Homemade Sapphire Necklace Costume

Sapphire Necklace Costume

My daughter’s birthstone is a sapphire, but the type of gem can easily be changed by using a different color paper. (Purple=amythest, red=ruby, green=emerald, etc.) We started with a piece of cardboard (18 x 13 inches, for a larger person use a bigger piece), then cut the corners to make a gem shape. Next use … Read more

What are YOU most afraid of Costumes?

My mom would say snakes because she thinks they’re gross and slimy. My dad would say spiders because he got stuck underneath a trailer as a kid and had them crawling all over him. My parents went to a party where you were supposed to dress as what you’re most afraid of. M y mom … Read more

Homemade Prom Night Dumpster Baby Costume

Homemade Prom Night  Dumpster Baby Costume

I wanted to do something funny for Halloween instead of the usual sexy costume- so I decided to do the most inappropriate thing I could think of. I used an old formal dress and red paint (I used acrylic which I don’t suggest because it hardened) and splattered paint over the bottom of the dress. … Read more

Homemade 80’s Aerobics Instructor Costume

My little one is a BIG fan of the old 80’s exercise get ups. I found a shirt at a discount store that looked good. I cut off the collar, sleeves and bottom. I used the bottom strip for her headband. I found a thin belt at a thrift shop and picked up the leg … Read more

Coolest Homemade Annie Costume

Coolest Home Made Costumes and How-To Tips

2 1/2 year-old Caroline is infatuated with Little Orphan Annie!! Instead of the usual “trick or treat”, she crooned her off-key rendition of “The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow” at each doorstep! Obviously, she’s our extrovert… Her older siblings NEVER would have been so bold! This was one of my easiest home made costumes yet! … Read more

Coolest Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I actually looked at this site before I started designing for some ideas. This site is so helpful! This Homemade Peacock Costume was by far my favorite costume I’ve ever worn. I got tons of compliments on it and random strangers always wanted my picture. The TAIL: This is the best part. The key is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lady Gaga Bubbles Costume

Homemade Lady Gaga Bubbles Costume

I love Lady Gaga and her crazy fashion so I wanted to make the best Lady Gaga costume ever. I took the idea for my costume by mixing accessories from her Poker Face album cover, the disco bracelet, gloves, and disco mask with the bubble outfit that she wears in her Cherry Tree Sessions live … Read more

Homemade French Fries Costume Idea

I used two presentation boards for the french fries, and painted the M logo. I cut out holes for her arms, and used foam pieces from an old pillow for the fries. The costume didn’t take longer than two hours to make, and it was a huge hit at the school! The head on a … Read more

Cooloest Tragedy Andy Costume

Homemade Tragedy Andy Costume

I bought the Tragedy Ann Costume from an online store, but needed something for my husband. I got an Andy costume pattern from the fabric store and used black and white fabrics in place of the red and blue. I put the zipper in the front, so that help wasn’t needed to get in and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pregnant Skeleton Costume Idea

Homemade Pregnant Skeleton Costume Idea

I love Halloween and believe if the occasion allows dressing up, well then by all means dress up. I wore this Pregnant Skeleton Costume Idea to work for our Halloween party and received 1st place then to my doctor’s appointment and everyone loved it, I even got a photo with my doctor checking the “baby’s … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pregnant Skeleton Costume

Homemade Pregnant Skeleton Costume

I love Halloween and love dressing up, so being pregnant in October just added to the fun. My 1-year-old was going trick-or-treating as a skeleton, and I thought it would be cool if I made a Pregnant Skeleton Costume (along with his future baby brother), too! This costume was super easy to make, though time … Read more

Coolest Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume

We were trying to come up with an idea for a costume this year when we found the Not-So-Happy Camper in a Tent on this website. That gave us an idea for this Homemade Happy Camper in a Tent Wheelchair Costume. We really enjoy camping even though we don’t get the chance to do much, … Read more