Alice in Wonderland Group Costume With a Twist

Alice in Wonderland Group Costume With a Twist

Hi there! At my job, we are BIG on Halloween every year. Everyone dresses up and the groups of people are always different. This year, it was groups of three and it was picked at random by drawing numbers! For the past three years, my group has always won, so I knew we had to … Read more

Awesome DIY Female Mad Hatter Costume

Awesome DIY Female Mad Hatter Costume

Inspired by the Johnny Depp Mad Hatter.  This costume took several weeks to put together.  I live in the middle of nowhere Alaska with few shopping options, so almost all of the items to make this costume were ordered online (thread, buttons, lace, hat, paint, beads, tulle etc). Mad Hatter costume Skirt:  I loved the … Read more

Coolest Quadruplet Alice in Wonderland Costumes

Coolest Quadruplet Alice in Wonderland Costumes

I have eight year old quadruplets and each year we choose a Halloween costume theme and I make all of our costumes. This year, we decided to do Alice in Wonderland costumes. The Alice costume was a pattern for Alice that I made, no problem; it was pretty easy. The Red Queen was adapted from … Read more

Original Alice and ALL of Wonderland Costume

Original Alice and ALL of Wonderland Costume

Alice in Wonderland has always been my favorite story. As a child I was so mesmerized by the magic and beautiful animation. I know many people view the story as one about drugs and I, however, see it as an inspirational story about mental health. The white rabbit struggles with anxiety, Alice is struggling with … Read more

Completely Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Completely Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

I really loved the character from Tim Burtons Alice in Wonderland, The Queen of Hearts.  I began a long journey of trying to find just the right fabric to make it a close as possible to the screen version.  After a couple of weeks I had not found what I wanted in fabric so I … Read more

Great Red Queen and Mad Hatter Couple Costume

Great Red Queen and Mad Hatter Couple Costume

Halloween is our favorite holiday. For us it’s about having fun, and being creative. What’s not to love? This year we decided to go as the Red Queen and Mad Hatter. We started early – late summer, searching out all the pieces we would need for our costumes at local thrift stores. We found everything … Read more

Coolest Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

Coolest Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

My nine year old daughter and I decided it would be fun to do group costumes this year, and we decided on Alice In Wonderland. I made tutus from tulle for all the girls’ costumes. My nine year old was Alice. I bought a white apron and added lace and some black trim around the … Read more

Special Little Miss Mad Hatter Costume

Special Little Miss Mad Hatter Costume

The concept Miss Mad Hatter, portrayed by my daughter Nadia, all started with with a hat. Nadia saw the hat she is wearing at a party store. Our next stop was the craft store. She picked out colors and fabrics she wanted. I got a pattern, which really just ended out being inspiration, because I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

To make the homemade Queen of Hearts costume, I used playing cards, red and black tulle, black elastic, a white tank top, hot glue, red glitter, red ribbon, black tape, clear tape, a black headband, red scrapbook paper, and glittery foam! I used about 9 decks of cards, but since I only used one suit … Read more

Homemade White Rabbit Costume

Homemade White Rabbit Costume

One of my costumes this year was The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. I bought a makeup pallet from Party City and painted my face. The colors I used: pink black, and white. A better makeup to use next time would be Mehron costume makeup; the consistency is better and wont fade through the … Read more

New and Old Mad Hatter Mash-Up Costume

New and Old Mad Hatter Mash-Up Costume

Where to begin telling you about my Mad Hatter costume? Well, I found the green velvet trench coat years ago in 2000 on eBay, but wasn’t sure what to do with it or how to make it something I could enjoy. Then, the new Johnny Depp Alice In Wonderland movie came out, so I finally … Read more

Cool Family Alice in Wonderland Costumes

Cool Family Alice in Wonderland Costumes

This is How I Made the Cool Family Alice in Wonderland Costumes: Wow! Almost didn’t get these pulled together. The tutu dresses started out as just the body and the tutu. But they looked so plain that I ended up adding the sleeves at the last minute. The white rabbit was the easiest, but getting … Read more

Tim Burton’s Cheshire Cat

Tim Burton's Cheshire Cat

This costume was a ton of work. It started out with the mask, which has a paper mache base that I created literally on my daughter’s face, making sure to add upholstery foam where Cheshire’s face differed from hers. She had to take two showers to get all the glue out of her hair after that! Then, I … Read more

Went “Mad” Making this Mad Hatter Costume!

Went "Mad" Making this Mad Hatter Costume!

Hi! My name is Deanna Meehan and here is my story about my son Hayden’s 2014 Halloween costume, The Mad Hatter. My 8 year old son Hayden borrowed the movie Alice in Wonderland (Johnny Depp version) from a friend last month. Our family had never seen the movie. He loved the Mad Hatter character, everything … Read more

Original Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume for a Girl

Original Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume for a Girl

You ever have an idea so good  that you don’t have time to write it down you just do it?  Well that is what happened to me lol. My daughter originally wanted to be a chess piece then she wanted to be a peacock, and then finally the queen of hearts.  Being a stay at … Read more

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Queen of Hearts Costume

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Queen of Hearts Costume

Queen of hearts is my favorite Alice in Wonderland character. This costume was completely made by hand from a female vampire costume from years past. I cut the old costume down the front and added in the white panel down the front that I had previously sewn hearts too. On the back a row of … Read more

Sexy Steampunk-Style Mad Hatter Costume

Sexy Steampunk-Style Mad Hatter Costume

This is the best female Steampunk Mad Hatter costume ever! I was given the steampunk hat and the knee high boots for Christmas and everything else was home made. We went thrift store shopping, found a brown dress and a men’s black suit jacket. We altered the suit jacket by attaching safety pins in two … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume for a Boy: LiTtle M@d H@tteR

Cool Homemade Costume for a Boy: LiTtle M@d H@tteR

Ok my son (JJ) loves for me to always make his costumes. This year I decided to make him one of my favorite Disney character into A costume,  Mad Hater! The Costume Pieces: I am big on thrift stores,  soooooo, I went to the thrift store and purchased pants and tailored them to length,  the … Read more

Sexy Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Costumes on a Budget

Sexy Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Costumes on a Budget

Here’s how to make a Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum costume – the right way! Every year my best friend and I dress up in matching Halloween costumes. This was our last Halloween together in college, so it had to be the best. Because we were on a student budget we decided to make our … Read more

Dancing Rose Costume from Alice in Wonderland

Dancing Rose Costume from Alice in Wonderland

My sister is member of the varsity song squad at her high high school. She doesn’t fit in with them very well so when the squad decided they were going to all dress up as characters from Alice in Wonderland they picked without her and told her she had to be one the singing flowers. … Read more

Queen of Hearts DIY Costume for a Girl

Queen of Hearts DIY Costume for a Girl

Here is again my Ivona, this time as the Queen of Hearts. The idea I found on the net, I admit, but I sewed all alone without anyone help. Lower part of the dress is my old skirt. I attached on it deck cards and white material, it used to be a scarf, with stitched … Read more

Last-Minute Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Couple Costume

Last-Minute Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Couple Costume

Originally my sister and I weren’t planning on dressing up at all this year since we had just moved and free time was very scarce, but as the day got closer we decided that we could at least dress up in a very simple costume.  Being as we always dress in “couple costumes” we decided … Read more

Prize-Winning Mad Hatter Costume for a Boy

My son absolutely LOVES Alice in Wonderland right now. So this year he wanted to go as his favorite character: the Mad Hatter. For this costume, I started where I do with every costume: local thrift stores. We purchased pants, an old jacket, a vest, a button-up shirt, a tie, and a blonde wig. We … Read more