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

Transforming Bumblebee Camaro Costume

Transforming Bumblebee Camaro Costume

The Transformers Bumblebee Costume is my son Nicholas Walters and he is 6 years old, he couldn’t decide what he wanted to be so I made the mistake of letting him search with me online and we came across a Bumblee costume and low and behold he selected it and wanted it to transform. We … Read more

Cool Transforming Transformer Costume

Cool Transforming Transformer Costume

My 7 year old son wanted to be Optimus Prime this year, and I embraced the challenge! We used cardboard boxes and made several trips back to the store for “just one more roll” of duct tape. Coffee can lids make up the wheels, and square tissue boxes fit his legs perfectly. Flashlights from the … Read more

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

So I’ve always been a big transformers fan, and I’ve always made my own costumes, so I thought it would be really cool to make my own Transformer. Since I’m an over-achiever, and I’m really competitive, I couldn’t just do it the way others did it. I wanted to actually transform. I also wanted to … Read more

Awesome Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

Awesome Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

My son is absolutely obsessed with Transformers and he wanted more than anything to be Optimus Prime (the leader of the autobots). he also wanted his costume to be able to transform. I told him that i didn’t think they made costumes like that. He insisted that I make him one. Not wanting to disappoint … Read more

Cool Transformers Bumblebee Costume for a Boy

Cool Transformers Bumblebee Costume for a Boy

This year my son asked me to make a costume from the movie TRANSFORMERS… BUMBLEBEE.  I put the costume together using mostly some white plastic board and foam sheets from the craft store. The whole costume cost me about $8 (and most of that was spray paint). I bought a gladiator helmet at the dollar … Read more

Cool Bumblebee Autobot Homemade Costume for Toddlers

Cool Bumblebee Autobot Homemade Costume for Toddlers

When our 2 1/2 year old son said he wanted to be Bumblebee for Halloween, we knew he didn’t mean of the pollinating insect type.  We had recently been to the Indianapolis children’s museum and he was taken with the large autobot that graces the main entry of the building.  I have so far refused … Read more

Crazy Autobot Silverbolt Costume

Crazy Autobot Silverbolt Costume

This Autobot costume took 2 years to build. It was with a lot of sleepless nights that I was able to build crazy full-fledged Transformers costume.. I wanted a complete realistic Transformers costume that could be mistaken for the real thing with crazy detailing and advance animatronics that would be on level with anything that … Read more

Cool DIY Bumblebee Transformer Costume

Cool DIY Bumblebee Transformer Costume

This was my wife’s idea for a costume for a contest that was going to happen at work.  after the idea was planted I then had to design the outfit to do and look like the real toy.  I had played with the toy and analyzed how each of the different pieces came together.  the toy … Read more

Cardboard Box Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

Cardboard Box Optimus Prime Transformer Costume

My son Danial loves transformers. I’m mean really loves transformers! Especially Optimus prime. So this year I decided to make his costume. I found a homemade Optimus Prime costume on Pinterest but it looked complicated. It took this guy 3 months to make. Don’t get me wrong, it looked amazing but just too complicated for … Read more

Awesome G1 Optimus Prime Costume from Recycled Materials

Awesome G1 Optimus Prime Costume from Recycled Materials

From an early age, I was a fan of Generation 1 Transformers and was fascinated by them. Therefore, when I had the opportunity and the know-how, I decided to create my own life-sized transformer costume. I chose to model my costume after Optimus Prime, as the most recognizable character and to stick to the Gen … Read more

Awesome Duck Dynasty Transforming Truck Costume

Awesome Duck Dynasty Transforming Truck Costume

I have always loved Transformers, and now I love watching Duck Dynasty….so we decided to make a Duck Dynasty themed camo transforming truck! Four years ago, we (my dad and I) set out to make a transforming costume, and successfully made a Bumblebee transformer. Every year since, we have made a newer, bigger, and better … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume – AKA Wrangler!

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume - AKA Wrangler!

This Transformer costume idea was rolling around in my head since ever since my sister bought a used power wheels jeep at a garage sale for my nephew.  The basic idea was to cut apart a power wheels jeep (I bought my own, I promise, and used everything I could from it to to build … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

This Transformer costume is made up of a cut up power wheels jeep,various plastic shapes,about 5 cans of spray paint, light reflectors, and all mounted and epoxied on hockey equipment. The helmet is a second hand bumble bee mask towered with various plastic containers and cardboard bits, some bottle caps. I made it out of … Read more

Awesome Transformers Costumes That Actually Transform!

Awesome Transformers Costumes That Actually Transform!

My 10 year old son is a huge Transformers fan, and he asked me if he could be a Transformer for Halloween, BUT…”I’d really like the costume to transform, dad.” I thought that this was a good learning experience for my son, that you can do anything that you put your mind to. So, we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Family Costume 1980’s Movie Characters

Coolest Homemade Family Costume 1980's Movie Characters

Indiana Jones Hat, lasso, treat bag, explorer shirt – check (these are all items that can be purchased at any Halloween or Party store). But the jacket, THE JACKET. I just couldn’t bring myself to purchase the jacket that came with those items. It was made out of plastic. So, I set out online in … Read more

Awesome Homemade Transforming Bumblebee Transformer Halloween Costume

Awesome Homemade Transforming Bumblebee Transformer Halloween Costume

7 year old son:  “Dad, I want to be a bumblebee for Halloween.” Dad:  “Really, you mean one with black and yellow stripes and cute little wings.  Kind of baby-ish don’t you think?” Son:  “No Dad, Bumblebee!  From Transformers.” Dad:  “Oh, of course.  That’s better.  That will be cool, we can make it look like … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

This was a joint project between my four year old and me. He crawls around all day transforming between a tank and a boy, so I decided to design him a costume. We reviewed Google images of tanks so that I could get a feel for the shape, as well as decide what parts needed … Read more

Homemade Transformers Couple Costume

It was Halloween 2007. Living in Lethbridge, AB at the time and going to school. My room mate and myself wanted to create costumes that would win us

It was Halloween 2007. Living in Lethbridge, AB at the time and going to school. My room mate and myself wanted to create costumes that would win us a weekend worth of contests. We decided the Transforming transformers would be perfect, the movies had just come out and they were very popular. I went as … Read more

Transforming Cop and Robber Transformers Costumes

Last Halloween my boyfriend and I decided to go as cops and robbers for halloween, but with a twist! Instead of normal cops and robbers, we were tran

Last Halloween my boyfriend and I decided to go as cops and robbers for Halloween, but with a twist! Instead of normal cops and robbers, we were Transformers! I went as the robber and a black four door and he went as the SWAT member with a SWAT van. We started by getting a ton … Read more

Awesome Transforming Ferrari Costume that Really Transforms

The engineer in me decided to make a transforming costume for my office costume contest a few years ago. I got the idea from the series of Transforme

The engineer in me decided to make a transforming costume for my office costume contest a few years ago. I got the idea for this awesome Transforming Ferrari costume that really transforms from the series of Transformer movies that were in theaters. I made the costume out of leftover boxes after moving into my new … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime Transformer Homemade Halloween Costume

My son loved Transformers, especially Optimus Prime!  So, we decided to attempt making Optimus Prime.   My wife used numerous boxes, paper

My son loved Transformers, especially Optimus Prime!  So, we decided to attempt making an Optimus Prime Transformer homemade Halloween costume.   My wife used numerous boxes, paper towel rolls, spray paint, an old hard hat, LED touch lights, duct tape, patience and tons of hot glue to hold it all together.  This costume took about … Read more

Creative Transformers Costume

Creative Transformers Costume

I could not say no to my son Dylan when he wanted to be a Transforming Optimus Prime for Halloween. We made this creative Transformers costume from scratch. Deciding what materials to use as we went along. To make this costume we used boxes, paper towel tubes, tires from an firetruck toy, spray paint, paint, … Read more