Coolest Homemade Chuck E. Cheese Toddler Costume Idea

Homemade Chuck E. Cheese Toddler Costume Idea

My son wanted to be Chuck E. Cheese. I prefer to make my own costumes so I began searching the internet and didn’t find a single homemade Chuck E. Cheese toddler costume idea ever been made of Chuck E. other than the original Chuck E. Cheese. So I decided to sew a bear costume and … Read more

Coolest Green Giant and Sprout Couple Costume

Green Giant Costume

The inception of this Green Giant and Sprout Couple Costume came quite innocently at a day of work in the drywall industry. In this field of work I wear all white clothing. On most days my job requires me to wear stilts to reach some of the work I have to do day to day. … Read more

Homemade Ronald McDonald Costume

I LOVE McDONALD’S!!!!! This was my son’s first year Trick-or-Treating and I was just going to make him a rabbit or something similar so I went to Value Village and found the yellow suit (which had a bunny tail attached to it). When I got home I decided to make him a Ronald McDonald costume, … Read more

Mr. and Mrs. Peanut Costume

Mr. and Mrs. Peanut

I like to make my own costumes out of bed foam…. and wanted something unique for my boyfriend and myself. So, I made up a “Mrs. Peanut” and of course Mr. Peanut.. Good luck with your own homemade costumes!

Coolest Tootsie Pop Owl Costume

Homemade Tootsie Pop Owl Costume

This Homemade Tootsie Pop Owl Costume was so fun to be. I had a great time making it, wearing it and handing out tootsie pops all day in it. I used an oversized white hoodie for my body, and covered it in hand cut white felt “feathers”. I used two long wing shaped pieces of … Read more

Cool Homemade Mister Peanut Halloween Costume

Homemade Mister Peanut Halloween Costume

This Homemade Mister Peanut Halloween Costume was the funnest costume I ever created. In MN its cold during Halloween so I stayed nice and toasty! For the body I used faux wool material cut out in the shape of a peanut and gathered elastic through the bottom for the bubble effect. Next I sponge painted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Colonel Sanders and KFC Chicken Bucket Couple Costume

Homemade Colonel Sanders and KFC Chicken Bucket Couple Costume

We dressed as Colonel Sanders and a Bucket of KFC Chicken. We handed out chicken to our party guests. The bucket was homemade from a Keg tub and printed off Google Images and red duct tape. The Col Sanders costume was pretty basic but we bought a Santa Clause beard/wig set and cut it.

Coolest Colonel Sanders and Chicken Couple Costume

Colonel Sanders and Chicken Couple Costume

Homemade Chicken Costume: I bought a cheap feather pillow at Big Lots ($3.99) and a can of spray adhesive … and a long sleeve white tee … sprayed one side of the tee and patted the loose feathers onto the adhesive. I bought orange ladies scrub pants for chicken feet, and used the spray adhesive … Read more

Homemade Ronald McDonald Costume

I enjoy coming up with great unique ideas for my children’s costumes and last year we decided on Hamburglar from McDonald’s! I couldn’t find a striped shirt and pants like I wanted so I used a solid black turtleneck that my son already had and bought a plain pair of black pants. I then used … Read more

Coolest Officer Big Mac and the Hamburglar(ette) Costume

Officer Big Mac and Hamburglar Costume

Hamburglar(ette) was a pretty simple costume with a jail outfit and a cape. But, the real challenge for Officer Big mac was creating the head. We basically built a huge BigMac Pillow from felt and stuffing around a reinforced baseball cap. The result was great!! Especially since people didn’t really know who Officer Big Mac … Read more

Original Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

I wanted to make a Foreclosed Home costume for Halloween, but my mom explained that it could hurt someone’s feelings; after all there are a lot of people in California who have recently lost their homes. So then she said, “Why don’t you go as Jack?” I thought, OK, so how do I make a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. Peanut Costume

Homemade Mr. Peanut Costume

I fist got the idea for Mr. Peanut from an episode of Seinfeld where George was describing some guy with a cane, a monocle and top hat and Jerry asks incredulously “Who is this guy, Mr. Peanut!?” I wanted to do the Homemade Mr. Peanut Costume for several years but kept forgetting at Halloween. But … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sun Maid Raisin Girl Halloween Costume

Homemade Sun Maid Raisin Girl Halloween Costume

Having seen a box of Sun-Maid Raisins on the shelf in the grocery story earlier this year, the thought to create a homemade Sun Maid Raisin Girl Halloween costume clicked in my head — what a perfect homemade (and wholesome) costume! To make the costume, I bought or gathered the following: A white t-shirt Blue … Read more

Cool Ronald McDonald Costume

Ronald McDonald Costume

This is a twist on a Ronald McDonald costume. The costume was super easy to make and very affordable. All the clothes were bought at the goodwill and then spray painted. It consists of a suit vest, khakis, and a white collared shirt that went underneath which was taped with duct tape and then spray … Read more

Planter’s Peanut Costume

My son really wanted to be Mr. Peanut and since I couldn’t find a peanut costume I tried to make my own. I bought gold colored felt and cut two shapes of a peanut out and sewed the two together. I added some black felt for the peanut markings. I bought a hat monocle and … Read more

Coolest Colonel Sanders Costume

Homemade Colonel Sanders

I decided to be Colonel Sanders after driving through the drive-thru and seeing Colonel Sanders on the sign. I thought it would be pretty easy and very funny! I’m always something silly for Halloween and this one is by far my favorite! I got an old white suit which my mom had and a white … Read more

Coolest Jolly Green Giant Costume

Homemade Jolly Green Giant Costume

My son Jacob wanted a Jolly Green Giant Costume. I bought a green costume for under $10 and then covered it with leaves. The leaves were on a vine and I cut them off to sew them all laying flat like the Giant. For his head we cut a baseball cap that was too small … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. Peanut and Bag of Sweets Costumes

Homemade Mr. Peanut and Bag of Sweets Costumes

Mr. Peanut was made out of burlap pieces that had been starched and put on a form. The pieces were then glued together and armholes cut. The bottom of the costume was held together with Velcro so that my son could slide it on and off over his black shirt and black pants. I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Slim Jim Costume

Homemade Slim Jim Costume

I came up with this Homemade Slim Jim Costume idea months before Halloween. I wanted to be something different. It was such a simple costume I bought a the yellow overalls from a home improvement store. I could not find a red turtle neck in the men’s department so yes I am wearing a women’s … Read more

Cool DIY Jack in the Box Costume

Jack in the Box Costume

I had the idea to be Jack from “Jack in the Box” for Halloween. The head was a plastic dome from a Halloween fortune teller globe decoration and I wrapped it in a stretchy white see-through cloth that I glued down. I cut the mouth, eyes, and hat out of colored foam sheet from the … Read more

Planter’s Peanut Costume

The idea for this costume came from looking at house hold items such as planter’s peanuts. I started with using garden fencing, wired it up in the correct shape. I paper mached it, painted it applied the face and lettering and I was done. The total time for making this costume was about 15 hours. … Read more

Coolest Mr. Peanut Costume

Mr. Peanut Costume

I originally got this idea from this site: but thought it could be done a little better and with more explanation. I started using garden wire for the frame. You can pick this up at any big box home improvement store. I used 4′ x 50′, and used probably 30′ worth. The costume is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wendy’s Costume

Homemade Wendy's Costume

Through the years, when I wore my hair in braids, all my friends said I looked like the girl from Wendy’s fast food restaurant. When it was time to decide what I wanted to be for Halloween I just knew my friends would be happy when I told them I was going to be Wendy. … Read more