Let it Go Frozen Pet Costumes

Let it Go Frozen Pet Costumes

The costumes were made by me, Shannon (age 19), my sister, Katelyn (17), and my mom, Beth. We came up with the costume idea when we were shopping and saw the costume section. We saw how cute the costumes were from Disney’s Frozen and decided it would be a perfect theme for our bunch of … Read more

Frozen’s Marshmallow Snow Monster Costume

Frozen's Marshmallow Snow Monster Costume

For Halloween 2015 my 4-year-old little girl wanted to be Elsa from Disney’s “Frozen.” As it is tradition for me to dress-up every year with my kids, I decided to go as “Marshmallow,” Elsa’s snowman bodyguard from the movie. The video below details the creation of the costume, and highlights 2015’s Trick-or-Treat with my kids. I … Read more

Quest for the Armored Bat Suit

Quest for the Armored Bat Suit

My love for Batman, Halo 3 character Master Chief, and the ability to transform into any character, inspired me enter the world of cosplay. In my beginning years my father joined in my crafting and it became a bonding time for the two of us. My father has since passed away and now I look … Read more

DIY How to Train Your Dragon Toothless Baby Costume for $12

DIY How to Train Your Dragon Toothless Baby Costume for $12

How To Train Your Dragon is one of my family’s favorite movies and my husband and I thought it was quite fitting that our 9-month-old (who has no teeth yet!) dress as Toothless the Night Fury for Halloween. My husband and I went as Astrid and Hiccup from the movie as well (not pictured.) I … Read more

Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

These 2015 staff theme costumes had to be kid appropriate since it is an elementary school. Belle: This beautiful woman purchased her costume and embellished with tulle and jewels. She was the photo op of the day! Beast: Beast’s head is a combination of homemade paper mache clay, Great Stuff spray insulation and a purchased … Read more

Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year and some of my favorite cartoons growing up are still part of our family’s Halloween traditions today. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Charlie Brown Christmas Special and 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the Great Pumpkin. For us, the holidays haven’t officially started until … Read more

The Shredder Costume from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Shredder Costume from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Once October came, I originally decided to be Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn from Major League, but after seeing his jersey was over $150 on eBay, I went to plan B: Operation Cheaper Costume. I figured I’d try a DIY, and the total cost of this costume was right around $100. I wanted to be a … Read more

Jessica and Roger Rabbit Couple Costume

Jessica and Roger Rabbit Couple Costume

Halloween was very special for us this year, mainly because it was both our first times going to a costume party as a couple. It did not take long to figure out what we were going to be because our Facebook names are Jezzica Rabbitt and Roger Rabbitt (unique spelling included). People in the community … Read more

Our Little Mermaid in Costume

Our Little Mermaid in Costume

My 3-year-old daughter is really into mermaids.  Not the Little Mermaid specifically, but mermaids in general.  She asked to be a mermaid for Halloween this year.  I looked online for inspiration (this site included, of course) and borrowed ideas from here and there.  My daughter went with me to shop for fabric and chose purple … Read more

Beast Boy From Teen Titans Costume

Beast Boy From Teen Titans Costume

First, I bought a black unitard. Then I got a pink biketard(to go over the black unitard). It was almost impossible to find a perfect one. It had to be sleeveless, have a turtleneck, and be the right color. My gloves I just bought at walmart and then super glued strips of electrical tape on … Read more

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

I take Halloween very seriously. Probably too seriously but I can thank my mom for that for always throwing me Halloween parties for my birthday growing up. For the past few years I’ve always wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween but procrastinated each year because I knew it would be a lot of time, … Read more

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

This years family costume was a classic take on the Peanuts Gang. My wife and I, along with our 7 children make up the timeless characters.The masks are all mostly made from paper mache. However, we added the use of foam for sculpting some features, and the creation of “Snoopy”. We represent “Pig-pen” Dad (37), … Read more

Real Life Pebbles and Bamm Bamm with Working Flintstones Car

Real Life Pebbles and Bamm Bamm with Working Flintstones Car

We had been wanting to do this ideas since out babies met each other, unfortunately Pebbles didn’t had hair and it took her a while. Luckily for us she got a good amount of hair right before Halloween so we knew he had to go for it. Bamm Bamm’s outfit was made by grandma and … Read more

Malecifent at her Best

Malecifent at her Best

Our daughter in law made this costume for her niece Elena and I thought she did an amazing job. Elena won first prize last night at the Sault Greyhounds Hockey Game contest. Elena called us today to tell us (her grandparents ) that everyone was telling her she made a amazing Malecifent.

How to Train Your Dragon Family Costumes

How to Train Your Dragon Family Costumes

It started the day after Halloween last year, when my fiance thought of the idea to make our daughter a dragon rider with a dragon to ride on while trick-or-treating. As this Halloween drew near, we made various trips to craft stores to gather our supplies…mainly faux leather, styrofoam, modeling clay, and hot glue…lots of … Read more

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

How did we come up with the idea for this costume? Jack our 5 year old son is riding his wheelchair Scoop! Jack loves trucks so much. He plays with the truck Scoop every single day. We have lots of photos of him laying on the sofa hugging his truck. His love for trucks is … Read more

Awesome Mystery Machine with Velma and Shaggy

Awesome Mystery Machine with Velma and Shaggy

My kids wantsd to be shaggy and Velma for Halloween so I said ok, if that’s what you want to be. I looked at what shaggy wears and I thought ok maybe with Velma at his side people will know who they are. I bought all the clothes and wigs online, searching for days to … Read more

Batman Villains Family Costume Theme

Batman Villains Family Costume Theme

My oldest daughter is the one who started the batman villain theme. She is 8 years old and loves all the old batman movies. She chose poison ivy as her costume and that just triggered the rest of the family into dressing up too. I wanted to try and stick as close as possible to … Read more

DIY Super Hero Family Costumes

DIY Super Hero Family Costumes

This one took a lot of work. Most of the little ones were done with sweat suits. They were bought a size larger so that the bottom waist could be removed, then fitted to be more tight. These super heros need to be warm! Black widow was merely a black shirt and black skinny jeans. … Read more

Stitching Up a Cool Stitch Costume

Stitching Up a Cool Stitch Costume

One Day My Church Was having a Disney themed Party with a costume contest, So I decided to make a costume of my favorite Disney character. Stitch. I didn’t finish it in time for that however and the little bit I had finished sat in the garage for months. When October came I decide I … Read more

Elaborate Belle Gown – Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

Elaborate Belle Gown - Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

My submission is my gold ballgown inspired by Disney’s 1991 film “Beauty and the Beast” As a child I always identified with Belle because she was the first princess with brown hair and she loved to read like I do. Wearing her dress for me was reaching into her soul and embodying the adventure that … Read more

The Lego Movie Mini Figures Costumes

The Lego Movie Mini Figures Costumes

My kids loved The Lego Movie. I mean, who didn’t – am I right? So it was no surprise when they asked me to make them mini figure costumes for Halloween. Kid #1 wanted to be Bad Cop, and Kid #2 wanted to be Vitruvius. Easy-peasy. I make my kids’ costumes every year, and every … Read more

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Our two year old has been obsessed with the movie and characters of frozen for about a year (what toddler girl isn’t).  Mommy has a little creative bone and a little extra time while we move into a temporary home until ours is ready (yea right!!) but couldn’t help herself create this magical moment. Mommy … Read more

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Our daughter Ana was born with Rett Syndrome and is in a wheelchair. When we started planning our costumes we wanted to make something for her wheelchair that would make her feel like everybody else trick or treating.  I wanted people to notice her for her costume and not her wheelchair and disability. When I … Read more