Coolest Honeycrisp Shock Top Beer Costume

Coolest Honeycrisp Shock Top Beer Costume

I was drinking a honey-crisp beer and trying to decide what to be for Halloween. BAM! It hit me, I was going to create a Shock Top beer costume. I bought a blonde punk rock Mohawk wig and my mom helped me cut it to the right length and put fake wheat from Michaels on … Read more

Awesome Group Costume Idea: #ShareACoke

Awesome Group Costume Idea: #ShareACoke

Our group has been friends since we were in college. More than 15 years ago, we’d be the one giving out treats, now that we have our own kids, we go around the neighborhood trick or treating with them! :-) It has become our annual tradition to make our own group costume, which to our … Read more

One and Only Steak and Sauce Costumes on the Block

One and Only Steak and Sauce Costumes on the Block

Just a few weeks before Halloween, I asked my sons, who are 6 and 8 years old, “so do you boys know what you want to be for Halloween this year?” Within seconds, my youngest son Jordan excitedly says “I want to be a steak”. I started to giggle and asked “really bud? A steak?” … Read more

Awesome Twin Baby Costume Idea: Happy Halloween from our TWINkies!!

Awesome Twin Baby Costume Idea: Happy Halloween from our TWINkies!!

We were looking to make something fun and creative for our newborn twins…TWINkies was just the answer! The supplies were quite simple and inexpensive.  We used cellophane, markers, foam board and yellow swaddle blankets.  We pulled up the Twinkies logo on-line and free-handed it on to the cellophane.  We then cut it down and wrapped … Read more

Extreme Huge Kool-Aid Man Homemade Costume!

Extreme Huge Kool-Aid Man Homemade Costume!

OH YEAH! Everybody loves the Kool-Aid Man! I always wanted to make a life size costume version of the Kool-Aid Man and decided this year was the year! Growing up Kool-Aid was one of my favorite drinks and who didn’t like watching the commercials of Kool-Aid Man busting through walls everywhere he went! Here is … 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

My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard Costume

My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard Costume

This year, I really wanted to go all out and come up with a super original costume that no one else would have. The only way to do that was to make something myself. I was struggling all month and could not think of any ideas worthy for me to attempt. I turned to my … Read more

Cute Cupcake Bakery Family Group Costume

Cute Cupcake Bakery Family Group Costume

My family decided to be cupcakes with my husband, Andy, being the baker. I was set on dressing up our daughter, Lady, in a cupcake costume this year. I started looking on Pinterest early so we could get a head start. I went through the different costume ideas and pick and chose what I liked … Read more

Cutest Homemade Baby Cannoli Costume

Cutest Homemade Baby Cannoli Costume

First, acquire a baby. Yours or someone else’s will do. (We used our own, it’s much cheaper that way.) Preferably pick one that is (or if using your own, hopefully yours is) good-natured, and has a tendency to laugh and smile for photos. Second, brainstorm food costume ideas because babies are adorable, and dressing them … Read more

Adult Japanese Spicy Ramen Costume

Adult Japanese Spicy Ramen Costume

Japanese Ramen Costume complete with noodles, scallions, fish cakes, soy sauce eggs, seaweed, and pork belly!  Chopsticks added to hair for a fun detail. The bowl was suspended using posterboard, thread, lots of glue gun and staples. The noodles needed to stand out a bit more so I added inflated packing I found from a … Read more

Bringing Back the 90s with a Fruit Stripe Gum Costume

Bringing Back the 90s with a Fruit Stripe Gum Costume

I love anything DIY and especially love making my Halloween costumes! I also love to thrift shop! June 2014- One Saturday during the summer, a friend and I both had off (We never get weekends off) and decided to go out for lunch and then hit up a Goodwill that was next door. It was … Read more

No-Sew Starbucks Latte Costume

No-Sew Starbucks Latte Costume

My friends and family all know that I can usually be spotted with a Starbucks cup in my hand so this was the perfect costume Idea for me . I started out using a bongo bag (it’s like a accordion like hamper) as a frame and stapled some poster board around it. I cut armholes … 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

Sexy Dippin Dots Costume for Women

Sexy Dippin Dots Costume for Women

So who doesn’t love Dippin Dots? This Dippin Dots costume was challenging to make but overall I got a lot of positive feedback! People loved it! A lot of people thought I was a gumball machine or Ping-Pong balls! Oh well!  I was really excited to make this costume because it hasn’t really been done … Read more

Cool DIY Adult Spaghetti Costume

Cool DIY Adult Spaghetti Costume

My mom has been a teacher for 31 years and each year she lets me create her costume. This year she is retiring and I had to make this one a good one. I used yarn, lots of hot glue (including getting a really bad burn on my knuckles; go big or go home!), Styrofoam … Read more

Cool Kool-Aid Man Costume for Toddlers

Cool Kool-Aid Man Costume for Toddlers

It was very difficult to come up with this idea!  I would have never came up with the idea myself, but I saw the idea for it online and as soon as I saw it, I knew it was the perfect costume for my son and we weren’t going to see another one while we … Read more

Award-Winning Beer Can and Popcorn Box Couple Costume

Award-Winning Beer Can and Popcorn Box Couple Costume

This Beer Can and Popcorn Box couple costume won us first place as “beer and popcorn”. Here’s how the costumes were made” Popcorn Box Costume This was an actual wearable popcorn box complete with a space on top for fresh popcorn. People loved it, eating popcorn from it as they danced the night away. It … Read more

Cupcake Cutie Costume

Cupcake Cutie Costume

This year I was given the honor of making my niece Tessa’s Halloween costume! I am a huge cupcake fanatic. For years I have been collecting different cupcake items. Cupcakes were not something I ate a lot of but years ago became a part of my identity. I have worked with mentally ill and developmentally … Read more

Cool DIY Spaghetti and Meatballs Costume

Cool DIY Spaghetti and Meatballs Costume

This 2014 Halloween, I thought long and hard on what I could design for my two sons, Ryan (4) and Joshua (3). I knew I wanted a cohesive design to put them in. After many thoughts and ideas denied from Ryan, as I asked him his take on it too, it was decided. A little … Read more

Circus Animal Cookie Baby Costume, Easy and Delicious!

Circus Animal Cookie Baby Costume, Easy and Delicious!

When I was two weeks away from having my baby girl, I was hit by the biggest craving I’d had yet! Honestly, the rest of my pregnancy, I didn’t even notice any out of the ordinary cravings, I mean, sure I wanted ice cream and Del Taco all the time, but that wasn’t really anything … Read more

Cutest Old Man and Cupcake Costumes

Cutest Old Man and Cupcake Costumes

My 1 1/2 year old boy is an old man. We took clothes that he already had then got some suspenders cut them down to fit his size then resewed them back together. Then we took some PVC pipes and attached them together put some wheels on the bottom and spray painted it grey. For … 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

Homemade Del’s Lemonade Costume

Homemade Del's Lemonade Costume

For those of you who have never had a Del’s lemonade or even heard of it let me explain.  Del’s lemonade is a frozen icee treat almost like an Italian shaved ice, but a million times better! The original flavor is lemon,  but now you can have it in a variety of flavors.  It is … Read more

Corny Costume for a Kid

Corny Costume for a Kid

Here’s Branson’s 2014 Handmade Corn on the Cob costume!!  What is so funny is when we went trick or treating people kept telling him corny jokes.  I hope you don’t pop while trick or treating.  I hope everyone can hear you you big ear.  How corny are you!  It was a very fun costume