Cockatoo Parrot Costume

Cockatoo Parrot Costume

I was inspired to make this costume after owning three cockatoo parrots and collecting tons of their beautiful white feathers. Zeus, my 50 year old Umbrella Cockatoo passed away last June so I dedicated this costume to him! I marched in the NYC Village Halloween Parade whose theme coincidentally was “Winged Creatures”. All the costume … Read more

Babywearing Pirate and Parrot Costume

Babywearing Pirate and Parrot Costume

I had decided I wanted to do a pirate costume with my 10 month old as a parrot, but that costume idea is done a lot so I wanted something a little bit different. I like to wrap her on my back anyway, so I decided to make it look like the parrot was on … Read more

Perky Parrot Nation, Unique Parrots in Extravagant Costumes

Perky Parrot Nation, Unique Parrots in Extravagant Costumes

Most people downright stared at us when we waddled into a Halloween bash in downtown Detroit with floppy bird hats, feathered eyelashes, a multi- colored wrap around tail, a full red jumpsuit with feathers pouring out of our arms, legs, and tails. We met some other animal friends in the club (monkeys, penguins, etc) and … Read more

Parrot and Pirate Couple Costume

Parrot and Pirate Couple Costume

For Halloween this year I was a parrot!!! I have trouble getting my husband to dress up with me and I always like to do a family theme with my costumes. So finally he agreed on being a pirate (I guess that was simple/manly enough for him) and so by default I was a parrot! … Read more

Magnificent Blue Macaw Costume from Rio

Magnificent Blue Macaw Costume from Rio

My Niece loved the movie Rio and loved even more the Rio2 movie, so when I asked her what she wanted me to make her for her Halloween costume, her eyes were all for some version of the Blue Bird Jewls….She didnt just want ANY blue bird or parrot costume, she wanted to BE the … Read more

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

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

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

Cool Nigel Parrot Costume from the Movie Rio

Cool Nigel Parrot Costume from the Movie Rio

This is the first costume I have ever made. I have 2 little ones. A 7 month old boy, and a 4 year old girl. My girl wanted to be Nigel from the movie Rio for Halloween. I knew in order to really represent Nigel in all his glorious madness I would have to make … 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

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

I had so much fun making this costume. I pretty much went to every store I could until I had piece by piece (Thrift Stores, Goodwill, Joann’s Fabric, Hobby Lobby Michaels and every Halloween store I drove by). PIRATE: The white and reddish “belt” and the white “belt” around him are actually scarves.  The other … Read more

Cool Homemade Jewel from Rio Costume

Cool Homemade Jewel from Rio Costume

We love the movie Rio… Usually when I make a costume I start out by sketching my idea(s). In the case of this Rio costume I made sketches off of the movie. It took a lot of rewinding to get a good look at what Linda (Blue’s owner) was wearing. The costume had to be … Read more

Coolest Homemade Puffy Parrot Costume for a Toddler

Coolest Homemade Puffy Parrot Costume for a Toddler

For Halloween, I decided to theme our family as Pirates. My husband and I were dressed as pirates and our 2 year old son was the parrot. The costumes I found were very unoriginal and bland. I decided to take the costume into my own hands and had so much fun doing it!  The costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Blue Macaw Costume

Coolest Homemade Baby Blue Macaw Costume

My son Benjamin who is 19 months, has watched the movie Rio almost daily and sometimes 2-3 times a day since he was 6 months old. He loves the vivid colors of the birds and the music in the movie. We decided that with his love for the movie and the birds, he would go … Read more

Sexy Parakeet Homemade Halloween Costume

This year for my friends annual Halloween party I really wanted to be a bird. There was a two hundred dollar peacock costume I liked, but spending th

This year for my friend’s annual Halloween party I really wanted to be a bird. There was a two hundred dollar peacock costume I liked, but spending that much was out of the question. I usually make my own costumes so I decided to create my own bird costume this year. I decided to base … Read more

Coolest Blue Macaw (Jewel) Costume from the Movie Rio

My name is Kaila, I'm 8 years old and made this costume with my grandma and grandpa. First I cut the brim off my brothers baseball hat (he still doe

My name is Kaila, I’m 8 years old and made this Blue Macaw (Jewel) costume from the Movie Rio with my grandma and grandpa. First I cut the brim off my brother’s baseball hat (he still doesn’t know) and spray painted it blue. Then I took the handle off one of my brother’s plastic swords (ha, … Read more

Coolest Blue Macaw Parrot Costume

This is a blue Macaw Parrot Costume, Handmade by (Me) a stay at home mom and freelance artist
This costume is based around a blue tshirt layere

This is a blue Macaw Parrot Costume, handmade by (me) a stay at home mom and freelance artist This costume is based around a blue tshirt layered with cutout felt “feathers” and wings. My daughter is 6, so I bought a medium cotton t-shirt from the craft store to make the body of the costume, then I … Read more

Coolest Child Parrot Costume

My 2 ½ year old son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his Preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through

My son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through this website “Coolest homemade costumes” I got some great ideas and also executed it well. This is what I did for my child parrot costume. First, I bought a red t-shirt … Read more

Pretty DIY Parrot Costume

Coolest Parrot Costume

I made this parrot dress because I’ve admired the one Lily wears in Season 1 of How I Met Your Mother since it originally aired. I am rubbish at sewing so I bought a dress and covered it in feathers (which was messy but worth it!). I covered the bodice with individual green feathers and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scarlet Macaw Costume

Homemade Scarlet Macaw Costume

I made this homemade Scarlet Macaw costume for my daughter when she was 4. We have done homemade animal costumes for all of her Halloweens and have been on a bird theme for the past three years (see flamingo section for her 3 year old costume). I started with a leotard and added an entire … Read more

Coolest Blue And Jewel Macaw Costumes from Rio

Coolest Blue And Jewel Macaw Costumes from Rio 3

With the popularity of the movie Rio and how much every little one I know LOVES this movie and it’s characters, I decided to take my own “stab” at recreating them. Here are my versions of Blue And Jewel Macaw Costumes from Rio!! These costumes are great for the little kids out there. They are … Read more

Coolest Jewel from Rio Costume

Homemade Jewel from Rio Costume

My daughter wanted to be Jewel from the movie Rio, which is a blue macaw. I did not see any sold so I decided I’ll make my own Homemade Jewel from Rio Costume. I went to Joann’s fabrics and spent about $17. I purchased a periwinkle soft and comfy (I think that is what it … Read more