Mombie: Unborn Bayby Breaks Free!

Mombie: Unborn Bayby Breaks Free!

I was nearly seven months pregnant, and I didn’t feel very sexy. I had a short red dress in my closet from Valentine’s Day, and it fit me like a shirt. I only had a few days until Halloween, so i had to come up with something quickly. I figured: I want to incorporate my … Read more

Always Rolling School Bus Wheelchair Costume

Always Rolling School Bus Wheelchair Costume

Little Miss Jocelyn is always used to rolling so it was inevitable she would be a school bus. She is 7  years old and wheelchair bound so I tried this year to work it in somehow. The costume is just boxes and poster board but still frustrating and time consuming to make. In the end … Read more

Wheelchair Willy Wonk and Chocolate Factory Costumes

Wheelchair Willy Wonk and Chocolate Factory Costumes

My best friend, sister in law, and myself have four toddlers all the same age. Every year the local fair has a kids costume parade. The entire town shuts down for everyone to come watch the kids walk down the middle of the town showing off their favorite costumes. Even the local cops block traffic … Read more

Batmobile Wheelchair Costume

Batmobile Wheelchair Costume

Our son Luke has Menkes Disease. It’s a rare fatal disorder that means he can’t walk or talk. He can’t sit upright without support of his wheelchair. The wheelchair makes it hard to go trick or treating. This year dad decided to make the chair part of the costume. A cardboard wardrobe box was cut … Read more

Simple and Fun Wheelchair Couples Costume

Simple and Fun Wheelchair Couples Costume

This was our first Halloween dressing up together so I wanted to do something unique and it worked!  We got a small fold away table added a table cloth and secured it to the foot rest of his wheelchair.  Then we used Velcro to secure the other items to the table cloth.  The only thing … Read more

Last Second Prego Nun Costume

Last Second Prego Nun Costume

I had told my husband that everybody at my work was going to be disappointed that I wasn’t dressing up as something Fun for Halloween this year.  I just hadn’t had time to come up with anythng Fun because we had been to busy dealing with other issues.  I got up the next moring and … Read more

Awesome Toothless and Hiccup Wheelchair Costume

Awesome Toothless and Hiccup Wheelchair Costume

This year my son picked “Hicup” and “Toothless” from the dreamworks movie “How to Train your Dragon”.  This one was a doozie.  We worked the body again with foam board, sanding and sculpting the lines  We made a large square block of foam board from glueing sheets together and forming a square.  We sculpted the … Read more

Awesome Hot Air Balloon for Child’s Wheelchair Costume

Awesome Hot Air Balloon for Child's Wheelchair Costume

I try to make my sons wheel chair part of his costume every year. He gets excited when he goes to school. There are always tons of kids and parents waiting for him to arrive so they can see his costume. A few costume from the past include a king in his throne. A bull … Read more

Coolest Alien in a UFO Costume for a Wheelchair

Coolest Alien in a UFO Costume for a Wheelchair

My son is 8 years old and LOVES this time of year.  We always try to build his costume to incorporate his wheelchair so he can be just like everyone else out trick or treating.  We like to try to be original and not the store bought costumes or the most popular thing of the … Read more

Gentleman Wheelchair Costume

Gentleman Wheelchair Costume

I always like dressing up my wheelchair for Halloween, and this year I think I hit the jackpot!  In the seven years I have been a wheelchair user (thanks to a lovely genetic disease called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome), nothing has ever gotten quite the reaction this year’s costume did! I was initially inspired by some giant … Read more

“The Earnhardt #3″ Wheelchair Costume for 7 Year Old William Joel

"The Earnhardt #3" Wheelchair Costume for 7 Year Old William Joel

7 year old, growing William Joel (born with spina bifida) owns a very special Nascar Dale Earnhardt jacket that surely will NOT fit him next year so this Halloween I decided to make him a wheelchair costume to match his speedy personality & his special jacket.  I first measured huge pieces of cardboard to fit … Read more

Coolest Maternity Costume – Finished in 20 Minutes!

Coolest Maternity Costume - Finished in 20 Minutes!

Who says you can’t dress up on Halloween if you’re pregnant? This easy costume is comfortable and fun…plus it does hurt to be told you look hot all night long. Here’s a simple pregnancy related costume you can finish in 20 minutes, in 6 easy steps. Step 1 – Form fitting black top and pants. … Read more

Baby Bump’s First Costume: Pot o’ Gold at the End of the Rainbow!

Baby Bump's First Costume: Pot o' Gold at the End of the Rainbow!

In early September I was Googling maternity costumes without much luck. I saw plenty of zombie baby parts affixed to bloodied t-shirts and wasn’t feeling it. There were also myriad pictures of women with their cute little bellies painted like the Earth or a basketball or a fishbowl, but these days I’m not really feeling … Read more

Pregnancy Costume Idea: A Bun in the Oven

Pregnancy Costume Idea: A Bun in the Oven

A couple years ago when I was pregnant with my 4 th son, I wanted to enter my works costume contest. I had a hard time fitting into any costume I tried, so I decided to make my own. At work we big boxes that our post op kits come in. (I work at a … Read more

Awesome Bee Flower Wheelchair Car Costume

Awesome Bee Flower Wheelchair Car Costume

Here is a flower car made out of cardboard and decorated with close to 200 paper crepe flowers around a wheelchair.  Each flower was hand made and took about a week to make all the flowers. This was a blast to make and took some time but worth it and fun showing it off at several Halloween events. … Read more

Easy Couple’s Costume: The Milkman and Pregnant Housewife

Easy Couple's Costume: The Milkman and Pregnant Housewife

My husband and I thought long and hard about what we were going to dress up as for Halloween. We wanted to do something that we had never seen before.  Something original and homemade.  Hence, the birth of the Milkman and Pregnant Housewife! Milkman Costume:  My husband works at a Collision Center, so he talked … Read more

Scary Pregnant Costume

Scary Pregnant Costume

This is my favorite costume of all the costumes I’ve ever had, it’s a Scary pregnant costume. Be pregnant! The bigger the better Get an old shirt and a baby doll Rip the baby’s head and one arm off Determine your placement and rip a hole in the shirt Attach the doll parts to your … Read more

Homemade 1950’s Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Costume

Homemade 1950's Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Costume

To be pregnant is great, but to be pregnant during the Halloween season is even better!!! I knew I had to take advantage of this opportunity and use my pregnant body to my advantage in my Halloween costume! It was especially important to me, because I knew this was going to be the final and … Read more

Easy Button Maternity Halloween Costume

Easy Button Maternity Halloween Costume

As a teacher, Staples is among my favorite places to shop. When I realized I’d be quite pregnant come Halloween the Easy Button seemed too funny to pass up. I teach at a high school, and the students were especially entertained by the many interpretations of a pregnant woman labeled Easy- perhaps lacking in class, … Read more

Pot o’ Gold Pregnant Halloween Costume

Pot o' Gold Pregnant Halloween Costume

We love Halloween, but thought the pumpkin belly and pregnant skeleton costumes were played out. What else is round?? A pot of gold of course! the leprechaun was all thrift store finds, luckily my husband has a small waist and can fit into large ladies pants no problem. Lol. (Can you believe someone actually wore … Read more