Coolest Homemade Count Von Count Costume

Coolest Homemade Count Von Count Costume

This year, I wanted to test my crafting skills by creating a Muppet costume.  I knew that this would be a challenge that could look amazing if done right, but, if half-assed, could look like clown shoes.  I started off by looking through all of the Muppets and deciding which one would be the funniest character … Read more

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Couple Costume

Kermit the frog and Miss Piggy

Kermit’s head was cut out of 1/2” cushion foam. I took an old hat apart and traced one of the panels on the foam 6 times to create the “hat”. Covered it in an old fabric I cut from my wife’s vintage hoody. Green felt to cover the head and added the red felt for … Read more

Homemade Pee-Wee Herman Wheelchair Costume

for most of my life I was completely able-bodied, however after a long series of illnesses over the last couple of years I have found myself a full-t

for most of my life I was completely able-bodied, however after a long series of illnesses over the last couple of years I have found myself a full-time wheelchair user. I have always loved Halloween and had no idea how to enjoy it in my new body. Thankfully, the Internet gave me all kinds of … Read more

Drop Dead Awesome Sesame Street Gang Costumes

Hi, Im Megan and these are my friends and mine Sesame Street 2012 costumes. Im Cookie Monster, Emily is Oscar, Shelby is Big Bird and Brittney is Elm

Hi, I’m Megan and these are my friends and mine Sesame Street gang costumes 2012. I’m Cookie Monster, Emily is Oscar, Shelby is Big Bird and Brittney is Elmo. Our dresses are made out of duct tape. We wore camis underneath them as a dress so we could still use the bathroom, except Emily she … Read more

Coolest Final Jeopardy Halloween Costume That Lights Up!

I was googling different costume ideas two weeks ago, and somehow stumbled on the Jeopardy photos on this site! And I thought that is brilliant and h

I was Googling different costume ideas two weeks ago, and somehow stumbled on the Jeopardy photos on this site! And I thought that is brilliant and hilarious! I have to try this, with my own special twist! This is my final Jeopardy Halloween costume that lights up! I used a large piece of cardboard from … Read more

Amazing Cemetery Angel Costume

Amazing Cemetery Angel Costume

I asked my 8 yr old daughter Trinity what she wanted to be for Halloween, she replied with “a cemetery angel” – a challenge was made! I bought 2 pieces of foam core board to use as the wings, free handed the wing shape and cut out with a box cutter. I used craft foam … Read more

Gay Bert and Ernie Get Married Costume

With the passing of New York\'s Gay Marriage, we thought Bert and Ernie should get married. I found foam padding at a local thrift store for only $

With the passing of New York’s Gay Marriage, we thought Bert and Ernie should get married. I found foam padding at a local thrift store for only $3. We proceeded to sculpt, cut, tape, glue, carve, and tape some more the basic shapes of their heads. Using the right color felt, we attached to the … Read more

Coolest Yo Gabba Gabba Homemade Costume

Plex - Yellow Robot from Yo Gabba Gabba

My son decided for this Halloween, he wanted to go as one of his favorite television characters – Plex from Yo Gabba Gabba. While we were in our local home repair center, we came across some concrete forming tubes – giant cardboard tubes about 4 foot long and 12 inches in diameter. PERFECT! After a … Read more

Coolest Robbie and Baby Sinclair from Dinosaurs Costume

Coolest Robbie and Baby Sinclair from Dinosaurs Costume

I’ve always been a fan of the show Dinosaurs, so I decided to give it a shot. Robbie’s dinosaur beak is originally a dragon mouth piece which was purchased online and cut to fit around my mouth. His red varsity jacket was found at a thrift store along with the green shower cap. I couldn’t … Read more

Coolest DIY Oscar the Grouch Halloween Costume

DIY Oscar the Grouch Halloween Costume

Oscar the Grouch has been one of my favorite all time characters. I saw a lot of Oscar costumes, but I wanted the focus to mostly be on the puppet (or muppet depending on how you see it). I like to go to a lot of parties on Halloween, and for some reason, the idea … Read more

Coolest Yo Gabba Gabba DIY Costume

Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume

Last year it was my husband’s turn to chose our costume. He chose the Super Bowl 2010 Kia Commercial. I decided on the 2 main characters-Muno from Yo Gabba Gabba and a Sock Monkey (both of which I couldnt find any real looking costumes online). For Muno I purchased large amounts of 1.5 inch foam … Read more