Coolest Homemade Costume for a Pint-Sized Rocker

Coolest Rocker Costume for 20 month old Boy

Well this came about due to being on a limited budget and wanting to stay away from the traditional package costumes. I had already made the vest for him prior to Halloween. It did take some cutting and sewing and of course some ironing. He already owned the jeans and shirt. Bought him a bandanna, … Read more

Cutest Baby Costumes: The Delicious Granny Twins

cutest baby costumes

I wanted something different for my twins first Halloween that wasn’t just store bought but also wouldn’t put a huge dent in my bank account. I am a new mom of twins so I had a tight budget for TWO babies. For both costumes, it ended up costing me less than $7 to make! Mainly … Read more

Adorably Hilarious Homemade Toddler Old Lady Costume

toddler old lady costume

This toddler old lady costume was inspired by my mom (my daughter’s Grammy). It was her idea and although I thought it was lame at first, the idea stuck so we decided to give it a try. The supplies included a dress from Value Village, bag of cotton balls, sock nylons, sunglasses, necklace, sequin, hot … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Ghost of Jerry Garcia Costume

For the longest time I have wanted to do a twist on the traditional bed sheet ghost costume and here it is…The Ghost of Jerry Garcia. I used white fabric and a tie dye kit for the main part. I bought a Santa wig and beard (and trimmed the beard). I added 2 skeletal hands … Read more

Coolest Lil Bo Peep and the Man Who Stole My Sheep Costume

I wanted something completely different. I talked my husband into being a sheep doer and I would be Lil Bo Peep. This Lil Bo Peep and the Man Who Stole My Sheep Costume was a huge hit! Everywhere we went folks had to get pictures! We didn’t enter any contest but I have no doubt … Read more

Adorably Tough Baby Twins Halloween Costumes With Orthotic Helmets

baby twins halloween costumes

The background behind our biker baby twins Halloween costumes: Our 8 month old twin boys were diagnosed with abnormal head shapes. Gabriel has Plagiocephaly, which presents as an asymmetrical (uneven) head shape. Noah has Brachycephaly, which presents as an abnormally wide head shape resulting from a central flattening of the back of the head. So, … Read more

Easy DIY Adorable Twin Old Ladies

We thought dressing our twin daughters up as old ladies would be a fun Halloween costume. The costumes were very easy to put together.  I glued craft pom-poms onto hats for their wigs.  My husband made walkers out of PVC pipe and spray painted them.  We added tennis balls for a fun effect.  I purchased … Read more

Cool Barbie and Old Granny Costumes

Cool Barbie and Old Granny Costumes

My daughters are 6 and 7 but are complete opposites. One is quite and reserved. One is all diva. So one chose to put on a Barbie costume and the other chose an old granny costume. For the Barbie costume we started with a large box and just cut it like a doll box, spray painted it and … Read more

Adorable Grandparents Baby Costumes

Adorable Grandparents Baby Costumes

Silas (4 months old) and Gabrielle (5 months old) dressed up for Halloween in a grandma costume and a grandpa costume!  Dressing the babies up as old people was one of the funniest things I’ve ever done! We couldn’t contain our laughter, we were in tears. The ‘poor’ babies were very concerned when tears started … Read more

Beer Belly Hillbilly Costume Idea for a Pregnant Woman

Beer Belly Hillbilly Costume Idea for a Pregnant Woman

So in October 2014 I had a brilliant idea to dress my fat baby belly up in a hillbilly costume, in hopes of winning a contest. Trying to not spend too much money, I borrowed my dad’s flannel shirt, bought suspenders and found some of my boyfriend’s old clothes (which I could not zip the … Read more

Your Favorite Emoji Girl Costume

Your Favorite Emoji Girl Costume

Challenge Accepted! I first came up with this idea because my friends and I always use this emoji when sending texts/snapchats. I knew it was going to be difficult to figure out how to keep the fake arm in the air all night, and I really enjoy a challenge.  My friends said “There is no … Read more

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

For my Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume, I wore an old dress and added a feather to my coiffed hair. Got beard last year on clearance from Duck Dynasty costume saved it to create shocking bearded lady. Could build on this costume by adding more people to have a full side show. Cheap … Read more

Hilarious Madea Costume

Hilarious Madea Costume

I came up with the idea for this Madea costume from watching several different Tyler Perry movies. I have been wanting to do it for the past 3 year, but have never succeeded in doing it. Finally this year, I was able to do it. I went to a local thrift store to pick up … Read more

Funny Queen Elizabeth Costume

Funny Queen Elizabeth Costume

Here’s my version of a Queen Elizabeth costume.  Queen Elizabeth is a big hit in West Hollywood (where more queens are needed). Many of the costume items are thrift store finds. I found the Queen Elizabeth costume dress at the Rose Bowl Flea Market. Everything from the dress to the medals, top the stroller to … Read more

Winged Baby Nerd Costume

Winged Baby Nerd Costume

It was my eight month old daughter’s (my 1st child) first Halloween and I could not figure out what to buy. I racked my brain for two entire months looking online, going to different stores and more. My husband just let me be since I was momma on a mission to find the best outfit … Read more

Over the Hill Beauty Queens Group Costume

Over the Hill Beauty Queens Group Costume

We have an annual sister’s weekend every October and get together in a town in Western Michigan. We have discovered an adult costume parade in the town where we were staying and have participated in it the last two years. It’s a blast. There are four of us sisters and we decided on a theme … Read more

Coolest Lil Granny Toddler Costume

Coolest Lil Granny Toddler Costume

Every year I normally create costumes for my kids. This year, I decided that our toddler would be a prefect granny! She’s short, she repeats herself (a lot), she’s incredibly nosy, and we typically wait around for her to complete any task – especially getting in and out of the car, so, she has the … Read more

Last-Minute Nerd Costume for a Girl

Last-Minute Nerd Costume for a Girl

My daughter wanted to be a nerd. All the ones in the stores were way to revealing, so we went thru her closet. We used cloths when already had. The only thing we bought was the suspenders and tie.  She even truned to YouTube for some help making her fake braces. Which are simply earring … Read more

Cutest Buddhist Monk Toddler Costume

Cutest Buddhist Monk Toddler Costume

The idea for this Buddhist Monk toddler costume came from my American husband who loves my Asian culture and history. His love for the culture grew even more after visiting Vietnam with my family and I. That’s where he saw many Buddhist temples and loved how calm, serene, and peaceful they were. Our son Nolan … Read more

Cutest Little Old Man Costume for a Toddler

Cutest Little Old Man Costume for a Toddler

This is my son “old man Charlie”! When deciding on a costume this seemed like a natural choice. His wardrobe is already pretty old man like (lots of cardigans) and we had the glasses – all we needed was a walker and mustache! He hates to wear his glasses, and he’s never worn a mustache … Read more

Cool Chola and Cholo Couple Costume

Cool Chola and Cholo Couple Costume

My husband and I came up with the costume idea months before Halloween and had a party just so we could wear them. Most of the main pieces we owned or bought from Goodwill.  What made the costumes was my makeup, for which there are all kinds of YouTube tutorials, and all the accessories: neck … Read more

Cruella Deville and Jail Bird Accomplice Couple Costume

Cruella Deville and Jail Bird Accomplice Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I had been contemplating since last month after being invited to a costume party what we could be that wouldn’t cost a whole lot AND include our dog as he’s a part of us, you know! And so I was looking for ideas everywhere, and it just so happened that I was … Read more

Homemade Scary Shining Sisters Couple Costume

Homemade Scary Shining Sisters Couple Costume

For 20 some odd years, both Kyle and I dreaded Halloween. As kids, we grew up with the standard drugstore costumes: a plastic face mask with a thin elastic strap that was sure to break 10 minutes after putting it on, eye-holes that restricted 70% of your vision, and a plastic suit with your favorite character … Read more