Dog Costumes

Dog costumes are so cute! With this costume my son won 1st prize at his school. I dressed him in brown pants and t-shirt that he already owned. Next, I made a hood with ears that attached at the neck with Velcro. A grosgrain ribbon was added for the collar. I put a little black … Read more

Monkey Costumes

I was shopping online for a monkey costume for my 11 month old. I fell in love with the Tom Arma Monkey and bought it on Ebay for almost $80.00. When I got it in the mail and opened it, it was nothing like the picture on the package and made so cheap. I decided … Read more

Coolest Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume Idea

I love the show ‘How I Met Your Mother’ so when I saw the episode where Lily dressed as a Parrot I decided I had to go with the homemade parrot Halloween costume idea and be a parrot for Halloween 2010. I started by purchasing feather boas from a website that sold them at wholesale … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Costume Idea

Homemade Peacock Costume Idea

This homemade peacock costume idea was very simple, and looked fabulous all it took was a Styrofoam ball, some peacock feathers, glue, and plenty of make up!

Coolest Peacock DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock DIY Halloween Costume

This Homemade Peacock DIY Halloween Costume was actually inspired by some fake eye lashes that I bought last Halloween. I saw them and immediately thought peacock, so all year long I was thinking about doing this costume. The only problem I had was that I knew I would be wearing it at work and would … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Child Costume

Homemade Peacock Child Costume

Each year my child challenges me with a new costume idea. This year after a trip to the zoo she decided that she must be a PEACOCK! So off I went to figure out how to turn her into the beautiful bird. To mimic the birds bright blue body I purchased a body suit and … Read more

Coolest Handmade Zebra Costume

Homemade Handmade Zebra Costume

I work at an Elementary School and our theme was “Wild About Reading” so I created a Homemade Handmade Zebra Costume to go with my friend who was a giraffe. I used a zebra mask from an online store, a black wig, zebra eye makeup purchased from a local retailer, black tights, a black long … Read more

Impressive DIY Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

Well, I don’t believe there is a more beautiful, exotic animal on this earth than the colorful and flamboyant Peacock! So, I thought…what a great costume idea! I got online and went crazy buying tons of “CRUELTY FREE” peacock feathers, and hit up the craft stores for other fake feathers. I just bought a padded … Read more

Coolest Rock-A-Billy Goat Costume

Coolest Rock-A-Billy Goat Costume

This Rock-A-Billy Goat Costume was a last minute creation that was inspired by stuff we just had kicking around… mainly a old leather jacket and a bag of angora goat hair. Although not intended to be a scary costume, the reaction we got trick or treating was generally …respectful terror. Obviously the bulk of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Chicken Costume

Homemade Baby Chicken Costume

It’s my nine month old son’s first Halloween, so I just had to make his first costume. He has such a big personality and the brightest eyes I’ve ever known so I wanted to create something that would showcase his face. I searched the internet and came across this homemade baby chicken costume on…wait for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flamingo Halloween Costume

Homemade Flamingo Halloween Costume

I got this idea for a Homemade Flamingo Halloween Costume from a parrot costume but for me the parrot wasn’t absurd enough. I decided to play off my own natural attributes (be long and gangley) and opted to make a flamingo. I work at a fabric store and we had this awesome pink fabric that … Read more

Cool Parrot Costume

Homemade Parrot Costume

My girlfriends and I love to theme our costumes together every year. This year we thought of doing Jungle Animals. Right away I thought of a Parrot. Well, turns out, they all backed out on me. I still ran with the Homemade Parrot Costume idea. I got a red petticoat and sewed 4 layers of … Read more