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Coolest Claw Arcade Game Costume 15 
For this Claw Arcade game costume, I put myself inside the game as one of the "stuffed animals." I built the arcade box with foam core, using clear plastic …

Yearbook Photo Costumes 1 
I decided to be myself for Halloween! My mom still has a picture of me around the house with my mullet (it was the 80's) and pink sweater with the laser …

Coolest NY Pedestrian Crosswalk Sign Couple Costume 4 
My brother Jesse and I went as the Walk/Don't Walk signs in NY for Halloween last year. Jesse got the idea while walking around NYC and trying to think …

Road Sign Costumes 1 
This year my son wanted to be a STOP sign for Halloween. This Homemade STOP Sign Costume ended up being one of the easier ones I've made, so far. We …

Cowboy Costumes 1 
These Cowboy and Indian costumes were for my twins, I basically put together the cowboy costume from different items I searched for and bought, some retail …

Coolest Child's Backhoe Costume 7 
My son loves construction trucks and backhoes are his favorite by far. Of course that's what he wanted to be for Halloween. We scoured the internet and …

Traffic Light Costumes 1 
This was one of the most fun costumes ever! Being able to control sidewalk traffic with the push of a taplight give you power you never knew you had. …

Coolest Homemade Yellow School Bus Halloween Costume 4 
My son had so much fun wearing this homemade Yellow School Bus Halloween costume inspired by his love of the classic yellow school bus! At 4 years of age, …

Indian Costumes 2 
For my 5 month old's first Halloween I thought a little homemade infant Indian costume would be great. I started with dyeing a long sleeved one-z, cotton …

Coolest Homemade Zoltar Costume 15 
This Homemade Zoltar Costume was inspired from the movie "Big" and the popular amusement park fortune teller attraction. The costume was entirely handmade …

Construction Costumes 1 
My 4.5 year old son, who is fascinated by construction equipment, decided that this year he would like to be a backhoe. Knowing right off that there would …

Coolest Homemade Traffic Cone Toddler Halloween Costume 6 
My 4.5 year old son had decided to be a backhoe for Halloween, so I had to come up with a “sidekick” costume for my 11 month old. I wanted something relatively …

Fortune Teller Booth Costumes 2 
You will need: 1 large box 2 smaller for coin and fortune Ball Battery operated lights Clothes jewelry boots and scraf 4 wooded sticks for legs Drape …

Coolest Homemade Zoltar Halloween Costume 13 
Over the summer I had some time on my hands and started thinking about my favorite holiday, Halloween! Just like many of the themes and ideas on Family …

Coolest Homemade Zoltar Halloween Costume Idea 12 
The idea behind this year's costume actually started before last Halloween was even finished. My son Ian has always had a love for the Halloween season. …

Traffic Cone Costumes 1 
For this homemade traffic cone child Halloween costume I placed an empty water bottle on my daughter's head. When she leaned over I put her hair around …

Coolest Homemade Zoltar Halloween Costume Idea 10 
I have a huge Halloween party that I go to every year and each year I try to come up with something better than the last... This year I was the star from …

Coolest Homemade Gumball Machine Halloween Costume Idea 13 
My daughter, Megan, decided that she wanted to be something amazing this year for Halloween. She came up with the homemade Gumball Machine Halloween costume …

Coolest Homemade Kid in a Claw Machine Halloween Costume Idea 11 
After seeing some pictures of kids who crawled inside of claw machines, my son chose a homemade kid in a claw machine Halloween costume idea. I started …

Mailman Costumes 1 
This is Micah The Mail Man and his truck DIY Halloween costume. We made the truck out of cardboard, glue & paint and set this on a Radio Flyer wagon ! …

Original Costumes 1 
My wife and I came up with a vision of a "Trucker Girl on a Mud Flap" (you know the little hot silver seductive women on the back of mud flaps). I don't …

Work and Hobby Costumes 2 
For Halloween we wanted to wear a unique creative couple costume rather than a boring common one. After brainstorming, we finally came up with the idea …

Vending Machine and Booth Costumes 1 
We chose to make a Snack Machine Costume for my son’s costume. We used a box that fit his size and a smaller box for the vending window. The outside …

Coolest Homemade Monster Truck Costume 
My 5 year old wanted to be a monster truck for Halloween last year; not wanting to buy something we decided to make are own homemade monster truck costume. …

Coolest Homemade Weatherwoman Costume 2 
My mom and I made this homemade weatherwoman costume together. When we thought of it we decided that it needs to be more than just a weatherwoman so we …

Coolest Homemade Peeping Tom Costume 
A $3.00 dollar venetian blind and some scrap material turned my son into a winner at two local costume contests with this Peeping Tom Costume. I used …

Coolest Coca Cola Christmas Truck Couple Costume 13 
Having dressed as an elf, reindeer, and snowman in previous years, the Christmas just been I decided to go all out step away from the standard festive …

Coolest Homemade Backhoe and Driver Halloween Costume 3  
For Halloween this year, my construction-obsessed 3-year-old wanted to be a backhoe driver. Dressing him up as a construction worker was going to …

Coolest Homemade Pilot and Airplane Halloween Costume 10 
My 4 year old son loves airplanes, so I decided to build a Homemade Pilot and Airplane Halloween Costume for my future pilot for his Halloween costume. …

Coolest Homemade Air Force Fighter Pilot in Plane Dog Costume 36 
I had never seen a human or pet costume of a Fighter Pilot sitting in a Fighter plane ever in my life, that is why I chose to do this Homemade Air Force …

Wordplay Costumes 1 
I usually like to make my costume a play on words so this Halloween I made a Homemade Witch Kraft Costume. To make my cauldron, I used a aluminum sandwich …

Coolest Severed Head Fortune Teller Costume 27 
My daughter wanted to be scary and dead. She really wanted to do the head on the platter but it had been done a lot before so we decided to do something …

Coolest Homemade Magician and Rabbit in Hat Costume 2 
My son's like to dress as a theme for Halloween. This year they went in a Homemade Magician and Rabbit in Hat Costume. I purchased the vest, pants and …

Coolest Homemade UPS Delivery Man Costume 2 
Ryan Schultz, our 3 year old son, was determined to be a UPS Man for Halloween this year. When looking at Halloween costume catalogs on various occasions, …

Coolest Homemade School Bus Costume 2 
I am a bus driver and my son rides with me. He just loves school buses. So, the only costume suitable for him was a Homemade School Bus Costume. Since …

Coolest Homemade Romeo and Juliet of Fast Food Couple Costume 3 
This year, we decided to have a little fun with some homemade costumes. I didn’t want to go with the traditional 'dead dog' or 'zombie' affect. Usually …

Mail Order Bride Costumes 1 
I was looking online for creative Halloween costume ideas and stumbled on a picture of a lady who was a Mail Order Bride. She was wearing a wedding dress …

Airplane Costumes 1 
After looking at this site, I decided that I could build a homemade Halloween costume. The F-117 seemed like an easy costume to build. The Homemade …

Coolest Homemade Vending Machine Costume 4 
We chose to make a vending machine for my son’s costume. We obviously used a box that fit his size but with the 4 flaps facing forward- these would be …

Lemonade Stand Costumes 1 
My daughter tossed a lemon to me. “I want to be a lemonade stand for Crazy Day at camp” she exclaimed. “OK” I said, “but we need to use it for Halloween …

Coolest Homemade One Night Stand Halloween Costume 3 
I had heard of this costume before but having seen the version available for purchase I was extremely disappointed so I decided to try and make a Homemade …

Coolest Homemade Bus Stop Halloween Costume 
I hate dressing up as something that's already been seen, so I was trying to come up with an original idea for ages! I ended up leaving it til the day …

Coolest Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume 2 
We decided on making the Homemade Claw Machine Halloween Costume after seeing it on your website for my 8 yr old son, Michael! We took a few different …

Highway to Hell and Stairway to Heaven Costumes 1 
My sister and I were going for a rock and roll theme when trying to decide what it was we wanted to dress up as for Halloween. We were thinking Metallica, …

Work and Hobby Costumes 1 
For my son's 2nd Halloween I wanted something comfortable for him to wear and easy to walk around in. The Plumber Costume was simple: jeans, shirt, work …

Train Costumes 1 
My son was obsessed with crossing gates. I came up with this idea for a Train Crossing Gate Costume and he won first place at our park district Halloween …

Cereal Killer Wordplay Costumes 2 
I spent months thinking of what to dress up as for Halloween last year and not until the the day before did I figure out what I was going to do. Finally …

Tractor Costumes 1 
My two year old son loves John Deere tractors so I thought I would dress him in a John Deere tractor Halloween costume. My husband and I designed a tractor …

Cactus Costumes 1 
This costume was for Western Day at my school. I knew right away that I wanted to be a cactus, but figuring out how to do it was more difficult. In the …

Wordplay Costumes 3 
I’ve been running a Halloween 5K for a few years now. For my first two years, I just repeated costumes I had used before. But for the third year, I was …

Smarty Pants Costumes 1 
Almost every year I make my own costume. I was at my youth group with no clue as to what I was going to be. Someone asked me a question and, of coarse, …

Claw Machine Costumes 1 
I saw a claw machine as I entered Big Lots one day... then decided then that it would be my costume. It was made out of 2 cardboard packing boxes from …

Car Costumes 1 
My son wanted to be a Mini Cooper just like his Gramps' car. He wore it to school, and "parked" it in the classroom. He was beeping and honking and having …

Coolest Construction Crane Costume 
This year when I asked my 3 ½ year old son what he wanted to be for Halloween I couldn't help but think "Oh great!! Just my luck!?". This was the first …

Coolest Kissing Booth Costume 2 
My kissing booth costume came about after a few nasty rumors went around about my husband and myself (all untrue!). I was thinking to myself, "Those people …

Monster Truck Costumes 1 
For Halloween I wore a Gold Digger costume, hence the gold costume and the construction worker hat and shovel. At the same time, I was trying to portray …

Coolest GraveDigger Monster Truck Costume 8 
In 2007, my nephew wanted to be Gravedigger more than anything for Halloween so I offered to try and make a gravedigger monster truck costume for him. …

Truck Costumes 1 
My son loves the garbage man and the garbage trucks. All he wanted for Halloween this year (2008) was a garbage truck costume. First he wanted to be a …

Coolest Airplane Costume 5 
For this Bi Plane Costume I started out using four cardboard boxes and four rolls of Duct tape my favorite... The first box is the largest of them. …

Cereal Killer Wordplay Costumes 1 
Last year I decided to make my own costume instead of buy one. I came up with the idea of dressing up as a Cereal Killer by searching different creative …

Coolest Greaser 57 Chevy Costume 4 
Our son won his age division and the overall costume contest in this costume. The Greaser ’57 Chevy costume was primarily made from a cardboard box that …

Coolest John Deere Tractor Costume 9 
My 3 year son Ean is a tractor fanatic so he wanted to be a tractor, but of course it had to be a John Deere tractor costume, not just any old tractor, …

Coolest Raining Cats and Dogs Costume 
Supplies for this costume: Raincoat Umbrella Several Stuffed Animals (Cats & Dogs) I used safety pins to secure the stuffed cats and dogs to the …

Coolest Couch Potato Costume 
I began working on this couch potato costume in September 2007. My little brothers have a most creative Halloween Costume Contest at their school so we …

Indian Costumes 1 
I had tons of fun making this Indian costume. I started with some fake suede from the fabric store. I used a shirt as the template for the top. It …

Coolest Couples Mud Flap Costume 2 
After looking for inspiration for an inexpensive homemade costume, I stumbled across this site. We were looking for a couples costume that would allow …

Coolest Trailer to Her Trash Couple Costume 
I have been coming to your website for the last two years to help me come up with ideas for Halloween costumes. I will have to say that I always get comments …

Hot Air Balloon Costumes 2 
My son is six years old and he always comes up with unique ideas for his costume each year. This year, he decided on a Hot Air Balloon. My mother and I …

Coolest Lemon Laura's Ice Cream Truck with Whiteboard 3 
Lemon Laura's Ice Cream Truck was a big hit at a school Halloween dance and town parade where she could easily maneuver around with the lights glowing, …

Gumball Machine Costumes 2 
I wanted to make something that my daughter who is only 2 wouldn't have to be inside, but would look so realistic. First I made the headband. I stuffed …

Magician Costumes 1 
My husband and I LOVE Halloween and we like to be really unique with our costumes! This year we decided to be a magician and his assistant - with a twist!! …

Coolest Drag Boat Racing Costume 3 
This fall we went to a local drag boat racing competition. My son Brendan, who is 6, loved it. So when Halloween rolled around, he asked if he could …

Claw Machine Costumes 4 
We made this Homemade Claw Machine Costume out of a cardboard box! Felt covers inside and out! I used double sided sticky gel to secure the felt to the …

Brinks Truck Costumes 1 
We were browsing costume ideas on your website and found the idea for the Brinks truck. My 6 year old daughter fell in love with the idea, so I got busy …

Wordplay Costumes 2 
My boyfriend and I wanted to be something unique and funny this year for Halloween. Neither of us wanted to be the average couples costume so we started …

Coolest Candy "Wrapper" Costume 
My daughter was having a hard time deciding between a rapper or a clown costume this year so I suggested that we combine the two ideas to a Homemade Candy …

Coolest Farmer In The Dell Costume  
My daughter came home from preschool one day singing “Farmer in the Dell" and the idea just clicked. My husband works on computers and Dell is a well known …

Cereal Killer Wordplay Costumes 3 
My husband had this great last minute idea for our son: Cereal Killer Costume! It was hugely popular and our son thoroughly enjoyed telling the candy givers …

White Trash Costumes 1 
This Homemade White Trash Bride and Groom Costume idea originated from CMT's "White Trash Wedding". The bride found her wedding dress and veil in the closet …

Coolest Pageant Contestant Costumes 5 
I have been making my own costumes for a few years now and my motto is…”The bigger the headpiece, the better”. Every year I try to come up with some kind …

Wild West Costumes 1 
Last year I found out there was a costume contest at work and the prize was 50$, well me being the crafter that I am I thought I would enter. I knew in …

Coolest Wild West Couple Costume 
I wanted to my kids Wyatt Earp and Miss Kitty. For my son I found a pattern for a dress vest with the right lapels I was looking for. I used a beautiful …

Coolest Kissing Booth Woman's Costume 6 
How to make this Homemade Kissing Booth Woman's Costume: 1. Start with Large box that will fit around your bottom cut off flaps on top and bottom …

Coolest Homemade Cereal Box Halloween Costumes 8 
My kids LOVE cereal, so why not be that for Halloween. Here they are as each of there favorite cereals. I hand make there costumes every year and they …

Coolest Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume 5 
My 2 years old's love for his cowboy hat and "doots" as he refers to his boots were the inspiration for this year's Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween …

Coolest Homemade Blind School Bus Driver Halloween Costume 3 
The idea of a Blind School Bus Driver Halloween Costume didn’t strike me until two weeks before Halloween, and as is the case with any rushed project, …

Coolest Homemade Fortune Teller Halloween Costume Idea 11 
This year my daughter Margaret age 10 came up with a homemade Fortune Teller Halloween costume idea like the machines in arcades. Each year she has an …

Coolest Homemade Traffic Light Kids Halloween Costume Idea 9 
My son wanted to be a traffic light for Halloween, so I went to work. Considering I do not sew, I put the entire homemade traffic light kids Halloween …

Coolest Homemade Grave Digger Monster Truck Halloween Costume  
My 6 year old son is obsessed with monster trucks. Grave Digger is his favorite. So, he asked me if I could make him a homemade Grave Digger Monster Truck …

Coolest Homemade Mom and Baby Aviator Costumes 11 
My idea to be a team of mother and baby aviators originated from an aviator style winter hat that I bought my 6 month old son a few months ago. I made …

Coolest Homemade Traffic Cone Halloween Costume Idea 4 
As my kids get older I require that they get more creative with their Halloween costume ideas. My son, Jordan, had the oddball idea of being a traffic …

Coolest Homemade Aviator in a Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume Idea 11 
This is my daughter dressed in the Coolest Homemade Aviator in a Hot Air Balloon Costume that I made for her. My daughter wanted to be a hot air balloon …

Coolest Homemade One Night Stand Couple Halloween Costume Idea 5  
For Halloween this year my roommate and I had a homemade one night stand couple Halloween costume idea. We started out by making our lampshades to put …

Coolest DIY Fast Food Family Halloween Costume Idea 
Every year the Aramini family does a "theme" for Halloween! This year, we had a DIY fast food family Halloween costume idea... Mommy as Ronald McDonald …

Coolest Zoltar Speaks and Gypsy Halloween Costume Ideas 9  
Zoltar Speaks and Gypsy Halloween Costume Ideas: ZOLTAR COSTUME- BOX: Using duck tape, I taped together 3 boxes that I got from a clothing store …

Coolest DIY Claw Machine Halloween Costume 9 
Ever since I was little I have always loved the Claw Machine game so this year I decided that I want a Homemade DIY Claw Machine Halloween Costume. I started …

Coolest Homemade Vending Machine Costume 8 
I saw this idea for a Homemade Vending Machine Costume on this website but there weren't any detailed instructions so I had to go with what little information …

Coolest Homemade Butter-Fly Wordplay Costume 
I had this idea to do a unique play on words costume and though I am not an artist my wonderful hubby is. At first he thought of one thing but I thought …

Playboy Bunny Costumes 1 
This years Halloween costume is a fusion of not wanting to miss out on a chance to be a slutty playboy bunny and a childhood love of all things Lego, this …

Coolest Homemade Stop Light Adult Costume Idea 8 
I am a huge fan of box costumes. They are easy to make and don't require any swift adjustments; you simply take off the box and get in the car/go to the …

Claw Machine Costumes 3 
This Claw Machine Costume is my son dressed as a "Mr. Claw" arcade machine, which he loves to play at our local movie theater. We started with a large …

Wordplay Costumes 4 
Oh, the drama!! We decided our original "drama queen" needed a costume that would suit her for Halloween. We shopped the local Goodwill store and found …

Kissing Booth Costumes 1 
This Kissing Booth Costume I came up with when I was thinking about getting my first kiss. I was really depressed because everyone at my school was kissing …

Bubble Gum Machine Costumes 1 
My daughter wanted to be something different than everyone else knows. So we came up with a Bubblegum Machine Costume. We started with a hula hoop and …

Coolest Homemade Traffic Light Costume 7 
I usually make my son's costume, but this year he was old enough to participate in the creation. A Traffic Light Costume popped into his head, I thought …

Coolest Homemade Gas Pump Costume 
I came up with this Gas Pump Costume idea when I was working at a gas station during my college years, and needed a “quick” costume for a Halloween party …

Mail Order Bride Costumes 2 
I went as a mail order bride last Halloween, my costume only cost like $35. I borrowed the dress from my boyfriend's parents who have a huge collection …

Car Costumes 2 
We decided to make our son a homemade car costume for his schools fancy dress competition as he loves cars and wouldn't really want to be anything else, …

Coolest Homemade Submarine Costume 
MATERIALS NEEDED for the homemade submarine costume: * Garden cart * Blue satin material ($2) * Poster board ($2) * Yellow spray paint ($2) * Spotlights …

Fast Food Worker Costumes 1 
We made our "drive thru girl" and "fry cook" costumes by wearing black pants, black visors and red color shirts. We printed and taped fast food logos …

Vending Machine and Booth Costumes 2 
I was looking online and through magazines last year for couples Halloween costumes. Everything I found had been done a million times and we wanted to …

Coolest Homemade Sweet Roll in the Hay Wordplay Costume 18 
I love the play on words possibility behind "a roll in the hay". I had two days to get everything and pull off the creation with limited funding! No …

One Night Stand Costumes 1 
I have created a Homemade One Night Stand Costume. It is full body that wears like a Hat, skirting goes to the ground, with suggestive articles on top. …

Coolest Homemade Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume 9 
This year I took an idea of a Homemade Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume off this web site and ran with it. The hot air balloon I created started out as …

Coolest Homemade Big Green Tractor Costume 16 
My grandson, who is almost 4, is obsessed with John Deere Tractors. So naturally, when it came time to get a costume for Halloween, he automatically said …

Fortune Teller Booth Costumes 1 
The movie "Big" has always been a favorite of mine. As I was pondering what to be this year, and, more especially, what would go with the new beard I'd …

Coolest Homemade Gumball Machine Costume 8 
My daughter, Madelyn, REALLY wanted to be a gumball machine this year after seeing some of the ideas on this website. Last year, she was a robot, which …

Coolest Homemade Deviled Egg and Angel Food Cake Couple Costume  
After many hours of exploring the coolest-homemade-costumes.com, we came across an adorable kid costume - a "devil"ed egg. My husband laid claim to this …

Deviled Egg Costumes 2 
I got the idea for this Homemade Deviled Egg Halloween Costume by looking at the store-bought Deviled Egg costumes online. My mom and I ended up making …

Chippendale Dancer Costumes 1 
My son was 9 months old on Halloween this year and we needed to find a costume for him to wear to an indoor Halloween party. I wanted something that would …

Couch Potato Costumes 1 
To make this "Couch Potato" costume I used a purchased poncho pattern. I bought a tan fleece with brown markings to resemble a potato. (Using fleece is …

Tractor Costumes 2 
This Homemade John Deere Halloween Costume was inspired by my father and grandpa (who is no longer with us) who collect and love John Deere tractors. …

Claw Machine Costumes 2 
Parents hate them, kids love them. I'm talking about the Toy House Claw Machines that you find at a ton of restaurants these days. My Claw machine …

Coolest Homemade Chevarado Truck Costume 12 
I offered to make my godson Jordan's Halloween costume this year. I called up my cousin and asked if she would like me to help her out this year by making …

Deviled Egg Costumes 1 
For my costume, I wanted something that would satisfy a few requirements: I needed it to be warm; I needed it to not make me look slutty or trashy but …

Gumball Machine Costumes 1 
Materials you will need for this Homemade Gumball Machine Costume: Hoola hoop, red fabric, thick vinyl ( found in the fabric dept at Wal-mart), red …

Royal Guard Costumes 1 
My son loves to watch marching bands. We live in Ottawa and follow the Changing of the Guard throughout the summer. This year our son asked if I could …

Dunkin Donuts Costumes 1 
I needed a really cool costume for school because it was our spirit/homecoming week and I wanted to have the best costume! I had no ideas so I started …

Coolest Homemade Zoltar from the movie "Big" Costume 3 
I decided after looking at many Halloween costumes that I would make my very own Homemade Zoltar from the movie "Big" Costume. I managed to get a big …

Coolest Cactus Costume 3  
Our work recently hosted a “Wild West” theme party. Instead of going as the usual cowboy/girl we thought we’d go as cacti. It was very easy to make and …

Holy Cow Wordplay Costumes 1 
I actually got the idea for this costume from this site! I was really excited, as I'd never made my own costume before. I had an old black dress in …

Coolest Fortune Teller Halloween Costume 
Looking in my crystal ball, I can see your future. Using some tyvek boards my husband had in the garage, I found some wallpaper that looked like wood …

Coolest Road Halloween Costume 4 
I took the Road Halloween Costume to an adult theme with a story. When you go 4x4'ing you go with friends, so I have a convoy. There was an accident …

Coolest Bubble Gum Machine Halloween Costume 4 
I made this Bubble Gum Machine Halloween costume for my 2 year old neighbor. It required red paint, a box, balloons, Styrofoam, aluminum foil, and a swimming …

Hot Air Balloon Costumes 1 
The basket of this Hot Air Balloon costume is a cardboard box covered in burlap material that was attached with an adhesive spray. Inside the basket is …

Coolest Cactus Costume  
I was sitting around thinking of a great idea for a costume and remembered my boyfriend telling me a story. His mother had a Cactus ornament on her antenna …

Vehicle Costumes 1 
This year my husband's costume is a Pine-Fresh air Freshener. Here's how it came about... Every year my husband says he will dress up for Halloween, …



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