Coolest Sexy Four of a Kind Cards Group Costume

Coolest Sexy Four of a Kind Cards Group Costume

I made this four of a kind cards group costume during my freshman year of college at Michigan State University. For Halloween my roommates and I decided we didn’t want to go out in the typical store bought costume, we wanted to make our own! Since there were 4 of us, we had the idea of … Read more

Winning Poker Hand Family Costumes

Winning Poker Hand Family Costumes

We have two daughters aged 13 and 10. We have long played games as a family, but it has become increasingly difficult to find games that we all enjoy playing. This year we taught the girls how to play poker, and they took to it instantly. It is now one of the games that we … Read more

My DIY Samba / Carnival Dancer Costume

My DIY Samba / Carnival Dancer Costume

Last year I wanted to wear a Samba / Carnival Dancer costume. I looked online and everything I liked was way too expensive or cheesy looking… so I decided to make a costume of my own. Carnival Dancer Costume Headpiece I started with the headpiece. I purchased ostrich and rooster tail feathers from eBay and a … Read more

Cool Lady Luck Working Casino Costume

Cool Lady Luck Working Casino Costume

I visited Las Vegas back in January. I thought why not make a casino my costume. I know that there are slot machine costumes and dealer table costumes but I thought no one has the whole casino. I have a working blackjack table, a working roulette table, a spinnable mini slot machine and I have … Read more

Beautiful Las Vegas Showgirl Costume

Beautiful Las Vegas Showgirl Costume

I had a lot of fun making an Indian headdress Halloween costume last year (seen in the background of a couple of the pictures), and so I was interested in doing a different one this year. Inspiration came when I saw some pictures of beautiful Las Vegas showgirls with glorious headdresses and feather boas. I … Read more

Pint-Sized Las Vegas Show Girl Costume for a Baby

Pint-Sized Las Vegas Show Girl Costume for a Baby

Our daughter is very petite, so trying to find a fun and uniques costume that would fit her was nearly impossible so I HAD to make our own. We live in Las Vegas which gave us the inspiration for a Pint Sized Las Vegas Show Girl costume! I purchase elastic and hot glued the ends … Read more

Let Them Roll Dice Costumes

Let Them Roll Dice Costumes

I made these dice costumes for my 5 year old son and 3 year old daughter.  The two of them have been dressing up in couple costumes for a few years and I couldn’t let this year go by without making another pairing. These costumes were pretty easy to make. The boxes were purchased at … Read more

A Royal Pair: King of Spades and the Black Maria Couple Costume

A Royal Pair: King of Spades and the Black Maria Couple Costume

Halloween is probably my very favorite time of year. Growing up in the Midwest (Chicago, GO BEARS!), fall is a big deal and I have always loved the feeling of the season: the weather, the colors, the flavors and, of course, scary movies and Halloween! Well, in 2007, I left the Midwest and now call … Read more

Viva Las Vegas Casino Dealer Costume

Viva Las Vegas Casino Dealer Costume

And so we went to Vegas…. This costume was made for a local Halloween Party that was giving away a free trip to Las Vegas as the grand prize, so I thought what better way to win then to be Las Vegas so with Lady Luck by my side we took the grand prize. The … Read more

Sexy Homemade Las Vegas Showgirl Costume

Sexy Homemade Las Vegas Showgirl Costume

I wore this vegas showgirl costume to local casino costume night.   I was asked for lots photos and ppl said it looked like the real thing. I took silver fabric made simple skirt. took a bra with sequins added a belly dancer necklace to it.  took tiara hot glued ostrich feathers for the head … Read more

Simple Homemade Vegas Showgirl Costume

Simple Homemade Vegas Showgirl Costume

This Vegas Showgirl costume started with a white corset. I had an all white corset, I hand sewed some gold fringe across the top. You can get this at any type of fabric or craft store. Next, I put a regular belt from my wardrobe on around my waist (leave it on top of your corset … Read more

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

This flashy casino slot machine was a blast to put together. I was looking for something fun and unique that would catch everyone’s attention, and so it did. All you have to do is get a large box that and cut out the top and bottom for you to stand in. Spray the box with … Read more

Sexy Homemade Show Girl Costume for Under $20

Sexy Homemade Show Girl Costume for Under $20

For the longest time I wanted to go as a showgirl for Halloween but could never find a costume for it. So, I decided to make it and it was actually a lot easier than I thought. I decided to go with flamingo look, since I love pink. I went to Michaels and bought pink … Read more

Easy Pair of Fuzzy Dice Couple Costume

Easy Pair of Fuzzy Dice Couple Costume

This was my first office costume contest entry and subsequent winner!  My best friend and I were looking for something we could do together that wouldn’t cost a lot or take us much time to make.  A pair of Fuzzy Dice was it initially, but I thought it would add a little something extra if … Read more

Coolest Duct-Tape Deck of Cards All Girl Group Costume

Coolest Duct-Tape Deck of Cards All Girl Group Costume

I have never hated tape so much that this day. My six roommates and myself decided we wanted something cute for Halloween but something clever as well. The deck of cards has been done over and over again, but not quite like this. We recommend going out shopping sooner than 2 days before Halloween because this costume idea required … Read more

Cool Working One-Armed Bandit Slot Machine Costume

I got the idea to make this working Slot Machine costume while on a bus-trip to a nearby cascino.   The costume is made, excluding lighting and

I got the idea to make this working Slot Machine costume while on a bus-trip to a nearby casino.  The costume is made, excluding lighting and electronics, of mostly thick cardboard and hot-glue (glue sticks). The wheels, the important part of the “Working” slot machine are styrofoam discs with CD’s glued to the side, mounted … Read more

A Working Slot Machine Costume

A Working Slot Machine Costume

I liked the idea of being a slot machine but I wanted something that would actually work.  I made the box out of insulation board which I then covered in aluminum shelving paper from Lowes.  I ordered actual slot machine reel pictures from eBay which I put on plastic cylinders I found.  The wheels spun … Read more

Coolest Homemade Playing Cards Costumes

Homemade Playing Cards Costumes

My roommate and I dressed up as the Playing Cards Costumes from Disney’s Alice in Wonderland who were ‘painting the roses red.’ The costumes were really easy to make. The cards were made out of pillowcases and felt, and I made the buckets out of cardboard and duct tape. I’m wearing a ski mask and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lady Luck Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Lady Luck Halloween Costume Idea

I have to admit this Homemade Lady Luck Halloween Costume Idea was a lot of fun to make. We started with a used dance recital costume, found at our local thrift store. We also purchased a pair of silver low heeled (for comfort) dress shoes, we added a rhinestone broach to the tops with a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards Couple Costume

Homemade Cards Couple Costume

My husband and I did this Homemade Cards Couple Costume 2 weeks before Halloween in 2001. We did all with glue, different kind of tissues, hard carton and Velcrod everything. We had fun to doing this but we were in big rush to finish this project and that’s the result in the picture.

Coolest DIY Dice Couple Halloween Costume Idea

DIY Dice Couple Halloween Costume Idea

I spent 5 hours painting cutting and making this DIY dice couple Halloween costume idea. Instead of walking around we rolled around! It was fun. Sadly I entered 3 costume contests and each and every one people chose store bought costumes. What happened to Halloween? The best part is to make something and be creative. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Showgirl Costumes

Homemade Showgirl Costumes

Breaking free from the ordinary costumes in a plastic bag, we wanted to own the night with a more exciting get up. The story begins with Raquel, Lola, and Bambi. Wrapped in feathered friends and merchandised from head-to-toe in sequins, these girls worked the stage on Halloween night. These Homemade Showgirl Costumes are made from … Read more

Cool Homemade Showgirl Costume

Homemade Showgirl Costume

My younger sister was finally old enough to go to the same party as me so we decided we wanted to match. We wanted costumes that were show stopping and what could be more suited than a pair of showgirls! Most of the items to make the Homemade Showgirl Costume are purchased and the put … Read more