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

Strawberry Costume

Strawberry Costume

My daughter declared that she wanted to be a Strawberry for Halloween when she was 4, but I could not find a pattern anywhere! To improvise the Strawberry costume I found a bright red quilting fabric and a similarly colored soft flannel to line the itchy quilting fabric. I laid out 4 pieces of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wild Strawberry Costume

Homemade Wild Strawberry Costume

My daughter’s boots were the inspiration for this homemade Wild Strawberry Halloween costume. I then discovered that there were no Strawberry costumes for sale and I would need to do it myself. I began with a red velvet dress bought on EBAY. I sewed two layers of red tulle around the entire dress so it … Read more

Cool Watermelon Costume

Homemade Watermelon Costume

I made this Homemade Watermelon Costume for my son. It’s simple enough to do. I folded a yard of red fabric in half and cut a semicircle. I did the same to a yard of cotton batting. I stitched together the two pieces and cut out a hole just big enough for my son’s head. … Read more

Coolest Grapes Costume

Grapes Costume

This grape costume is the best costume I’ve ever made. All I had to do was buy about 2-3 bags of purple balloons, purple tights, a purple shirt and purple shorts. I also wore purple slippers and a green hat-to act as the stem. I just blew up all of the balloons and carefully safety … Read more

Coolest Watermelon Costume

Homemade Watermelon Costume

I decided to dress up as Watermelon this Halloween because it is my favorite fruit. I love to make my costume because its always fun and there are no copies. My whole costume only cost 20 dollars. I got a pink pillow case from Target and some green and black duct tape. I cut the … Read more

Coolest Banana Halloween Costume

Banana Halloween Costume

I hand stitched every last stitch on each of these costumes. It took me a very long time but was well worth the effort. Banana: The banana Halloween costume was an ongoing project that was changed several times when I discovered one way wouldn’t work, or the foam would fall if it were held up … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grapes Costume

Homemade Grapes Costume

This grapes costume was a relatively simple costume to make. She wore a purple sweatsuit (with a hood) and I made, out of a big piece of felt from the fabric store, an A0line shaped dress. I am not a big sewer – don’t worry, it’s easy to hide flaws with this thing. I cut … Read more

Cool Homemade Grapes Costume

Homemade Grapes Costume

I made this Homemade Grapes Costume for a work Christmas party so the balloons were unfortunately popped quite quickly. I got my flatmate to blow up all the balloons (I used light and dark metallic purple). I tied them in rows to tie around my body. Tip: Keep the grapes small – you’ll find it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pineapple Costume

Homemade Pineapple Costume

After much discussion and debate about what to be this Halloween, I finally decided to turn myself into a pineapple. Of course, it was much easier said than done. This Homemade Pineapple Costume was made with a foam mattress pad hot-glued to six foam pipe insulators (apparently you can’t buy pool noodles in the fall). … Read more

Coolest Banana Couple Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Banana Couple Halloween Costume Idea

The best piece of advice I can give for a Homemade Banana Couple Halloween Costume Idea like this is… Thrift Stores! They generally carry the widest range of color and style options for costume clothing, and are always the cheapest. My friend Evan and I wanted to dress up as bananas, but were not satisfied … Read more

Coolest Grapes Homemade Costume

Homemade Grapes Costume

for my grapes costume I wore a green skirt and a crochet sweater. I tied strings to all the balloons and tied them to the crochet sweater. It was perfect for school because I was able to take the outfit off during each class period.

Coolest Grapes DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Grapes DIY Halloween Costume Idea

My three year old is still at that fun age where I can convince her to be anything, which is great cause I know I won’t be able to in a few years. I started this grapes DIY Halloween costume idea by looking for purple pants and a long sleeved shirt. I also found some … Read more