Family Tree Costume

Family Tree Costume

I used a pop-up laundry basket for the torso of the costume and covered it with a large turtle neck shirt. I stapled the basket to the shirt around the collar and bottom hem, and then stuffed the sleeves with small dryer vent hoses. Then I covered the whole torso with paper mache strips of … Read more

Homemade Artistic Tree Woman Costume

Homemade Artistic Tree Woman Costume

The story of this costume actually starts with my 2013 Halloween costume, which included a large homemade pumpkin head I’d made out of an old piece of upholstery foam. The costume-making mess left me with a large garbage bag full of foam scraps that I really didn’t want to toss in the landfill, so I … Read more

Cool Twinkling Christmas Tree Costume

Cool Twinkling Christmas Tree Costume

I made this costume for my next door neighbor Lilly! I wanted to do something happy and bright! When I was young the high school parade floats were always made in my grandparents garage which I have great memories of getting to help out. So I decided to try and create a costume using this … Read more

Cool Walking Tree Costume on Stilts

Cool Walking Tree Costume on Stilts

My kids decided that they both wanted to have quad costumes, that is to walk on all fours. I am always up for the challenge but I worried that I had over extended myself by committing to two such huge projects, but they jumped in and helped and we pulled it off. The kids wanted … Read more

Original Homemade Shel Silverstein The Giving Tree Costume

Original Homemade Shel Silverstein The Giving Tree Costume

My eight-year-old daughter had to dress up as her favorite literary character for school this year, so when I was tossing around ideas for Halloween costumes my favorite childhood book, The Giving Tree, popped into my head first thing. I’ve always loved the story about the little boy going through the stages of life with … Read more

Original and Easy Costume for a Child – Be an Apple Tree!

Cool Little Tree Costume

I made this easy costume – a tree costume – for my son’s poem contest. At first, I didn’t have any idea what I was going to do… Since the tittle of the poem is The Little Plant, I thought of making a seed costume, but I changed my mind and thought that it would … Read more

Homemade Bob Ross and His Happy Little Tree Halloween Costume

Homemade Bob Ross and His Happy Little Tree Halloween Costume

My boyfriend and I wanted to do something that was different than the traditional costumes that you purchase at the Halloween store. We both grew up watching Bob Ross paint and still make jokes about happy little trees to this day so when I got the idea for this costume he was all for it. … Read more

Cool Toilet-Papered Tree Costume

Cool Toilet-Papered Tree Costume

This past Halloween I decided to be a tree. Then, I thought, wouldn’t it be funny to be a tree that had been toilet papered? Many of us have been either on the giving or receiving side of that classic high school prank. My family’s house and trees were toilet papered once (to both my horror and … Read more

Last-Minute Walking Tree Costume

Last-Minute Walking Tree Costume

It wasn’t horribly difficult for my stepdaughter and I to make this walking tree costume. The hardest part was finding the box that was big enough. We found a thin piece of metal that was sturdy enough to keep the round shape and used that at the top and stapled it to the box. Then took a … Read more

Original Girl in a Tree Illusion Costume

Original Girl in a Tree Illusion Costume: My ten year old daughter came up with this idea and built just about all of this costume by herself. She won the grand prize at her school's trunk-a-t

My ten year old daughter came up with this idea and built just about all of this costume by herself. She won the grand prize at her school’s trunk-a-treat costume contest and most creative at her school’s Halloween parade. It was hilarious seeing her walk around the neighborhood at night as a girl in a … Read more

Cool Homemade Tree Costume

To create the head of my tree costume I used a hat which I wrapped in flower foam and taped in place using packaging tape.   I wrapped the foam

To create the head of my tree costume I used a hat which I wrapped in flower foam and taped in place using packaging tape.  I wrapped the foam hat with burlap and then sewed a burlap mask around the perimeter which hangs down to my shoulders.  I cut a face hole in the front … Read more

Coolest Apple Tree Child Costume Idea

My son has been very creative at coming up with costumes.  One year he really wanted to be an apple tree, so we did our best to oblige & thi

My son has been very creative at coming up with costumes.  One year he really wanted to be an apple tree, so we did our best to oblige and this is our Apple Tree child costume i.dea We took a large piece of cardboard and cut out the shape of a tree, wrapping the trunk … Read more

Coolest Homemade Oak Tree Costume

tree costume

The theme of the event was Robin Hood, but I knew all the women would go as Maid Marion or a wench and I wanted something different. I went in an Oak tree costume. I started off making the hat by finding a bowl that fitted on my head. I then covered this with paper … Read more

Cutest Homemade Tree Costume

Our son wanted to be a scary tree and there are no "tree costumes" that we could buy so we got some material from Joanns and a lot of leafs from mi

Our son wanted to be a scary tree and there are no “tree costumes” that we could buy so we got some material from Joanns and a lot of leaves from Michael’s. We made his body suite to be shaped like the trunk and we made a hat to hold the leaves and branches and … Read more

Original Four Season Trees, Mother Nature and Father Time Group Costume

Halloween 2008 we went as trees in each season along with Mother Nature and Father Time.
Mother nature wore an old dress and accesorized with craft

Halloween 2008 we went as original four season trees, mother nature and father time group costume. Mother nature wore an old dress and accessorized with craft store garland, flowers, birds etc…Father time borrowed the robe, a clock from his mantle, and bought the faux-sickle. As for the trees, we got 99% of our items at … Read more

Coolest Garden Halloween Costume

Dirt /Grass Picture

I started this garden Halloween costume with an idea, of anything that you can find that would be on grass, hence the fence, dogs running around, dog fencing, dog poo(with a fly attached to it, ha!) airplane, car, flower, golf ball, and golf flag, added a fence, and woolah! I used a small tote lid … Read more

Coolest Tree Halloween Costume

The Coolest Tree in town!

When my 5-year-old told me he wanted to be a tree for Halloween, I quickly agreed, then thought, “Oh, no! What have I gotten myself into?” After doing some brainstorming, and a trip to both the craft store and the fabric store, here is my Tree Halloween costume. The “hat” inside the tree is made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halloween Tree Costume

Homemade Halloween Tree Costume

I made the Homemade Halloween Tree Costume out of Great Stuff foam spray, coat hangers and spray paint. I first made a cylinder mold with cardboard putting cardboard in the arm holes to keep them open. Then attached wax paper to the cardboard. I then began spraying horizontal lines of foam around the mold, leaving … Read more

Coolest Autumn Tree Costume

Homemade Autumn Tree Costume

Just started this Homemade Autumn Tree Costume with a big girl’s turtle neck. Sewed and glued fall leaves down both arms and around neck. Scattered some around bodice for color too. Headpiece is a Statue of Liberty crown sprayed brown, and loaded with real twigs, leaves and stones for sparkle. Took her suede brown boots … Read more

Coolest Tree Costume

Homemade Tree Costume

For Halloween 2010 myself and a group of girlfriends were going out in Nottingham and wanted to a theme for our costumes. We decided on Robin Hood (for obvious reasons) and quite quickly every chose their costume. We had Robin Hood, Maid Marion, The Sheriff of Nottingham and Richard the Lion Heart. I really struggled … Read more

Bush Costume

Bush Costume

“The bush” is a double meaning costume. Let’s begin with how this concept came about. It started that I wanted to be poison ivy because she has red hair as do I. So I decided I would make it myself because all the poison ivy costumes I saw were too cheesy for my taste. So … Read more

Bush Man Costume

Bush Man Costume

This bush man costume is an original costume made by fake leaves I bought at a craft store and old clothes I found around my house. I either hot glued or sewed all of the leaves onto my sweatshirt, sweatpants, or the toboggan I cut eyes and a mouth into. I strongly recommend that though … Read more

Coolest Bush Costume

Homemade Bush Costume

Hello, my name is Laura, I’m a senior in high school, and I make crazy costumes for my school’s spirit week and for Halloween, and here I am as bush. This is particularly relevant to me because I made a pun out of this costume. My name is Laura, so when anyone asked, I said … Read more

Coolest Coconut Tree Costume

Coconut Tree Costume

I made this coconut tree costume for my daughter. She loved it. She got so many compliments on this costume. And I had a lot of fun making it too. I bought some green cotton blend fabric,some stiff interfacing, floral wire and poster board. A friend of mine gave me some brown fabric. I used … Read more