Easy Tulle Snowman and Christmas Tree Couple Costume

Easy Tulle Snowman and Christmas Tree Couple Costume

Decided to DIY with my bestie for an ugly sweater christmas party. We went immediately to Jo-Ann Fabrics and bought some tulle, hot glue and glitter. We are so happy with how it turned out and the reaction of our friends was priceless. When all was said and done we really wanted to share our … Read more

The Scarves of Christmas Past Costume

The Scarves of Christmas Past Costume

I love creating an original Halloween costume for our school Halloween Parade every year. As a teacher, I’ve received dozens of scarves as gifts throughout the years and I wanted to use them in some fun way as a costume. I came up with “The Scarves of Christmas Past” for a costume based on The … Read more

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love competing in contests!  I try to make costumes that make people smile and they can relate to.  Usually I choose a weather theme but this year I decided it would be more for fun and not competition (well, that’s how it started at least.) My husband is … Read more

Cool Christmas Costume Idea – An Angel on a Tree!

My Little Christmas Tree Angel Costume

Here’s how I made my Christmas costume – A Tree Angel on a tree! I started with an old flower girl dress that was floor length.  Then, turned up the bottom so the skirt was half the length and hand stitched a few spots.  I took some thin rope light and hand sewed it to … 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

Easy No-Sew DIY Christmas in July Group Costume

This was one of our biggest hits on the courts and it was super easy to make. The girls costume on the left was actually purchased but the one on the right was handmade and they both look great.  You start with a plain red dress from a thrift shop.  Cut the top and bottom … Read more

Cool Jack Frost and Heat Miser Child’s Couple Costume

Cool Jack Frost and Heat Miser Child's Couple Costume

I have made a few homemade costumes before, it just takes imagination. My one son has bleach blonde hair, so he has gone as Billy Idol (when he was just two) and it fit him perfectly.  Then the following year was his little brother’s first Halloween, and they went as Mighty Mouse and Underdog, again … Read more

Cool Homemade Christmas Tree Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade Christmas Tree Halloween Costume

Christmas on Halloween? Hey, the Stores do it, Why Not? Spent way too much money on tulle,  made the skirt, ran out of tulle. I would have liked to use more but didn’t want to spend more money.  We sewed leaf sequins to her headband, and the star and Bought led battery lights.  She absolutely … Read more

Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer Couple Costume

Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer Couple Costume

I did this Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer couple costume with my friend from work for a “Christmas themed” costume. She dressed up as a  reindeer, and I went to Goodwill and bought over the belly button pants that we’re to short, wore bunchy socks, grandma shoes, huge glasses, and a Goodwill button up … Read more

The Happy Holidays Girls Group Costume

The Happy Holidays Girls Group Costume

This year we decided to make the Happy Holidays Girls group costume! All of the Holidays are hand made which makes them awesome! These ones were a little harder to make, but the finished product was worth the time and effort! The holidays consisted of a Easter Bunny, a Leprachaun, Santa, Cupid, and the Turkey! … Read more

Creative Homemade Christmas Tree and Present Couple Costume

My friend and I came up with the ingenious idea to mixup holidays with these costumes. Best part is they were ridiculously cheap. Everything we got w

My friend and I came up with the ingenious idea to make a creative homemade Christmas Tree and Present couple costume. Best part is they were ridiculously cheap. Everything we got was from the thrift store and it was all done in 1 day. Firstly the Xmas tree was a ton of fun to put … Read more

Coolest Last-Minute Heat Miser and Snow Miser Couple Costumes

Coolest Last-Minute Heat Miser and Snow Miser Couple Costumes

The night before our friends’ Halloween party in Cincinnati, we were faced with the expectation of surpassing our previous year’s Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein costumes. I’d always wanted to use another holiday (particularly Christmas) as inspiration, and this was my favorite TV special. It’s pretty clear from the photo that I spent more time … Read more

Coolest DIY Christmas Tree Costume

This is a 13 foot tall fully lit Christmas tree with 280 ornaments.  The constuction is pvc pipes, garlands, duct tape and two laundry baskets.&

This Christmas Tree costume is a 13 foot tall fully lit Christmas tree with 280 ornaments. The construction is PVC pipes, garlands, duct tape and two laundry baskets. The costume is supported on my head through out the night. One of the pictures shows a friend of mine wearing a Capt Crunch costume I created a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Character Costumes

Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Character Costumes

Based on the 1964 Rankin and Bass holiday classic Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, the Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Character Costumes were created to capture the true fun of the characters Rudolph, Yukon Cornelius and Bumble, the Abominable Snow Monster of The North. Rudolph and Yukon costumes were hand-stitched, using very simple patterns. And … Read more

Coolest Christmas Tree Homemade Costume

Christmas Tree Costume

Having always been a fan of making my own Halloween costume I decided I would “branch” out last year on this idea. I have seen many Christmas tree costumes online before but none of them had been very realistic. I spent many hours thinking of the best way to coordinate everything into making the best … Read more

Coolest Homemade Polar Express and Conductor Costume

Homemade Polar Express and Conductor Costume

My son is OBSESSED with The Polar Express. So when he said he wanted to be the Polar Express for Halloween, I did what any mother would do for her child. I made him a Homemade Polar Express and Conductor Costume! And to top it off, we used a blue suit and old TWA pilot’s … Read more

Coolest Christmas Tree Costume

Homemade Christmas Tree Costume

This Homemade Christmas Tree Costume began 9 yrs ago, when I made a Christmas tree costume for my 2 yr old daughter. When she won a contest that year, I was thrilled! Last year in August, I asked my daughter what she wanted to be for Halloween and she said, “Mother Nature! and why don’t … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation Costume

Homemade Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation Costume

I am a big fan of the movie Christmas Vacation and I wanted to recreate my favorite character Cousin Eddie for Halloween. I went on Ebay and found a short white robe that was similar to the one Cousin Eddie wore while pumping out is RV(15$). I also went on Ebay and found a white … Read more

Coolest Christmas Tree DIY Costume

Coolest Christmas Tree Costume

I took the idea from Katy Perry’s Christmas Tree costume. I wanted to make it like a dress, and it had to be awesome (I won the costume contest *-*). I drew the costume, but I’m not a good designer, so I’ll not show the drawing. I used satin and buckram to do it look … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Costume

Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Costume

When my son was younger he enjoyed dressing up as animals. This year (2007) he wanted a Homemade Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Costume. I used a child-sized sewing pattern for a bunny for the main body of the costume. I cut freehand the ears, antlers, nose and hoofs. The eyes are made out of … Read more

Homemade Christmas Costume

This costume was actually made in 4 pieces. The first was the skirt which had a crinoline. The next two were like shawls and the hat. The costume was made out of felt fabric. Then garland (light-weight) decorations and lights were sewn onto to the main costume. The hat was made out of some old … Read more

Coolest Christmas Costume

Christmas Comes Early

My idea for this Halloween came a week before last Halloween. I am a costume NUT! I already have some ideas for next year. I am into family themes as you can see. I have two girls and a boy. Luckily, my oldest 4 year old is pretty much game for anything as long as … Read more

Coolest Christmas Elf Costume

Little Elf Santa's Helper

Found under the tree Xmas morning. Not! This Christmas Elf costume took me weeks to fabricate. I used curtain material for the body, satin for the cuffs and trim , felt for the ears. (add some bells and whala!) I was due to go out for a Christmas eve drink with my girlfriends I finished … Read more