The Amazing 10′ Bumblebee Costume!

The Amazing 10' Bumblebee Costume

This is a 10 foot bumblebee transformer costume that took me about one and a half years to finish. I was inspired by the movie ” Transformers The Last Knight”. I wanted to make sure it looked movie like and not just a regular size costume. I first had to download images of the actual … Read more

Coolest Homemade Trolls Costumes – What a Troll of a Family!

Coolest Trolls Costumes

We had so much fun making these Trolls costumes. My 10 year old daughter won out this year with her idea for Halloween – characters from the Trolls movie.  She was dying to be Smidge from the movie – OMG!  So my wife took Princess Poppy and I (the dad) took King Peppy.  My 12 … Read more

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Homemade Groot Costume

For my homemade Groot costume, I used pipe insulation tubs for the body and gym mat flooring that I carved with a hot knife for the chest pieces. I used over 140 full size glue sticks to attach the pipe insulation tubes. I soaked tissue paper in white glue and applied to the tubes for … Read more

Coolest DIY Mr. Potato Head Group Costume

Potato Head Group Costume

My wife had the idea to be a family of Mr. Potato Heads for Halloween for a few years now, and we finally did it. So here comes the Mr. Potato Head Family – with interchangeable parts of course. Like most of our costumes, the potatoes started as solid models on the computer.  It was … Read more

Awesome Lego Movie Costumes

Awesome Lego Movie Costumes

My boys and I have watched The Lego Movie at least once every weekend since it came out on DVD back in June. We still love it every time! We decided around July that they would be Emmet and President Business for Halloween. They boys were excited, but I was probably more excited to get … Read more

Coolest Tetris Group Costume

Coming off a not so hot year of costumes, we wanted to go big! We wanted to make a big impression at our high school, as it does not have walls and as we walked through the halls, students could see us from all over and caused quite a stir. Although not all the Tetris … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lego Men Group Costume

Growing up everyone played with Legos, what better way to admire our childhood toys than to be them. It was a glorious time. A lot of work went into this Homemade Lego Men Group Costume but they turned out to be awesome! Lots of cardboard, some paint, some conduit tube, yellow neopreem for the hands … Read more

Coolest Homemade Candyland Characters Group Costume

Homemade Candyland Characters Group Costume

This year we made this cool Candyland Characters group costume. We love doing themes each year for Halloween that involved the whole family (mom, dad, and four girls). So, we decided on the characters from the classic board game, Candyland. While this Homemade Candyland Characters Group Costume took quite a while to create, there was … Read more

Awesome Homemade Transfomer Costume

I’m sure you saw that video a few years back of a Bumblebee homemade Transformer costume that actually transformed. Like most children, I’m sure your child begged you to make one for him/her. It is very cool, but there is very little information on how exactly to make a homemade Transformer costume. First of all, … Read more

Coolest Ever YRC Truck DIY Transformer Costume

diy transformer costume

I work for a shipping company that has a costume context every year. I like to keep my costume inline with our business so I made a YRC Truck DIY Transformer Costume. Since YRC is one of the main LTL Carriers we partner with. This probably took 10-15 hours to make. Also, there are many … Read more

Creepiest Homemade Living Dead Doll Costume

Living Dead Doll costume

Hello, I am a 47 yr old grandmother from Phoenix Arizona. I collect creepy dolls. I have a massive collection of Living Dead Dolls. One of the dolls from Series 32 is named Butcher Boop. She has a fantastic look and I knew I wanted to be her for Halloween this year. She is reminiscent of … Read more

Coolest DIY Marionette Puppet Costumes and Puppeteer Costume

marionette puppet costumes

We had a great time creating the marionette puppet costumes and won $500 in a local costume contest at the Cotton-Eyed Joe in Knoxville, TN!  We are all from different cities in Nashville, TN; Huntsville, AL and Knoxville, TN, so we had to send texts back and forth of costume and makeup ideas, etc.  We improvised … Read more

Fun Homemade Furby Costume

furby costume

I absolutely love Furbies and all things 90’s. Since I could not find a Furby costume to buy or rent anywhere, I thought I would try and make one. I wore this for Halloween in Liverpool in England. I had a great response from my friends and other people whilst out. We got stuck in … Read more

Adorably Delicious DIY Pink Shopkins Cupcake Costume

shopkins cupcake costume

Materials Used Here’s what I used to make my pink Shopkins Cupcake costume: Toy storage tub, white pantyhose, polyester stuffing, Poster Board, 1 1/2 yard of fabric, bubblegum pink fabric spray, pompoms, Gorilla hot glue, suspenders, White sweatshirt, Headband, Styrofoam half, red marker, green pipe cleaner, duct tape, spray on glue. Shopkins Cupcake Costume Tutorial … Read more

Coolest Transforming DIY Optimus Prime Costume

diy optimus prime costume

This is my home made Transformers DIY Optimus Prime costume for Halloween.  This is based on the Cab Over Semi truck from the original Generation 1 (G1) 80’s cartoon. Costume Details My costume is detailed with several different items to make it unique, such as: the vanity Manitoba Licence plate, the windshield wipers, the working … Read more

Amazing Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

Amazing Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

My 15 year old Autistic son Zach hates store bought costumes and challenges me every year with his ideas. This years was the biggest undertaking yet. He wanted to be a Zack-In-The-Box!  He wanted it to have a lid that closed and an actual working handle. I explained to him that I was not an … Read more

Awesome Marionette and Wind-Up Doll Couples Costumes for Halloween

couples costumes for halloween

These couples costumes for Halloween were inspired by a vintage wind-up doll I saw in the window of an antique store. I initially thought to complement my wife as a Ventriloquist Dummy, but decided that they are too creepy and that a marionette had a sweeter appearance. Our costumes were a big hit at the … Read more

Awesome Transformers Costume DIY Transforming Optimus Prime

transformers costume diy

Transformers Costume DIY Halloween Project Without any outside influence, my son used to play pretend that he could transform like a Transformer. The idea’s been done before, but not as I have. What sets mine apart from the other transforming costumes is that it can transform from vehicle to robot mode in seconds. You too … Read more

Cool DIY Monopoly Car Costume

monopoly car costume

Wearing The Monopoly Car Costume Here I am as the Uncle Pennybags costume, and my car (the Coopie monster) in the Monopoly Car costume. Monopoly Car Costume Inspiration This year I had the unique chance to hand out candy to trick or treaters.  Instead of your average “knock on doors” technique most kids follow, I Joined the … Read more

Awesome DIY Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

This year i wanted to do something big… and what’s bigger than Groot? Hours after inception of this wonderful idea i was at the hardware store buying copious amounts of insulation foam (I’m talking as much as I could physically carry!) Once I got home I began digging through my drawers for some sacrificial pants … Read more

Cool Barbie and Old Granny Costumes

Cool Barbie and Old Granny Costumes

My daughters are 6 and 7 but are complete opposites. One is quite and reserved. One is all diva. So one chose to put on a Barbie costume and the other chose an old granny costume. For the Barbie costume we started with a large box and just cut it like a doll box, spray painted it and … Read more

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

My kids (3 and 4-year-old boys) wanted to be Lego men for Halloween. I let them pick out the character., so my 4-year-old picked Batman and my 3-year-old picked the Penguin. Creating the Lego Costumes I used cardboard and tape to construct the bodies and Penguins top hat. I used mesh fabric to cover the … Read more

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

My creative 9-year-old son, Blade, wanted to be Optimus Prime Transformer,  so I started brainstorming!  This costume was a challenge because of all the individual pieces. Make sure and measure your child perfectly before you begin ( I learned this the hard way). Total money spent was around $25 as I used a lot of … Read more