Awesome DIY Optical Illusion Ellen Degeneres Costume

ellen degeneres costume

I made this Ellen Degeneres costume for My husband and my 10th annual Halloween party. Our parties are so much fun because our friends do an amazing job with costumes. We pick a different theme every year- Vegas, SNL, Atlanta (where we live), Sci-fi/B-movies, etc. This year our theme was Politically Incorrect- seemed appropriate with … Read more

Torn Gut Hanging Zombie Illusion Costume

Torn Gut Hanging Zombie Illusion Costume

This zombie costume was originally created for a zombie walk in the town I live in, Fayetteville, NC. The idea came a year ago when I was trying to think of clever zombie ideas. I wanted to create a zombie like no other that has been seen. Since I am a magician I started thinking of … Read more

Walpurga the Witch with Her Charming Cat Merlin Illusion Costume

Walpurga the Witch with Her Charming Cat Merlin Illusion Costume

Since in Germany, where I live, Halloween is not so popular as in other countries, I made this costume for carnival, when many people in Germany wear costumes. The idea for this costume came into my mind one night while falling asleep. Such an idea, when you are nearly gone into dreamworld but then you … Read more

Bingo Momma’s Babies Illusion Costume

Bingo Momma's Babies Illusion Costume

I came up with the idea a few years ago. When I first created the costume, the baby on my back simply just hung there crying & whining for her Momma not to go to bingo, but stay at home with the kids. My cousin gave me the idea to attach string to the baby’s … Read more

Optical Illusions – Funny Halloween Costume Ideas

This is the second year in a row that the boys came up with optical illusion funny Halloween costume ideas. I purchased the granny mask from an internet store and filled it with a nylon stuffed with poly fill I hot glue gunned goggle eyes on the mask to fill the eye-holes. I sewed the … Read more

Optical Illusions – Funny Halloween Costume Ideas

This Piggy Back illusion costume was very easy to make, cheap and looks great. My daughter always has these funny Halloween costume ideas. She put on a backpack stuffed with newspaper (for the hunchback). Then she put on a loose black dress. I stuffed the witch’s mask with newspaper, put a goggle eye and a … Read more

Coolest Piggyback Costume

Free Ride

For this piggyback costume I used a garage suit stuffed in the bottom and worn on the top. A graduation gown – worn on the bottom and stuffed with a mannequin on the top. Walk a bit hunched over and it looks like you are riding.

Coolest Baby on Granny’s Back Optical Illusion Costume

Homemade Baby on Granny's Back Optical Illusion Costume

This Baby on Granny’s Back Optical Illusion Costume was such a fun costume to make. I couldn’t believe the amount of double takes my daughter received Halloween night. Unfortunately in our area there isn’t any costume contests to enter but I felt it was a costume worth sharing with others. You will need to find … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Optical Illusion Costume

Homemade Baby Optical Illusion Costume

This homemade baby optical illusion costume was a hit! This is an incredible optical illusion that will keep people staring at you for hours at a party trying to figure this out. It is a lot of fun. I promise you will get so many laughs. The key to making the optical illusion REALLY work … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mother and Baby Optical Illusion Costume

Homemade Mother and Baby Optical Illusion Costume

I got a lot of compliments on this Mother and Baby Optical Illusion Costume, and double-takes, with this costume. I bought a dress from a thrift store and cut a hole in the back for my torso. The rest of the dress was stuffed with newspaper and a curtain rod supported the head and shoulders … Read more

Coolest Optical Illusion Halloween Costume

Optical Illusion Halloween Costume

We were dressed and ready for bed but sitting in our living room watching a little nighttime TV when all of a sudden our front door gets kicked in and a crazy looking little man comes running in. I freak out and my daughter “Gracie” jumps on this guys back and won’t let go. He … Read more

Coolest Homemade Vampire Carrying Hillbilly Illusion Costume Idea

Homemade Vampire Carrying Hillbilly Illusion Costume Idea

This homemade vampire carrying hillbilly illusion costume idea took awhile to plan and design. The most important part was deciding on the filler material. I ended up using lots of bubble wrap, which made the body extremely lightweight. HEAD: I first started with the head. I bought a styrofoam head, which was used for wigs. … Read more

Coolest Piggy Back Illusion Costume

Homemade Piggy Back Illusion Costume

I made this Homemade Piggy Back Illusion Costume for our annual Halloween-party at the university. The feedback was amazing, and the fun of running around screaming, playing the role really made my day. The costume is cheap butt takes some time to put together properly. Cheap; since most of the material is stuff you have … Read more