Coolest Homemade Flapper Gal Style Peacock Costume

Homemade Flapper Gal Style Peacock Costume

I first started this Homemade Flapper Gal Style Peacock Costume by buying lots of feathers from Michael’s. For the tail, I got about 20 long eye feathers and glued them on to a half circle of cardboard in a fan, decreasing the size of the feathers going toward each side to make it round, without … Read more

Coolest Skunk Costume

Flower the Skunk from "Bambi" Costume

For this skunk costume I used a Skunk pattern found at my local fabric store and altered the pattern by adding the elastic on the cuffs rather then the non slip fabric on the feet (like pajamas). I then attached the tail with Velcro so it could be removed while sitting.

Pretty as a Peacock Costume


This year I was a peacock and it was a big hit! I wore a simple, short black dress, a gold belt, gold shimmery stockings, and high heels. I did up my eyes with blues, teals, purples and green and wore some cool feather eyelashes. I made a pin out of some feathers and pinned … Read more

Coolest Baby Chicken Costume

Baby Chicken Costume

Our daughter had the cutest baby chicken costume ever! I took an onesie and put it inside a one piece turtle neck. I sewed the two garments to each other at the arm holes, leg holes and neck hole. I put lots of batting between the two garments and snapped the crotches closed. I then … Read more

Pretty Hand-Crafted Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I made this Homemade Peacock Costume in about 2 weeks. I sewed on roughly 60-70 black feathers to the top of a dress that I got on sale at the mall. I made the tail using about 50 peacock feathers and a marabou folding fan. I made sure to keep the fan movable so I … Read more

Coolest Frog Costume

Homemade Frog on a Lilly Pad Costume

My son loves frogs. This year he wanted to be a “Cool” frog. So I started working on his costume. First I made the Lilly pad from a piece of cardboard (found the cardboard at a furniture store). I cut it out and attached the rope. I bought two sweatshirts at a thrift store. Cut … Read more

Cool Homemade Tiger Costume

Homemade Tiger Costume

I printed off a tiger pattern for my Homemade Tiger Costume, went out and bought orange, yellow, white and black face paint. My sister and I are both artists, so I drew out the design on a small drawing of me and let my sister paint me. The white was sponged on first, then the … Read more

Sexy Peacock Homemade Costume

Sexy Peacock

After looking online for “sexy” Halloween costumes, I decided that they all looked the same and wanted to be something a bit more creative this year. I looked for peacock costume ideas online, but didn’t really like one in particular, so I decided to just put something together myself and hope it looked okay. I … Read more

Coolest Peacock DIY Costume with Peacock Feathers

Homemade Peacock Costume

I have always loved peacocks, and when my very talented co-worker agreed to help make a Homemade Peacock Costume, I was all over it! I had to order a couple hundred peacock feathers from the internet, and she bought the material. The funny thing is, the material was purchased from an Indian store which smelled … Read more

Coolest Homemade Counting Sheep Group Costume

I just wanna be a sheep... bababa

This Counting Sheep group costume was very easy and cheep; it was a little time-consuming but, with two pairs of hands, things go faster. We averaged per costume six to seven bags of 300 cotton balls, five to six packets of glue packs and an old dress or shirt. We all wore black tights and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Costume with Peacock Feather Fan

Homemade Peacock Costume

After looking at various peacock costumes around the inter webs, I decided the build my Homemade Peacock Costume on a peacock fan. From there, I added about 60 more peacock feathers, trimmed to various lengths, with hot glue. I used several of the end pieces I cut off to make cross bars for stability. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Adult Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock Adult Halloween Costume

I woke up two days before Halloween and decided that I wanted a Homemade Peacock Adult Halloween Costume this year! But I wanted to be original and not spend too much money. I had the top from years back which worked really well as it looked like the skin of a peacock with its iridescent … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flamingo Costume

Homemade Flamingo Costume

For our brother’s 21st birthday we decided to have an Animal Party Pub Crawl. I couldn’t find an animal costume that I loved enough to buy so I decided to be original and make my own! I found a pattern for a child’s homemade flamingo costume that I thought was really cute – when cutting … Read more

Coolest Chicken DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Chicken DIY Halloween Costume Idea

For my son’s chicken DIY Halloween costume idea I bought 2 white turtlenecks and cut down the back several inches, glued the shirts together and the bottom seam and put stuffing in between the layers so he was fluffy, then I bought 2 white boa’s and hot glued them around the shirt, I also made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Erratic Bat Costume

Homemade Erratic Bat Costume

I actually got the idea for this Homemade Erratic Bat Costume off this website, but appropriated it a little bit. Firstly I purchased about 2m of ‘batlike’ lycra material from a fabric shop. Then, as I have little to no seamstress skills, I somehow successfully managed to construct a jumpsuit simply by lying the fabric … Read more

Coolest Flamingo Homemade Costume

Flamingo Costume

My niece goes to a Christian school and their theme for Halloween was Noah’s Ark. So you had to come as an animal. Well my brother is a very creative Dad and he wanted her to be an animal no one else would go as. So he asked her what she wanted to be and … Read more

Coolest DIY Flamingo Costume

Homemade Flamingo Costume

I made this homemade flamingo costume for my daughter when she was 3. We have done homemade animal costumes for all of her Halloweens and have been on a bird theme for the past three years (see parrot section for her 4 year old costume.) I started with a leotard and added 63 feet of … Read more

Coolest Counting Sheep Group DIY Costume

Homemade Counting Sheep Group DIY Costume

We found our inspiration from this website, took it and ran! Costume Supplies: Hanes Mens Tank tops (We used smalls) Hanes Mens Whitey Tighties (we used mediums) Bags of cotton balls (for 5 costumes, we used 27 normal-sized bags; we recommend buying larger bags from a wholesale store) Hot Glue Guns and Glue Sticks (We … Read more

Coolest Lion Costume

Homemade Lion Costume

I go to the University of Winchester in the UK and for one night out my class decided to make the theme- circus. I knew that most people would turn up as clowns and I wanted to be something different so I decided to go in a Homemade Lion Costume. I’m a poor student so … Read more

Coolest Homemade Girl’s Peacock Costume

Homemade Girl's Peacock Costume

To begin my daughter asked me if I could make her a Princess Peacock costume for Halloween. I realized then I had my work cut out for me! But after several months with the help of my friend we got it done and it looked amazing. First we found some silk material in greens and … Read more

Coolest Girl’s Chickadee Costume

Homemade Girl's Chickadee Costume

My 6 year old daughter came to me and asked if for Halloween I would make her a “cute chick costume”. It took me a few minutes to understand she wanted to be a baby chicken. Then we started to research ideas that would work and be the best budget minded we could since I … Read more

Cool Owl Costume

Coolest Owl Costume

My daughter wanted to be an owl for Halloween, but I didn’t like any of the owl costumes I’d seen online, so I decided to make my own homemade owl costume. I’m an art director, so my computer skills are pretty good, but I have zero sewing skills. I figured out a way to make … Read more

Coolest Tiger Costume Idea

Tiger Costume Idea

Well my friend was having a “touch of animal print” themed night out… so I decided to go all out and go as a Zebra. As you can clearly see zebra print was more a challenge to get hold of so a tiger costume was the answer! The body piece is made from an all … Read more

Cute DIY Owl Costume

Homemade Owl Costume

My five year old wanted to be an owl but I can’t sew. I managed to get this ensemble together with about $20 worth of felt, foam board, ribbon, craft feathers, and a cheap pair of plastic novelty glasses (with the plastic lenses popped out). Other items used to construct the owl costume: x-acto knife, … Read more