Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Hello guys, sorry for my English. I tried to make an original costume for my son. He is 4 years old. She wanted to dress up as a superhero, but we excluded the most obvious ones (Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Captain America). We opted for Wolverine, as beautiful is the contrast between a child of 4 … Read more

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

My daughter had to be La Muerte from the movie Book of Life for Halloween. I started by buying a red velvet fabric and sewing the long dress. I made sure that it had a rounded train just like the “real” La Muerte. Then I bought a red sombrero from the local thrift store which was … 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

Couple Homer and Marge Simpson Costumes

Couple Homer and Marge Simpson Costumes

We do a couples costume every year and this year we decided to make Homer and Marge Simpson costumes. I’m an ex drama kid, so I go all out. I’m just lucky enough to have a husband who is such a good sport. The poor guy doesn’t even like the feel of lotion on his … Read more

Lego Family Costumes

Lego Family Costumes

My husband and I always like to go “big” when it comes to Costumes. We thought the Lego Movie characters would be pretty cool to do. The supplies we used were newspaper, quick-tube, paint, cardboard boxes, hot glue, wig, duck tape and our own clothes. My husband did the detail work on all the faces. Tons … Read more

Cool Rafiki Costume

Cool Rafiki Costume

This year I decided it was a good idea to dress as something fun for Halloween, and since I was low on budget I had to make something big from what I had. So, one day I was baby sitting my niece and we where watching the Lion king which is one of my favorite movies ever and there … Read more

SpongeBob and Patrick Couple Costume

SpongeBob and Patrick Couple Costume

Spongebob was so easy to make. It started the a poster of spongebob’s face that I found at a toy store. I glued that to a large cardboard box. I cut out the eyes and then cut up some black panty hose. I glued them on the inside of the box so that I could … Read more

Cruella de Vil Costume

Cruella de Vil Costume

My 6 year old daughter watched the movie 101 Dalmatians over the summer and felt in love with the movie. When I asked what she wanted to be for Halloween, she reply Cruella. I thought it was going to be easy just to go and buy the costume, but it was as easy. Most of … Read more

Fantastic Homemade Child Villain Costume – Ursula

Fantastic Homemade Child Villain Costume - Ursula

Last year our 5 year-old daughter Riley wanted to be Maleficent! Knowing that there would be 100’s of little Maleficent’s running around, due to the recent release starring Angelina Jolie, I asked Riley if there was another thing she wanted to be that would make her feel special and stand out. Immediately she said Ursula! … 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

Magnificent and Malicious Maleficent Costume

Magnificent and Malicious Maleficent Costume

This is my interpretation of Angelina Jolie’s character in Maleficent. This revamp of the classic Sleeping Beauty moved me so much I just could not help but to channel my inner Maleficent. I absolutely love that this film changes the way women are interpreted in movies so often to feel we must be ‘saved’ by … Read more

Pokemon in Love: Vaporeon and Flareon Couple Costume

Pokemon in Love: Vaporeon and Flareon Couple Costume

I have been making costumes for years, but I’ve never had anybody to dress up with. Finally after years of bad relationships, I found my other half that loves to nerd and geek out with me. He even asked if he could make costumes with me. It was a dream come true and this year … Read more

Extravagant Maleficent Costume

Extravagant Maleficent Costume

My daughter wanted to be a beautiful character. The idea of being Maleficent made her so excited! She already had the awesome green eyes so we knew it would be a perfect costume for her! For the robe, we used suede fabric and free hand cut the shapes we needed and then took an old … Read more

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

My daughter loves princesses and dressing up to look like them! She wanted to be Ariel with legs! (Lol) Her cousin decided on being Ursula so they could do a theme together! But mostly, she wanted to be the most beautiful version of Ariel! For the dress, we went to our local fabric store and … Read more

Elaborate Ursula the Sea Witch Costume

Elaborate Ursula the Sea Witch Costume

Every year my little girl chooses a different Disney Villain. This year she decided she wanted to be Ursula the sea witch since her cousin was going to be Ariel. She wanted to look evil but still wanted be beautiful at the same time! For the bodice and the tentacles, we went to our local … Read more

Coolest Ever Nickelodeon TMNT Group Costume

Coolest Ever Nickelodeon TMNT Group Costume

This year for Halloween I wanted to make the new Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles. I love the art style and thought it would be a TMNT version that would look good as a costume and while moving (it’s important to be able to dance). I created Raph first (that’s me) and used his patterns … Read more

Shell Shocking Michaelangelo and Donatello Costumes

Shell Shocking Michaelangelo and Donatello Costumes

These costumes were inspired by our love of cartoons, especially the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We based these costumes off of the 1987 versions of Donatello and Michaelangelo. Upon coming up with the idea of who we wished to be, we also realized we didnt not want it to be just another generic store bought … Read more

Cat Got Your Tongue Minnie Mouse Costume

Cat Got Your Tongue Minnie Mouse Costume

As a little girl, I would watch The Mickey Mouse Club on television. I have always adored Minnie and Mickey Mouse and all of the Disney characters. I would make sure to watch any Disney specials that came on television. My parents had a large family and they could not afford to take all of … 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

Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid Illusion Costume

Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid Illusion Costume

Ahoy mateys!! Look at this magical discovery that pirate Blackbeard stumble upon on his last voyage! This beautiful mythical creature (also known as my 4 yr old daughter, Sophie) was 100% handmade and created out of her want to become mermaid. I thought the idea of just a mermaid was too plain and simple, so … Read more

Reluctant Pokemon High Dragon Costume

Reluctant Pokemon High Dragon Costume

My son Austin is 8 years old and very much into Pokémon right now so when he said he wanted to be a Pokémon for Halloween I did what any full-time working mom of two would do. I hit the internet Halloween shopping websites for the best Pokémon money could buy. Well, Austin had his … 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

Tale as Old as Time – Beauty and the Beast Couple Costume

Tale as Old as Time - Beauty and the Beast Couple Costume

Once Upon a Time, in New England, an artist met a handsome chemical engineer. And, they fell madly in love. Obviously! Otherwise, it wouldn’t be a very good story. After many months of laughter, adventures, and lots of ice cream, Halloween was just around the corner, the artist’s favorite holiday. The handsome engineer had never celebrated … Read more

Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

I started with the accessories first. Earrings and necklace were made with polymer clay, baked and painted. I found some tutorial videos on Youtube to create the right shell shape I needed. The trident was made from a 3/4 inch dowel, and three layers of foam board. I cut out three layers, glued them together, … Read more