Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

I am an avid Goodwill shopper so I was looking in the dress section for something cute in January and came across this dress in my exact size!! As soon as I saw it I thought it looked EXACTLY like the Beetlejuice dress so I knew I had to figure out a way to make … Read more

Cool White Goodman Dodgeball Costume

Cool White Goodman Dodgeball Costume

So I decided to be White Goodman from the movie ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’ for Halloween. I thought it would be funny. Creating the White Goodman Costume The first thing I bought was a kids pair of lacrosse shoulder pads.  I couldn’t find an all black pair so I got one that was originally … Read more

Coolest Darth Vader Unmasked Costume

Coolest Darth Vader Unmasked Costume

Around 5 years ago I started out on a journey to make a Darth Vader costume that would be as movie accurate as possible. After a lot of research and collecting photos, I set out on my task. One year later and hundreds of hours of sewing, molding, crafting, and a few mishaps I was finally … Read more

Amazing Jillian Holtzmann (2016 Ghostbusters) DIY Costume

Amazing Jillian Holtzmann (2016 Ghostbusters) DIY Costume

After seeing the new Ghostbusters film, I fell in love with the movie and especially with Kate McKinnon’s character, Jillian Holtzmann. She was so unafraid to be herself and her quirkiness (and let’s be real, her gay vibes) were really inspiring to me as a gay woman in science. I love to make my costumes … Read more

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

My 2-year-old daughter insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, so I needed something that related to Tinkerbell for my 7-month-old son Myles. I wanted their costumes to relate to each other in some way. My husband and I agreed on a Captain Hook costume for him. I browsed online and found the perfect … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

My 2-year-old insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween and I had absolutely no problem with that because my daughter was a perfect Tinkerbell! After searching several websites for Tinkerbell wings, I came across an Etsy shop called Wicked Wings. They are based out of London. They had wings that looked identical to that of Tinkerbell’s, … Read more

Coolest Homemade ET Costume

Coolest Homemade ET Costume

  I’m a LONG time lover of both crochet and Halloween and every year I try to outdo myself from the previous year for my babies! I’m also a die-hard 80s’ kid, it’s forever engrained in my soul! So this year, I went hard for Halloween and freehand crocheted this ET costume for my son! … Read more

Cool Inspector Jacques Clouseau Costume from The Pink Panther

Cool Inspector Jacques Clouseau Costume from The Pink Panther

My 19-month-old Wes stars as Inspector Jacques Clouseau from The Pink Panther. This costume idea actually took shape in fall 2015 when I put a bucket hat and fake mustache on, then-8-month-old, Wes. He looked exactly like Inspector Clouseau from ‘The Pink Panther’ series. It didn’t take long to piece together the shirt/tie/pants, trench coat, … Read more

Adorable Gizmo and Stripe Gremlins Costumes

Adorable Gizmo and Stripe Gremlins Costumes

My daughter (Gizmo) who is 4-years-old LOVES the Gremlins. She carries around a Gizmo doll everywhere she goes. Her brother, who is 9, decided to make his sister a happy camper this year and while she dressed in a Gizmo costume, he dressed up in a Stripe costume. Making the Gizmo and Stripe Costumes Gizmo is … Read more

Cool Baby Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Cool Baby Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

I absolutely love Halloween! I am going a little crazy this year for my baby’s first Halloween. This is costume number 2 for him, and he’s 6-months-old by the way. Since I found out he was a boy I automatically knew he’d be Stay Puft Marshmallow Man for Halloween. I looked to buy it but for … Read more

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Our family loves to do group costumes so when I found out that baby number four was on his way, we came up with a fun way to include the newest little one into our Halloween fun! Our costume includes Humpty Dumpty, the King and his men (horses) and the merry maid clean-up crew to … Read more

Cool The Purge Election Year Homemade Costume

Cool The Purge Election Year Homemade Costume

Every year we do a themed haunted house at a friend’s house. This year’s theme is The Purge Election Year. Well after seeing the newest one of the trilogy I had decided that the wife and I would be Uncle Sam and lady Liberty. Since the masks in the movie are not produced, I had to come … Read more

Coolest DIY Guardians of the Galaxy Family Costume

guardians of the galaxy family costume

Our family loves the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, so it was a given we would convince our kids this was the Halloween theme we needed to go with. We’ve been dressing up as a family since the kids were born, and each year our costumes get more elaborate. From our Guardians of the Galaxy family costume, … Read more

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

When you love everything about Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, you just have to find a way to squeeze a costume or two at some point in your life for Halloween, especially a standout costume as the giant blueberry costume! So when I got this battery operated blue Airblown suit for dirt cheap at a … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

This homemade Little Red Riding Hood costume was a super sweet costume that did not take a lot of time or money.  We got a lot of compliments and it was a nice “girly” costume, which my daughter wanted, without being just another princess! Making Little Red Riding Hood’s Cape This was the biggest job.  I … Read more

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

We saw a similar scarecrow costume and thought it was so adorable. So I had to make our own homemade toddler scarecrow costume (It was expensive though). I totally nailed it! Ours turned out way cuter than the one we had based ours on. And It was super easy to make. The Tulle, felt, fabric … Read more

Cool and Easy Maleficent Homemade Costume

Cool and Easy Maleficent Homemade Costume

My daughter wanted to dress up as Maleficent when she was younger, so I made her this easy Maleficent costume. The wings look amazing and elaborate, yet were so simple to make. I bought two A1 sheets of cardboard.  I then cut out 2 symmetrical wings after marking them out. Then I had to figure … Read more

Cute Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Cute Scarecrow Halloween Costume

I love making DIY Halloween costumes. Several years ago my little man was a Minion for Halloween. He was a hit! But this scarecrow Halloween costume has topped them all. I received the most compliments on this one! I really wish I would have entered him into a contest, everyone said he would have definitely … Read more

Cool Homemade Red Queen Costume

Cool Homemade Red Queen Costume

Every year I make my daughters Halloween costumes because I think it is a great “mommy and me” and “sister and sister” bonding. We pretty much just wing it. I give her a few choices about what I think we can make and then we just start brainstorming and working out the details. I made … Read more

Cool Homemade Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Costume

Cool Homemade Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Costume

I made this Mad Hatter costume head to toe (minus the socks and shoes). I finished most of it by creating my own patterns. My daughter, Kielyn, helped with all the “extra’s” for it. This is her real hair, teased and color sprayed. She looks awesome and almost identical to the Johnny Depp version of … Read more

Coolest DIY Spaceballs Costume

Coolest DIY Spaceballs Costume

For the Barf costume, most of the items can be purchased from Amazon. The jumpsuit, Barf name tag, Barf wig, and tail. Pair it together with a pair of Converse sneakers and some face paint and you are good to go. The construction was only to hot glue the name tag, cut a small hole … Read more

Coolest DIY Buzz Lightyear Costume

Coolest DIY Buzz Lightyear Costume

Buzz Lightyear has always been my favorite Pixar character since I was little. I was Buzz three times for Halloween when I was younger, but the costume I had was basic. The main story started when I finished watching the cartoon spin-off ‘Buzz Lightyear of Star Command The Adventure Begins’ towards the end of August. … Read more

Amazing DIY Rock n Red Scorpion Costume

Amazing DIY Rock n Red Scorpion Costume

While in imagination mode, I was brainstorming for the next “WOW” factor. All of a sudden, I flipped to a channel that was showing, “The Mummy Returns” (2001). I said to myself, “WOW…THAT WOULD BE HOT TO CONSTRUCT!” At the same time, I thought ‘naw…way too time consuming’ and I didn’t have a fix on … Read more

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

My October was quite busy and I had to seriously simplify the things that needed to get done. Trying to come up with an impactful but fun costume for my 2 and half year old was the challenge! I had decided on Lydia from Beetlejuice but instead of just dressing her all in black or … Read more