Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Homemade Groot Costume

For my homemade Groot costume, I used pipe insulation tubs for the body and gym mat flooring that I carved with a hot knife for the chest pieces. I used over 140 full size glue sticks to attach the pipe insulation tubes. I soaked tissue paper in white glue and applied to the tubes for … Read more

Awesome DIY Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

This year i wanted to do something big… and what’s bigger than Groot? Hours after inception of this wonderful idea i was at the hardware store buying copious amounts of insulation foam (I’m talking as much as I could physically carry!) Once I got home I began digging through my drawers for some sacrificial pants … Read more

Earth-Made Groot Costume

Earth-Made Groot Costume

Every Halloween I make a homemade costume for myself and any of my boys that request one. I’ve done it since I was a little kid. Last year, my boy asked me to make him a costume that required stilts. I wanted to utilize the stilts again for this year’s costume and waited for an … Read more

Coolest Ever 100% Homemade Groot Costume!

Coolest Ever 100% Homemade Groot Costume!

In July I started probing my husband about what we wanted to do for Halloween. Yes it was July because I know that we tend to put more effort into Halloween costumes than we should and we tend to procrastinate. His response? He wanted to make Groot.  Groot! from Guardians of the Galaxy, which would … Read more

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

I always make costumes for my children and each year I try to top the year before….that’s getting harder and harder to do…lol.  Since my girls are now all teenagers, only my youngest wanted a fully awesome costume made by me. But…this year I have a cool new job as a stage manager for a … Read more

Cool Groot Costume

Cool Groot Costume

I started with a sweat shirt, sweat pants and pair of slip on shoes. I then took pipe insulation and cut it into small strips these I used to create the roots and branches. I began gluing them to the clothing to create the appearance of Groot. Then I cut up rubber gym mats and … Read more

Amazing 8′ Tall Homemade Groot Costume

Amazing 8' Tall Homemade Groot Costume

I came up with the idea while watching the movie Guardians of the Galaxy. I instantly was drawn to the character Groot, as he was big in presence but had charisma, and loved how his eyes captivated you. I liked all of the elements that created him, and how they were all visually stunning. It … Read more

Super Cool Groot Costume for an 11yr Old Boy

Super Cool Groot Costume for an 11yr Old Boy

My son asked me to make him a Groot costume after seeing Guardians of the Galaxy. I started searching through Google of Groot cosplay for ideas on how to make this costume. I found a few good ideas and started from there. The supplies I bought: under armor shirt an pants from Goodwill, foam pipe … Read more

One of a Kind Homemade Groot Costume

One of a Kind Homemade Groot Costume

This is by far the biggest Halloween project I’ve ever undertaken. I gave myself over six weeks to finish it, and didn’t put the final touches on until the day of Halloween. I always try to make my own costume, but it’s usually pretty simple. This year, my son wanted to go as Rocket Raccoon … Read more

Amazing Homemade Groot Costume

Amazing Homemade Groot Costume

I started making my own costumes a few years ago, when I realized that to stand-out I couldn’t just go buy something off the rack. I never thought of myself as a creative person, but I started experimenting with different materials and kind of got addicted. Each year I’ve tried to find a topic or … Read more

How to Make a Groot Mask for Under $10

How to Make a Groot Mask for Under $10

Groot is the lovable protector in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Since my last name is De Groot, I had to find a way to be him for the holiday! But there were no Groot adult costumes anywhere in stores, so I had to make it. I wore this outfit out for a large … Read more

Awesome Baby Groot Costume for a Grown Woman

Awesome Baby Groot Costume for a Grown Woman

After watching Guardians of the Galaxy and seeing Baby Groot dancing in the last scene, I knew I wanted to create my own Baby Groot costume for Halloween. With two hula hoops, some ivy and a white painter sheet from a dollar store, as well as brown packing paper and some cardboard, the vision came … Read more

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

I was looking for a way to challenge myself by creating something out of this world. The Groot costume idea came to me as a challenge. My peers said I would not be able to re-create such an intense character before halloween. There was a lot of trial and error with this costume since there … Read more

Baby Groovin’ Groot Costume

Baby Groovin' Groot Costume

Groot is ready to rock the night away.  This is the second Groot costume I have made this month. The first one was an all paper version. This one is a child size costume and made from duct tape. It cost more money to make than the paper costume, but it should hold up for … Read more

Groovin’ Groot Costume

Groovin' Groot Costume

Baby Groot is getting down to an Awesome Mix of tunes. For awhile, I have wanted to try making a paper costume. I bought a large roll of brown paper from the home improvement store and a large bottle of white glue.  I wanted to make a simplified version of Groot that the average crafter could afford to … Read more

Easiest S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Colsen Halloween Costume

Easiest S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Colsen Halloween Costume

My boys and I love Halloween! We usually have our costumes figured out by May :-) But this year my 7 yr old just couldn’t decided what he wanted to be. His 3 brothers had all decided on costumes that would take some work on my part. So I have to admit I was not … Read more