Coolest Homemade Fisherman and Fish Costumes

Homemade Fisherman and Fish Costumes

These Homemade Fisherman and Fish Costumes were made by my mom. Blake is a fisherman and she used cardboard and posterboard to make the boat. Each board is cut out separately and she used silver paper to punch out nail heads. On the back to the boat is the name “Double Trouble” in red. To … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lobster in a Clam Shell Baby Costume

Homemade Lobster in a Clam Shell Baby Costume

I decorated by myself this Homemade Lobster in a Clam Shell Baby Costume. Took a stroller to create the clam shell. I took one big cardboard box and paper mached it into the shape of a clam shell. Painted the shell outside white, inside pinkish. Had to put cushion where my son laid as he … Read more

Coolest Homemade Octopus Costume

Homemade Octopus Costume

MATERIALS NEEDED for this homemade octopus costume: * Black stretchy fabric ($3 scrap at fabric store) * Pink felt ($0.25 for 1 sheet) * Purple felt ($1 for 4 sheets) * Black long-sleeved shirt * Black pants * Hot glue * Fiber fill * Wire clothes hangers * 2” wide heavy-duty nylon belt We did … Read more

Coolest Chef and Lobster Childs Couple Costume

Homemade Chef and Lobster Childs Couple Costume

This is how we made the Homemade Chef and Lobster Childs Couple Costume. My Brother, Chef was a simple white apron and chefs hat with lobster painted on apron and a pair of barbeque tongs. Lobster costume was made with red paper plates, red sweats, red duck tape, two red oven mits, and a red … Read more

Coolest Aquarium Scuba Diver Costume

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How I Made My Aquarium/Scuba Diver Costume: I got the idea from this website and added my own touches. This is a 2-part costume – a scuba diver inside an aquarium. This was very involved and time consuming, but I enjoyed every minute of it! As you can see my bad kitty had to be … Read more

Coolest Ariel in Town Dress Costume

Homemade Little Mermaid Town Dress Costume

This Little Mermaid Town Dress Costume was a great costume for a cold Ohio Halloween. An attractive alternative to sleezy and revealing outfits that are too common. About 3 yards of blue fabric, deep pockets on both sides and a zipper back. A long brown skirt underneath for fluff and warmth. The shirt was done … Read more

Coolest Mermaid PrincessCostume

Pretty Little Princess!

Mermaid Princess, not Ariel. My daughter had the desire to be Ariel for Halloween last year when she was 6 yrs. old but I just couldn’t bring myself to buy her the huge red wigs little girls wear to pull off being Ariel. Also so many of the mermaid costumes are slightly immodest for children. … Read more

Coolest SeaWorld Trainer and Shamu Couple Costume

Homemade SeaWorld Trainer and Shamu Couple Costume

I look forward to Halloween every year, even more so now that I’m older and have a husband that is willing to dress up in whatever I make for him! This year he dressed up as Shamu, the killer whale, and I dressed up as a SeaWorld Trainer! His costume started off as a hooded … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gold Fish Costume

Homemade Gold Fish Costume

I decided to be a Homemade Gold Fish Costume, but cute. Orange was the color I was in love with at the time. First, I needed scales; I found a light salmon colored old lady sequined sweater at Goodwill. I dyed it with RIT orange fabric dye. The boiling process curled the sequins so they … Read more

Coolest Homemade Anglerfish Costume

Homemade Anglerfish Costume

MATERIALS NEEDED for this homemade anglerfish costume: * Mesh framing wire * Poster board ($2) * Tan fabric (I used a flat sheet from WalMart) ($2) * Brown felt for fins ($0.50) * Black felt for eyes and mouth ($0.10) * White felt for teeth ($0.50) * Computer keyboard detachable light (bendable) * Black t-shirt … Read more

Coolest Octopus Costume

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My Octopus costume was made by me! It took a long time but was well worth it! I got 3 pairs of purple leggings which I stuffed with polyester wadding, in a roll as to not get lumpy legs! I then put garden wire through the middle of each leg to create the curve at … Read more

Coolest Deep Sea Fish Costume

Coolest Deep Sea Fish Costume - This picture was taken at the Marriot Halloween party

I really wanted to be something scary, but that people could identify with… Something that actually exists right here on our planet, 3000 feet below the surface of the ocean! I decided first that I wanted it to be BIG! These fishes in reality are quite small, but I thought maybe if I blew up … Read more

Coolest Ariel the Little Mermaid Costume

Homemade Ariel the Little Mermaid Costume

My friend’s five year old daughter wanted an Ariel the Little Mermaid Costume for Halloween, but did not like any of the Ariel costumes on the rack at any of the stores. I told my friend that I would see what I could do about making a costume she might like. I got some green … Read more

Cool Mermaid Costume for a Girl

Blue Rose Mermaid Costume

This is a mermaid costume I made for Halloween this year. At first, my daughter wanted to be The Little Mermaid. Then, she saw this rose fabric I still had and wanted to be a blue mermaid with red hair (so she was still a little like Ariel). As a six-year-old we all know they … Read more