Homemade Genie Costume

We would like to present to you MARY as “Genie in a Bottle”. Look carefully because at the “Blink of an Eye” Mary can magically disappear! Mary is wearing her Pink Genie costume that she loves with her matching genie shoes. We hand crafted her bottle using spray on foam and for the base we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alice from EA Games Costume

Homemade Alice from EA Games Costume

I have been obsessed with Alice in Wonderland for as long as I can remember. After reading the books and watching numerous film versions, I have become quite fond of the darker versions of Alice. The Disney version is way too sugar coated as it is with all of its renditions of fairy tales. My … Read more

Coolest Mega Man Halloween Costume

Homemade Mega Man Halloween Costume

I made this costume from cardboard (donated from Trader Joe’s), blue duct tape (Joann’s), blue spandex (oann’s), hot glue (my basement) , a hockey glove (Craigslist), dowel rod (Basement) and gumption. I also wired in some circuits so my blaster could charge and fire (or at least light up). It cost about $40 total. So … Read more

Coolest Jak Costume from Jak and Daxter

Homemade Jak Costume from Jak and Daxter

My son was Jak (should have been Percy Jackson, but he changed his mind two days before) for Halloween last year. This Homemade Jak Costume from Jak and Daxter was a very, very simple costume to make. The shorts are from a pajama pattern and made from an ivory knit. The v-neck vest was made … Read more

Coolest Call Of Duty Costume

Homemade Call Of Duty Costume

My son is addicted to playing call of duty. So I went to an army base in Texas and purchased a real U.S. army uniform and had his name and U.S. army embroidered on it. I then went to the costume store and purchased fake ammo to wrap around him. Grabbed a sniper rifle we … Read more

Coolest Penguin and The Riddler

Penguin and The Riddler from The batman Movie

Danny Divito stars as the Penguin! This Penguin and the Riddler costme was a great idea and a lot of fun and was not hard at all! The Penguin: Tons of white make up! I went over and over my face until I felt like it was going to crack! I took black and painted … Read more

Coolest Dead Mermaid Costume

Dead Mermaid Costume

I’m not sure how I came up with the idea for this dead mermaid costume, it just sort of happened. The net and the fake grass/seaweed was bought from a craft store. I used fishing line to tie all the junk (chunks of the grass, cans, old bobbers, and seashells that had a hole drilled … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gary the Snail Halloween Costume

Homemade Gary the Snail Halloween Costume

For Halloween this year our family decided on SpongeBob as our theme. Our youngest wanted a homemade Gary the Snail Halloween costume. The main body, spats, mittens & hood were based on a bear pattern (minus the bear ears), with a green oval shape added to the belly section. For the shell piece – the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costume

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costume

My husband and I were Shrek and Fiona last year for Halloween and we won first place at a great party, this year we had to top that so we decided to go for a Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costume. I saw the version that Marianne H. from Medford, OR had done and … Read more

Cool Homemade Mr. Potato Head Halloween Costume

Homemade Mr. Potato Head Halloween Costume

I have always made my kids’ costumes myself. This year, I got the idea from his favorite movie “Toy Story”, deciding to dress him up as Mr. Potato Head!! It was a fun project. All of the pieces are Velcro so you can change the face as you would on the toy. Everything is stuffed … Read more

Coolest Lots O’ Huggin Bear Costume

Coolest Lots O' Huggin Bear Costume

This year my whole family dressed up as characters from Toy Story! We had Buzz, Jessie, Bo Peep, Woody, and Mr. Potato Head! And I was very excited that I was assigned to be Lots-O-Huggin Bear! I made my Lots O’ Huggin Bear Costume with lost of help from my mom (Thanks Mom!). The head … Read more

Coolest Homemade X Men Nightcrawler Halloween Costume

Homemade X-Men Nightcrawler Halloween Costume

I decided to go ALL OUT again, and make a costume no one else has come close to duplicating! From the Comic and Movie X-Men II, a homemade X-Men Nightcrawler Halloween costume! I found pictures of this character online from comics and the movies, printed them out and started my research! I spent a solid … Read more

Coolest Lioness And Safari Hunter Costume

Lioness and Safari Hunter Costume

Last year we purchased a lion costume for our 2 year old. I love family costumes so I knew that we had to do something to match his adorable costume. For the lioness I purchased a tan velour jump suit, and cream colored slippers. I went the craft store and got any thing that looked … 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 #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