Cool Homemade Storm Cloud and Rain Costume

rain costume

Calgary Alberta had a very wet summer this year. So I thought I would take that idea and create “Miss Calgary Summer 2016″.  I made the storm cloud by stapling and gluing batting to a clear umbrella.  Then, I added shimmery ribbon and crystals for the rain and mini strobe lights.  I pieced the dress … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rainstorm Costume for Halloween

rainstorm costume

My daughter and I were on a hunt for an idea for a Halloween costume this year. We looked on Pinterest and saw a few ideas that inspired us to make this rainstorm costume, aka our “Rainstorm Princess”. Our first step was to get a dress for the base of the rainstorm costume.  I found … Read more

Adorable Rainbow Costume

Adorable Rainbow Costume

Emma is 5-years-old and she is from Frostproof, FL. She wanted to be a Rainbow this year! She found a costume idea on Pinterest (yes, she LOVES Pinterest!!). She noted that it wasn’t in a correct “Rainbow Order”, and she wanted “tutu” clouds, and it needed to have a Sun and Raindrops (hard to see … Read more

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

My daughter, granddaughter Lilly age 9 and I were brainstorming on what to make for Lilly’s costume. Halloween being her favorite holiday she helps come up with an idea that makes her stand out. During this past summer, we all attended a back yard neighborhood party where we all watched the third movie in the … Read more

Toddler Rain Cloud Costume

Toddler Rain Cloud Costume

Easy DIY costume to make  (if you know how to sew). First I used minky material I had on hand to draw a cloud design. I cut four pieces of that out and my cloud was ready to be sewn. Once done I added quilting stuffing and quilted it so wasn’t so fluffy and had more … Read more

Girl and Dog Costume – Rainbow and Pot of Gold

Girl and Dog Costume - Rainbow and Pot of Gold

Meet Glory my little sunshine and her loving dog Karma. We knew they wanted to dress up together so that is where the brainstorming began. I’m not really sure who said “Rainbow and Pot of Gold” first but it stuck. The pot of gold wasn’t too hard to make. I made hot glued a bung … Read more

Toddler Tornado Costume

Toddler Tornado Costume

My four-year-old son, Landon is obsessed with tornados. He wanted to be one for Halloween. Nowhere can you buy something like this so we made it ourselves. We started with dark grey felt, and then came up with a shape to sew. We make a cone shape with pants. Then we used bunting for clouds … Read more

Punniest Costume Ever: Brainstorm Costume

Punniest Costume Ever: Brainstorm Costume

Halloween is the one time of the year to get creative and dress up in a unique one of a kind costume. I spend a lot of time to think of what to dress as. Each year I try to go out a few times so that I can dress up in various different ways. … Read more

Artistic Thunderstorm Costume

Artistic Thunderstorm Costume

This costume was inspired by a picture of a storm figurine statue I saw online. I like original ideas and felt this was it. I was always into art but never did anything with my talent. I became an RN and felt like I lost myself and the things I truly enjoyed. I’ve recently tried … Read more

Cutest Ever Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

Cutest Ever Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

This is 3 month old son Collin. He has teamed craziest longest hair for such a little guy. It always sticks straight up in the air and one day I thought it looks like he was struck by lightning. Further thought made me think, hey, that would be a great Halloween costume!!! So here is … Read more

DIY Struck by Lightning Couple Costume

DIY Struck by Lightning Couple Costume

Here’s how we made our “Struck by Lightning” couple costume for under $20! Woman’s Outfit: The outfit starts with an old umbrella cut apart to appear to be destroyed by a lighning bolt. The shirt was bought from Goodwill, and small sections were twisted to a point and lit on fire for 2-3 seconds, and … Read more

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: iCloud!

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: iCloud!

I was given a week to come up with an award winning costume for my kids to be at their very first “fright night” in The Colony, TX.  I searched online and came up with the idea of my kids being the iCloud. I had seen people dressed as an iPod or an iPhone but … Read more

Beautiful 5 Year Old Mother Nature Costume

Beautiful 5 Year Old Mother Nature Costume

I used the dress I made for my 5 yr old daughter for last Halloween 2013, as Queen Tara from Epic. The skirt was supposed to represent petals from a flower, as it did in the movie. It took quite a bit of trial and error and questimating. It did have a very small train … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sharknado Costume

Coolest Homemade Sharknado Costume

This year, I was determined to actually put forth an effort on my Halloween Sharknado costume.  Now, obviously, my costume was based on the terribly SciFi movies Sharknado and Sharknado 2.  And surprisingly enough, the costume came out pretty much exactly like I had pictured it.  Here’s what I used for the tornado: Metal Flower … Read more

Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

My daughter has naturally crazy hair so I wanted to use that to my advantage and came up with the idea of struck by lightning baby costume. To Make the  Costume I took a onesie, cut holes in it and then burned the edges. I also put dark eyeshadow in spots to make it look dirty. … Read more

Sharknado Costume Preschool Style

Sharknado Costume Preschool Style

My 4 year old son told me last Spring that he wanted to be a Sharknado for Halloween (after he saw Sharknado 2).  I laughed it off, but as fall got closer, he wouldn’t let up and I knew I had to figure it out. I made one that fell apart in minutes at the … Read more

Original Sharknado Costume for Women

Original Sharknado Costume for Women

I wanted a costume that was original and funny this year, and I think this Sharknado Costume came out perfect. I started with the top of the tornado, using wire to create two different sized circles that connected. I used a frame for a wreath that I found at a craft store and manipulated. I … Read more

Super Original Homemade Rain Cloud Costume

Super Original Homemade Rain Cloud Costume

So this homemade Rain Cloud costume was inspired by one my best friend’s photograph of a sunset. We live in Costa Rica Guanacaste in a little town called Tamarindo and it has been very dry this season so this costume was also a pray to the rain Gods to send some more moisture our way. … Read more

Tornado Costume for Weather Loving Boy

Tornado Costume for Weather Loving Boy

My son loves weather (we even went to the National Weather Service for his birthday this year) so when it came to Halloween, he decided he wanted to be a tornado this year. I took a hula hoop and used that as the base. I took a piece of brown fabric and sewed it to … Read more

Cool Wind and Rain Couple Costume

Cool Wind and Rain Couple Costume

I live for Halloween! Every year, around mid July, I start thinking about what our costumes will be. I enjoy spending the time and being creative and making our costumes! This year out state, California, is in serious drought. We need nothing more than wind and rain. I decided it was a great theme for … Read more

Gone With the Wind Reporter Halloween Costume

Gone With the Wind Reporter Halloween Costume

It all started when my daughter was about seven.  No, wait.  It started when I was about seven!  My mom always had these clever, low cost, homemade costume ideas.  I just loved them!  My sister always wanted to be a clown.  I, on the other hand, always wanted to be whatever my mom felt like … Read more

Storm Cloud and Lightning Victim Couple Costume

Storm Cloud and Lightning Victim Couple Costume

I tried a couple of ways to make this storm cloud costume. Our items used are mostly found around the house… Old chair cushion, old pillow, a bag of black and white spider web,old black winter hat, old glittery gold shirt and shiny blue material. First  I wrapped a rocking chair cushion in white fluff … Read more

Awesome Homemade Tornado Costume

Awesome Homemade Tornado Costume

I came up with the idea for this tornado costume after watching the movie “Twister” for the first time with my 6 year old son and he started spinning around pretending he was a tornado. I didn’t have a plan when I started, but the fun part was coming up with different ideas as I … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume Idea: Mother Nature

Cool Homemade Costume Idea: Mother Nature

For my Mother Nature costume, I bought a wig from a costume store and I actually built costume around this… loved this wig!! it’s so fun, didn’t’ know if I should go 70’s or Mother nature, when I found that floral moo moo at Goodwill, it settled it.  If I had more time I was … Read more