Cutest Magician and Rabbit in a Top Hat Couples Costume

Cutest Magician and Rabbit in a Top Hat Couples Costume

My boyfriend and I decided to be a magician and a rabbit in a top hat this year! We thought it was a unique and cute couple costume, and we wanted it to be something that wasn’t too difficult to create. For the top hat, I just purchased several sheets of poster board, and glued … Read more

Cheap Shabby Chic Girl’s Owl Witch Costume

Cheap Shabby Chic Girl's Owl Witch Costume

My middle child has been obsessed with owls lately, so of course she wanted to be one for Halloween. Owl costumes are not too hard to find for little kids, but I wanted her to look unique and a little glamorous. I already had a dress that went to a witch costume that had been … Read more

Sultry Snake with Realistic Snake Scales Body Paint

Sultry

Hello, my name is Jessica . For Halloween this Year I was a Sultry Snake. To start off thinking what I wanted to be, I knew I wanted to be something creative and unique. I was entering a costume contest and was determined to get BEST female costume. I choose the snake, because I knew … Read more

Gorgeous Girl’s Peacock Costume

My oldest daughter, who is 9 years old, loves peacocks. So it was no surprise when she told me that she wanted to be a peacock for Halloween this year. I began looking on Etsy and online for peacock costumes, but I was disappointed with what I found. Everything that I found that looked cool was … Read more

Beautiful Homemade Sexy Plus-Size Peacock Costume

Halloween event!

This was my very first homemade Halloween costume, and I think it was a huge hit! I decided, after a quick Google search for inspiration, to be a peacock for Halloween, and it turned out to be the best costume I’ve ever worn! So let me start with one disclaimer, just because it was homemade, … Read more

Mascot-Style Flying Squirrel Costume

Mascot-Style Flying Squirrel Costume

“A flying squirrel? Why on earth did you pick a flying squirrel?” That’s all I heard on Halloween. But really, why aren’t flying squirrels a more popular Halloween costume choice? Cute ears, fluffy tail, and winged arms…what more can you want out of a costume? And I figured that if I was going to be … Read more

Pre-Historic Terror Bird Costume

Pre-Historic Terror Bird Costume

My son had been studying pre-historic animals in his class at school and wanted to be one for Halloween. So, I said something really stupid to him like, “Honey, I’ll make you whatever costume you want, as long as you can show me a picture of it.” (Remember, this generation of children are masters of finding anything on … Read more

Terrific (and Troublesome!) Terror Bird Costume

Terrific (and Troublesome!) Terror Bird Costume

My boys are unique.  They love animals.  And while they like some things other boys like (Doesn’t every boy go through a “dinosaur” phase?) they also like to investigate obscure animals that most of us have never considered before.  When other kids his age liked spiders and beetles, my son (at 3-years-old) decided that his … Read more

Homemade Peacock Costume with a Creative Twist

Homemade Peacock Costume with a Creative Twist

I decided to be a peacock with a creative twist. I bought tule,3 yrds of each, (0.80 per yrd)white &(1.20 per yrd) green and tied them to a piece of (0.79 per yrd) gauze material. that became my tutu. I used a old corset top and hot glued 3 bags of (1.99 ea) blue, white and … Read more

Magician and White Rabbit Couple Halloween Costume

Magician and White Rabbit Couple Halloween Costume

My brother and I always try and go as something together, to all the Halloween parties. This year we wanted to think completely outside of your traditional “couple” costumes, like the Prince/Princess, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, or the Superheroes. After days of trying to come up with something, we finally thought of being The Magician … Read more

Peacock Costume Designed by a 7 Year Old Girl

Peacock Costume Designed by a 7 Year Old Girl

My daughter told me she wanted to be a peacock for Halloween.  I was excited because it was a unique costume that she came up with all by herself.  She designed the whole thing and I made it for her.  On Halloween she got a lot of compliments on the beauty of it and the … Read more

Parrot Costume Inspired by “How I Met Your Mother” Episode

Parrot Costume Inspired by "How I Met Your Mother" Episode

After seeing the Halloween episode of “How I Met Your Mother” where Lily wears a parrot costume, I quickly decided I wanted to make my own, because who doesn’t like feathers? (I’m pretty sure I may have been a drag queen in a past life …) Speaking of, one of my drag queen friends was … Read more

Amazing Peacock Costume – Entirely Homemade!

The Best Ladies Proud Peacock Costume!

I decided to go for a peacock costume idea this year for Halloween. I was inspired by Linda’s costume on this website.  Her peacock costume looked so amazing and I had to give it a try. I bought the peacock feathers on eBay over the course of a year.  Yes, I know, sounds crazy but I … Read more

Beautiful Homeamde Peacock Costume for a Girl

Beautiful Homeamde Peacock Costume for a Girl

My daughter and I put this costume together ourselves.  Items : 2 sets of fairy wings…peacock feathers…Hot glue gun…Hot glue…3 single tutus…mask…gems. We hot glued the 3 tutus; which we picked up at Walmart for .99 each.  Then we cut off the straps of one of the fairy wings. We also purchased the fairy wings … Read more

Majestic Peacock Costume

Majestic Peacock Costume

At my house we have 11 peacocks.  I have been extremely fascinated with them FOREVER!  I didn’t think of using the feathers for anything until graduation came around and we could decorate our caps.  I decided to use the peacocks feathers.  After that was finished I thought it would be quite sweet if I could … Read more

Family of Sheep Costumes

Family of Sheep Costumes

This is very simple costume. You will need some patience and a lot of cotton wool. And the result is soft, gentle, wooly, fluffy sheep. Baaa Sheep Family How To Make For the base, you could use a old white shirt with the hood or you can sew something similar from the old bed sheet, … Read more

Croaking Frogs Family Halloween Costume

Croaking Frogs Family Halloween Costume

My friends (all Moms like me) and myself decided to make this fabolous costumes for our kids, and for ourselves, too! Nobody  had recognized us ;) Frog Costume How To Make We used 2 cm thick foam, green and red pigment, and this disposable overalls that we bought in paint store, made out of some … Read more

Flock of Flamingos Girl Group Costume

Flock of Flamingos Girl Group Costume

We make our costumes every year, for 2013 we decided to try Flamingos.  This was a really fun costume to make, it was time consuming but fairly inexpensive. We purchased our masks from Hobby Lobby, and then cut glitter foam in pink and black for our beaks, started adding feathers to the mask with hot … Read more

Baby Bird Costume

Baby Bird Costume

This is my 10 month old daughter Joni! Since the day she was born she always reminded us of a “baby bird” so her nickname “J Bird” instantly stuck with the entire family! I knew I wanted her to be a bird for Halloween but just couldn’t find any store bought costumes that were good … Read more

Elegant Madam Peacock Costume

Elegant Madam Peacock Costume

For the past four years I have wanted to make a peacock costume.  I researched the internet for peacock costumes, I looked at real peacocks and this year I finally made my peacock costume. First I purchased a prom dress from a local thrift store in midnight blue as my starting point, cost $7.50.  I purchased some beaded trim and … Read more