Coolest Butterfly Catcher in Disguise

I bought the top and bottom. The big  butterfly was already on there so I created it from there. Everything else was painted on . For detai

This is my Butterfly Catcher in disguise costume. I bought the top and bottom. The big  butterfly was already on there so I created it from there. Everything else was painted on. For details I added ladybugs and used string cord for cocoons. My daughter made butterfly clothespin with tissue paper, pipe cleaners, markers and paint. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Camper’s Nightmare Costume

Homemade Camper's Nightmare Costume

A Camper’s Worst Nightmare … While searching the internet for inspiration, my son and I came across a pre-made “The Bugs are Biting “costume. This got us started on our Homemade Camper’s Nightmare Costume. Different plastic bugs were purchased at various stores and the jeans and shirt were picked up at a local thrift store. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Insect Catcher Costume

Homemade Insect Catcher Costume

I want to share with everyone the product I use that has truly changed my Halloween costume making and has made anything possible. After years of experimenting with paper mache (too heavy), wire and fabric (not stable enough) and many other methods, I finally found plumbing pipe insulation. This is extremely light weight, bendable, sturdy … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Catcher Costume

Homemade Butterfly Catcher Costume

There were three main parts to this Homemade Butterfly Catcher Costume, the net, hat and clothes. The only thing that I needed to buy was pith helmet, net fabric, and fake butterflies. I bought a 9 pack of orange butterflies for about $10 that happened to be at a museum that I was at. For … Read more

Insect Catcher Costume

3rd Place Winner of our 2007 Homemade Halloween Costumes ContestClick Here to View Other Winners We dressed Jordan up as an insect catcher. She wore “nature lovers” clothes, a butterfly net, hiking boots etc. We made pipe cleaner insects and sewed them on her clothing. Then we took a shoe box, cut out the back … Read more