Coolest Organ Grinder Monkey Costume

Organ Grinder Monkey Costume

We purchased material and pattern at a local fabric store to make this organ grinder monkey costume. Fortunately for us, Grandma is a great seamstress! Add a red vest and red hat (created with cardboard to keep the round shape) out of felt, add a little, unbreakable mug, and you have the cutest organ grinder … Read more

Coolest Homemade Zebra Adult Costume Idea

Homemade Zebra Adult Costume Idea

As an animal lover, I decided on a Homemade Zebra Adult Costume Idea for Halloween. This is a really cheap costume idea if you are tight on cash like me! I’ll start from the top. I bought a wide headband from the dollar store for $1 (big surprise I know). Then I covered it with … Read more

Cool DIY Giraffe Costume

Homemade Giraffe Costume

For this Giraffe Costume, I altered a free pattern I found online, adding a halter neck and the fishtail skirt (which I thought could imitate a tail). I have no idea what kind of fabric I used, it was just whatever was on sale. It took me about a week to make and cost around … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tiger Costume

Homemade Tiger Costume

This homemade tiger costume is almost entirely handmade. For the ears and tail, I bought some thick bendable furry stuff (kind of like a really big pipe cleaner) at ACMoore and painted it with acrylic paints (orange and black tiger stripes) after bending the ears and tail how I wanted. For the shirt, I had … Read more

Original Homemade Giraffe Costume

Homemade Giraffe Costume

My giraffe costume is made up into 6 different pieces. 4 stilts (one for each arm and leg), a neck/head piece, and a body piece. The back legs are construction boots connected to brackets on wood that creates a 3 foot stilt. The front legs are crutches that are extended 3 1/2 feet. All of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Safari Tour Guide Costume

Homemade Safari Tour Guide Costume

For ninth grade school spirit week on extreme weather day, I wanted to stand out in the crowd (besides being 6’4″). Instead of wearing the average rain poncho or ski suit, I went with the hot and dry desert clothing and made a Homemade Safari Tour Guide Costume. The walking stick, aviator sunglasses, and cowboy … Read more