Spooky Homemade Costume – White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Spooky Homemade Costume - White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Years ago, I saw the film Pan’s Labyrinth for the first time. Haunted and inspired by the ageless, withered, beautiful faun on the screen, I developed the desire to create my own glassy-eyed, cloven-hooved forest spirit. Dozens and dozens of the designs in my head gave themselves to my sketchbooks. Months, a year, close to … Read more

Insanely Epic DIY Gumball Machine Costume

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Oh boy did this cause marriage arguments every time I asked the hubby to help me with what he called a ridiculous project. I wanted something different and creative. I wanted something that was good enough to enter in a costume contest. That is when I came up with this great idea of mine. Made with … Read more

Hilarious Homemade HeiHei Costume from Moana

Hilarious Homemade HeiHei Costume from Moana

This Hilarious HeiHei costume from Moana is one of our family’s favorite movie characters. We work really hard every year to create wonderful lasting memories for our children and our grandchildren.We started taking our entire family to Disney World for their Halloween party 2 years ago when our granddaughters were 3 and 1 years old. … Read more

Cool Homemade Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

Homemade Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

The Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume was created out of different colors of felt. Layers were glued onto a dress then stitched. The shoes are wrapped in felt and the meat hat is felt stuffed with cotton balls and stitched to a headband. The wig had blue highlights done with marker as well. Ra-ra-ra-ra-ra.

Homemade Peacock Blocker Costume

Homemade Peacock Blocker Costume

Last year for Halloween I handmade a peacock costume to wear. Later in the year I was going on a Super Hero costume and came up with the idea to turn my peacock costume into a “Peacock Blocker” costume. My motto was to Block the bad clearing way for the good. For the tail, I … Read more

Coolest Lion Costume

Lion Costume

I love dressing up my pets but there are no costumes in the stores that will fit my giant dog. So each year I have to make him one! This year he has a lion costume. I went to a wholesale fabric store to get the fur, then to JoAnns to get the rest of … Read more

Top 11 DIY Mouth-Watering Cake Costume Ideas You Can Make on a Diet

Homemade Cake Costume Ideas to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you love cake decorating and prefer to eat frosting with a spoon, you’ve come to the right place. Take your passion for baking to the next level with these fun and fabulous cake costume ideas. Decorate your costume with luscious buttercream that won’t melt on you. So, bake up your most delicious homemade costume for the … Read more

Cool Homemade Zoltar Costume for a Woman

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WHERE DO I BEGIN!!!???? This was by far the best costume EVER. Everyone was calling me a man all night hahaha. Yes, I am a female and was dressed as Zoltar. All I kept hearing was “that dudes costume is neat”… My costume was made out of pvc pipe, poster board, shelf liner, duct tape … Read more

Coolest DIY Drop Dead Fred Costume Made in 18 Hours!

Drop Dead Fred Costume

My daughter changed her mind last minute and I had 18 hours to get her a Drop Dead Fred costume together. To those not familiar, Drop Dead Fred is a character from a 90’s movie about an imaginary friend who is completely out of control. My daughter is obsessed with the movie. I started my … Read more

Top 16 Coolest DIY Costume Makeup Ideas

DIY Costume Makeup Ideas

Take your costume to the next level by adding the right touch of makeup. Perfect when you have time but no extra cash to take your homemade costume from cool to mind-blowing.  Even if you’re not super artistic, you can pull off these costume makeup ideas using the tutorials below. In addition, discover the best brands … Read more

10 Awesome DIY Minion Costume Ideas for the Whole Family

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Get into some costume mischief this Halloween with these awesome Minion costume ideas! Reactions to these homemade costumes included screams of joy and many photo ops for the costume wearers. These irresistible, banana-loving creatures will ensure your Halloween costume is anything but despicable. So, take a look at this collection for the best, fun-loving, DIY … Read more

Inspiring Homemade Wheelchair Costumes That Will Give You all the Feels

DIY Wheelchair Costumes

While all homemade costumes are unique, DIY wheelchair costumes have captured a special place in our hearts. Made with so much love, these costumes disguise chairs so that the personality of the costume wearer is on display. Making it easier to connect with someone who just happens to be wearing an awesome costume. So, take … Read more

Cool DIY Voodoo Doll Costume for a Woman

Voodoo Doll for a Woman

This is me as a voodoo doll for a Halloween party at work. It was a group costume, so there were two others identical to me. You can wear this in a group or alone. It was fairly simple to make. The black shirt, shirt, tights and shoes all came from a thrift store. I … Read more

The Cabin in the Woods DIY Couple Costume

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The Brains Behind our DIY Couple Costume I have a rule for Halloween. I like to keep it traditional and dress up as something scary or at least scaryish (whether it is Jason Vorhees or Corpse bride…basically, I avoid a ‘mean girls’ outfit at all costs). So year after year, I’m getting closer and closer … Read more

Adorable DIY Madea Halloween Costume for a Toddler

My 14 month old daughter is wearing this costume. My mom use to dress me up as a little old lady when I was younger so I wanted to continue the tradition. I grabbed my moms shirt, my grandmother’s wig and pearls, some old toddler glasses and removed the lenses and some stuffing for her … Read more

Coolest DIY Marionette Puppet Costumes and Puppeteer Costume

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We had a great time creating the marionette puppet costumes and won $500 in a local costume contest at the Cotton-Eyed Joe in Knoxville, TN!  We are all from different cities in Nashville, TN; Huntsville, AL and Knoxville, TN, so we had to send texts back and forth of costume and makeup ideas, etc.  We improvised … Read more

19 Coolest DIY Modest Halloween Costumes for Women and Girls

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Save this list for the best and most comfortable costumes. Take a look at the modest Halloween costumes below. You don’t need to show a lot of skin in order to stand out this year. Let the costume idea steal the show, while you look and feel great! 1. Brightest Crayon Costume in the Box … Read more

Coolest Giant Homemade Cactus Costume

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Last year, I moved to the Southwest, and wanted to celebrate with something southwest themed. Roadrunner? Cotote? Chile pepper? Nope… I went with an 8-foot tall giant saguaro cactus. The entire homemade cactus costume was made in about 4 hours, using chicken wire and Green duct tape, plus a little weather stripping and green pipe … Read more

Cool Homemade Roblox Costume of my Son’s Avatar

This is a a living version of our sons avatar hutjip. We handmade the hands, torso, shoulders, legs, and head by cutting  and painting pieces of cardboard and plastic shapes. The torso reflects the black jacket and green shirt over jeans of the avatar he created in the Roblox game. The head features mesh covered … Read more

Mysterious DIY Black Gold Saw Anime Costume

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Black Gold Saw is from one of my favorite anime shows and I wanted to show my love for this character by creating this anime costume. Making the Anime Costume For the making of the sword, armor, belt and horns I created my own pattern and drew out the separate pieces to be put together … Read more

Cool Homemade Clash of Clans Video Game Family Costume

Clash of Clans Family Costume

Our family decided to dress up as characters from the Clash of Clans video game. My hubby was a Barbarian, my son the Wizard, my daughter the Witch and I the Angel. Most supplies were bought at thrift stores and the dollar store. The barbarian head is constructed from a card board box and covered … Read more

Adorable DIY Costume: Minion Girl

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We covered a trash can with yellow fabric and made the eye glasses from jar lids and fabric. The overalls were picked up from a local goodwill with the logo added in fabric. The hairs are pipe cleaners drilled into the top. You can improve vision by not going with the brown for the eyes … Read more

DIY Funny Couple Costumes: Huge Homemade Bra Costume

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In coming up with our funny couple costumes, I was trying to think of a way to mock the “risque” theme of Halloween costumes for young adults. No offense to anyone who chooses to dress up with little clothing. You do you, boo boo! Taking Inspiration From Sexy Costumes Thinking about how many outfits really accentuate … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Puppy Monkey Baby Costume

puppy monkey baby costume

I knew I wanted to make a Puppy Monkey Baby costume since the moment I saw the commercial during the super bowl. I fell in love with the adorable/weird looking creature and knew it was so my style. Also, I only loved it more once I realized it also bugged my dad when I would … Read more