Coolest Homemade Darkness Costume from Legend

Homemade Darkness Costume from Legend

This Homemade Darkness Costume from Legend was my second attempt at creating this iconic movie monster; Darkness from “Legend”, a fantasy movie from the 80’s starring Tom Cruise and Tim Curry. Looking back at my previous effort, I must say this one came out much better. I learned a great deal from Halloweens and conventions … Read more

Coolest Ever Driving R2D2 Halloween Costume

Ever Driving R2D2 Halloween Costume

The whole thing started when my son wanted to be something from Star Wars, as all little boys are apt to do at some point in their childhood. We pulled into my in-laws & my eye fell on an old R2D2 cooler (like the kind you find at a gas station) laying in their side … Read more

Coolest The Maitlands from Beetlejuice Costume

The Maitlands from Beetlejuice Costume

For years my girlfriend Libby has wanted to do a couples costume. Now she loves two things; Halloween and Gina Davis, so what came to mind? Adam and Barbara Maitland from Beetlejuice of course! I am no stranger to making costumes, and have created The Fly, a full size LEGO Man and two Rock ‘Em … 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 C3PO and R2D2 Star Wars Couple Costume

Homemade C3PO and R2D2 Couple Costume

Here’s the story behind our C3P0 and R2D2 Star Wars couple costume. I always wanted to be C3PO or R2-D2 as a kid for Halloween. Now with the help of my wife, I am able to live my childhood dream through my two boys. Our Star Wars couple costume project took about a month (a few hours … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beetlejuice Halloween Costume

Handmade Beetlejuice Carousel and Hammerhands Costume

Here’s a costume I started in 2006 and finally finished in 2008. I’ve worn it on two Halloween nights and the response has been awesome – for which I am very grateful! The kids just love it because the carousel lights up and rotates, plus the hammer hands are really long and huge…I’m like a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ghostbusters Costumes

Homemade Ghostbusters Costumes

This year my friends and I were determined to win the costume contest with our group of friends in an annual party that grows every year. Since it is the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters we decided that was a WONDERFUL theme! With the help of a dear friend, I designed and made all the Homemade … Read more

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Stroller Costume

Homemade R2D2 Stroller Costume

We are a family of Star War fanatics. Ever since I purchased the complete Storm Trooper Armor for my husband, we have tried to incorporate the entire family in a Star Wars theme for the local Halloween Parade. Last year I was Leia, my oldest son was Luke and my youngest son (4 months) was … Read more