Ahoy! Pirate Ship Wagon with Two Pirates

Ahoy! Pirate Ship Wagon with Two Pirates

We decided to turn our wagon into a pirate ship using 2 large Lowes boxes with the help of gorilla tape. I used paper towel rolls painted and cut them in half for the cannons and “mummy” fabric for the flag, added on my drawing of a Jolly Roger. We had family trips to the … Read more

Babywearing Pirate and Parrot Costume

Babywearing Pirate and Parrot Costume

I had decided I wanted to do a pirate costume with my 10 month old as a parrot, but that costume idea is done a lot so I wanted something a little bit different. I like to wrap her on my back anyway, so I decided to make it look like the parrot was on … Read more

Authentic Pirate Crew Costumes

Authentic Pirate Crew Costumes

Every year my boys pic a theme and we try to push the envelope in costume making! Everything is homade or altered and at least 90% of the materials are reused and purchased second hand.  The jackets are womens blazers bought at Salvation Army and altered.  The swords are reconstructed wooden loofa handles! We try … Read more

Parrot and Pirate Couple Costume

Parrot and Pirate Couple Costume

For Halloween this year I was a parrot!!! I have trouble getting my husband to dress up with me and I always like to do a family theme with my costumes. So finally he agreed on being a pirate (I guess that was simple/manly enough for him) and so by default I was a parrot! … Read more

Coolest Homemade Duct Tape Jake the Neverland Pirate Costume

Coolest Homemade Duct Tape Jake the Neverland Pirate Costume

My three year old loves Jake the Neverland Pirate so when I asked him what he wanted to dress up as for Halloween I was not surprised when he yelled ‘JAKE!’ He already had a store bought Jake costume which, for $20, was quite pitiful and my son had already stained it and wore it … Read more

Homemade Toddler Pirate Costume with Pirate Ship Buggy

Homemade Toddler Pirate Costume with Pirate Ship Buggy

I was debating whether or not to take my daughter, who is only 15 months, trick or treating for the first time and I knew if I was going to, I was going to be creative with her means of “transportation”. I was looking for a fun way to complement my daughter’s pirate costume, and … Read more

Awesome and Original Maori Pirates Couple Costume

Awesome and Original Maori Pirates Couple Costume

So it’s a struggle to get my Samoan to dress up in costume. I’ll usually come up with something and then guilt him into participating. I’m not proud of myself but it works. Well, we got invited to an incredible Halloween Party, I mean the kind that would make Walt Disney want to be there. … Read more

Jake and The Neverland Pirates Costume with Izzy and Cubby

Jake and The Neverland Pirates Costume with Izzy and Cubby

My son wanted to be Jake for Halloween. So we decided to be his crew. My husband went as Cubby and I went as Izzy. I bought about 1 and 1/4 yards of blue felt, half a yard of brown felt, yellow felt squares, two extra large yellow buttons, pink bandana, blue bandana, a light … Read more

Pirate Costume with a Peg Leg

Pirate Costume with a Peg Leg

Last year, my left leg was amputated.  This year, my costume decision was obvious: I had to be a pirate with a wooden leg. I used an old socket and attached a dowell and a crutch tip.  This is a costume that my two legged friends can only envy.  We got a womans coat from … Read more

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Family Costume

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Family Costume

It took two and a half months to make the ship. Made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape, and put together using a hot glue gun and super glue. I came up with the idea when my then four month old started to “watch” the Disney show “Jake and the Neverland pirates”. I got … Read more

All Wooden Pirate Ship Wagon for Toddler

All Wooden Pirate Ship Wagon for Toddler

As a kid, my father would build us Halloween costumes/floats for the local parade and contest in our small town. As a child, I remember vividly, the cold night of the parade down main street each year, wearing or riding in whatever creative costume my Dad put together for us, and we usually did well … Read more

Infant Pirate Ship Stroller Costume

Infant Pirate Ship Stroller Costume

Initially I told myself my baby was only 4 1/2 months old, so I wasn’t going to dress him up in some over the top hot costume, especially because we live in Florida, and it is always hot on Halloween! But I kept thinking about him possibly being a pirate, then I could put him … Read more