Homemade Crowd-Stopping, Light-Up DJ Pikachu Pokemon Costume

pikachu pokemon costume

My 2016 Halloween DJ Pikachu Pokemon costume idea came to me in July with the release of the popular game Pokemon Go!  Growing up I watched the Pokemon cartoon, and with all the hype of Pokemon Go it inspired me to create a Pokemon themed costume! I knew from the start I wanted to be … Read more

Cool Homemade Meloetta Costume From Pokemon

Meloetta

My daughter came to me with a cartoon picture Meloetta and said that she wanted to be THIS for Halloween. We bought a simple black dress from Target (which she could reuse) and pinned up one side to achieve the asymmetrical look. She wore white tights and black shoes. We bought a bright green wig … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pokemon Halloween Costumes for Kids

pokemon halloween costumes

My kids have watched all the Pokemon cartoons/movies over and over and with the excitement of the Pokemon Go game this year they knew they just had to be Pokemon Halloween costumes of Ash and Pikachu. I always make their costumes myself and so this would be no different. Making the Pokemon Halloween Costumes Ash’s … Read more

Awesome Homemade Haunter Pokemon Costume

haunter pokemon costume

I made my 6 year old son a Haunter Pokemon costume out of 1-inch craft foam glued together and carved. In addition, I also carved and cut out the eyes and mouth.Then I covered the costume in quilt batting and painted it. The eyes glow by using floral LED lights behind a 1/2 inch piece … Read more

Coolest Kids Gyarados Pokemon Costume

Gyarados Pokemon Costume

My decision to make a Gyarados Pokemon costume was a no-brainer. Our oldest son just started first grade and is absolutely obsessed with PokemonGo. As a result, it gives us something fun to do together every few days!  Gyarados is a pretty cool pokemon so I agreed to try to make him this Gyarados Pokemon costume. … 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

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

Best Ash and Pika Pika Costumes Ever

Best Ash and Pika Pika Costumes Ever

I love couple costumes for Halloween and I love to be cute. We are not nerdy people but this costume was perfect for us. My boyfriend is a gamer and I love being any kind of cute animal. I made this Ash jacket and poke ball koozie. I took a blue button down and a … Read more

Double Trouble Team Rocket Costume Ideas

Double Trouble Team Rocket Costume Ideas

I was amazed when I thought about these Team Rocket costume ideas and found out that it wasn’t too common anywhere really. Especially because it didn’t take much time whatsoever to put it all together; which is always a plus in costumes! The only thing that took time was ordering both Jessie and James wigs and … Read more

Prize-Winning Epic Pokemon Costume

Prize-Winning Epic Pokemon Costume

I started this costume in the fall of 2013 when I was 13. I got my inspiration from watching Beastub and Ino’s videos of their quadsuits and fan videos of them. To begin, I started the Duct Tape Dummy, which I failed at but it served its purpose of letting me have a base on … Read more

Cute Pikachu and Ash Couple Costume

Cute Pikachu and Ash Couple Costume

To make this Pikachu and Ash couple costume, I pieced everything together. The main piece, the dress, was from American Apparel. Then I found the ears and tail from Hot Topic. I ordered leg warmers online, it’s really difficult to find yellow leg warmers, I found cut off tights at Jcpenny along with a strapless … Read more

Adorable Pikachu Baby and Ash Mom Costume

Adorable Pikachu Baby and Ash Mom Costume

I really wanted to create a costume that was well known, fun, something I like, comfortable, and allowed me to use a carrier. We were decided between pokemon theme or nightmare before christmas and the pikachu was just too irresistable! I started out by heading to thre thrift store. I found a red “days of … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume for Couples: Pikachu and Ash

Cool Homemade Costume for Couples: Pikachu and Ash

Here’s our cool homemade couple costume – Pikachu and Ash. The Pikachu costume is made from a yellow dress, heels, and a Pikachu headband/tail combo sold on Ebay. The cut-outs in the dress make it so you don’t need to add the brown stripes that Pikachu has on his back, but those could also be … Read more

Coolest Charizard and Blastoise Costumes for Boys

Coolest Charizard and Blastoise Costumes for Boys

It all started when my wife walked into the local Target to buy a costume for my sons. It was a pair of flimsy Star Wars Clone Trooper costumes that looked like they would fall apart. I took one look at these costumes and turned to my boys, “What kind of costume do you really want?” … Read more

Pokemon Picachu and Ash Couple Costume

Pokemon Picachu and Ash Couple Costume

So as you can probably see, we got dressed up as characters from the coolest program ever!! I’ll write here steps and explanations for all of you, hope you enjoy and that will help! The Costume idea started when my boyfriend and I just met. He had a red and white hat and I laughed … Read more

Coolest Hawlucha from Pokemon Costume

Coolest Hawlucha from Pokemon Costume

This Hawlucha from Pokemon costume has to be one of the favourites that I have made. It was a delight to create. It is made from red, white, yellow and green faux fur and it really did stand out from the crowd when I wore it to the London MCM Comic Con. I decided to … Read more

Cool Homemade Ash and Pikachu Couples Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade Ash and Pikachu Couples Halloween Costume

My boyfriend and I started planning our costumes in the beginning of September, because I LOVE Halloween and wanted my last Halloween as a college student to be awesome! We searched for tons of different couples costumes ideas, but Ash and Pikachu won us over because its something that we loved as kids and tons … Read more

Cute Ash and Pikachu Couple Costume

Cute Ash and Pikachu Couple Costume

It took forever for us to find a couple costume that we both like, but we finally agreed to Ash and Pikachu! After deciding, it took even longer to find a cheap yellow dress (which I finally did online),  but it was completely see through so I used a little black dress I already had … Read more

Human Dialga Costume: The Pokemon of Time

Human Dialga Costume: The Pokemon of Time

I made this costume because I have always been a fan of Pokemon. Dialga, a legendary Pokemon, is one of my favorites, so I decided to make what I would call armor of the Pokemon. The first thing I made was the chest piece. My big sister helped me draw out the shape on cardboard … Read more

Homemade Team Rocket Grunt Costume

Homemade Team Rocket Grunt Costume

As a big lover of Pokemon, and someone who hasn’t really dressed up for the past 3 Halloweens, I decided to do the best I could this year with what little money I had. I bought most things at places like the Thrift Store, Kmart, Party Universe and Target. For the big red “R” I … Read more

Charizard Halloween Costume for a Boy

Charizard Halloween Costume for a Boy

My 9 year old told me he wanted to give me a challenge this year for Halloween: he wanted to be Charizard (from Pokemon) this year.  And of course I haven’t sewn anything since Middle School, which is far too long ago to remember. Overall the costume was a HUGE success and at each step … Read more

Easy Officer Jenny Costume from Pokemon

Easy Officer Jenny Costume from Pokemon

Don’t just be any police officer, be Officer Jenny!  The picture pretty much shows it all. I just took a simple blue dress and short sleeve button up over it.  I got both from a thrift store for under $6.  The only “crafty” thing I had to do was cut two rectangles of red felt … Read more

Cutest Couples Costume: Ash Ketchum and Pikachu

Cutest Couples Costume: Ash Ketchum and Pikachu

This  Ash Ketchum and Pikachu costume creation was an awesome experience! My boyfriend and I were Pikachu and Ash for the infamous Halloween at Ohio University. This was the perfect choice for a college party. Pokemon was a 90’s fab and everyone in college made a connection with us. My boyfriend actually came up with … Read more

Cool DIY Charmander from Pokemon Hoodie Costume

Cool DIY Charmander from Pokemon Hoodie Costume

Pokemon is our theme this year for Halloween as chosen by my boys. Zander chose Vaporeon, Kaiden chose Squirtle, and I chose Charmander. All of these Pokemon have been done before by various people online for Cosplays and such; however, none of them had instructions for the sewing-challenged like myself. I scoured the world wide … Read more