Coolest Family Star Wars Costumes for Halloween

star wars costumes for halloween

Idea for Star Wars Costumes for Halloween After seeing the movie “The Force Awakens” my older daughter knew she wanted to dress up as Rey. So, we all decided to go with Star Wars costumes for Halloween! Making the Princess Leia Costume I made Leia’s robe by first making a loose pattern on an old … Read more

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

I saw a picture of the painting “American Gothic” shortly before Halloween and thought it would be a really funny costume. My father-in-law made us the large picture frame that we carried with us. My husband used his own overalls and blazer, and we borrowed the rake from a friend.  I bought the glasses at … Read more

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

We love to dress up as a group for Halloween.  My daughters voted to dress up this year as characters from Despicable Me. Gru was the easy part – I found a gray and black striped scarf on Amazon, ordered a fake nose, and voila!  My husband wore his own black coat and pants and enjoyed … Read more

How to Train Your Dragon Group Costume

How to Train Your Dragon Group Costume

My youngest daughter loves the How to Train Your Dragon Movies.  When she asked to be Toothless I thought it would be fun for the whole family to dress up (we love costumes). For Toothless I used a black hoodie from Goodwill as the basis for the costume.  I added stiff felt ears and spines … Read more

Coolest DIY Despicable Me Costumes

Coolest DIY Despicable Me Costumes

We thought it would be fun to dress in Despicable Me costumes since my kids love the Despicable Me movies. For Gru we got a fake nose from the costume store and a striped scarf from Amazon.  He wore pants and a jacket he already owned, and stuffed a beach towel under the coat to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Super Mario Group Halloween Costume

Homemade Super Mario Group Halloween Costume

Our 5-year old daughter loves Super Mario, so we decided to go as a group. I made the Toad hats by sewing 2 round pieces of fleece together, then cutting a hole in the bottom for the head. I used a piece of craft mesh (it’s kind of like a screen door but stiffer) stuffed … Read more