Prettiest Indian Princess Costume Ever

Prettiest Indian Princess Costume Ever

I love creating costumes for the kids and what I do is nothing fancy or professional, I do it all by hand and it’s rough around the edges at time but the kids are always happy and their smiles make all the time and effort worth it.  This Indian Princess costume was by far my favorite to do, … Read more

Turkey Dog Costume: Recovering Puppies Can Be Festive Too!

Turkey Dog Costume: Recovering Puppies Can Be Festive Too!

My sweet puppy was scheduled to be neutered several days before Thanksgiving. Being a planner, I had his cute little Pilgrim costume ready to go for the big day. Unfortunately, Jax was not nearly as excited for his “man surgery” and had a rough recovery that called for an extra week wearing the dreaded Cone … Read more

Cool Homemade Pocahontas Costume

Cool Homemade Pocahontas Costume

I bought a simple tan dress at the Goodwill store for this Pocahontas costume ($7). Cut of one shoulder strap, measured and sewed to fit me. Took an old white men’s undershirt (free) and cut into fringes for the bottom and sewed. Then I cut a belt from a brown shirt from the Thrift shop ($1) and pinned it one. … Read more

Creative Turkey Head on Thanksgiving Table Costume Idea

Last year my son decided to be a Thanksgiving table.  This costume was super easy to create!  I just cut two squares out of cardboar

Last year my son decided to be a Thanksgiving table. This creative Turkey Head on Thanksgiving Table costume idea was super easy to create!  I just cut two squares out of cardboard and hot glued them together.  I also taped them together, for added security!  I cut a hole in the middle, large enough to fit … Read more

Coolest Homemade Roast Turkey Baby Costume

Homemade Roast Turkey Baby Costume

For the breast of this Roast Turkey Baby Costume I traced the roast turkey template. Cut out, creating two heart shapes of equal size. Sew and leave a 2-inch opening. I filled it with stuffing and closed it. Sew a straight line down the center. Tuck the point under. Cut out two 8-by-8-inch tabs. Sew … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterball Turkey Baby Costume

Homemade Butterball Turkey Baby Costume

I always refer to my son Adan as my butterball, when it came time for his first Halloween I had an epiphany in the frozen foods section. The best part is that you not only get a costume, you also get dinner. Supplies for this Butterball Turkey Baby Costume: – 1 turkey, 1 tan colored … Read more

Coolest Homemade Turkey Costume

Homemade Turkey Costume

When my 2-year old son came up with the creative idea of a Turkey Costume, I did my best to bring his idea to life. It was inexpensive and simple- and I am no seamstress! To make: 1.) Purchase two large pieces of brown felt. Cut a small circle in the middle of one piece, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

My Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume is made entirely out of brown paper bags. They were cut into strips and sown together with hemp to make the skirt. The vest was made by turning a bag upside down and cutting arm holes and then trimming it down to size. The front of the vest … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halloween Pumpkin Costume

Homemade Halloween Pumpkin Costume

This gorgeous Pumpkin Tutu Dress is a Homemade Halloween Pumpkin Costume I created for my daughter to wear this Halloween. The dress is made from yards of tulle in orange and sparkling gold. The top of the dress is lined with green leaves that have been embellished with gold glitter. This costume is actually two … Read more

Coolest Amish Couple Costume

Amish Couple Costume

Homemade in our native Pennsylvania, the Amish were a simple choice. Prior to our party, we did basic shopping for fresh bread and jarred jelly to give the host as a gift and people didn’t know if we were authentic Amish or not! The best part was not allowing the picture to capture our faces,as … Read more

Coolest Amish Costume

Homemade Amish Costume

It all started over a year ago, I went as Jesus and entered a contest on break.com. I received second place next to Billy Maze, poor guy. So this year I decided to push the spiritual envelope again. I was having trouble deciding how I was going to do it, but knew I needed to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Indian Costume

Homemade Indian Girl Costume

I had tons of fun making this Indian costume. I started with some fake suede from the fabric store. I used a shirt as the template for the top. It fitted like a vest and was all one piece. I didn’t want to have any stitching so it would be more authentic. I cut long … Read more

Coolest Little Chief Homemade Halloween Costume

Little Chief Homemade Halloween Costume

Our grandson Dallas is wearing an Indian Chief that was made from many of his grandfather’s hunting trophies. We always begin early Oct so we can enjoy the entire month with the kids. Dallas head dress is made from the feathers of 3 wild turkeys. The feathers were glued to a leather strap then rabbit … Read more

Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

The Homemade Native American Girl Costume is a simple pillow case dress with fringe glued all the way around. She’s wearing a wig with fabric trim fitted as a headband with feather embellishments. It was SO easy! We glued some of that fringe to her flip flops to,o instead of buying or making moccassins. Excellent.

Coolest Indian Couple Costume

Homemade  Indian Couple Costume

This Indian costume was put together literally hours before my boyfriend and I were about to go out for a Halloween party at his fraternity. College costumes for girls to purchase are so expensive! This was all made from brown fabric that we cut and and just started to tie around ourselves. We snipped and … Read more