Coolest Recycled DIY Dragon Princess Costume

Dragon Princess

This was a hard one everything but the kitchen sink in here. Most of it was recycled from a dumpster. A lot of foam like would be used in a sofa. I started with crutches and curved them around the body. Then I re-enforced with 2×4’s the neck has a sewer pipe and  boards in … Read more

Amazing Homemade Dragon Costume

Amazing Homemade Dragon Costume

I’ve always loved dragons ever since I was a kid and this love or rather obsession has led me to build several dragon masks which I then usually auction off to other enthusiasts. However, I never made a dragon that was solely mine or a full body to go along with the mask. So with … Read more

Homemade Knight of the Living Dead Costume

Homemade Knight of the Living Dead Costume

So, I am a huge Halloween enthusiast! Every year, I always get super excited about planning and creating a costume.  Being that I was in the Marine Corps for 4 years and missed out on celebrating my favorite holiday all that time, when I finally came back home I told myself I would make up … Read more

Viking and Dragon Love Couple Costume

Viking and Dragon Love Couple Costume

It all began with boots. I wanted the boots. That was how I decided on the costume. My husband David and I make our own couples costumes every year for Halloween. We’ve had so much fun with it over the years that it has become a very big deal, shrouded in secrecy – all of … Read more

The Ruby Dragon – Women’s Costume

The Ruby Dragon - Women's Costume

Being a person who often has body image and self esteem issues Halloween is really my favorite holiday! It is the time of year where I can be whatever or whoever I want and I never get that feeling of ew I look hideous! This costume was supposed to be super easy. Order a dress … Read more

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

I had never really entered a contest before but I needed the money for something very special and specific. So I decided I would enter with a funny costume. We had this unicorn head from a few yrs ago lying around and I thought that would be a good idea, because the funny costumes always … Read more

Alanadragon – Purple Lightening Breathing Dragon Costume

Alanadragon - Purple Lightening Breathing Dragon Costume

My 9 year old granddaughter Alana loves the video game Skylander, and I love dragons, so together we designed the Alanadragon with traits from all of our favorite dragons. Once we made our sketches, decided the colors, shape, characteristics etc. we were very lucky to find the perfect purple fabric that already had scales! We … Read more

Dramatic Dragon Group Costume

Dramatic Dragon Group Costume

There have been many movies lately with dragons spotlighted and it’s been on my mind. When we saw the Disney movie Maleficent, my son said, “Dad, let’s build a dragon for our Halloween costumes!” So I started to think about how I could do that, I knew I wanted to build something big and imposing.  … Read more

Cool Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

Cool Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

This is my husband in the “Dragon Rider” costume that I made for him. The head base was shaped from newspaper and masking tape. Then covered with layers of paper mache. When that was dry, the base was hollowed out and the entire dragon head was covered and sculpted with layers of fabric mache. After … Read more

Pretty Unicorn Costume

Pretty Unicorn Costume

To make this unicorn costume, you’ll need: 1. White unitard. 2. Two pairs of white tights – convert one of the pairs into sleeves by cutting off the feet and the center that passes between the legs. This will be where you head comes through (arms where legs usually go). 3. Two white or silver … Read more

How to Build a Cool Dragon Costume

How to Build a Cool Dragon Costume

My family loves, loves, LOVES Halloween. Costume ideas are discussed all year. This year my son decided to be a dragon…not at cute, fuzzy, wings under his armpits dragon, but a D-R-A-G-O-N!! He told me it had to have a frame that he can stand in and control all the parts. After much thought and … Read more

The Smallest Homemade Unicorn Baby Costume

The Smallest Homemade Unicorn Baby Costume

I made this little unicorn costume for my 10 month old daughter’s first halloween! So it had to be special! I just love unicorns and I thought it was pretty original, I haven’t seen any unicorn costumes before for littles! I used a shiny somewhat irridescent velour for the main fabric. I used a metallic … Read more

Coolest Kid’s Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Coolest Kid's Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Several months after last year’s Halloween, my 9 year old son decided he wanted to be a medieval knight for Halloween this year.  In my household, Halloween is a pretty big deal and we make our costumes, so this wasn’t going to be just any knight costume – we were going to go for full … Read more

Knight in Shiny Armour Costume

Knight in Shiny Armour Costume

Keeton loves Mike the Knight and wanted to be a knight this year for Halloween, but all of the costumes we found were either one piece jump suits or really fake plastic looking. So we decided to look at some photos of suits of armour and make our own. We had no idea what a … Read more

Very Detailed Barbarian / Shaman Costume!

Very Detailed Barbarian / Shaman Costume!

Behold! This is my fantasy shaman costume that I wore to the 2014 Bay Area Renaissance Festival. This is the second costume that I’ve put together. What is it made from? This costume was made almost entirely of scraps and scrounged items. The leather armor is somewhat hardened (through boiling) and backed with fake fur, … Read more

Dragon Trainer Gone Wrong Costume

Dragon Trainer Gone Wrong Costume

Here’s my Dragon Trainer gone wrong costume. I had other costumes in mind this year and even started them but was watching “how to train your dragon” and it came to me, what if it went wrong and the dragon didn’t like their trainer. So I decided to make a shoulder dragon that moved and … Read more

Dragon Head Costume Made with Paper Mache

Dragon Head Costume Made with Paper Mache

For this homemade dragon head costume I used a large balloon (the kind that have the elastic band attached that kids like to bop around work well) for the mold – just make sure it is a big one. I bought wallpaper paste from the store and employed a lot of daily-journal paper. I cut … Read more

Dragon and Fairy Princess Couple Costume

Dragon and Fairy Princess Couple Costume

My husband and I love Halloween. We kinda got together on Halloween several years ago and every year we try to go big. Well, at least I do and I think my husband is just fine to go along for the ride because he knows how happy it makes me.  In 2009 we decided to … Read more

XIV Century Knight Costume

XIV Century Knight Costume

This XIV Century Knight costume is 100% hand-made costume. I was making this costume all week for my 7 year old son Olek. This is costume a Polish knight from XIV century. This eagle in the coat of arms is also from XIV century. Knight in his armor has OUR family coat of arms – TRZASKA … Read more

Cowboy Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

Cowboy Dragon Rider Illusion Costume

This is Jared at about age 7. These are two costumes we had from earlier years we thought would look good sewed together, it took alittle patience and some vision but I think the work paid off.It looks great and is very wearable and stylish, and with his cosplay while wearing it he brought it … Read more

Coolest Minecraft Ender Dragon Costume with Articulated Wings

Coolest Minecraft Ender Dragon Costume with Articulated Wings

I love making Halloween costumes for the kids, but I’ve noticed as they get older, the costume choices are becoming more challenging!  This year, my 7 yo son hit me with a real stumper – he wanted a Minecraft Ender Dragon, with wings that ‘really worked’.  Ok.  No problem.  Anyone who knows minecraft, knows how … Read more

The Dragon vs. The Knight Couple Costume

The Dragon vs. The Knight Couple Costume

Apparently a simple loving couples costume is to much to ask for from a girl and guy who love fantasy. I have always loved dragon and my boyfriend has (somehow) always been cool with this. This year I saw a cute costume online and loved it BUT it cost a total of $400 once you … Read more

Fun and Simple Dragon Costume

Fun and Simple Dragon Costume

This is a great costume for a young boy or girl who enjoys dragons! My son is in Pre-K and they had a book report due in a week. They had to choose their favorite book, create a poster board about it and dress up like a character from the story. Well leave it up … Read more