Awesome DIY Costume – Exact Replica of Willy Wonka

Exact Replica of Willy Wonka

My son loves movies and wanted to be Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp). I used crushed velvet for the coat, lined it with satin. I have never made a coat before, or sewn with stretchy velvet, so needless to say there were many stitches ripped out. I made the jacket, the vest, the undershirt and the … Read more

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

When you love everything about Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, you just have to find a way to squeeze a costume or two at some point in your life for Halloween, especially a standout costume as the giant blueberry costume! So when I got this battery operated blue Airblown suit for dirt cheap at a … Read more

Scrumdiddlyumptious Willy Wonka Costume

Scrumdiddlyumptious Willy Wonka Costume

My son asked for a Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder version) costume this year and I wasn’t happy with anything I found, so I started brainstorming. I scoured Goodwill for pieces and searched the fabric store for suitable materials. Here’s how I put it all together. Coat – I found this at Goodwill, in women’s size … Read more

Willy Wonka Costume – The New Version

Willy Wonka Costume - The New Version

My son proclaimed that he wanted a Willy Wonka costume (the new version) after being on a Wonka movie-watching kick. I gathered bits and pieces for his costume, and put together a close replica. I managed to find a ladies coat at a thrift store that fit the look. We did order the hat, glasses, and … Read more

Homemade Toddler Oompa Loompa Costume

Homemade Toddler Oompa Loompa Costume

Hi my name is Wandy and my mother and I  wanted to create something different for Halloween. Our neighbor sent us a link to different costumes. There were so many to choose from. I liked the idea of a homemade  Oompa Loompa costume for my  son. My son is 1 year old. I asked my mother … Read more

The Best Willy Wonka Costume from Scratch

The Best Willy Wonka Costume from Scratch

My son Finley has awesome crazy curly hair, and the funnest most loving personality. One day while he was playing around, I looked at him and I thought he looked just like Gene Wilder. So of course he had to be Willy Wonka for Halloween! I found a white top hat, spray painted it brown, I … Read more

Cool Oompa Loompa Group Costume

Cool Oompa Loompa Group Costume

We went as oompa loompas because we are so short.  We work at a community college that hosted a trick or treat night for the community grade school kids.  Our trick or treat night was hosted by both college staff and students.  Kids got to walk through an insane asylum and go through a haunted … Read more

Original Homemade Oompa Loompa Costume

Coolest Homemade Oompa Loompa Costume

My name is Sarah. I am 25 years old and have been 4’11” tall since 5th grade. Needless to say, I’ve heard all the short jokes in the book. I loved most of them, but I wanted to recreate the Oompa Loompa because that was most common. I found the socks and shirt and that … Read more

Cool Violet from Willy Wonka Costume

Cool Violet from Willy Wonka Costume

This is my daughter she is five years old and I made this costume Violet from Willy Wonka for our campground halloween party which was September 27 ,2014. I made it using a yoga ball paper mache fabric and a red velvet table cloth and gold bottoms . All together seeing as I had the … Read more

Cool Oompa Loompa Costume

Oompa Loompa doo pa dee doo

I love the original Willy Wonka movie and always wanted to be an Oompa Loompa for Halloween. The hardest part of the costume was the face paint. I had the brown shoes already in my closet, as well as the white capri pants. I purchased brown soccer socks and a turtleneck matching the same shade … Read more

Little Mister Willy Wonka Costume for a Toddler

Little Mister Willy Wonka Costume for a Toddler

My son, who is three, is wearing this costume. I gave him about 9 options (when he was two) and he said no to all of them. So I randomly suggested Willy Wonka and he started screaming “yes”. That started the ball rolling. I picked up the fabric for the vest and coat at Joanne,which was … Read more

Cool Homemade Boy’s Oompa Loompa Costume

Cool Homemade Boy's Oompa Loompa Costume

I love home made costumes. I love to make costumes. But I hate sewing. I am more of a hot glue type. Of all my brilliant ideas..I decided to make an ooma Loompa costume for my son and it involved LOTS of sewing. The easy part was the wig and brown slippers. I added wite … Read more

Cool Homemade Oompa Loompa Couple Costume

Cool Homemade Oompa Loompa Couple Costume

Shop at St. Patricks Day for wigs, Shop at Easter for a Giant Egg,  Shop at Goodwill or Salvation Army for the perfect brown shirt, Shop at Summer Clearance for white cropped pants. Buy Grosgrain ribbon at Fabric Store, perfect brown color, 6 rolls, 1 yard of stretch fabric. Sew ribbon about 1 inch apart … Read more

Coolest Homemade Oompa Loompa Couple Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Oompa Loompa Couple Halloween Costume

A couple of weeks before our neighborhood Halloween Party I had been trying to come up with a really good couple’s costume.  One day, my 5yr old daughter was watching TV while I was cleaning and I happened to look up and I saw that she was watching Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and it hit … Read more

Oompa Loompas and Willy Wonka Homemade Group Costume

Oompa Loompas and Willy Wonka Homemade Group Costume

Very fun for a group to do together! Super easy! It was so much fun to do! And who doesn’t love wearing a wig!! Everybody loved the costumes! And Willy Wonka was such a trooper!! We won 2nd place in a costume contest! Very easy and super super fun!  

Homemade Willy Wonka and an Oompa Loompa Couples Costume

Homemade Willy Wonka and an Oompa Loompa Couples Costume

It all started with a love for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Pure Imagination. Standing at just 4’11 and 3/4″, I often turn to short things for Halloween costumes. Of these have been a gnome, leprechaun, smurf, and of course and Oompa Loompa. I had my costume all ready to go for my … Read more

Easy Oompa Loompa Group Halloween Costumes

Easy Oompa Loompa Group Halloween Costumes

The three Oompa Loompa Costumes on the right of the picture were made by this momma!! Every year in my small town we have Halloween around our Courthouse square where all the stores down town give out candy; well, I got tired of seeing the same costumes from WalMart over and over and over. So … Read more

1 Year Old Easy Oompa Loompa Costume

1 Year Old Easy Oompa Loompa Costume

I was looking for something adorable and toddler friendly (nothing too tight, uncomfortable, nothing she would take off like a hat). I am not crafty but was quite pleased with myself when the Oompa Loompa costume was complete. People loved it, lots of compliments. Items from Kids’ Consignment Store: Brown Shirt, White Sweatpants Already Owned: Brown … Read more

Very Cool Oompa Loompa Girl Costume

Very Cool Oompa Loompa Girl Costume

Who said there wasn’t an Oompa Loompa girl costume? Who said an Oompa Loompa had to be short? Ha ha, here is my 2012 costume of an Oompa Loompa. The socks were bought at a random store, I made the skirt out of a tank top, the overalls were made of duct take with drawn … Read more

Sexy Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka Costumes

Sexy Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka Costumes

Find a gold dress, go to Michaels and purchase black adhesive letters or iron on letters. Stick on “Golden Ticket” on the front of the dress. On the back if you’d like stick on “Admit One”. Purchase fun gold jewelry, shoes, make-up and anything else that is gold. One thing I could not find was … Read more