Completely Homemade Jack Skellington Halloween Costume

Jack the Pumpkin King

The Jack Skellington Halloween costume is totally a home-made costume. I made the tie out of cardboard, fabric and paint. For the jacket I bought a used blazer and attached tattered coat tails on to it. For the pants I wore tight-fitting thermal athletic pants, making me appear taller and lankier. I wore a plain … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

Homemade Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

This Homemade Jack the Pumpkin King Costume is for my son, Gabriel (5 years old). I wanted to make the mask of out paper-mache so I started by measuring my son’s head and blowing up a balloon to a size that was about 2-3 inches taller and larger in diameter than his actual head measurements. … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Costume for a Man

Homemade Jack Skellington Costume

I made 4 of these masks. The one you see is the second made one that was used as a backup (it was not the best one in my opinion lol). They all started out as pumpkins! I covered them in a healthily layer of paper mache. Next I took crayola air dry modeling clay … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington and Sally Costumes

Homemade Jack Skellington and Sally Costumes

Here we are as Jack and Sally from “The Nightmare before Christmas.” I made Jack’s head out of paper mache – which is flour, water, and newspaper draped over a balloon and then left to dry. Once dried, I stuck in a pin and popped the balloon, then I cut off the bottom for the … Read more