Cool Plex Costume

Homemade Plex Costume

My 5 year old son wanted to be Yo Gabba Gabba’s Plex for Halloween this year. Okay, so we went looking for things that might work to make this Homemade Plex Costume. We came across the blue foam bed roll that people use for camping. Love this stuff so easy to work with, you can … Read more

Price is Right Group Halloween Costume

This year in honor of Bob Barker’s retirement we decided to deck our family out in a group Halloween costume of “The Price is Right”! Dad was the Big Wheel, Mom was the game, Plinko the oldest daughter was a Barker’s beauty, and the younger daughter was the contestant! Our newest addition (six weeks old!) … Read more

Nintendos Mega Man Costume

Mega Man from Nintendo

OK, for those who know oh so well, and played Nintendo growing up in the 80’s you’ll appreciate this one. Mega Man was an original NES SuperStar in the late 1980’s, a classic video game hero for us all. I decided I was going to make the best replica EVER! I began prepping in August … Read more

Coolest Angry Birds Costume

Homemade Angry Birds Costume

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so when my kids wanted an Angry Birds costumes, I was up for the challenge. My first challenge with the costume was to come up with a costume that was cheap, easy, and anyone can do! Then I needed to find a ball shape that could fit over … Read more

Coolest Street Fighter’s Chun Li Costume

Homemde Street Fighter's Chun Li Costume

I grew up playing Street Fighter and I really liked the character Chun Li. I thought she resembled me in some ways; I’m Chinese, petite, was pretty involved in martial arts, and like to kick ass =P Luckily, a lot of the accessories were things I already had lying around. I had a blue Chinese … Read more

Coolest Princess Zelda Costume

Homemade Princess Zelda Costume

This is a Homemade Princess Zelda Costume from the ‘Twilight Princess’ era. The dress was purchased but the armor, and the crown were handmade. I found some templates and used some foam offcuts and layered them to make the shoulder guards and other chained up entities, and the crown is a combination of craft foam, … Read more

Coolest Castle Crashers Couple Costume

Coolest Castle Crashers Couple Costume

The idea for this Castle Crashers Couple Costume came from my son, Ben. He showed the idea to my husband and asked if he could make these 2 costumes for him and his friend. My husband is an artist and was able to bring this idea to life. It turned out much better than we … Read more

Coolest Killer Clown Costume

Killer Clown Costume

This was part of a Hollywood project for college, I decided to try costume designing. I based the Killer Clown costume on “The Red Triangle Circus Gang” from my favorite movie Batman Returns. The costume had to be made in, or less than 24 hours. I began by buying all the materials, I then made … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Halloween Costume

Mermaid Halloween Costume

It was a lot of work but it was totally worth it. I had wanted to be a mermaid before but never found a mermaid Halloween costume that was what I had in mind, so with the little money that I had and a lot of trial and error I completed my perfect mermaid look! … Read more

Cool Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume

Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume

This Homemade Mermaid Halloween Costume was a blast to make. My daughter decided she wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween. I bought a basic pattern for a mermaid tail from Walmart. We bought some glittery fabric and sewed it up. I bought some iridescent fabric and sewed that on the bottom for the fins. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

We made our Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes entirely out of felt. We used about 3 yards each of brown fabric for the body and other scraps we had for the parts. Most of the parts were stuck on with hot glue. The sides of the poncho-like body and the ears were … Read more

Coolest DIY Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

Used “Headliner” Fabric for the skin of potato…..it’s good because it has foam on the back side so it gives it some poof. I had to line it with an old sheet because the foam won’t go through sewing machine, easily. The lining is good anyway if you decide you want to stuff it. All … Read more

Coolest Plastic Army Men Halloween Costumes

Homemade Plastic Army Men Halloween Costumes

All of this costume is homemade from scratch including the Bazooka and boards for our feet. Everything had to be spray painted weapons, bullets etc. Allot of time and effort went into this costume. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Thanks for all your support.

Coolest Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea

I got the Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea from reading comic books and watching the movie. This was pretty easy to put together. I started off with a white wig then added to it from there with a cape hemmed with gold lining and then the rest of the gold material I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lego Darth Maul Minifig Costume

Homemade Lego Darth Maul Minifig Costume

I wanted a unique costume for my 6-year-old this year. I came across the idea of a Lego Minifig costume and opted for the Darth Maul model instead of your basic yellow-headed model. I did my best to make it as comfortable/usable for the kid as possible. At first I thought it should be close-fitting, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Baby Costume

Homemade Lion Baby Costume

My 10 month old, Riley, is always roaring and pouncing, so we decided to make him a lion for his first Halloween. I thought about buying a costume but I couldn’t find anything I really liked for a decent price. I, therefore, set to making this homemade Lion costume. The costume was made using fabric … Read more