Coolest Pickle Costume

Homemade Pickle King Costume

My 3 ½ year old grandson thought of this costume. Last year he decided that this year he wanted to be a pickle. No matter how much we tried we could not convince him to be any thing else. So I, Grandma, got out my sewing machine. Since he lives 300 miles away I had … Read more

Coolest Pickle Couple Costume

Coolest Pickle Couple Costume

My fiancé and I were trying to find a unique idea for a Halloween costume and he said, “Why don’t we be pickles?” and that’s where it all began. We both love pickles and had never seen a pickle costume before. So we began figuring out how we could construct our costume. Our pickle couple … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sweet Pea Costume

Homemade Sweet Pea Costume

My daughter couldn’t decide what she wanted to be this Halloween until one day I was eating peas in pasta at a restaurant and an idea came to me. I researched how to make a good Homemade Sweet Pea Costume online but I couldn’t find very much so had to come up with this costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pea in a Pod Costume

Homemade Pea in a Pod Costume

I got my idea for this Pea in a Pod costume from a post on but made a few minor adjustments. Supplies: • Two 4” half sphere Styrofoam balls (from the floral dept of your local craft store. These will become the “peas”). • ½ yard 1-way stretch green polyester (to cover the Styrofoam … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carrot Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Carrot Halloween Costume Idea

I really wanted to make a costume that directly incorporated my dreadlocks. After playing with them for a while, I realized that if I put them in a ponytail directly on top of my head they sort of stood up, and looked like the top of a carrot. I was afraid green hair dye wouldn’t … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baked Potato Costume

Homemade Baked Potato Costume

This Baked Potato Costume ended up being a last minute costume with very little prep. The only thing we did the night before was to sew the little “pat of butter” hat. To do that, I used leftover yellow flannel from a blanket I made. I sewed it into a quick square and stuffed it … Read more

Coolest Carrot Costume

Coolest Carrot Costume

My one daughter was a bunny, so it was fitting to make her twin sister a carrot! For this carrot costume, I got a 3T orange sweatshirt at a second-hand shop. My mother and I cut the stomach and back off of the sweatshirt and turned the cut edges under to make it neat. We … Read more

Coolest Sack of Taters Baby Costume

Homemade Sack of Taters Baby Costume

This Homemade Sack of Taters Baby Costume was fairly easy but time consuming. I took an old burlap sack (from eBay $5) and cut arm and leg holes to fit my baby. I also centered up and painted an Idaho potato logo with black paint, $2. I cut the back so that I could cinch … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chili Pepper Halloween Costume

Homemade Chili Pepper Halloween Costume

This nephew wanted to be a Jalapeno pepper, but he kept saying he wanted it in red. I finally figured out he wanted a Homemade Chili Pepper Halloween Costume, like the ones he sees at the restaurant he loves. I brazenly stole the image of the chili pepper from aforementioned restaurant’s web site. God forgive … Read more

Coolest Tomato Costume

Tomato (aka amato)

Two year-old Kadyn’s favorite food was tomatoes. When we asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween, he decided was going to be a tomato, or as he pronounced it, “an amato”. Now there was just one problem: where do you find a tomato Halloween costume? Lucky for me, my mother-in-law is quite crafty … Read more