion costume for my 10 year old out of cardboard fabric and a cabbage patch doll with …

Coolest Homemade Unicorn Costume 2 
This Homemade Unicorn Costume is a combination of stuff I had on hand, and some items purchased at local Hobby Lobby. I guess you could say the inspiration …

Caged Illusion Costumes 2 
I made this Halloween Homemade Captured Gretel in a Cage Costume to wear at my daughter’s school. I wanted something scary but not too scary for children …

Coolest Homemade Girl's Geisha Costume 4 
The beautiful Geisha! This year a fourth child was added to our group costume- and the theme was JAPAN. Two Samurai, a Geisha and a baby Hello Kitty. …

Kitchen appliances  
when we were younger there was a fancy dress party and me and my friends decided to go as kitchen appliances! couldnt fit through the doors in it so had …

Coolest Last Minute Baby Costume 
This home made Last Minute Baby Costume is GREAT for LAST MINUTE costumes! Eight years ago me and my friends got invited to one of our first Halloween …

Table Costumes 1 
I was going to a party where the theme was household objects, so, naturally I thought whisk. However to my anguish a friend decided that she wanted to. …

Coolest Homemade Vacuum Cleaner Halloween Costume 14 
When asked what she wanted to be for Halloween our 3 year old daughter told us she wanted, of all things, a homemade vacuum cleaner Halloween costume. …

Coolest Homemade Magazine Cover Halloween Costume Idea 4 
My daughter Laura age 7 had been telling me for months that she wants to be a magazine for Halloween. We have been making costumes for the past couple …

Lamp Costumes 1 
On Halloween night with our costume on you will hear remarks like : " Hey, you'll never guess what I saw walking down the street!!!! A table!!" Yes, a …

Coolest Homemade Killer Pumpkin Scary Halloween Costume 9 
This Halloween I wanted a costume that would be scarier than previous years costumes I’ve made. I wanted something I could wear out taking my nephews trick …

Dinosaur Costumes 4 
My son is fascinated by volcanoes and wanted a homemade volcano Halloween costume. Luckily this site was a very helpful resource. As some of you may be …

Coolest Homemade Alien Abduction Halloween Costume 25 
Many years ago I saw this homemade alien abduction Halloween costume in a Newsday article. A woman made it for her son and won a few contests with it. …

Original Costumes 15 
My children decided they wanted the family to do the Wizard of OZ theme this year for Halloween. We certainly did not want to leave the cat out of the …

Baby Illusion Costumes 1 
This homemade baby optical illusion costume was a hit! This is an incredible optical illusion that will keep people staring at you for hours at a party …

Coolest Homemade Vampire Carrying Hillbilly Illusion Costume Idea 42 
This homemade vampire carrying hillbilly illusion costume idea took awhile to plan and design. The most important part was deciding on the filler material. …

Trash Can Costumes 3 
This Halloween we were having a hard time finding a costume idea for my 8-year-old son that we were both happy with. I don’t like the scary ones and he …

Plastic Toy Soldier Costumes 3 
My husband and I are always looking for creative Halloween costume ideas. Last year we decided to be Green Army Men! The idea was easy but making the costumes …

Vacuum Cleaner Costumes 1 
I created a homemade dust bunny costume for my son. I needed to make a costume for him since he has Sensory Issues and also easy to put on and take off. …

Pinata Costumes 2 
I am an extremely poor college student and needed to come up with a low budget costume. I was rummaging through a bag of things that I used in the summer …

Coolest Homemade Black Knight Unique Halloween Costume Idea 2 
For this year I decided to be the Black Knight from that hit classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. My Homemade Black Knight Unique Halloween Costume …

Coolest Homemade Fairy Princess Illusion Halloween Costume Idea 24 
Making this homemade Fairy Princess illusion Halloween costume idea was tons of fun... We started with the mushroom which you will need white material, …

Plastic Toy Soldier Costumes 2 
Our homemade plastic army men group Halloween costume idea was inspired by a 3D kids movie that was recently released which includes animated plastic army …

Homemade Chimp Eastwood Halloween Costume Idea  
Our daughter decided that she wanted to be something off the wall this year! So what else, but a monkey cowboy. We like to call her “The Chimp with No …

Optical Illusion Costumes 3 
I got this homemade butcher optical illusion Halloween costume idea from a couple of costumes off this website. I used chicken wire to make a torso, then …

Coolest Homemade Dragon Child Halloween Costume Idea 6 
My 4 year old son really wanted to be a dragon for Halloween this year but every costume I found was too “babyish” for a 4 year old so I decided to make …

Movie Night Costumes 1 
We decided as a group of four to dress up as a "movie package" ... box of popcorn, Coca Cola cup, Twizzlers, and the movie ticket. We used colored …

Coolest "Plymouth Rock" (Turkey, Pilgrim and Native American) Group Halloween Costume Ideas 
My husband and I wanted to do something funny for Thanksgiving so we (along with my sister-in-law) decided to dress up and surprise everyone by running …

Lighthouse Costumes 1 
My husband loves lighthouses and we have visited quite a few. We also were big LOST fans. So I came up with the idea that I could be the lighthouse and …

Coolest Homemade Outhouse Costume 13 
My wife and I got the inspiration for this homemade outhouse costume from this website. While it could be borderline offensive to some people, I still …

Coolest Homemade Supermom Costume Idea 2 
I needed a costume that I could wear to work and since I work with children, we couldn't wear anything scary. That's when I made my way to this website …

Alien Abduction Illusion Costumes 4 
I got my homemade alien abduction Halloween costume idea for my son's costume from this site! I took a backpack & put a rectangular box in it & duct taped …

Optical Illusion Costumes 4 
i started with a portable clothing rack w/wheels for the frame of my table.i used thin plyboard with a hole cut big enough for my body to fit thru.cut …

Trash Can Costumes 2 
For this homemade trash costume I went in a more conceptual direction - literal trash, but also trashy trash, i.e. fishnets and smeared lipstick. Our friends …

Jack-O-Lantern Costumes 1 
When Halloween came around for our 6 month old baby it dawned on us how much fun we could have using his name--Jack--as inspiration for ideas. For that …

Coolest Homemade Women's Restroom Sign Costume Design 10 
I decided to be the Women's Restroom Sign last year. I started with two big white cardboard pieces that I found at Target. They were in the school supplies …

Coolest Almost No Sew Princess Homemade Costume 4 
Although I love crafting, my sewing skills are preschoolian, so I decided there's no reason a princess gown has to be one piece and that I will create …

Coolest Homemade Roller Coaster Costume 5 
My 9 year old son decided he wanted to be a geek freaking out on a roller coaster for Halloween this year, so onto the planning we went to make our Homemade …

Coolest Homemade Little Volcano Costume 3 
I was taken back for the first time when my son expressed his desire to be a volcano for Halloween since we had been planning a Tie Fighter Costume for …

Coolest Homemade Microwave and Sink Kitchen Duo Costume 10 
My senior of high school, I came up with the idea for a friend to be a refrigerator for Halloween. We created the costume in one night, and it was a huge …

Coolest Homemade Mad Chef with Spooky Surprise Costume 2 
This is Laura's Homemade Mad Chef with Spooky Surprise Costume. We started out with a cardboard box, big enough to fit over her, for the oven. I spray …

Coolest Homemade Irish Stew Costume 
I actually got the idea for my homemade Irish Stew costume this year from the Human and the Witch costume on your website. I decided to add a bit of whimsy …

Original Costumes 6 
A trip to the local thrift store fueled my sister and I's costumes last year. It all started when I found the matching purple smocks! I just knew we had …

Trash Can Costumes 1 
My son is only two years old, so I figured this would be my last chance to put him in something "cute". In September I ran to the store and bought not …

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Costume 10 
Five days before Halloween I needed to find a costume for my 2 1/2 year old. Grandma and Grandpa, who normally purchase my kids' costumes were not able …

Optical Illusion Costumes 2 
My daughter and I made this Special Delivery Optical Illusion costume out of duct tape, cardboard, and wire hangers. The mask is an old Freddy Kruger …

Easter Costumes 1 
Here comes Peter Cottontail,Happy Easter (I mean Halloween) everyone! While I did buy the actual Peep costume that my son is wearing (I'm no seamstress!), …

Coolest Homemade Roller Coaster Costume 3 
My friend and I both are big fans of amusement parks and, on our trip to Cedar Point in August, we decided that, for Halloween, we wanted to recreate a …

Coolest Homemade Baby Costume 32 
The Homemade Baby Costume started out as a big box for you. I cut it for my head. We put on the box, nice color, toys for the baby (bears). We also took …

Alien Abduction Illusion Costumes 1 
My son wanted to be a skeleton and we wanted to make it. We found the skeleton attack on line and thought it was very cool. My 7 yr. old son couldn't …

Coolest Homemade Sand Castle Costume 
It always seems to snow here on Halloween. Here in Colorado, we have to think of keeping warm while looking Halloween cool. This year my 7 year old wanted …

Medieval Costumes 1 
I made the dogs costume using a pattern for the outfit but the chair I just took foam and covered it leaving a hole in the back so my dog could fit through. …

Coolest Homemade Optical Illusion Costume 30 
This Homemade Optical Illusion Costume was so much fun to make and pretty easy too. All I did was, I bought a Styrofoam head from the local costume shop …

Caged Illusion Costumes 1 
I made this Homemade Caged Head Halloween Costume for my husband to wear last year. When the costume is on, it stands almost 8 feet tall and is about …

Coolest Homemade Dragon Costume 3 
This Homemade Dragon Costume was my most ambitious costume ever. I have always wanted to be a dragon since I love them, but they are really hard to translate …

Coolest Homemade Lighthouse Halloween Costume 
My four year old son is fascinated by lighthouses, so much so that our trips usually revolve around stopping by a lighthouse. He wanted to be the Chincoteague, …

Coolest Homemade Baby Prince Costume 8 
Baby brother needed to match big brother's theme for Halloween and there wasn't much time left. What to do to make this Homemade Baby Prince Costume? …

Coolest Homemade Ziploc Bag Costume 
I had no idea what to dress my 3 year old son in for Halloween and he wasn’t very forthcoming with ideas either (being only 3 and not concerned with such …

Laundry and Washing Machine Costumes 1 
We decided that a fun costume would be to take a cardboard box and make it look like a clothes washer and then attach a cheap wash basket to the top where …

Outhouse Costumes 2 
I originally wanted to use a refrigerator box for this Halloween but couldn’t find one in time so made a Homemade Outhouse Costume. I used a large flattened …

Carpet Rider Illusion Costumes 1 
This Homemade Flying Genie Halloween Costume was relatively easy to construct. The rug was held rigid using chicken wire tacked to the bottom. Old belts …

Coolest Paper Mache Pumpkin Costume 
I wanted a costume to be funny and to get completely into the spirit of Halloween and I wanted to make it myself. So I made this Paper Mache Pumpkin Costume. …

Alien Abduction Illusion Costumes 3 
This Alien Kidnapper Costume came as a surprise when I arrived at an outer space costume party for my best friends birthday. I first made a backpack-like …

Coolest Little Girl Being Abducted By An Alien Halloween Costume 17 
I created this little girl being abducted by an alien Halloween costume to wear to work and also take my kids trick or treating in. I made a lot of costumes …

Coolest Medieval Crusader Halloween Costume 4 
This Medieval Crusader Halloween costume has 2 parts, the chain-mail part, and the tunic. These are the items I needed to make this costume: 1. A black …

Coolest Short Medieval Hooded Cloak Halloween Costume 6 
This is an easy way to make a short Medieval hooded cloak Halloween costume that is very versatile! It could be used in a Knight costume, a monk costume, …

Coolest Munchkin Couple Halloween Costume 22 
My 9 year old son and his best friend wanted to be something original for this year’s costume parade at school. They were throwing out inappropriate and …

The Holidays Costume 
This was my costume from last year, but I just stumbled on this site and think it's great for people to share ideas. Last year, I wanted to do something …

Original Costumes 9 
What started as a simple idea of a "Our Town" costume for my 2 year old son in 2002 soon became too big to fit on him. I began with collecting business …

Coolest Plant Stand Costume 8 
I started this plant stand costumewith a presentation board, and cut a hole in it big enough to pull up over my hips, leaving tabs on the inside of the …

Dinosaur Costumes 1 
This is my Jurrasic Park Dinosaur costume from Jurassic Park movie I made for my Son Joshua. I started with some black foam pad used for upholstery. I …

Alien Abduction Illusion Costumes 2 
This idea came from the abducted by an alien costume. I had bought some masks, and skeleton gloves on clearance and didn't know what I was going to do …

Outhouse Costumes 1 
I have seen a boy in a white outhouse picture online and that was my inspiration for this costume. I got boxes from my grand-dad (washer and dryer boxes). …



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