Best Homemade Jack Skellington Costume Ever Made

homemade jack skellington costume

My 6 year old son Braylon loves Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas. I looked at all the costume stores but not only was it unfairly priced, everything looked so cheap and the masks were terrible. I thought, “There is no reason I cant make this..and better!” My mom always made costumes for my brother … Read more

Cool Jack Skellington Costume

Coolest Jack Skellington Costume

My company had a Halloween themed party this year and I was so excited about it. My husband and I debated what we would be this year as he normally doesn’t like to dress up, but he saw my excitement and got into the spirit. Making the Jack Skellington costume After we came up with the idea for the … Read more

Oogie Boogie and Mayor Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Costumes

Oogie Boogie and Mayor Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Costumes

We didn’t start off with the intention of making Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween costumes. Originally the plan was to make Star Wars AT-ST two legged robot costumes out of cardboard, but then one thing led to another and we decided to recreate the infamous Oogie Boogie and the Mayor from the Nightmare Before Christmas. In … Read more

Cool Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

Cool Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

After I spent my first Halloween with my now husband, I knew I had hit the jackpot. I had found someone that loves Halloween as much as I do. Each year we try to out-do the year before. While we usually do something that is recognizable, we love doing costumes that remind us of our … Read more

Mini Jack and Sally Skellington Costumes

Mini Jack and Sally Skellington Costumes

These are my children Trinity (2) and Jordan (5)! Jacks head is made out of paper mâché and Sally’s dress and wig is hand stitched. I used hotglue, acrylic paints, puffy paint, yarn! The most difficult part had to be the Paper mâché because that head itself took 2 weeks! Originally got the idea off … Read more

Jack Skellington Sr. and Jack Skellington Jr Costumes

Jack Skellington Sr. and Jack Skellington Jr Costumes

Every year we dress up in some sort of them! Since we are a family of 6 it can get difficult to think of something where we can each dress up. This year we chose  Nightmare Before Christmas because I bought an inflatable last year that was perfect for the theme! I have four kids, … Read more

Original Costume Idea: The Dog Zero

Original Costume Idea: The Dog Zero

The Nightmare Before Christmas! It’s such a crazy, fun, theme isn’t it? We dressed up as a family, but here I am showcasing my daughter’s fabulous look that night! This costume took about 3-4 hours to make in total time, but it was worth every minute! Here is how I made it: I bought a … Read more

Oogie Boogie Halloween Costume

Oogie Boogie Halloween Costume

I got my idea of my costume from the of fair I seen the Oogie Boogie costume dare and I thought about it that would be a fun costume and I can make it better so you not. Every Halloween everybody want to be Jack skeleton or Sally for Halloween and Oogie is left out … Read more

Simple DIY Oogie Boogie Costume for Any Age

Simple DIY Oogie Boogie Costume for Any Age

This costume is going to be the easiest thing you can make for Halloween and may wear years to come. Items: Tons of burlap (you can buy it at home depo) Measuring tape Scissors Black marker Black Yarn Light Brown thread Yarn Needle Black Material Pipe cleaner or wire Glue gun You want to start … Read more

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Costume: Oogie Boogie

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Costume: Oogie Boogie

I made this cool Oogie Boogie Nightmare Before Christmas costume for my boyfriend for Halloween and we were really happy with it. A group of us decided to do Disney villains and he decided straight away he wanted to be Oogie Boogie from Nightmare before Christmas. The Nightmare Before Christmas costume took about 2 weeks … Read more

Realistic Sally Costume from The Nightmare Before Christmas

Realistic Sally Costume from The Nightmare Before Christmas

Ever since its release in 1993, The Nightmare Before Christmas has been my favorite movie. From the movie’s unique claymation style to the intriguingly bizarre storyline, this movie is well-known by most for good reason. Duplicating Sally’s image was definitely a challenge (that lasted many hours, especially mixing enough paint to cover my entire body … Read more

Lady Oogie Boogie Costume

Lady Oogie Boogie Costume

I’ve always love dressing up as villains, and what better villain to be than the iconic Oogie Boogie costume! “And if you aren’t shakin’ Then there’s something very wrong ‘Cause this may be the last time now that you hear the boogie song.” I wanted to do a feminine twist on the character so I knew … Read more

Awesome Nightmare Before Christmas Group Costume

Awesome Nightmare Before Christmas Group Costume

Like a snowflake tumbling down a hill, it gathers more snowflakes until it becomes a big beautiful snowball. Cosplaying The Nightmare Before Christmas started for us as a single snowflake. The love of cosplay began long after the love of the movie, it just seemed fitting that they become one someday. As little girls, dress … Read more

DIY Sally Costume from Nightmare Before Christmas

DIY Sally Costume from Nightmare Before Christmas

This Sally costume was originally a thrown together, not quite last minute Halloween costume. I loved it so much though, that the next year I put more work into it. I reworked parts of the dress, which literally was pieces of clothing and scrap fabric haphazardly sewn together. I used a comfortable Tee that was beginning … Read more

Great Nightmare Before Christmas Group Costume

Great Nightmare Before Christmas Group Costume

We always enjoy Halloween. This year we decided that we would do Nightmare Before Christmas and our son would be Sam from Trick r Treat I did Oogie Boogie (my Husband, Troy) first, he is really just a large stuffed pillow from burlap. I sewed the arms on and put foot holes in the bottom. … Read more

Homemade Halloweentown Sora Costume

Homemade Halloweentown Sora Costume

The would-be (if I ever had the time or money) cos-player in me approached this with a sense of… well let’s be honest, I put it off till the last possible second so that I had no choice but to approach with the sense of I gotta get this done!. My boyfriend is a big … Read more

Coolest Tim Burton’s Sally Costume

Coolest Tim Burton's Sally Costume

We always have a themed Halloween party at work and we REALLY get into it! This year’s theme was undead/living dead. And since I’m not very good a scary, I thought I’d do something cute. I immediately thought of Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas because she is such a recognizable (undead) character and wouldn’t require much … Read more

Coolest Oogie Boogie Costume and Baby Sally Doll

Coolest Oogie Boogie Costume and Baby Sally Doll

We named our daughter Sally, after the character in the ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’. My plan was to dress up in an Oogie Boogie costume and carry her around not only for Halloween, but a horror convention as well. My first problem was that there are very few homemade Oogie Boogie costumes to buy and the … Read more

Larger Than Life Jack Skellington Costume

Larger Than Life Jack Skellington Costume

This Jack Skellington costume is completely homemade. It took over four months of design and planning for one of my favorite screen characters of all time to come to life in a costume. It has always been a recurring thought of mine to do Jack every year. This year I was finally afforded with enough … Read more

Family Nightmare Before Christmas Costumes

Family Nightmare Before Christmas Costumes

Since my husband and I got married and had children, I have always wanted to do a group Halloween costume, and this year, I finally got my wish, family Nightmare Before Christmas costumes! It started out with my son wanting to be Jack Skellington and then my husband decided he wanted to be Oogie Boogie. … Read more

Family Nightmare Before Christmas Theme Baby Zero Costume

Family Nightmare Before Christmas Theme Baby Zero Costume

We needed a baby costume for our family Nightmare Before Christmas theme, so we decided to create a Baby Zero costume for our newest addition. Any cloth will work as a cloak. Sew red ribbon around neck for collar. Buy a plain white baby hoodie. Buy a Styrofoam cone and cut it in half. Hot glue … Read more

Death Can’t Part Us Skellington Costumes

Death Can't Part Us Skellington Costumes

How did we come up with this Mr. & Mrs. Skellington costume idea? A couple of years ago I was shopping for pumpkins at a local store. Carving pumpkin has always been one of my favorite activities for Halloween! As usual I was taking my time trying to find the perfect pumpkin for the design … Read more