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

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

The Most Realistic Oscar the Grouch Costume Ever!

The Most Realistic Oscar the Grouch Costume Ever!

My son and I were watching Sesame Street like we usually do. On this particular day when Oscar the Grouch came on his face lit up! “I know what I want to be for Halloween this year” he exclaimed. “I want to be Oscar the Grouch!” Of course I had to ask him why. He … Read more

Cute Sesame Street Costume Ideas

Cute Sesame Street Costume Ideas

We each made our own Sesame Street costume. Oscar: Hot glued moss (from any craft store) to my shirt, shoes and a visor. I also hot glued a fuzzy eye brow and large googley eyes. I made the trash can and trash can top out of foam board, spray paint and duct tape. Big Bird: … Read more

No-Sew Cookie Monster and Cookie Couple Costume

No-Sew Cookie Monster and Cookie Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I went in this cool couple costume as the Cookie monster and Cookies last Halloween. It was a huge hit at the costume party we went to! It was pretty straight forward to make this no-sew cookie monster and cookie couple costume: Cookie costume – All you need is a black tank … Read more

Original Homemade Yip Yip Meets Monsters Inc. Costume

Original Homemade Yip Yip Meets Monsters Inc. Costume

So Halloween is my FAVORITE day of the year. I always start scowering the internet a year in advance for costumes ideas. I look for costumes that 1) catch my eye in some way and 2) are relatively easy to make, meaning I don’t need an engineering degree to figure out how to make my … Read more

Uber Cute Sesame Street Group Costume

Uber Cute Sesame Street Group Costume

We’ve got a big family, and we wanted to get as many of them involved as we could. It started off with a boyhood dream of wanting to be a super hero, mingled with the love I have for the Sesame Street character, Super Grover. When I was a kid, I thought he was hilarious. … Read more

Cutest Baby Oscar the Grouch Costume

Cutest Baby Oscar the Grouch Costume

My two year old son insisted on being Cookie Monster, so his baby brother had to match and be warm, since it’s always freezing here on Halloween! I thought making him Oscar the Grouch in a nice warm trash can would be perfect! He is just wearing a green hoodie with felt eyes and craft … Read more

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costumes

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costumes

My 2 year old son is obsessed with Cookie Monster (and cookies in general) and insisted on being him for Halloween.  This meant that I had to plan our costumes around this theme and make sure they were warm as it is always freezing here on Halloween! Elmo and Cookie Monster were very simple.  We … Read more

Awesome Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume

Coolest Oscar the Grouch Costume

I decided to do Oscar the grouch because i had seen many different types of costumes for him. I remember watching Sesame Street and thought it would be a great idea to do. I had seen someone online make a replica of him and thought how hard could it be. 1 month later and some … Read more

Coolest Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch Costumes

Coolest Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch Costumes

Although my two daughters are getting older, they still love Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch! And believe me, each costume really does fit each one of their individual personalities! Once they decided what they wanted to be this year, I quickly got to work on the patterns, since I knew that I was going … Read more

Sesame Street Costumes with Papier Mache Masks

Sesame Street Costumes with Papier Mache Masks

The basic structure of the Sesame Street mask consists of a balloon, which was covered with papier mache. Cover 3 layers. Then the balloon was pierced and cut open from below so that the head could fit in. The mouth area was formed with chicken wire, after which the whole mask is further coated with … Read more

Sesame Street Yip Yip Alien Costume for any Age

Sesame Street Yip Yip Alien Costume for any Age

We decide to dress up as Yip Yip Aliens from Sesame Street for Halloween this year.  If you don’t know who they are, then look up ‘yip yip Aliens’ on YouTube and prepare to laugh! We thought they would be good costumes cause they are good for any weather (particularly in Cold Canadian Halloween), and make … Read more

Cute Homemade Sesame Street Crew Group Costume

Cute Homemade Sesame Street Crew Group Costume

After a month of trying to figure out a group costume, this year me and my friends decided to go as sesame street characters! Elmo just found a cute red tutu & tank top, made her headband with marabou hot glued to a headband ,  also glued some to her shirt and skirt. The eyes … Read more

Mommy’s Little Monster Toddler Costume

Mommy's Little Monster Toddler Costume

All kiddos can be monsters at times but there is no cuter time than on Halloween. After a monster themed baby shower and first birthday it just made sense to use the theme for Halloween. After searching for a little monster costume that was not overly expensive but still adorable I came up short handed. … Read more

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costume

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costume

Admittedly, we just bought the Elmo suit for my oldest son. My Super Grover 2.0 costume was a labor of love, as was the Oscar the Grouch costume: For Grover, I used adult sized footie-pajamas from Target. I made a red cape from fabric I had lying around. The helmet was a child’s toy knight … Read more

Handmade Big Bird Costume for a Woman

A few years back I purchased a store bought Halloween costume, and like most others was INSANELY disappointed by the poor quality, see through material, and overall mashed appearance from poor packaging and shipping….as such the following year I DID NOT make the same mistake and so began adventures of homemade costume making (let me … Read more

Coolest Adult Cookie Monster Costume

Coolest Adult Cookie Monster Costume

I always love putting together costumes for Halloween. After struggling to figure out how to make this year’s costume, I was walking through the fabric store, saw some blue fur and instantly had a new idea. COOKIE MONSTER! I pulled out my phone and looked up some pictures to get an idea of what would … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toddler Super Grover 2.0 Costume

Coolest Homemade Toddler Super Grover 2.0 Costume

I was so happy when Ezra (turned 3 on November 1st) gravitated to the idea of being Super Grover instead of Elmo!   However I still waited until a week before Halloween to get going.  The top and pants were sewn using a set of his carter’s pajamas as a pattern, I have basic sewing skills … Read more

Fun Homemade Oscar the Grouch Halloween Costume

Fun Homemade Oscar the Grouch Halloween Costume: I got most of my materials for Oscar the Grouch costume at Wallmart! The green fur is made out of green bath rugs. I had an old wire hanging flower p

I got most of my materials for Oscar the Grouch costume at Wallmart! The green fur is made out of green bath rugs. I had an old wire hanging flower pot that I used for the top of my head and then sewed the green bath rugs onto there. The bottom half of my head/chin was … Read more

Cool Homemade Yip Yips Halloween Costumes

Muppets are big this year.  PBS under fire.  Brought out  the Yip Yips to make a stand for the muppets, as well as bring back a little

Muppets are big this year.  PBS under fire.  Brought out  the Yip Yips to make a stand for the Muppets, as well as bring back a little bit of our childhood.  Was so great to see people light up and smile when they saw us or when we were chanting ‘yip,yip,yip..ring,ring,ring’.  People loved taking their … Read more

Coolest DIY Oscar the Grouch Costume

This is my costume for Halloween 2008. Trying to find something that could compete with the previous year was difficult. I was walking through a Wal-

This is my Oscar the Grouch Costume for Halloween 2008. Trying to find something that could compete with the previous year was difficult. I was walking through a Wal-mart when I saw some Fuzzy green microfleece blankets on sale. It hit me that I needed to be part of Sesame Street. Deciding on Oscar was easy, … Read more