Catskill Mountain Yeti Costume

Run in terror from the Catskill Mountain Yeti! This is my 3rd home made costume and was by far the most difficult and expensive yet.  Due to the thickness of the faux fur I had to hand stitch almost every inch of this costume.  I used my full face ski helmet covered in furniture foam … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gingerbread Man’s Revenge Costume

Homemade Gingerbread Man's Revenge Costume

I really liked the idea of the headless horseman and was thinking of something different and ghoulish to make. After watching Shrek with my kids I came up with this Homemade Gingerbread Man’s Revenge Costume on Gramma. I bought yards and yards of beige felt and cut out a front and back in the shape … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grannie Wolf Carrying Little Red Riding Hood Costume

My husband and I came up with the idea of a Grannie Wolf carrying Little Red Riding Hood costume after searching for numerous ideas online, including previous submissions from this website. The original idea was inspired by one of the previous winners: the Mother Carrying a Baby costume. To make it more challenging, we decided … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

Ethan age 9 is Jack and the beanstalk. We used 2 pieces of round Styrofoam for the beanstalk that I glued together, then I wrapped it with green material I had gotten at a fabric store. We got a leaf vine and glued that to the stalk, giving it the vine look. This completed our … Read more

Coolest Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea

For Elliot’s first Halloween, I wanted to make a special costume but I didn’t have the time or sewing skills to make an elaborate get-up, so I put together a great costume hack. I decided to make a simple Humpty Dumpty costume that hangs off of a hooded sweatshirt, making Elliot look like a big-headed … Read more

Best Handmade Evil Queen Costume

Best Handmade Evil Queen Costume

So, I’m a Halloween baby. In 2014, I went to the party at Disneyland on Halloween night. I wore my birthday pin and my Evil Queen costume – the first costume I made almost completely by hand and had so many people telling me “happy birthday!” The best part was meeting the characters, especially since … Read more

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

Coolest Homemade Cinderella Halloween Costumes

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