Coolest Mermaid Woman’s Costume

Coolest Mermaid Woman's Costume

I have searched online for a cool realistic looking Mermaid Woman’s Costume for years and after finding nothing FOR YEARS I decided I would go ahead and make one! I used a lot of shiny blues, greens, yellows and any ocean colors I could find. I used parts of old dresses that I got from … Read more

Original Homemade Ursula Costume

Homemade Ursula Costume

I bought a wig and some purple body paint for hair and face. I bought a dress from the Goodwill store for the base and a purple long sleeve so I din’t have to paint my arms. I bought black and purple material and sewed them together. I fliped them inside out so the pretty … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume

Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume

This Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume was my costume a few years ago. I made it by buying a mermaid style wedding dress and it in half to just use the skirt. I spray painted the white dress with 4 colors of blue and green. I cut hundreds of tiny “scales” out of colorful and shiny … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Costume

Coolest Mermaid Costume 30

I decided to be a mermaid this year, I love making my costumes. This one took me a lot longer than any others I have made but it turned out exactly how I imagined. Here is step by step the best I can tell you how I made it. A lot was trial and error … Read more

Awesome Hand-Crafted Ursula Costume

Homemade Ursula Costume

I had been wanting to do an Ursula costume forever. This is my version of it! The tentacles are sort of a belt that I wore all night and stuffed with basic poly fill. There is a wire in each tentacle so that I can bend it. There are a few layers of tulle underneath … Read more

Coolest Blue Mermaid Costume

Homemade Blue Mermaid Costume

This Blue Mermaid Costume is my third mermaid costume creation. Three kinds of fabric were used: stretchy bathing suit material for the lower torso, glowing blue raw silk for the tail, and irradescent material for the bra. The bra is easy: make a tube of fabric, pleat the center and Velcro the two ends together … Read more

Cool Homemade Mermaid Costume

Homemade Mermaid Costume

With this Homemade Mermaid Costume I cut strips of fabric in all the colors of the rainbow for the scales and finished the edges with fabric glue. I used a stretchy fitted skirt underneath to sew it to. I wanted my legs to be water so I have blue waves on my shows with sequence … Read more

Coolest Ursula Sea Witch Costume

Homemade Ursula Sea Witch Costume

Happy Halloween! I wanted to be Ursua the Sea Witch becasue she is one of the most bad a$$ women villians ever! I gave her a edgier look for night time use and a more covered look for the kids! DAY LOOK INCLUDED HANDMADE CLAY SHELL NECKLACE made from modeling clay and spray painted gold. … Read more

Cool Homemade Little Mermaid Costume

Homemade Little Mermaid Costume

Makinzi is 6 years old and a dreamer. She wanted to be a LITTLE MERMAID for Halloween. The problem with store-bought mermaid costumes is that the tail restricts movement so we decided on a Homemade Little Mermaid Costume. I made her tail fin from 6 in strips of overlapping twill. This allowed her to move … Read more

Coolest Mermaid and “Merman” Couple Costume

Homemade Mermaid and "Merman" Couple Costume

For years my boyfriend Brady and I have brainstormed costume ideas and I have always created them. This year…MERMAIDS! Well, I was a mermaid and he was a merman, but not just any merman. We decided to make things interesting and create a “manmer” of sorts. Top half fish, bottom part human. Not only did … Read more

Coolest Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

Homemade Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

I started my Homemade Ursula The Sea Witch Costume from a simple black corset and hoop skirt. I built the ocean skirt with blue fabric and different color streamer fabric pieces that were attached to the blue skirt. The tentacles I made with black fabric that would match the corset and look like one piece … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mermaid Optical Illusion Costume

Homemade Mermaid Optical Illusion Costume

I first thought of this costume on 2nd November 2008. I wanted something that combined scary, sexy, big and original; mermaids and pirates immediately came to mind. I therefore created this homemade Mermaid Optical Illusion costume. My upper body was that of a mermaid, and my lower half was that of a pirate. For the … Read more

Coolest Girl’s Mermaid Costume

Homemade Girl's Mermaid Costume

This Homemade Girl’s Mermaid Costume was made for my five year old daughter who is absolutely in love with mermaids. It was a pattern that we tweaked a little bit, and we tailored it to fit her just right. I worked on it day and night, for two weeks straight, with the help of my … Read more

Awesome Homemade Ursula the Sea Witch Costume

Coolest Ursula the Sea Witch Costume (with Ariel)

Becoming a Sea Witch was not a walk in the park. Transforming my male counterparts into a voluptuous, 8 legged octopus was amazing. Starting with pool flotation noodles, I reinforced holes with metal washers. This prevented the zip ties from tearing through the noodle when attached to a leather belt later. Using black tights, I … Read more

Cute DIY Mermaid Costume

Homemade Mermaid Costume

With this Homemade Mermaid Costume, I really wanted to create something unique, something that was not like the typical mermaid costumes. I started by making a long spaghetti strap sheath dress–(you can also just purchase one at a thrift store). Mine was made of deep blue stretch velvet. I then used several different colors and … Read more

Coolest Baby Mermaid Costume

Homemade Baby Mermaid Costume

This is my five month old daughter, Ember, our baby mermaid! My husband and I dressed up as fishermen, straight off of Truman Lake in Missouri, and we caught ourselves this freshwater mermaid! We got the idea because ever since her first bath, this baby loves the water. Swimming, splashing, floating, playing, she loves it. … Read more

Coolest Little Mermaid in a Wheelchair Halloween Costume

Little Mermaid in a Wheelchair Halloween Costume

My daughter, Heidi, has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. One thing she really loves to do is dress up at Halloween time. She goes to a dance for disabled people, a church Halloween party, family parties and she dresses up for work. For 2 years I thought about making her a Little Mermaid … Read more

Coolest Little Mermaid Costume

Sebastian the Crab (Little Mermaid)

My friend Alex and I wanted to be dressed as Ariel and Prince Eric from the Little Mermaid, but then I realized that Prince Eric’s would not have been very recognizable, and honestly, he lacked some personality. So my sister came up with the idea of Sebastian the crab; indeed, it would probably come out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mermaid Girl Costume

Homemade Mermaid Girl Costume

My 3-year old daughter, egged on by Dora the Explorer, wanted a Homemade Mermaid Girl Costume. Apart from the obvious problem of making a tail that a little girl can run & climb in, I also didn’t want her to be going outside the house in a top that looked like a bra. For the … Read more

Little Mermaid Costume

For this Little Mermaid Costume you will need blue training bra or bathing suit top, two iron on sea shell patches (or make your own), about two yards shimmer blue fabric, one yard different fabric to contrast fins, thin batting to make fins “poofy” and realistic one zipper for back. Make the fin trunk like … Read more