Coolest Mexican Pinata Costume

I had a Mexican themed party for my 30th birthday this year. I figured there would be lots of ponchos & sombreros so I wanted to wear something r

I had a Mexican themed party for my 30th birthday this year. I figured there would be lots of ponchos and sombreros so I wanted to wear something really unique. I spent a while going through my options – corn chip, chilli, jar of salsa and then finally decided to go in a Mexican Pinata … Read more

Colorful Homemade Donkey Piñata Costume

Posing right after I finished making the costume.

I started by cutting the tissue paper that I bought from the Dollar store into strips then cutting vertical so that the paper can blow in the wind like a real piñata. Then I used blue scotch tape to stick each strip of paper on my old sweats and sweater. About 6 hours later I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mariachi Costume

Homemade Mariachi Costume

Halloween is a big thing for our family, we are always competing and this year I wanted something original for my 6 year old son. And since we are Mexican American I wanted to go with that theme that’s why the idea of a Homemade Mariachi Costume. I got an old black suite from a … Read more

Original Homemade Pinata Costume

Homemade Pinata Costume

I made my Pinata Costume by buying a pinata and cutting it in half. I bought a bright dress, and I tied the pinata around my waist. I then dangled candy from strings from the pinata. I glued candy onto a headband, and carried a bat around with me!

Coolest Piñata Couple Costume

Piñata Couple Costume

The best piñata costume EVER! !Olé! I decided to be a piñata for Halloween, but I still wanted to look kind of cute, so I didn’t want to cover myself in tissue paper from head to toe. I also wanted an excuse to randomly throw candy at people. After a bit of brainstorming, I came … Read more

Cool Piñata Costume

Homemade Pinata Costume

With a birthday on Cinco de Mayo, I’ve always felt a shared kinship with the piñata. This year I took it to the next level! I love Halloween so what better way to celebrate my fiesta friendship than with an ode to the traditional Mexican creation. The Homemade Pinata Costume was fairly basic in construction, … Read more

Pinata Costume

I was in a party store just a week before Halloween helping a friend buy party stuff for her son’s birthday party. I was looking at all the different kinds of great Halloween costumes they had. I saw the Pinata costume and thought to myself how cool that would be to be one for Halloween. … Read more

Coolest Homemade El Chavo del Ocho Couple Costume

Homemade Chilindrina and El Chavo del Ocho Couple Costume

My husband and I decided to create this Chilindrina and El Chavo del Ocho couple costume from a well-known Mexican TV sitcom from the 70’s. El Chavo del Ocho (the kids from apartment 8) and his friend Chilindrina were hilarious on the show. We started getting pieces of the costume from thrift stores and slowly … Read more

Cool Three Amigos Costume

Homemade Three Amigos Costume

This Three Amigos Costume was so much fun! I took Black buttondown shirts and shortened them to make the jackets and then free-hand drew on the symbols and squiggles on the arms and legs of the pants (which I used black hospital scrubs for). I used white puff-paint and silver glitter to make the designs … Read more

Coolest Three Amigos Costume

Homemade  Three Amigos Costume

I’ve always wanted to make this Three Amigos costume ever since I saw the movie years ago. I just had to figure out how I was going to pull it off. And have 3 willing participants – My husband and his two best friends were all for it. I started with having the guys get … Read more

Coolest Homemade Three Amigos Group Costume

Homemade Three Amigos Group Costume

I had the idea of dressing up my family in a Homemade Three Amigos Group Costume for YEARS. It just took the right party for me to decide to get every thing together! I started out with 3 straw sombreros from the party supply store for around $4 each. Three cans of black spray paint … Read more

Coolest Piñata Costume

Homemade Piñata Costume

I was talking to a friend of mine about what I should be for Halloween and came up with the bright idea of me being a piñata. So I went to Walmart and bought some sweat pants and jacket for $5.00 each, 2 bottles of fabric glue which were $2.00 each and then I went … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pinata Couple Costume

Homemade Pinata Couple Costume

This year I decided to do something fun at work. We racked our brains trying to come up with a costume that was not only work friendly but also easy to work in. I was bored with Witches and Angels, I wanted color. So My boss and I decided to use things around the office … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pinata Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Pinata Halloween Costume Idea

My sister and I went as piñatas in 2009 for Halloween. I went to a thrift store and found two pairs of scrubs and two hooded zip up windbreakers with side pockets. Old school style. Then I bought party streamers in pink, yellow and blue (3 of each color) and 4 party hats for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pinata Adult Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Pinata Adult Halloween Costume Idea

I am an extremely poor college student and needed to come up with a low budget costume. I was rummaging through a bag of things that I used in the summer for a story time program and found yellow streamer paper which led to the homemade pinata adult Halloween costume idea. I cut the streamer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pinata Baby Costume

Homemade Pinata Baby Costume

I was looking for something original and adorable for my son’s first Halloween costume. After going from store to store and seeing the same old store bought costumes over and over again I gave up! A friend of mine’s child had a Halloween birthday party, and that’s when it clicked. I will make him a … Read more

Cool Homemade Pinata Costume

Homemade Pinata Costume

After seeing a few photos online, I decided to dress up as a traditional donkey Pinata Costume. I bought a cheap sweatsuit, crepe paper, and two party hats and went to work with my hot glue gun. Row by row, I glued the crepe paper on, and then went back to fringe the ends. I … Read more