Rocking Junior Elvis Costume

Rocking Junior Elvis Costume

My name is Nancy and I’m a big fan of Elvis Presley. My older son is also a big fan of Elvis, so he asked me to sew him an Elvis costume for Halloween, an Elvis jumpsuit to be exact. He chose the dark blue one and all of the accessories. I started work on … Read more

Coolest Mini Gene Simmons Costume

Coolest Mini Gene Simmons Costume

We watch Gene Simmons Family Jewels reruns with our nine year old daughter. In the past, she has been princesses and Draculaura for Halloween. When we asked her this year, she told she wanted to be “The Demon” from Kiss. Um, okay. So I went online to see how we might go about making a … Read more

DIY Happy Birthday Mr. President Costume

DIY Happy Birthday Mr. President Costume

I decided to do a birthday theme this year since we were going to a party on Nov. 1st (My boyfriend’s birthday). I always go all out for Halloween and this year his only wish was that I “please don’t have a mustache”. So when I asked myself, “what is semi-sexy and birthday related?” The … Read more

Beautiful Marie Antoinette Costume for a 5-year old Girl

Beautiful Marie Antoinette Costume for a 5-year old Girl

My 5 year old daughter loves princesses and accessories.  We decided together to go a different route since every other little girl will be in a Disney inspired costume. After looking at tons and tons of pictures, she settled on Marie Antoinette.  We wanted to keep it clean since she is only 5. I am … Read more

Katy Perry Roar Costume for a Girl

Katy Perry Roar Costume for a Girl

This costume started as a totally different idea, so this is how it ended like it is. It all started with a local contest in which kids participate by age group and there is also a category for dogs (super cute!), for that purpose, we decided to made a homemade costume, which initially was though … Read more

Bob Ross and His Happy Trees Couple Costume

Bob Ross and His Happy Trees Couple Costume

For starters, who doesn’t love Bob Ross? Everyone across multiple generations loves Bob Ross. He brought laughter and warmth into homes around the country and taught many how to paint happy trees. The idea came to me after seeing someone dressed up as a Picasso painting on a canvas last year. I naturally tried to … Read more

Cute Ginger Spice Toddler Costume

Cute Ginger Spice Toddler Costume

My two year old daughter is a feisty little red head. I wanted to capture that adorable spirit in her Halloween costume this year. So, I researched “famous red heads.” When I saw, “Ginger Spice” on the list – I knew that was the perfect costume! I tried to find the costume online to no avail. … Read more

Cool Jay Z and Beyonce Couple Costume

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This costume was thrown together with $70 of last minute purchases. The JayZ t-shirt ordered from amazon $30, microphone and fishnet stockings/gloves and fake gold chains from local Halloween store. The JayZ beanie black sunglasses, black pants and boots were something that i already had Beyonce’s mask was cut from a fishnet stocking and the … Read more

Sexy Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake Couples Costume

Sexy Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake Couples Costume

I made this costume for a date party but it took some time. I started off with a regular blue jean dress and then got 2 different pairs of jeans that were different colors and a jean skirt. I did the entire thing with fabric glue so that’s why it was tricky because it took … Read more

Mini Toddler Andy Warhol Costume

Mini Toddler Andy Warhol Costume

We had some play glasses that my son Briton, three years old at the time, would wear around the house and every time he put them on, we thought he looked like a mini-Andy Warhol! So I thought “what a cool and funny idea for a costume!” This is How I Created this Mini Toddler … Read more

Fauxrrell Williams Costume for a “Happy” Halloween!

Fauxrrell Williams Costume for a "Happy" Halloween!

After Pharrell Williams appearance at the Grammys this past year, I used Photoshop to put his famous “hat” on my head and other friends and even a large rubber duck, to make people laugh and be “happy” at the sight.  What a great reaction from friends and followers – so I thought I’d bring back … Read more

Cute George Washington Costume for a Boy

Cute George Washington Costume for a Boy

Our five year old son decided that he wanted to be George Washington for Halloween. My mother whipped this costume up with largely thrifted items, such as the wool coat which she cut down and added embelishments and the buckle shoes (she added the buckles to regular black shoes). We went to Central Park to … Read more

Most Outrageous Michael Jackson Mask and Thriller Costume EVER!

Most Outrageous Michael Jackson Mask and Thriller Costume EVER!

I’ve been wanting to make a Michael Jackson costume for a while now, mainly because of the Thriller jacket (Who didn’t want to own one back in the day?!), so I finally tackled it this year! I started off with a quick sketch of Michael to get his proportions correct. Started the sculpting process until … Read more

Gene Simmons KISS Biker Costume

Gene Simmons KISS Biker Costume

I have always been a rocker at heart and an especially BIG fan of KISS. So when I was invited to a last minute Halloween party, I knew this was the costume for me! For accessories, I went to the local Halloween Express. purchased the wig, skull belt, fingerless gloves, and 2 skull rings. The … Read more

Brianna and Cody as Bonnie and Clyde Couple Costume

Brianna and Cody as Bonnie and Clyde Couple Costume

My boyfriend Cody an I watched the movie Bonnie and Clyde and fell in love. It was such a interesting and fun movie to watch and so we decided to recreate the characters as our halloween costumes. We only spent $27.00 at our local goodwill and bought every piece to our costume. We put our … Read more

Cool Homemade Katy Perry Costume for a Girl

Cool Homemade Katy Perry Costume for a Girl

This Katy Perry costume was one my daughter and I made for the Katy Perry Prismatic concert. It was a recreation of one of Katy’s performance outfits. My daughter felt like a little celebrity with all the ooh’s and ahhh’s and attention she was getting. First we took a trip to our local Hobby Lobby … Read more

Adorable DIY Baby Frida Kahlo Costume

Adorable DIY Baby Frida Kahlo Costume

This costume was pretty easy to put together.  The hardest part was finding an authentic Mexican dress for my 10 month old daughter.  I initially asked my grandma if she could bring one back from Mexico, but she wasn’t able to. I eventually found one on Amazon from Leo’s imports for $21.99. Size 1 fit … Read more

Headless Marie Antionette Costume

Headless Marie Antionette Costume

This headless Marie Antionette costume was so much fun. I started with a dress that was cheap and looked like something she would wear. Then I cut a hole through it right in the bodice area. I added material for length. I glued the little dress to a plastic mannequin form and then stuffed the … Read more

Homemade Jimi Hendrix Costume for a Boy

Homemade Jimi Hendrix Costume for a Boy

I wanted to make an awesome costume for my 2 year old son before he grew up and wanted a cheesy super hero costume from walmart. I spent less then $20 on items i didn’t already own for this. His jeans were bought second hand and we already had them. Chucks were bought at Target, … Read more

Sexy Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

Sexy Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

I made this Lady Gaga meat dress costume because I wanted something completely different. I don’t know what made me think of the meat dress, but I thought that it would be nice to go out and not have another person wearing the same thing as me. So, I started looking. It’s not all that … Read more

Easy LMFAO and Kat Von D Couple Costume

Easy LMFAO and Kat Von D Couple Costume

Its not Exactly a couples costume, however the party theme was Celebrities.  My husband and I are very cheap and hate spending money on Costumes.  We had a very small budget and a few wigs at the house. My Husband Spray Painted  “I’m Sexy and I know it ” on  his  recycled undershirt and wore some Zebra … Read more

Epic Mom and Son Costume: Cheech and Chong

Epic Mom and Son Costume: Cheech and Chong

Every year I dress up with my son. Last year we were buzz lightyear and woody. This year is epic though. For the last two month I’ve been convincing my four year old how cool we could be as Cheech and Chong. From showing him pictures, pieces of Up In Smoke, and dancing to low … Read more

Last Minute Betsey Johnson Costume

Last Minute Betsey Johnson Costume

It is safe to say that Betsey Johnson is one of my style icons. Fortunately I have many of her pieces in my personal wardrobe. I used a striped dress from Target that was about $10. Next, I bought a colorful tutu from a costume shop for $12. I cut my old wig that I … Read more

Coolest All-Girls Group Costume Idea: The Madonnas!

Coolest All-Girls Group Costume Idea: The Madonnas!

This is probably the best group costume that I have ever been a part of. We all love Madonna so we decided that we would each be one of her signature looks Material girl, Like a Virgin, Express Yourself, Don’t Tell Me, then we added in The Original Madonna for fun. The costumes were a … Read more