Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

My son did not want to dress up per se. No makeup, no mask so we came up with this – Jake from State Farm. I can’t tell you how many people loved his costume and also yelled at him ‘What are you wearing?” To which he replied, “Khakis!” It was fun. He carried a … Read more

Cute Sno-Cone Costume

Cute Sno-Cone Costume

We made this costume two hours before trick or treat so it is easy and adorable. My daughter is a snow-cone. We used white flannel fabric and cut it into triangles. We used stick on red letters and sticker snowflakes for the front and back. We used a clown wig and painted her face to … Read more

Original Roadkill Cleanup Guy Homemade Costume

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My son Tyler wanted to be gross but not too gross.  He wanted to be funny too.  So we came up with the Roadkill Cleanup Guy, the poor guy whose job it is to clean up the dead animals on the side of the road.  We bought a vest at WalMart and used an old … Read more

Inexpensive Homemade Costume Idea: Penny Coin

My son Jimmy went as a penny.  We cut it out of cardboard and cut a space for his shoulder.  We added a handle on the other side using duct

My son Jimmy went as a penny coin.  We cut it out of cardboard and cut a space for his shoulder.  We added a handle on the other side using duct tape and cardboard.  We cut out cardboard letters to say “In God We Trust” and added the year he was born.  We spray painted … Read more

Creative DIY Halloween Costume Idea: Topps Baseball Card

My oldest son wanted to be a NY Yankees baseball card so I wanted to have the copy store enlarge a card, but due to copyright restrictions, they coul

My oldest son wanted to be a NY Yankees baseball card so I wanted to have the copy store enlarge a card, but due to copyright restrictions, they couldn’t so we used a photo off the internet and had them enlarge it.  I then cut it and glued it to foam board.  I then printed off … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume

Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume

First we took a DELL computer box and used silver duct tape for the Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume. We used karate belts (our karate instructor is cringing at this) and used them as Luigi’s suspenders which also helped hold up the box on his shoulders. I used blue duct tape on the … Read more