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

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

I’m all about simplicity. I just cut some holes in a large box and attached a pot and a donkey to it. That’s about it. I’ve had nothing but positive reactions. People love it. Many took pictures. I have done this costume before, but the first time it was just the box. It was for … Read more

Senior Jack in the Box Wheelchair Costume

Senior Jack in the Box Wheelchair Costume

In this photo, my mother is 99 years young, still full of life, but unfortunately, is confined to a wheel chair.  Each Halloween the nursing home where she resides hosts a Halloween costume parade.  Because she is confined to a wheel chair it is difficult to come up with a costume that is original in design.  … Read more

Coolest Jack In The Box Costume

Jester in The  Box Costume

My son had a Jester costume for trick or treat this year but I decided why not make him look like a Jack in the Box instead of a plain Jester. So I ran around to lots of stores and finally found the right shape box to to fit my 8 year old son. His … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scary Jack in the Box Costume

Homemade Scary Jack in the Box Costume

Since everyone is afraid of clowns, I decided to make a giant, scary, Homemade Scary Jack in the Box Costume. The box is just a frame that is surrounded in material. It also has wheels for portability. Jack (me) can stand up high in the box on stands inside or go down low in the … Read more

Cool DIY Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

I bought a clown pattern that looked like a Jack in the box clown. I changed it up a little so the shirt would be longer. My daughter picked the material colors. I try to have her help as much as possible. I put wire hoops inside to give it a slinky look. I bought … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack in the Box Child Halloween Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Child Halloween Costume

My 3 year old daughter decided back in June that she wanted to be a Jack in the box for Halloween. Halloween is her favorite time of year, I think it even tops Santa Claus! I was surprised to find out that even in September she still was asking every day if I was working … Read more

Jack in the Box Costume

Jack in the Box Costume

We made this Jack in the box costume for my son about 5 years ago. We started off with a box. We painted it gold and then decoupaged (glued over) a printed picture of a Jack-in-the-Box. I drew the curtain and then I used star stickers to add effect. We found a gold rope and … Read more

Cool Homemade Jack In The Box Clown Costume

Homemade Jack In The Box Costume

I wanted my son to stand out for Halloween and the store costumes were just not doing it for me. Then one day while I was putting away the toys I came across a Jack-In-The-Box. What a perfect costume for my son Jack!. I got out a box from moving recently and just started coloring … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

My son is named Jack and he recently turned 2. He has a toy Jack-in-the-box that he really likes and I thought it’d be cute if that’s what he was for Halloween this year, especially since his name is Jack! I didn’t want to spend much money and tried to use things I already had … Read more

Cool Homemade Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

When I was younger I never wanted to have the same costume as someone else, so my mom and I always made my costumes at home from scratch. This is the year I decided on a Homemade Jack in the Box Halloween Costume. Materials needed: Cardboard box Wrapping paper/ (or sticky fabric) String Wig Basically … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Jack in the Box Costume

Homemade Baby Jack in the Box Costume

This is our first costume for our youngest, Jack. We’ve set a theme of costumes with Jack in the name and intend to stick with it until he’s old enough to throw a fit. I hope the tantrums come soon, because I’m running out of ideas. The only idea I have left is, well, a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

This Homemade Jack in the Box Costume started as an “easy” box costume, it turned into a big project. Several years earlier I made a super cute clown costume for my older daughter, luckily it fit my youngest and it was used for the Jack-In-The-Box costume. Having the clown costume already made saved a lot … Read more

Coolest Jack in the Box Clown Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

My 8 year old daughter did not want to be your average clown for Halloween. She wanted to jump out of a box too! Her “Jack in the Box” costume started with a cardboard box with the bottom cut out to allow for easy walking but still had a flap on the back to look … Read more

Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume

Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume

The Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume I made is my own version of a Jack-In-The-Box. My name is Gabby, so I renamed it Gab-In-The-Box. I used a giant cardboard box as the “box” part of the costume. I then used an old striped bed sheet for the shirt and hat. I used another … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack in a Box Halloween Costume

Homemade Jack in a Box Halloween Costume

My son wanted a Homemade Jack in a Box Halloween Costume after playing with one in a store. He liked how it would pop up and surprise you. My son loved ducking inside and when someone went by he would pop out. He enjoyed the costume and so did many other kids and adults. It … Read more

Coolest Clown in the Box Costume

Clown in the Box Costume

My nine year old daughter couldn’t decide what she wanted to be this year. I gave her choice after choice. It had to be something we could make from things we already had. When I offered a clown she said no, but when I said how about a clown in the box costume her eyes … Read more

Coolest Jax-in-the-Box Costume

Coolest Jax-in-the-Box Costume 20

My friends call me Jax so I decided to be a Jax-in-the-Box. I spray painted the box and used yellow paint pen to do the writing and details. I used felt and pom poms on a purple tee-shirt to create the top. I taped together pieces of yellow felt and cut a hole in the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack in the Box Stroller Costume

Homemade Jack in the Box Stroller Costume

I knew, before my son was born, that I wanted to make him a Jack in the Box for his first Halloween, since we were naming him Jackson. He is only 9 months old, so I wanted to incorporate his stroller in his costume. I got an infant clown costume on EBay, spruced it up … Read more

Coolest Jane In the Box Wheelchair Costume

Homemade Jane In the Box Wheelchair Costume

Being in a wheelchair I like to think outside the box and incorporate my chair into my costume in some way. It must work because until people ask about my costume, they don’t even realize I am in a wheelchair. This year I wanted to be a Jack/Jane in the box and this will work … Read more

Jack in the Box Children Halloween Costume

My son’s name is Jack and every year he dresses up as a different Jack character. Last year he was a Jack-in-the-box. We had an old moving box I covered in bright wrapping paper. I covered an empty paper towel roll in gold tissue paper and used that as the crank/handle. He wore one of … Read more