Awesome and Topical Costume – Victorian Someecard

Awesome and Topical Costume - Victorian Someecard

Every year I go to a competitive Halloween Party and over time, coming up with new ideas have gotten more and more difficult.  This year, I thought of the most amazing costume and dressed up as a Someecard.  You know, those images you see on Facebook where an image like a Victorian lady or 80’s … Read more

Cool Homemade Lobster Zone Claw Machine Costume

Cool Homemade Lobster Zone Claw Machine Costume

I work in a bar/restaurant and the bar has a game called Lobster Zone. It’s a claw machine, but instead of trying to win a stuffed animal, you try to win a real live lobster, and if you succeed the kitchen will cook it for you. Patrons of the bar go nuts over this tank, … Read more

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

This flashy casino slot machine was a blast to put together. I was looking for something fun and unique that would catch everyone’s attention, and so it did. All you have to do is get a large box that and cut out the top and bottom for you to stand in. Spray the box with … Read more

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Okay, so I am a huge fan of Halloween. I consider myself to be a Halloween enthusiast, lol! With the success of my homemade mummy costume last year, I committed to making my own Halloween costumes from now on.  This year, I came up with a “Scary Scarecrow” costume concept. I want to keep the … Read more

Glowing Mrs. Captain America Costume – Light of the Party!

Glowing Mrs. Captain America Costume - Light of the Party!

This is me in my Mrs Captain America costume. I was inspired by the Avengers this year and liked the possibility of growing this into a group costume at some point. I did start with a pre-made dress, mask and shield for Mrs Captain America but it definitely needed more pizazz! I’ve recently fell in … Read more

Realistic Decapitated Bride Costume

Realistic Decapitated Bride Costume

This is my costume I home made this year! I wanted something visually stunning that would make people do double takes and wonder how I pulled it off. So the decapitated bride was my choice! I started making this costume by putting a long sleeve shirt inside of the upper portion of the dress. I … Read more

Original Homemade Costume Idea: Ammonite King

Original Homemade Costume Idea: Ammonite King

This Ammonite King costume began as four sheets of window display poster board backing. I glued with adhesive spray poster board and cut desired shape. Then duct taped seams. I used cotton balls and glue to make ridges on the shell. I painted design and sprayed with clear coat. I added stone spray paint to add texture … Read more

The Most Fabulous Rain Cloud Costume for a Girl

The Most Fabulous Rain Cloud Costume for a Girl

My daughter Katie and I were inspired to make this rain cloud costume by a Russian doll that we found on Pintrest while searching for Halloween costume ideas. She wanted a a one of a kind costume and this was it. I was happy to oblige since it was something we could do together, just … Read more

Last-Minute Original Chia Head Costume

Last-Minute Original Chia Head Costume

I have always wanted my kids to do this Chia head costume for Halloween and they never would. My office had a Halloween party and I was going as a witch and at the last minute I said “I’m doing it!’” So I ran to Hobby Lobby and bought a shrub, a hot glue gun and a … Read more

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

I had so much fun making this costume. I pretty much went to every store I could until I had piece by piece (Thrift Stores, Goodwill, Joann’s Fabric, Hobby Lobby Michaels and every Halloween store I drove by). PIRATE: The white and reddish “belt” and the white “belt” around him are actually scarves.  The other … Read more

Scary Amputated Legs Illusion Costume

Scary Amputated Legs Illusion Costume

Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I really wanted to turn heads this year. This costume does include my full body… no amputations necessary. Really! Take a second look! I made this costume from second-hand clothes, an old comforter, a styrofoam manikin head, and (of course) fake blood! I spent weeks adjusting the stuffing from the comforter … Read more