Cool Victims of American Horror Story Illusion Costumes

Victims of American Horror Story

I build costumes for my partner and I every year. The great thing is we are almost identical in size.  I construct one costume and learn from my mistakes making the second build easier. I began with building the structure that would hold our “killers” . 2 wooden dowels you can find at any hardware … Read more

Coolest Homemade Double Dare Group Costume

Our idea for this year was to be one of our favorite TV shows from growing up. And that was Nickelodeon’s Double Dare! We had 5 people in our group, so one was the referee of the night and two of us were on the “blue” team and two on the “red” team. First we … Read more

Scram! Easy Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume

Oscar the Grouch

My super cool Oscar costume I made inspired by a shaggy green sweater! This costume was easy to make and required only minimal supplies. I used a plastic garbage can for the body and the lid for the hat. Then, I bought the sweater and wig at a thrift store and made the banana peel … Read more

10 Epic Homemade Game of Thrones Halloween Costumes

Homemade Game of Thrones Halloween costumes

Dream about Daenerys? Think you know more than Jon Snow? Put your crafting to the test with these Westeros-inspired, homemade Game of Thrones Halloween costumes. No dragon glass necessary. Winter is here, people, so bundle up with the coolest DIY costume this side of the wall. 1. Mother of Dragons Costume Be the first of your … Read more

Awesome Homemade Arrow Costumes

Group Arrow Costumes

For Halloween this year my boyfriend, his friend, his friend’s girlfriend and I decided to go as characters from the popular television show “Arrow.” The show is based off of the DC comic Green Arrow. The characters for our Arrow costumes are (left to right) Black Canary, Green Arrow, Arsenal (Red Arrow/Speedy), and Felicity Smoke. … Read more

Coolest DIY Old Gregg Costume From The Mighty Boosh

old gregg costume

Hi there. I’m Old Gregg, pleased to meet ya! Do you love me? Could you learn to love me? Crack open a fresh bottle of Baileys and let me tell you the tale of my Old Gregg costume… (All professional pictures were from a photo shoot with my good friend Brooke Ewing from Dirt Candy … Read more

Adorable Game of Thrones Costumes

Adorable Game of Thrones Costumes

Making the Princess Daenerys Targaryen Costume My daughter doesn’t watch the show, but she is familiar with Game of Thrones’ The Mother of Dragons from YouTube clips she’s seen, and she decided that she wanted to be her for Halloween. So I decided to make her the blue cape dress since it’s colder where we are … Read more

Cool Pat Sajak Costume

Cool Pat Sajak Costume

Being Pat Sajak was entirely my son’s idea. He’s been obsessed with Wheel of Fortune since he was a baby. When I warned him that some of the kids at school wouldn’t know who he was, I gave him the option of wearing a “back up” costume to school, so he wouldn’t spend the whole … Read more

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

My sister and I were planning a trip to Disney for Halloween and we both love Disney, Game of Thrones, and clever wordplay. Starting with Elsa and ‘Winter is Coming,’ we came up with Daenelsa and Jon Snow White. They were a big hit at the Halloween party! Daenelsa started with Elsa’s dress and cape … Read more

Cool Mini Mr. T Costume

Cool Mini Mr. T Costume

This Mr. T costume is so easy to make! I purchased used camo pants and shirt from eBay and I also got a lot of used fake gold jewelry from eBay! We got a mohawk at the barber’s, spray painted his hair black, put fake hair on his chin and side burns, bought a used … Read more

Funny SNL Dooneese Maharelle Costume

Funny SNL Dooneese Maharelle Costume

Dooneese is by far my favorite Kristen Wiig character. I’ve always thought it would be the best costume to do and it was! Everyone thought it was hilarious although the baby hands freaked some out a little. I wish I could be Dooneese every year!  Is that baaad?! :) Creating the Dooneese Maharelle Costume The … Read more

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

The bulk of the time spent on the Ed, Edd, and Eddy costume was at a thrift store! There was not much work that had to be put into the clothing after we found the perfect items. Making Ed, Edd and Eddy Costumes Ed: Yellow polo was painted with red fabric paint to create the stripe … Read more

Cool Duck Dynasty Family Costume

Cool Duck Dynasty Family Costume

My husband and I have four sons so it was fun to do a Duck Dynasty family costume. We each picked a character from the show to portray that fit our looks the best. The clothes were pretty easy to find, we are a family of hunters, so we had most of the camo clothes and boots around the … Read more

Awesome Wun Wun the Giant, Game of Thrones Costume

Awesome Wun Wun the Giant, Game of Thrones Costume

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday because it’s the perfect opportunity to challenge and express my creativity (which I don’t get to utilize working in an I.T. Support role in a cubicle day in and day out). I find the process of creating a homemade costume to be enjoyable and therapeutic, which is why I … Read more

Coolest DIY Dragon Knight Yu-Gi-Oh Costume

Coolest DIY Dragon Knight Yu-Gi-Oh Costume

The costume I chose to enter is Dark Magician Girl the Dragon Knight, who is a fusion card in the playable card game, and TV series Yu-Gi-Oh. I have been a huge fan of this fandom forever, so I was really excited when I finally decided to create this costume. It is made out of … Read more

Cool Plinko Game Homemade Costume

Cool Plinko Game Homemade Costume

Ever since I was a kid, I loved The Price Is Right, and especially the game Plinko. It always looked like it was so much fun to play!I would watch the show during the summer or if I was home sick from school. These days I’ll watch it when I’m home sick from work. I … Read more

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

We are huge fans of TWD and I am unconventional when it comes to kids costumes, but in saying that I also don’t like costumes that depict things that take things too far as well. We had seen the final episode of season 6 and we were really excited about season 7 which had not started, … Read more

Coolest Easiest and Grotesque Zombie Walker Costume

Coolest Easiest and Grotesque Zombie Walker Costume

So, winter break of 2014/15, I got really into Walking Dead. Since I really liked the series, I decided to be a walker Halloween of 2015. The goal was to be a walker that had only been dead for a day or so. It wasn’t a hard costume to put together, it was just very … Read more

Doggie Doubles as Oscar the Grouch Costume

Doggie Doubles as Oscar the Grouch Costume

Missy (short for Missy Misdemeanor Elliott) is roaming the streets of DC this Halloween as Oscar the Grouch in a home-made costume this year. I got the idea because Missy is nicknamed miss grouchy because with her under bite she often looks grouchy and is a pretty strong-willed sassy dog! The whole thing costs about $80 … Read more

Doctor Who Alien Family Costumes

Doctor Who Alien Family Costumes

Clockwork Droid, from episode “Girl in the Fireplace” The mask used to be a V for vendetta mask and has been turned into the droid style, porcelain, victorian mask. I used air drying clay to reshape the features, paper macheed over top to hold the clay in place, crackle paint over that then dabbed with coffee to … Read more

Pee-Wee Herman Costume

Pee-Wee Herman Costume

My husband wasn’t sure what to wear and wanted to keep it simple so I said don’t get offended but I think you can pull off Pee-wee Herman and pull it off really well. So off we went to buy some clothes at a bargain store and applied makeup and BAM! Ladies and gents we … Read more

40 Years of SNL Group Costume

40 Years of SNL Group Costume

The inside sales managers at Hibu decided to do a tribute to the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Everyone picked their own character and rocked it as “40 Years of SNL”. Isn’t that special? We got motivated with our costumes, pepped ourselves up (although we had to sniff our fingers when we got nervous) … Read more

All Hail King Bowser and the Game of Thrones – Mash-Up Costume

All Hail King Bowser and the Game of Thrones - Mash-Up Costume

Featuring:  King Bowser, Wario the Executioner, Mario the Hero, Princess the Damsel in distress, Luigi, Toad, and last but not least a stuffed Yoshi rug! Everyone reading this knows the best holiday of the year is Halloween!  Costumes, decorations, and treats….the Halloween holiday has it all!  Over the years I have been a long time … Read more