Child’s Alien Abduction Costume Becomes Adult Grim Streaker

Child's Alien Abduction Costume Becomes Adult Grim Streaker

The hardest part with this Alien Abduction costume was getting my 11-year-old daughter to decide what costume she wanted to be. After hours of browsing with her on this site she finally chose the alien abduction costume and we were set to go. After collecting the necessary items which took more time than actually constructing … Read more

Optical Illusion Baby Snatcher Costume for a Boy

Optical Illusion Baby Snatcher Costume for a Boy

My son Jake loves optical illusion costumes. He hasn’t had a store bought costume since he was three. He wanted it to look like a Halloween ghoul was taking him away. As we were looking for the “just right” mask, he saw a mom with a baby in a front. He thought it would be … Read more

Giant Skeleton Victim Illusion Costume

Giant Skeleton Victim Illusion Costume

This was actually a last minute costume. It all started with a failed attempt at making a costume using stilts apperently I do not have balance. So two days before Halloween I searched the house to see what I could come up with.  I used an outdoor skeleton and started to tear it apart. I … Read more

Cool Alien Abduction Illusion Halloween Costume

Cool Alien Abduction Illusion Halloween Costume

I am terrified ofthe idea of “other life forms” that may be out there and Alien abduction stories! So, I thought it would be appropriate for me to asseble a constume and make it look like I am a small child, being abducted by an Alien creature. I started off by ordering the mask and gloves … Read more

Most Disturbing Homemade Baby Abduction Costume

Most Disturbing Homemade Baby Abduction Costume

With this costume, I scared small children. This was the best costume I made so far. In fact, almost every other house I went to, they wanted to get a picture with me. I also got extra candy, which was fine by me! I got this idea when I looked up “Funny Halloween Costume” on … Read more

Funny Homemade Illusion Costume: Alien Baby Abductor

Funny Homemade Illusion Costume: Alien Baby Abductor

This Alien Baby Abductor costume is super easy to make and really has an awesome optical illusion effect.  We used an alien mask (full head type), a black grim reaper gown, baby onsie pj’s, baby bonnet, backpack, foam ball, gloves and PVC pipe — that’s it. The costume actually took a few hours to put together. … Read more

Last-Minute Abducted by Aliens Halloween Costume for a 10 Year Old

I wanted something awesome and totally unusual for this years costume, so I went with Abducted by Alien illusion costume. I had seen the idea on

I wanted something awesome and totally unusual for this year’s costume, so I went with Abducted by Alien illusion costume. I had seen the idea on this website and some others and got some wonderful suggestions and ideas! I didn’t have a lot of time, however, I had done the Headless Man costume the year before for my … Read more

Optical Illusion Costume

Monster Abduction Costume

My daughter wanted to be anything that would include a person holding her! So I began to think. We had a scream costume from years past. Firstly, for her, she wore a top to a pajama outfit. the legs I made them from PVC pipe, stuffing pantyhose and slipped her pajama bottoms over it. To … Read more

Coolest Monster Abduction Costume

Homemade Monster Abduction Costume

This is my daughter dressed as a monster carrying a baby. I used a box as the costume frame. I cut holes in the box for her arms and head. On the back of the box I duck taped a graphite shaft from a golf club (after sawing off the club head). I used cardboard … Read more

Coolest Skeleton Kidnapper Halloween Costume

Skeleton Kidnapper Halloween Costume

My son and I looked at your website for costume ideas. He liked the Headless costumes and that’s what we were initially going to make. Once we started to make the skeleton kidnapper Halloween costume, we realized he would not have use of his hands so we decided to go for a Skeleton kidnapping him. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dracula Love Child Costume

Homemade Dracula Love Child Costume

First of all, I’m cheap. The less I spend making a costume the better. On this Dracula Love Child Costume, I spent a whopping $0.50 for a ring pop and that was it. Optical illusion type costumes are always amusing to me, so that was my premise. I usually start by searching through the left … Read more

Coolest Alien Abduction Costume

Homemade  Alien Abduction Costume

This is our version of the Alien abduction costume. We used a backpack to hold up the alien head, and a long black robe to cover him. The footie jammies were cut in the back so the top was on my son and bottoms were stuffed with cotton batting. I also shortened the legs of … Read more

Coolest Kidnapped By A Cyclops Costume

Kidnapped by a Cyclops costume

My husband and I were going to a Halloween party and I wanted to make a costume that would stand out so I came up with this kidnapped by a Cyclops costume. I made the Cyclops head out of paper Mache and attached the head to an old backpack. I made the legs out of … Read more

Coolest Kidnapped by a Skeleton Costume

Homemade Kidnapped by a Skeleton Costume

This costume was made for my son this year (08) so we could enter him into the local Halloween costume contest. Turns out he won 1st place in the scariest category. I had kids and adults asking me who else was in the costume. Little kids were tugging onto his hands and trying to see … Read more

Coolest Alien Abduction Halloween Costume

Homemade Alien Abduction Halloween Costume

This costume consists of a backpack with a cardboard frame inside that supports the head. The head is made of paper mache over a balloon painted green with black eyes cut out of construction paper. We used black fabric to cover the head and backpack and create a cloak effect. The backpack is hidden under … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scarecrow Stalker Optical Illusion Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Stalker Optical Illusion Costume

This Homemade Scarecrow Stalker Optical Illusion Costume was the brainchild of my husband, and myself. We were not really sure with our current budget how we could purchase our children Halloween costumes this year. So we decided to make them. I had the thought earlier in the month, however, we did not start attempting to … Read more

Cool Optical Illusion Halloween Costume

Homemade Bogeyman Under the Bed Halloween Costume

For the back of the costume which is the monster, I made the torso out of Styrofoam. The mask head has a plastic milk jug for stability. The head is attached to the Styrofoam by long thin nail from the rubber mask stuck into the Styrofoam. There is a slit cut midway from the black … Read more

Coolest Homemade Demon Attack Halloween Costume

Homemade Demon Attack Halloween Costume

My son wanted to be a skeleton and we wanted to make it. We found the skeleton attack on line and thought it was very cool. My 7 yr. old son couldn’t find a skeleton mask his sister wasn’t afraid of and then he found the demon mask. We used a backpack with PVC pipe … Read more

Cool Homemade Alien Abduction Halloween Costume

Homemade Alien Abduction Halloween Costume

I got my homemade alien abduction Halloween costume idea for my son’s costume from this site! I took a backpack & put a rectangular box in it & duct taped it so it would stay put. I wrapped some bubble wrap around the box to add a little bulk. Then I put a jacket over … Read more

Coolest Monster Carrying Baby Costume

Monster Carrying Baby Costume

I spent time contemplating on what I was going to be this year, then it hit me! I was originally going to be just a simple headless teen, then I had a great idea for a monster carrying baby costume. I decided to attach a monster mask to the top. Then I got a baby … Read more

Coolest Alien Kidnapper Costume

Homemade Alien Kidnapper Costume

This Alien Kidnapper Costume came as a surprise when I arrived at an outer space costume party for my best friends birthday. I first made a backpack-like harness out of cardboard, a paper towel tube, tape, ribbon, and glue. I then put a black long sleeve t-shirt on top of it and stuffed the arms … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alien Abduction Unique Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Alien Abduction Unique Halloween Costume Idea

We decided not to buy a costume this year, but make one. Thought this Homemade Alien Abduction Unique Halloween Costume Idea was impressing looking so decided to try it out. It worked out great. Took about 5 days to finish. Used a long black jacket type hooded coat I have laying around, and got a … Read more