Coolest Men In Black Family Costume

Homemade Men In Black Family Costume

Our family does theme costumes each year, but as the mom of boys…this year we did not agree. They wanted gore, and I wanted cute. So we compromised. They are the Men In Black, and I am their alien. I got the jackets from Goodwill, the sunglasses from a costume shop and bought my green … Read more

Coolest Curious George’s Man with the Yellow Hat Costume

Homemade Curious George's Man with the Yellow Hat Costume

This is my son William dressed up as the Man with the Yellow Hat for World Book Day November 2007. He won first prize! The Curious George’s Man with the Yellow Hat Costume was very easy and didn’t cost more than about 10 dollars. The hat is actually a black witches’ Halloween costume hat covered … Read more

Coolest Storm Trooper Costume

Homemade Storm Trooper Costume

This is my home made storm trooper from Star Wars. He’s constructed from billion boxes and egg boxes, duct tape, loo rolls, a cider bottle and loads of newspaper. It took me a few weeks to complete but I think the result was all worth it. And yes I do have far too much time … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mugatu Costume

Homemade Mugatu Costume

My girlfriend made this Homemade Mugatu Costume for me about 3 hours before our Halloween party. It came out awesome and got a lot of compliments. She ironed on the letters to an old sweater, sewed the black cuff links and turtle neck part (using toothpicks to make it stand up) and made the griddle … Read more

Coolest Teen Wolf Costume Ever!

Homemade Teen Wolf Costume

I love the Teen Wolf movie with Michael J. Fox and I’ve probably seen it at least 50 times. I had wanted to make a costume for the longest time and this year I actually did! I received many compliments and posed for many pictures. I wish I had entered some costume contests but unfortunately … Read more

Cool Homemade Pennywise The Clown Costume

Homemade Pennywise The Clown Costume

Here is my Pennywise The Clown Costume from Halloween 2010. I decided to do this costume as I knew it would be a real challenge and as you can see a lot of work and money went into it. The costume went down a storm on the Halloween night out that I go on with … Read more

Homemade Carol Costume from Where the Wild Things Are

Homemade Carol Costume from Where the Wild Things Are

Instructions for my Homemade Carol Costume from Where the Wild Things Are: I made the head by using paper mache, painted it, covered it in fur and added the horns. The fur suit was made from a couple of blankets that I bought from Walmart. I added the stripes to the top and feathers to … Read more

Cool Homemade Mugatu Costume

Homemade Mugatu Costume

I picked up the sweater at Goodwill for $5 for this Mugatu Costume. Got some felt at Michael’s and cut out the lettering. Bought the corset for about $20. I also got a stuffed dog (don’t see in picture) that cost about $5. The wig is a simple clown wig I took and shaved the … Read more

Coolest Hand-Crafted Wizard of Oz Group Costumes

Homemade Wizard of Oz Group Costume

There was actually 12 of us all of us, different characters from Wizard of Oz but I cant find that picture of the Wizard of Oz Group Costume right now. I made the wicked witch just using a Simplicity pattern. The little flower munchkin was also from a pattern. For the lollipop guild I found … Read more

Coolest Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costume

Homemade Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costume

I had planned on Being Mary Poppins for a long while and began the hunt for items (SPOT ON DETAILS). Going to antique stores are helpful. We found the hat which was plain and glued the berries and flowers on, as well as the gloves. The carpet bag jacket at Burts hat were purchased at … Read more

Wizard of Oz Costume

Wizard of Oz Costume

The whole Wizard of Oz costume idea got started when my sister-in-law lent my son a homemade lion costume she had made several years ago for her son. Then my daughter got red sparkle shoes for Christmas and it just seemed like I had to go with it. My oldest daughter wanted to be a … Read more

Coolest Gizmo Costume

Coolest Gizmo Costume 4

I chose to create a Gizmo costume this past Halloween mainly because I enjoy 80’s movies (I was Elliott/E.T. last year), and also because I enjoy making large mascot style heads that get in the way at any party I take it out to (prior to E.T, I was Animal from the Muppets). I gave … Read more

Coolest Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker Costumes

Homemade  Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker Costumes

For Bunsen Honeydew: First I got a big ball from Walmart and paper mached it. Then I cut the mouth big enough so my daughter would be able to see out of it. I used clay to paper mache the big nose and ears and glued them on and painted it all green. I grabbed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

We do a lot of costume parties, so I am getting used to improvising costumes. Thrift stores come in very handy. For Frankenstein, just took an old blazer and zig-zagged the end of the sleeves. Old dress pants and solid shirt underneath. Painted my husbands hands and face green, a little black around the eyes. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Couple Costume

Homemade Bert and Ernie Couple Costume

Ernie and Buddy Bert Inspiration After being inspired by Sesame Street costumes we saw posted here on your site, we decided to make a Bert and Ernie couple costume this year. I wasn’t exactly sure how to go about it as I never made a mask before. So we took a trip to Michael’s. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Juno Costume Idea

Homemade Juno Costume Idea

Halloween is a great time for becoming anyone you want. I always been a fan of Ellen Page but when Juno was released I was instantly hooked. I watch it over and over again. Then, it HIT me. Why I don’t become Juno? I began to look for Juno pictures to decide which Juno look … Read more