Awesome Halloween Costumes

My daughter and I came up with some awesome Halloween costumes, one of them being the costume of “A Bad School Picture” after looking at her school picture on the wall. I got a rectangle box at the box store, cut out the front like a frame and painted it. I added blue fabric to … Read more

Roll of Film – Make your own Halloween costume

I created this “roll of film costume” from just looking at an original roll of film. My idea came from the job I had (I was working as a photo tech for Sams Club 1-Hour photo). It actually took about a month to make because I didn’t work on it every single day. I used … Read more

Pirate Costume

I love sewing costumes. My children always had homemade costumes so you can imagine my joy when my grandchildren asked me to make them costumes. My four-year-old grandson wanted a pirate costume. So the first thing I did was look at as many pirate pictures I could to get ideas. I bought a pattern for … Read more

Coolest Uterus Costume

Coolest Uterus Costume

This is a costume of uterus with ovaries and a baby. Whenever I saw a picture of a uterus in a biology book, I thought it always looked like a little person with hands holding white balls. This Coolest Uterus Costume is a very cheap and simple costume to put together. I started my costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crayola Crayon Costume

Homemade Caryola Crayon Costume

This Homemade Crayola Crayon Costume is made using a hula hoop as a base with red and black PVC, a stapler, a glue gun and LOTS of hot glue. I used PVC as it was for an outdoor festival where rain may have ruined a costume. To start I cut the red PVC to fit … Read more

Coolest DIY Elmer’s Glue Bottle Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Elmer's Glue Bottle Halloween Costume

I had a couple of ideas this year about what I wanted to be for Halloween, and I decided on the Elmer’s Glue because it was the most cost effective. I also wanted something that was going to be easy to wear because I was going to be in a crowded bar for the night. … Read more

Coolest Crayons Costume

Homemade Crayons Costume

Me and eight of my girfriends decided on a Homemade Crayons Costume for Halloween. We each chose the color we wanted to be. I actually made all of the costumes for the girls as well as acquired all of the accessories. I got plain white long tank dresses and dyed them. Then I used felt … Read more

Coolest Casino Dealer Wheelchair Costume

Casino Dealer Wheelchair Costume

I made this Casino Dealer Wheelchair Costume using a cardboard box, roulette set that I purchased separately, poker chips, felt and vinyl. I had to raise the box with another small box so the roulette could sink in the whole and spin. I also used a pool noodle to make the “bumpers” on the side … Read more

Coolest Pair of Fuzzy Dice Couple Costume

Pair of Fuzzy Dice Couple Costume

This was my second attempt at a completely homemade costume! The main pieces of the homemade pair of fuzzy dice couple costume are made out of felt (white dots), blue fuzzy material and boxes. All we had to do was cut three holes in the box, hot glue the fabric to the box and then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Human Cannonball Costume

Homemade Human Cannonball Costume

Materials needed: For Costume: White long-sleeved t-shirt ($3 from WalMart) White baseball pants ($2 from thrift store) Fabric paint: red, blue and silver glitter ($1 each) White felt ($0.50 from fabric store) Red fabric for cape ($4 from fabric store) Red bike helmet ($8 at WalMart) For Cannon: Concrete tube ($10 at Home Depot) Spraypaint: … Read more

Clown Costume

Michelle loved watching JoJo’s circus, but I wasn’t about to spend $30+ on a Disney costume. And the other clown costumes I found were pretty cheesy feeling for the money. So I made my own clown costume using sweatpants, felt pieces, rickrack tape and pompom balls. The more color the better, so I used a … Read more

Coolest Facebook Costume Idea

Coolest Facebook Costume 9

Well having a teenager… the “dress up” part will have to be minimal. My daughter came up with the idea of “Facebook”… but her idea was to just walk around with a book and when asked “What are you?” she would put the book up to her face and reply, “Facebook!”. Good idea but not … Read more

Calculator Costume

Calculator Costume

My son loves calculators and when Halloween was coming up a few years ago we told him he could be anything he wanted to be. Of course he wanted to be a calculator. I knew it would take a little work but it wasn’t so difficult. We used a box and cut it down to … Read more

Firefighter Costume

I got most of the ideas from this website for a firefighter costume. I used a black shirt from Wal-Mart. I got it a size 4-5 even though my son wears a 2T. That way it would fit over his clothes if it was cold on Halloween night. I cut off the shirt tails and … Read more

Coolest Mother Nature Costume

Homemade Mother Nature Costume

I’m a mom, and what sort of costume fits best to us moms, but Mother Nature?! This was a super easy costume to throw together. I used a burgundy colored “fairy” costume, made of a sheer fabric, and tied it back with a burgundy/silver ribbon. I found silver sandals at the thrift store for a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume

Homemade Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume

My daughter and her best friends wanted a Rainbow and Pot of Gold Group Costume. We searched for bright colors and found these neon tanks, leggings and tutus. We used old gym socks with batting hot glue to them for the clouds. The girls also had rainbow bow ties and funky rainbow colored hair pieces. … Read more