Insanely Huge Homemade T-Rex Halloween Costume

t-rex halloween costume

My son comes up with the costume ideas for Halloween, and puts me to work.  So, we made an insanely huge dinosaur T-Rex Halloween costume. It’s hard to see how huge it was from the pictures. It stands about 8 or 9 feet tall, 4 1/2 feet wide, and 16 feet long. Making the T-Rex … Read more

Awesome Homemade Spinosaurus Dinosaur Costume

spinosaurus dinosaur costume

My son wanted a Spinosaurus dinosaur costume for Halloween, which was no surprise to me. So I went to planning. We spent over 10 hours and about $44 in making this costume. The costume is made mostly of craft foam, fabric, and paint. The Head The head was the first step and the hardest step … Read more

Awesome Homemade Huge T-Rex Costume

I built a 13′ long 7′ tall T-Rex costume after being inspired by classic Jurassic Park and a YouTube video where a dinosaur scares people coming elevators. It has an aluminum backpack and neck linkage system. That allows me to control the head (twist/nod/pan) with handlebars inside. Bike cables allow me to chomp the mouth. … Read more

Rare Lizasaurus Rex Costume

Rare Lizasaurus Rex Costume

This is my T-Rex Costume made entirely of cardboard boxes, a whole lot of duct tape, and some green spray paint. I love dinosaurs and I love to make costumes from boxes, so this was a lot of fun, despite the amount of logistics that had to go into engineering the articulating legs. I was … Read more

Super Cool Homemade Dinosaur Couple Costume

Super Cool Homemade Dinosaur Couple Costume

This year for Halloween, my boyfriend and I wanted to stick with a costume that was basic in principle, but innovative in terms of execution. We decided that creating our own one-of-a-kind dinosaurs (T-Rex and Dilophosauras) was the way to achieve just that.  I’ve seen several dinosaur costumes over the years, but I wanted ours … Read more

Epic DIY Cyborg T-Rex Costume

Epic DIY Cyborg T-Rex Costume

Earlier in the year I had been thinking about our annual costume party we have in the weeks before Halloween and what I was going to do this year. I wanted it to be memorable and over the top. I had seen videos of velociraptor and baby t-Rex costumes and the companies that make them … Read more

Easy Last Minute Carton Box Dinosaur Costume

Easy Last Minute Carton Box Dinosaur Costume

The theme was ‘Blast From the Past’ the setting was the Franz Josef Glacier Guides 2013 Christmas Staff Party. And I was flat broke. Franz Josef is a tiny tourist town of 350 permanent residents on the West Coast of NZ. As Australian native, I moved there in 2013 to work on the glacier as … Read more

Fun and Easy Sexy Dinosaur Group Halloween Costume

Fun and Easy Sexy Dinosaur Group Halloween Costume

A group of friends and I love halloween and try to have the most unique costumes every year! We always want to wear something that now one else  will have. Last year we came up with the ideas to be dinosaurs. We each chose a dinosaur we wanted to be and decided what color we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Velociraptor Costume

Coolest Homemade Velociraptor Costume

I have loved dinosaurs ever since I was a little girl, and this Halloween, I knew right away what I wanted to dress up as- a Velociraptor! This was probably my most ambitious costume to date, and my lovely boyfriend was a tremendous help to me while making it. I thoroughly enjoyed wearing it out, … Read more

Amazing Dinosaur Trainer Illusion Costume for a Boy

Amazing Dinosaur Trainer Illusion Costume for a Boy

When asking my kids what they wanted to be I should have expected exactly what I got.  It’s not hard coming up for costumes for Ariel and Snow White.  The difficulty comes when your 7 year old self-proclaimed Dinosaur Expert says “I want to be a dinosaur!”  Never ask what kind and how might I … Read more