Coolest Girl’s Chickadee Costume

Homemade Girl's Chickadee Costume

My 6 year old daughter came to me and asked if for Halloween I would make her a “cute chick costume”. It took me a few minutes to understand she wanted to be a baby chicken. Then we started to research ideas that would work and be the best budget minded we could since I … Read more

Cutest Every DIY Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

Here are the details of how I put this Homemade Peacock Costume together: Body Suite: For the body suit I used a one piece body suit that unsnaps at the crotch area (makes it easier to go the the bathroom). I purchased real peacock feathers and just cut the end off so all I was … Read more

Coolest Do it Yourself Raccoon Halloween Costume

Do it Yourself Raccoon Halloween Costume

This year we decided to dress our boys up as raccoons for Halloween. So, first task in creating the do it yourself Raccoon Halloween costume was to search the internet and collect photos of raccoons to design a costume from. Everyone knows a raccoon has a striped tail and a mask, but I just wanted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fluffy White Chicken

Homemade Fluffy White Chicken

I bought around 12 white feather boas from the Dollar store and sewed them onto an old white tunic shirt of mine. Then the hat was made out of simple white fleece with a red crown, and had two boas sewn onto it as well. To sew them on, I used a combination of hand … Read more

Coolest Pink Flamingo Adult Costume

Coolest Pink Flamingo Adult Costume

I wanted to be a bird, but something semi-sexy and functional so I made this Pink Flamingo Adult Costume. The top and bottom are a pair of tights and running shirt. I took a feather boas, cut into a few sections and glued them to a pair of boxers. I cut some felt into a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

It was my wife’s idea to transform our daughter into a Parrot! We found a bright red feather boa and a red blouse to be used as the bodysuit part. We added two different colors, yellow and green, to the arms. To make the mask, we glued the feathers on, one by one, and I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume

Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume

I have wanted to be a peacock for the past few years but always waited until the last minute – and I didn’t want to do it unless I could do it right. I did this Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume in two days but I had to order the peacock feathers online two weeks out, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Costume for Child

Homemade Peacock Costume for Child

To create my daughter’s peacock costume, I hand-painted a basic long-sleeved tee with shimmery blues and decorated the collar with royal blue and teal jewels. To create the fan of feathers, I glued them with hot glue onto a paper plate, overlapping them as needed to create a full fan. This was then glued directly … Read more

Amazing Homemade Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

My inspiration for this Homemade Peacock Costume was Victoria’s Secret 2007 fashion show. Heidi Klum wore a giant silver snowflake, which opened up as she walked down the runway. I am also a huge bird lover.. macaws, parakeets, owls, crows… any cutie with feathers…oaaohh I just can’t explain! So I thought it would be perfect … Read more

Coolest Parrot Bird Costume Design

Homemade Parrot Bird Costume Design

I wanted something with tons and tons of feathers. While I was at the thrift store one day, I found a shell for a bird costume. I went to Hobby Lobby and added 3 multi colored boa feathers all over the head, body, and a longer tail. A pair of babylegs completed the look. All … Read more

Coolest Handmade Rainbow Bird Costume

Handmade Rainbow Bird Costume

My daughter wanted to be a Rainbow Bird Costume. After three years of princesses, I decided that I HAD to make it work. Since I could not buy one, I made it. I made a sort of cape thing, by cutting a half circle with the diameter equal to her outstretched arm length out of … Read more

Cool Homemade Cougar Costume for a Baby

Coolest Homemade Halloween Costume Patterns, Ideas and Photos

I sewed this costume from a Simplicity Sewing for Dummies pattern. I could not Halloween costume patterns on line. The costume options were a clown, tiger dog etc. I used the tiger pattern. It’s just a basic jumpsuit with booties and a hood plus cat ears and a tail. I made a cougar because we … Read more