Awesome Homemade Shrek and Donkey Costumes – 9 Years in the Making!

Shrek & Donkey - 9 Years in the Making

So I got my wife into Halloween costumes when we first started dating. I had just the year before started working at a company where they took Halloween pretty seriously. Every year there was a work sponsored contest with some pretty significant prize money. Our first year dating, I did American Gothic with her for … Read more

Cool Princess Fiona and Shrek Costumes

Cool Princess Fiona and Shrek Costumes

I am always trying to come up with a couples costume where the man is a big bald guy to accommodate my hubby, fortunately, there are plenty to choose from. This year, we went with the Fiona and Shrek costumes. For Fiona, I found the perfect green dress at Unique (a chain of thrift stores) … Read more

Puss in Boots Toddler Costume Idea

Puss in Boots Toddler Costume Idea

My 4 year old granddaughter, Zoey, loves Puss in Boots so Mimi took on the challenge to create her the perfect costume. I headed to the fabric store first and loaded up on fake fur and picked up some felt for the pirate hat and pleather to make her the famous boots for Puss.  The … Read more

Homemade Donkey Costume from the Movie Shrek

Homemade Donkey Costume from the Movie Shrek

Materials I used for my Shrek Donkey costume: EVA rubber white and black colored 2 tablespoons large plastic black carpet fabric brown adhesive felt cyanoacrylate glue gray pajamas gray spray paint Cut the felt to make eyebrows. Once finished I finished the head I sprinkled gray paint to give shadows. I used plastic spoons for … Read more

Gingy Cookie and Shrek Costumes

Gingy Cookie and Shrek Costumes

Hi my name is Elena. This is the first year I decided I was no longer buying store bought costumes for my children. Their ages are 7, 5, 2, and a month old. I decided to make a homemade costume for each but wanted all of them to be in the same theme. I choose … Read more

Little Ogre Fiona Costume for a Girl

Little Ogre Fiona Costume for a Girl

Every September my little niece and I start the years Halloween costume process.  I thought like many little girls, Ciara would have dreams of being a Princess.  I was half right.  She did want to be Princess, Princess Fiona to be exact however I was told “not the pretty Fiona Aunt Darcee, but the Ogre … Read more

Awesome Homemade Plus-Size Fiona and Shrek Costume

Cool Homemade Couple Costume: Shrek and Fiona Forever!

Since we have the perfect body types for Shrek and Fiona the decision for what costumes to wear was easy! A couple’s Shrek costume and Fiona costume. I made Fiona’s dress using a Simplicity pattern, ordered the wig online and followed a tutorial on YouTube with step by step instructions how to do Fiona’s makeup. … Read more

Easy DIY Shrek and Fiona Couple Costume Created from Scratch

Easy DIY Shrek and Fiona Couple Costume Created from Scratch

Shrek and Fiona costume was a fun, cute couple costume that was created from scratch from items found around the house! Fairy tale creatures keep out –  An ogre lives here!  Specifically, Shrek and Fiona! The advantage of this couple costume is that it is so huggable that you’ll have to fend off the advances of … Read more

Coolest DIY Shrek and Fiona Couple Halloween Costume

Coolest DIY Shrek and Fiona Couple Halloween Costume

I made the dress myself for Fiona and Shrek’s vest was specially made for him. Shrek’s vest is made out of fake alligator skin leather. Fiona’s ears are made from crayola clay and glued to the wig that I wore. We love dressing up and make kids days. We travel around to different Halloween parties … Read more

Cool Homemade Gingerbread Man Costume

Cool Homemade Gingerbread Man Costume

This year, my 10 year old daughter informed me only a week in advance that the local carnival was taking place the following weekend. The big deal being that our local carnival has a different theme to it every year, and so this year, it was “delicacies”… With such a short notice and very small … Read more

Cool Halloween Couples Costume: Our Night Out as Shrek and Fiona

 will start off by saying that we are from the Province of Manitoba, in Canada.  And we Manitobans have a very unique tradition called a &l

I will start off by saying that we are from the Province of Manitoba, in Canada.  And we Manitobans have a very unique tradition called a “Social”.  A social is a particularly Manitoba-grown concept. It’s a fundraising party, often for a wedding, charitable or community organization. Usually held at a community center, it can be … Read more

Great Couple Costume Idea: Shrek and Fiona

Inspired by the classic movies and recent broadway production of Shrek, we decided to make some green magic of our own.  Shrek and Fiona costume

Inspired by the classic movies and recent Broadway production of Shrek, we decided to make some green magic of our own.  Shrek and Fiona costumes are easy to create.  For Fiona, we found a green bridesmaid dress at our local Value Village and added a white peasant shirt from the closet.  We added a red … Read more

Cute Baby Gingerbread Man Costume

I wasn't sure what to dress my six month old son as for Halloween, and I wanted him and his older brother to have a common theme. So after my other

I wasn’t sure what to dress my six month old son as for Halloween, and I wanted him and his older brother to have a common theme. So after my other son picked a donut I thought of another cute treat for the baby to dress as… a gingerbread man costume! The costume was very … Read more

Cool Shrek and Fiona Couple Costume

I thought long and hard about what to be for halloween. Shrek and Fiona was perfect for my husband and i for swe are shaped alot like the characters.

I thought long and hard about what to be for Halloween. A Shrek and Fiona Couple Costume was perfect for my husband and I for we are shaped a lot like the characters. LOL I bought a green dress for myself and added rhinestones and a gold chain belt. I bought a long sleeve cream … Read more

Awesome Shrek and Fiona Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I have been making our halloween costumes for the last few years and have tried to go bigger and better each year. This costume was

My boyfriend and I have been making our Halloween costumes for the last few years and have tried to go bigger and better each year. This awesome Shrek and Fiona couple costume was our most recent endeavor. We wanted to try something with a different color skin, so we went with Shrek and Fiona. For … Read more

Coolest Shrek and Fiona Costumes

Shrek and Fiona Costumes

My husband and I were invited to a Halloween camping experience and needed costumes quickly, but due to a contest, needed them very creative as well. My husband did not grow up wearing costumes much and I love crafty things.  We both are larger sized, so I wanted something that wouldn’t look horrible on me, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shrek and Fiona Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Shrek and Fiona Couple Halloween Costume

This Homemade Shrek and Fiona Couple Halloween Costume was very easy and fun to make! Everyone loved our costumes, and they were a big hit! Shrek: For clothing we found a white long sleeved shirt, black vest, pajama pants and a belt. We made sure to tear the clothing a little to make them look … Read more

Orginal DIY Shrek and Fiona Costume

Homemade Shrek and Fiona Costume

We won a costume contest this weekend dressed as Shrek and Fiona. It also gave us a wonderful excuse to eat non-stop at the banquet table and to carry around drumsticks for additional chomping. We used a tavern wench costume and something similar for Shrek, and added the red wig for Fiona, green face/body paint, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shrek Family Costume

Homemade Shrek Family Costume

This is our Homemade Shrek Family Costume. We have Puss-in-boots, Donkey, and of course Shrek and Fiona. We widened our nose with noses we made out of clay, then we pained everything exposed green. It was a great family affair!

Coolest Shrek and Princess Fiona Costume

Coolest Shrek and Princess Fiona Costume 25

We are always on the look out for a great couples costume, and because we are of the “fuller figure” population – great costumes are few and far between. We have had Shrek and Princess Fiona as plan B for a few years. 2011 was the year we had to do it, I am happy … Read more

Cool Homemade Shrek Costume

Homemade Shrek Costume

I am from Germany. Here I want to show you my Homemade Shrek Costume. It`s really easy to create! I took a long white fleece shirt. You cut the endings of the arms and collar! the waistcoat is made of a potatoes sack. I also put a potatoe sack over my shoes! My ears are … Read more

Homemade Shrek Costume

My husband and I always try to do coordinating costumes. For a friend’s party we decided to go as Shrek and Princess Fiona. I bought my husband an oversized cream Henley shirt which he wore with his own plaid pajama pants, hiking boots and belt (I also made him a little vest out of a … Read more

Homemade Shrek and Fiona Costume

Coolest Shrek and Fiona Costume

For the Shrek costume I used brown pajama pants with a beige thermal for the shirt. For Shrek’s vest I used a regular brown t-shirt then cut off the sleeves, cut the shirt half way to where it barely touches the belly, I then cut it from top to bottom for it to look like … Read more

Cool Shrek and Fiona Costumes

Homemade Shrek and Fiona Costumes

I made the clothes of the Shrek and Fiona costumes myself. The red hair is a wig and the ears, with and without, the crown is bought from a costume shop named Butterick’s. We also bought the green skincolor that was waterbased. It came right off in the shower with a little scrubbing.