Cool Homemade Costume – Mouse in a Trap

Mouse in a trap

This homemade costume got a lot of attention and won me second place in our work contest. We just used card board with wood contact paper and red tape for the outline of the trap. We put shoulder straps and bent a lead pipe my dad had laying around the garage. The “mouse” costume was … Read more

Cutest Infant and Toddler Mouse Trap Costume

Cutest Infant and Toddler Mouse Trap Costume

To get started on the mouse trap costume base, you will need a wagon. We used our Radio Flyer Pathfinder wagon. We are doing a lot of home renovations and had some extra lumber that was used to create the base of the trap. You can find cheap lumber at any local home improvement store. … Read more

Coolest Pest Control Family Costume – Catch that Mouse!

Coolest Pest Control Family Costume - Catch that Mouse!

I saw this mouse trap/wagon idea online a couple years ago and thought I’d like to make one as I thought it was the cutest thing. When our son was born, it was pretty much a given I would go ahead with it for his first Halloween, which was this fall. While in our shed … Read more

Cutest Baby Mouse/Mousetrap Costume

Cutest Baby Mouse/Mousetrap Costume

This is Adalyn (9 months and 2 weeks old), she was a mouse that was caught in a mouse trap (made out of Birch wood with trim and painted details, sponge with holes cut out -for the cheese…to catch the mouse of course, painted PVC pipe with irrigation tubing for the coil and all of … Read more

Mouse in a Trap Toddler Halloween Costume

Mouse in a Trap Toddler Halloween Costume

This year i had to figure out a way for my 15 month old son to safely trick or treat since he doesn’t hold still much anymore.  As soon as his feet touch the floor he’s gone. lol He doesnt care much for his stroller but for some reason he LOVES his wagon. So with a … Read more

Easy Mousetrap Costume

Easy Mousetrap Costume

Mouse Trap: The trap was made from a foam insulation board and then I wrapped it in brown packing paper. I used painters tape to created the “V” logo and then spray-painted it red. I wrote “VICTOR” using a black sharpie. I used PVC piping for the metal part and then spray painted it silver. … Read more

Coolest Pest Control Family Costume

This costume had many parts to make, but was worth it.
First, the central part - the young mouse caught in a trap:
The baby is affixed to me using

This Pest Control family costume had many parts to make, but was worth it. First, the central part – the young mouse caught in a trap: The baby is affixed to me using a gray Moby wrap baby carrier that I borrowed from a friend. To make the trap, I took a big rectangle of foam … Read more

Coolest Mouse Trap Costume

Homemade Mouse Trap Costume

Halloween has always been a huge deal with my family; I have never bought a costume! I have been everything from Cruella De Vil to a dead prom queen. My parents have been everything from Frankenstein and bride of Frankenstein to Dr. Jackal, Mr. Hyde. We absolutely love Halloween at my house, we used to … Read more

Coolest Mouse Caught in a Trap Costume

Homemade Mouse Caught in a Trap Costume

There have been many variations of this costume, but none were what we wanted for our costume. We decided to take matters into our own hands. We bought a sheet of pink foam insulation and cut it into two rectangles that were the right size that we needed. We covered the two pieces of insulation … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mouse Trap Toddler Costume

Homemade Mouse Trap Toddler Costume

Well I got really tired of the “store bought” costumes my daughter’s mother would buy so this year was going to be different! While I was sitting in my garage pondering what to make my daughter Riley this year I looked down and saw a mouse trap. I didn’t pay too much mind to it … Read more