Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

I created this Frankenstein costume for my son Faisal from scratch. He needed a character from a book for the book week. I bought a leather fabric which is used for the car seats. I then sewed the jacket and glued the extra fabric on an old trousers using the hot glue gun. the small … Read more

Awesome Captain Smalding Child Costume

Awesome Captain Smalding Child Costume

I had the great idea to make my son, the infamous Captain Spaulding from the famous Rob Zombie`s films, House of 1000 Corpses and The Devils Rejects. I made his entire costume myself. I bought white clothes and sprayed them with fabric paint to put the design on there. I made his hat out of toilet … Read more

Toddler Chunk Costume from Goonies

Toddler Chunk Costume from Goonies

Having a kid is a ton of work but it also means you get to dress them up as whatever you want for Halloween (at least until they can fight you on it.)  I have always had a love for 80’s movies, especially the fun and iconic characters that came from them.  Chunk from The … Read more

Davey Jones Dead Man’s Chest Costume

Davey Jones Dead Man's Chest Costume

This is my Pirates of the Caribbean costume for a pirates carnival summer 2015. The head is made from Plastercine tentacle shapes that were dipped several times in liquid latex, dried off, then added another coating of liquid latex. Let dry and repeat process at least 8 times. There were 30 tentacles in total, add those to a latex … Read more

Couple Costumes to Remember: Mary Poppins and Bert

Cool Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costumes

I’ve always wanted to create these classic couple costumes. I grew up watching the movie Mary Poppins and I loved the characters and the costumes. This Halloween, my boyfriend and I decided to create homemade costumes for Mary Poppins and Bert (the chimney sweep from Mary Poppins). I’m a bit (okay a lot) obsessed with Halloween … Read more

Cool Hocus Pocus Group Costume

Cool Hocus Pocus Group Costume

My coworkers and I threw this together for our company’s costume contest. Luckily, we’re all fairly creative, so we were able to make our costumes independently, with the big reveal the morning of the party. We were all pleasantly surprised and took first place in the contest. Everything came from either goodwill or our personal … Read more

The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

It took couple of days to make this costume but it was totally worse it! First of all, we glued carton boxes to make the bus, than we bought a yellow cloth to cover the cartons. We made two flashlights using plastic plates and yellow cellophane, then, we glued the flashlights to the bus. We printed … Read more

Cool Terminator Costume Endoskeleton

Cool Terminator Costume Endoskeleton

This idea came to me after Terminator Genisys and looking for other Endo costumes, which none did it any justice. So I decided to challenge myself and go a step further on this project but mind you, I’m cheap lol. I hate spending money on costume so I usually go with cardboard on my costumes and … Read more

Coolest BB-8 Star Wars Costume

Coolest BB-8 Star Wars Costume

Hello my name is Richard Evans. My wife and I built this costume from scratch using paper mache for our three year old daughter. Her name is Adela. Adela’s costume was inspired by the new Star Wars movie. A week before the decision was made on the costume choice we had just finished the whole … Read more

Grotesque Carrie Costume

Grotesque Carrie Costume

I had an evening gown I wore to a Christmas party years ago. I love horror and Halloween, ask my friends and family, they come to me with any question that covers horror. Anyhow, for my Carrie costume, I picked up a gallon of blood and a crown at Party city. Did my make-up and hair … Read more

Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

This is my twelve year-old girl dressed in her autumn yarn homemade lion costume. She wanted to be a cute lion instead of a realistic fur lion. Homemade Lion Costume Instructions I used tie died fleece for the head and body. I enlarged a vintage mask pattern for the head. She wanted a really BIG … Read more

Scary Regan from the Exorcist Costume

Scary Regan from the Exorcist Costume

I created this Regan from the Exorcist costume because I love scary movies and The Exorcist is one of the best. I wanted to do something scary this year so that’s what I went with. Regan from the Exorcist Costume Instructions I used liquid latex and light foundation with Vaseline and fake blood on my … Read more

Cool Pinata Chewbacca Costume

Cool Pinata Chewbacca Costume

Presenting Piñata Chewbacca costume… Every year I tend to go a bit overboard with Halloween. Not in the Halloween sense of the word but with a Halloween costume. Ive been to San Diego and New York Comic Con quite a few times and Ive always been fascinated with the cosplay. The craftsmanship, attention to detail, … Read more

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

This is my little family in our homemade Beetlejuice character costumes. I originally got this idea by searching though homemade costumes online (and our love for Beetlejuice). Beetlejuice Character Costumes Instructions For the Adam and Barbara Maitland masks I found a few how-to references through Google. I put parts of the tutorials together to make … Read more

Homemade Scarecrow Costumes

Homemade Scarecrow Costumes

These his and her homemade scarecrow costumes were created for my daughter and son. I wanted unique costumes that were original and I came up with scarecrows. My children agreed with the idea and I explained it to their sitter. Their sitter then made the idea come to life with all sorts of hidden features. … Read more

Elphelba Wicked Witch Halloween Costume

Elphelba Wicked Witch Halloween Costume

I decided that I would carry on the family tradition of wearing a Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch Halloween Costume. My grandmother and mother had played the role of Wicked’s Elpheba numerous times throughout the years. I decided to do this at the last minute for costume day at work. Wicked Witch Halloween Costume Instructions … Read more

Cat in the Hat Costume

Cat in the Hat Costume

I am a Dr. Seuss fan, as are my daughters. I thought it would be great to make a Cat in the Hat costume and bring the Cat in the Hat to life. Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume Instructions I sewed Thing 1 and 2 using red fleece for the body suit, gloves and … Read more

Creepy Toddler Chucky Doll Costume

Creepy Toddler Chucky Doll Costume

My grandson is 13 months old and as soon as he started toddling around we knew he had to be Chucky for Halloween, something about his walk said he would make the perfect Chucky… and he did!! To make the Chucky costume, I first found temporary tattoos online of the stitches and cuts for his … Read more

We’re Off to See the Wizard of Oz Family Costume

We're Off to See the Wizard of Oz Family Costume

It only took one look at the ruby red slippers for Claire age 5 to be certain she wanted to be Dorothy for Halloween. “But, who’s Dorothy,” she asked. So we rented the movie from the library to show her and stopped at the wicked witch she thought she saw enough and she didn’t like … Read more

LaLa Loopsy and Where the Wild Things Are Costumes

LaLa Loopsy and Where the Wild Things Are Costumes

Okay, So I have always been super crafty, I don’t consider myself right or left-handed but “Craft Handed” instead. Last year I decided, what the heck, I should make my kids’ their Halloween costumes myself! So I did. I have no sewing machine and no funds for a fabric store so with my very trusty hot … Read more

Ahoy! Pirate Ship Wagon with Two Pirates

Ahoy! Pirate Ship Wagon with Two Pirates

We decided to turn our wagon into a pirate ship using 2 large Lowes boxes with the help of gorilla tape. I used paper towel rolls painted and cut them in half for the cannons and “mummy” fabric for the flag, added on my drawing of a Jolly Roger. We had family trips to the … Read more

Girly Gizmo Costume for Toddler

Girly Gizmo Costume for Toddler

I got the idea for this costume because my daughter reminds me of a gremlin. I was influenced by this little white fuzzy winter hat that she wore. For material I used two yards of white faux fur and one yard of tan faux fur. I traced her body on a piece of brown paper … Read more

Little Shop of Horrors Seymour and Audrey II Couple Costume

Little Shop of Horrors Seymour and Audrey II Couple Costume

I started out with foam sheets and glued together with a glue gun. Cutting edges and rounding it out. I used foam squares and glued on top. Added green felt all over and used green, yellow, red and black spray paint to give it a scarier look. Added black mesh to the front and then the … Read more