Game-Changing Mr. Peanut Costume

Game-Changing Mr. Peanut Costume

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Every year I have my costume planned out days in advance. For some reason, this year inspiration failed to strike me. I kept figuring that I would think of something. Fast forward to 7pm on Halloween. I’m at the gym and am wracking my brain trying to think … Read more

Extreme Huge Kool-Aid Man Homemade Costume!

Extreme Huge Kool-Aid Man Homemade Costume!

OH YEAH! Everybody loves the Kool-Aid Man! I always wanted to make a life size costume version of the Kool-Aid Man and decided this year was the year! Growing up Kool-Aid was one of my favorite drinks and who didn’t like watching the commercials of Kool-Aid Man busting through walls everywhere he went! Here is … Read more

Kia Soul Hamsters Group Halloween Costume

Kia Soul Hamsters Group Halloween Costume

This halloween three of my very good friends of mine decided that we would dress up as the Kia Soul and the three hamsters. We were inspired by the very popular Kia Soul commercials that we have grown to love over time from seeing them on tv so often. They are hilarious. These costumes are … Read more

Original Last Minute Ernie Keebler Costume for a Woman

Original Last Minute Ernie Keebler Costume for a Woman

Living in a foreign country has always proved to be a bit challenging. It takes much more effort to find what you need to produce a costume then going to your local thrift shop or craft store. Supplies are limited, and finding things that fit you is even more difficult, not to mention the hours … Read more

Nostalgic Cereal Mascot Group Costume

Nostalgic Cereal Mascot Group Costume

When you are 24 years old, in entry level jobs, and moving away from home, it’s hard to carry traditions carried out from when you were in middle school. However, one tradition that my friends and I never fail to come together for is Halloween. Since age 13/14, we have made Halloween our passion, picking … Read more

Last Minute Costume Idea: Flo’s Cousin – Floesha

Last Minute Costume Idea: Flo's Cousin - Floesha

Name tag and badge made out of paper with safety pin on back, plain white apron with blue stickers and clear tape, white pants and shirt. Make up by Mac. I glued on individual lashes, bought some off brand converse, they were actually $10 at citi trends including the pants and polo whit shirt were … Read more

Easy Energizer Bunny Costume!

Easy Energizer Bunny Costume!

Just keep going, going, going! This Energizer Bunny costume was a total hit this year at a Halloween party and was pretty easy to make! I had the shirt, shorts, tights, and flip flops already. I bought a bunny accessory kit for the ears and tail. All that was left was the drum and the … Read more

Cool Snap, Crackle and Pop Child Costumes

Cool Snap, Crackle and Pop Child Costumes

I have 3 children (ages 9, 9 and 8) and have always loved dressing them up for Halloween in themes of “3’s”.  I got this idea a couple years ago, while eating Rice Krispies for breakfast one morning.  I finally had the time to make the costumes this year.  :-) Snap: I found a white … Read more

Cool Mr Peanut Halloween Costume

Cool Mr Peanut Halloween Costume

We started with the idea from last years thanksgiving NewYork parade.  I went down to the near homedepot and got a sheet of foam.  We cut out circles and staked and glued them together.  It took hours to sand the foam down to the shape of a peanut. We also made the hat out of … Read more

Cool Illusion Costume: The KFC Colonel Goes to the Races

Cool Illusion Costume: The KFC Colonel Goes to the Races

I got the inspiration for this costume from a shirt I bought from Kentucky for Kentucky designed by the talented Rachael Sinclair. This year I was inspired to dress in something that ties me to my roots, I am a Kentucky native after all. I also wanted to spread the news to all those city … Read more

Cool Kool-Aid Man Costume for Toddlers

Cool Kool-Aid Man Costume for Toddlers

It was very difficult to come up with this idea!  I would have never came up with the idea myself, but I saw the idea for it online and as soon as I saw it, I knew it was the perfect costume for my son and we weren’t going to see another one while we … Read more

Toaster Strudel Commercial Boy Costume

Toaster Strudel Commercial Boy Costume

I noticed that the Toaster Strudel commercial kid looked a lot like my grandson Damion, and it became a funny thing between us.We watched all the commercials on youtube, and literally did “Laugh Out Loud”. His 11th birthday was Sept. 19, so as a joke birthday gift I made him the outfit and it also … Read more

Easy Fruit of the Loom Grapes Costume

Easy Fruit of the Loom Grapes Costume

I couldn’t decide what to be for Halloween last year. I didn’t feel like buying a costume, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of money making one either. Just as I was thinking about that, I noticed my roommate was munching on grapes. That’s when the light bulb when off… a Fruit of … Read more

Cool Geico Money Man Costume

Cool Geico Money Man Costume

When I first saw the Geico commercial with the money man, I looked at my husband who resembled this person in the commercial.  We bought fake play money and stiched them individually onto a pair of jeans and a long sleeve button down shirt.  We ride motorcycles so we had a skull helmet.  We taped … Read more

Coolest Kia Ganster Hamster Group Costume

Coolest Kia Ganster Hamster Group Costume

I’ve always loved Halloween and done pretty detailed costumes and always at the last minute!  I wasn’t going to “do” Halloween the year the Ganster Hamster Kia commercial came out but on Oct 1st I decided I wanted to use that theme for my costumes. We were a pretty big hit walking around town and … Read more

Sexy No-Sew Costume for a Woman: Energizer Bunny Comes to Life!

Sexy No-Sew Costume for a Woman: Energizer Bunny Comes to Life!

I wanted to do something that was recognizable, but different.   I was thinking I would be a bunny of some-sort, yet that seemed too ordinary.  The Energizer Bunny, now that was going to be something different. I bought the standard ear and puffy tail.  For my body part I bought a pink too-too with … Read more

Raging Ronald McDonald Costume

Raging Ronald McDonald Costume

This costume all started from seeing a picture of the Joker (Heath Ledger version) in a Ronald McDonald outfit, someone was bored and Photoshopped it I’m assuming. So my quest went on to make the picture a reality. I shopped for a year for the right clothes before I finally put everything together for the … Read more

Funny Pepto Bismol Man Costume

Funny Pepto Bismol Man Costume

I came up with this Pepto Bismol Man costume on my own and had a blast shopping for everything and putting it together. It’s complete with a bucket on my head to measure out the Pepto Bismol needed to help save the day for anyone with upset stomach troubles. None of my friends really knew … Read more

Easy No-Sew DIY Nerds Group Costume

This Nerds group costume was very easy to make and many of the clothes were already owned by the people wearing them.  to make the braces, use stud earring backs as the part that goes on your tooth, and opened up paperclips to hold them there, which are then attached to some kind of stretchy … Read more

Cool DIY Couple Costume: Kia Hamster and Soul Car

Cool DIY Couple Costume: Kia Hamster and Soul Car

Two months after I started, here it is…Kia Hamster and “Soul” car costumes. I made it all from scratch, except the hoodie, but did the stenciling manually… The mask has over gone several makeovers since I began to get just right. I used a foam base, then hot melted the fur onto it. The mouth … Read more

Funny Mucinex Lady Plus-Size Costume

Funny Mucinex Lady Plus-Size Costume

This was a funny one…I was working in the Pharmacy so it was really cool going to work as the Mucinex Lady. I was first inspired by a Used Goldilocks costume I found at the local thrift shop. It just came to me. I watched some commercials and chose to base my lady off of … Read more

Easy Plus Size Flo Progressive Insurance

Easy Plus Size Flo Progressive Insurance

First Flo is an icon so I knew I had to do the costume right. I did dye my hair darker to look more the part. The Progressive insurance web site was really helpful in creating this look. It offered print outs and instructions down to what color lipstick Flo wears. I bought my apron … Read more

Easy Homemade Flo Costume

Easy Homemade Flo Costume

My husband and I own a food truck and sadly we had to work on Halloween. So we wanted to wear a couples costume as we do every year but something we could easily work in. So we brainstormed while watching TV and the sweet and lovely Flo came on in one of her many … Read more

Cool Homemade Hamburglar Costume

The inspiration for this Hamburglar costume idea was the black and white stripped dress I already owned (from Target). I try and make my costumes every year. Something the average person can make; I am not a sewing genius. The hardest part about this costume was making the hamburgers for the tie. The felt pieces … Read more