Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

This is the fun Muppets Animal on an ostrich costume that I made for my husband. It’s always a challenge to come up with new and creative ideas each year. ¬†Often it’s more of a challenge to make the ideas come to life and be functional. But somehow we made it work! It took a … Read more

Cool Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

Cool Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

This is my husband in the “Dragon Rider” costume that I made for him. The head base was shaped from newspaper and masking tape. Then covered with layers of paper mache. When that was dry, the base was hollowed out and the entire dragon head was covered and sculpted with layers of fabric mache. After … Read more

Homemade Chicken Jockey Costume

Homemade Chicken Jockey Costume

I made the large chicken head from a paper mache sculpture for my homemade chicken Jockey costume. Then I covered it in fabric, felt and upholstery trim. I painted the beak and made three demential eyes. I mounted the head onto a cage I fashioned from 2 metal tomato cages. Then covered those in the … Read more

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

I made the head from paper mache, felt, cardboard, mountains of yarn, plastic, foam a hard hat, and lots of hot glue! I fashioned his outfit from thrifted and recycled materials. We used foam tubing to cut each link in his chain then used silver spray paint to make them look like a real chain. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Caged Head Halloween Costume

Homemade Caged Head Halloween Costume

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 4-5 feet wide. He had to slip inside and put a back pack on that I constructed the top portion of the monster who would carry … Read more