Coolest Skittles Group Costume

Coolest Skittles Group Costume 4

We got the idea to be Skittles for Halloween after someone found a picture on the internet of a girl dressed as a green Skittle. We decided we wanted to be different color Skittles, but make our dresses out of DUCT TAPE. In the end, it turned out to be an awesome idea even though … Read more

Awesome Homemade Realistic Swedish Fish Costume

swedish fish costume

This year we got the idea to make a homemade Swedish Fish costume complete in the bag because we had never seen anything like it before.  Plus, who doesn’t love this delicious candy? Making the Swedish Fish Costume The interior body of the fish started out with a red sweatsuit and red gloves.  I sewed … Read more

Awesome Bag of Jelly Belly Beans DIY Dog Costume

DIY dog costume

Jelly Beans DIY Dog Costume Materials -Water balloons (I used all 3 primary colors) -Many colors of paint -Mod podge (shiny finish) -Clear plastic bag -Clear packing tape -Red ribbon -Stiff felt (in red and yellow) for Jelly Belly logo -Red felt and cardboard for hat Steps to Making the DIY Dog Costume I find food … Read more

Cute Cotton Candy Costume

Cute Cotton Candy Costume

This Cotton Candy costume was for my daughter. We all went as baseball themed. I started with an old t- shirt. I bought tights that had cotton candy and ice cream on them. I used pillow batting and hot glued it to the pants and shirt. Once dried I sprayed it with candy pink spray paint. Her … Read more

Family Movie Night Snacks Costumes

Family Movie Night Snacks Costumes

I have very fond memories of my mom coming up with fun and creative last minute ideas for Halloween costumes for me when I was a kid. Like a lot of moms, she did it by using everyday stuff from around the house and out of our drawers and closets.  My mom wasn’t necessarily the … Read more

Homemade Nerds Candy Costume

Homemade Nerds Candy Costume

The costume I made was for my 2 year old daughter Ari whom I call my lil’ “nerd.” :) I came up with the idea because I wanted something different, something “outside the box” that not many children wear during Halloween and it had to be cheap and made from a diaper box which was … Read more

Coolest Candy Apple and Vendor Costumes

Coolest Candy Apple and Vendor Costumes

I love dressing up with my pug and got the idea for our costumes while enjoying a Carmel apple one afternoon. It was very simple and cheap to make. Here’s what I did: Pug: small plastic cauldron bucket, gift basket wrap, long stick (I used a cheap broom decoration from the dollar tree), ribbon, paint, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charms Blow Pop Costume

Coolest Homemade Charms Blow Pop Costume

This year I went as a Charms Blow Pop for Halloween.  I have been making costumes since 2004 and this was simply one of the easiest costumes I had ever made. It came together quickly with minimum mess.  Each year my friends eagerly await my costume unveiling.  I refrain from telling them and give them … Read more

Coolest Mike and Ike Couple Costume for Kids

Coolest Mike and Ike Couple Costume for Kids

Both of us absolutely love dressing up and wearing  creative costumes that we make ourselves. The ones from the store just don’t do it for us. We wanted to be something that “fit” together, so this box of candy took care of that. We were sharing a box of Mike and Ikes at recess, and the … Read more

Coolest Bertie Bassett Sweetie Couple Costume

Coolest Bertie Bassett Sweetie Couple Costume

My friend and I decided to make Bertie Bassett costumes after the licorice all sort sweets.  We thought it would be more impressive to have two rather than just one. It took about four weeks to make the costumes and lots of things went wrong but we got there in the end. The heads are … Read more

Naked M&Ms Halloween Costume Idea

Naked M&Ms Halloween Costume Idea

To make this M&M costume, I purchased 2.5 yards of brown felt and .5 yard of white felt. I cut the circular pattern using a round chair. Pre-cut eyes, brows, glasses, m letters, then started sewing all pieces together. I had a white sleeping shirt and shorts underneath the costume. I bought nylons at $5.79, … Read more

Cutest Nerds Couple Costume

Cutest Nerds Couple Costume

Before we decided on this Nerds couple costume, my boyfriend and I sat for the longest time trying to think of a costume that we thought would stand out. Finally, he said it. “Why don’t we be Nerds boxes?” I thought he was joking at first, but after a while, I could see the idea in … Read more

Cool Wonka Nerds Couple Costume

Cool Wonka Nerds Couple Costume

My friend and I took two big boxes and first spray painted them white, then painted each box accordingly to a nerd box. her half was the pink side and my half was the purple side. we painted them so when we stood together they matched as one. on the side we wrote ingredients and … Read more

Enormous Tic Tac Container Costume

Enormous Tic Tac Container Costume

My son has an affinity for orange, and has recently discovered Tic Tac candy.  He likes how the box opens and closes, and makes a cool rattling noise in his pocket.  So, I set about making a giant tic tac costume! He won Most Unique costume in our local contest, and posed for more pictures … Read more

Sexy Hershey’s Kiss Costume for Women

Sexy Hershey's Kiss Costume for Women

Somehow the idea popped into my mind that I wanted to be a Hershey Kiss for Halloween.  Mind you, this idea popped into my head in January, meaning I had several months to put into preparing this costume.  Since I was in college, I wanted to sex-ify the costume a little bit compared to the … Read more

Nerds Box and Hello Kitty DIY Costumes for Girls

Nerds Box and Hello Kitty DIY Costumes for Girls

Candy anyone?? My daughters wanted to be Hello Kitty and a Nerds Box one Halloween. Always a challenge with these girls! Hello Kitty Costume The Hello Kitty was easy. Took me a few hours. I had some old blue fabric which I sized to her body. Sewed it together…nothing fancy, just straight stitch. I glued … Read more

Nerds Girls Couple Costume

Nerds Girls Couple Costume

So, first off we bought 2 boxes and paint. we painted the box exactly like the real box of nerds, pink on one side and purple on the other. It took us a while for the paint to dry. After that we had white cardbord to cut out the nerds letter, the nurtition facts and … Read more

Deliciously Easy Sour Patch Kid Costume for Women

Deliciously Easy Sour Patch Kid Costume for Women

Every year for Halloween, I would go to the costume stores and try on a MILLION different versions of the same exact costume… a “sexy cop”, a “naughty nurse”, and so on and so forth. I am 22, and thought I want to look cute on Halloween, I no longer feel the need to dress … Read more

Cool DIY Sour Nerds Costume for Twin Boys

Cool DIY Sour Nerds Costume for Twin Boys

Well the boys and I came up with this idea together after about 2 days of  brain storming. We picked Sour Nerds because of the color (not girly pink/purple). Once we had decided on what they’d be I went on-line and downloaded an image of an actual Sour Nerds Candy box. We wanted it to … Read more

World’s Best Candy Apple Costume!

World's Best Candy Apple Costume!

This idea came about because one of my graduate school student associations was having a candy apple sale and I needed a gimmick to draw attention and make sells. Just so happens that this candy apple sale was the week before Halloween so the costume could be worn then as well. I had to think … Read more

Cool DIY Costume Idea: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Cool DIY Costume Idea: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

This year I had my tenth child two months ago, and was on a limited budget to get everyone a great costume….but of course my 11 year old daughter Grace asks at the last minute for me to decide what she will be. I only had items from home and did not have access to … Read more

Sexy M&Ms Girl Halloween Costume

Sexy M&Ms Girl Halloween Costume

Sweet and all but 5 hours long!… so I had seen an M&M costume but i thought to bring it to the next level on the sexy scale. I went ahead and made a tutu, which wasn’t hard but tedious job. I then started to hot glue M&M’s onto the bra and in them middle … Read more

Fun Chocolate and Peanut Butter Candy Bars Family Costume

Fun Chocolate and Peanut Butter Candy Bars Family Costume

What do you get when you have a Mom Chocolate Bar and a Peanut Butter Father? A bunch of candy bar kids and one sweet Halloween costume! Each year we create a family Halloween costume that is a secret to everyone but the members of our family. Our friends and extended family have to wait … Read more

Sexy DYI Candy Costumes

Sexy DYI Candy Costumes

I saw a few costumes that looked familiar to the ones we made. It took me about 5 hours total to make the entire costume including accessories. Bra: Use a bra you do not mind throwing away after the party. 4 bags of mixed hard candy (I used gum balls, godstoppers, spree, starburst minis and skittles) to glue on bra (do whatever … Read more