Awesome Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Family Costume

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We were planning to attend a Halloween event at our local zoo. My five-year-old daughter had decided to dress as Little Red Riding Hood and wear a red cape that was knit by her great-grandmother and worn by me when I was also five years old. My husband jokingly suggested that he could dress as … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cinderella Halloween Costumes

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I really enjoyed making these Cinderella Halloween costumes from things I had laying around the house. I am currently a full time student so funds were a bit low. Someday my Prince will Come Let’s start with Prince Charming. The Shirt was from an old button- up. I had buttons I put over his original … Read more

Sexy Biblical Eve Costume

Sexy Biblical Eve Costume

For a while, I’ve been dreaming to be Eve for Halloween. I looked online and couldn’t find an Eve costume to buy so I had to make my own! It was really hard finding everything. It took me like two weeks to get everything together, but today was finally the day I got to put it … Read more

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

My sister and I were planning a trip to Disney for Halloween and we both love Disney, Game of Thrones, and clever wordplay. Starting with Elsa and ‘Winter is Coming,’ we came up with Daenelsa and Jon Snow White. They were a big hit at the Halloween party! Daenelsa started with Elsa’s dress and cape … Read more

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Our family loves to do group costumes so when I found out that baby number four was on his way, we came up with a fun way to include the newest little one into our Halloween fun! Our costume includes Humpty Dumpty, the King and his men (horses) and the merry maid clean-up crew to … Read more

Last-Minute Jack and Jill Couple’s Costume

Last-Minute Jack and Jill Couple's Costume

To make these Jack and Jill costumes you will need: Clothes you can destroy Bandage wrap Twigs A pail Purple, red, and brown eyeshadow (for bruises) Making the Jack and Jill Costumes Visit your nearest Goodwill, or raid your closet for any combination of plaid/suspenders/denim/ or whatever Jack and Jill are wearing when you picture … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

This homemade Little Red Riding Hood costume was a super sweet costume that did not take a lot of time or money.  We got a lot of compliments and it was a nice “girly” costume, which my daughter wanted, without being just another princess! Making Little Red Riding Hood’s Cape This was the biggest job.  I … Read more

Amazing DIY Big Bad Wolf costume

Amazing DIY Big Bad Wolf costume

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, so when I met my husband I was appalled to find out he hadn’t ever dressed up for Halloween as an adult. I set about to change his mind on Halloween. Our first year together he came with me (I was dressed), by the time our second year … Read more

Disney’s Snow White Family Halloween Costume

Disney's Snow White Family Halloween Costume

Each year we do a family Halloween costume theme and this year we chose Snow White! I make all of the costumes or alter them from thrift store finds. I spend months planning and collecting thrift store pieces and fabric that seem like they will be perfect, then I find a way to put them … Read more

Grandma and Granddaughter Snow White Costumes

Grandma and Granddaughter Snow White Costumes

Grandma needed a costume for a work function which was just around the corner from halloween. Her granddaughter loves to spend time with grandma in her sewing room. One evening in the sewing room granddaughter told grandma she wanted to be Snow White too as she would love to be a Disney princess. In the … Read more

Half Jack Half Jill Costume

Half Jack Half Jill Costume

I love dressing up every year for Halloween! I never buy my costume and I keep what I am dressing up as a secret until the big day to see the reactions. My costume ideas can pop into my head at any time. This year the idea of dressing as Jack and Jill came to … Read more

Cool Ice Queen and Jack Frost Couple Costume

Cool Ice Queen and Jack Frost Couple Costume

I worked on both Halloween costume for about 6 months. I usually have an idea of what I want but somehow end up changing it as I go. Ice Queen Top: I used wood laminate lining, corset boning and led lights. Skirt:  I used a regular white pencil skirt, tulle at the bottom and lace to … Read more

Original Snow Queen Costume

Cool Snow Queen Costume

I decided to become the Snow Queen, but I wanted it as much realistic as possible! I imagined a creature out of this world, among snowy mountains! I sewed an old sheet and an old curtain, darkened the bottom with dust from eye shadow to look like ice and soil. I bought a white feather … Read more

Lil’ Red Beyonce and the Wolf of Wall Street Costumes

Lil' Red Beyonce and the Wolf of Wall Street Costumes

I think we are all fascinated with the harrowing tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf. Personally, I think it is a cool story outside of the usually sexual connotation. FYI- Not everything about Halloween has to be overly sexy, or does it? Hmm, the debate is still in the air … Read more

DIY Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Couple Costume

DIY Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Couple Costume

I love Halloween. If it was up to me, I would change my costume every hour, on the hour. Just so I could be every great idea. Unfortunately, I’m not rich enough to buy 20 different costumes, plus there just isn’t enough hours in the day to change that many times. But, I can still … Read more

Cute Robin Hood Costume for a Boy

Cute Robin Hood Costume for a Boy

Like most four year old boys, my son is a rough and tumble all American little boy- you know the kind that makes other moms freak out when he does something insane, then beefs it big time? That’s my son. Doesn’t care if he is dripping blood or broke a bone, he has to do … Read more

Easy To Make Last-Minute Mugshot Goldilocks Costume

Easy To Make Last-Minute Mugshot Goldilocks Costume

I put together this costume last minute. I had seen a cartoon of Goldilocks as a mugshot, thought how funny, and what an easy costume to put together. I had the black beanie and gloves, wore black clothing and boots. I bought a chalk board at Walmart for $1.97, black mask for $1.00, and foam … Read more

Creative Snow White and His 7 Dwarfs Group Costume

Creative Snow White and His 7 Dwarfs Group Costume

Living in a house with seven girls and one guy we knew we had to be creative this Halloween. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the perfect idea for my roommates and I, and we loved the idea of turning our roommate Jonah into a male Snow White. Check out our costume in action … Read more

Little Red Riding Hood Child Costume and Grandmother Dog

Little Red Riding Hood Child Costume and Grandmother Dog

For Halloween this year, my daughter wanted to be Little Red Riding Hood. For her, we purchased the cape, but everything else came out of our closets. The skirt was hers, the shirt was mine, with a few alterations. We bought some vinyl and put the grommets in to make the “corset”. As her costume … Read more

Original and Scary Ice Queen Costume for a Girl

Original and Scary Ice Queen Costume for a Girl

This costume rocked! Someone said this costume was, “Original, scary and pretty at the same time!” My daughter wanted a unique look. (Or, maybe she wanted to make my life difficult for a bit, ha!) She loves Elsa, but didn’t want to just be another Elsa so she created the character of ‘Ice Queen’, Elsa’s … Read more

Fun and Easy Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Couple Costume

Fun and Easy Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Couple Costume

My boyfriend Ian and I have been together for just over two years and we have always made our own costumes. So far we have dressed up as Pebbles and Bam bam, and John Smith and Pocahantas, so I definitely wanted to keep the couples theme going for this year. Ian actually came up with … Read more

Coolest Robin Hood Prince of Thieves Costume

Coolest Robin Hood Prince of Thieves Costume

Since Halloween and the Renaissance festival occur at the same time around here, and we had just read Robin Hood, my 8 year old decided he wanted to be the famous outlaw for both events. This was my first real sewing project besides some pillows, so I was pretty nervous. The pants and shirt are … Read more

Gothic Little Dark Riding Hood Costume

Gothic Little Dark Riding Hood Costume

This Little Dark Riding Hood costume idea began with a Gothic robe I bought in store. I had many other ideas for this costume like a Gothic witch, and vampire. When I saw the Little Red Riding Hood costume, I wanted to be it, but I didn’t have a red cape. Then I thought “what … Read more

Coolest Illuminated Snow Queen Costume

Coolest Illuminated Snow Queen Costume

For years now I’ve been wanting a Snow Queen costume for Halloween (because I’m a winter-born baby and in sunny South Florida we don’t get any snow!). I knew I would have to make the costume for it to be even halfway good, but I never had enough time to do it and eventually went … Read more