Adorable Toddler Octopus Costume

Adorable Toddler Octopus Costume

Costumes are kind of a big deal in our home. My husband and I go to 2-3 costume parties a year, and I always make the costumes. They are usually pretty fabulous, so the bar was set high for our son’s second Halloween. He was a year and a half old and was starting to … Read more

Incredible Homemade Light Up Jellyfish Costume

I made this for work. I work with patients in the dark so I was looking for ways to glow brighter with them. I looked up light costumes and saw some basic jelly fish costumes with umbrellas and lights and went with the idea. It was pretty easy. I used pink bubble wrap and fabric, … Read more

Cool Homemade Angler Fish Costume

Here is my son, the Angler Fish (original fish, not the character from movie). He wants to be a scientist, reads a lot of books and makes his own research. He wanted to be an Angler Fish because he finds it one of the most amazing creatures of the ocean. He has a functioning light … Read more

Stunning Homemade Jellyfish Costume

My daughter and I were watching Finding Nemo and as soon as she saw the part that Dory and Nemo jump on the tops of the jellyfish, she decided she wanted to be a jellyfish for Halloween.  She wanted to use a clear umbrella as the base but we decided that a hat style might … Read more

Cool DIY Glowing Jellyfish Costumes

glowing jellyfish costumes

How we Became Jellyfish My fiancé and I were sitting on the couch one night discussing what we were going to do for Halloween. We came up with several ideas, but nothing really sounded that great. My fiancé said “I just really want to be the most venomous marine animal”. Well the process began; we … Read more

Cool Mermaid Costume

Cool Mermaid Costume

I only had 2 days to put this costume together for a local Lagunitas Beer Circus I was attending at Petaluma, Ca. My grandma had just died and I didn’t even feel like drinking, but I had spent $50 on a ticket to this circus and costumes were highly encouraged. On the way into town … Read more

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

I have been designing costumes for my daughter since she was two years old. It’s been a tradition that I’ve always loved, and it is great fun to still be able to design her costumes even though she’s an adult. This year’s costume is a Sea Siren, Mermaid or Water Goddess, and probably one of … Read more

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

My husband and I have always done a couple costume, and this year was no different. I got the idea for the killer whale & trainer costume while thinking about what would be really funny, but also comfortable. Our costume won best group costume. We acted the part all night; I would get my husband … Read more

Glowing Jellyfish Costume

Glowing Jellyfish Costume

My 8 year old daughter wanted a glowing Jellyfish costume for Halloween. OK. Here’s how we pulled it together. Glowing Jellyfish Costume Instructions We took an old sombrero and spray painted it blue. Then we filled it with a long coil of bubble wrap. Next, we added silver party bag filler for sparkle. Then we … Read more

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

My daughter, granddaughter Lilly age 9 and I were brainstorming on what to make for Lilly’s costume. Halloween being her favorite holiday she helps come up with an idea that makes her stand out. During this past summer, we all attended a back yard neighborhood party where we all watched the third movie in the … Read more

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

My daughter loves princesses and dressing up to look like them! She wanted to be Ariel with legs! (Lol) Her cousin decided on being Ursula so they could do a theme together! But mostly, she wanted to be the most beautiful version of Ariel! For the dress, we went to our local fabric store and … Read more

Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid Illusion Costume

Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid Illusion Costume

Ahoy mateys!! Look at this magical discovery that pirate Blackbeard stumble upon on his last voyage! This beautiful mythical creature (also known as my 4 yr old daughter, Sophie) was 100% handmade and created out of her want to become mermaid. I thought the idea of just a mermaid was too plain and simple, so … Read more