Awesome Quick and Easy R2D2 Costume

Awesome Quick and Easy R2D2 Costume

My grandson wanted to be R2D2 this year.  How hard can that be, I asked. I started with paper mache for the head, boy was that a mistake!  It was messy and way too heavy!  Luckily, that was the end to my hard, messy attempt.  The rest was pretty simple and quick! Using a yoga … Read more

R2D2 and BB8 Costume Ideas – Coolest DIY Droids!

R2D2 and BB8 Costume Ideas - Coolest DIY Droids!

Perhaps these are the droids your looking for?  We just finished making these for our children (Scout, Age 5 and Declan, Age 3).  My daughter is a born princess.  Everything she owns is pink and sparkly.  When we asked her what she wanted to be this year she said that she wanted to be BB8 … Read more

Amazing Drivable Homemade R2D2 Costume!

Amazing Drivable Homemade R2D2 Costume!

In 2006, I wanted to make a homemade R2D2 costume that I could drive from the inside. You might not believe this but I am 5′ 11″ and 200 lbs and I fit in and drive this costume around! I did a little research and printing out pictures and I came up with a basic plan how … Read more

Easy and Mobile R2D2 Costume for a Child

Easy and Mobile R2D2 Costume for a Child

I don’t like to turn down a special costume request…if we can find a way to make it, we will make it!  My 8 year old daughter really wanted to be R2D2, the droid robot from Star Wars, for Halloween, but I was worried that she would not be able to move around much.  Her … Read more

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

My name is Terry and I live in Hamilton Ontario, Canada, and I am submitting the C3PO costume that I made by hand and have won many contests here in Hamilton. I am 56 years old and when I saw the first Star Wars movie way back in 1977, the second I saw C3PO, for … Read more

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Costume for Kids

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Costume for Kids

It’s been a few years ago that I made the R2D2 costume for a friend of mines daughter, but it has been by far one of my favorite creations. So many people have loved it I wanted to share for those looking for ideas. The most difficult part was finding the cardboard drum. I probably … Read more

Homemade R2D2 Halloween Costume

Homemade R2D2 Halloween Costume

Creating this R2D2 was fun and exciting!  First we took a regular light weight trash barrel and cut out the bottom and flipped it upside down. Next it was spray painted white and then the detail painting was done and holes were cut. For the dome, We covered a yoga ball with paper mache about … Read more

Easy R2D2 and C3PO Couple Costume Made of Scrap Clothing

Easy R2D2 and C3PO Couple Costume Made of Scrap Clothing

The only things we didn’t make for these costumes were the metallic leggings (which we got off Amazon for like $10) and the glasses (which we found at a Halloween store). Everything else was scrap clothing that we either spray painted gold or drew on with sharpie to get the pattern. Great best friend costume!

Coolest Girls R2D2 and C3PO Homemade Halloween Costumes

We love to craft our Halloween costumes and did this a couple years ago but didn’t get many great photos. We decided to revamp our costumes and

We love to craft our Halloween costumes and did these girls R2D2 and C3PO homemade Halloween costumes a couple years ago but didn’t get many great photos. We decided to revamp our costumes and do it again. We walked along the streets and made friends with many Star Wars fans. It was pretty funny walking … 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

Coolest R2D2 Costume Idea Ever

r2d2 costume

This R2D2 costume was so much fun to make. My oldest son was Darth Vader and my youngest son was Yoda, so keeping with the Star Wars theme I had to come up with a character for my middle son. I kept searching for something to catch my eye, but none of the store costumes … Read more

Cool Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Costume

Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Costume

We used a new 32 gallon trash can, spray paint for plastic, pin striping, mom’s best mixing bowl, some stick on lights, soft black fleece, a utility knife and of course duct tape to make this Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Costume. The lights, inside and outside of the costume all work. There is a candy … Read more

Star Wars Halloween Costumes

This is one of the Star Wars Halloween costumes that is fun to make. My oldest son was Darth Vader and my youngest son was Yoda, so keeping with the Star Wars theme I had to come up with a character for my middle son. I kept searching for something to catch my eye, but … Read more

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Costume

Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Costume

Over the summer, I asked my 7 year old son what he wanted to be for Halloween. After seeing Star Wars for the first time, he recently became a huge Star Wars fan. So, of course, he answered ‘R2D2′. I assumed that there would be a costume that I could get pretty cheaply before Halloween, … Read more

Coolest Homemade C3P0 and R2D2 Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade C3P0 and R2D2 Couple Halloween Costume

I am Toby and I made the homemade C3P0 costume you see in the pictures. I started with a used 2-piece navy dress suit, and tried a few different types of spray paint. Fabric paint/silk screen spray did not cover very much area, and tended to spatter. The hobby ‘webbing’ texture paints were nice, but … Read more

Original Homemade R2D2 Costume

Homemade R2D2 Costume

We had so much fun with this Homemade R2D2 Costume. My son wore a white sweatshirt and sweatpants underneath. The body of the costume is a white Rubber Maid trash can. The lid is painted with a high shine silver spray paint and allowed to dry. Then the lid is taped so that the swinging … 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 R2D2 Costume

R2D2 Costume

This R2D2 costume was a very simple, inexpensive costume to make, but it got really great reactions from everyone. We purchased a garbage can with a dome lid from Home Depot for the base of R2D2. We spray painted the lid silver, removed the flip opening (where trash would be thrown through), then screwed it … Read more

Awesome Homemade R2D2 Costume

Homemade R2D2 Costume

My little guy loved R2D2 but there were no costumes to buy and we really love to make our own. He and I used tape, a garbage can and a cat pan (he’s going to get me back for that when he is a teen) and created a costume on a car dolly! He can … Read more

Coolest Homemade Star Wars R2D2 Costume

Homemade Star Wars R2D2 Costume

This Homemade Star Wars R2D2 Costume was built for my 6 year old son Bobby ( A diehard Star Wars Fan!) The bottom is a garbage can, the dome is a fiber glassed punch balloon and the legs are fiber glassed cardboard forms. A lot of Bondo, Krylon, Craft Foam and Hot Glue was involved! … 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 Homemade R2D2 Halloween Costume

Homemade R2D2 Halloween Costume

This homemade R2D2 Halloween costume started off with a rubbermaid trash can. The exterior details are foam, carved to different shapes and sizes. The legs have a PVC base with foam exterior. The feet are supported with the PVC and have caster-base electrical conduit boxes over them. The LED lights on the lid are from … Read more

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Astromech Droid Costume

Homemade R2D2 Astromech Droid Costume

Our son is pretty much obsessed with R2D2. So he had to be R2D2 for Halloween. We set about creating a Homemade R2D2 Astromech Droid Costume. The base was a laundry tube with the bottom cut out of it, with a sheet, sewed into a tube, and then sewed on to the laundry tube to … Read more