Cool Gnome Illusion Costume

Cool Gnome Illusion Costume

Here’s how I made this gnome illusion costume: Hat: Large red felt square stapled shut at an offset angle. Braided yellow yarn into pigtails. Stapled them inside of red hat to secure location then hot glued in place. Mushroom: Opened a polka dot dog bed from the $5 store and inserted a hula hoop inside for … Read more

Creative Home Made Garden Mosaic Statue Costume

Creative Home Made Garden Mosaic Statue Costume

This year, I grew an extensive vegetable garden.  It was so impressive that when Halloween season began to approach, my friends started to suggest to me that I should really go as a farmer, or a plant, or some other garden-themed creation.  I thought about it, and finally decided I wanted to go as a … Read more

Friendly Lawn Ornaments Couple Costume

Friendly Lawn Ornaments Couple Costume

I had always wanted a tutu, so that was the inspiration to look for costume ideas that could incorporate one and decided on a pink flamingo. Making the tutu was easy but the most time-consuming step. I used a long piece of ribbon and tied tule strips to it. It took 3.5 spools of tule … Read more

Gnome Sitting on a Mushroom Costume

Gnome Sitting on a Mushroom Costume

I had no idea what I wanted to be for Halloween, but I had some criteria it needed to meet: creative, unusual, not the typical Sexed out female costume, funny, entertaining & wearable ( I had a FEW parties to go to and needed to be able to drive myself there and move around once … Read more

Homemade Gnome Illusion Costume

Homemade Gnome Illusion Costume

This Gnome illusion costume caught so much attention. Doesn’t take much to assemble it. A few items from your local thrift store, some felt, a swim noodle, safety pins,your time and a whole lot of hot glue! Use the swim noodle to construct the shape of the mushroom. Add your felt by wrapping it under … Read more

Cool Gnomes on a Toadstool Costume

This was the most time consuming project I have ever attempted... The only 2 items that were bought were the tights and the boy gnome's mask. T

This Gnomes on a Toadstool costume was the most time consuming project I have ever attempted. The only 2 items that were bought were the tights and the boy gnome’s mask. The fabric only started as fleece that I stiffened and hand sewed (I do not own a sewing machine).   My legs were made by duct … Read more

Cutest Baby Gnome Costume

This is a gnome costume I made for my son, Max, who is six months old.  I wanted to make his first halloween special by making him a unique cost

This is a baby gnome costume I made for my son, Max, who is six months old.  I wanted to make his first Halloween special by making him a unique costume that we would all remember forever! After a lot of brainstorming my husband and I agreed that a gnome would be the perfect choice.  … Read more

Easy Last-Minute Couple Halloween Costume: Gnomeo and Juliet

Last year, my family went to watch "Gnomeo & Juliet" and I immediately knew what I wanted to be for Halloween. For weeks, I worked on getting m

Last year, my family went to watch “Gnomeo & Juliet” and I immediately knew what I wanted to be for Halloween. For weeks, I worked on getting my straight laced, super uptight husband to agree to be “Joe-meo & Julia-et,” a play on our names. Somehow, I managed to convince him to go along for … Read more

Best Homemade Halloween Costume in Town: Gnome on a Toadstool!

I had to make this after seeing this costume on your site!! I used a red fleece blanket from Old Navy, 2 pool noodles, white felt (cut out in circles

I had to make this Gnome on a Toadstool after seeing this costume on your site!! I used a red fleece blanket from Old Navy, 2 pool noodles, white felt (cut out in circles) and elastic for the skirt. I used old black sweatpants that were too small and stuffed them with pieces of pool … Read more

Coolest Gnome on Toadstool Costume

toadstool made from sponge, a circle 80 cm in diameter. three dimensional created by four triangle cuttings around the circle, and pasting the edges

The toadstool was made from sponge, a circle 80 cm in diameter. three dimensional created by four triangle cuttings around the circle, and pasting the edges together, we cut a hole in the middle , so you can wear it as a skirt. We put paper circles on the sponge, and sprayed with red paint. … Read more

Coolest Zombie Gnome Costume

I made my zombie gnome costume from things I found at the thrift store, a Halloween shop, and some so old curtains I had at my house. I have always w

I made my Zombie Gnome costume from things I found at the Thrift store, a Halloween shop, and some so old curtains I had at my house. I have always wanted to incorporate two of my favorite things: zombies and gnomes. Since I am on the short side (5 foot), I thought it was perfect. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lawn Ornaments Couple Costume

Homemade Lawn Ornaments Couple Costume

My boyfriend was a garden gnome – he wore black pants and boots, and had some slip on boot covers (that cannot be seen in the picture). The shirt was from Old Navy and he wore a sweatshirt and a puffy vest for extra padding. We made the belt out of a wide strap of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yard Art Group Costume

Homemade Yard Art Group Costume

My best friends and I did a Homemade Yard Art Group Costume for Halloween this year and posed in a yard for pictures at a Halloween party! From left to right we were: a flamingo, a peeing cherub fountain, a garden gnome, and a pinwheel. The flamingo was created from pink cotton fabric, elastic sewn … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yard Gnome on a Toadstool Costume

Homemade Yard Gnome on a Toadstool Costume

I saw a young girl about six years old dressed up as this last year. I wanted to run with the idea this year because I think it is so funny and love to be extremely random. Last year I went as a bathtub, or rather a person in a bathtub! I made every inch … Read more

Coolest Homemade Garden Gnome on Toadstool Costume

Homemade Garden Gnome on Toadstool Costume

I wanted to be something different this year and decided that a garden gnome would allow me to dress warm underneath while I attended an outdoor party (I live in Wisconsin). I also wanted an “illusion” type costume, and this Homemade Garden Gnome on Toadstool Costume looked pretty simple to make. I used some of … Read more

Coolest Garden Gnome Halloween Costume

Garden Gnome Halloween Costume

This garden gnome Halloween costume was such a fun costume to make and to wear. First, I took two pool noodles and taped them in a straight line. Then glued the red fabric to them, stuffed it full of newspaper and used hot glue to hold it together. The mushroom stem is just made like … Read more

Coolest Gnome Halloween Costume

Never Roam Alone!

I wanted to do something original, cute and funny. One day the Travelocity Gnome popped into my head. Although a lot of people also thought I was David the Gnome. I hand sewed the Gnome Halloween costume outfit out of a fuzzy blue blanket. To do this I first cut a head hole on the … Read more

Coolest Travelocity Roaming Gnomette Adult Halloween Costume

Homemade Travelocity Roaming Gnomette Adult Halloween Costume

I made this Homemade Travelocity Roaming Gnomette Adult Halloween Costume. It is super easy to put this costume together and most of the items I purchased at the Dollar store or Goodwill, or had in my closet. Here is a list of the items you will need: 1 Black Skirt 1 Blue shirt or sweater … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flamingo Yard Art Costume

Coolest Homemade Flamingo Yard Art Costume

Skirt: Tulle (cut into 3-5″ width strips) attached to an elastic band using two different shades of pink. Top: I found a pink romper at Walmart for $3 on clearance and cut off the top to make my tube top. Black belt, black leggings and black shoes I already had on hand. Wings: I had … Read more

Coolest Homemade Garden Gnome Halloween Costume

Homemade Garden Gnome Halloween Costume

This is 3 year old, Conner. He LOVES the Travelocity commercials with the gnome. He calls it the “dee dee dee dee dee dee dee dee, I’ve got to get out of here” gnome (you know, from the commercial?). Anyway, when I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween this year, it was … Read more

Coolest Lawn Gnome Costume

Homemade Lawn Gnome Costume

I made this Lawn Gnome costume for my boyfriend for an impromptu costume party. I made the hat out of poster board and red felt. All I needed was a glue-gun! I found the clothes at a thrift store and the white beard at a costume store for only 5 bucks! Entire costume cost under … Read more

Coolest Garden Gnome On a Mushroom Costume

Coolest Garden Gnome On a Mushroom Costume 7

I originally came on to this site as inspiration for a Halloween costume. I have a graphic design background, so making my own costumes is a challenge but also my choice, I refuse to buy a costume. I found an illusion costume where a gnome is sitting on a mushroom, and I fell in love … Read more