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