Cool Handmade Peacock Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume

I used an old cocktail dress from a cruise when I was in High school. Bought some peacock feathers from a friend who’s father had a peacock farm, made a broch, sewed some of the feathers to the bottom of the dress, put some up in my hair as the “tail” and glued one over … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peacock Girl Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock Girl Halloween Costume

My daughter wanted to be a peacock princess for Halloween. I ordered 50+ peacock feathers from eBay and hot-glued them to a folding hand fan. I sandwiched the fan between two pieces of cardboard and hot-glued some straps to the cardboard so she could wear it as a back pack.

Coolest Girl’s Peacock Costume

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My daughter wanted to be a Peacock for Halloween, but all of the costumes available were either dresses or skirts with tails that hang off of your shoulders (like fairy wings). She did not want that – she wanted to look like the bird! So we sewed up a Girl’s Peacock Costume with royal blue … Read more

Cool Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume Idea

I got the Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume Idea because I have always loved peacock feathers. I am a bartender at a sports bar and Halloween is a very busy time for us and we always dress to impress. I saw a beautiful peacock costume online for about $300.00 and thought to myself, “I know I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pirate and Parrot Costume

Homemade Pirate and Parrot Costume

Pirates and parrots go together like peas and carrots. Well, sometimes they do, other times they fight like cats and dogs (or at least at my house). Although not used for Halloween, my boys dressed as a pirate and parrot for a costume contest (the boys finished in the pairs contest). The pirate was sewn … Read more

Coolest Homemade Owl Costume

Coolest Homemade Owl Costume Ideas

I couldn’t find an owl costume to fit my newborn so I made one! I sewed feathers on the arms and around the neck of a white onesie and put her in white tights with little brown ballet slippers built-in (from the Gap). I then took a white cap (the onesie and the cap were … Read more

Dog Costumes

This type of costume is and easy crowd pleaser!! All this outfit needs is about 10 dollars and a little cute munchkin. All you do is buy a white sweat suit, and color black dots on it, I used old white Keds and painted them too. I used an old stuffed animal and cut off … Read more

Parrot Costume

I’ve wanted to dress up like a pirate for years. Now that I have a child I had the perfect excuse! I decided that she would be my parrot so for her parrot costume I first bought a red one piece outfit on EBay. Then I bought coordinating felt in four colors. I created a … Read more

Coolest Jewel from Rio Bird Costume

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This year, my daughter wanted to be Jewel, the girl blue macaw from the movie “Rio.” I love making my kids’ Halloween costumes, so I was definitely up for the challenge! To make Jewel’s head, I used a pattern that I had from my daughter’s costume last year, when she was a pink flamingo (she … Read more