Coolest Homemade Gene Simmons and Kiss Group Costumes

Homemade Gene Simmons and Kiss Group Costumes

I’ve been a long time KISS fan and have created many Homemade Gene Simmons and Kiss Group Costumes over the years. My little brother and I, along with a couple of friends, used to put on fake KISS concerts when we were kids for the neighborhood where we lived. However, I think this year’s costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Richard Simmons Halloween Costume

Homemade Richard Simmons Halloween Costume

My 11 year old son really lived the character of this Homemade Richard Simmons Halloween Costume and made it super fab! He had an absolute ball playing the part of Richard Simmons. I bought red/white striped material($5) and a friend made the shorts in a couple of hours. The wig I purchased at K-Mart ($3); … Read more

Coolest Homemade Zombie Bob Ross Costume

Homemade Zombie Bob Ross Costume

This Homemade Zombie Bob Ross Costume was for my husband and was very simple to put together. I just bought the right colored shirt and pants at the second hand store. I hacked it up with a steak knife, added some fake blood, and dirt stains using eye shadow and make up. The flash washed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr T Baby Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mr T Baby Halloween Costume Idea

I pity da fool who wastes money on store-bought costumes like a sucka! The A-Team was my and my husband’s favorite TV show as kids. I worshiped B.A. “Bad Attitude” Baracus in a manner most of my friends reserved for Debbie Gibson and NKOTB. So when our first child’s first Halloween came around, we were … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rob Zombie Costume

Homemade Rob Zombie Costume

I bought most of the clothes for this Rob Zombie Costume from a Value village then airbrushed the pinstripes and other designs on them and the hat. I made the cane from a real hairstyling head, a broomstick and a little plastic skull from the dollar store.

Coolest DIY Lady Gaga Costume from MTV Music Video Awards

Homemade Lady Gaga Costume

I decided to mimic a Lady Gaga Costume from the outfit Lady Gaga wore to last year’s MTV music video awards. She wore her hair curly and her red lace dress covered her face and had a cape. It also had a tall medieval looking crown. I bought nude fabric and sewed it in a … Read more

Cool Homemade Baby Elvis Costume

Homemade Baby Elvis Costume

I wanted an original costume for my 4 month old daughter for her first Halloween. I wanted to take advantage of her full head of hair and her beautiful eyes. I decided to make her a Homemade Baby Elvis Costume. Materials: thread and needle 3-6 month long sleeve white sleeper onesie with the zipper that … Read more

Coolest Baby Gaga Costume

Baby Gaga Costume

When I was deciding on what my one year old should be for Halloween this year, I wanted her to be something I knew was original. So why not Lady GaGa? So to start her Baby GaGa costume I took a onesie and cut one sleeve off at the shoulder seam, then cut the other … Read more

Coolest Barack and Michelle Obama Couple Costume

Homemade Barack and Michelle Obama Couple Costume

I always tell my 10 year old that he could be a young Barack (because of his ears) so the current President of the United States seemed like the perfect costume for him. My daughter, who is 6, coincidentally made a great little Michelle. My daughter’s outfit was pretty simple, I bought her a little … Read more

Coolest Billy Mays Costume

Homemade Billy Mays Costume

I decided to dress up as Billy Mays a year ago, Halloween 2008. I got the idea channel surfing into the wee hours of the night and stumbling across numerous infomercials starring the one and only Billy Mays. The Billy Mays Costume is quite simple. The only thing that was required is that manly grizzly … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carmen Miranda Halloween Costume

Homemade Carmen Miranda Halloween Costume

This Homemade Carmen Miranda Halloween Costume was fun to make. Most people today, I imagine, do not even know who Carmen Miranda was! First, I went shopping for all kinds of fruit and bright material. I took an old lime green top and sewed layers of bright material onto a piece of material and then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shaquille O’Neal Costume

Homemade Shaquille O'Neal Costume

Last year I decided that I need to top all of my previous costumes but had no clue how. First I wondered how to change my appearance so I wouldn’t be too recognizable to my friends. I thought maybe I could be taller. So I went with that idea. Then I said to my self, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Guns N Roses Halloween Costume

Homemade Guns N Roses Halloween Costume

My sister and I decided to be Axle and Slash from Guns and Roses. She’s wearing a wig that we braided with a big bandana, I teased my hair to no end, bought a fake cigarette and a bunch of metal bracelets from the dollar stores. We both wore Gun’s n Rose’s T-Shirts, add leather … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gene, Paul and Ace from KISS Kids Costume

Homemade Gene, Paul and Ace from KISS  Kids Costume

Here are our homemade Gene, Paul and Ace from KISS costumes for Kids. My kids won contests in our hometown and in a Radio Disney contest in our capital with hundreds of contestants. Here’s what I did for this Homemade Gene, Paul and Ace from KISS Kids Costume: Gene – I took a belt and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lady Gaga Bubbles Costume

Homemade Lady Gaga Bubbles Costume

I love Lady Gaga and her crazy fashion so I wanted to make the best Lady Gaga costume ever. I took the idea for my costume by mixing accessories from her Poker Face album cover, the disco bracelet, gloves, and disco mask with the bubble outfit that she wears in her Cherry Tree Sessions live … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beheaded Marie Antoinette Costume

Homemade Beheaded Marie Antoinette Costume

This Beheaded Marie Antoinette Halloween costume had, I discovered, already been done by others. There were plenty of ideas/photos posted online, but I wanted to take it a few steps further. I watched numerous tutorials and researched photos online to come up with the final product. The shoulders were formed from clay. The clay was … Read more

Coolest Mr. T Homemade Halloween Costume

Mr. T Homemade Halloween Costume

I cut my old BDU (Battle Dress Uniform) top at the mid section and made it ruff edge to give the “just torn for war” look. The gold medal on the top is supposed to act as my rank, I only rank in gold FOO! The rank is actually my wife’s gold played lipstick case … Read more

Coolest DIY Taylor Swift Costume

Homemade DIY Taylor Swift Costume

This Halloween I made a DIY Taylor Swift Costume. I bought a summer dress, blond curly wig, necklace, bracelets, got a friend to do my makeup, drew 13 on my hand , and made the guitar right from scratch with cardboard. For the guitar I used tape and glue, then spray painted it black and … Read more

Elvis Costume

This is my son Donovan dressed as “Little E”. My mother-in-law’s friend made this Elvis costume and cape and found the belt at a thrift store. We put washable black dye in his already thick curly hair and tah-da….you have Elvis! Total Spent: $20