Homemade Jack Skellington Toddler Costume

Homemade Jack Skellington Toddler Costume

My daughter is two and a half, and this year would be her first time really trick or treating. When I asked what she wanted to be for Halloween, she said “JACK!”( from the nightmare before Christmas-> her favorite movie, she watches it everyday) so naturally, I started trying to find a costume online. I … Read more

Amazing Jack Skellington Nightmare Before Christmas Costume

Amazing Jack Skellington Nightmare Before Christmas Costume

I have always loved the Nightmare Before Christmas! I know there are many fans of the movie and over the years, have seen some great costumes. At the same time there are some pretty cheap ones you can buy which just don’t do justice. Five years ago, I saw a great Jack Skellington costume walking … Read more

Coolest DIY Oogie Boogie Costume

Coolest DIY Oogie Boogie Costume

Our 8 year old daughter decided she wanted to be Oogie Boogie from Nightmare before Christmas this year. Of course this is not  a costume you can find online or in stores – SO I knew I needed to get to work. I purchased burlap, hobby wire, black & brown embroidery floss, black yarn and … Read more

Cool Sally and Jack Skellington Child’s Couple Costume

Cool Sally and Jack Skellington Child's Couple Costume

I have always enjoyed the movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Just so happens so do my kids! So I decided to make my son Jack. I had been looking from material for awhile and never found anything I liked for Jack Skellington. I finally found the perfect one online and ordered way too much. lol. … Read more

Amazing Jack Skellington Costume for a Boy

Amazing Jack Skellington Costume for a Boy

My son absolutely loves the movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” We watch the movie at least once a week, sometimes up to three times in just one day! So of course He decided he wanted to be Jack Skellington for Halloween. I looked everywhere and was unable to find a costume to purchase, so I … Read more

Cool Jack and Sally Siblings Costume

Cool Jack and Sally Siblings Costume

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday because I get be creative and the kids really like to challenge me to see if I can pull it off.  This year I suggested that they be Jack and Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas and they loved the idea.  So now, off to work. The patchwork … Read more

Jack and Sally Kids Costume

Jack and Sally Kids Costume

This was my first time attempting to make a costume. And because I have 2 kids..I wanted the costumes to complement each other. I was surprised when both my kids told me they wanted to be none other than Jack Skellington..Now they’d been watching the movie almost every day a month before Halloween. I just … Read more

Authentic Handmade Sally Costume

Authentic Handmade Sally Costume

My mom made this Sally costume using hand-dyed colored burlap from Fabric on a Whim.  She hand-cut the patches, sewed them on and used black thread to stitch it to an old dress I had that was kind of stretchy.  She used dark purple and brown Sharpie brush tip markers to draw patterns on the … Read more

The Coolest Jack Skellington and Zero Costume

My son wanted to be Jack Skellington this year and wanted to make his own costume. My son is four so I knew I was in for a treat with doing most of the work. But I didn’t mind at all we are very crafty people.  I started looking up on how to make Jacks … Read more

Cool Homemade Sally Costume (and Crocheted Jack Accessories)

Cool Homemade Sally Costume (and Crocheted Jack Accessories)

My daughter wanted to be Sally from Nightmare before Christmas this year for  Halloween.  Not wanting to spend $50 on an outfit that honestly was going  to fall apart before the end of the night, we set out to make our own.  We  went to JoAnn’s and picked out 14 fat quarters at $1 a … Read more

Cool Jack Skellington Homemade Mask and Costume

Cool Jack Skellington Homemade Mask and Costume

Ok, so this year i wanted to be something completley different from the things i have done in the past. after looking online at different costumes and ideas, i brought it upon myself to tackle making a full Jack Skellington costume. First of all i started off with a regular beach ball, covered it in … Read more

Jack and Sally Skelington with Awesome Makeup Details

Jack and Sally Skelington with Awesome Makeup Details

Sally’s dress is made up of stitched patchwork felt pieces and embellished with puffy paint patterns. Jack’s suit is accessorized with his signature bat tie made of felt, white puffy paint and wiring to hold the ‘wings’ out. The real homemade magic of these costumes was our makeup details!

Coolest Homemade Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas Costume

Coolest Homemade Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas Costume

My daughter won best costume at her Anime Club with this Sally costume. My aunt sewed the dress, but I did the rest. The tights were dyed blued with Koolaid, and the arms are the tops of men’s long socks, also dyed with Koolaid. I used a black sharpie marker to draw on the stitches. … Read more

Homemade Jack and Sally Halloween Couple Costume

Homemade Jack and Sally Halloween Couple Costume

This is what my boyfriend and me wore for Halloween last year. We got loads of compliments and my boyfriend even won first prize for his. Sally Costume: The Sally costume started out as a long floral patterned top. I then watched The Nightmare Before Christmas a few times and then worked out the general … Read more

Cool DIY Jack Skellington Costume

Coolest Jack Skellington Costume

My son is obsessed with the Nightmare before Christmas movie. Obsessed!! It has been his favorite movie since he was 3. So when I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween, I should not have been surprised when he announced Jack Skellington. Little did I know this costume would become my obsession over the course … Read more

Homemade Jack Skellington Halloween Costume for a Boy

Homemade Jack Skellington Halloween Costume for a Boy

Our Jack costume came about with my second to oldest 11 year old son going to Disney land this summer and coming back obsessed with Jack. So naturally when Halloween came around he asked his father for a Jack costume. We waited with anticipation for the box but, when we opened it there was the … Read more

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Family Halloween Costume

SO WE WERE GOING TO DISNEYLAND FOR HALLOWEEN NIGHT AND WE WANTED TO MAKEHISSTROLLERINTOSOMETHING SO WE DECIDED ON  THE NIGHMAREBEFORECHRISTMAS A

We were going to Disneyland for Halloween night and we wanted to make his stroller into something so we decided on the Nightmare Before Christmas and his stroller would soon be transformed into the Mayers car complete with flashing lights, interior exterior lights,”zero” the dog floating along the car, lit up a speaker coming out the … Read more

Great Mom and Child Couple Costume: Jack and Sally

This year my son wanted to be jack skellington from nightmare before christmas.  For his costume I bought super cheap ($1.50 yard) black and whi

This year my son wanted to be Jack Skellington from Nightmare before Christmas.  For his costume I bought super cheap ($1.50 yard) black and white striped fabric.  I sewed simple elastic pants and then used a jacket as a pattern to make his coat, adding the tails and lapels.  His bow tie is hot glue, … Read more

Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Costume

So for once I wanted to make a totally different costume. I usually get into creepy costumes with contacts. BUT unfortunatly my contacts ripped *and

So for once I wanted to make a totally different costume. I usually get into creepy costumes with contacts. BUT unfortunately my contacts ripped *and they are prescribed*. I had to come up with some new. Well I got this idea for a Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween costume one day searching online for make … Read more

Homemade Glowing Oogie Boogie Costume

Homemade Glowing Oogie Boogie Costume

I have been wanting to make an Oogie Boogie costume since I one, fell in love with the Nightmare Before Christmas, and two, realized that the only commercially available costume was hideous!  I finally set my mind to doing a glowing Oogie Boogie costume this year and I think it came out alright.  I used … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack the Pumpkin King Halloween Costume

He is four, and his favorite movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas…. It's Halloween time, so he wants to be Jack the Pumpkin King, of cours

He is four, and his favorite movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas. It’s Halloween time, so he wants to be Jack the Pumpkin King, of course! How can we say no to that? Well, we couldn’t, and we nearly ran out of time figuring this one out! But, we did it, and here’s how we … Read more