The Odds are in Effie Trinkets Favor

The Odds are in Effie Trinkets Favor

I created this Effie Trinket outfit with a bit of time to plan (2 months). I first had to decide which outfit to wear. I ended up going with the first Effie outfit from the first Reaping scene as it was the color I was finding easiest. I then tracked down a pencil skirt and … Read more

Turning Our 9 Year Old Into The Hunger Games’ Effie Trinket

Turning Our 9 Year Old Into The Hunger Games' Effie Trinket

Just a few months before Halloween 2015, our nine-year-old, Darby, and one of her best friends caught The Hunger Games bug. As fans of the books and movies (okay, fine, we’re geeks about them), my husband and I really dug the fact that she had fallen in love with them too and was gearing up … Read more

Hunger Games Family Costumes

Hunger Games Family Costumes

Every year our family votes on a theme and this year it was The Hunger Games! We decided who would play which character and then I went thrift store shopping for the foundation of each costume. From there, I found items at craft stores to complete the looks. I used dye on Peeta’s pants and … Read more

Last Minute Effie Trinket Costume

Last Minute Effie Trinket Costume

Halloween is my jam, but this year I was feeling under the weather so I thought I would skip out on Halloween. I was wrong! Halloween is still my jam, and I decided that the night before Halloween. Usually I take a whole month to prepare my costume. I decided to run with an Effie … Read more

Coolest Hunger Games Effie Trinket Costume

Coolest Hunger Games Effie Trinket Costume

My family and I enjoy watching and reading the Hunger Games. As an adult I have never dressed up for Halloween. I was going to attend a Halloween Party for Exchange Students and wanted to make sure it was something International that teenagers would appreciate. I also wanted to theme it with my husband and … Read more

Girl on Fire Katniss Everdeen Wedding Gown Costume

Girl on Fire Katniss Everdeen Wedding Gown Costume

I am a HUGE fan of the Hunger Game Book Series. When Catching Fire came out, I was amazed by the fashion that Katniss wore during the film. All of her outfits from the victory tour clothes, her gowns at the victor’s ball, her hunting gear and even her casual clothes were incredible! I was … Read more

Original and Beautiful Hunger Games Butterfly Costume

Original and Beautiful Hunger Games Butterfly Costume

The first time I saw Catching Fire in the theaters I was immediately obsessed with all of Effie’s costumes. Her outfit in the reaping scene really stuck out, though. That butterfly dress was just breathtaking! After researching it online I found out it was designed by Alexander McQueen. No wonder it was so amazing! I … Read more

Cute Effie Trinket Costume from Hunger Games

Cute Effie Trinket Costume from Hunger Games

Halloween is our favorite day of the year. We start thinking of costume ideas the day after Halloween. Every year we make it a surprise to everyone, it’s a top secret operation. Operation epic costume! This year was especially challenging because I literally waited until two weeks before Halloween to complete due to the fact … Read more

Amazing 15 Year Old Mockingjay Hunger Game Costume

Amazing 15 Year Old Mockingjay Hunger Game Costume

Hello Coolest Homemade Costumes, my name is Kendall Veronick and I am 15 years old. I made a Katniss Mocking Jay dress from the Hunger Games and three other costumes this year. It took me a month and half to complete all four costumes. I got a alot of great reactions at our church event “trunk and treat”, saying … Read more

Mother and Daughter Hunger Games Costume

Mother and Daughter Hunger Games Costume

Catching Fire Effie (Mother) and Katniss (Daughter) Costumes These costumes were definitely the most ambitious ones I’ve made yet.  I already made an Effie Trinket costume from the first Hunger Games movie so when I saw Effie’s butterfly costume, I knew I just had to make it.  All those butterflies!  Gorgeous! So, the research began … Read more

Cool Hunger Games Couple Costume

Cool Hunger Games Couple Costume

My husband and I celebrate our wedding anniversary every year at our annual Halloween party.  We were married on October 30th so this time of year is extra special for us.  For this party we decided to dress up as Effie Trinket and Haymtich Abernathy from the Hunger Games.  Goodwill was our go to place … Read more

Great Homemade Couples Hunger Games Halloween Costume

Great Homemade Couples Hunger Games Halloween Costume

My husband and I decided to dress up as Effie Trinket and Seneca Crane from the “Hunger Games”. For Effie Trinket I used very pale white makeup, pink false eyelashes, pink eye-shadow with blue lipstick in the shape of a heart. I bought a white afro wig and bought a big red flower to stick … Read more

Coolest Homemade Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games Costume

Coolest Homemade Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games Costume: This  Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games costume cost a total of $10 to make, it's amazing what you can find in you own house, I decided to do Effi

This  Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games costume cost a total of $10 to make, it’s amazing what you can find in you own house, I decided to do Effie Trinket because I need something colorful and fun. I started with a old jacked  then started to  visualize. I had an old Santa Clause wig (any … Read more

Coolest Last-Minute Hunger Games Group Halloween Costume

As always...lady\'s first.  \"Primrose Everdeen.\"  and that\'s when it happened, I couldn\'t resist, Prim, did she really say Pr

As always…lady’s first.  “Primrose Everdeen.”  and that’s when it happened, I couldn’t resist, Prim, did she really say Prim?  And then out of nowhere……”I volunteer!…I volunteer as tribute.” That’s where it all began, my journey to the Capitol for a costume.  OK, OK, really, it was a trip to Wal-Mart, but judging by most people … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hunger Games Peacekeepers Costumes

Another year, another cool Home made costume.....Hunger games peacekeepers costumes this time around!
In my opinion, this is a cool costume for pre-

Another year, another cool home made costume. Hunger games peacekeepers costumes this time around! In my opinion, this is a cool costume for pre-teens /older kids. I used white pants and white shirts, painted helmets, black boots,cop accessories (glasses, belt with all its accessories) and even a flashlight and…. voila! They were so unique and different and … Read more