Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love competing in contests!  I try to make costumes that make people smile and they can relate to.  Usually I choose a weather theme but this year I decided it would be more for fun and not competition (well, that’s how it started at least.) My husband is … Read more

The Grinch Costume with Laytex Mask and Makeup

The Grinch Costume with Laytex Mask and Makeup

I have been a huge fan of The Grinch ever since I was young. I am very creative by nature so naturally I love hair and makeup. I have been obsessed with the costume design and makeup in the movie “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”. I remember wondering how long it took them to do … Read more

The Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

The Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

The Grinch Who Stole Halloween, by Erin Pegram. What a Grinchy trick! Just when you thought that the Grinch grew a heart, well, Christmas presents are one thing, but candy is a different story! The GRINCH’s heart was pounding the beat of a different tune, “Maybe Halloween isn’t all about the screams, maybe perhaps, it’s … Read more

Heartwarming Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costumes

Heartwarming Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costumes

EVERYONE wanted their pictures taken with us this Halloween! My husband is notorious for being the original “Grinch”! Every Christmas he wears his red Grinch shirt and his green Grinch hat, complete with tassels. It was an obvious choice for us to be the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who this year! Everywhere we went, my … Read more

Creepy Zombie Lou Who Costume

Creepy Zombie Lou Who Costume

I had been wanting to make a Cindy Lou Who costume from the live action version for years and was not willing to get a store bought costume as I so often don’t because making your own is so much fun! By the end of the summer I already gathered materials like teacups and fake … Read more

Easy and Impressive Cindy Lou Who Costume

Easy and Impressive Cindy Lou Who Costume

I had wanted to make this Cindy Lou Who costume for a few years. And I finally just decided it was time. I had the hair on my head and the rest was so easy to make that I just went for it. I made the cloak and the skirt. I had no pattern for … Read more

Cool Couples Halloween Costume: Grinch and Cindy Lou Who

Cool Couples Halloween Costume: Grinch and Cindy Lou Who

Halloween is me and my fiancé’s favorite holiday! This year, we decided to go as a couple. Luckily, Eric (my fiancé) doesn’t have any hesitations when it comes to wearing makeup! We hit up a local costume rental shop and picked out the makeup we would need to create the Grinch’s face. We bought one … Read more

Handmade Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Couples Costume

Handmade Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Couples Costume

My boyfriend and I were trying to think of an idea to do for a couples costume this year. He wasn’t helping out at all, so I called him The Grinch of Halloween. And that is how we came up with being The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who. We bought green fuzzy fabric at JoAnn’s, … Read more

Cool Grinch and Martha May Couple Costume

Cool Grinch and Martha May Couple Costume

In our household Halloween is the time that sparks our imagination most. It’s been a long time coming , but this year we were able to pull it off!What you may ask? The Grinch and a version of Martha May Whovier. My husband has watched “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” by Ron Howard, several obnoxious … Read more

Coolest DIY Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

Coolest DIY Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

My costume was easy to make. I had almost everything I needed already – a dress, black shoes, and tights. I just needed to make a “cape” and figure out how to do my hair and make-up. For the cape: I bought a red pillowcase for the cape (99 cents!!), glued cotton balls around the … Read more

The Grinch that Stole Halloween Costume Idea for a Child

The Grinch that Stole Halloween Costume Idea for a Child

My son has always been creative in his choice for Halloween costumes…thinking if he can think it mommy can buy it/make it for him. As well from the age of 1.5 years his most favourite movie ever was The Grinch that Stole Christmas (the Jim Carrey version) so not surprisingly he wanted to be the Grinch when … Read more

The Grinch (Teacher) Loves to Go to School

The Grinch (Teacher) Loves to Go to School

Every year I wear this costume to school and I have my students dress up like the Whos. In September students young and old  started asking me if I am going to wear my costume this year! It has become a tradition at our school. A few years ago I bought three rugs. I sat down … Read more

Cool Cindy Lou Who Homemade Girls Halloween Costume

My Amelia takes her precious time every year trying to pick just the PERFECT costume... some how every year she picks a costume that TOTALLY fits her

My Amelia takes her precious time every year trying to pick just the PERFECT costume. Some how every year she picks a costume that TOTALLY fits her original look. This year she FELL IN LOVE with the idea of a Cindy Lou Who hair do! Our first step was to find a black and white … Read more

Coolest Grinch DIY Costume

Coolest Grinch Costume

My daughter’s school has a themed Halloween. This year it was Dr. Seuss or Alice in Wonderland. We decided to take on the challenge of Dr. Seuss classic Grinch. The pants are green leggings with green crochet yarn fabric glued to the pants. The top is a long sleeve red shirt with white faux fur … Read more

Coolest DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume

My daughter wanted a DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume for Halloween this year. I knew it had been done few few times with the everyday dress but we decided to do a take on the dress at the final feast. I found the perfect fabrics, consulted with my “client” on how the dress … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

The hardest part of this cute Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume is finding all the pieces to make it as authentic as possible and still remaining within budget. If you start early enough most items can be found at a second hand store or borrowed from friends/family. The key pieces are the plaid dress … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grinch Costume

Homemade Grinch Costume

The head piece was a cat hood that I cut the ears off and sewed together. The glove covers came with the cat outfit. The suit was fabric that I found on sale at our local “mart” for $1.50 a yard (bought all they had). The body suit is the color you see, the head … Read more

The Grinch and Cyndi Lou Who Costumes

The Grinch and Cyndi Lou Who Costumes

The Grinch was a Santa suit pattern and then we made green fur pants and gloves and a small piece for chest hair. We then painted his face green and added black detail lines. Cyndi we found a fabric that was so close to her dress in the movie and made it out of a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea was the perfect costume for me! Not only do I love the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, but I love homemade Halloween costumes so I was up for the challenge of making this one as realistic as possible. I found some great faux fur fabric on amazon which was the … Read more

Cool Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

My 4 year old decided he wanted a Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume 6 months ago. With some help from grandma we created the coolest Grinch costume for him. I special ordered some lime green monster fabric and a Santa suit. Then I made some grinchy finger gloves and elf shoes. He carries around a … Read more

Coolest Cindy Lou Who DIY Costume

Cindy Lou Who Costume

For this Cindy Lou Who Costume, I found a houndstooth print dress at the thrift store (though any crazy black and white pattern will do). I paired it with red tights, and black shoes. Her cape is made from a piece of red felt with a white boa glued around the edge, and I stitched … Read more

Coolest DIY Grinch Costume

Homemade Grinch Costume

You cannot buy a children’s Grinch costume, so I had to make my own Homemade Grinch Costume. I bought 3 yards of green fleece fabric, a red sweatshirt, a Santa hat, 3 yards of white fur trim, white buttons, elastic and white ribbon. I also bought a scrap of brown fabric to make the antler … Read more