Awesome Homemade Adventure in Wonderland Group Costumes

Awesome Homemade Adventure in Wonderland Group Costumes

Every year my husband (Mad Hatter) and I (Queen of Hearts) host a Halloween party for our friends and neighbors.  I have always loved Halloween growing up and had some really awesome homemade costumes, plus my parents used to build and host a haunted house every year for a local organization.   You could say that … Read more

Beautiful Handmade Maddest of Hatters Costume for a Woman

Beautiful Handmade Maddest of Hatters Costume for a Woman

After Seeing Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” in the theater, I knew I had to make a Mad Hatter costume. I didn’t want to do it right after it came out because I didn’t want to be one of twenty Mad Hatters everywhere I went. Also I knew it would take a lot of work … Read more

Cool Cheshire Cat Costume for a Hip Girl

Cool Cheshire Cat Costume for a Hip Girl

My daughter wanted a Cheshire Cat costume from The Disney cartoon version of Alice in Wonderland. The costumes you could purchase online were either too babyish or too grown-up sexy for a tween-ager. So I jumped into action! I found it a challenge to create an age-appropriate costume that was really cool. I started searching on … Read more

Amazing Handmade Red Queen Costume

Amazing Handmade Red Queen Costume

I was getting ready to take a little vacation from work and my department decided we were going to all dress up as Super Heroes and Villans- So I chose a Beautiful Villian!  The Red Queen from the Johnny Depp version of Alice in Wonderland.  I had a vision and it was going to be … Read more

A Different Kind of Homemade Cheshire Cat Costume

A Different Kind of Homemade Cheshire Cat Costume

My family participates in All Hallows Fantasy Faire every year as the court of the Dark Fairy Queen (who I portray).  This year my daughter wanted a Cheshire Cat costume, as we had planned on a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for the children at the event.  So, I began to search for striped fabric to … Read more

Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter Couple Costume

Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter Couple Costume

This is my daughter and  i am the queen of hearts and she is the mad hatter, i bought a blk dress and put red felt hearts on it, iglued red ribbon on the sleeves and i had a gray granny wig i sprayed red with red hair paint and glued red hearts on a … Read more

Sexy Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Sexy Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

True Life: I plan my Halloween costumes at least a year in advance I’d be lying if I said I don’t already have plans for 2014. Last year before I even wore the costume I had worked so hard on the previous year, I said “I’m going to be the Queen of Hearts next year” … Read more

Creative Alice in Wonderland Family of Four Costume

Creative Alice in Wonderland Family of Four Costume

Every year, for the past 4-1/2 years, we have chosen to do family themed costumes. In 2009, we were the Addams Family. In 2010, we were the Flintstones. In 2011, we were a Pirate Family. In 2012, my husband deployed to Afghanistan for his 2nd deployment, so since we were not a “complete” family, I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Costume on a Budget!

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Costume on a Budget!

My 14 year old son comes to me and asked if I could make a Mad Hatter costume for Halloween. Sure, why not, how hard could it be. He says “mom you can do it, it will be easy”. First we searched pictures of Mad Hatter, and  cost  for buying the costume online or in … Read more

Unique and Sexy Cheshire Cat Costume

Unique and Sexy Cheshire Cat Costume

I had fun making this Cheshire Cat costume. I have always loved Alice in Wonderland, the Disney Version! I picked up furry boot covers at a Halloween store, then I cut and glued them together to create the striped look. I did that for the tail as well, then stuffed it full of cotton, added an … Read more

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

This is my Queen of Hearts costume created this year for a gala dinner at a crafting weekend away. It is the highlight of the annual weekend away, and I go to a lot of effort – I love Halloween. I spent over 70 hours creating this, using the SIMPLICITY 3782 “Elizabethan Costume” pattern as … Read more

Fully Homemade Mad Cheshire Cat Costume

Fully Homemade Mad Cheshire Cat Costume

This was my first year of doing a group costume theme. I always handmade my previous costumes, so this near would be no different ! Our group of four picked Alice in Wonderland  (or maybe my best friend and I picked, and the husbands had to follow) heehee. Anyway, Alice in Wonderland is one of … Read more

Awesome Family of Six Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

Awesome Family of Six Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

As a family of 6 who all love Halloween, I typically begin planning our Halloween costumes a year before Halloween and begin gathering items around August. We have been the Wizard of Oz  characters, Scooby Do characters, Disney characters, insects, and the Peter Pan cast. We have always wanted to do Alice in Wonderland, but … Read more

Coolest Mad-Hatter Costume for a Tween Girl

Coolest Mad-Hatter Costume for a Tween Girl

My daughter is a huge Alice in Wonderland fan. Last year, she had her heart set on being the Mad Hatter for Halloween.  Most of the costumes she liked were a little too grown up, and the others were just too commercial. Instead we found this pattern and she helped make it, along with her … Read more

Most Creative Group Costume – Alice in Wonderland!

Most Creative Group Costume - Alice in Wonderland!

Have you gone mad? I’m afraid so…but let me tell you something, all the best people are. – Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland characters are a great idea for a bunch of girls to do for Halloween. You can decide how elaborate you want it to be and if showing a little more skin … Read more

Cutest Mad Hatter Tea Party Family Homemade Costume Idea

Cutest Mad Hatter Tea Party Family Homemade Costume Idea

I wanted to make a theme with all 4 of my kids and thank GOD they loved my idea! My eldest daughter was the Mad Hatter, my other daughter was a huge tea cup, my son was the white rabbit, and my youngest daughter was a lavender tea bag. I got the Mad Hatter felt … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter Girl Costume Idea

Coolest Mad Hatter Girl Costume Idea

The Mad Hatter Girl: Jasmine wanted to be the Mad Hatter but all the costumes at the store didn’t look anything like the real Mad Hatter, so I decided to  do my own research on the internet and made her a one of a kind Mad Hatter Girl. Hat made using a Dollar store hat … Read more

A Really Good Red Queen and the Mad Hatter Couple’s Costume

A Really Good Red Queen and the Mad Hatter Couple's Costume

We made these costumes over a matter of weeks (we always get really excited for Halloween).  We got a lot of interesting reactions!  We especially stood out because we managed to only go to the places that no one dressed up at (i.e., the bar with all of the young professionals in their suits, drinking … Read more

Cool Mad Hatter Costume for a Woman

Coolest Mad Hatter Costume

There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it, you need to be as mad as a hatter… Which luckily I am! He is a crazy, wacky hatter who meets Alice when she shows up in Wonderland. He loves having tea parties … Read more

Best Alice in Wonderland Costume Ever!

Best Alice in Wonderland Costume Ever!

My daughter Lily loves ANYTHING Disney  this year she wanted to be Alice in Wonderland. Easy enough. I started at the end, naturally. I made her a Cheshire cat. Of course after I made it we found the Disney store finally carried one. I like mine better, but i’m partial. I didn’t have a pattern, I just looked at pictures of him … Read more

Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky

Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky

The Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky costumes were purchased from Goodwill stores and from articles around the house. It was an exceptionally fun theme this year, Alice in Wonderland. Friends and relatives were so impressed and couldn’t get over the fact the costumes were so inexpensive and looked so good. Jabberwacky is Mike Kuntz and … Read more