Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Our family loves to do Halloween family costume ideas, so when we found out we had another baby on the way we started planning. Trying to figure out how to incorporate the pregnancy into the costume was a lot of fun. So the family basketball game costume was a very simple costume idea that included … Read more

Homemade Space Jam Family Costumes!

Homemade Space Jam Family Costumes!

We came up with this homemade Space Jam family costume idea because our three year old son, Jayden LOVES Space Jam & loves basketball! We think we resembled each character! ;) & it’s hard to find interracial character costumes hehe! Creating the homemade Space Jam Family Costumes We started with solid white shirts & shorts: … Read more

Slam Dunk Pregnant Belly Costume

Slam Dunk Pregnant Belly Costume

I was 8 and a half months pregnant, and I wanted to make a clever pregnant belly costume to wear at the school in which I taught.  I looked online to try to get ideas for pregnant women, and I couldn’t find anything that I liked, or that I willing to put the effort into.  … Read more

Best Harlem Globetrotters Boy Group Costume

Best Harlem Globetrotters Boy Group Costume

Let me start by saying that there aren’t many options for a five-boy group costume unless they are open to being a boy band or something like that.  With that being said, our options were limited.  Since all the boys are athletes and basketball tryouts were right around the corner, The Harlem Globetrotters seemed very … Read more

Pregnant Couple Costume: Basketball Player and Ball

Pregnant Couple Costume: Basketball Player and Ball

I actually painted the ball on my belly myself using the bathroom mirror. I made sure to paint over the stretch marks I have gotten. This is our first pregnancy. I am 38 weeks pregnant in the picture. We don’t know the gender, we are keeping it a surprise so we just say “We are … Read more

Coolest Last-Minute Basketball and Net Costume

Coolest Last-Minute Basketball and Net Costume

Cut out the bottom of a round laundry basket, cut a piece of cardboard to use as a back board(connect the back board to the laundry basket with wire). Paint a line on the backboard. Then you cut a slice out of one of your brothers old basket balls and put it on your head!

Coolest Harlem Globetrotters Homemade Group Costume

We bought the blue tshirts from Michaels for $4 and cut off the sleeves and neck. We got the red shorts at academy for $6 and we used white fabric pa

We bought the blue tshirts from Michael’s for $4 and cut off the sleeves and neck. We got the red shorts at Academy for $6 and we used white fabric paint to paint the stripes on. We realized that it was too time consuming so we just bought athletic tape to do the guys shorts. … Read more

Original Pregnant Basketball Player Costume

I was due in December 2010, and our friends have a halloween party every year. When I was pregnant, I was all belly and I thought if I could somehow

I was due in December 2010, and our friends have a Halloween party every year. When I was pregnant, I was all belly and I thought if I could somehow make my belly a basketball, I could make the rest of the basketball player costume from items around the house. I cut the belly out … Read more

Coolest Harlem Globetrotters Group Costume

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Our group was pretty tall so we thought Globe-Trotters would be perfect. Not to mention we had two college basketball players in our group. Can you guess who? We started at sports authority and found red shorts, tall white socks, blue t-shirts, wrist and head bands. We cut our shirts to make them look more … Read more

Coolest Globetrotters and Referees Group Costume

Globetrotters Group

Our group decided to go as the Globetrotters & refs last year. To make the complete funny Globetrotter costume we purchased the guys short shorts (to help complete the 70’s look), we made jerseys, found as many red white and blue accessories as we could find and completed the look with oversized clown style basketball … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Hoop Costume

Homemade Basketball Hoop Costume

Get Dunked On! Literally. Here is a little play by play of my basketball hoop costume this year: Materials I needed: Foam white board, Basketball Net, Name-Tag Clips, Head Band, black foam sheet, Orange tape, Orange Tights, Red tape, and Print out of a Shot clock. 1) Measure and cut arm holes. 2) Cut hole … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Hoop Halloween Costume

Homemade Basketball Hoop Halloween Costume

I came up with this Homemade Basketball Hoop Halloween Costume about 2 days before Halloween. I wanted to be something different, and non-obstructive like the box-like costumes I had been in the past. So I was a basketball hoop! All you really need is: Cardboard String Markers Tape A sweatband A hole-punch Face paint Hairspray … Read more

Coolest 70s Basketball Team Costume

Homemade 70s Basketball Team Costume

We decided to become a basketball team, inspired by the 70’s and 80’s. Our team, “The Outlaws” needed a Homemade 70s Basketball Team Costume! After looking for jerseys and shorter shorts and having no luck, we found some red jerseys, which one of the girls added to with stars, a number we chose, and each … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shaquille O’Neal Costume

Homemade Shaquille O'Neal Costume

Last year I decided that I need to top all of my previous costumes but had no clue how. First I wondered how to change my appearance so I wouldn’t be too recognizable to my friends. I thought maybe I could be taller. So I went with that idea. Then I said to my self, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pregnant Basketball Player Costume

Homemade Pregnant Basketball Player Costume

Well, I was almost 38 weeks pregnant and came up with the idea after everyone always telling me – you just have a basketball in there… that’s it, just a basketball belly. So it was real easy to come up with this one. Plus, I really didn’t want to do the obvious same ‘ol pregnant … Read more

Coolest Homemade MVPuppets Couple Costume

Kobe and LeBron Rolling Through the Streets of L.A.

As huge NBA fans, my buddy and I decided to create puppets modeled after the famous NIKE commercials. Since there were two of us, it was the perfect fit! We gathered some pictures up on the internet and threw a few grids on them to get the proper proportions. Then the fun began!!! … along … Read more

Coolest Harlem Globetrotters Halloween Group Costume

Homemade Harlem Globetrotters Halloween Group Costume

Another year, another awesome Halloween! My friends and I decided to go with a tribute to the Harlem Globetrotters of the past; you know Curly and the gang. So with that idea here is what we did. First off we order the old school converse all-stars off line at the converse website and had them … Read more

Coolest Basketball Goal Costume

Basketball Goal Costume

I asked my 3-year old what he wanted to be for Halloween and he promptly said a basketball goal! I thought, well that is a silly idea but as my co worker and I commuted to work one day and brainstormed the idea, I quickly changed my mind. This was a great idea. I took … Read more

Coolest Basketball Hoop Costume

Homemade Basketball Hoop Costume

Last year I wanted to be something different then most costumes. So I made this costume out of a laundry basket and i strapped that to my belly. The top part was made of card board and my dad put orange tape in a square formation. The ball was a regular ball I found in … Read more