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 (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

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 Homemade Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

Homemade Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

I’ve always made my son’s Halloween costumes and this year was no different. My son is 10 years old, so I’ve had many years of practice. I started thinking about an idea for his costume in May or June and eventually narrowed the choice down to either the Grinch or Shrek. I started pricing lime … 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