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