Cool DIY Transforming Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

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My son came up with the idea for this transforming Optimus Prime Halloween costume and from limited pictures I could find on the internet I recreated the body, hands and feet on my own just by looks. All aspects of colors, flames and accessory pieces were all my own creations. No templates of any kind … 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

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

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