Coolest Homemade Adult Male Lion Costume

Homemade Adult Male Lion Costume

My boyfriend does like costume parties, and he does like Halloween, but he doesn’t always like thinking up the ideas in advance. A couple of months before Halloween, I had already figured out what I wanted to be and had started working on my costume. Therefore, I started bugging him to do the same. Eventually, … Read more

Coolest Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

We decided to do a Wizard of Oz theme this year. I was elected to be the tin man. After looking for Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween costume ideas, I found that everything looked to bland and wanted to have an authentic look. Before I started my costume I had not idea how … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tin Man Halloween Costume

Homemade Tin Man Halloween Costume

Each year since my son was born I try to think about a great costume for him at Halloween. Last year he was a Oompa Loompa. He was awesome. This year I let him choose and he chose a Homemade Tin Man Halloween. I remember that, when I was a kid, my brother had been … Read more

Cool Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Scarecrow Halloween Costume

I decided that I wanted Daniel to have a scarecrow Halloween costume this year (2008) but I could not find his size in-store or on-line. I was determined to make him a scarecrow. So I checked on-line for ideas from other pictures. I scrounged around home to see what I had to use. I wound … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scary Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Scary Scarecrow Halloween Costume

I was originally going to be the Scarecrow from the Batman movie. But a suit with a piece of burlap over my head didn’t seem like an exciting costume. So I kinda went with a traditional Scary Scarecrow Halloween Costume. The head’s a piece of burlap, that I used some polyurethane on to keep the … Read more

Coolest Wizard of Oz Costumes

Homemade Wizard of Oz Costumes

My friends and I did a Wizard of Oz theme for Halloween a few years ago. We even have a yellow brick road!!! The Tin Man is the only purchased costume:( All Others were hand made. I myself made the Dorothy and Lion costumes with no patterns….I just winged it! The shoes were a cheap … Read more

Cool Tin Man Costume

The Tin Man Costume

Dryer vents worked great for this Tin Man costume. The hat and turtleneck were spray painted with a metallic paint and the hat is a funnel also spray painted.

Coolest Homemade Wizard of Oz Group Costume Designs

Wizard of Oz Group Costume Designs

We are the official characters of the Chesterton Wizard of Oz Festival, which is the world’s largest Oz-themed event. All of our Wizard of Oz group costume designs are handmade by the members of our group and their families. Yes, Dorothy even hand-sequined and rhinestoned her slippers. Every effort was made to ensure that the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scarecrow Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Costume

My baby boy was born on Halloween and his first birthday theme was “pumpkin patch”. I wanted his costume to relate to his first birthday theme, so I decided to make him a Homemade Scarecrow Costume. I simply used a pair of pants he already had with patches and bought a long sleeve red T-shirt. … Read more

Coolest DIY Scarecrow Halloween Costume Idea

DIY Scarecrow Halloween Costume Idea

This DIY Scarecrow Halloween costume idea came to me when I saw Halloween decorations. I thought it would be different from regular costumes. This costume was very easy and fun to make. First I found a hat at a garage sale for $2. Then I took fake hay from another scarecrow and cut it off. … Read more

Cool Wizard of OZ Costume

Wizard of Oz Costume

Tin Man was made from a Bally fitness suit purchased from Goodwill for $2.50 I backed it with poster board and made the heart from a pocket watch and an old red folder. His old shoes were painted with chrome paint. Lion was previously a stuffed animal from Goodwill and totally ripped apart at the … Read more

Coolest Tin Woman Halloween Costume

Tin Woman Halloween Costume

I went in a Tin Woman Halloween costume. I modified a silver dress to make it strapless, covered thigh high boots I had with glitter and silver paint, painted a red funnel silver and covered it in glitter too, and attached ribbon to keep the hat on. It was very cute!

Coolest Lollipop Guild Munchkin Costume

Coolest Lollipop Guild Munchkin Costume

Every year I try to beat the prior years’ original costume! This year I decided on one of the munchkins for my 4 year old son, who not better then the famous “Lollipop Guild”! So easy, inexpensive and to see people laughing just made my day! Red jogging pants were from Walmart for $3.00 cut … Read more

Cool Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

This year for Halloween our son choose a Wizard of Oz theme. His costume was not purchased it was handmade by his Aunt Megan, who went as Dorothy. Our son could not pronounce scarecrow, although he knew very well what his costume was. He would pronounce himself as a “square crow”. It was so adorable, … Read more

Lion Costume #6

For my son’s first adventure with trick-or-treating I decided to make him a lion costume. His room has two murals of African animals so I thought this was perfect. I purchased tan fleece for the pants, top and hood and brown felt for the mane around the head. I also purchased fleece for the mane … Read more

Awesome Homemade Wizard Of Oz Costume

Wizard of Oz Costume

The Wizard of Oz is one of many popular themes done during Halloween, so I knew I had to make it as original as possible, also considering topping each year before, so I took a trip to the nearest home depot, grabbed a cart and searched the isles. I ended up going through every piece … Read more

Original Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

This Tin Man costume was made for my office Halloween party. My group decided to do the theme of The Wizard of Oz. I wanted to be the Tin Man since he is the coolest-looking character from the movie. I made the entire costume out of posterboard (except for the funnel and ax). I spray-painted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tim Burton Inspired Scarecrow Costume

Homemade Tim Burton Inspired Scarecrow Costume

For my Halloween costume I decided to be a scarecrow. I was mostly inspired by Tim Burton’s movies. I did not want it to be cute! I bought a plain dress at the thrift store and had material for the patches. The dress, gloves and hat took me around five hours to complete. I made … Read more

Lion Costume #2

I made this lion costume for my oldest son (pictured with the blue eyes) for his first Halloween in 2004. His “love” was (and still is) a lion so I thought it’d be fun to make his costume a lion as well. I used a pattern, tan fleece and five 5-1/2 yards of ribbon. (Yes … Read more

Coolest Glinda the Good Witch of Oz Costume

Homemade Glinda the Good Witch of Oz Costume

I based my costume off of Glinda’s Bubble dress in the Broadway musical Wicked. The skirt has 14 layers and about 25,000 sequins which were all sewn on one by one by hand. The skirt has a four layer petticoat with a scalloped lace bottom. The base skirt is made of crepe backed satin with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tinman Costume

Homemade Tinman Costume

What to be for Halloween this year? That was the question that spurred a marathon 20 hour pursuit for the perfect recognizable costume. It was four days before our annual Halloween party and I still had no idea what I was going to do. My wife finally decided to do characters from the Wizard of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flying Monkey from Wizard of Oz Costume

Homemade Flying Monkey from Wizard of Oz Costume

This is a picture of my husband in a Homemade Flying Monkey from Wizard of Oz Costume. We made this costume totally from scratch (except the wings). We used fun fur for the body and and hands. I found a gray vest at value village and cut it in half so I would have extra … Read more

Cool Homemade Scarecrow Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Costume

This is my daughter Kinley’s Homemade Scarecrow Costume. She is a Not So Scarey Scarecrow. She wanted to be a scarecrow, but I wanted to make her something out of the norm. It was made with 20 yards of tulle, several different colors lots of ribbons, sunflowers and rafia. She even has rafia ribbon arm … Read more