Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Bought all the costume elements at the local thrift store. After several cans of spray paint and many days of drying out masterpiece was completed. We built the platforms to split in half so we could walk. The boots were glued down with liquid nails. We wore green leotard over our faces so we do … Read more

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

DIY Group Toy Soldier Costume

For this DIY group toy soldier costume, we started with the idea since we are a military family and it evolved into toy soldiers. First we had to gather supplies. We had uniforms from when we were in the military and the uniforms we didn’t have (we needed 5) came from consignments stores, flea markets, eBay, and yard … Read more

Plastic Army Man Costumes

Plastic Army Man Costumes

These plastic Army man costumes started because we found the Keystone Light – White Beer Can. We wanted to do something crazy so we could take a picture with the can. We had said Mission accomplished when we finally found the can. So we thought about dressing up like a military person. Since it was right … Read more

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

Toy Army Man Costume for a Boy

My son chose a toy army man costume to go along with my toy/game theme. We love our school’s Trunk-or-Treat event. This toy army man costume was rather easy to make in general… but did take a LOT of paint and primer! I bought old military style clothing, covered them with primer, and then paint. … Read more

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Instant Green Army Man Costume

Who doesn’t have fond memories of playing with the little green army men during childhood? Or the not so fond memories of stepping on them? Nothing feels like waiting until 8 p.m. on the night before Halloween to decide on a costume.  By now, all the stores have been picked clean so we were relying on internet … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Group Costume

Let’s just say, this has been my favorite costume we’ve ever done, and we’ve done some pretty fun costumes! I saw the costume idea floating around the internet and thought it would be pretty awesome if we could pull it off. I got my girlfriends together and asked what they thought and they were IN!  Step 1: … Read more

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Homemade Toy Army Men Group Costume

Halloween is our favorite time of the year. Leaves are falling, warm colors, pumpkins, ghosts and little goblins everywhere! I am the oldest of three sisters. Both my younger sisters have five kids each and I have one. Together we have 11 exciting get-ups to assemble to each personality. My middle sister is a wiz … Read more

Coolest Toy Soldier Army of Three

Coolest Toy Soldier Army of Three

This toy soldier army of three costume was a huge hit this Halloween. We perused the internet for the green army men ideas and set out on our own adventure to make this way too costume! We first had to decide which army dude each wanted to be. I chose the bazooka guy, my youngest, … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Family of Toy Soldiers Costume

Coolest Toy Story Family of Toy Soldiers Costume

This toy soldier’s costume idea was perfect for the family and getting everyone involved. We had a Halloween wedding to attend and needed costumes for it. We talked of a group Disney costume and in the search, my husband found the toy soldier from Toy Story. We started by going to the Goodwill and Salvation … Read more

Cool Plastic Army Boy Halloween Costume

Cool Plastic Army Boy Halloween Costume

Every year we go to Brevard, NC for the annual Hallowenfest. They have several categories to compete in for best Halloween Costume. This year we entered into BEST Homemade costume. My son and I chose to make a Green Army Guy costume. I found a costume on Pinterest and it had great instructions. We used … Read more

Cool Costume for Our Triplets: Green Army Men

Cool Costume for Our Triplets: Green Army Men

My wife saw this costume a couple years ago and we thought it was great.  We have triplet twelve year old boys and they like to dress in group costumes.  We gathered up old long sleeve shirts, cargo-type pants, belts and boots from around the house and local thrift stores.  We used a spray paint … Read more

Life-Size Green Army Men and Tank Couple Halloween Costume

Life-Size Green Army Men and Tank Couple Halloween Costume

My sister and I are best friends, so when our sons were born only three days apart, we knew they would be close. Although they have very different personalities, the boys like to do as much as possible together. My family loves Halloween, and we like to make our own costumes. The boys were nine … Read more

Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Group Halloween Costume

Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Group Halloween Costume

We decided we wanted to do a creative costume, and try to make it as realistic as possible. We decided to go with the Homemade Green Plastic Army Toy Soldier Costumes. Even though some others have done this costume in the past, we figured we could take it to another level. We knew we needed … Read more

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

I talked my husband into being a plastic green army man for Halloween with me. I told him that I’d take care of making it and he wouldn’t have to worry about it. So I went through a lot of trial and error. First Attempt: I bought rain suits from Home Depot to get the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Costume

After racking my brain for months, I finally came down to a decision on my Halloween costume. I decided on the classic supermarket store bought toy soldier.  The green army man. The 50 pack of dudes in green and later in tan, from the 50’s that swerve sold next to the cowboy and Indians. First … Read more

Coolest Toy Soldier DIY Costume for a Child

Coolest Toy Soldier DIY Costume for a Child

My six year old son Blade asked to dress up as Green Army man from Toy Story. I started with regular clothing. I painted two times with semi gloss latex paint with a brush  (this is what gives his the “plastic effect”!!! The thicker the better!)  Then I painted three coats of Kelly Green spray paint. … Read more

Best Homemade Toy Soldiers Group Costumes

Best Homemade Toy Soldiers Group Costumes

Our Toy Soldiers group costumes were inspired in part by the Disney animated movie, Toy Story.  These costumes were fun to make.  At first, we were like, “this would be a cool idea” but as we got closer to finishing them including props and all, it became apparent that this was a great idea. We got … Read more

Homemade Plastic Green Army Man Halloween Costume for a Boy

Homemade Plastic Green Army Man Halloween Costume for a Boy

Garret as the Green Plastic Army Man. This costume was awesome but boy let me tell you the problems we had.  When Garret first decided he wanted to do this for his costume we thought, oh this will be cheap, we have all kinds of stuff around the house.  We were going to use an … Read more

Green Army Soldiers Couple Costume

Halloween has and will always be one of my favorite holidays.  I LOVE dressing up and I love making my costume even more.  Honestly, I plan

Halloween has and will always be one of my favorite holidays.  I LOVE dressing up and I love making my costume even more.  Honestly, I plan my costume a whole year in advance and begin making it in mid June!  But this year was different.  Although I knew what I wanted to be, my husband … Read more

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Plastic Toy Soldier Halloween Costume

I know it’s been done before but I’d just love to submit this plastic Toy Soldier Halloween costume any way! Materials: Cargo pants thrift store Rain Coat thrift store Combat boots thrift store hardhat helmet nitridex gloves toy gun & accessories belt green grease make up cardboard cut out with string Bought most of the … Read more

Great Group Halloween Costume: Green Toy Soldiers

The IdeaDriving back from Disneyland we decided we really wanted to dress up as the army men from toy story. We wanted to make it as authentic as w

The idea for the Green Toy Soldiers: Driving back from Disneyland we decided we really wanted to dress up as the army men from Toy Story. We wanted to make it as authentic as we could so Googled lots of peoples ideas and found ideas.coolest-homemade-costumes.com After lots of searching we found old army jackets and … Read more

Coolest Plastic Toy Soldiers Group Halloween Costume

buy all the supplies garvage bags dollar store old shirt pants and boots fatigues if u can find them cut trash bags same shape as shirt and pants spr

Buy all the supplies, garbage bags, Dollar store old shirt, pants and boots fatigues if you can find them. Cut trash bags same shape as shirt and pants, spray, adhesive them to clothing. PVC pipe is most expensive piece, cut to what size you want. Buy green spray paint in the same green face paint … Read more