Coolest MGM Lion Logo Costume

Coolest MGM Lion Logo Costume

When deciding on a costume for Halloween, I always try to go with something that plays off my own look.  With my naturally curly hair, and colouring, I decided it would make a great lion’s mane.  But I didn’t want to be just any old lion.  I wanted to be a famous lion!! So I … Read more

Cool Homemade Wizard of OZ Costumes for the Family

Cool Homemade Wizard of OZ Costumes for the Family

I wanted to be the Wizard of OZ family for Halloween, but why pay $30+ per costume?!? So I made them! For the scarecrow I took sweat pants/shirt found at the Goodwill ($5 total) and took some worn out/stained/no longer used shirts laying around the house, cut them up and made patches out of them … Read more

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Okay, so I am a huge fan of Halloween. I consider myself to be a Halloween enthusiast, lol! With the success of my homemade mummy costume last year, I committed to making my own Halloween costumes from now on.  This year, I came up with a “Scary Scarecrow” costume concept. I want to keep the … Read more

Cute Homemade Toddler Costume: Munchkin from Wizard of Oz

Cute Homemade Toddler Costume: Munchkin from Wizard of Oz

For several years I’ve wanted to make a munchkin costume for a toddler. Unfortunately, there haven’t been any small children in my circle of family and friends for the past 20 years. Finally, I have a granddaughter to make costumes for. She even has a munchkin face and hair. I watched the movie Wizard of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wizard of Oz Family Costume

Coolest Homemade Wizard of Oz Family Costume

We attended MNSSHP at Disney World and wanted to have a family themed costume. See the Wizard of Oz was celebrating 75 years this year, we thought that would be a good inspiration for our costumes. All of your costumes were homemade except for the Dorothy costume which did have a homemade accessory which was … Read more

Fun-to-Make Group Costume of Wizard of Oz

Fun-to-Make Group Costume of Wizard of Oz

These Wizard of Oz costumes were all handmade except Dorothy’s which was bought in a charity shop. We had bought a TV for our house and used every inch of the cardboard to make our costumes. We were a great  hit that night out and had as much fun making the costumes as well as … Read more

Awesome, Cute and Easy Homemade Flying Monkey Costume

Awesome, Cute and Easy Homemade Flying Monkey Costume

This Flying Monkey costume was for the Halloween parade in my town. I am a silk in the band and our squad was the flying monkeys and wicked witch from the Wizard of Oz. So I basically started off by looking for supplies. I got a gray sweat suit a red vest some paint and red … Read more

Funny and Cute Homemade Couple Costume: Not-So-Scary Scarecrows

Funny and Cute Homemade Couple Costume: Not-So-Scary Scarecrows

I have always made my own costumes.  When I was growing up we never bought costumes we always made them. I was inspired when walking through a craft store looking at Halloween decorations. I was immediately struck by this cute boy and girl set of Scarecrows.  This was the first year that I was with … Read more

Fun Homemade Wizard of Oz Family Costume

Fun Homemade Wizard of Oz Family Costume

My mother made all costumes for the family. We just added the extras. I made my daughter’s dress of the good witch Glenda by buying from the second hand store a puffy dress. I added a special thing that went under the dress to make it even puffier. Then I got some lace and added … Read more

Cooelst Homemade Elphaba Wicked Witch of the West Costume

Cooelst Homemade Elphaba Wicked Witch of the West Costume

I first saw Wicked when I was 14. Ever since then I always wanted Elphaba’s main dress from act 2. But sadly then I had just started to sew and knew it would be sometime before I could even attempt to recreate the tony award winning dress. As time went on I made more costumes … Read more

Homemade Tin Woman Costume

Homemade Tin Woman Costume

I wanted to come up with something original and had never seen a tin woman so I went for it.  I found the boots at a yard sale and spray painted them.  Found the dress and silver leggings at a hoochie shop in the mall and the wig at a Halloween store.  I hot glued … Read more

Wicked Witch of the East Comes Back to Life Costume!

This all started when I was invited to a villian party, and all of the "typical/original" ideas were taken, I was in a jam and even considered not

This all started when I was invited to a villain party, and all of the “typical/original” ideas were taken,. I was in a jam and even considered not going! I was then given the idea from the host of the party to be the Wicked Witch of the East, but no instructions on how I … Read more

Last-Minute Baby Scarecrow Costume

This was an extrememly last minute costume! In total I think it took me about 45 minutes to make. And I made it Halloween morning!I already had a p

This baby Scarecrow costume was an extremely last minute costume! In total I think it took me about 45 minutes to make. And I made it Halloween morning! I already had a pair of overalls. I cut out some different colored pieces of felt in square and triangle patterns and sewed them onto the overalls … Read more

Dorothy and her House that Landed on the Wicked Witch

Emilia, age 2 choose Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz as her Halloween costume.  Pulling her in a wagon was the perfect set up for her house prop.&

Emilia, age 2 chose Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz as her Halloween costume.  Pulling her in a wagon was the perfect set up for her house prop.  It’s just as if we were standing in Munchkin Land where the house landed on the witch, getting ready for the great journey to Oz. Dorothy and … Read more

Homemade Wicked Witch of the East Costume

I'm not the Dorothy type, and t hat's been overdone... people forget why the Wicked Witch of the West was after Dorothy and her little dog... it's

I’m not the Dorothy type, and that’s been overdone… people forget why the Wicked Witch of the West was after Dorothy and her little dog… it’s because she killed her sister by landing her house on her head!! I made the shoes by first spray painting them red, and then added red gliier a bit … Read more

Original Blue Flying Monkey Homemade Halloween Costume

Original Blue Flying Monkey Homemade Halloween Costume

Halloween is about ghost and goblins, and this gave me the idea to go to a classic movie for inspiration. I watched the original Wizard of Oz and decided that the costume I would make would be the blue flying monkey who scares everyone to this day. Finding my creative original costume idea: I started … Read more

Homemade Scarecrow Costume in an Hour

My 6-yr old son had to dress up as his favorite book character for the School Book Day and his all time favourite book is Wizard of Oz. Initially he

My 6-yr old son had to dress up as his favorite book character for the School Book Day and his all time favorite book is Wizard of Oz. Initially he wanted to be the Tin Soldier, but I convinced him that the Scarecrow will be easier to wear through the day. I bought a new … Read more

Cheap and Easy Wizard of Oz Girl’s Group Costume

My Roomates and I have always considered Halloween one of our favorite holidays. For Halloween 2011, we went with the theme ”The Wizard of

My roomates and I have always considered Halloween one of our favorite holidays. For Halloween 2011, we went with the theme ”The Wizard of Oz.” We had a fun party to attend later on that night, and wanted the costumes to look awesome! Everyone loved our costumes and we were a hit!  Since we couldn’t find any cute costumes, we decided … Read more

Cute Homemade Baby Scarecrow Costume

I decided to dress my baby up for Halloween last minute.  We had most of the items to make this costume, so it probably cost less than $5. &nbsp

I decided to dress my baby up for Halloween last minute.  We had most of the items to make this baby Scarecrow costume, so it probably cost less than $5.  It’s pretty self-explanatory, but to create this costume, you need a flannel shirt, overalls, hat, tape, raffia, red lipstick, and a black eyeliner pencil.  I … Read more

Super Sparkly Homemade Glinda Costume

For a fun Halloween costume run (race), a group of us decided to be Wizard of Oz.  I made my entire Glinda costume and got TONS of compliments,

For a fun Halloween costume run (race), a group of us decided to be Wizard of Oz.  I made my entire Glinda costume and got TONS of compliments, and was asked at least 25 times to stop and take pictures.  Unfortunately the picture I have doesn’t do it justice, but I’ll explain and hopefully that … Read more