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