Put the Quarter in the Gumball Machine Couple Costume

Put the Quarter in the Gumball Machine Couple Costume

Homemade Gumball Machine Costume For this gumball machine costume I used: A red dress from Forever 21 a sheet of Duct tape Cricut machine to cut the letters and numbers a hot glue gun a red headband a few hundred pom-poms red heels 2 Wilton silver cake bases black ribbon, a paint marker a black … Read more

Coolest Piggy Bank Costume

Coolest Piggy Bank Costume

I made this piggy bank costume for my son with a little help from a friend. “Having won several contests in the past it is my sole determination to continue the history for the present.” – Gynelle Cherry As the single mother of a beautiful 5 year old boy I had my wits and tricks up … Read more

Cool Duo Costume: A Gumball Machine and a Quarter

Cool Duo Costume:  A Gumball Machine and a Quarter

My children are 5 and 3 years old, and I love making coordinating costumes for them to wear for Halloween.  I can’t remember exactly how the idea came to me, but I thought it would be cute to dress them up as a gumball machine and a quarter this year.  These costumes were a good … Read more

Inexpensive Homemade Costume Idea: Penny Coin

My son Jimmy went as a penny.  We cut it out of cardboard and cut a space for his shoulder.  We added a handle on the other side using duct

My son Jimmy went as a penny coin.  We cut it out of cardboard and cut a space for his shoulder.  We added a handle on the other side using duct tape and cardboard.  We cut out cardboard letters to say “In God We Trust” and added the year he was born.  We spray painted … Read more

Coolest Abe Lincoln Penny for Your Thoughts Costume

I am a huge Abe Lincoln fan, but I wanted a different spin on dressing up as him (especially because I don't particularly like girls dressed as guys

I am a huge Abe Lincoln fan, but I wanted a different spin on dressing up as him (especially because I don’t particularly like girls dressed as guys). I decided to go as a penny. Not Inspector Gadgets niece Penny, no no, head to toe copper penny! I went to the thrift store to find … Read more

Coolest Quarter Coin Costume

Homemade Quarter Coin Costume

My son was in a Halloween parade with his Cub Scout pack and they were to dress up as something from a specific part of the US. Our den had “North East” and since my son is a huge coin collector we figured that a New York state Quarter Coin Costume would be perfect (and … Read more

Coin Costume Halloween Image

This is a family or group costume of “loose change” (the coins) and piggy banks (to collect the loose change). It is a fun Halloween image of our group creation. I made the coins by finding high-res coin pictures online and reprinting them in 2×2 poster mode onto sticker paper (so I ended up with … Read more

Coin Costume Halloween Image

The “Georgia” Quarter. In my perpetual obsession of coming up with “a costume that has never been seen or done before” I was brainstorming what extraordinary creation I could come up with for my daughter Georgia (who was 2 years old at the time). One day (as I was receiving my change at the grocery … Read more