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

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

Our Little Mermaid in Costume

Our Little Mermaid in Costume

My 3-year-old daughter is really into mermaids.  Not the Little Mermaid specifically, but mermaids in general.  She asked to be a mermaid for Halloween this year.  I looked online for inspiration (this site included, of course) and borrowed ideas from here and there.  My daughter went with me to shop for fabric and chose purple … Read more

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

I take Halloween very seriously. Probably too seriously but I can thank my mom for that for always throwing me Halloween parties for my birthday growing up. For the past few years I’ve always wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween but procrastinated each year because I knew it would be a lot of time, … Read more

Pod of Sexy Mermaids – All Girl Group Costumes

Pod of Sexy Mermaids - All Girl Group Costumes

I love mermaids! I have always wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween but all the costumes I have ever seen are pretty cheap looking.  I wanted something that was sexy, form fitting and somewhat “realistic.”  I told my friends about my mermaid costume idea and they wanted in as well.  There are 7 of … Read more

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

For work we had all decided to dress up as DIsney characters.  Naturally with my red hair I chose to be Ariel.  I took it a step further and did a slightly “hipster” version of the little mermaid.  This cosutme was fun to make and everyone loved it! I already had black booties from Forever … Read more

Pretty Sequin Mermaid Costume

Pretty Sequin Mermaid Costume

I wanted to be something awesome this Halloween, something I loved and enjoyed dressing up as several times for parties and such. I decided I wanted to go as a Mermaid but did’t like the costumes I was seeing online. I even looked up some patterns to make your own mermaid costume, but they had … Read more

Princess Mermaid Costume

Princess Mermaid Costume

I wanted to create a princess mermaid costume which fit my body type and was also flattering and made me feel like a sexy mermaid princess! Unlike the store bought costumes I wanted to have a unique costume that no one else had! I did buy the shell bra, but I glue-gunned some rhinestones and glued it … Read more

Coolest Fisherman and Mermaid Couple Costumes

Coolest Fisherman and Mermaid Couple Costumes

I got the idea for these couple costumes because I ran across the fishscale print maxi skirt on Amazon. I bought it, foam sea shells, an octopus necklace, starfish hairclip, starfish earrings, a starfish ring, the net, crab, and seaweed boa all off Amazon. I tapered in the skirt a bit at the knees to … Read more

Cute Little Mermaid Costume for an Infant Girl

Cute Little Mermaid Costume for an Infant Girl

This Is How I Created This Cute Little Mermaid Costume For An Infant Girl: The body of this Little Mermaid costume was cut out of flesh colored satin using a nine month onesie for size. The tail of the costume was made out of turquoise sequined material and shoulder pads were covered in this material … Read more

Amazing Ursula and Ariel Little Mermaid Illusion Costume

Amazing Ursula and Ariel Little Mermaid Illusion Costume

Hi!I am a schoolteacher and I love to make a fun costume each year to wear to school. I made this costume from scratch using mostly plaster, paper mache, paint, fabric, and about 10lbs of stuffing! It is just me in the costume; my upper half is Ariel and my legs are the tentacles. Halloween … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mermaid Costume

Coolest Homemade Mermaid Costume

What you need for this costume is: hot glue, hot glue gun, fabric glue, sea shells, fish net, black leggings, tulle & sequin fabric (colors of your choice) a bracelet, ripped green fabric or fake seaweed, some thread & body paint (optional) 1st, I cut out some fish net, roughly in the shape of a … Read more

Sexy Underwater Mermaid Glam Costume

Sexy Underwater Mermaid Glam Costume

Being that Halloween is my favorite day of the year, I started this project about 9 months in advance. The little mermaid was my life when I was a kid, and something I have always aspired to be. Using an old bra and some fabric I purchased, I created a mermaid look. Each seashell and … Read more

Sexy Ariel Costume

Sexy Ariel Costume

I’ve wanted to create an Ariel costume for a while, so I’m glad I finally did it this year! It wasn’t the type of costume to stand out in a crowd because Ariel is done so much. I still enjoyed wearing it and I really was pleased with the way it turned out! Wig: I … Read more

Beautiful Ariel the Little Mermaid Costume

Beautiful Ariel the Little Mermaid Costume

I have been pretty much obsessed with anything Disney, mermaid, Ariel and the ocean pretty much my whole life, and with my red hair I figured it was about time I was Princess Ariel from The Little Mermaid! To make this costume I enlisted the help from my friend to sew the tail as my … Read more

Homemade Optical Illusion Mermaid Treasure Costume

Homemade Optical Illusion Mermaid Treasure Costume

My nine year old daughter wanted to be a mermaid being carried by a pirate this year. She always loves the optical illusion costumes. She keeps her costume a secret until the day of Halloween and all of her classmates gather around to see what we came up with that year. We made the pirate … Read more

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

I’ve wanted to be a scary mermaid for years and finally made it happen. I made the scales out of many different shimmery fabrics hot glued to a long body-con skirt I gathered and sewed at the knees to give it the right shape, and the fin out of tulle and seaweed. I hot glued … Read more

Zombie Prince Eric and Innocent Ariel Couple Costume

Zombie Prince Eric and Innocent Ariel Couple Costume

OKAY, so first off, I wanted to be little mermaid and my boyfriend Prince Eric, but with a horrifying twist! Price Eric has turned into a zombie and took a chunk out of little sweet Ariel’s neck. Our costume was a HIT at my party and I received so many compliments on each of our … Read more

Little Mermaid Baby Costumes

Little Mermaid Baby Costumes

For this Little Mermaid costume, I took apart a baby onsie to use as a pattern to make the top. I added the seashell bra and stuffed it a little then added iridescent material to make them shiny. I bought fabric for the tail and took a pair of leggings and crossed one leg over … Read more

Easy Woman’s Mermaid Costume!

Easy Woman's Mermaid Costume!

I always joke about wanting to be a mermaid, so I knew exactly what my costume should be!! After all, that’s what Halloween is all about right? Being something or someone else for a day, if only a day? :) To create the mermaid costume I started by picking out an old hot pink bra … Read more

Sexy Little Mermaid Homemade Costume

Sexy Little Mermaid Costume

This Little Mermaid costume was definitely not as easy to make as I thought it would be. Putting it together caused several glue gun burns. I can definitely say that I’m scarred for the next couple of weeks because of my costume. LOL! It was all worth it, though. I love it!!! I made the … Read more

Plus-Size Mermaid Costume Idea

Plus-Size Mermaid Costume Idea

I had a bunch of old CDs that I didn’t listen to anymore and as I was going through them to toss them out I thought that they looked a bit like fish scales, and that’s where my idea for a plus-size mermaid costume was born. I found a green dress at Good Will and my … Read more