Homemade Water-Hero Costume

Homemade Water-Hero Costume

1) How did you come up with this costume idea? WaterHERO! To save California from drought. WaterHero insists everyone not to waste water, and save water. A much needed thinking for the Bay Area. 2) What items did you use to make this costume? And how? Felt – Red, Brown, Dark Blue & Light Blue … Read more

Sully and Mike Couple Costume

Sully and Mike Couple Costume

Making these costumes was one of the most gratifying sewing endeavours of my life! I set out to make Mike and Sully from monsters inc for my boyfriend and I. We decided we would try to make them soft and fluffy as a posed to the hard and less flexible paper mache I usually make … Read more

Homemade Ursula Costume, All Done in One Night!

Homemade Ursula Costume, All Done in One Night!

A group of friends decided to be Disney villains this year. I have to say – over the years I’ve worn my fair share of store bought “cute” costumes, but as I get older, the “cute” phase is over. I no longer want to be something cute on Halloween – I now aim for creative … Read more

Flintstones Family Costumes For Under $40!

Flintstones Family Costumes For Under $40!

Halloween has always been an exciting time for me, but once starting a family and having kids of our own, that just upped the anty of fun to be had. Every year we like to figure out a family costume theme and I love to spend the time creating it. Once we figured out that … Read more

Pretty Sequin Mermaid Costume

Pretty Sequin Mermaid Costume

I wanted to be something awesome this Halloween, something I loved and enjoyed dressing up as several times for parties and such. I decided I wanted to go as a Mermaid but did’t like the costumes I was seeing online. I even looked up some patterns to make your own mermaid costume, but they had … Read more

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

The blood, sweat, and tears of recreating “tangled”… As an avid Disney fan, it was a no brainier LAST Halloween when we found out we were having a little boy, (after a long journey of trying to have a child, which is another blood, sweat and tears story in its own regard) that we would … Read more

Women’s Riddler Costume

Women's Riddler Costume

My best friend was having a superhero bachelorette Party in Vegas. I wanted something more accurate then the ones they sell at the store. For this women’s Riddler costume I ended up ordering a men’s blazer and turned it into a vest. I got the hat and added question marks to the vest and hat … Read more

Family Monster’s Inc. Group Costume

Family Monster's Inc. Group Costume

This family Monster’s Inc. group costume was planned as soon as I knew that I was going to be pregnant during Halloween. I knew I wanted to dress as Mike Wazowski and have my pregnant belly serve a purpose! Also, my daughter was at the perfect age for Boo since she was just beginning to … Read more

Baby Flintstones Dino Costume

Baby Flintstones Dino Costume

This year, my husband and I decided to dress up as the Flintstones as a family for our annual Halloween party and trick-or-treating. As it was our first year in our new house, we had a lot of other decorations to make for the house and I knew I wouldn’t be able to make costumes … Read more

Ursula The Spectacular Sea Witch Costume

Ursula The Spectacular Sea Witch Costume

Every two years my family and I host an EPIC Halloween party… we call it the Boo Bash (#BeelerBooBash)!  It is held in what we call “Ye Ole Haunted Barn” on Gore Orphanage Rd, Vermilion Ohio (Google the spooky urban legends!!). Since we knew this would be our last Bash, I was determined to go … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Rainbow Brite Costume

Cutest Ever Homemade Rainbow Brite Costume

Growing up in the 80’s, Rainbow Brite was one of my favorite cartoon characters, but sadly I never got to dress up as her for Halloween.   This year I decided to relive my childhood memories by transforming my 3 year old daughter into Rainbow Brite for Halloween. Because I work full time, I decided to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mrs. Nesbitt/Buzz Lightyear Costume

Coolest Homemade Mrs. Nesbitt/Buzz Lightyear Costume

Every Halloween, I try to choose a costume that nobody else will be wearing out, and since Buzz Lightyear is popular year after year (and even though I love it every time), I decided to go with his slightly less known version: Mrs. Nesbitt. Construction of this Nesbitt/Buzz Lightyear costume took 2 months, starting in … Read more

Teachers by Day – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Night!

Teachers by Day - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Night!

4 Elementary School Teachers by day, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by night! My colleagues and I go to work every morning, thoroughly enjoying what we do. We try our very best to inspire each and every single one of our students, each and every single day. We might not get it perfect each and … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Our 2-year-old son, Triantafyllos is our decision maker and performer for Halloween – his dad is the idea generator and mom is the artist. We made a great team. Last year Trian was the lion in the circus tent. This year dad had the idea for Trian to pick a main character from one of … Read more

Simple DIY Oogie Boogie Costume for Any Age

Simple DIY Oogie Boogie Costume for Any Age

This costume is going to be the easiest thing you can make for Halloween and may wear years to come. Items: Tons of burlap (you can buy it at home depo) Measuring tape Scissors Black marker Black Yarn Light Brown thread Yarn Needle Black Material Pipe cleaner or wire Glue gun You want to start … Read more

Amazing DIY King Bob Minion Costume

Amazing DIY King Bob Minion Costume

Hello everybody! I’m Savanna and this is my King Bob the minion costume! I have been making my own costumes for around 4 years now. Making costumes is something that I really love and enjoy. The idea for this Minion costume actually came from a friend of mine. She works at a local college and … Read more

The Greatest Simpsons Costume Ever

The Greatest Simpsons Costume Ever

My husband and I are both huge Simpsons fans. We have over 500 episodes on our DVR to prove it! One day I was researching couple’s costumes and I saw “Homer and Marge Simpson.” There were lots of different options, but none that were really that spectacular. I decided then and there that we were … Read more

Awesome Growing “UP” Toddler Costume

Awesome Growing "UP" Toddler Costume

As I get older, it seems the days get shorter, and it reminds me of how fast time flies and life passes by. My toddler is Growing “UP” at rapid speed, and every day as I watch him grow I think to myself,  “If I could only have him as a baby for a little … Read more

Best Ever Homemade Wonder Woman Costume

Best Ever Homemade Wonder Woman Costume

Even though Wonder Woman is a very popular costume, I knew that no one would have one like mine. I throw a Halloween Costume party because I love costumes. Costumes are voted on by categories in our contest.  My friends could not believe I made every part of my costume and were raving about it all night. … Read more

Awesome DIY Costume: Charlie to CHARL-E –

Awesome DIY Costume: Charlie to CHARL-E -

My son, Charlie, really isn’t into movies as his attention wanes dramatically about halfway through. Pixar’s WALL-E was the exception. Between the space setting and wonderfully emotive characters, he was captivated the whole way through. Shortly after, he asked me if he could be WALL-E for Halloween. Now I had seen store bought costumes before, … Read more

Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume

Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume

For my Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume, I Used red sharpie to create lines and checked Er pattern on a polar fleece jacket. Sewed cow print bandanna into a vest. Used felt to create a sheriff badge. And used pleather for a belt buckle and side gun pouch. He wore jeans and just zipped … Read more

Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother Plus Size

Cinderella's Fairy Godmother Plus Size

For my Fairy Godmother costume I created a cloak out of a few old shirts and wore a blue dress. Pulled a pink bow from an old prom dress To make neck bow. Wore white wig and made a fairy wand from a dowel and glued on some silver sequins. Very cheap and easy costume … Read more

Squidward the Coolest Costume I’ve Ever Made

Squidward the Coolest Costume I've Ever Made

My grandson wanted to be Squidward this year for Halloween, so I took on the challenge!  The journey began with putting pieces of clothing together at my local Salvation Army Shop, Ocean State Job Lot, Michael’s Craft Store, Dollar Tree and Walmart (Total cost $38.18). I began by assembling the hat which is made from … Read more

Priceless Minion Costume made with Love of a Grandfather

Priceless Minion Costume made with Love of a Grandfather

My 3 y.o son wearing a Minions Costume made by his grandfather. The materials used are mainly sliced foam, paint, double sided tape and belt then for the jumper and sleeves, his grandfather just bought a blue and yellow fabric then he’s the one who formed and sew it. Definitely not an expensive one since … Read more