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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Most Fabulous Rain Cloud Costume for a Girl

The Most Fabulous Rain Cloud Costume for a Girl

My daughter Katie and I were inspired to make this rain cloud costume by a Russian doll that we found on Pintrest while searching for Halloween costume ideas. She wanted a a one of a kind costume and this was it. I was happy to oblige since it was something we could do together, just … Read more

Coolest “Sky” Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

Coolest "Sky" Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

This was a cool ‘sky’ theme that matched the end of our Polish family name. The hot air balloon was made from extra colored flag fabric sewed together.  Then, hoola hoops were inserted and it was attached to an extra laundry basket with four wooden dowels.   It was decorated with some old tan pillow cases … Read more

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

This year was the first Halloween that our son has ever experienced.  He is just barely three months old so I wanted to make sure he was cute and comfortable.  My husband is a Captain in the army and we had an event that was a costume party.  I knew it would be around the … Read more

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 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

Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Rain Costume

Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Rain Costume

We were looking for a costume that was creative, maybe a play on words. When we mentioned “partly cloudy with a chance of rain costume” he jumped on the idea because he’d get to hold a squirt bottle. We started with a light blue t-shirt and light blue sweatpants. I doubled over white felt and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Raindrop Costume

Homemade Raindrop Costume

I made this homemade raindrop costume for my daughter when she was 4 years old. I started with two large pieces of foam that I found at the fabric store. We were lucky enough to find this great shimmery blue fabric that was just perfect for the water effect. I cut out a raindrop shape … 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 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