Dirt Bike Gear Becomes Halo Master Chief Armor

Dirt Bike Gear Becomes Halo Master Chief Armor

I didn’t want to spend 800+ dollars for a master chief costume and I didn’t have that kind of money because I’m 17 but I also didn’t want one that was cheap and didn’t look like the chief at all, so I made my own. It took me about a month to complete it and … Read more

Awesome Cardboard Master Chief Costume

Awesome Cardboard Master Chief Costume

I love the game Halo and I was looking for a challenge this year and to do more than I did the year before. I searched many online forums and couldn’t find any well made Master Chief costume tutorials, so I pulled out the Master Chief figure and custom made each piece out of cardboard. … Read more

Ultimate Master Chief Costume for an Adult Halo Superfan

Ultimate Master Chief Costume for an Adult Halo Superfan

For as long as I can remember, my very much full grown, adult husband has been like a little child when it comes to his favorite childhood video game, Halo. From the very first Xbox at age 12 til today, he has been all Halo, all the time. I think most women know a thing … Read more

Halo Grunt Costume for a Boy

Halo Grunt Costume for a Boy

This costume is completely handmade from head to alien toe. I used mostly EVA foam and various techniques of paint, sewing and lots of cutting and gluing. This is a completely freehand. I shape the foam pieces by cutting angles into the foam then gluing the many pieces together like a big puzzle. I always … Read more

Halo Costume – The First Ever Costume I Built

Halo Costume - The First Ever Costume I Built

My son, like most kids, plays Halo.  I’m a PE teacher so being active is my thing until I had to have emergency back surgery to fix a blown out disc.  I have A.D.D. (attention deficit disorder) so sitting and resting are really hard for me. After surgery I was told I’d need 3 months … Read more

Cool Halo 3 Master Chief Halloween Costume

Cool Halo 3 Master Chief Halloween Costume

My son Jareds favorite game and character, has been for a few years now, problem was and still is, since Halo is rated MA for mature adults no one makes a child size costume for him, the helmet/mask is available for kids, but no costume or accessories. So enters super dad, lol, I bought a … Read more

Coolest Cardboard and Foam Master Chief Costume

Coolest Cardboard and Foam Master Chief Costume

I was inspired to make this costume ever since Halo the video game came out that had a great twist of Sci-fi action. As soon as I saw the big green man, Masterchief, I fell in love of his armor and decided to make one myself. In the process, I reference the pictures of the … Read more

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

How do you write how-to directions for a 1 year build process?  Well, you really don’t. The first step is making the commitment that no matter what, you will put in the work to do the process the right way, and not just rush to finish by a certain deadline. I missed Halloween last year … Read more

Halo 4 Warrior Costume for 9-Year-Old Boy Entirely Scratchbuilt!

Halo 4 Warrior Costume for 9-Year-Old Boy Entirely Scratchbuilt!

My son, Lukas, likes to play video game Halo.  So it was easy for me to pick Halo for his costume. The helmet started with paper craft, pepakura. The helmet is then hardened with resin and bondo. The helmet is then finished with motorcycle visor. The rest of the costume is done using EVA foam, … Read more

Epic Homemade Halo Reach Spartan Costume

The costume was made from two kinds of foam. The kind that you put under a sleeping bag when camping, and the kind of interlocking foam used to suppo

The Halo Reach Spartan costume was made from two kinds of foam. The kind that you put under a sleeping bag when camping, and the kind of interlocking foam used to support  a treadmill. I measured and made cardboard mock ups then cut the foam out. Had to make a lot of right angle cuts … Read more

Coolest Master Chief Halo 3 Costume

Homemade Master Chief Halo 3 Costume

My 9 year old son really wanted to be Halo for Halloween this year. We looked all over the internet for a costume and found either really cheesy fabric costumes that didn’t resemble real armor….or super expensive costumes that other people had made. So we thought we might as well give it a shot and … Read more

Homemade Halo Costume

My eight year old son wanted to go as the Master Chief character from Halo for Halloween this year. He actually wanted it last year but after I started on the helmet I realized it would take much longer than I originally thought! I purchased one of the Halo action figures to have something to … Read more

Coolest Female Master Chief Halo 3 Costume

Coolest Female Master Chief Halo 3 Costume

What you need for this Coolest Female Master Chief Halo 3 Costume: Cardboard Masking Tape Newspaper PVA Glue Green Spray Paint Black paint Plastic cider bottle Structure: Use cardboard and masking tape to create the frame. Start by cutting out basic shapes and then build them up and bend them to shape. You can layer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halo Halloween Costume

Homemade Halo Halloween Costume

My son thought it would be cool to have a Halo Halloween costume.  After much searching on the internet, I found some helpful advice on Youtube.  I took cardboard and cut it to shape.  I bent it to fit my son’s body and spraypainted it with metallic green.  I then cut additional pieces of cardboard … Read more

Coolest Homemade Black Spartan from Halo 3 Costume

Homemade Black Spartan from Halo 3 Costume

The main reason I decided to make this Homemade Black Spartan from Halo 3 Costume is because I am a huge fan of the Halo series. Along with many other kinds of costumes I have made, I have also made other Halo series costumes too. I have been making props and costumes for years now, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cortana Costume

Homemade Cortana Costume

My son and I have always had coordinating costumes every year for the past 11 years. He has wanted to be Master Chief from the Xbox 360 Halo game but this costume does not come in child sizes and they do not even make a Cortana costume. When the adult version of the Master Chief … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halo Scout Halloween Costume

Homemade Halo Scout Halloween Costume

This is the Homemade Halo Scout Halloween Costume I built for my 11 year old son of the Scout armor from the video game Halo. It was built from cardboard and hot glue to make the form of the costume. I then covered it with fiberglass to give it strength. Auto body filler was then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Master Chief Costume

Homemade Master Chief Costume

I made this Homemade Master Chief Costume using a technique that I found online that had me printing off pieces of cardstock, cutting them out, folding them according to the lines. I glued the pieces together by matching numbers. After that I used fiberglass, and fiberglass resin to make it durable and sturdy. Then I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halo 3 Master Chief and Cortana Costumes

Homemade Halo 3  Master Chief and Cortana Costumes

My boyfriend was really into the video game Halo, and him and his friend suggested I go as Cortana (Master Chief’s A.I. guide) for Halloween. I was a little hesitant because of the revealing nature of the character, but I ended up agreeing to the idea and bought a blue catsuit off of eBay, and … Read more

Coolest Little ODST Halo Costume

Homemade Little ODST Halo Costume

Title: Homemade Little ODST Halo Costume Brief Description: Orbital Drop Shock Trooper (ODST) character from the Halo video game Franchise. Materials: Except for building materials all parts were purchased from local thrift stores. The helmet was created from a kid’s hokey helmet and I used cardboard, bondo and fiberglass to modify front visor area. From … Read more

Coolest Female Halo Costume

Homemade Female Halo Costume

This Homemade Female Halo Costume is a female version of Halo that my hubby made. It was made from pepakura software that you can download and there are many many files of what costume you want to make. The software will print out what you need, then you just cut out and glue them into … Read more