Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Our three-year old came up with the idea of dressing up as Animal from the Muppets. Originally she wanted to be what all other little girls her age were going to be dressed up as, Elsa from Frozen. We tried very hard to discourage her from the Elsa costume by given her other ideas she … Read more

Group Costume Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem Band

Group Costume Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem Band

I went crazy trying to find a group costume. My friends and I had always wanted to try this but, We never thought we could pull it off. The reactions were the best yet. The costumes were actually quite easy to make and people were stopping us all night to take photos and to dance … Read more

Animal and Beaker Costumes Bringing Joy to Nursing Home

Animal and Beaker Costumes Bringing Joy to Nursing Home

Three years ago my girlfriend and I spent two months on home made minion costumes for a bar crawl costume contest. The costumes ended up excellent and we were a crowd favorite, but unfortunately did not win the contest. We became discouraged at first, because we were convinced we had the win. My mom Carla … Read more

Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

This is the fun Muppets Animal on an ostrich costume that I made for my husband. It’s always a challenge to come up with new and creative ideas each year.  Often it’s more of a challenge to make the ideas come to life and be functional. But somehow we made it work! It took a … Read more

Easiest Ever Muppets Beaker Costume

Easiest Ever Muppets Beaker Costume

We love the Muppets so my daughter, who was undecided for a costume, agreed to be Beaker from the Muppets. Well the costume came out even better than we had planned and it was so easy. It took me a couple of days but it could easily be done in a few hours if you … Read more

Miss Piggy and Kermit Muppets Couples Costume

Miss Piggy and Kermit Muppets Couples Costume

Our Miss Piggy and Kermit couple costume is such an easy and fun costume for couples. I bought the pig nose online, already had a pink dress, opera gloves, blonde wig and feather boa. For Kermit, I just sewed felt triangles onto a green t-shirt, painted his face green and added the headband – these were … Read more

Funnest Group Costume Ever: The Electric Muppet Mayhem Band!

Funnest Group Costume Ever: The Electric Muppet Mayhem Band!

This Electric Muppet Mayhem Band costume was a very cool and cleverly made group costume. I decided I wanted to do this, but took it the extra mile. I added my own twist, as well as making four of the band members. I must admit, this took A LOT of time, patience and hot glue … Read more

Coolest Homemade Muppet Slayer Costume

Coolest Homemade Muppet Slayer Costume

My daughter wanted to be a Minecraft character (again) this year, but I came across the idea for this costume on a Facebook page and she was immediately on board. Originally it was going to be Cookie Monster’s head on the spike but we agreed that would be too traumatic for the little kids that … Read more

Coolest Homemade Miss Piggy Costume

Coolest Homemade Miss Piggy Costume

We always dress-up at my job. I work as a cook in a school cafeteria where we serve kids from kindergarten to high school. I enjoy seeing the smiles on the kids faces when they come to lunch to see the unexpected,such as a bunch of cafeteria ladies dressed in cool costumes. Since I always … Read more

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

My two year old son is obsessed with the Mahna Mahna song. Whenever he’s upset, all I have to do is play the Youtube video and he starts cracking up. It was the only costume I considered for Halloween, but there were none to be found that were ready made. I’m a bit of a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Muppets Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Muppets Group Costume

I always loved the Muppets, so I decided that for 2014 I would make our family the Muppets. I picked the most recognized characters, Miss Piggy, Kermit the frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the great and one of his chickens, and of course, Animal. I am not a professional, I don’t even know how to read … Read more

Muppet Mayhem Fozzie Bear and Sweetums Costumes

Muppet Mayhem Fozzie Bear and Sweetums Costumes

My husband and I were invited to join a group of people going to a local Halloween celebration as Muppets. We didn’t think we would have the time or the energy to make costumes that would do justice to the greatness that is the Muppets, so we kindly declined. Destined to spend Halloween eating pizza … Read more

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

I started the costume early September, however I’ve had the idea since about may. Every year I try to out do my costume from the year before and last years was pretty good so I had to come up with something eye catching, fun, wild, one of a kind, get the crowds attention and applause … Read more

Cool Homemade Sweetums the Muppet Costume

Cool Homemade Sweetums the Muppet Costume

I’ve made pretty elaborate costumes in the past, but don’t go overboard every Halloween.  I wasn’t planning on something real time consuming, until I saw a car commercial that featured some of the Muppets.  One sighting of the Muppet called Sweetums and I knew that’s what I was going to make.  The best feature of … Read more

Coolest Muppet Family Costumes

Coolest Muppet Family Costumes

Though Halloween is one of our most favorite times of the year, it can truly be difficult to enjoy in the Midwest. It is cold and usually rainy here in October! You will often find that unless you have an indoor party to celebrate at, your costume is typically buried under several layers of cold … Read more

Electric Mayhem Muppets Group Costume

Electric Mayhem Muppets Group Costume

I have always loved the Muppets and this year I decided to make the Muppets band. These costumes were a great hit at Boston Pizza in Orangeville ON. The whole night was posing for photo`s because everyone wanted one. I made the heads by paper macheing balloons for the heads, stretching fleece over the heads, … Read more

Family Muppet Costumes

Family Muppet Costumes

Animal, Beeker, Janice, Dr. Teeth and Abby Cadabby were our family theme for our Halloween costumes this year.  First, let me just say that I do not know how to sew very well. Therefore, my method of construction is usually the fabulous glue gun. My youngest son (8 yrs old) was Animal so let’s start … Read more

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

Cool DIY Animal from Muppets Costume

I made the head from paper mache, felt, cardboard, mountains of yarn, plastic, foam a hard hat, and lots of hot glue! I fashioned his outfit from thrifted and recycled materials. We used foam tubing to cut each link in his chain then used silver spray paint to make them look like a real chain. … Read more

Awesome Halloween Costume Idea: Muppet Versions of Ourselves!

Awesome Halloween Costume Idea: Muppet Versions of Ourselves!

My girlfriend Gem and I are avid Halloween costumers, and always have some big elaborate costumes we scramble to do at the last minute (inevitably calling out of work a day or two after getting a late start). For years, we’ve talked about doing Muppet versions of ourselves that we could wear and be ridiculous … Read more

Ultimate Animal and Gonzo Muppets Costumes

Ultimate Animal and Gonzo Muppets Costumes

To make the heads of the costumes I researched how to make foam character heads on instructables.com and after a few paper prototypes I had the basic shape for each of the characters, Animal & Gonzo. Animal I covered the foam in orange felt, used colored wool for the hair, styrofoam balls for the eyes … Read more

My Muppets Homemade Group Costume

My Muppets Homemade Group Costume

As my kids got older I started to get more creative with the costumes. I always try to make their costumes go together. Me and my family are really big Jim Henson fans .Choosing who was going to be which character wasn’t hard either. They all match the personality as well. My oldest daughter is … Read more

Best Homemade Muppet Costume: Sweetums

Best Homemade Muppet Costume: Sweetums

I have been making my own costumes for about six years now and this Muppet costume is by far my favorite one.  Sweetums isn’t the most popular of the Muppets but he was always one of my favorites. The costume was fairly easy to makes, because all I really had to do was construct the … Read more