Funny Out House Costume

Funny Out House Costume

My son loves a reaction at Halloween and this toilet costume, or out-house costume will get you one! This is a wardrobe box from U-haul with 1 x 1 reinforcements inside on the top, middle and bottom, secured with nuts, washers, and bolts. I wrapped it all with photo booth paper I purchased at Hobby Lobby. … Read more

Coolest Macho Man Costume

Coolest Macho Man Costume

“Too hot to handle too cold to hold, I’m the tower of power, too sweet to be sour, I’m funky like a monkey, sky’s the limit and space is the place. Ooooohhhhhhh Yeeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhhh!!!” For Holloween, I decided to make a Macho Man Costume based on his interview on the Arsenio Hall Show. I spent three days … Read more

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

My 2-year-old daughter insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, so I needed something that related to Tinkerbell for my 7-month-old son Myles. I wanted their costumes to relate to each other in some way. My husband and I agreed on a Captain Hook costume for him. I browsed online and found the perfect … Read more

Funny Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume

Funny Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume

My son saw a version of this costume online and wanted to be a Moose head over a fireplace for Halloween. Making the Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume We used a photo booth backdrop paper from Hobby Lobby to cover the cardboard. We also used battery operated lights on the mantle and used a … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

My 2-year-old insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween and I had absolutely no problem with that because my daughter was a perfect Tinkerbell! After searching several websites for Tinkerbell wings, I came across an Etsy shop called Wicked Wings. They are based out of London. They had wings that looked identical to that of Tinkerbell’s, … Read more

Cool Homemade Lighthouse Costume With Rotating Beacon

Cool Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Costume

My 14 yr old son and I were sitting in the mall brainstorming on costume ideas for his 6 year old sister.  He looked around and began naming things he saw.  In a little figurine shop he saw a lighthouse.  As soon as he said it my wheels began to turn in my brain.  This turned out to be a … Read more

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

This Steampunk Satyr costume was entirely made by hand! I took my love for fantasy and combined it with my enjoyment for gears and mechanics.  My costume combined Steampunk and Satyr together. Making the Steampunk Satyr Costume Horns: The horns are sculpted/carved from insulation foam and coated with one layer of Worbla.  After they were … Read more

Amazing Butterfly Costume

Amazing Butterfly Costume

As a scientist, I wanted something that was a nerdy version of a typical “sexy” costume. Therefore I built the “anatomically correct NOT sexy butterfly”. I wanted something animal based with plenty of jewels and lighting. Creating the Butterfly Costume I made a sculpture of the body, transcribed patterns, expanded to human size, cut them … Read more

Cool Cat Group Costume

Cool Cat Group Costume

These are our cats dressed up. Every single person who saw our cats in their cat costumes loved it, not just the details but just amazed that we were able to get our cats to dress up. Our cats are very well trained and have good temperaments. They are used to being dressed, Every one … Read more

Funny Crossfit Douche Bag Costume

Funny Crossfit Douche Bag Costume

Wearing our CrossFit Douche Bag costume, we went on a ghost tour with our friends. As we walked around learning about the haunted places downtown, people kept coming up to us and saying we had such a creative and funny costume. People were impressed that we incorporated our dogs in our theme. We were happy … Read more

Cool NY METS Homerun Apple Costume

Cool NY METS Homerun Apple Costume

I decided to make my family a baseball-themed family. We are huge Mets fans and that was the year the Mets made it all the way (well not quite). So we made our son a NY METS Homerun Apple costume. So I started with a balance/workout ball. We covered it with strips of Plaster of Paris. … Read more

Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Our family loves to do Halloween family costume ideas, so when we found out we had another baby on the way we started planning. Trying to figure out how to incorporate the pregnancy into the costume was a lot of fun. So the family basketball game costume was a very simple costume idea that included … Read more

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Our family loves to do group costumes so when I found out that baby number four was on his way, we came up with a fun way to include the newest little one into our Halloween fun! Our costume includes Humpty Dumpty, the King and his men (horses) and the merry maid clean-up crew to … Read more

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

I found out, with one day’s notice, that my daughter’s daycare was having a Halloween party a few days before Halloween. Since her actual costume was not yet finished, I came up with this super cute last minute DIY magician costume. I opened my “tickle truck” (aka – the box where I keep all my old Halloween costumes and … Read more

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

I saw a picture of the painting “American Gothic” shortly before Halloween and thought it would be a really funny costume. My father-in-law made us the large picture frame that we carried with us. My husband used his own overalls and blazer, and we borrowed the rake from a friend.  I bought the glasses at … Read more

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

Cutest Homemade Toddler Scarecrow Costume

We saw a similar scarecrow costume and thought it was so adorable. So I had to make our own homemade toddler scarecrow costume (It was expensive though). I totally nailed it! Ours turned out way cuter than the one we had based ours on. And It was super easy to make. The Tulle, felt, fabric … Read more

Cute Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Cute Scarecrow Halloween Costume

I love making DIY Halloween costumes. Several years ago my little man was a Minion for Halloween. He was a hit! But this scarecrow Halloween costume has topped them all. I received the most compliments on this one! I really wish I would have entered him into a contest, everyone said he would have definitely … Read more

Amazing Homemade Dragon Costume

Amazing Homemade Dragon Costume

I’ve always loved dragons ever since I was a kid and this love or rather obsession has led me to build several dragon masks which I then usually auction off to other enthusiasts. However, I never made a dragon that was solely mine or a full body to go along with the mask. So with … Read more

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

I have been designing costumes for my daughter since she was two years old. It’s been a tradition that I’ve always loved, and it is great fun to still be able to design her costumes even though she’s an adult. This year’s costume is a Sea Siren, Mermaid or Water Goddess, and probably one of … Read more

Amazing The Book of Life La Muerte Costume

Amazing The Book of Life La Muerte Costume

Each year I search for inspiration for a costume that will allow me to express my creativity, innovation, and spirit of Halloween. My 5-year-old son had recently been watching The Book of Life again. I had seen it before but something specifically caught my attention this time. The last line in the movie spoken by … Read more

Amazing DIY Rock n Red Scorpion Costume

Amazing DIY Rock n Red Scorpion Costume

While in imagination mode, I was brainstorming for the next “WOW” factor. All of a sudden, I flipped to a channel that was showing, “The Mummy Returns” (2001). I said to myself, “WOW…THAT WOULD BE HOT TO CONSTRUCT!” At the same time, I thought ‘naw…way too time consuming’ and I didn’t have a fix on … Read more

Carousel Dress Costume

Carousel Dress Costume

I wanted to be something different and fun this year for Halloween! I was inspired by Katy Perry’s infamous carousel dress and thought “I can do that!” Materials needed: dress that is flowy on bottom lampshade tube insulator bristol board glue gun and glue stapler ribbon scrapbook paper (optional) First I got a skater dress … Read more

Amazing Carnival Fortune Teller Machine DIY Costume

Amazing Carnival Fortune Teller Machine DIY Costume

This “CARNIVAL FORTUNE TELLER MACHINE” Costume was relatively easy-to-make. The costume won first place in a costume contest! I decided to be a Fortune Teller for Halloween this year and wanted to go a step further than just wearing the outfit, so I created a costume that looked like a Fortune Teller in a Carnival … Read more

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

My husband and I have always done a couple costume, and this year was no different. I got the idea for the killer whale & trainer costume while thinking about what would be really funny, but also comfortable. Our costume won best group costume. We acted the part all night; I would get my husband … Read more