Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

From start to finsih this Homemade Optimus Prime Costume took me over 6 weeks to complete. Its the first major costume I’ve ever made…but in doing so has inspired me to make more. Using some ideas online I made the decision to make the Optimus Prime from the 80’s, he just had that really old … Read more

Cool Optimus Prime Transformers Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

I was a big fan of Transformers as a kid. One day I saw several boxes in my garage and decided that I could use them to make a Transformers costume. I took seven of the boxes and cut them into the various shape, using an Optimus Prime picture as a guide. I used duct … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime Child Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Child Costume

My 5 year old LOVES Transformers! When he asked me a few months ago to make him an Homemade Optimus Prime Child Costume, I started to collect boxes and took on the challenge! We decided to create a costume from the original Optimus Prime (the one from the cartoons when I was a kid!). I … Read more

Cool Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

I saw your site and loved it. I also wanted to be part of your costume contest. This year for 08, I custom made a costume of my own. ( keep in mind the only things not fabricated by me was the head $30 at Wal-mart and the stilts than I bought on eBay. Attached … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime Transformers Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

When first beginning my search for the most AWESOME Halloween costume ever created, I wanted to pick something I’ve always loved… this lead to my childhood amore for Transformers which eventually became my love for Magnus Opus or Optimus Prime to be exact. Once I had the idea I shared it with my family and … 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

Cool Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

Coolest Transforming Optimus Prime Costume 33

There are a few transforming costume designs out there, but it seems like they usually just settle for the idea that any arrangement of pieces that looks like a car or truck when it is on the ground is good enough. My goal was to build a costume accurate to the design of Optimus Prime … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime the Cartoon Version Homemade Costume

Optimus Prime the Cartoon Version Homemade Costume

I made this Optimus Prime the Cartoon Version Homemade Costume mostly out of wood and cardboard, but it is much too heavy. I would recommend the use of Styrofoam next time. I made my boots out of wood on platforms with weights in them to make a rattling sound when I walk. Then I glued … Read more

Coolest Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Transformers Optimus Prime Costume

I made this Homemade Transformers Optimus Prime Costume with nothing but beer boxes, beer cans, and hot glue. I looked at a picture of Optimus Prime to make the helmet and get the wings on the helmet to the correct angle. I won best costume at a Halloween party for the first time in my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Transformers

Homemade Optimus Prime Transformers

When Standing, the Homemade Optimus Prime Transformers costume looks like a robot and when kneeling/crawling, it transforms into a semi-truck. See the costume in action: I got the idea for this costume on youtube, with the various “transforming” costumes out there and decided to try my luck at it. I chose Optimus Prime since a … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

My son, Jackson, is three years old. He struggles a little bit with his alphabet, but he can name every single Transformer, and quote directly from the movie. (What can I say, we focus on the important stuff in our family!) He frequently runs around the house, going from being on his hands and knees … 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

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

I wanted to create a truly impressive Halloween costume; something where I could express my creativity. Optimus Prime and the Transformers have always been a personal favorite, and creating an Optimus Prime Halloween costume which could transform presented a fun challenge. Chest piece: Build frame of angle iron to fit over chest. Place hinges at … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

My work Christmas party has a fancy dress theme every year, and this year’s was quite broad, being “A Step Back In Time”, so basically anything from the past. After much umming and aahing and different ideas at a group level (including The Flintstones and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure), I decided to go my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Being a big man it is hard to find unique costumes for my husband. My son really loved Transformers and wanted Daddy to be Optimus Prime. So I put this Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume together for him. It turned out so good that people stopped us in the middle of the street so they … Read more

Cool Homemade Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

We decided to have a T party where very one had to come as something beginning with a T. There was really only one option for me, I had to be a Transformer. This Optimus Prime Transformer Costume was actually really difficult to build, not so much the robot part but getting it to transform … Read more

Coolest Homeamde Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Homeamde Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

I barely spent any money on this Homeamde Optimus Prime Halloween Costume because I had most of the materials at home. Most of the costume is made from boxes I got from work. The boots are made of soda boxes and the arm portion is tissue boxes. The grill on the main chest portion of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Optimis Prime Costume

Homemade Transforming Optimis Prime Costume

Optimis Prime Lil Eric loves his transformers, especially Optimis Prime. I decided to make his Homemade Transforming Optimis Prime Costume out of cardboard. It’s everywhere and people want to get rid of it. I actually took sheets of flat cardboard and cut it to make the box shape that I wanted. There was a lot … Read more

Cool Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Here is one of my favorite hero’s. The supreme transformer Optimus Prime. I wanted to make this very cheaply, using recycled cardboard, recycled plastic from Pepsi bottles and easy-to-transform new material such as chrome, mactac and extruded polystyrene. An important achievement was to make myself as tall and as wide as possible without losing proportion. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Optimus Prime Halloween Costume Idea is based on the “Masterpiece” Optimus Prime Action Figure. There are a few other Prime costumes online, but to my knowledge (based on a number of internet searches), it is the only fully functioning Optimus Prime costume built on drywall stilts. With my original height of 6’3″ plus … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Kids Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Kids Costume

This is 8 year old Branson in his homemade Optimus Prime kids costume. We started printing all kinds of pictures of Optimus Prime. First we started with the sleeper and the cab. We rolled the cardboard so that the sleeper would be round. Then cut out the other pieces and hot glued them all together. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Kids Costume Idea

Homemade Transformer Kids Costume Idea

My son really loves Transformers but all the costumes out there looked so cheap. This Transformer Kids Costume Idea took about 3 weeks but I did not spend more than a couple hours a day on it, and a lot of that time was waiting for the paint and glue to dry. First I looked … Read more

Original Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

Homemade Optimus Prime Costume

I created this Homemade Optimus Prime Costume out of boxes and duck tape! I had to measure my son to get his dimensions right then I made the wheels on his thighs by cutting out a 5 inch circle then gluing it to a strip of cardboard long enough to go around the whole circle … Read more

Coolest Homemade Optimus Prime Adult Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Optimus Prime Adult Halloween Costume Idea

This was my first attempt at ever building my own Halloween costume. My sister and her husband started doing detailed costumes for Halloween parties they hosted a few years ago… So, this year I had a lot more time on my hands and decided to bring more to the party than a store bought costume … Read more