The Best Homemade Pennywise 2017 Costume EVER!

The best Pennywise 2017 Costume EVER!

My beautiful daughter asked me to create a Pennywise 2017 Costume. You are kidding right? Yes I can sew; yes I have a sewing machine, not without a pattern. After many hours of searching for a pattern I had zero luck! Please Mom can you try? Sure honey let me see what I can do. … Read more

Scary Homemade IT Toddler Costume

"It" toddler costume

Loved this movie growing up so obviously with the new one coming out and my little redhead I had to make him a costume. This costume required very little sewing and a few lucky finds. I just used an old tutu for the lace collars and sleeves.  I used material from a bed sheet for … Read more

Coolest DIY Halloween Costume: Ancestral Viking Costume

viking costume

So I discovered several months ago that my dominate ancestry was Scandinavian (Viking), so I began researching this ancient culture and watching History Channel’s “Vikings” and I became hooked!  I decided I wanted to be a Viking Shield Maiden, Lagertha from the show, this Halloween!  Thus began my 2-month long journey to create my viking … Read more

Super Inexpensive Queen Of Hearts Adult Costume

Super Inexpensive Queen Of Hearts Adult Costume

Every year the company that I work for puts on a Halloween Costume contest. Me, being the avid DIYer and crafter that I am, knew that a store bought costume just wouldn’t cut it. Also, the cheapness in me, wouldn’t allow me to spend a ton of money on a costume. I hit up my … Read more

Scariest DIY Horror Movie Characters for a Family Costume


For our annual Halloween party, we needed a family themed costume. We wanted to do something a little different and came up with each of us being iconic horror movie characters (keep in mind our kids had no clue who these characters were!). My goalie son just had to be Jason and my daughter with … Read more

DIY Cute Group Costume Idea – The Sanderson Sisters

cute group costume idea

Inspiration for our Cute Group Costume Idea Last Halloween, my family and I were watching my favorite Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus, and I knew that had to be our next costumes for a cute group costume idea.  In high school and my early 20’s I didn’t get into Halloween until I realized I was missing … Read more

Cool Addams Family Homemade Costumes

diy addams family costume

Not just in our homemade costumes are we the real life “Adams Family”. So, thought that for sure thought it would be so fun dress up for Halloween in a DIY Addams family costume!!! It was so very fun to do! We have two daughters so we decided to do one Wednesday from the first movie and … Read more

The Force Awakens Family Star Wars Homemade Costumes

family star wars costume

For our homemade costumes, I was determined to dress up as Rey From Star Wars The Force Awakens . From there, I managed to talk each member of the family into dressing in theme with other characters from the movie. My daughter was the easiest as she loves to dress up as robots. (She was … Read more

DIY Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter Family Costume

Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter Family

I LOVE doing family costumes and although we couldn’t get my son to participate on this one, it’s still one of my favorite years!  I made my daughter’s Alice dress and put my husbands costume together with Goodwill finds with my own special additions.  Everyone LOVED them and stopped us all  night asking for pictures.  … Read more

Cutest DIY Halloween Star Wars Costumes for Kids: Ewok and Leia

halloween star wars costumes

My kids love Star Wars, and when we were watching Return of the Jedi, my son declared he wanted to be an Ewok for Halloween. So, we needed to create these Halloween Star Wars costumes for both of our kids. Making our Halloween Star Wars Costumes I bought brown fur fabric at a local craft/fabric … Read more

DIY Toddler Chucky Costume: He Will Kill You With Cuteness

chucky costume

This is the toddler Chucky costume I made for my son in 2015. But I never got to enter him in any contests with it. He was Chucky because it is my all time favorite movie. Making the Toddler Chucky Costume I made the costume myself, I bought a red and white striped shirt and used … Read more

Cool Homemade Female Edward Scissorhands Costume

Eddie’s Little Sister Who knew I could make something so cool!! It took about a month but it became the beast that I was going to conquer! Would you believe I didn’t take one picture and had to round these up later. I think everything but the kitchen sink is on this thing. I will … Read more

Terrifyingly Scary Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

scarecrow halloween costume

Scarecrow Halloween Costume Idea  The initial idea behind my scarecrow Halloween costume was to create an evil horror related scarecrow.  After many hours of searching and researching I found a good mask that I could base the rest of my costume on. This mask came from grim stitch factory.  Also, I did not base my … Read more

Awesome Homemade Furry Pink Panther Costume

pink panther costume

I finally got around to making the costume I’ve always wanted to make…The Pink Panther!! I have wanted to for years but just didn’t have the time and finally ordered the material and set to work! So, I really don’t have any specifics on how I made my pink panther costume, it was literally all … Read more

Hardcore Homemade Mad Max Fury Road Costumes

mad max fury road costumes

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Ever since I was a kid I’ve loved making my costumes and dressing up. And of course, they have only continued to get more elaborate over the years. I was having trouble thinking of what to be this year until I came across an article about the second … Read more

Awesome Homemade Christmas Costumes: Bumble and Yukon Cornelius

homemade christmas costumes

This Halloween my 2 1/2 year old Daughter wanted to be Yukon Cornelius and Me to be Bumble. She has been watching Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (1964) since June. She really loves Christmas and everything to do with it. Thus, we needed homemade Christmas costumes. Making our Homemade Christmas Costumes I decided to make … Read more

Adorably Easy Homemade Grease Couple Costumes


Sandy Costume Black leggings painted with black spray paint, black t-shirt cut and pinned to perfection. Then Princess high heels spray painted red, old 80’s black belt I had in my closet, and lots of hairspray and ratting= VOILA!!! Danny Costume Black motorcycle boots, black skinny jeans, black t-shirt with cut sleeves, white women’s button … Read more

Adorably Easy Homemade Pippi Longstocking Costume

easy homemade pippi longstocking costume

I wanted to do this costume for a long time!! It ended up being a pretty easy homemade Pippi Longstocking costume. Putting Together Pippi I had the boots, Target knee socks -two different colors, of course. Then I picked up a women’s green henley and yellow t-shirt at Goodwill. I also grabbed a plaid button … Read more

Epic DIY Groot Costume From Guardians of the Galaxy

groot costume

My wife saw this idea on Pinterest and at the beginning of October, decided she was going to make it. Then we’d all go to our local Halloween Party as the Guardians of the Galaxy. I love my wife – she is very creative and artistic, but I didn’t think this was possible. But – … Read more

Awesome Homemade Child Wheelchair Costume

child wheelchair costume

Wizard of Oz Inspiration Cody is a very happy 12 year old boy who has CP, a dandy walker malformation and epilepsy. In short, he is medically fragile and each year is more special than the last. He just made his way 3,000 miles across country a few months ago to join his Active Duty … Read more

Cutest DIY Toddler Monkey Halloween Costume: The Flying Monkey

toddler monkey halloween costume

There was an idea that became a reality in the home of Makxon Cash in 2016. The toddler monkey Halloween costume idea started in July of 2016. It came from the imaginative mind of Makxon’s mom (my daughter), with her creative vision for her favorite time of year, Halloween! We are kind of fanatics when … Read more

Coolest DIY Hocus Pocus Group Costume

hocus pocus group costume

This is me and my two daughters in our Hocus Pocus group costume.  It’s funny we all kind of resemble a Sanderson sister, and my youngest looks eerily like Sarah Jessica-Parker in the right makeup. Hocus Pocus Group Costume: Winnie Green panne velvet under dress with large draping sleeves and a strip of purple down … Read more

Punniest Homemade Funny Couple Costume Ideas

funny couple costume ideas

My fiancee and I love doing fun, punny costumes, so this seemed like a no-brainer for us. These funny couple costume ideas were Han Solo Cups and Princess Lei-a. Han Solo Cups Costume For Han Solo Cups, I did a lot of brainstorming on how I was going to combine the two ideas in a … Read more

Cool Homemade Edward Scissorhands Costume for a 7 Year Old

Edward Scissorhands at 7 years old

We recently watched the movie Edward Scissorhands with my 7 year old son. He immediately said that’s who he wanted to be for Halloween. I looked online to buy him a costume but there wasn’t anything available. So I decided to try and make one myself. I was kind of worried since I’ve never made … Read more