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