Awesome Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Family Costume

red riding hood family costume

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

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

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

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

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

Cool Red Riding Hood and BIG Bad Wolf Couple Costume

Cool Red Riding Hood and BIG Bad Wolf Couple Costume

To make my husband’s Grandma nightgown, I took a full size sheet, sewed it up in a nightgown shape, which was a challenging task considering my husband’s size and shape.  I attached elastic around the bottom of sleeves, then hot glued lace around the sleeves and bottom of gown.  The nightcap is a shower cap with eyelet lace material sewed … Read more

Last-Minute Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood Couple’s Costumes

Last-Minute Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood Couple's Costumes

My boyfriend had been helping me through some major family drama.  Times had not been fun.  He loves Halloween, but we had not had time to plan anything due to my struggles.  Anyhow, I was determined to make it special for him, even though my budget was very small.  I used my first day off … Read more

Little Dead Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf Couple Costume

Little Dead Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf Couple Costume

Little Red In my hunt for materials for our Little Dead Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf Couple Costume, I had called my mom a half a dozen time frantically asking if she had found a knee length cape. Her response was, “oh Sarah, I don’t know anyone who loves Halloween as much as you do”. … Read more

Not-So-Scary Homemade Big Bad Wolf Costume

Not-So-Scary Homemade Big Bad Wolf Costume

I was 8 months pregnant and discussing costume ideas with my 3 year old daughter, hoping to make something for myself that would work with whatever she wanted to be. I had been knitting a red riding hood for months (from a pattern out of “Fairy Tale Knits”), and she told me she wanted to … Read more