Coolest Police Officer Lego Man Costume

Homemade Police Officer Lego Man Costume

My husband made the Lego head with a balloon and paper mache. He made the body out of cardboard with drywall compound on it. The zipper and Police badge is poster board he cut out piece by piece. The hands are Styrofoam my husband carved out and painted. The legs are cardboard and Styrofoam. This … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barbie in a Box Costumes

Barbie, Kens and Skipper!

My roommates and I wanted a super cool costume. Halloween is HUGE affair here in our city, St Johns, NL, Canada. We have a street that is closed off Halloween weekend (George st) and it is lined with bars. Everyone roams the street looking at everyone’s costumes. We wanted to go over the top and … Read more

Coolest Jewelry Box Ballerina Costume

Homemade Jewelry Box Ballerina Costume

My daughter wanted to be a ballerina for Halloween but not just any ballerina, she wanted to be one of those ballerina’s in the jewelry boxes. We used a platform push cart for her Jewelry Box Ballerina Costume that we use for a lot of our girls costumes. It helps keep them contained when out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lego Men Adult Group Costume Idea

Homemade Lego Men Adult Group Costume Idea

My names Mark Doherty from Londonderry Northern Ireland. We take our Halloween very serious here, always trying to form group costumes and making them stand out as much as possible. 2009 was a year for Oompa Loompas, but this year, inspired by many other examples, we had a Homemade Lego Men Adult Group Costume Idea. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monopoly Game Costume

Homemade Monopoly Game Costume

Our whole family went camping the weekend before Halloween and we were a themed family. Boardgames. Here is my Monopoly Game Costume. First I drew everything on a plain white poster board, then used packing tape to tape it to a large piece of cardboard and cut off the extra and left about an inch … Read more

Coolest Homemade LEGO Indiana Jones Costume

Homemade LEGO Indiana Jones Costume

I had seen a number of Lego mini-figs on this site and elsewhere on the web, but I wanted to take the LEGO idea to the next level and really make the costume memorable. After a bit of thinking, sketching, and tinkering, I came up with LEGO Indiana Jones (of video game fame)! Here’s how … Read more

Coolest DIY Barrel of Monkeys Costume

Homemade Barrel of Monkeys Costume

This year I had a Homemade Barrel of Monkeys Costume for Halloween. I work with kids and thought that this would be a great costume for our Halloween party. This was one of the easiest costumes I have made, but everyone that saw it LOVED it! I used two “Keg Tubs” (12 Gallon rope handle … Read more

Coolest Homemade Twister Group Halloween Costume

Homemade Twister Group Halloween Costume

We created a homemade Twister group Halloween costume, one person in each color of the game. We each purchased one board game. We took the actual flimsy mat of the game and made dresses. This was a little tough, because they rip easily. We cut holes for the head and arms and then made them … Read more

Coolest Troll Dolls Costumes

Homemade Troll Dolls Costumes

We went as the infamous 1980’s treasure troll dolls. We found nude body suits at a costume shop and hose from a local clothing store. It was very hard to find hose without control top as it shows thru bodysuit. We found nude colored slippers for our feet at a shoe store. Once we figured … Read more

Cool Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Warning: This took some time constructing. Also the taxi I called would not pick me up as I was unable to get in the car in costume – put the body on once you get there. I made this Optimus Prime Costume on a budget so it’s entirely made from recycled cardboard and a heap … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bumblebee Transformer Costume

Homemade Bumblebee Transformer Costume

More than meets the eye! – that’s what I wanted to be this Halloween. This year I decided to make my own Homemade Bumblebee Transformer Costume, an Autobot and to be specific, I wanted to be Bumble Bee. At first it was a great idea but as the building process started it seemed to get … Read more

Cool Homemade Tetris Costume

Homemade Tetris Costume

I have always loved playing the game of Tetris. I thought it would be fun to create a Homemade Tetris Costume for Halloween. The difficult part was figuring out what kind of boxes to use because they had to be the same size. I went with medium sized u-haul boxes. It took 4 boxes for … Read more