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

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

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

For this DIY group toy soldier costume, we started with the idea since we are a military family and it evolved into toy soldiers. First we had to gather supplies. We had uniforms from when we were in the military and the uniforms we didn’t have (we needed 5) came from consignments stores, flea markets, eBay, and yard … Read more

Plastic Army Man Costumes

Plastic Army Man Costumes

These plastic Army man costumes started because we found the Keystone Light – White Beer Can. We wanted to do something crazy so we could take a picture with the can. We had said Mission accomplished when we finally found the can. So we thought about dressing up like a military person. Since it was right … Read more

Best Potato Head Costumes Ever

Best Potato Head Costumes Ever

I am known for my sewing and always doing something crazy. I wanted something unique for my sons so I decided to make them Mr. potato head. I used foam backEd fabric and made the shells and then I used craft phone to make all the parts. The parts connected with Velcro and on their … Read more

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

My son chose a toy army man costume to go along with my toy/game theme. We love our school’s Trunk-or-Treat event. This toy army man costume was rather easy to make in general… but did take a LOT of paint and primer! I bought old military style clothing, covered them with primer, and then paint. … Read more

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Who doesn’t have fond memories of playing with the little green army men during childhood? Or the not so fond memories of stepping on them? Nothing feels like waiting until 8 p.m. on the night before Halloween to decide on a costume.  By now, all the stores have been picked clean so we were relying on internet … Read more

Awesome Life-Sized Mr. Potato Head Costume

Awesome Life-Sized Mr. Potato Head Costume

My son wanted a costume that he could be “hidden” in. We saw a different Mr. Potato Head costume and he loved the idea. I purchased a yoga exercise ball on Craigslist to use for the body and inflated a punching balloon for the head. I taped them together and then Saran Wrapped them together, making … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Let’s just say, this has been my favorite costume we’ve ever done, and we’ve done some pretty fun costumes! I saw the costume idea floating around the internet and thought it would be pretty awesome if we could pull it off. I got my girlfriends together and asked what they thought and they were IN!  Step 1: … Read more

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Halloween is our favorite time of the year. Leaves are falling, warm colors, pumpkins, ghosts and little goblins everywhere! I am the oldest of three sisters. Both my younger sisters have five kids each and I have one. Together we have 11 exciting get-ups to assemble to each personality. My middle sister is a wiz … Read more

Creative Play on Words Bud Lightyear Costume

Creative Play on Words Bud Lightyear Costume

This Bud Lightyear costume was such an easy costume to make. I already had a Bud Light shirt that I cut, but you can just tape a Bud Light symbol onto your chest too. I bought Buzz Lightyear inflatable wings at a costume store for $10. I used purple and green duct tape, and at … Read more