Lucy and Ethel Costumes as the Women from Mars

Lucy and Ethel Costumes as the Women from Mars

We love Lucy, especially the Women from Mars episode when the girls make $500 for a publicity stunt atop the Empire State Building. I knew we could do these costumes if I could find the pointy noses and the retro ray guns — which I found on Amazon after some searching. It was hard finding … Read more

I Love Lucy Wine Stomp Costume

I Love Lucy Wine Stomp Costume

I actually was inspired to dress like Lucy for a Wine Stomp that we were having at the winery that I worked at. I had a broom skirt that I was no longer planning on using. I bought a top from Old Navy for $9.99, Used a wide belt that was already in my closet … Read more

Fun Lucille Ball Costume

Fun Lucille Ball Costume

Coming up with clever Halloween costumes has never been easy for me, I stress about it for months and always end up doing something very last minute. This year it just happened to work for me! I was going through my mother’s sewing patterns to get ideas and came across this great vintage 50s pattern … Read more

Adorable “I Love Lucy” Homemade Costume for a Toddler!

Adorable "I Love Lucy" Homemade Costume for a Toddler!

Well, I wanted to do something original for my 2 year old daughter for Halloween! She already has naturally curly hair so I started thinking of a character who had curly hair. I’ve always loved the TV show “I Love Lucy ” so I thought I would attempt to make a costume. I got to … Read more

Coolest Homemade I Love Lucy Couples Costume

Coolest Homemade I Love Lucy Couples Costume

Bought the wig and the plastic drums….. Every thing else was from Goodwill. My wife covered her eyebrows with makeup and made her makeup just like Lucy’s. My suit was also from Goodwill and the bow-tie was from the 50’s. Tons of hair gel and hairspray too! The drums were a little exaggerated in size, … Read more

Coolest I Love Lucy Costume

I had wanted to do a Black & White Halloween character and started to look into movie and TV personalities. Since the I Love Lucy show began in 1

I had wanted to do a Black & White Halloween character and started to look into movie and TV personalities. Since the I Love Lucy show began in 1951 and was only broadcasted in B & W, I thought it would be a perfect costume. The trouble was trying to find out what makeup to … Read more

Coolest Lucille Ball Costume

Homemade Little Lucille Ball Costume

This is my twenty-two month old daughter Leila Jayde Carrington as Lucille Ball. Me and my mother made this costume. Everything is homemade except for a few parts of the dress and the jewelry. I like to incorporate her naturally curly red hair into her Halloween costumes. Last year she was Pebbles Flintstone. We bought … Read more

Coolest Homemade Little I Love Lucy and Ricky Homemade Costumes

Homemade Little I Love Lucy and Ricky Homemade Costumes

This is my two year old daughter Leila Jayde and her cousin Christian in their Homemade Little I Love Lucy and Ricky Homemade Costumes last Halloween. Me and my mother made the Lucy costume. Everything is homemade except for a few parts of the dress and the jewelry. I like to incorporate her naturally curly … Read more

Coolest Vitameatavegamin Girl Costume from I Love Lucy

Homemade Vitameatavegamin Girl Costume from I Love Lucy

I really like the show “I Love Lucy,” so I wanted to make a costume from one of the memorable scenes. I picked “Vitameatavegamin” because it is my favorite scene and the costume was easy to make. I already had the dress that I had made a few years before from an old 1950s dress … Read more

Coolest Ricky and Lucy Ricardo Couple Costumes

Homemade Ricky and Lucy Ricardo Couple Costumes

After much antique shopping and crafting at home, our vision was realized for our Ricky and Lucy Ricardo Couple Costumes! Ricky pulled an old skinny tie out of his closet and Lucy found a polka dot dress on eBay. The hoop skirt underneath came from a vintage shop. We found the apron at an antique … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lucy and Ricky Costume

Homemade Lucy and Ricky Costume

Lucy’s outfit is an old black strapless 50’s style dress and I put a black cap sleeve t-shirt underneath. I had a polka-dot and eyelet apron in my closet and it worked great. I also bought a pair of polka dot heels for $10 off a small mall store clearance rack. I looked at pictures … Read more

Coolest Homemade I Love Lucy Halloween Costume

Homemade I Love Lucy Halloween Costume

I LOVE LUCY….so for Halloween I decided to dress up as one of my favorite episodes…the chocolate factory scene! My mom handmade my Lucy chocolate factory uniform and hat. I accessorized with a pearl necklace and earrings. When I purchased the Lucy wig, I started to look just like her! I really got into it! … Read more

Coolest Lucy and Ethel Candy Factory Couple Costume

Coolest Lucy and Ethel Candy Factory Couple Costume 8

For our workplace’s costume contest this year, my co-worker (“Lucy”) and I (“Ethel”) decided to dress as our favorite episode of I Love Lucy: “Job Switching.” It’s little wonder why this episode was one of Lucille Ball’s favorites; I had so much fun researching ideas and watching the show to pull this Lucy and Ethel … Read more