Awesome Mexican Wall Costume With Señor Trump Sign

Awesome Mexican Wall Costume

When deciding what costume to wear this year, my son wanted to find something topical and instantly recognizable. He was inspired by current President Donald Trump and immediately thought of a Mexican Wall costume. My son keeps up with politics and came across an online meme of the Mexican Wall.  We knew this was the idea … Read more

Easy, Quick Emoji Costume for All Ages

Easy, Quick Emoji Costume for All Ages

My friend and I decided to make matching costumes this year, and after much thought, we came up with the idea for an Emoji costume. We figured most people would recognize it and hopefully get a kick out of it, and boy did they ever! The only materials you need are: Cardboard/poster board. Yellow tag … Read more

Super Simple Cat Costume – Nyan Cat!

Super Simple Cat Costume - Nyan Cat!

This is my kitten Artemis wearing this Nyan Cat costume (an internet meme for those unfamiliar)! The idea came from just wanting to have her resemble a famous internet cat, and it just so happened she is gray (and adorable) like Nyan Cat. This being her first Halloween with us, I wanted her to feel … Read more

Easy Grumpy Cat vs. Nyan Cat Costume for Couples

Easy Grumpy Cat vs. Nyan Cat Costume for Couples

My girlfriend and I wanted to try and do a couples costume that we were sure we weren’t going to see all over the place this Halloween, but would still be somewhat matching and have a good time with, so we picked to be famous internet cat meme’s Grumpy Cat and Nyan Cat. For Grumpy … Read more

Your Favorite Emoji Girl Costume

Your Favorite Emoji Girl Costume

Challenge Accepted! I first came up with this idea because my friends and I always use this emoji when sending texts/snapchats. I knew it was going to be difficult to figure out how to keep the fake arm in the air all night, and I really enjoy a challenge.  My friends said “There is no … Read more

Happy (Heart Eyes) Emoji Halloween Costume

Happy (Heart Eyes) Emoji Halloween Costume

My dad, who is a retired artist, loves to go all out for Halloween and create one-of-a-kind Halloween costumes. I told him I wanted to be an emoji for Halloween (he still has no clue what an emoji is) and build me this heart eyes emoji costume out of cardboard and paper. He used an … Read more

Google Girls Group Costume

Google Girls Group Costume

We wanted to do something fun and different. We also wanted to be comfortable. We were in college so on a budget and found these white painter pants at Home Depot and white undershirts at Target. We got fabric scraps to make the letters. We had so much fun but it was not easy sticking … Read more

Cute Google Girl Costume

Cute Google Girl Costume

I used a hard white board shaped in a rectangle, painted the Google words etc, covered the board with clear cellophane so people at the Halloween party can write on it with a marker, cut out the GOOGLE letters, painted them, attached them to the top of the Google board with thin chicken wire, made … Read more

Pretty DIY Pinterest Princess Costume

Pretty DIY Pinterest Princess Costume

This Halloween, I basically forgot the holiday existed until about a week before. I’m not sure why, since I spent hours on Pinterest pinning cute costumes and crafts, but I realized I had no costume – severely disappointing. While I didn’t “need” a costume for any one event, I really wanted one. With that in … Read more

Spectacularly Awful Pinstrosity Costume (AKA Pinterest Gone Wrong)

Spectacularly Awful Pinstrosity Costume (AKA Pinterest Gone Wrong)

As I was scrolling through Pinterest, the perfect halloween costume hit me. If you haven’t heard of a Pinstrosity, you are truly missing out. A Pinstrosity is when you see something on pinterest, have amazing plans for an amazingly awesome project that you picture turning out stunningly, and then everything goes wrong, and you end … Read more

Anonymous Hacktivist Costume (No One Got it, Do You?)

Anonymous Hacktivist Costume (No One Got it, Do You?)

Starting with the mask (originally a character in a movie called “V for Vendetta”) and a long black hooded robe I handmade, I was planning on keeping it simple.  An additional 7 inches of height would have easily hidden my gender also, except the robe was a little “form fitting” so to try and conceal … Read more

Awesome and Topical Costume – Victorian Someecard

Awesome and Topical Costume - Victorian Someecard

Every year I go to a competitive Halloween Party and over time, coming up with new ideas have gotten more and more difficult.  This year, I thought of the most amazing costume and dressed up as a Someecard.  You know, those images you see on Facebook where an image like a Victorian lady or 80’s … Read more

Homemade Grumpy Cat Costume from Facebook

Homemade Grumpy Cat Costume from Facebook

I love that mad looking cat and the captions that folks give it! She is a real cat named Tarder Sauce and is an internet sensation. I crack up every time I see a photo of her. It took about 20 hours to make this grumpy cat costume, mostly from the hand stitching. Here is how … Read more

Easy and Funny Costume Idea: Siri!

Easy and Funny Costume Idea: Siri!

Recently, my husband finally upgraded his cell phone and got a new iPhone 5 with the virtual assistant, Siri.  I can’t fib, we had a bunch of laughs with her sassy responses.  I couldn’t resist wanting to be ‘Siri’ for our office costume contest but was a bit perplexed as to HOW I could be … Read more

#YOLO Funny Girl Group Costume

#YOLO Funny Girl Group Costume

This has to be the most fun costume that I have ever been a part of! It was so simple. All we did was buy a five pack of men’s shirts, a pack of different colored headbands, and a large sharpie. The hardest part was definitely writing our letters of the shirts. It took forever … Read more

Last-Minute In-Bred Cat Meme Homemade Halloween Costume

Last-Minute In-Bred Cat Meme Homemade Halloween Costume

I found out last minute that I needed to wear a costume to work on Halloween and couldn’t find all the pieces to my “Progressive Insurance Flo” costume from two years ago. I needed something that wasn’t scary or required lots of time to put together in the morning.  As I stood looking dejectedly at … Read more

Original Group Halloween Costume: App Icons!

Original Group Halloween Costume: App Icons!

This costume-making all started when a family friend offered me her sewing machine last year. I had hand-sewn last year’s Halloween costumes and because she was no longer using her machine, she thought I might enjoy sewing. She was correct! I taught myself to sew by watching a few youtube videos and reading the directions … Read more

Coolest and Easiest Futurama Meme Costume for Anyone

Coolest and Easiest Futurama Meme Costume for Anyone: The first step is to choose your meme. I for one chose the Futurama Fry Meme. But you could be any of the hilarious internet picture memes.  The fir

The first step is to choose your meme. I for one chose the Futurama Fry Meme. But you could be any of the hilarious internet picture memes. The first step would be to find yourself clothing to match the character you have chosen. In my example I had to find a white t-shirt, red sweater … Read more

Coolest Nyan Cat Halloween Costume

My 8-year old daughter, Amelia has an artist's heart.  She has always requested a non-girl traditional costume.  This year she has really

My 8-year old daughter, Amelia has an artist’s heart. She has always requested a non-girl traditional costume. This year she has really gotten into watching internet videos like the Nyan cat. She had tears flowing during one of the Nyan cat spin-off’s when the cat’s heart is broken. To make this year’s Nyan Cat Halloween costume, … Read more

Original Last-Minute Costume Idea: In Bread Cat Meme

This costume took literally five minutes to make and another five minutes for the makeup application. I worked the entire day before my Halloween par

This Original last-minute costume idea took literally five minutes to make and another five minutes for the makeup application. I worked the entire day before my Halloween party, and also attended my little sister’s middle school musical that night. Of course I had been brainstorming costume ideas but none had had that essential spark until I … Read more

Homemade Follow Me Twitter Bird Costume

Wanting to create a cute costume I grabbed my scissors and sewing kit and started turning a big bag of blue felt into a lovely bluebird dress.  

Wanting to create a cute costume I grabbed my scissors and sewing kit and started turning a big bag of blue felt into a lovely bluebird dress.  To add a little flair I grabbed some blue ostrich feathers and a beak.  Once I put everything together, the realization was obvious… I was the twitter bird. … Read more

Original Female Twitter Bird Costume

I'm obsessed with Twitter and was in a national contest on the social media network the year I did this. It was only right I do a little more shamel

I’m obsessed with Twitter and was in a national contest on the social media network the year I did this. It was only right I do a little more shameless self promotion and dress the part. What you’ll need: XL light blue t-shirt Feathers (If you can find light blue- perfect! If not, get white) … Read more

Coolest Facebook Costume

I am a huge holiday nut and get super excited to hand make my costumes each year- only the most original and creative with a sexy twist will do! (Lol

I am a huge holiday nut and get super excited to hand make my costumes each year- only the most original and creative with a sexy twist will do! (Lol let it be known that I was the first one on the site to come up with Facebook and using iron-on transfers.) This Facebook costume … Read more