I’m a Barbie Girl Costume

This costume was made by me!  I used to play with my Barbie hair and make-up all the time growing 
up and I saw something that sparked thi

This Barbie girl costume was made by me!  I used to play with my Barbie hair and make-up all the time growing up and I saw something that sparked this in my mind!  It was SO FUN to make for my daughter! She is 16 and wants to be a hairdresser/make-up artist!  This was so … Read more

Coolest Zombie Barbie Costume

Homemade Zombie Barbie Costume

Zombie Barbie Costume: I wanted to do something scary this year, but with my own twist. Barbie Zombie was born! The Homemade Zombie Barbie Costume is pretty simple and allows for lots of creativity and fun. Step 1 – The Dress: Get a white dress, preferably with volume or layers at the bottom. I used … Read more

What a Clever DIY Wordplay Couple Costume Idea!

Cleverest DIY Couples Costume Ever!

“Put Another Shrimp on the Barbie!” I always love going as a pun or some clever phrase for Halloween and wasn’t sure what couple costume idea to do for this year. I had seen people wearing a Shrimp hat with a barbie tee shirt before and I thought that was funny, but when my husband … 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

Bar Hopping Barbie in a Box Costume

Bar Hopping Barbie in a Box Costume

I’ve seen other Barbie in a box costume ideas and I had to try it with my own twist, Bar Hoppin’ Barbie. It was a big project. Barbie in a Box Costume Instructions I used cardboard for the box and covered it with pink party table clothes. I lined the inside with white butcher paper. … Read more

Barbie Styling Head Costume

Barbie Styling Head Costume

This costume was super easy to make! I took the side of a large box and cut an oval in the middle (big enough to have your shoulders fit through) I covered it in a pink tablecloth from the dollar store, used children’s play makeup/accessories (can use whatever you have laying around at home!) I … Read more

Middle-Aged Barbie and Mid-Life Crisis Ken Couple Costume

Middle-Aged Barbie and Mid-Life Crisis Ken Couple Costume

Barbie and Ken have officially hit middle age! My husband and I came up with the idea because we have been called “Barbie and Ken” over the yearsת but thought we would put a funny spin on it! We purchased U-Haul Space-Saver Wardrobe boxes for $9.95 each, and spray painted them with Krypton Mambo Pink … Read more

Walker Barbie and Clark Kent Ken Doll Costumes

Walker Barbie and Clark Kent Ken Doll Costumes

My husband and I decided to be Walker Barbie and Clark Kent Ken this year for Halloween. I was diagnosed with a form of Dysautonomia called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. (POTS) in December 2014. Basically my body can’t adjust to gravity. I’m normal in a supine position but the minute I stand up my heart … Read more

DIY Ocean Friends Barbie Costume

DIY Ocean Friends Barbie Costume

The inspiration for this costume was one of those random thoughts you have that lead to another random thought. About three weeks before Halloween, I had seen a toy rubber duck at work and it reminded me of a Barbie I had when I was little, 1996 Ocean Friends Barbie. She came with a toy … Read more

Super Fun Barbie in a Box Costume for Women and Girls

Super Fun Barbie in a Box Costume for Women and Girls

This super fun Barbie in a Box costume was fairly easy and very inexpensive to make, and was an absolute HIT this Halloween! I wore it first to a party, where I won first place in a costume contest, and then it was worn by a friend for a second time where she won a … Read more

Punniest Bar-Bee Doll Costume

Punniest Bar-Bee Doll Costume

After a few visits to the local costume stores, with nothing jumping out at me, I decided I wanted a unique and witty costume for this year. After thinking back to childhood Halloweens and childhood toys, I was blinded by the idea light bulb of a Barbie doll, with an adult twist! I started with … Read more

Scariest Zombie Ken and Zombie Barbie Couple Costume

Scariest Zombie Ken and Zombie Barbie Couple Costume

This is my husband Matt and I. This was the most fun costume to make and to wear, ever! I have been wanting to do this for a couple years now but always waited until the last minute and didn’t have time. I saw a regular Barbie in a box costume but I thought “this … Read more