Funniest Female Parrot Costume

Funniest Female Parrot Costume

I started out by buying two pieces of thick red paper to cut my parrot wings out of. I bought a pack of blue, green, red, and yellow feathers to put on my skirt. I bought the same colors of felt. I bought ten pieces of each. Also I bought a pack of stretchy red … Read more

Colorful Macaw Bird Costume

Colorful Macaw Bird Costume

Our daughter loves birds, especially Macaws. So, she wanted to be a Macaw for Halloween. First, we went to Hobby Lobby to buy red, green, yellow and blue feathers and boas. We found a mask to make the face. I bought a piece of yellow felt and cut it into a triangle to make the … Read more

Pretty DIY Peacock Costume Idea

Pretty Homemade Peacock Costume

Well, I was determined for whatever reason to have an epic Halloween celebration this year. I was also determined to WIN a contest. Between my husband and my daughter cheering me on as I prepared a month in advance, I KNEW I had this one in the bag;) I bought my feathers from eBay. For … Read more

Cool Giraffe Costume on Stilts

Cool Giraffe Costume on Stilts

This year I wanted to be a giraffe, so I began about two weeks before Halloween. I began with using chicken wire as the base of my neck and head. I began with the head first, by bending the wire and tying  it to shape the head portion, then shaped the ears and antler as separate pieces … Read more

Coolest Parrot and Porcupine Costumes

Coolest Parrot and Porcupine Costumes

Once upon a time, there was this seemingly innocent website called Pinterest. Now, if you were to casually peruse aforementioned website, you would find some of the most amazing ideas you have ever seen. These amazing ideas will be followed my seemingly overly simple instructions to make the amazing creation that has piqued your interest. … Read more

Penguin and Toucan Costumes: Birds of a Feather in all Kinds of Weather

Penguin and Toucan Costumes: Birds of a Feather in all Kinds of Weather

Every Halloween I have fun taking on new costume challenges.  My daughters wanted to go as a penguin and a toucan for Halloween this year.  We named the penguin Twiggles because the tail would “twiggle” back and forth as she walked, and we called the toucan Jewel.  These birds are unlikely companions.   They won local … Read more

Easy Chicken Costume that Everyone Loves

Easy Chicken Costume that Everyone Loves

After thinking long and hard about a Halloween costume for my almost two year old baby, my stepdaughter sent me a picture of a baby dressed as a chicken. I immediately fell in love with it and said “that is what I want”. I said “where can I buy this outfit?” My stepdaughter said “I … Read more

Kia Soul Hamsters Group Halloween Costume

Kia Soul Hamsters Group Halloween Costume

This halloween three of my very good friends of mine decided that we would dress up as the Kia Soul and the three hamsters. We were inspired by the very popular Kia Soul commercials that we have grown to love over time from seeing them on tv so often. They are hilarious. These costumes are … Read more

Last Minute Button Buck Costume

Last Minute Button Buck Costume

I love going hunting with my dad and being our family is very involved with hunting I decided to make a costume out of it. Instead of going as the hunter I thought I would put my makeup skills to use and some of the branches you can buy at Walmart. I bought some flower … Read more

Pretty Rio Blue Macaw Costume

Pretty Rio Blue Macaw Costume

My nephew told me one day that I should be Blue from the Disney movie Rio. I’m a dancer so I got the inspiration from Rio Carnival – love the colors and they themes. I use yarn because I crochet. I also used Christmas ornaments, dollar store products, rhinestones and feathers plus glitter. I  started … Read more

A Chicken So Realistic, She Almost Laid an Egg!

A Chicken So Realistic, She Almost Laid an Egg!

“That chicken costume is amazing! Where did you get it?” a woman came up to me and said as my four year old daughter, Irie, and I made our way to the end of the line of costumed children at elementary school parking lot. The event was “Trunk-or-Treat,” an annual event held just before dusk … Read more

Cute No-Sew Giraffe Costume

Cute No-Sew Giraffe Costume

I made this giraffe costume for my 10-year-old daughter mostly out of recycled cardboard, hot glue, quilt batting, and felt. I made a “skull” from strips of cardboard bent and glued together and then covered with quilt batting and felt. The neck and back were similar, with a larger piece of cardboard scored and rolled … Read more

Pretty as a Peacock Child Costume

Pretty as a Peacock Child Costume

My daughter, Aleah loves animals and anything fancy! When she saw a peacock princess costume in a magazine, she declared that this year she would be a peacock. Ready to purchase the item, I heard her exclaim: “With real feathers!” We then searched the internet and came up with some possible costume ideas that included … Read more

Cute Mom and Baby Costume: Koala in Eucalyptus Tree!

Cute Mom and Baby Costume: Koala in Eucalyptus Tree!

Rylan, my son, is five months old. This being his first Halloween ever, I of course wanted to go above and beyond for our costumes. When I was growing up, our family made every Holiday so magical, fun, and memorable. I’m so happy that I now get to do the same for my son! My … Read more

Nice Peacock Costume

Nice Peacock Costume

I bought my blue corset online from corsetchick.com it was one of the cheaper ones I could find, it was around $25 The tutu came from Walmart I found in the little girls dance section, it was very see through so I wore a black pencil skirt I had under it. The feathers was obviously … Read more

Last-Minute Cat and Laser Pointer Couple Costume

Last-Minute Cat and Laser Pointer Couple Costume

We got invited to a Halloween party an hour before we needed to be there and as usual did not have costumes prepared! Heather decided to go as a black cat. She converted her lion ears from the previous year’s Cowardly Lioness costume into cat ears. She did so by safety pinning them near the … Read more

Cute Newborn Sleepy Owl Costume

Cute Newborn Sleepy Owl Costume

Halloween is my favorite time of the year and I love getting creative and making my own costumes. This year, I was pregnant with my first child and due on October 28, so I wasn’t sure if I would spend Halloween in the hospital or not. My daughter, Cadence, arrived a few days early, on … Read more

Cool Couple Costume Idea: Zebras in Noah’s Ark

Cool Couple Costume Idea: Zebras in Noah's Ark

My daughter and her friend bought zebra pajamas at the store.  Then they found out that our church was having a costume contest, but only one person could win, so they decided to make a Noah’s Ark with themselves inside. We took cardboard boxes and shaped them like an ark.  We used a little box … Read more

Optical Illusion Bunny in Magician Hat Costumes

Optical Illusion Bunny in Magician Hat Costumes

These Bunny in Magician Hat costumes were completely handmade. The bunny outfits were made from white fleece and only 1/2 to waist where the hat rim was. We glued cardboard to the fleece to make it flat for the bottom of the bunny feet. We then glued pink felt cut in shape of paw bottoms, … Read more

Original Grumpy Cat in his Condo Costume

Original Grumpy Cat in his Condo Costume

My cat’s who are named “Boots” and “Socks” love to play and sleep in their cat condo ever since I brought it home to them from Walmart.  They feel safe and protected when they are inside.  Upon looking at the weather for Halloween the Monday prior, I noticed that it had a high chance of … Read more

Lovely Homemade Toddler Peacock Costume

Lovely Homemade Toddler Peacock Costume

I used tulle to make a long dress and attached it to an elastic band. The instructions how to do this are easy and found on YouTube. I then wrapped teal ribbon around the top of the dress in order to hide the elastic. I attached some peacock feathers to a hair bow and hot … Read more

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

We wanted to dress our horses up for Halloween and had a couple individual costume ideas floating around, but one day I was browsing facebook and a friend had taken a “What should you be for halloween?” quiz, out of boredom I took it too and my result was “Mario Kart” with a photo of … Read more

Little Bo Peep and Her Horsey Sheep Costumes

Little Bo Peep and Her Horsey Sheep Costumes

Every year we compete in a fun little local Halloween Horse Show, the prizes are just ribbons but everyone really gets into it and it is an absolute blast! This year we went the extra mile and got a HUGE reaction from our costume! Everyone laughed, Ooooo’ed and awed and just had plain fun! Sometimes … Read more

Amazing Taxidermy Animal Heads Funny Group Costume

Amazing Taxidermy Animal Heads Funny Group Costume

I’m crazy about Halloween!  I love it all, but top priority for me is always the costume.  This year, I did a funny group costume and couldn’t be happier with the results!  The idea came to me in August, I’ve been recruiting and crafting since! The idea was simple–hunter’s trophy wall of animal heads–but the … Read more