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

Easy Cracker Jack Costume for a Boy

Easy Cracker Jack Costume for a Boy

Preston loves baseball and when a local fair costume contest was announced he was bummed out that the theme was not sports this year. The annual town fair has a kids costume parade that awards ribbons based on the theme. This year theme was “Under the Big Top” circus carnival theme. Preston’s mom with the … Read more

Raging Ronald McDonald Costume

Raging Ronald McDonald Costume

This costume all started from seeing a picture of the Joker (Heath Ledger version) in a Ronald McDonald outfit, someone was bored and Photoshopped it I’m assuming. So my quest went on to make the picture a reality. I shopped for a year for the right clothes before I finally put everything together for the … Read more

Cool Snow Cone Toddler Costume

Cool Snow Cone Toddler Costume

My son’s favorite place to stop is at a local snow cone truck to get and try his favorite flavors. For a local kids parade him and his friends decided to dress up as carnival food and he choose snow cone. I cut two triangles of foam board out and decorated with snow flakes and … Read more

Well Done Steak and A1 Steak Sauce Couple Costume

Well Done Steak and A1 Steak Sauce Couple Costume

Years ago, I was sitting on my bed with my mom and she asked me what I wanted to be for Halloween. Instead of being a princess that year I asked to be a steak. I was half joking but my mom got so excited about it! She began work on the steak costume and … 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

Cool Pizza and Spaghetti Costumes for Food Loving Boys

Cool Pizza and Spaghetti Costumes for Food Loving Boys

My two boys could NOT decide what they wanted to be for Halloween so I searched all over the internet for costumes I could buy already made. They didn’t like anything! I was ready to scream! So, i thought to myself….”hmmm what could I make for them to wear that would make them stand out!” … Read more

Cool Pink Cotton Candy Costume for a Girl

Cool Pink Cotton Candy Costume for a Girl

This is my 7 year old daughter she wanted to be her favorite treat  for our Halloween day at our campground so I hand made this Pink Cotton Candy costume. It started with a blue Jean dress from the thrift store.  I used cheap pillow about 5 cut them open on sprayed dress with spray … 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

Cool Popcorn Bag Costume for a Girl

Cool Popcorn Bag Costume for a Girl

This popcorn costume won her first prize at the school costume contest! It was easy…ish!! Except for the burns I got from melting sugar I tried to pour on the popcorn… I wasn’t thinking that day. This is what you need: Garden Leaf Bag White, red and black acrylic paint Popcorn (or peanut packaging foam) … Read more

Coolest Sushi Family Costume

Coolest Sushi Family Costume

Since I was pregnant with my first son, I have made family costumes every year. This will be the 5th year! I’m not a sewer but I always end up with creative costumes! The sushi family costumes were fun to make. For the kids, I got some foam from the craft store and rolled it, … Read more

Best Homemade Cupcake Costume for a Girl

Best Homemade Cupcake Costume for a Girl

There are not a ton of cupcake costume ideas on the internet, so I combined some and thought some ideas up on my own for my daughter’s cupcake.  Everywhere we went, she had people commenting on what an awesome costume it was.  She was beaming the whole time.  A few people answering the doors we … Read more

Sexy Costume Idea: Bud Light Never Looked So Good!

Sexy Costume Idea: Bud Light Never Looked So Good!

For this Bud Light costume, wrap your body in plastic wrap from chest to mid thigh. Then wrap with blue duct tape. When being taped make sure you have enough space for your legs so you will be able to walk comfortably throughout the night. Then, add silver or gray tape on top and bottom … Read more

Cutest Handmade Corn Costume Ever!

Cutest Handmade Corn Costume Ever!

I asked my 4 year old son what he wanted to be for Halloween and he said “a corn!”….. So I started sewing! I had no previous sewing experience, just an old one stitch sewing machine, but I had a blast learning! Every one who sees this costume loves it and wants to wear it … Read more

Easy Last-Minute Goldfish Crackers Costume

Easy Last-Minute Goldfish Crackers Costume

My childrens’ all time favorite snacks are  Goldfish crackers. This costume is a simple inexpensive design that can be put together in a couple of hours or less. I wanted to create a clever costume that would appeal to the children and would not require sewing skills or a lot of money to create. All … 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

Cool Homemade Hamburglar Costume

The inspiration for this Hamburglar costume idea was the black and white stripped dress I already owned (from Target). I try and make my costumes every year. Something the average person can make; I am not a sewing genius. The hardest part about this costume was making the hamburgers for the tie. The felt pieces … Read more

Cool Popcorn Costume Made in 3 Days

Cool Popcorn Costume Made in 3 Days

Hey ! First, you must know that I’m a french student of 17 years old, so excuse me for my inaccurate english.  So, last year the main theme of our class photo was ‘Cinema’. At first, I hesitated between making a costume of Hulk or Wolverine, but I wasn’t so sure about how I would … Read more

Cool Mac-n-Cheese Costume for Any Age

Cool Mac-n-Cheese Costume for Any Age

So what you’re seeing here is NOT JUST a store-bought football uniform. Digging deep into my creative depths I had to use up to THREE safety pins to adjust the jersey for a slightly better fit. Reactions to the Mac-n-Cheese costume you ask? “Mommmmm, it’s still too big!” Oh wait, you probably didn’t mean the wearer’s reaction. … Read more

Pink Cupcake Toddler Costume with Sprinkles and a Cherry on Top

Pink Cupcake Toddler Costume with Sprinkles and a Cherry on Top

For the cupcake costume, I started by purchasing an accordion style lampshade from a thrift store.  I spray-painted it silver and removed the metal “spokes” inside. Then I flipped it upside down and hot-glued padding around the rim (so the icing would have a rounder look), and I attached suspenders for my daughter to wear it. For the … Read more

Original Family Costume Idea: “Party of Five”

Original Family Costume Idea: "Party of Five"

I really wanted to make a cupcake costume, but we also enjoy dressing up together as a family every year. So I started brainstorming about how we could incorporate a cupcake into a theme for all of us, and the “party of 5″ concept grew from there. My youngest daughter was the cupcake, my oldest … Read more

Coolest 7-Up Cool Spot Costume

Coolest 7-Up Cool Spot Costume

This year I went as the 7-Up Cool Spot.  It was one of my favorite costumes to make and one of the easiest. I have been hand making my costumes for the past 10 years. After the last Halloween party of the year, ideas for the following year are already flowing through my head. When … Read more

Cool Cupcake and Pastry Chef Couple Costume

Cool Cupcake and Pastry Chef Couple Costume

My wife is a very talented baker. So much so, that after many suggestions, she finally decided to start a cupcake side business out of our home. She is well known for her gourmet cupcakes. After losing out to a couple who were dressed as a loufa and soap at last year’s Halloween party, my … Read more

Tapitio Sauce Man and Burrito Girl Couple Costume

Tapitio Sauce Man and Burrito Girl Couple Costume

Halloween is my favorite holiday and every year I always see amazing DIY couples costumes. This year I finally had a great idea for my boyfriend and I. It all came to me as we sat at a Mexican restaurant eating dinner. My boyfriend grabs the Tapitio Sauce to put on his burrito and it … Read more