Ronald McDonald Costume

Ronald McDonald Costume

i was thinking what costume to wear for my 30th i wanted soething different had 2 be unique and unusual so i thought ooohhh thats it im gonna be ronald mcdonald looking online i realised just how much the costumes were and thought theres no way im paying that so i bought a yellow boiler … Read more

Handicap Little Girl Becomes a Princess

Handicap Little Girl Becomes a Princess

Charlie Dawn is a special needs little girl. She can not sit up or walk. So her daddy and me, her momma built our little princess her very own castle. We build a frame out of 1 x 2, zip tie it to her wheelchair and then staple carboard around it. We painted it a … Read more

Construction Cockers

Construction Cockers

I used flannel mens shirts to create the tops. I fitted my pups and cut off the excess and hemmed the edges. The rest is custom made from fabric. I found the plastic tools at dollar general. The hat is a dog cowboy hat from Walmart. I cut off the edges and put part of … Read more

Jenny Costume from Call the Midwife

Jenny Costume from Call the Midwife

Meirabel, who is five years old, came up with the idea of being Jenny from Call the Midwife as we were watching the show one day about a month ago. But the greatness did not stop there; she also had a hand in every decision moving forward with the outfit. The Dress is an eBay … Read more

Upside Down Man Illusion Costume

Upside Down Man Illusion Costume

While the mama of the family is wearing the costume, the idea came from one of the youngest members of the family, 5 year old Ian. Ian likes to be silly, and he especially loves to make people laugh. He spent a solid week trying to perfect the “handstand”, and he wanted to be upside … Read more

Urban Legend Comes to Life: Creepy Donkey Lady Costume

Urban Legend Comes to Life: Creepy Donkey Lady Costume

This is my son, Jake. We live in San Antonio and everyone who lives here knows of the local Urban Legand, The Donkey Lady who lives under a bridge and terrorizes anyone who comes near the bridge. The story days that she was burned and resembles a creature that is half human, half donkey. We … Read more

Totally Tasty In-N-Out Family

Totally Tasty In-N-Out Family

This is our completely homemade family costumes, except for the In-n-out hats! We have 2 1/2-year-old twin boys, so I wanted to have a coordinating costume for both of them, I decided on a hamburger and fries, because I love food!  Also they were milk and cookies last year, so we continued the food theme … Read more

Rocket Batplane Wheelchair Costume

Rocket Batplane Wheelchair Costume

This is my son, he is 8 years old, has cerebral palsy so he is confined to a wheelchair. I wanted him to be like the other kids for one night so I wanted t create a costume that “hid: his wheelchair. I used three boards to make the frame, two card board boxes, lots of … Read more

Coolest Angler Fish in a Aquarium Costume

Coolest Angler Fish in a Aquarium Costume

My son, Blake, asked to be a fish tank for Halloween this year. He is a fish hobbyist. He has a 55 gallon fish tank in his room that he loves dearly! I’m sure that is where his idea came from. The Angler Fish was inspired from the movie, “Finding Nemo”. We decided he was … Read more

DIY Super Hero Family Costumes

DIY Super Hero Family Costumes

This one took a lot of work. Most of the little ones were done with sweat suits. They were bought a size larger so that the bottom waist could be removed, then fitted to be more tight. These super heros need to be warm! Black widow was merely a black shirt and black skinny jeans. … Read more

Creepy Fortune Teller Costume

Creepy Fortune Teller Costume

So I started looking at Fortune Teller ideas online, I wanted to be live and Interactive and scary looking all at the same time. About a month before I went to local hardware store and bought all the wood I needed, plywood and decorative molding, wheels for the bottom of the booth to make it mobile since … Read more

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Our two year old has been obsessed with the movie and characters of frozen for about a year (what toddler girl isn’t).  Mommy has a little creative bone and a little extra time while we move into a temporary home until ours is ready (yea right!!) but couldn’t help herself create this magical moment. Mommy … Read more

Our Inside Out Family Costumes

Our Inside Out Family Costumes

It all started with how we chose to use this movie as our family theme this year. My neighbor had taken her children to see Inside Out at the theatre and texted me while there. “Has anyone been following you around for the past year to learn your persona? Because you are in this movie!” I laughed, … Read more

Aquatic Family Life Costumes

Aquatic Family Life Costumes

My 3 year old daughter Mazie was very specific and unwavering  in what she wanted our costumes to be this year: jellyfish for her, octopus for baby brother Julian, sting ray for mom and shark for daddy. No one can establish their opinion quite as firmly as a 3 year old. Perhaps we’ve been spending … Read more

Toddler Tornado Costume

Toddler Tornado Costume

My four-year-old son, Landon is obsessed with tornados. He wanted to be one for Halloween. Nowhere can you buy something like this so we made it ourselves. We started with dark grey felt, and then came up with a shape to sew. We make a cone shape with pants. Then we used bunting for clouds … Read more

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

I always make costumes for my children and each year I try to top the year before….that’s getting harder and harder to do…lol.  Since my girls are now all teenagers, only my youngest wanted a fully awesome costume made by me. But…this year I have a cool new job as a stage manager for a … Read more

Cute Jellyfish Costume

Cute Jellyfish Costume

My three year old daughter Mazie was very specific and unwavering in what she wanted our costumes to be this year: jellyfish for her, octopus for baby brother Julian, sting ray for mom and shark for daddy. No one can establish their opinion quite as firmly as a three year old. Perhaps we’ve been spending too much time … Read more

Creepy Costume Idea: The Final “Mascaraed”

Creepy Costume Idea: The Final "Mascaraed"

I sway into the Mascaraed ball in my red and black gown feeling beautiful. I feel graceful in my three inch heels as I glide on the dance floor; My mask firmly in my hand. Everyone cheers me and my date as we end our dance. I’ve waited for this moment my whole life; and … Read more

Kids Couple Costume: Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra

Kids Couple Costume: Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra

I wanted to dress up my kids (ages 3 and 5) as a couple, but have them be something unique, that I have not seen kids dressed as. So, I began looking around the house. I have Old Hollywood photos on the wall, which gave me the idea. I began with my daughter, I had … Read more

Awesome DIY Reptilian Alien Costume

Awesome DIY Reptilian Alien Costume

So I never wanted to be something normal and boring so I decided to make my costume that way it’ll be original. I wanted to be a reptile but I wanted to be an alien too because you can make up anything when being a alien. I started watching horror movies and collecting ideas from … Read more

Scarlett Johansson Costume in Under the Skin

Scarlett Johansson Costume in Under the Skin

I decided to go as Scarlett Johansson from the film Under the Skin by Jonathan Glazer. A very obscure reference that I knew would not be recognised by most, I knew that at least the costume would be creepy if nothing else. And what else is Halloween for if not for scares? I chose this … Read more

Mask Movie Couple Costume: Rocky and Rusty Dennis

Mask Movie Couple Costume: Rocky and Rusty Dennis

My husband has always loved the movie Mask. We have often talked about what a cool Halloween costume this would make. Although for years we put it off because it seemed too difficult to achieve. We always go all out for Halloween. I have become pretty handy with makeup and other costume items so I … Read more

Best Fetty Wap Costume

Best Fetty Wap Costume

Fetty Wap has had an outstanding year. He had 4 top songs in the Billboard Top 10 at the same time. This year for Halloween, I wanted to be Fetty Wap because I knew he would be a memorable costume. No one would think to be Fetty Wap because how can you temporarily mess up … Read more