Coolest Grimace from McDonald’s Costume

Homemade Grimace from McDonald's Costume

I’ve always wanted to make a Halloween costume from one of the McDonald’s characters. It took me awhile but I settled on a Grimace from McDonald’s Costume. As I was making the costume, I decided to add a twist to the costume and made him Grimace’s cousin from Mexico, Pedro. So I fitted him with … Read more

Coolest Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea

Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea

My daughter Jen is a graphic designer and came up with the Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea in her little community. Jen wore a simple plain white v neck t-shirt, plain long white BBQ type apron, plain white pants…and made graphics / laminated sayings: a name tag that said: FLO, a circle button … Read more

Coolest Fanta Girls – The Fantanas Costumes

Homemade Fantanas Costumes

Whenever my friends and I went to the movies, we would always see the Fanta soda commercial before the previews. I thought it would be a unique group costume to be the Fanta Girls – Fantanas, and that people would easily recognize. We went shopping for clothing that was all one color to correspond with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mayor McCheese Costume

Homemade Mayor McCheese Costume

I purchased the purple suit for this Homemade Mayor McCheese Costume at my local Goodwill, they have great clothing for costumes. I made a tie out of some yellow fabric and also used the same fabric for the yellow rim on the hat. The hat itself is just cardboard, wrapped in the fabric, I used … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. Peanut and Bag of Sweets Costumes

Homemade Mr. Peanut and Bag of Sweets Costumes

Mr. Peanut was made out of burlap pieces that had been starched and put on a form. The pieces were then glued together and armholes cut. The bottom of the costume was held together with Velcro so that my son could slide it on and off over his black shirt and black pants. I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chuck E. Cheese Toddler Costume Idea

Homemade Chuck E. Cheese Toddler Costume Idea

My son wanted to be Chuck E. Cheese. I prefer to make my own costumes so I began searching the internet and didn’t find a single homemade Chuck E. Cheese toddler costume idea ever been made of Chuck E. other than the original Chuck E. Cheese. So I decided to sew a bear costume and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hamburglar Costume

Homemade Hamburglar Costume

This year for Halloween I wanted a costume that would induce nostalgia in people that grew up in the mid-80’s/early 90’s. The Hamburglar. He is one of my favorite characters from the McDonald’s franchise. Having no previous mascot mask-making skills, making the Hamburglar’s head was quite daunting. Here’s how I did it: I used a … Read more

Coolest Wendy and Colonel Sanders Couple Costume

Homemade Wendy and Colonel Sanders Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I dressed up as Colonel Sanders and Wendy. He just used clothes he already owned for the outfit, and we found the ribbon at Walmart and the glasses at a halloween shop (popped out the sunglass lenses). There was no problem getting a clean bucket from KFC but may have been more … Read more

Coolest McDonald’s Characters Group Costume

Homemade McDonald's Characters Group Costume

We decided to make this Homemade McDonald’s Characters Group Costume this year for a friend’s costume party. After going through several group costume ideas, we all fell in love with the idea of making costumes from our favorite childhood restaurant. I made my boyfriend’s Grimace costume with felt, a hula hood, and safety pins. I … Read more

Coolest Trojan Man Costume

Homemade Trojan Man Costume

My brother and I have been thinking of this Trojan Man costume for a couple years now, and we have finally made it. The skirt is paper mache and cardbaord strips, woven on to an old belt. The red skirt we found at the salvation army, the white shirt is his own gym shirt from … Read more

Homemade Taco Bell Dog Halloween Costume

I had a Chihuahua as a pet. I wanted to be the Taco Bell dog. I started this dog costume by trying to make the head out of paper Mache’. It burst and I made a mess in the kitchen. I went to the store and purchased four different size balls. I taped them all … Read more

Coolest Little Riding Hood Costume

Little DEAD Riding Hood Costume

I wanted my daughter to have a Little Red Riding Hood costume for Halloween but she wanted to be something scary. SO I turned her into Little DEAD Riding Hood.

Coolest Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

Ethan age 9 is Jack and the beanstalk. We used 2 pieces of round Styrofoam for the beanstalk that I glued together, then I wrapped it with green material I had gotten at a fabric store. We got a leaf vine and glued that to the stalk, giving it the vine look. This completed our … Read more

Coolest Big Foot Costume

Homemade Big Foot Costume

I needed to make a Big Foot costume for the lead character in a school play. We bought around 5 yards of fake brown fur, trying to haggle down the price to work with a high school play budget. I then sewed a onesie, breaking my needle about every three minutes. Fur got everywhere; I … Read more

Cool Eve Homemade Costume

Homemade Eve Costume

This Homemade Eve Costume was my latest idea for Unofficial Halloween this year. It was super easy to make and took little time. Here is what I used: Black one piece monokini Boy shorts Pins Hot glue Gold ribbon Red craft roses (I got a bundle for .99 cents) Ivy leaves from the local craft … Read more

Homemade Leprechaun Costume

This Leprechaun costume is created with Kelley green trigger fabric. The edges are trimmed with green braided trim. Lapel is made from shamrock fabric and trimmed with gold sequins trim. Matching shamrock bow tie blends with the fabric of the lapel. I put elastic band on bow tie. Knickers have front fly zipper and front … Read more