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 DIY Energizer Bunny Costume

Homemade Energizer Bunny Costume

Since we have a costume contest at work every year I wanted to do something unique that would bring home a win. What else could do that but the Energizer Bunny?! I marched the halls banging my drum and spinning the circles, just like the bunny…and I WON!! Here’s how I made this Homemade Energizer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sprout Jolly Green Giant Costume


This homemade Sprout Jolly Green Giant costume was perfect for my son, not only because he looks just like Sprout, but because it was comfortable for him and very easy to make. I just took a green youth T-shirt, cut the neck and one arm off to make it a one-shoulder shirt and cut off … Read more

Coolest DIY Geico Money Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

My son William, age 6, has been infatuated with The Money icon from Geico for about a year. He went to the Baltimore Boat Show last Fall and met Ms. Geico who signed a poster for him. He fell in love with Geico at that time and has been obsessed with it ever since. He … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ronald McDonald Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Ronald McDonald Halloween Costume Idea

Created this homemade Ronald McDonald Halloween costume idea with the help of my grandma (whose excellent at sewing). We purchased the fabric needed for the costume at a local fabric store. She sewed the costume up to my body dimensions starting with the yellow main part first working outward going to the sleeves and then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Arby’s Family Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Arby's Family Halloween Costume Idea

We had great fun dreaming up this group Homemade Arby’s Family Halloween Costume Idea. I was trying to think of something minimal for my husband as he doesn’t like to dress up. The guy “thinking” Arby’s seemed like the perfect minimal costume. Then the wheels started turning in my head. Every husband should be thinking … Read more

Cool Homemade Flo Costume

Homemade Flo Costume

I made this homemade Flo costume myself. It was fun and easy. I made a paper stencil by printing an image of the progressive logo in the approximate size necessary. Then, I traced it onto a white apron and colored it in with a blue sharpie. I printed the name tag and ‘i heart insurance’ … Read more

Original Homemade Hamburglar Costume

Homemade Hamburglar Costume

Being that Halloween has been my FAVORITE day of the year, I am known to always appear in a handmade costume with any necessary PROPS in hand. My best friend and I enjoy the month of October for two obvious reasons… Halloween and McDONALD’S MONOPOLY GAME PIECE TIME!!! We figured it’d only be appropriate to … Read more

Coolest Cereal Box Prize Costume

Cereal Box Prize Costume

It all started with a cardboard shipping box from Wal-Mart. When I couldn’t think of anything cute and looking at the prices of this year’s Halloween costumes, I decided to go ahead and make my son a prize inside a box of Captain Crunch to save money. The drawing out was done after laying a … Read more

Coolest KIA Superbowl Commercial Muno Costume

Homemade KIA Superbowl Commercial Muno Costume

The Kia Superbowl commercial inspired me to make this Muno costume. I used 5 yards of red pleather and a full size foam mattress topper to make this. I hot glued a dozen red “bumps” (Christmas ornaments, cut in ½) onto the “skin”, and used blue coveralls for the “flight suit”. I found the plastic … Read more

Coolest Homemade Listerine Action Hero Halloween Costume

Homemade Listerine Action Hero Halloween Costume

I absolutely love Halloween and make a costume every year. One of my favorite costumes ever was going out as a Homemade Listerine Action Hero Halloween Costume. I bought a bottle of Listerine to base the costume from. I drew the label on a piece of Bristol board outlining it in black marker and painted … Read more