Cool DIY Mr. Potato Head Costume

Mr. Potato Head Costume

Our family did a Toy Story theme for Halloween 2007. Our sons were Woody and Buzz (store-bought costumes, I’m sorry to say) but my husband and I were Mr. Potato Head (me) Zurg (him). This Mr. Potato Head costume was relatively easy to construct. I bought 2 yards of tan felt for the body. I … Read more

Cool Mr. Potato Head Costume

Coolest Mr. Potato Head Costume

I basically made this Mr. Potato Head Costume out of fleece (the brown body) and then all of the attachments are foam paper with the sticky back… even the shoes that I covered. I did some shading on the foam paper to make the objects appear 3D. I sewed an elastic band in the bottom … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

This year for Halloween I made a TRANSFORMABLE Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume. Let me tell you why. Last year I made the coolest Iron man costume, for a school contest, entirely out of flat cardboard boxes and with absolutely no help from anyone. After winning the contest, I thought: “what will I do … Read more

Cool Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

My son LOVES his sock monkey – we are on our third one in less than a year, so for Halloween I decided to turn him into his best friend, Homemade Sock Monkey Costume. I bought the fabric online, and after cutting out the pattern, sewed it to a pair of warm fleece pajamas. For … 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

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

Transformers Halloween Costume

(Editor’s note: We decided to put this costume in the Transformer’s category although it was called “Armor of God” by its creator). I made this Halloween costume entirely out of ‘WASTE FOAM” from appliance boxes. It was a project for our Church and I wanted to be a bit more creative than an “Angel” or … Read more

Coolest Disco Dude Lego Minifigure Costume

Coolest Disco Dude Lego Minifigure Costume

This year, my son didn’t know what he wanted to be for Halloween. After suggesting a few ideas, he finally decided on one that he liked: a Lego Minifigure. I did some research on the web, including “The Coolest Homemade Costumes” website. After collecting ideas and tips from others who have made human-sized Minifigures, I … Read more