Awesome Homemade Transfomer Costume

I’m sure you saw that video a few years back of a Bumblebee homemade Transformer costume that actually transformed. Like most children, I’m sure your child begged you to make one for him/her. It is very cool, but there is very little information on how exactly to make a homemade Transformer costume. First of all, … Read more

Coolest Ever YRC Truck DIY Transformer Costume

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I work for a shipping company that has a costume context every year. I like to keep my costume inline with our business so I made a YRC Truck DIY Transformer Costume. Since YRC is one of the main LTL Carriers we partner with. This probably took 10-15 hours to make. Also, there are many … Read more

Coolest Transforming DIY Optimus Prime Costume

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This is my home made Transformers DIY Optimus Prime costume for Halloween.  This is based on the Cab Over Semi truck from the original Generation 1 (G1) 80’s cartoon. Costume Details My costume is detailed with several different items to make it unique, such as: the vanity Manitoba Licence plate, the windshield wipers, the working … Read more

Awesome Transformers Costume DIY Transforming Optimus Prime

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Transformers Costume DIY Halloween Project Without any outside influence, my son used to play pretend that he could transform like a Transformer. The idea’s been done before, but not as I have. What sets mine apart from the other transforming costumes is that it can transform from vehicle to robot mode in seconds. You too … Read more

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

My creative 9-year-old son, Blade, wanted to be Optimus Prime Transformer,  so I started brainstorming!  This costume was a challenge because of all the individual pieces. Make sure and measure your child perfectly before you begin ( I learned this the hard way). Total money spent was around $25 as I used a lot of … Read more

Coolest Bumblebee Transformer Costume

Coolest Bumblebee Transformer Costume

My son is on the Autistic Spectrum and gets consumed by certain subjects, characters, objects and movies. He watched Transformers probably more then 50 times. He loves Transformers and one of his most favorite one is Bumblebee. We wanted to buy a costume and we looked everywhere, but he was not satisfied with any of … Read more

Transforming Optimus Prime Costume Design

Transforming Optimus Prime Costume Design

I spent the past month and a half working on my son Logan’s transforming Optimus Prime costume design for Halloween. He loves Optimus Prime so Daddy decided to let him feel like he was actually Optimus Prime. Turns out there are costumes out there like this on the web, so I tried to be as … Read more

Coolest Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

Coolest Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

The idea for this transforming Optimus Prime costume was inspired by my son’s love of Transformers. During the first quarter of 2015, this love turned into an obsession. While discussing random real-life objects, such as ceiling fans, bulldozers, clocks, etc., he would constantly ask the question “But…can it transform?” He also began walking and talking … Read more

Dream Come True Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Dream Come True Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

This was a fun costume to make! We weren’t sure if we could pull this off but it ended up coming together better than we had imagined. We took 2 boxes and painted them up and used LOTS of tape to hold the “hood” on so that it could flip back and forth. This was … Read more

Transforming Bumblebee Costume

Transforming Bumblebee Costume

Our 8 year old son announce in August that dad and i needed to make a transformer bumble bee costume that would transform. After searching for online plans in vain, we began creating our own design. After many failed attempts we finally found one that worked. Foam core posterboards, 2 rolls of duct tape, a … Read more

Transforming Transformers Bumble Bee Costume

Transforming Transformers Bumble Bee Costume

My grandson had enjoyed the two previous years of costumes that I had made and asked me for a Transformers costume this year. Personally, I had no idea what he was talking about, thus forcing me into a vigorous research program. After such, I thought he could handle a yellow Camaro costume named “Bumble Bee”. … Read more

Transformers Megatron Costume

Transformers Megatron Costume

My Megatron costume idea came from a not so recent trip to Universal Studios. I’ve always been a huge fan of the Transformers. So the first place I went when I got to Universal was directly to Transformers to meet the characters. I was completely blown away by the costumes! They had everything… detail, craftsmanship, and overall … Read more

Custom Cardboard Box Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Custom Cardboard Box Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

This is a custom cardboard Optimus Prime Transformer costume. I started my search for this years costume last year by googling through costume ideas and took pieces of ones that I liked and made my own version. I started off with the helmet because I knew it would be the hardest and most important piece … Read more

Coolest G1 Optimus Prime Costume

Coolest G1 Optimus Prime Costume

This Optimus Prime costume was made for my son to go to MCM Comic Con Scotland in 2014. Optimus Prime Costume Details The costume was made mostly from boxes which were just hot glue melted together. The hardest part of the costume was the making of the head. It was built around a work safety … Read more

Cool Optimus Prime Costume with Light-Up Matrix

Cool Optimus Prime Costume with Light-Up Matrix

I’ve been coming up with Optimus Prime costume ideas and Optimus prime suits for years! My latest idea is to have a light-up matrix in the chest. The Prime Suit is a six foot robot. It’s free-standing, transforms into a semi truck and is also a comfortable costume. Features of this Optimus Prime Costume Free-standing You … Read more

Best Cardboard Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

Best Cardboard Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

I was between jobs and desperately in need of cash as the month came to a close along with household bills. I always love going all out on Halloween with my friends and family. The joy it brings to absolutely everyone from strangers to loved ones while seeing others’ creativity come to life is priceless. … Read more

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume (with Battle Wounds)

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Costume (with Battle Wounds)

Optimus Prime, completely made with from around the house items with the help of bondo, paint ,RC wheels and talented airbrush work and plenty of hot glue and cardboard . This costume took three months and a part a day mentality , if not this would have been too overwhelming ! First step was getting … Read more

Realistic Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

Realistic Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

I normally brainstorm a little before I choose my Halloween costume but this year was different. I had seen others in the past do an Optimus Prime costume, but I wanted to make it better and I was up for the challenge. It took me about two months to build it almost entirely out of … Read more

Greatest Optimus Prime Auto Bot Costume

Greatest Optimus Prime Auto Bot Costume

My son is in 8th grade and wanted to end middle school with the best Halloween Costume. I was little worried on how I could pull this off. I first printed out pictures of the cartoon, original and new versions of Optimus Prime. We then began to search for certain box shapes. One wide enough for … Read more

Original TF Prime Soundwave Costume

Original TF Prime Soundwave Costume

My costume was inspired by my favorite cartoon, Transformer Prime. I had no idea how I was going to pull of the complex design such as Soundwave’s, so I searched online for ideas and resources. Eventually, I found that the cheapest way to make my costume was to create it out of cardboard. So Costco … Read more

Work of Love Optimus Prime Costume

Work of Love Optimus Prime Costume

I made this Optimus Prime costume in 20 hrs over 25 days out of cardboard, foam board, duct tape, hot glue, rubber and plastic – and lots and lots of spray paint! I put blood (literally), sweat, and a little tears into this project. Everyone thought I was crazy when I started but when it … Read more

Cool Transforming Bumblebee Transformer Camaro Costume

Cool Transforming Bumblebee Transformer Camaro Costume

My daughter Natalie is 6 years old and wanted to be a transformer for Halloween, Being she is tall and a big girl I was stressing out on finding a costume to fit her. So after much research and watching past creations I decided to attempt to create a Bumblebee Transformer car costume myself just … Read more

Battle Scarred Optimus Prime Costume for a Boy

Battle Scarred Optimus Prime Costume for a Boy

My son, Cameron (6) is obsessed with transformers, and he decided he wanted to be Optimus Prime this year. We started collecting boxes, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, etc. a few months ago. Originally, he wanted to look like the new modern Optimus Prime, but thankfully he decided on the classic Prime, from the … Read more