Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #1

With three month old twins we thought it would be cute to do Thing 1 and Thing 2. As a big Dr Seuss fan my 3 1/2 year old was excited to be the Cat in the Hat costume. Cat in the hat: we already had a black leotard and black leggings so all I … Read more

Coolest Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” Costume

Coolest Dr. Seuss' "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" Costume

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday and every year I try to be creative and come up with something unique and fun. I usually start brainstorming months in advance and start collecting materials in September or early October. This year I knew I wanted to take inspiration from Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cat in the Hat Kids Costume

Homemade Cat in the Hat Kids Costume

I made this homemade Cat in the Hat kids costume for my 4 year old’s world book day. The suit itself was just a large baby-grow dyed black, with fake fur sewed to the middle, a leg off a pair of tights for his tail, the hat was purely made from cardboard – then I … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #3

Super simple cat in the hat and got lots of raves. My twin girls were Thing One and Thing Two. The girls shirt emblems were from Wal-Mart – iron on decals that I decorated myself. Blue hair spray completed their look. Total Spent: $15

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

For this Thing 1 and Thing 2 costume I bought a sleeper pattern that had a back opening for the main piece and used red fleece material. For lettering: cut a circle (trace a small plate)of white felt and I used 1 1/2 inch iron-on letters to spell out Thing 1 and Thing 2. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes

My daughter and her friend wanted to do something together so I suggested a Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes from the movie, “The Cat in the Hat.” It was a great idea. The headpiece was made out of a carwash mat. I cut the backs in half,then sewed them together to fit … 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

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #4

My friend and I wanted to be Thing 1 and 2 for Halloween so we decided to take stuff we had and turn it into a costume. We found blue wigs and white face paint. Then we used red scrubs for a store in the mall and added red feather slippers for the final touch. … 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

Coolest Homemade Dr. Seuss Star Bellied Sneetches Costume

Homemade Dr. Seuss Star Bellied Sneetches Costume

My child was having Dr. Suess day at her elementary school and they had to dress up like a character out of a Dr. Suess book. Of course, my daughter wanted to be unique so we opted to create a homemade Dr. Seuss Star-Bellied Sneetches costume. The arms were basic white leggings from Wal-mart that … 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

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #6

My boys are twins, so what better thing to be than Thing One and Thing Two! I simply put these costumes together by purchasing red turtlenecks, red sweats, red slippers and red gloves. I bought some white material and iron on backing and cut out a circle, ironed it on the shirt and outlined it … Read more

Coolest Dr. Seuss Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

Homemade Dr. Seuss  Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

My best friend and I wanted to be something funny for the costume party at work. We’re always goofing around and making people laugh, so it had to be something good. It also had to be kid friendly because we’re schoolbus drivers. I had been reading The Cat in the Hat to my kids and … Read more

Coolest Cindy Lou Who Homemade Costume

Cindy Lou Who

My daughter’s school had a Christmas in October party. She wanted to dress in a Cindy Lou Who costume. I purchased a child’s wig and hair extensions. I braided the wig, hot glued the extensions to a Styrofoam cone then glued the cone to the top of the wig. The outfit I made for a … Read more

Coolest Handmade Grinch Character Group Costumes

Handmade Grinch Character Group Costumes

I have been making my kids costumes every year after their first birthday. I love to dress my kids up in costumes that will make them feel really special, and no one will look just like them! My daughter wanted to be Cindy Lou from the “Grinch”, so we decided to do a family theme … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #7

Here are my boys Jacob age 7 and Joseph age 5 as Thing 1 and Thing 2. The costume was made from a pattern for an animal jumpsuit (it came with the pattern for the mittens and foot covers so it was perfect for this costume idea). The names on the front are on sticky … Read more

Coolest Grinch Homemade Costume

The Grinch

This Grinch costume is 100% handmade, no sewing machine used. Dad made everything using only the faux fur, some wiring (for the hair) and glue. The nose was sculpted in clay and out of that a mold was made and then the latex nose. The makeup used is just the green and black eye pencil.

Coolest Cat in the Hat Crew Costume

Homemade Cat in the Hat Crew Costume

These are my babies ages three, two and one enjoying being dressed up on Halloween. They enjoy watching The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About that on TV. So I thought this was a perfect costume having the 3 boys. They are just as crazy as the Cat, Thing 1 and Thing 2. … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #8

These costumes were inexpensive and very fun to make. For Thing 1 and 2, I purchased red-footed sleepers ($5 a piece at Target), cut out 2 pieces of white felt in the shape of circles and wrote “Thing 1″ & “Thing 2″ in black marker, then safety-pinned them to the front of the sleepers. For … Read more