Coolest Harry Potter Halloween Costume

Harry and Gang

This Harry Potter Halloween costume was the best ever. My friend Caitlin’s (Harry) mom made the capes, ties, badges, and broomsticks. Harry just pinned up her hair to make bangs and bought black glasses. My roommate Emily was forced last minute to be Ron, and as you can tell she was thrilled to be in … Read more

Coolest Golden Snitch Costume

Homemade Golden Snitch Costume

For Halloween I made a Golden Snitch costume, aka a Quidditch ball from Harry Potter. To make the round part I paper mached around a large exercise ball, which took about 20 coats to get to the thickness desired. I then did the detailing on the sides based on some rough pictures I found on … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Family Costume

Homemade Harry Potter Family Costume

Last year we went as ‘The Wizard of Oz’, so we went with another fantasy novel this year – ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’. We used graduation gowns from a thrift store for the kids – I duct taped ‘hemmed’ them, and found white collared shirts in our closet. We did dye Harry … Read more

Coolest Fleur Delacour Costume

Coolest Fleur Delacour Costume 15

This is our costume for Fleur Delacour – one of the Beaux Baton girls from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. She ends up marrying one of Ron Weasley’s brothers in a later movie. This Fleur Delacour Costume was made from a full-length grad dress bought from a Value Village store. I cut off … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Golden Snitch Costumes

Homemade Harry Potter Golden Snitch Costumes

My housemates and I go to the University of Winchester in the UK and our SU has themed nights most Fridays which we almost always go to and we always try to be original with our costumes and make them ourselves because it is often a lot cheaper and its fun! The theme this week … Read more

Coolest Hermione Granger Costume

Coolest Hermione Granger Costume

Hermione is intelligent, practical, and at some times, bossy. I love how much she cares and how hard she always works. This Coolest Hermione Granger Costume is a fairly easy costume to put together because chances are, you already have the parts! I first wore a white collared blouse (my mom had one) under a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hagred Costume from Harry Potter

Homemade Hagred Costume

This Hagred Costume from Harry Potter was a fun thing to put together. I did buy the mask but I cut it up so it would fit better. From there I went to the local Salvation Army store where I had found all the clothes I needed and then some first was the coat then … Read more

Coolest Hogwarts Ravenclaw Girl Student Costumes

Homemade Hogwarts Ravenclaw Girl Student Costumes

For the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 (the movie) at midnight, my friends and I all decided to dress up as Hogwarts students. My two friends and I that had planned the event had already made ourselves outfits from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1 but we had … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bride of Voldemort Costume from Harry Potter

Homemade Bride of Voldemort Costume from Harry Potter

I was not planning on dressing up this year but then, at the last minute, decided I would be a woodland fairy which would have been easy enough: a little green netting, a wreath in the hair, a wand etc. However, as the day wore on, I decided to revert to my staple costume, which … Read more

Coolest Dobby the House Elf from Harry Potter Costume

Homemade Dobby the House Elf from Harry Potter Costume

When we were invited to go to a Halloween Party, I immediately thought of going in a Homemade Dobby the House Elf from Harry Potter Costume. My friends call me “The Gnome” anyway because I’m so small so I thought Dobby would be ideal. I started looking at pictures on the internet and there are … Read more

Harry Potter Costume

We began assembling our Harry Potter costume in July for the Harry Potter Midnight Party at our local bookstore. This is one of our oldest son’s favorite heroes. Since he wanted to go as Harry Potter and we didn’t want to do the Griffindor attire we decided on three little first years that haven’t been … Read more

Harry Potter Costume

For the last few years Harry Potter has been a very popular character in our home and lots of kids at school dressed in a Harry Potter costume for the Halloween parade. Nine year old Will was looking for a way to dress like his favorite book character but still stand out from the crowd. … Read more

Coolest Lego Harry Potter Costume

Homemade Lego Harry Potter Costume

I made this Homemade Lego Harry Potter Costume for my 7 year old. He LOVES legos and Harry Potter so I thought this would be an awesome costume. It turned out great and won a prize for most creative! First off, you will need A LOT of cardboard (science fair boards). I used a thinner … Read more

Harry Potter Costume

Our better-than-bought, homemade Harry Poter costume was made with: 1) A “new-again” black satin robe from Mom’s PJ drawer (we printed a Hogwarts Crest from the internet onto color transfer fabric and sewed it on) 2) A whipped up scarf made from yellow and red fabric 3) A wand made from clay and a lightening … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lego Harry Potter Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Lego Harry Potter Halloween Costume Idea

My family is a big fan of Harry Potter, so much so that this was the 3rd year my son wanted to dress up as Harry. So I came up with the idea to make the costume a little bit different… why not a homemade Lego Harry Potter Halloween costume idea? We watched lots of … Read more

Harry Potter Costume

Harry Potter Costume

For the Lord Voldermort costume we used an old mask and black cape from our costume trunk. The snake came from Dollar Tree. After the picture was taken my son decided he didn’t want to go as that after all. Since he claimed he already had the hair he decided to go as Professor Snape. … Read more