Coolest Homemade Great Horned Owl Costume

Homemade Great Horned Owl Costume

We love Halloween and don’t believe in buying costumes, so this year we put our imaginations to work. I have a two year old, so going super scary was out of the question. This Great Horned Owl costume was handmade in one, very long night. The mask was made with recycled cereal boxes, paper mache, … Read more

Coolest Female Zebra Costume

Coolest Female Zebra Costume 10

Hi! My name is Alanna Kendall and ever since I can remember I’ve been obsessed with Halloween… well obsessed with getting dressed up and costumes actually. To date my homemade zebra costume has been my favorite. I truly enjoyed putting it together and being a Zebra at the Annual NYC Halloween Parade and going clubbing … 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

Coolest Homemade Bird Costume

Homemade Bird Costume

This Homemade Bird Costume took about 8 months to make. I started with a plain white bustier, a tablecloth, and a huge white sweatshirt. The table cloth served as a base for my wings, which I then covered with felt and sweatshirt “feather” cut outs (most of these were either sequined or dipped in glitter.) … Read more

Coolest Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume

Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume

I got this idea for a Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume from my daughter’s super cute red-eyed tree frog stuffed animal. I sew, but I realize that so many people don’t. You don’t have to go out and spend a fortune on a costume. You can just make one at home. Here is my … 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 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

Cute Hand-Crafted Peacock Costume Inspired by Audrina Patridge

Homemade Peacock Costume

This Homemade Peacock Costume was inspired by Audrina Patridge off “The Hills” on MTV. The top is a corset top that was originally ivory colored dyed with polyester fabric to the perfect green color. I bought the feathers off eBay (about 50) and used them on the front and the tail. The bottom is a … 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 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 Zebra Costume

Homemade Zebra Costume

I was looking for an adult zebra costume that was cute, semi-flattering and did not fall into the “sexy zebra” category – I’m not sure when Halloween turned into such a “sexy” holiday… My mama (who sews) helped me make this costume the afternoon of Halloween and it turned out great! (She does however suggest … Read more

Creative Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume

After a recent trip to our local botanical gardens, I was inspired to make a peacock costume. I took my inspiration from the great peacock costumes already on this website, and from the peacock costumes you can buy. I wanted something to make the tail stay up, so I got some foam. I cut it … Read more