Coolest Animated Bowser Castle Costume

Coolest Animated Bowser Castle Costume

The only problem I can see with making Halloween costumes, is I have to outdo myself each year. Pretty soon I’ll be starting my costumes a year in advance. I like to try and come up with something that hasn’t been done before. This year, I decided to go with a video game theme. I … Read more

Showstopping DIY Skull Kid Costume from Legend of Zelda!

Showstopping Skull Kid Costume from Legend of Zelda!

I have done some crazy Halloween costumes for my kids in the past. Many were video game dirived and a few were very challenging. This Skull Kid costume from The Legend of Zelda, Majora’s Mask, may be the most challenging costume I have ever made. My youngest son, Xander, told me around the beginning of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sonic Costume

Cool Sonic Mnemonic Costume

Here’s the story of how our Sonic costume came to life… S So what do you want to make for your book week costume this year my boy? The new Sonic movie had just been released and as you could imagine my son was hooked. The little blue guy caught my sons’ heart and we … Read more

Original Homemade Halloween Costume: Ms. Pacman Comes Alive!

Original Homemade Halloween Costume: Ms. Pacman Comes Alive!

This Ms. Pacman Comes Alive costume was SUCH a fun costume! I’ve never made a homemade costume before, so thought I’d tackle something new. It was a HUGE hit! Had so many compliments on it. The Basic Steps: Find some large pieces of cardboard. To make the circles, we tied a nail onto a string, and … Read more

Epic Female Commander Shepard Costume from Mass Effect

Epic Female Commander Shepard Costume from Mass Effect: Armor (what you need):
Tracing Paper
Poster board
2 packs of 4 1/2” thick Fitness floor mats or EVA foam
2yrds. of 1/2” thick sheet foam
2mm

Armor (what you need): Tracing Paper Poster board 2 packs of 4 1/2” thick Fitness floor mats or EVA foam 2yrds. of 1/2” thick sheet foam 2mm thick Black Foamies Sheet Foam 11” X 17” 1” Nylon 2” Elastic bands Elastic cord 3/4” Velcro Suspenders Plastic-coated Wire Leather hole punch Roughly 65 Steel or aluminum … Read more

Fantastic Mario Bros Piranha Plant Halloween Costume

Hi!Every Halloween I try to outdo myself in making a costume that is a huge pain in the butt to wear. Ha! I usually have an idea picked out months

Every Halloween I try to outdo myself in making a costume that is a huge pain in the butt to wear. Ha! I usually have an idea picked out months in advance and start construction by September at the latest, but this year nothing was speaking to me and I was starting to get panicked. … Read more

Scariest Slenderman Costume – All Homemade!

This was my 15 year old son\'s idea. Slenderman is a mythical creature turned video game persona. We went and bought two suit jackets at a thrift s

This was my 15 year old son’s idea. Slenderman is a mythical creature turned video game persona.   We went and bought two suit jackets at a thrift store, and cut the arms off one to sew on to the other. Then, we bought a twin flat sheet, and cut and sewed it to make … Read more

Five Nights at Freddys Costume – Rock Star Freddy Meets Lego Man

Five Nights at Freddys Costume - Rock Star Freddy Meets Lego Man

This Five Nights at Freddys costume was a real labor of love. I’ll start off by mentioning my 6yr old son Cory, is obsessed with Five Nights at Freddy’s. I, however, cringe at the thought of those creepy animatronics! Nonetheless, when he requested a Rock Star Freddy costume for Halloween I jumped at the opportunity … Read more

Awesome Little Big Planet’s Sackboy Halloween Costume

Awesome Little Big Planet's Sackboy Halloween Costume

When my four year old son, Jet decided he wanted to Sackboy this year my husband was all sort of excited to make his costume.  The cool thing about this was once the Sackboy was made he could then dress that up in any costume he wanted as in the video game you go around … Read more

Creepy Homemade Silent Hill Couple Halloween Costume

We are the Pyramid Head and bobblehead nurse from the movie silent hill. with the 3D movie just coming out it was perfect for us to dress up as them!

We are the Pyramid Head and Bobblehead nurse from the movie Silent Hill. With the 3D movie just coming out it was perfect for us to dress up as them! Everything but my nurses outfit is home made, that was bought, cheaper than making, so I improvised with tea dye and fake blood. My mask … 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 LittleBigPlanet Sackboy Costume

Coolest LittleBigPlanet Sackboy Halloween Costume

Here’s our Sackboy costume. My son loves the LittleBigPlanet video game series and really wanted to be Sackboy for Halloween. I had no idea how I was going to do it, but just decided to figure it out as I went. The Sackboy character itself can wear costumes in the video game, but we both … Read more