Coolest Garbage Pail Kids Group Costume

Coolest Garbage Pail Kids Group Costume

I came up with the idea to do the Garbage Pail Kids costume as a throw-back to my childhood. I started building it, then spread the word among my friends until we had a group. I made all the wigs by sowing thick yarn onto matching beanies. The rest is pretty simple costume making. Basically, … Read more

Totally Gross Homemade Costume: Acne Amy POPS up on Halloween

Totally Gross Homemade Costume: Acne Amy POPS up on Halloween

I’ve always wanted to be a Garbage Pail Kid for Halloween. It’s a iconic symbol from my childhood and hey, they’re disgusting! When else do you get to be totally gross and really disturbing to look at? Also, I wanted people to be totally grossed out by the process. I got EXACTLY those results with … Read more

Great Group Costume for Halloween: Garbage Pail Kids 2012

Great Group Costume for Halloween: Garbage Pail Kids 2012: I had the idea one night to be a Garbage Pail Kid for Halloween.  I called my best friend to ask her if she wanted in on the idea and the next thing

I had the idea one night to be a Garbage Pail Kid for Halloween.  I called my best friend to ask her if she wanted in on the idea and the next thing I know there were six of us that were going as GPK’s.  Each person was responsible for finding their costume clothing and … Read more

Coolest Garbage Pail Kids Costumes

Homemade Garbage Pail Kids Costumes

As a throwback to our 1980s childhood, we dressed up as some of our favorite Garbage Pail Kids — Adam Bomb, Mixed-Up Mitch and Leakey Lindsey. The clothing was all sewn by hand using materials found at thrift stores & fabric. The props were made from scratch from items picked up at Home Depot. The … Read more