Coolest Homemade Mister Potato Head Child Halloween Costume

Homemade Mister Potato Head Child Halloween Costume

We decided to make this Homemade Mister Potato Head Child Halloween Costume because our son loved the toy. It was actually very easy to do. I followed the pattern of a bumblebee and made the body of the potato. I then included an extra flap in the back and had false pieces hanging out, just … Read more

Cool Homemade Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

My Homemade Transforming Optimus Prime Costume is made entirely out of recycled cardboard boxes and is completely homemade except for the helmet, only because I was short on time. The costume is made with three boxes that collapse into each other so that the costume transforms from a robot to a truck and back. For … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

This is my homemade transformer costume which took me two days to make. I named it the Tan-yota, my name is Tania and I drive a Toyota haha I used cardboard boxes to cut out the shapes and purchased everything else at the dollar store. The wheels are Frisbees that I painted in black to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Halloween Costume

Every year I vow to my daughter and her best friend that I will not be helping them with their annual Halloween obsession, the making of the ‘Best Halloween costume in town’. They have been enjoying Halloween together since they were little and went to the same day care. The discussion of different possibilities starts … Read more

Cool Homemade Mr. Potato Head Costume

Mr. Potato Head Costume

I thought of the Mr Potato Head costume over a year ago. The concept was simple enough and the actual build from obtaining materials to finished project took about 4 nights of work. The majority of materials used for this costume were all purchased at the local Home Depot. It consisted of two tomato tower … Read more

Coolest Bumblebee Transformer DIY Costume

Coolest Bumblebee Transformer Costume - boyfriend wearing it...

My boyfriend is totally in love with the Transformer movies, and so I decided this year I would make a homemade Bumblebee Transformer costume. A lot of people doubted that it would actually transform and look cool, but I did it. It took me a lot of cardboard, glue sticks, duct tape, and THE DOLLAR … Read more

Cool Mister Potato Head Costume

Homemade Mister Potato Head Costume

I first started this Mister Potato Head costume making a wire mold with 2×4 wire fencing. I then sprayed expanding foam (like to insulate around doors and windows) all over the wire. After many coats, I then carved with a saw and sanded until I reached the correct shape. I also put in a trap … Read more

Coolest Giant Mr. Potato Head Costume

Homemade Giant Mr. Potato Head Costume

Mr. Potato Head took around 70hrs to construct. The idea was to make the structure hollow in the center. To do this, I acquired black tubing (width of a hula hoop) and made 4 different hoops varying in size to create his base. In each tubing, I placed galvanized wire to strengthen the hop. Every … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

I made this homemade Transformer costume for my best mates 21st birthday that is considerably close to Christmas. He didn’t want anyone but him to dress as Santa, so everyone else had to be creative. I had just watched Transformers which inspired me to make this. I took a cardboard box and crouched in it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tetris Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Tetris Couple Halloween Costume

My fiance and I are huge Halloween fans and we love coming up with an original idea every year. This year we got started in December 2008. We were playing each other at Tetris on regular Nintendo (I know, we’re old school) when my fiance jokingly said: “We are like Tetris pieces baby, we just … 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

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