Awesome and Easy Toad and Toadette Costume

Awesome and Easy Toad and Toadette Costume

Hi,  I started making a blue toad from Super Mario for my son to attend a family and friends Xmas costume party, but in the process he changed his mind and wanted to be ‘Steve’ from Minecraft so toad was passed to hubby. I wanted us to be a couple, so made myself a Toadette … Read more

Mario Kart Group Costume

Mario Kart Group Costume

my husband and i started near two months before halloween. fisrt off, i have always wanted to do a mario kart theme for halloween, the game is a favorite. we started with four characters and grew to nine mario karters. the building process was long, the spray foam we found easiest to shape then applied … Read more

Mario Cart and Princess Peach Couple Costume

Mario Cart and Princess Peach Couple Costume

We came up with this Mario Cart and Princess Peach couple costume idea a week before we needed it. We only had 6 days to draw it out and start working.  We spent every night after work spray painting, gluing, running to the store, pinning, running back to the store and panicking. We created spinning … Read more

Cool Mario Brothers Costumes: Captain Toad, Toadette and Shy Guy

Cool Mario Brothers Costumes: Captain Toad, Toadette and Shy Guy

Here are our cool Mario Brothers costumes – Captain Toad and Toadette are on the adventure of their lives, dodging the dreaded Shy Guy as they gather treasure. Every year Ben (my son) picks out a theme and I make the costumes. Ben (Captain Toad) is wearing a homemade mushroom cap, homemade backpack, homemade shoes, … Read more

Princess Daisy and Princess Peach Costumes for Wheelchairs

Princess Daisy and Princess Peach Costumes for Wheelchairs

I made these Princess Daisy and Princess Peach costumes for my daughters who are severely disabled from a double dx of CDKL5 and mitochondrial disease. I challenged myself to make a costume using their wheelchairs. They would pull off anything on front so I was limited to the sides and back. The costumes are for Halloween, … Read more

Awesome Mario Kart Group Costume

Awesome Mario Kart Group Costume

We were looking for a great four person costume to wear to Toronto’s annual Halloween street party. For my wife, myself, and one of our friends, we’ve been doing this for a few years and have really enjoyed the crowds and the camaraderie; however, this would be the first time for our fourth and he … Read more

Homemade Mario and Lakitu (the Final Lap Guy) Couple Costume

Homemade Mario and Lakitu (the Final Lap Guy) Couple Costume

Buying a costume can be way too expensive. That’s why this year we decided to do it ourselves and get creative. For the Mario costume I bought Royal Blue high waited shorts from Charlotte Russe. I had an old red tee shirt that allowed me to make the basics of my costume. For the hat … Read more

Koopa Family Costumes from Super Mario Bros

Koopa Family Costumes from Super Mario Bros

This year our kids decided they wanted to be Koopa characters from Super Mario Bros. Yay, another family theme was born! We decided on Bowser, Bowser Jr., Iggy, Larry, Wendy and Ludwig von Koopa. Our dog was forced to participate by wearing the costume, aka Roy Koopa, for a few minutes for pics. The dog … Read more

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

We wanted to dress our horses up for Halloween and had a couple individual costume ideas floating around, but one day I was browsing facebook and a friend had taken a “What should you be for halloween?” quiz, out of boredom I took it too and my result was “Mario Kart” with a photo of … Read more

Coolest Super Mario Family Theme Costumes

Coolest Super Mario Family Theme Costumes

My daughter loves doing family theme costumes for Halloween. She even got her brother involved in this one. Mostly all of the costumes were homemade, including the Mario overalls and hats. Colored shirts to match the hats were worn as well as big yellow buttons and Mario mustaches (can be cut from paper or felt). … Read more

Cool Homemade Super Mario Family Costume

Cool Homemade Super Mario Family Costume

Every Halloween since we’ve been married, my husband and I have dressed up together. From things as simple as white T-shirts that said “Sick” and “Tired” before we had kids, to Mary Poppins, Bert and the dancing penguins.  This year’s “Super Mario extraordinaire” involved both of us and our 3 children (4 yr old boy/girl … Read more

Coolest Mario Kart Family Halloween Costume

Coolest Mario Kart Family Halloween Costume

My family loves Halloween and our ultimate goal is to be the standout family. This year we decided to be the Mario Kart family and have carts for the two boys.  For the women’s outfits I sewed jumpsuits that were out of blue material and sewed on 2 yellow buttons made out of felt and … Read more

Coolest Moogle, Dry Bones and Link Group Halloween Costume

Coolest Moogle, Dry Bones and Link Group Halloween Costume

This costume was inspired by the moogle from the final fantasy xiii video game.  My daughter loved saying “kupo” just like the character.  So when she asked to be a moogle, I started searching the internet.  I found plenty of moogles that were infants wearing one piece suits, but she wanted to wear a dress … Read more

Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong Costumes for Kids

Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong Costumes for Kids

This year we decided to make the kids Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong. We made the heads by making a cylinder shape out of cardboard and scuplting faces from paper and tape. Then we covered them with paper mache. I put a mix of joint compound and caulk and sanded it to make it as smooth … Read more

Sexy and Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Women

Sexy and Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Women

This Mario and Luigi couple costume for Women was a very simple and easy costume to put together. We bought blue high waisted shorts, and sewed yellow buttons on to the shorts. We bought suspenders from Wal-mart and attached them underneath the high waisted shorts so that it looked like the suspenders were connected to the … Read more

Easy Mario and Princess Peach Couple Halloween Costume

Easy Mario and Princess Peach Couple Halloween Costume

This is my Mario costume very easy to do.  I went to Home Depot down the painting isle grabbed pant interns hat and spray painted it red and made the M logo out of white and black paint this only took me two days to do. I bought a red long sleeve shirt some suspenders … Read more

Coolest Princess Peach and Mario Couple Costume

Coolest Princess Peach and Mario Couple Costume

We decided to dress up as Princess Peach and Mario Couple Costume characters because my husband and I always joked that since he loved video games that I would think it would be sexy if he dressed up as Mario as opposed to a fireman. Being Mario he needed to have his lovely lady too!!! For … Read more

Prom Dress Turned Princess Peach and Mario Costumes

Prom Dress Turned Princess Peach and Mario Costumes

After finally settling on a couples costume that my boyfriend agreed on, Princess Peach and Mario, we started looking for costumes we could buy to make it easier.  All of the ones we found in stores or online were either super cheesy looking or too expensive. So I decided we could be creative and do … Read more

Awesome Live Action Mario Kart Homemade Halloween Costumes

On the weeks preceeding halloween week 2012 our group put together six different mario kart character costumes complete with matching adult size big

On the weeks preceding Halloween week 2012 our group put together six different Mario kart character costumes complete with matching adult size big wheels and flags. Bowser, Yoshi, Luigi, Donkey Kong, King Boo and Diddy Kong. We originally had a Mario, Peach and Toad but….well, you know the drill. We all purchased “Huffy Green Machine” … Read more

Coolest Mario and Princess Peach Couple Costumes

There are many pre-made mario themed costumes out there but they are all so over used and lacking in good taste so this year we decided to go the ext

There are many pre-made Mario themed costumes out there but they are all so over used and lacking in good taste so this year we decided to go the extra mile. Much of the Princess Peach costume was purchased at a costume store but only when we broke out the old sewing kit to attach … Read more

Coolest Homemade Nintendo Theme Costume Ideas

Homemade Nintendo Theme Costume Ideas

My youngest daughter loves Mario brothers and wanted to go as Princess Peach so to stick with the theme I decided to try my hand at making a costume instead of buying one so I decided to try to make a “man in cage” costume with a Nintendo theme. Here we have Bowser carrying Mario … Read more

Coolest Mario Brothers Costume

Mario Brothers Costume

My Son and his best friend and their girls wanted to Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Princess Daisy. I hand dyed white overalls (in a garbage can)in hot water using blue dye, had to do this twice to get them darker. I painted wooden buttons yellow and Velcrod them to the buckles of the overalls … Read more