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 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.

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 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

Coolest Pineapple Costume

Homemade Pineapple Costume

This Homemade Pineapple Costume is a costume from last year, so I don’t have photos of the creation process. No need to include this in any contest, if those things prevent it from qualifying – just saw there was only 1 pineapple costume on the site, quite different from mine, so I wanted to share.) … 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