Coolest Sky Costume

Homemade Blue Skies Costume

I’ve been a skydiver for about five years and have 130 jumps as of today. Always trying to come up with unique, homemade costumes, I decided to be every skydiver’s favorite thing: The Sky! I searched the internet for “sky costume” and nothing came up! I was on my own. I knew right away that … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rainbow Costume

Homemade Rainbow Costume

I made this Homemade Rainbow Costume completely from scratch. The dress is made of six different fabrics sewn together to show the six colors of the rainbow both from the front and the back of the dress. Clouds at the bottom and the top of the dress finish the rainbow. I carried pot of gold … Read more

Coolest Mother Nature Costume

Homemade Mother Nature Costume

I’m a mom, and what sort of costume fits best to us moms, but Mother Nature?! This was a super easy costume to throw together. I used a burgundy colored “fairy” costume, made of a sheer fabric, and tied it back with a burgundy/silver ribbon. I found silver sandals at the thrift store for a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume

Homemade Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume

My daughter and her best friends wanted a Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume. We searched for bright colors and found these neon tanks, leggings and tutus. We used old gym socks with batting hot glue to them for the clouds. The girls also had rainbow bow ties and funky rainbow colored hair pieces. … Read more

Coolest Earth, Wind and Fire Halloween Costume

Homemade Earth, Wind and Fire Costume

Earth, Wind and Fire Costume The whole idea for my son’s costume started from this creation that we saw online – we took a step farther. Trying to find something of interest for him was simple by adding Bugs to the equation. Then a play on the band Earth, Wind and Fire we stretched the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rainbow Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Rainbow Halloween Costume Idea

I really like Halloween. And when I found out that this past Halloween was going to double as my best friend’s bachelorette party, I knew I had to up my game. She was going as a unicorn and I felt she needed an equally magical rainbow friend… How’d I make this homemade rainbow Halloween costume … Read more

Coolest Costume – Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Showers

Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Showers

This homemade costume was fun and easy! I just took old sky-blue sweat pants, an old t-shirt, a couple bags of cotton balls and hot glue! I started by gluing the cotton balls in the shape of clouds all over the pants and shirt. I decided to make an Afro cloud for hair with the … Read more

Coolest Cloudy with a Chance of Showers Homemade Costume

Cloudy with a Chance of Showers Homemade Costume

We live in Michigan, so this is everyday weather!! I purchased a sky blue sweat suit, went to the local craft store and bought a bag of cotton, pulled apart the cotton, in baseball sized balls and fabric glued them all over the sweats and a old baseball cap. Here’s the key, carry a squirt … Read more

Coolest Wind Blown Lady Costume

Homemade Wind Blown Lady Costume

I made this costume by putting wire in the seams of the jacket and all the seams of the skirt (both around the bottom of the skirt and also vertically running up and down the seams) and bent them all in the same direction. I used 19 gauge wire. I used hot glue to add … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thundercloud Costume

Homemade Thundercloud Costume

I made this homemade thundercloud costume for my daughter when she was 1. It was an accompaniment to the raindrop costume that I made for my other daughter. I started with two large pieces of fabric with a hole cut in the middle, like a sandwich sign. I appliquéd a lightning bolt shape on the … Read more

Coolest Four Seasons Group Costume

Homemade Four Seasons Group Costume

This is our Four Seasons Group Costume: I was winter, husband was fall, in-laws were spring and summer. Winter – white top and skirt I already had, cut-out snowflakes from paper, stickers and any other lightweight Xmas decorations that I could pin onto my clothes. The head piece was a stuffed tree decoration we already … Read more

Coolest Homemade Struck By Lightning Costume

Homemade Struck By Lightning Costume

This homemade Struck by Lightning costume was super simple to make and really cheap. I came up with the idea for my son and made the costume in about 1 hour. First, we bought a plain yellow t-shirt from Michael’s craft store. The t-shirt was on sale for about $2.50. We then went to the … Read more