Coolest Homemade Raven Costume for a Girl

Coolest Homemade Raven Costume for a Girl

My daughter came up with this character in a dream.  It is actually the evil sister, Raven, of one of her dream characters. We started by finding the dress at a thrift store. Lacy, black and grey…perfect!  I cut two raven shapes out of craft foam, one to glue onto the mask and one to … Read more

Coolest Mushroom Costume

Coolest Mushroom Costume

This year, my daughter was inspired by our recent mushroom foray. She wanted to be a mushroom, but could not decide which one. We scoured some mushroom books of the Pacific Northwest and came up with a few of the more interesting ones. Together we sewed these various types of mushrooms which included Amainta, Morel, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Doctor Who Dalek Caan Costume

Coolest Homemade Doctor Who Dalek Caan Costume

Meet Dalek Caan.  Dalek Caan is an elite Dalek and the last of the cult of Skaro.  Instead of following the collective mind like the rest of the Daleks, he was made to imagine; think slightly different, creatively even.  This is highly unusual Dalek behavior.  He is especially important because, Dalek Caan ends up helping … Read more

Coolest Homemade Doctor Who and TARDIS Costume

Coolest Homemade Doctor Who and TARDIS Costume

Being huge fans of the show, both of my daughters wanted Doctor Who inspired costumes this year.  My oldest was determined to be The Doctor, complete with TARDIS!  We brainstormed and came up with a fabulous Doctor outfit, easily assembled from trips to the thrift store (jacket, suspenders and boots).  We made the bowtie and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly Costume Designs

Homemade Butterfly Costume Designs

Homemade butterfly costume designs: So my girls wanted to be butterflies for Halloween this year. Well, I did not want to go and buy some cheap (or not so cheap) butterfly wings, when I knew that I could make them myself. And while I was at it I did not want them to be tiny … Read more