Toddler Tippi Costume

Toddler Tippi Costume

This year, I dressed my three year old (I promise, she’s three!) as Tippi Hedren from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.”  We always try to do something creative and have been told this is the best costume ever by many family/friends.  It was very simple and turned out extra cute!

Coolest Tipi Hedron Costume for Halloween

Coolest Tipi Hedron Costume for Halloween

I had thought about this costume for Halloween for a couple years before doing it.  I like doing scary costumes for halloween, I also like doing recognizable costumes.  My friend and I usually dress up together and she wanted to be a crow, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do the Tipi Hedron … Read more

The Birds Hitchcock Homemade Costume

The Birds Hitchcock Homemade Costume

I wanted to recreate Tippi Hedron’s character from Alford Hitchcock’s movie The Birds. I found an old skirt suite at a thrift store for about $10 and wore a white t-shirt with it. I wanted the suite to look like the birds had ripped holes in it, so I added some tears and blood and … Read more

Dramatic Alfred Hitchcock The Birds Costume

Dramatic Alfred Hitchcock The Birds Costume

My Halloween costume this year was inspired by the suspense horror film The Birds directed by Alfred Hitchcock in the 1960s. I found the suit at my local Goodwill for $5.99. It wasn’t the color I needed so I purchased green apple fabric dye from Walmart and dyed it to more closely replicate Tippy Hedren’s suit … Read more

Cool Grayscale Costume: 1963 Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds

Cool Grayscale Costume: 1963 Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds

The idea for my costume this year started with looking on Pinterest. I noticed some grayscale costumes, and thought “how neat”, they look like they came right out of a black and white movie! I started to think about some of my favorite old horror flicks and Alfred Hitchcock films came to mind. I decided … Read more

The Birds Costume for a Girl

The Birds Costume for a Girl

I’m always looking for unique costume ideas for my kids because the thought of the same old plastic, cheaply made store bought ones give me the willies. So when my daughter wanted to be something scary but not too terrifying I went for one of the characters for the movie “The Birds”. This costume cost … Read more

Creepy Costume from The Birds

Creepy Costume from The Birds

For this “The Birds” costume, I used a blue suite was bought from the thrift store, assorted birds were bought from the dollar store. The birds were sewn individually onto the suit, they were rearranged carefully as I had to sit at work.  I removed the birds eyes and replaced with red pins for an … Read more

Creepy Hitchcock “The Birds” Attack Costume

Creepy Hitchcock "The Birds" Attack Costume

Went to a resale shop with absolutely no costume idea. Came across this early 60’s  “Tippy Hedren” looking dress & there it was! THE BIRDS!! I headed to the dollar store and picked up a bunch of crows. Then I found a big crow on a headband’ glued a plastic eyeball in its beak and … Read more

First-Place Alfred Hithcock The Birds Costume

First-Place Alfred Hithcock The Birds Costume

I won first place in this costume last year at our annual Halloween party.  This was super easy, comfortable, and cheap. I already owned the tank top and shoes. I bought the dress suit for less than $5 at Goodwill. I bought all the birds, except for the larger bird on my shoulder at the Dollar … Read more

Classic Homemade Costume Idea: Hitchcock’s “The Birds”

Classic Homemade Costume Idea: Hitchcock's "The Birds"

I like classic, scary Halloween costumes, but was bored with the usual.  For this costume, I started at a second-hand thrift store and found the skirt suit and purse for about $15.  I went to Michael’s craft shop and bought the crows with a 50% off coupon.  I already had costume pearls and black pumps.  The scratches and … Read more

Coolest Tippi Hedren Adult Halloween Costume

I went as Tipi Hedron from \"The Birds.\"
In order to make this look, I first found a green dress/jacket at Savers that was hemmed to give it a

I went as Tipi Hedron from “The Birds.” In order to make this look, I first found a green dress/jacket at Savers that was hemmed to give it a more 60’s look.  Then, I had to find the birds!  I was able to find these at the dollar store. They were made out of styrofoam … Read more

Best Homemade Tippy Hedren from “The Birds” Costume

You will need:
-Hot glue gun
-Pliable wire (long twist ties stripped of casing will do)
-Safety Pins
-Black Spray paint
-Styrofoam block
- Wrea

To make this Tippy Hedren from “The Birds” costume you will need:  Hot glue gun  Pliable wire (long twist ties stripped of casing will do)  Safety Pins  Black Spray paint  Styrofoam block  Wreath Birds (5+)  Green Suit you can rip up  Nylons you can rip  Fake blood  Black Cardboard  Black feathers I started by going … Read more

Best Ever Birds Costume

I bought the green polyester suit at the Salvation Army Store. I found it one day and wasn't sure so I went back the next day and "low and behold"

I bought the green polyester suit at the Salvation Army Store. I found it one day and wasn’t sure so I went back the next day and “low and behold” it was 1/2 price day so it only cost me 8 bucks!  I got the crows at Michael’s, once again I waited to the last … Read more

Coolest Do it Yourself “The Birds” Movie Halloween Costume

Do it Yourself

After seeing the attic scene in the movie Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”, I thought that would be the the most awesome costume for my sister to wear this year. I began with an old dress w/matching jacket. Used a knife to shred certain areas that were wounded in the movie. I used red paint so … Read more

Coolest Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds Costume

Homemade Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds Costume

I wanted to think of something original, that if I went to the bar I wouldn’t see at least three of me walking around. Originally I wanted to be an airline stewardess that had got in a plane crash, and not survived. But then I watched the movie The Birds. And I thought how easy … Read more

Coolest Hitchcock Tippy from The Birds Costume

Homemade Hitchcock Tippy from The Birds Costume

Halloween is my favorite day of the year, so I am always trying to out do the year before. Hoping to be a real stand out I watched every horror movie I could find until I found my Tippy inspiration. Lucky me, I have the perfect outfit for that! I bought this suit 8 years … Read more

Coolest Hitchcock Costume – Tippy from The Birds

Tippy from "The Birds" costume

I wanted to make a unique costume that people would recognize, but would stand out from the crowd. I love Alfred Hitchcock so Tippy from “The Birds” was an easy pick. I took a vintage suit from Goodwill, sliced it up, and added coagulated blood for effect. I used a prosthetic eye, to make it … Read more

Coolest Homemade “The Birds” Costume Idea

Homemade

“The Birds” Costume Idea was so cool & easy! Tippi Hedren from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”. I searched thrift stores for the perfect 60’s dress suit (it was green in the movie, But black & white, so any color will do). I went to the craft stores and dollar stores early fall and bought as … Read more

Coolest DIY Hitchcock’s The Birds Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Hitchcock's The Birds Halloween Costume

I was inspired by my lack of funds to create a cheap costume that didn’t look cheap. That being said, I went to a Thrift store and found a dress for 2.50 cents that I felt to be ’60’s inspired. Next, I bought some white lark birds at a wedding store, which I then spraypainted … Read more

Coolest DIY Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds Costume

Homemade Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds Costume

For my Homemade Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds Costume, I first found an old dress and jacket outfit. I attached fake birds that you can purchase from floral supply stores or craft stores all over my costume. Then I dribbled fake blood on the costume and my arms, legs, and face. Then I attached a few … Read more

Coolest Hitchcock Costume

Tippi Hedren from The Birds

My office had a party and our theme was horror films so I decided to go as Tippi Hedren from Alfred Hitchcock movie “The Birds.” I found the green suit at a local thrift store for $10 and bought a bunch of birds from Halloween stores for about $40. I tore up the suit using … Read more