Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Let me introduce you to this far out little Earth, who is my 5 year daughter. She wanted to be the world for Halloween! She loves space and maps and because she is from Thailand and we have family around the globe, we often talk about how the sun and moon are visible at different … Read more

Coolest Paper Mache Earth Costume

Coolest Paper Mache Earth Costume

If you have seen our earlier planet costume 2012 Saturn. This project was very similar. We used a medium sized palates ball and paper Mache. After 3-4 layers of Mache we deflated the ball through about an 8” hole at the top. Once the ball is out we use strips of Gorilla tape on the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Solar System Costume

Coolest Homemade Solar System Costume

My 9 year old son has a learning disability and he learns by having hands on. So the chapter he was working on was the solar system.  So I decided to be the moon and sun to show him how the plants rotate around the sun for day light and darkness. I have all nine … Read more

Homemade Solar System Costume

Homemade Solar System Costume

I am a huge fan of all things space, so for my Halloween homemade Solar System costume I decided to embody my love for the our solar system. To start, I went looking for any and all space theme fabrics I could find. I decided on a galaxy print as the base, and was lucky … Read more

Coolest “Sky” Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

Coolest "Sky" Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

This was a cool ‘sky’ theme that matched the end of our Polish family name. The hot air balloon was made from extra colored flag fabric sewed together.  Then, hoola hoops were inserted and it was attached to an extra laundry basket with four wooden dowels.   It was decorated with some old tan pillow cases … Read more

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

This year was the first Halloween that our son has ever experienced.  He is just barely three months old so I wanted to make sure he was cute and comfortable.  My husband is a Captain in the army and we had an event that was a costume party.  I knew it would be around the … Read more

Creative Homemade Ms. Universe Costume

I've heard of little kids and pregnant ladies dressing up as the solar system for Halloween. I wanted to take that costume idea and make it a little

I’ve heard of little kids and pregnant ladies dressing up as the solar system for Halloween. I wanted to take that costume idea and make it a little sleeker and trendier so made a Ms. Universe costume. I started out by taking a dress I already owned paired with leggings and shoes that I already … Read more

Coolest Sunshine Costume

My very creative daughter decided she wants to be a sun for Purim. The internet offered boring/expensive options.  Well, with some arts and craf

My very creative daughter decided she wants to be a sun for Purim. The internet offered boring/expensive options.  Well, with some arts and crafts, present string, gold paper plates, yellow tights and shirt we put together this Sunshine costume.

Coolest Solar System Halloween Costume

Space...the final frontier.

This year, our 5-year-old wanted to be… The Solar System!! Gulp. After much debate and trying to convince our son that we needed a back-up plan, my wife and I began the quest. The assembly consisted of a bike helmet (thrift store), Styrofoam balls, plant wire, spray paint, glitter, a black t-shirt, fabric glue, and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume

Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume

This is how I made our Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume. I got 3 large 36 inch balloons and paper mached them for the earth, moon and sun. I let them sit for a couple of days so that everything was dry. For the moon, I added craters. I popped the balloons and painted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Astronaut and Solar System Couple Costume

Homemade Astronaut and Solar System Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I decided to be a Homemade Astronaut and Solar System Couple Costume for Halloween this year. We tucked an old lab coat into Aikido (martial arts) pants found in our closets and pinned an American flag on his arm for his astronaut costume. With a 2 liter soda bottle and the hose … Read more

Sun Costume

My eight-year old nephew is really interested in space and originally wanted to be the planet Mercury for Halloween. My sister tried to talk him into a different child Haloween costumes knowing that it would be all but impossible to find a Mercury costume. I told her that I had found a sewing pattern to … Read more