Coolest DIY Batman Penguin Costume for a Child

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Costume Inspiration From Tim Burton’s Batman Movies Last year HBO was constantly playing the Tim Burton Batman movies. So, naturally, my son got into them. While we were watching them he suggested that he wanted to be Batman for Halloween. I said what about a villain, you never see the kids dressing up as them. … Read more

Awesome Homemade Harley Quinn Halloween Costume

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Homemade Costume Inspiration Sitting in our small room, my sister and I listened to the echoes from the television mixed with the slow drone of the Xbox. Playing our favorite Batman themed video game had become a habit for us. As she watched me navigate The Caped Crusader over a common thug and sucker punch … Read more

Adorably Evil Joker Costume

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We bought a medium scrub top to make the nurse dress, printed out a vote for Dent sticker for the uniform, and used makeup and green hairspray. This costume is easy to do and made him one cool Joker. Our son wanted to be Joker and it went along with his brother’s costumes, his little … Read more

Super Realistic Zombie Poison Ivy and Zombie Riddler Costumes

By the time Halloween 2016 rolled around, I had been wanting to be Poison Ivy for a few years. And I finally did it - threefold. I had purchased a go

By the time Halloween 2016 rolled around, I had been wanting to be Poison Ivy for a few years. And I finally did it – threefold. I had purchased a gorgeous (and expensive) PVC corset/superhero underwear set in 2014 and planned on wearing that. But…I didn’t make it… I always make my costume. I had … Read more

Cool The Joker Costume

Cool The Joker Costume

After watching Suicide Squad with my family,  Aiden decided he wanted to be the Joker for his Halloween costume. We have always loved doing homemade costumes, so we were We have always loved doing homemade costumes, so we were excited about this new opportunity. We studied the Suicide Squad Joker and tried to capture his … Read more

Super Easy Harley Quinn Costume

Super Easy Harley Quinn Costume

After seeing Suicide Squad back in August I completely fell in love with Harley Quinn’s look. Her mismatch bunches and quirky eye makeup looked great and I thought it would be a really quick and easy costume for Halloween this year. The first hurdle was the hair. I was not about to dye my hair, … Read more

DIY Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Costume

DIY Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Costume

I have been making the bat for a year now so I could get all the writing right. Used screenshots. Used bat sanded it down, then paint and stencils and sharpies. Used sharpies on hair extensions and curled with curling iron. Painted gold on jacket sleeves and hot glued on gold trim. Used homemade tattoos … Read more

Cool DIY Poison Ivy Costume

My daughter Kaylie. I came up with the idea because our family was going to do the Bad Guy villain theme. I sprayed her hair red. I made the boots by painting them with green paint then green glitter. I also hot glue gunned leaves to the boots. I made her shirt by cutting out … Read more

Cosplay Inspired Harley Quinn and Robin Toddler Costumes

Cosplay Inspired Harley Quinn and Robin Toddler Costumes

Harley Quinn and Robin Costumes for Toddlers that didn’t look cheap or cheesy were hard to come by in 2014 without dropping a ton of money.  These patterns were drafted using basic top and leggings patterns with custom measurements for each of my children. My daughter was 2yrs old but the size of 12-18 months … Read more

Quest for the Armored Bat Suit

Quest for the Armored Bat Suit

My love for Batman, Halo 3 character Master Chief, and the ability to transform into any character, inspired me enter the world of cosplay. In my beginning years my father joined in my crafting and it became a bonding time for the two of us. My father has since passed away and now I look … Read more

Batman Villains Family Costume Theme

Batman Villains Family Costume Theme

My oldest daughter is the one who started the batman villain theme. She is 8 years old and loves all the old batman movies. She chose poison ivy as her costume and that just triggered the rest of the family into dressing up too. I wanted to try and stick as close as possible to … Read more

The Joker Costume – Alive and Well

The Joker Costume - Alive and Well

So this halloween my kids decided I should go as the joker and nothing else. So thinking about it made it seem like a too simple easy costume,few splashes of face paint and your done…personally im not that type of guy to take the easy way about it. So I decided I needed to be … Read more

Trick And Treat Scary Halloween Clowns

Trick And Treat Scary Halloween Clowns

The costumes for Trick And Treat were imagined by my wife Ana Conlin.  We took off the shelf items and molded them to what we wanted for a look.  for instance the neckwear on Treat (green clown) is a child tutu with blue and greens balls we glued to it.  the costumes are off the … Read more

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

Of course I had to be Harley Quinn for Halloween this year! I love her as a character because she is crazy and fun. With the suicide squad movie coming out next year, I dressed as her to show my excitement! However I chose a look more similar to the comics than to the movie. … Read more

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

My costume was Harley Quinn. I researched her character for awhile before starting on her and channeling my character for the big night. She’s a playful person who’s in love with the Joker despite their many shortcomings. Not to mention the fact he repeatedly tried to kill her, but she always falls back in love … Read more

Women’s Riddler Costume

Women's Riddler Costume

My best friend was having a superhero bachelorette Party in Vegas. I wanted something more accurate then the ones they sell at the store. For this women’s Riddler costume I ended up ordering a men’s blazer and turned it into a vest. I got the hat and added question marks to the vest and hat … Read more

Arkham Asylum: Scarecrow Costume

Arkham Asylum: Scarecrow Costume

I wanted to try my hand a creating a decent Scarecrow from the Batman Arkham Asylum games. I started with stripping the leather from 3 different leather couches. I wanted to keep the build as low cost as possible. The mask is made using Crayola model magic and bandages that I had painted on using a … Read more

Catwoman Costume in Downtown

Catwoman Costume in Downtown

The actual Catwoman costume costs over $50! So instead, I wore a pair of everyday-wear black leather leggings and a corset to match. The gun holster was supposed to be for my whip, but it wasn’t able to hold it so it’s going to hold my keys and my phone instead on Halloween night. My … Read more

Kid Huntress Batgirl Costume

Kid Huntress Batgirl Costume

I made this for my daughter for Halloween, she was so excited to be a part of what I do. I made her suit out of 5 mm foam and detailed it with a hot knife and rivets. So, I was making a suit for my son and she had no idea of what she … Read more

Batman Two-Face Costume and Makeup

Batman Two-Face Costume and Makeup

I made this Two Face costume based on the Batman animated series. It was inspired by Billy Dee Williams portrayal of the character in the 1989 classic Batman directed by Tim Burton. I’ve always been a fan of the criminal villain. He is my favorite from the rogues alley. His design is unique and there … Read more

Awesome Homemade Batgirl Costume

Awesome Homemade Batgirl Costume

I spent a long time in spotlight looking for the right material for this Batgirl costume. I wanted a leather feel for my cape, which I cut into the bat shape. I already had a leather dress which I sewed the bat symbol onto, and I even had made a yellow belt with the bat … Read more

Best Homemade Riddler and Two Face Couples Costume!

Best Homemade Riddler and Two Face Couples Costume!

I wanted to be something different this year so after going through a lot of ideas I finally came up with one I had never seen anyone do. The Riddler and Two Face. I love Batman (and Jim Carrey hence the Batman Forever look I was going for) and knew Two Face would be the … Read more

Homemade Super Cheap Joker Costume

Homemade Super Cheap Joker Costume

Every year our school where I work at picks a theme for the year. This year we choose Superheroes. The teachers and staff wore different costumes based on superheroes, comics, and even villains. I choose the Joker. He is one of my favorite villains. I went searching the thrift stores and found every single piece … Read more

Crazy Adorable Harley Quinn Costume

Crazy Adorable Harley Quinn Costume

Here’s how I made my Harleyy Quinn Costume. I’ll start from the top! I got the wig from a store on ebay called pengshuai2012. It came down but I put it into pigtails since that’s how Harley wears her hair. The makeup is Mehron brand, it’s theatrical quality makeup I got from a store called … Read more