God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

We searched and searched for ideas that nobody else has really done too often, I had watched the movie Immortals and said I wanted that helmet Poseidon wears. Then came the idea to create the entire costume and I searched whom his lover was, it ended up being Medusa. My girlfriend searched for ideas on … Read more

Cool Greek Gods and Goddesses Family Costume

Cool Greek Gods and Goddesses Family Costume

Before there was Narnia, Avengers or Dr. Who (all pop-mythology we LOVE) there was Greek mythology. Thus, our family chose to dress as gods and goddesses of the Greek Pantheon this Halloween. I am Hera, the mother. My oldest son Avery is Apollo, the intellectual. My daughter Clara is Artemis, the huntress, and my youngest … Read more

Kratos The God of War Costume

Kratos The God of War Costume

Before I get into how I made the pieces of the Kratos costume, I will start with saying it took about 4 hours to get the body paint done. Most of which I spent with my arms in the air so the paint did not stick together. Everyone thought it was funny and I had … Read more

Creepy Homemade Costume: The Morrigan Has Come to Take Your Soul!

Creepy Homemade Costume: The Morrigan Has Come to Take Your Soul!

As always, this year’s costume (2011), morphed as I progressed.  I knew I wanted it to be  ghost or ghoul, but that was about the only thing that remained the same from start to finish. Being an opera fan, I decided the ghost would be the character of Lucia, after her untimely demise by suicide. … Read more

Homemade Hera – Queen Goddess Costume

Homemade Hera - Queen Goddess Costume

My son and I have been sharing the percy jackson novels and he was percy jackson this year and i was Hera.  the robes were simple,  a sheet from the thrirft store cut in a few spots for my head and arms,  sandals spraypainted gold and a cool belt also from the thrift store.   … Read more

Sexy Last-Minute Greek Gods Couples Costume

This was probably one of the best, one day costume I have ever put together! I bought fabric and gold ribbon. I had needle and thread at home an

This was probably one of the best, one day costume I have ever put together! I bought fabric and gold ribbon. I had needle and thread at home and we used our own flip flops. I bought glow in the dark tridents from The Dollar Tree. I wrapped the fabric around the shoulder and around the … Read more

Easy Toga Time Costume For Teens

When chosing a Halloween costume I always try to be the most creative and think of things that aren't overdone or too provocative. I find that a lot

When choosing a Halloween costume I always try to be the most creative and think of things that aren’t overdone or too provocative. I find that a lot of teenage girls my age just perceive Halloween as a time to show off as much skin as possible. I believe that you can still be sexy … Read more

Coolest Greek Costume

These costumes were sooo easy to make and we got so many compliments, it was sooo worth it!I simply bought white fabric( you can use old white linen)

These costumes were sooo easy to make and we got so many compliments, it was sooo worth it! I simply bought white fabric (you can use old white linen) for each one of us. For my younger daughter I folded the fabric in half, cut a hole for the head and glued gold fabric I … Read more

Coolest Greek Homemade Costumes

Greek Homemade Costumes

My daughter’s disco theme was twins. We come up with the idea of Gemini (the star sign) which represents twins. It just so happened that I had some material in the cupboard – white dance time satin and some gold. I had been shopping the week before and I saw this fabric on sale (as … Read more

Coolest Homemade Greek Costume

Homemade Greek Costume

My husband and I had a really hard time thinking up a costume last year, but we decided at the last minute to be a Greek God and Goddess. We went to WalMart and bought white sheets, leaves from the floral section, and gold rope from the craft section. When we got home, we cut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Greek God and Goddess Couple Costume

Homemade Greek God and Goddess Couple Costume

I didn’t like any of the toga costumes I saw in the store. They were overpriced and cheaply made and besides, I couldn’t find one large enough for my broad shouldered husband, so I decided to make my own Homemade Greek God and Goddess Couple Costume. These costumes were sewn using patterns from McCalls that … Read more