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 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

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

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

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

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

Awesome Sharknado Costume

Sharknado. Is there anything else more to say? This costume was devasting on all levels. Let’s start with the costume idea: I saw Sharknado over summer and I was thinking..this is brilliant! Sharks…tornado..SO CAL..does it get any better?! Then comes Halloween and I had to think of an epic costume and thought of the summer blockbuster..sharknado! … Read more

Homemade Sharknado Costume That’ll Blow You Away!

Homemade Sharknado Costume That'll Blow You Away!

After watching the Sharknado Movie on the Syfy Channel this summer I was inspired to make a Sharknado Costume for Halloween. I am a Shark Week geek and I love Syfy so this seemed to be the best of both worlds Sharks and Syfy. I threw this costume together in just two days and on … Read more

Inexpensive DIY Costume Idea: Sharknado Coming Through!

Inexpensive DIY Costume Idea: Sharknado Coming Through!

So it was the week after the 4th of July, and I was sitting at a lunch table with my brother and family after being reunited with my brother after eight long weeks of not being able to see or talk to him while he was in basic training for the United States Air Force. … Read more

Sharknado and Killer Shark Couple’s Costume

Sharknado and Killer Shark Couple's Costume

My husband and I love Halloween and really enjoy coming up with creative costumes! After the craze of “Sharknado”, my husband had the great idea to go with this move as the theme of our costumes. We decided that I would be the tornado with sharks and he would be the “killer” shark from the … Read more

Fearless Fin Shepard Battles the Deadly Sharknado Couple Costume

Fearless Fin Shepard Battles the Deadly Sharknado Couple Costume

Sharknado became one of the most talked about movies of the summer.  After I saw it I knew that my boyfriend and I had to create a one of a kind costume for Halloween!  I immediately started hunting for Beanie Baby shark toys at garage sales.  I also started a stockpile of assorted bags of … Read more

Cool DIY Sharknado-Inspired Costume

Cool DIY Sharknado-Inspired Costume

This costume was inspired by the Syfi movie Sharknado. Since this is to be worn to the office on Halloween, I decided to make a waist length version with blue tulle to represent the ocean so I can sit and work.  You can easily extend the material to make a full length sharknado.  Total spent … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tornado Costume Idea

Coolest Homemade Tornado Costume Idea

My son comes up with some crazy ideas.  He loves weather, especially tornado’s, so that’s what he wanted to be.  I started with a base of chicken type wire rolled to make the shape.  Covered it with Halloween spider webs. Lightly sprayed it with gray spray paint. Then attached small toys like cars, trees, animals.  … Read more

For All Shapes and Sizes Tornado Costume

For All Shapes and Sizes Tornado Costume

As I lay on the floor with chicken wire attached to me, I wondered why I had to choose to become a tornado. Why not something simple, like a cat for instance. No, I was determined to be unique. Judging on how this costume set up was going, if I didn’t come out a whirling … Read more

Sexy Homemade Tornado Costume

A Halloween Costume to Remember:
A couple of years ago in my first semester of college, my roommates and I decided to host a Halloween party. I want

A sexy homemade Tornado costume to remember: A couple of years ago in my first semester of college, my roommates and I decided to host a Halloween party. I wanted to make a costume that people at the party would remember and ask me about it. I looked online for ideas and seen one that was … Read more

Coolest Tornado Costume

Homemade Tornado Costume

I came up with this Tornado Costume because of my daughter’s un-ending energy we call her “Hurricane Kelly” and since a hurricane would be very difficult to properly portray I gave her the tornado option. I made the framework for this from a decreasing helix of thin wire fencing then chicken wire all trimmed and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tornado Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Tornado Halloween Costume Idea

For this homemade tornado Halloween costume idea I wanted to use one of those tall bushel baskets as the frame, but ended up with a tomato cage. I cut it open, so it could be held opened while he stepped into it. I was going to cut out spots for his arm, but on my … Read more