Fully Functional Mr. Potato Head Costume

Fully Functional Mr. Potato Head Costume

We’ve over the years amassed a pretty large collection of Potato Head parts which our youngest daughter loves to play with so we thought it would be neat to make her a Mr. Potato Head costume for Halloween.  Of course what’s the point of having a giant Mr. Potato head if you can’t play with … Read more

Cool NY Costume Idea: Statue of Liberty Snow Globe

Cool NY Costume Idea: Statue of Liberty Snow Globe

We love New York City and wanted to honor it by creating a larger-than-life replica of a favorite souvenir, a Statue of Liberty Snow Globe.  We knew it was going to be difficult but we felt up to the challenge. The first issue was the snow globe itself.  For the dome we used three large … Read more

Original DIY Costume Idea: Mona Lisa

Original DIY Costume Idea: Mona Lisa

Our daughter’s nickname is Moe so we thought it would be fun to dress her as the “Mo”na Lisa. Structurally, we built the piece kind of like one of those foam fingers you see at sporting events. We cut two large pieces of 1″ green upholstery foam.  We glued it together on three sides and … Read more

Awesome Functioning Zoltar Costume

Awesome Functioning Zoltar Costume

We came across one of these classic fortune telling machines while on a family vacation.  Our oldest daughter thought it would be a hoot to dress as one for Halloween.  Whoa boy, was she right.  With 5 kids to costume, we knew we needed to keep costs down as much as we could so wherever … Read more