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

Thing 1 & Thing 2 Adult Women Costumes

Thing 1 & Thing 2 Adult Women Costumes

Since my sister and I look alike, we thought we would use it to our advantage in Halloween 2011. Our costume came out awesome as THING 1 and THING 2 from The Cat in The Hat, Dr. Seuss. Creating the costume: Both of these costumes took a lot of time, and I owe it mostly … Read more

Coolest Thing One, Two and Cat in the Hat Group Costume

Coolest Thing One, Two and Cat in the Hat Group Costume

We decided to do this because it would something fun for me and my two friends to do as a group. He basically just wore a black top, black pants and we used a white toilet seat cover for the middle of his chest. Then bought a cat n the hate top hate and bow … Read more

Last-Minute Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes for UK World Book Day

Last-Minute Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes for UK World Book Day

As usual my daughter’s school gave just 2 days notice that they were holding a world book day (UK) fancy dress contest. As were not one for shop bought costumes it had to be something simple, quick and easy to get bits and bobs for. Then, just to make it that little bit more complicated I asked my daughter’s … 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

Homemade Drunk 1 and Drunk 2 Couple Costume with a Pink Twist!

Homemade Drunk 1 and Drunk 2 Couple Costume with a Pink Twist!

My friend and I usually always dress similar every Halloween and we were searching all over the internet for costume ideas for this year. After doing a lot of searching and not finding something that we thought would be “different” from everyone else’s, I finally found a really cute Thing 1 and Thing 2 costume and so … Read more

Sexy Do-It-Yourself Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

We\\\'re both named Erin and we work at a country club, so some of the members there refer to us as E1 and E2. That is what gave us the idea to d

We’re both named Erin and we work at a country club, so some of the members there refer to us as E1 and E2. That is what gave us the idea to dress up as Thing1 And Thing2 for the Halloween party at the country club. We found this red sparkly dress for $19 at … Read more

Drunk Things and Sexy Cat in the Hat Group Costume

This was a nine month process that was completed in stages!!  It started out as a birthday gift, home made for me by my great friend, Julie!!&nb

This drunk Things and Sexy Cat in the Hat group costume was a nine month process that was completed in stages!!  It started out as a birthday gift, home made for me by my great friend, Julie!!  She handmade my skirt with red and white tooling and got the red and white striped socks from … 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 Thing 1 and Thing 2 Twin Baby Costumes

Coolest Thing 1 and Thing 2 Twin Baby Costumes

As the mom of new twins, I wanted their first Halloween costumes to be perfect. I had boy girl twins in 2010 and everywhere I looked I could not find the perfect costume set. One night I was reading them the Cat in the Hat and it hit me, Thing 1 and Thing 2 twin … Read more

Super-Easy Homemade Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume!

The cat in the Hat!

For a good friend’s hen party we had to dress up as a cartoon character from our childhood. Straight away I decided on the Cat in the Hat! I had to be him! But after searching around I couldn’t find anything at all suitable or in my price range and couldn’t find the hat anywhere … Read more

Coolest Cat In The Hat Costume for my Son

cat in the hat costume

Cat in the Hat Goes to School My son chose to dress up in a Cat in the Hat costume to celebrate World book day at school. Little did we know that the very same day (March 2nd) was the birthday of Dr Seuss! Cat in the Hat Materials I started by buying a black … Read more

Original Sam I Am Costume from Green Eggs and Ham

Our family loves Dr.Seuss so last year my 4 year old daughter had decided she wanted to be Sam I Am. I searched around but never seen any costumes yo

Our family loves Dr.Seuss so last year my 4 year old daughter had decided she wanted to be Sam I Am. I searched around but never saw any costumes you could buy so I decided to make one. This was my first costume I ever made. I also cannot sew so I had to be … Read more

Last Minute Thing 1 Thing 2 Couple Costume

My best friend and I are a goofy pair. We had searched high and low for costumes, but couldn\'t find one that really showed our personality. We fin

My best friend and I are a goofy pair. We had searched high and low for costumes, but couldn’t find one that really showed our personality. We finally came across a Thing 1 and Thing 2 costume in the store but it was too generic looking so we decided we could do it better with … Read more

Coolest Sexy Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

My best friend and I don\'t buy store costumes, we like to be different and stand out so we brain storm throughout the year. Well she\'s brillian

My best friend and I don’t buy store costumes, we like to be different and stand out so we brain storm throughout the year. Well she’s brilliant and came up with these sexy “Thing 1 and Thing 2″ costume to wear. I got some pieces in NC and she got the others in FL….it came … 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 Cat in The Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

The Dr Seuss Gang

I try every year to get costumes together for all 3 of my kids. This year, it worked out perfect that I could make them all Dr Seuss, Cat in the Hat & Things 1 & Things 2 costumes. I was able to get sweatpants and turtlenecks which worked for their outfits, then sewed on … Read more

Cool Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

I just purchased 2 red skivvies and 2 pairs of track pants on sale. Using iron on transfer paper I printed up ‘Thing 1 and Thing 2′ templates and ironed onto the front of the skivvies. I purchased red socks (be prepared to throw away afterwards due to holes) and placed them on the ‘outside’ … 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

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #5

This was the easiest and cutest costume for Twins.I found blue yarn wigs on Ebay. I then purchased red-footed pajamas, bought self-adhesive felt, which I cut into circles, then with a black marker wrote Thing 1 & Thing 2. Very simple to make and everyone went crazy for our Thing 1 & Thing 2! We … Read more

Coolest Cat In The Hat with Thing 1 & Thing 2 Costume

The CAT & its THINGS

We had a blast preparing the Cat in the Hat with Things 1 & Thing 2 costume. First we started with the “THINGS”. We purchased plain red sweat pants and sweat shirts from Walmart. We also found red gloves and fuzzy red slippers there too. I bought some white felt and some iron-on backing. We … Read more