Funny DJ Banana Costume

Funny DJ Banana Costume

The story behind this DJ Banana costume is that a good friend of mine is a DJ….in fact, DJ Banana.  Every year he throws an amazing Halloween party, sometimes two in one year.  I had to show up with an unique costume because I and my wife’s friends always go to these halloween parties and … 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

Easy Fruit of the Loom Grapes Costume

Easy Fruit of the Loom Grapes Costume

I couldn’t decide what to be for Halloween last year. I didn’t feel like buying a costume, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of money making one either. Just as I was thinking about that, I noticed my roommate was munching on grapes. That’s when the light bulb when off… a Fruit of … 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

Fun and Easy Homemade Costume Idea: I Heard it Through the Grapevine!

Fun and Easy Homemade Costume Idea: I Heard it Through the Grapevine!

Our VBS is always an elaborate event with vibrant massive decorations, creative crafts, and with lots of colorful characters telling the Bible stories!  Each year the director comes up with interesting, and sometimes unlikely characters (not necessarily from the human or animal categories) to tell parts of the story each day. I have been various … Read more

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

I wanted to be something funny and different. I was thinking of being a Zombie but I needed a twist. It came to me the most unusual zombie ever, a banana. I already had a banana costume, and then I had to think of a good way to zombie it up. I added the fake … Read more

Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

I wanted to make an adorable and funny costume for my daughter’s first Halloween. And I had some time on my hands being at home and all.  You know, back when it’s your first child, and an easy child at that!  I decided on a grape costume.  I bought a big soft purple blanket for 5$ … Read more

Easy Grape Costume for the Little Ones

Easy Grape Costume for the Little Ones

Cute fun and the whole family can join in. Just grab some balloons and you have yourself an easy and unique costume! 1. First grab some old clothing, you can go to a local donation store and buy some clothing, preferably green or purple according to the color grapes. Make sure that you or your … Read more

Last-Minute Bushel of Grapes Halloween Costume

Last-Minute Bushel of Grapes Halloween Costume: I knew I'd undoubtedly be a fire hazard and the idea of having to frequently inflate myself throughout the night wasn't overly appealing, but I was go

I knew I’d undoubtedly be a fire hazard and the idea of having to frequently inflate myself throughout the night wasn’t overly appealing, but I was going to just go ahead and fulfill my lifelong dream of being one of those fat sumo wrestlers already.  However, that didn’t happen.  What happened instead required 20 balloons, … Read more

Last-Minute Easy Grapes Halloween Costume

Got Grapes?
 
This is Ms. Audrey Lee. Her “bunch -o -grapes” costume was created simply (and afford -ably) with green balloons, a

This is Ms. Audrey Lee. Her “bunch -o -grapes” costume was created simply (and afford -ably) with green balloons, a bit of artificial/plastic greenery, and safety pins! It was a last-minute easy grapes Halloween costume. I dressed her in a black leotard, and dark brown/black denim jeans. Myself and my two sons inflated appx. 40 … Read more

Last Minute Costume Idea: Original Bunch of Grapes!

My costume for Halloween was a bunch of grapes! It was very easy to make and easy on my wallet. It was so much fun seeing the reactions of others and

My costume for Halloween was a bunch of grapes! It was very easy to make and easy on my wallet. It was so much fun seeing the reactions of others and receiving many positive comments. I got a lot of laughs, therefore extra candy! Here is what you will need: Purple t-shirt (purchased from Joanne’s … Read more

Original Group of Fruit Costumes

It all started with the strawberry then came the rest =) I took a lot of time to design my costume and get such a realistic view of the fruits. My fr

It all started with the strawberry then came the rest. I took a lot of time to design my costume and get such a realistic view of the fruits. My friends always support my crazy ideas and we were able to celebrate with style in Las Vegas Halloween 2011. The strawberry started out with a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bunch of Grapes Costume Idea

Homemade Bunch of Grapes Costume Idea

This Bunch of Grapes Costume Idea was easily made. All that is needed is 1 packet of balloons, purple or green (I got metallic purple ones from a party shop), green material (cheap lining is what I used). I made the leaf out of cardboard, left a little lip on the end and attached it … Read more

Banana Costume

For her first Halloween I thought I\’d turn my daughter into a banana costume since her name rhymes with it and it\’s what we always call her anyway. I already had a white bunting bag which became the part of the banana you eat. I then stapled on foam cutouts to make the peel. Sewing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bunch of Grapes Halloween Costume

Homemade Bunch of Grapes Halloween Costume

This homemade bunch of grapes Halloween costume is the easiest and the cheapest costume I have ever made! The best part is it only took about half an hour to put it all together. The shopping list is one purple long sleeve shirt, 50 purple balloons, one pack of safety pins, 2 sheets of green … Read more

Grapes Easy Halloween Costume

This was an easy Halloween costume that I thought of. My friend and I were raspberries! We wore all red and safety pinned red balloons all over our bodies. Also add in the face paint and you will be looking yummy as can be! This was so much fun. All you need is red balloons. … Read more

Coolest Raspberry Costume

Homemde Rasberry Costume

The raspberry costume went down an absolute treat! It was easy and cheap to create, I bought 30 red balloons and attached them to my top carefully with safety pins (you’ll need a friend to help!)I didn’t inflate the balloons TOO much because they were too big and drooped. I wore black shorts and a … Read more

Grapes Easy Halloween Costume

For this costume, I purchased a black sweat suit consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants. I hot glued a cording on the front of the sweat suit to look like the vine of the grapes. I purchased a few packages of deep purple balloons – you could also go with a green sweat suit … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grapes Halloween Costume

Homemade Grapes Halloween Costume

This Homemade Grapes Halloween Costume is made from balloons. The balloons are attached with safety pins. The face is painted green and a green hat is worn with a vine intertwined between the balloons.

Apple Costume

I saw a previous winner\’s soccer ball costume and I knew I wanted Halloween costumes to make in paper Mache for my daughter. I went through a mental list of round objects that would look cute on a three year old and I came up with an apple. The biggest challenge was finding the punch … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bunch of Grapes Baby Costume

Homemade Bunch of Grapes Baby Costume

I have twin 3 month old daughters and could not find a costume that could fit them and keep them warm. My 8 year old son and I were out looking for baby clothes and came up with the idea to dress them as a couple bunches of grapes. This Homemade Bunch of Grapes Baby … Read more

Apple Costume

We often created homemade costumes for Halloween as a chance to think beyond the usual and expected as well as for the so much touted “quality time”! This particular if peculiar idea for Halloween costumes to make came from my daughter\’s mild unruliness during an excursion where she, her younger brother and I searched a … Read more

Coolest DIY Raspberry Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade DIY Raspberry Halloween Costume Idea

The DIY Raspberry Halloween Costume Idea was such fun to make and dress up as. I went to the craft store and looked around the fake flower section and found two huge leaves. I super glued the two leaves and clipped the stem about so there was about 8 inches left to stick in my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bunch of Grapes Costumes

Homemade Bunch of Grapes Costumes

Made my twins homemade bunch of grapes costumes for Halloween. Very easy steps to build and they were a huge hit. I made the purple grapes so I started off with purple shirts and black leggings. I bought a large bag of purple balloons at the party store, a box of safety pins, and some … Read more