Coolest Stay Puft Marshmallow Man DIY Costume

Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

I wanted to make a big Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume for a long time but never thought I could do it. I made this for Halloween this year and I think it’s going to be my best costume ever. It was done all in one week and all hand stitched and stuffed. The head … Read more

Coolest Ghostbusters Costume

Homemade Ghostbusters Costume

Here is our Completely Homemade Ghostbuster and StayPuft. All but the Ghostbuster patches were homemade. We had a great time and the Stay Puft was the center of attention all night. He WAS hard to miss! Our Ghostbuster pack was packed with lights. We used battery operated LED Christmas lights and blinky star lights in … Read more

Pretty Pippi Longstocking Costume

Homemade Pippi Longstocking Costume

We did this Homemade Pippi Longstocking Costume for “Favorite Book Character” Day at school and it turned out really cute so I thought we would share. We used a dress we already had. There was no purchase necessary. I cut fabric from old clothes we did not want anymore and made the patches to sew … Read more

Coolest Lego Storm Trooper Costume

Homemade Lego Storm Trooper Costume

Every year we ask our son, Caenen, what he wants to be for Halloween around August because he usually has a very tall order. This year he wanted to be a Lego guy. He is a Lego fanatic and just as fanatical about Star Wars, so we decided to combine the 2 ideas and make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Star Wars Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Star Wars Halloween Costume Idea

We went through a major Star Wars phase recently. My daughter wanted to be Ayla Secura, the female Jedi. Ayla Secura is a blue creature with 2 big blue tentacle type things coming out of her head. We went to a local beauty supply store and bought a tube of blue costume paint and a … Read more

Coolest Princess Leia Costume

Homemade Princess Leia Costume

My 6 year old daughter was recently introduced to the “Star Wars” saga and she absolutely loved and wanted to be the heroine character of Princess Leia. After scouring the internet, and not coming across anything that wasn’t overtly risky (like the slave costume) or goofy, like the fake-looking brown ear muffs intended to be … Read more

Coolest Storm Trooper Costume

Homemade Storm Trooper Costume

This is my home made storm trooper from Star Wars. He’s constructed from billion boxes and egg boxes, duct tape, loo rolls, a cider bottle and loads of newspaper. It took me a few weeks to complete but I think the result was all worth it. And yes I do have far too much time … Read more

Funny DIY Homemade Teen Wolf Costume

Teen Wolf Halloween Costume

Sick of seeing hundreds of people wearing easy bought costumes thought Teen Wolf Halloween costume would be pretty damn original and I got an amazing response out in the streets of Edinburgh! Found your website afterward and thought I’d add to the Teen Wolf collection you have had submitted because I think its right up … Read more

Coolest Homemade Teen Wolf Adult Costume

Homemade Teen Wolf Adult Costume

On 24th September 2011, I was invited to my brother in-laws 70’s/80’s TV and film themed 40th birthday. After seeing this site I knew I HAD to go as Teen Wolf.. give me a keg of beer. Body: The only “bought” elements of the main outfit were the yellow vest and shorts from Amazon, the … Read more

Cool Homemade Where The Wild Things Are Costume

Homemade Where The Wild Things Are Costume

My girlfriend and I spent 10 hours building this Homemade Where The Wild Things Are Costume from scratch. We came up with the idea after seeing the trailer to the movie. However we went more towards designing it from the book rather then the movie because we wanted it to be less dark. It took … Read more

Coolest Lion Costume

Homemade Lion Costume

I go to the University of Winchester in the UK and for one night out my class decided to make the theme- circus. I knew that most people would turn up as clowns and I wanted to be something different so I decided to go in a Homemade Lion Costume. I’m a poor student so … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz Costume

Homemade Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz Costume

I sewed the dress and made the shoes for my Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz costume. I took an old pair of burgundy shoes and spray- painted them red. I then glued each individual sequin by hand, which was very time consuming but worth the effort, as everyone thought they were store made.

Coolest Homemade Zombie Wizard of Oz Group Costume

Homemade Zombie Wizard of Oz Group Costume

My friends and I decided this year to dress up as a group: here is a picture of the homemade Zombie Wizard of Oz group costume! The Tin Man decided he was tired of everyone complaining and, since he didn’t have a heart in the first place, took his ax and started wielding it! Let’s … Read more

Coolest Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

This Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume is my version (from the Wizard of OZ). First I found an old pair of jeans, a funnel, and an old thermal shirt. Second bout metallic silver spray paint, face paint, hair spray and red spray paint, all found at Wal-Mart, costing approximately $15.00. Spray paint the clothes and … Read more

Original Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

This year my family and I decided to go as characters from the Wizard of Oz. I decided to make a Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume. It was a very simple. To begin with I glued burlap (purchased at a fabric store) to an old pair of blue jeans. I added straw/hay around the edges (I … Read more

Wizard of Oz Costume

Wizard of Oz costumes are so much fun and these Scarecrow and Dorothy were also quite easy. For the scarecrow costume I used an old pair of overalls that my son had grown too tall for and an old flannel shirt. I used raffia glued to felt strips with the felt wrapped around one end … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pirate Zombie Costume

Homemade Pirate Zombie Costume

Here is a costume that my 8 year old specifically asked to be, a homemade Pirate Zombie costume. We decided to look through some scrap clothes we had in this old box that we were going to scrap and found the perfect match for the outfit. With a little bit of shredding and adding webbing … Read more

Pirate Costume

We love to dress up as pirates. These costumes are 100% handmade. Each Pirate costume took me about one week to complete. We have worn them several times and always get rave reviews. Long live pirates! Total Spent: $100

Coolest Fall Fairy Costume

Homemade Fall Fairy Costume

We found a fairy pattern and bought sunflowers and glued them to the bottom of the robe and small ones for her shoes. The wings on the Fall Fairy Costume were wire then with a taffeta over the wire glued to it. I tried to attach them with Velcro but ended up tacking them into … Read more