Cool Little Optimus Prime Homemade Halloween Costume

My 5 year old nephew is nutso crazy about the transformers! I kinda hafta add that i too love them dearly (heh). I've made his costume one time befo

My 5 year old nephew is nutso crazy about the transformers! I kinda have to add that I too love them dearly (heh). I’ve made his costume one time before when he wanted to be Thomas the tank engine and I HAD to deliver again this year! Based more on the classic cartoon version. I wish I … Read more

Original Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

My son wanted to be Optimus Prime. Don't they all!?! Anyway...We started by finding a Powerwheels truck body and refiguring it. We cut the nose (f

My son wanted a Transforming Optimus Prime costume. Don’t they all!?! Anyway… We started by finding a Powerwheels truck body and re-figuring it. We cut the nose (fenders and hood) from the body (cab) and the bed, then reattached them all so that they hinged. Basically, my son stood inside the cab, which sat on … Read more

Coolest Optimus Prime Costume

After my kidneys failed and I had to go on dialysis I had an operation to put a tube into my abdomen so that I could do dialysis on a machine at home

After my kidneys failed and I had to go on dialysis, I had an operation to put a tube into my abdomen so that I could do dialysis on a machine at home. Whilst coming round from the operation and doped up on anesthetic I texted my friend to tell him I had an idea … 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

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

Coolest Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea took nearly twenty hours of work to make. It was inspired by viewing many attempts of Transformer costumes online. I decided I wanted to be able to keep it simple and functional at the same time and still look as real as possible. This costume was built twice. … Read more

Coolest Transforming Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

Homemade Transforming Optimus Prime Halloween Costume

After watching the movie I was inspired to build my very own transformers costume that can actually transform. It took several attempts and several weeks of collecting cardboard boxes, that I was able to put together a functional costume. I modeled my costume from the old Optimus prime. I used cardboard of all shapes and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bumblebee Transformers Costume

Homemade Bumblebee Transformers Costume

My 4 year old son absolutely LOVES Transformers. Last year he wanted to be Optimus Prime. I bought one of those cheap Walmart costumes with the little jumpsuit and plastic parts. I hated it! When he told me he wanted to be Bumblebee this year I looked at the same type of costume and was … Read more

Homemade Bumblebee Transformer Costume Idea

Homemade Bumblebee Transformer Costume

My 6 y.o. son wanted to be Bumblebee from transformers for Halloween. I thought it would be cool if he also transformed. I wanted the homemade Bumblebee Transformer costume to be easy to transform so his Dad and I wouldn’t have to fuss with it b4 and after transforming. We pieced together 3 different sized … Read more

Cool Transforming Optimus Prime Costume

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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

Gavins Optimus Prime Wheelchair Costume

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My son Gavin LOVES Optimus Prime so my husband and I made this Optimus Prime Wheelchair costume to fit over his wheelchair. It was a lot of work but totally worth it when we saw the look on his face!!

Coolest Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Costume

Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Costume

I wanted to make this Optimus Prime and Bumblebee costume after seeing Youtube video of actual transforming costumes. Although these costumes do not transform a lot of attention went into detail for looks and mobility. Design to both costumes for mobility, because cardboard boxes are hard to move in, are shoulder section can move up, … 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 Transformer Costume

Coolest Transformer Costume

My sister and I made this coolest Transformer costume in one day!! And the majority of this costume was made out of recycled cardboard. We started with a red long sleeved t-shirt, grey leggings and silver shoes. Then we made the two calf boxes and the two arm boxes using beer boxes and red duck … 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 Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

Homemade Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October working on my kids Halloween costumes. Transformers is the theme this year – again! My daughter wanted a Transformer costume and the only girl-friendly character I could think of is the ice cream truck Transformer from the second movie. The Homemade Ice … 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

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 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

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

Bumblebee Transformers Halloween Costume

For this Halloween costume we used minimal materials. The following were materials we purchased that can be found at Wal-Mart. Two foam camping bed rolls, black sweats and bike helmet. The following tools were necessary to complete the project: hot knife from a craft store, low temp hot glue gun (or one with adjustable temperature). … Read more

Coolest Transformers Costume

Transformers Bumblebee Costume

My son Gabe decided last year, after an impressive first attempt at a transformers costume (he was Optimus Prime), that this year he wanted to be Bumblebee. So, my crafty husband had a year to think it over, and here it is!

Coolest DIY Bumblebee Transformer Costume

Homemade Bumblebee Transformers Costume

This Homemade Bumblebee Transformers Costume is a Halloween costume I made for 2009. I decided I wanted to be a Transformer, and Bumblebee was always the character I thought was the coolest – he didn’t have to talk, he just acted! This was constructed from mostly cardboard boxes that computers were shipped in. The entire … Read more