Awesome Genie on Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

Awesome Genie on Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

Who wouldn’t want to go on a magic carpet ride?! When my 5 year old daughter, Sophie, told me she wanted to be a genie, I knew I had to take it to the next level, as “just a genie” was too boring to me. I make her costumes every year, and love a challenge. … Read more

Genie on a Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

Genie on a Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

I grew up in a country when at that time, Halloween is not about costume but a holy day to remember the departed loved ones. But when I got to the US and had my family, the tradition of dressing up got me more excited than my kids, a chance to put my creativity to … Read more

Cool Homemade Genie on a Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

Cool Homemade Genie on a Flying Carpet Illusion Costume

I started thinking of what to wear last year when I won the office costume contest. I had a few ideas and then in July I started working on my Genie on a flying carpet. I worked on it while my 86 year old mom was visiting and she loved the idea and could not … Read more

Amazing Homemade Magic Carpet Ride Costume

 Great minds think alike . In the 10 years since I made this costume I have seen aboout one or two others who make this costume every year. I cr

Great minds think alike. In the 10 years since I made this Magic Carpet Ride Costume, I have seen about one or two others who make this costume every year. I created this costume for a Broadway producer who was working on an off -Broadway production. He was in the area visiting his mother and he … Read more

Creative Magic Carpet Ride Optical Illusion Halloween Costume

I made this costume for my 3 year old daughter to wear in our hometown contest. She won best overall in her age group this year! 
I used a larg

I made this creative Magic Carpet Ride Optical Illusion Halloween costume for my 3 year old daughter to wear in our hometown contest. She won best overall in her age group this year! I used a large pillow case I found at Goodwill and two pieces of foam board for the “carpet”. I  lucked out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Genie Costume

Homemade Genie Costume

My daugter’s Homemade Genie Costume was a total DIY idea. We started with a plain teal long sleeved shirt from a local resale shop. My grandmother gathered the center to achieve the trademark genie belly. She then added some star tulle to the sleeves and we dressed the bottom of the shirt up with some … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flying Genie Halloween Costume

Homemade Flying Genie Halloween Costume

This Homemade Flying Genie Halloween Costume was relatively easy to construct. The rug was held rigid using chicken wire tacked to the bottom. Old belts under the clothing made a harness which held the rug around the waist. Make sure to keep the wire edges covered with duct tape or they will scratch. To balance … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flying Carpet Rider Costume

Homemade Flying Carpet Rider Costume

I got all of the materials at either the thrift store or the hardware store for this Flying Carpet Rider Costume. I started by cutting a hole in the carpet, then nailing it to a wooden frame. I made the frame a little shorter than the carpet so that it would ‘ripple.’ I then cut … Read more

Coolest Flying Genie Illusion Costume

Homemade Flying Genie Illusion Costume

I still remember creating Halloween costumes as a child with my dad, back in my small hometown. Hearing people say “How did you make that”?? or “Where did you come up with that idea?” created a passion to continue building costumes throughout my adult years. October always creates an inner excitement of what is about … Read more