Cool Wreck-it Ralph Family Costumes

Cool Wreck-it Ralph Family Costumes

We are Fix it Felix JR, Vanellope Von Schweets and Wreck it Ralph. We are also Jennifer, Daxx and Annika. We love dressing up together every year, this year it was mommys turn to pick, why I chose a nine foot tall man with giant hands who lives in a dump is beyond me! Never the … 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

Oblina and Krumm Costumes from Ah! Real Monsters

Oblina and Krumm Costumes from Ah! Real Monsters

Ah Real Monsters is a 90’s Cartoon that was on nickelodeon when I was a little kid. They recently added the show to netflix and while watching the show, my boyfriend and I decided that it would be the perfect halloween costume for us. For Oblina, The body is made up of cut up and … Read more

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

For work we had all decided to dress up as DIsney characters.  Naturally with my red hair I chose to be Ariel.  I took it a step further and did a slightly “hipster” version of the little mermaid.  This cosutme was fun to make and everyone loved it! I already had black booties from Forever … Read more

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

I bought a Belle dress and wig. Then I bought a bunch of felt and made an apron out of tacos. I also made a taco hat, which clipped onto my wig. It was very comfortable. I added a crinoline for fullness and gloves to complete the look. The best part was watching people’s reactions.

Deadpool on a Toilet Illusion Costume

Deadpool on a Toilet Illusion Costume

This is what happens when your 11 year old can not choose between two costumes. My son wanted to be both a toilet and his favorite Marvel  character Deadpool so we combined them to make this. I used two red turtleneck shirts one for the top and added  black fabric over it to resemble Deadpools outfit. The … Read more

The Book of Life Family Costumes

The Book of Life Family Costumes

Maria: I went to Savers and found a burgundy skirt in a size 20 for 2.99. I also found the with top with the ruffles on it for $3.99. I took the skirt in and added the ribbon to it. I bought the yellow ribbon at The Cotton Shop in 2 different sizes and the black … Read more

Best Maleficent Costume for a Girl

Best Maleficent Costume for a Girl

My 4 year old daughter is obsessed with frozen, so when she told me she wanted to be Maleficent for halloween. I was ecstatic! I worked about 70-80 hours on this costume. It was the first costume I have made with this much detail, and I had a blast doing it! First I made the … Read more

King Bob and Purple Minion Couple Costume

King Bob and Purple Minion Couple Costume

My daughter decided she wanted to be a minion for Halloween, but she didn’t want to be just any minion, she wanted to be King Bob from the Minion movie. I didi some research on how to best make a minion costume that would match their shape but also not be too restrictive. I settled … Read more

Father and Daughter Minions Costumes

Father and Daughter Minions Costumes

My daughter decided to be a minion this year so I began my research. I got ideas from pintrest and the internet in general. I also decided to add a few upgrades of my own. I decided that I would make one for me and her. The minions outer layer including the teeth and eyeballs … Read more

DIY Bud-Light Year Costume

DIY Bud-Light Year Costume

This costume was very cost-effective and easy to make!  I already had black workout shorts and a green tank top to use for this costume.  On the tank top I drew the bud light logo in the center and wrote year underneath it.  On the top left I drew the red circle button that is … 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

The Best Minions Costumes with Scarlett Overkill

The Best Minions Costumes with Scarlett Overkill

Since my 5 year old daughter loved the Minion movie this last summer, she wanted to be a minion this year. We always love doing family themes like, Arial and Sebastian and Flounder from little mermaids, and the frozen gang, and Dora boots and Swiper, and the Flintstones, so why not a family of Minions … Read more

Amazing Lightning McQueen Costume

Amazing Lightning McQueen Costume

I wanted to make a costume for my 2 year old son this year, but needed to decide between Lightning McQueen and Thomas the Train. I decided to go with Lightning since it I thought it would be more fun for me to make :-). I had an idea on how I was going to … 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

Trick And Treat Scary Halloween Clowns

Trick And Treat Scary Halloween Clowns

The costumes for Trick And Treat were imagined by my wife Ana Conlin.  We took off the shelf items and molded them to what we wanted for a look.  for instance the neckwear on Treat (green clown) is a child tutu with blue and greens balls we glued to it.  the costumes are off the … Read more

To Infinity and Beyond Family Costumes

To Infinity and Beyond Family Costumes

We had the opportunity to outdo ourselves once again. My wife and kids decided to be the Toy Story characters that fit our own personalities. The hardest part was trying to decide if we would be able to pull it off on or before October 30, 2015.  Yes we all vote and decide as a … Read more

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

The idea for this costume was inspired by both Pixar and the original Potato Head toys. Inspiration also came from coming up with themed Halloween house parties we would host in the past with our friends where we would always have a specific theme for everyone to be a part of. This year several of … Read more

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

Of course I had to be Harley Quinn for Halloween this year! I love her as a character because she is crazy and fun. With the suicide squad movie coming out next year, I dressed as her to show my excitement! However I chose a look more similar to the comics than to the movie. … Read more

Coolest Maggie Simpson Costume for a Baby

Coolest Maggie Simpson Costume for a Baby

My daughter was the exact right age to dress up in a Maggie Simpson costume this year. I created her dress by placing one of my old blue long sleeved shirts on a flat surface and tracing one of her long sleeved outfits over it so I could get the right fit. Then I cut around the … Read more

Buzz Lightyear Costume to Infinity and Beyond

Buzz Lightyear Costume to Infinity and Beyond

I love Toy Story and always wanted to make an awesome Buzz Lightyear costume. You don’t see many of those due to the difficulty of crafting the armor pieces. So I set out researching how to make costume armor. Some great resources for me included: Punished Props and the foam armoring books by Bill Doran … Read more

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

My costume was Harley Quinn. I researched her character for awhile before starting on her and channeling my character for the big night. She’s a playful person who’s in love with the Joker despite their many shortcomings. Not to mention the fact he repeatedly tried to kill her, but she always falls back in love … Read more

Beautiful Ursula Costume

Beautiful Ursula Costume

This Is my my amazing little daughter Lacey aged 7 we are from Scotland (Edinburgh)…. we decided this year not to go with your average witch but a sea witch…. I searched online for an ursula costume for kids but nothing came up so thought screw it I will make it myself brave choice for … Read more

Everything Is Awesome Lego Mini-Figure Costumes

Everything Is Awesome Lego Mini-Figure Costumes

“Everything is Awesome…Everything is Cool when you are part of a team!” Rather than hearing the Frozen song, this song rules our house! My wife and I hear it all the time. Thats because our 7 year old identical twin boys love legos and the LEGO Movie. So, it did not surprise me when they … Read more