Not-So-Scary Child Medusa Homemade Costume

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I love making Halloween costumes for my daughter and this past year she wanted to be something fun and not kiddie.  So I looked at some ideas and suggested Medusa.  I showed her some ideas and when I said we can even spray your hair green, she was all for it. I started with a … Read more

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

I am wearing my homemade Medusa costume. The idea came to me when I went to Ren Fest one weekend dressed in my ice dragon costume and a boy called me Medusa. I never thought of being her, but the tragic tale struck a chord with me. I did tons of research. Not only was … Read more

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

My inspiration for the dress came to me when I was watching the cheesy 80’s movie Clash of the Titans. I had bought the dress from a yard sale earlier this summer. The dress is actually an old wedding dress I found in a yard sale for $8.00, I then used eight cans of cheap … Read more

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

I have to come right out and admit that I can’t take complete credit for this one. The design, styling, and sewing was all me, but the idea was from a little friend… literally. I work at an elementary school and I’ve always enjoyed working with kids because there’s never a dull moment. I’m the … Read more

Medusa Costume for a Girl

Medusa Costume for a Girl

My daughter is wearing this Medusa costume. She wanted to be something or someone scary for Halloween. So after some thinking we came up with Medusa. For the costume we used black leggings (which I pulled fishnet hose over and spray painted green to make it look like scales), black combat boots, black fishnet gloves, … Read more

Cool Medusa Costume

Cool Medusa Costume

The idea for this Medusa costume came when I received something in the mail that was wrapped in a large piece of bubble wrap. It looked  like snake skin and Medusa was born. I don’t sew but I hot glue very well! I dry brushed the bubble wrap with metallic paint, cut the shapes I … Read more

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

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

I am super proud of two parts to this Medusa costume – the headpiece and the boots. Both took me days to create. For the headpiece, I took at long wig and braided two strands of hair with a pipe cleaner (So I could bend them afterwards). Once this was done, I sewed pieces of … Read more

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

After many searches for Halloween costumes on Google, I came across photos of Medusa. I didn’t realize there were so many options for Medusa! I decided to create my own costume instead of buying a commercialized costume that costs way too much for what you get. My hat was made out of shaped copper wiring … Read more

Homemade Medusa Costume – 150 Shades of Snakes

Homemade Medusa Costume - 150 Shades of Snakes

Medusa… Let me turn you to stone! I made every single part of my costume, head to toe (well maybe not the shoes :3) I really loved how this costume came out. I received a lot of compliments and everyone had to touch my wig! They wanted to know what it was made of as … Read more

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

This Medusa snake costume took a little time to make, but was pretty easy! First, I purchased several small snakes, green and silver spray paint, glitter, a plain black jumpsuit, and fishnet tights. I placed the fishnets over the black jumpsuit and sprayed it with green and silver spray paint to get the reptile look. I … Read more

Medusa the Amazon – Sexiest Homemade Medusa Costume

Medusa the Amazon - Sexiest Homemade Medusa Costume

I had a blast making this sexy homemade Medusa costume. This was a nice outlet for me to escape a stressful month, even adults have to have fun right? The headpiece was the most fun for me to make! I bought about 30 black mini snakes (the cheap small ones that you can get about … Read more

Sexy Versace Style Medusa Costume

Sexy Versace Style Medusa Costume

The original story of Medusa always fascinated me when I was growing up, so I decided to create my interpretation of her costume this year. After doing some research online I was going to go the route of cutting off the front of a baseball cap and then adorning it with snakes. I got a … Read more

Beautifully Crafted Sexy Medusa Costume

Beautifully Crafted Sexy Medusa Costume

So this is my golden sexy Medusa costume, I hope you like it :) Skirt: I made the skirt out of a crunched strapless dress, tulle and spray paint. I just added lots and lots of tulle at the bottom and spray painted the skirt using stockings to create a scale look. Top: I used … Read more

Amazing Medusa Costume and Makeup

Amazing Medusa Costume and Makeup

It was my daughter’s idea to be Medusa this year and I was super excited and up for the challenge. I knew that I wanted a full on showstopper of a wig and not a headdress, so I sat down and sketched out how to tackle this hair.  Immediately I thought of those white foam spheres … Read more

Cool Homemade Medusa Costume with Head Full of Snakes

Cool Homemade Medusa Costume

My Medusa costume was easy to make and the reactions were great. People asked “where did you buy the hat”. Headpiece–The costume was constructed of a foam cap as a base and then layered with the below coil decorations, topped with rubber snakes from the dollar store. Each layer spray painted with metallic paint before … Read more

NH Pumpkin Festival Medusa Costume

NH Pumpkin Festival Medusa Costume

I made this Medusa costume for the World Record Pumpkin Festival 2014 in Keene, NH. Each year Keene has a pumpkin festival to celebrate Halloween and keep the world record of the most lit jack-o-lanterns in a city. There’s always a high level of well thought out costumes and I try for originality each year. Making … Read more

Best Homemade Medusa Costume Ever!

Best Homemade Medusa Costume Ever!

I love dressing up for Halloween, but the one thing I always wanted to be was MEDUSA!  But I could never figure out how on earth to do it.   The most challenging part was her snake hair. Rubber snakes were too heavy to use, plus costly.  Store bought Medusa snake hair looked cheap and fake.  … Read more

Cool and Creepy Homemade Medusa Costume

Cool and Creepy Homemade Medusa Costume

For the dress of this cool and creepy Medusa costume, I used a long black summer dress with a net type cardigan as a jacket The headdress was made from a headband and a woven leather belt from the thrift store and plastic dollar store snakes.  I cut out a cardboard tiara shape and glued it to a … Read more

Pretty Homemade Medusa Costume

Coolest Homemade Medusa Costume

This homemade Medusa costume was inspired by a beauty of Greek mythology! What’s more halloween than a woman’s hair made of squirming, squiggly snakes! Gross right! I love this costume. It was perfect for school and a night out. Medusa is all about the hair! I started with a curly red wig to attach the … Read more

Perseus and Medusa Couple Halloween Costume

Perseus and Medusa Couple Halloween Costume

My husband and I always try to come up with a good, original couples costume for the annual adults-only Halloween party we attend.  I had always had a fascination with Medusa, and my husband was thrilled to be the manly Perseus: the man who slayed the evil Medusa. These costumes were EXTREMELY time-consuming, especially Medusa’s … Read more

Cool DIY Medusa Halloween Costume

Cool DIY Medusa Halloween Costume

I’m a nut for Halloween. My  kids say I go over the top but I’ll let you be the judge. I started with the idea for the hair.  I decided that a bright red wigs found at a thrift store  would  work.  Next I bought 36 rubber snakes.  Attaching them was more difficult.  I  cut … Read more

Homemade Medusa the Warrior Costume for a Woman

Homemade Medusa the Warrior Costume for a Woman

The bow is PVC pipe that was heated with a heat gun to bend. I then painted it black. Once dry, I covered it in a fishnet stocking an painted it orange, bronze, and white to make a snake pattern. I then attached a bowstring. The headpiece is a soccer ball, foam, and wire with rubber snakes. … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume for a Woman: Fierce Medusa

Cool Homemade Costume for a Woman: Fierce Medusa

It’s Halloween season and you’re tired of the typical traditional women’s costumes in the stores and online. Besides them being common they can get pretty expensive when you add the accessories and the makeup the next thing you know you have no money to spend on your night out to show off your costume. This … Read more