Fun Couple Costume: Alien and Tourist Shot in Area 51

Shot in Area 51 but still saw them aliens

When the Storm Area 51 event landed on my Facebook feed like thousands of planes landed in Paradise, Nevada’s McCarran Airport on September 20, 2019, I knew I had to do something about it. I’ve been going hard on Halloween since 2014 and my sister since 2015, and this was the first opportunity we had to … Read more

Awesome DIY Cyborg Costume – Locutus of Borg ( MODDED v6.0 )

cyborg costume

Hello, My name is Kenny, and I’ve always been a huge fan of technology! I’ve always been good with wires. I have thousands of random wires I’ve collected throughout the years which definitely came in quite handy with this cyborg costume. Star Trek The Next Generation movie series has a race of cybernetic organisms call Borg. … Read more

Amazing Homemade Light Up the Night Robot Child Costume

robot child costume

My son is obsessed with robots. My first idea was a classic cardboard box style costume. The problem is he’s two and picky and it had to be comfortable. So I came up with this robot child costume. I got out my clunker of a sewing machine and some stretchy silver fabric and got to … Read more

Awesome DIY Steampunk Ursula Costume is Making Waves

steampunk ursula costume

This creation of this Steampunk Ursula costume has been filled with a lot of firsts. From leather and metal working, to playing with UV lighting and reactive paint. To creating a voice activated light up seashell. And even making two sets of tentacles – one from pool noodles, the other from toy snakes and wire. … Read more

Amazingly Adorable DIY Pink Robot Costume

Char-Bot 2000

Our 4 year old, Charlotte, asked to be a robot for Halloween. My husband said, challenge accepted! We made the costume out of cardboard boxes. Used some duct tape to get the shape we wanted. The arms and legs are made of flexible dryer vent. The pink shoe covers are made of knee pads from … Read more

Awesome Homemade Futurama Bender Costume

bender costume

My 9 year old son was determined to have a Bender costume for Halloween. In addition, he had a lot of input as to how he wanted his costume designed. It took approximately 15 to 20 hours to make over a two month period. Bender made his debut in the Atlanta Five Points Halloween Parade, … Read more

Unique Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg Costume

Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume

The Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume came about after my mother told me a story about an uncle of mine. He once dressed draped in cans at a Carnival many years ago. Well, I had the desire to try and recreate the exact costume but that did not go well. In my sleep I dreamed of … 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

Mom and Son Cardboard Robot Costumes

Mom and Son Cardboard Robot Costumes

I made these cardboard robot costumes because my son decided he wanted to be a robot for Halloween. Since he’s still little I wanted to dress up the same as him. I first looked online to see if I could purchase a costume, but nothing seemed nice enough. I then decided to make our costumes … Read more

Cool DIY Robot Costume

Cool DIY Robot Costume

This costume is a remake of a previous one I had made for a Halloween party. The first one was great to look at, but tough to wear. This one is more flexible, and lighter in weight. The bulk of the panels are plastic serving dishes from weight watcher meals. There is something wonderful about … Read more

The Lava Queen and Her Guard Alien Couple Costumes

The Lava Queen and Her Guard Alien Couple Costumes

Ever since I was little, I have enjoyed watching sci-fi movies. Especially those that included aliens. I always wanted to come up with my own alien species and this year for Halloween I finally got my chance. Being a sophomore in college studying biology makes it hard to find free time. But Halloween is important … Read more

Riley The Robot Costume

Riley The Robot Costume

I always look forward to Halloween, so that I can dress my little girl as some sort of Princess or in a cutesy costume. Well, this year she went to Daddy instead of me and asked if he would help her build the greatest robot costume. They started searching for the perfect box in order to … Read more

Interactive Nuclear Robot Family

Interactive Nuclear Robot Family

My two year loves to walk around acting like a robot, so when it came time to pick costumes my son thought it would be fun to dressup as a whole robot family. I started with double sided foil insulation. They sell it by the roll at the hardware store. It comes pretty thick as … Read more

Killer Candy Robot 3000 Costume

Killer Candy Robot 3000 Costume

I am an 11-year-old boy who loves to make stuff with electronics and programming. This year for Halloween, I decided to make a robot costume. This robot costume that took me about 4 weeks to make, most of the time was soldering and programming/testing the microcontroller code. This costume has 4 microcontrollers inside (2 in … Read more

Best Robot Costume Ever

Best Robot Costume Ever

How we came up with it: My son absolutely loves robots. He points them out everywhere, loves any movie or book involving robots, has a few robot toys which are his favorites, and we have even begun decorating his room with robots because he loves them so much. So when it came time for Halloween, … Read more

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

My son’s robot costume was so much fun to make. First I had to find a box that would fit. I have to confess that I used a beer box for the body – it was the perfect size and it was what we had on hand – yay Sam Adams. I did a search … Read more

Epic Alien Robot Costume

Epic Alien Robot Costume

I took on a large Halloween project and this was my first time using L200 foam, creating latex masks/molds, electronics with voice changers/speakers, making a vacu-form mold and custom painting.  I grew up loving Halloween and each year expand my knowledge building unique costumes. I went to the extreme this year to see what I … Read more

Futuristic Robot Costume

Futuristic Robot Costume

Made it by my self(12 years). Took about 20-30$. painted and ducktaped and every thing. Used many lights for outside and lights inside helmet for inside glow, iron man effect. silver paint makes it look old and damaged. Used fishbowl for front of helmet witch flips up and plastic hosing to connect bottles on back … Read more

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Pumpkin Queen is an original costume design created for Halloween. She is a villainess who will do ANYTHING (even kill) to stop premature Christmas decorating. I have been planning this costume for over a year. The costume and jewelry are steampunk inspired and completely handmade and designed by myself. I began this Steampunk inspired Pumpkin Queen … Read more

Awesome UFO Alien Costume that Lights Up!

Awesome UFO Alien Costume that Lights Up!

This year I decided to create an old-school Alien costume with a UFO, something that I’ve wanted to do ever since I was a kid. Some sci-fi influences include the Tim Burton film Mars Attacks!, Buck Rodgers, the Twilight Zone episode “To Serve Man” and the little green men from Roswell’s Area 51 culture. First off, … Read more

Awesome Bot Costume

Awesome Bot Costume

We spent months brainstorming this awesome bot costume! Our 4 year old talked about being a robot for quite a while, so we decided to make it happen. We started with some used hockey pads and shin guards, used little felt pads (for under appliances) as rivets, and spray-painted them all a shiny silver. Toilet … Read more

Fantastic Alien Glow in the Dark Costumes

Fantastic Alien Glow in the Dark Costumes

I wanted to make fantastic glow in the dark costumes after discovering EL (electroluminescent) wire. It’s cool to the touch and bends and shapes easily.  So I researched how to solder and connect it, then began my project. I bought simple robes for my husband and myself and made them into the basis for the … Read more

DIY Robot Costume that Lights Up!

DIY Robot Costume that Lights Up!

My son wanted a classic box robot costume. We had a lot of fun putting this together. After attaching the cardboard boxes, we painted, taped, and glued away. We added bottle caps, print-outs, reflectors, etc. We also added battery operated lights. We used string lights to poke through from the inside. We also used push … Read more