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

Aquatic Family Life Costumes

Aquatic Family Life Costumes

My 3 year old daughter Mazie was very specific and unwavering  in what she wanted our costumes to be this year: jellyfish for her, octopus for baby brother Julian, sting ray for mom and shark for daddy. No one can establish their opinion quite as firmly as a 3 year old. Perhaps we’ve been spending … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Costumes for the Family

Coolest Under the Sea Costumes for the Family

When my husband, Jesse, and I asked our two year old daughter, Nora, what she wanted to be for Halloween some of the responses we got were Tuesday, ice cream and bathing suit. Living in New Jersey, Halloween night can get very cold and already owning a wet suit we figured that would be a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sharknado Costume

Coolest Homemade Sharknado Costume

This year, I was determined to actually put forth an effort on my Halloween Sharknado costume.  Now, obviously, my costume was based on the terribly SciFi movies Sharknado and Sharknado 2.  And surprisingly enough, the costume came out pretty much exactly like I had pictured it.  Here’s what I used for the tornado: Metal Flower … Read more

Sharknado Costume Preschool Style

Sharknado Costume Preschool Style

My 4 year old son told me last Spring that he wanted to be a Sharknado for Halloween (after he saw Sharknado 2).  I laughed it off, but as fall got closer, he wouldn’t let up and I knew I had to figure it out. I made one that fell apart in minutes at the … Read more

Original Sharknado Costume for Women

Original Sharknado Costume for Women

I wanted a costume that was original and funny this year, and I think this Sharknado Costume came out perfect. I started with the top of the tornado, using wire to create two different sized circles that connected. I used a frame for a wreath that I found at a craft store and manipulated. I … Read more

Awesome Sharknado Costume

Sharknado. Is there anything else more to say? This costume was devasting on all levels. Let’s start with the costume idea: I saw Sharknado over summer and I was thinking..this is brilliant! Sharks…tornado..SO CAL..does it get any better?! Then comes Halloween and I had to think of an epic costume and thought of the summer blockbuster..sharknado! … Read more

Homemade Sharknado Costume That’ll Blow You Away!

Homemade Sharknado Costume That'll Blow You Away!

After watching the Sharknado Movie on the Syfy Channel this summer I was inspired to make a Sharknado Costume for Halloween. I am a Shark Week geek and I love Syfy so this seemed to be the best of both worlds Sharks and Syfy. I threw this costume together in just two days and on … Read more

Inexpensive DIY Costume Idea: Sharknado Coming Through!

Inexpensive DIY Costume Idea: Sharknado Coming Through!

So it was the week after the 4th of July, and I was sitting at a lunch table with my brother and family after being reunited with my brother after eight long weeks of not being able to see or talk to him while he was in basic training for the United States Air Force. … Read more

Sharknado and Killer Shark Couple’s Costume

Sharknado and Killer Shark Couple's Costume

My husband and I love Halloween and really enjoy coming up with creative costumes! After the craze of “Sharknado”, my husband had the great idea to go with this move as the theme of our costumes. We decided that I would be the tornado with sharks and he would be the “killer” shark from the … Read more

Fearless Fin Shepard Battles the Deadly Sharknado Couple Costume

Fearless Fin Shepard Battles the Deadly Sharknado Couple Costume

Sharknado became one of the most talked about movies of the summer.  After I saw it I knew that my boyfriend and I had to create a one of a kind costume for Halloween!  I immediately started hunting for Beanie Baby shark toys at garage sales.  I also started a stockpile of assorted bags of … Read more

Coolest Baby Shark Attack Costume Using Baby Carrier

Coolest Baby Shark Attack Costume Using Baby Carrier

I wanted to create a costume for my 6 month old baby but wanted it too be unique and something I had never seen before. To make the matter more difficult, I also wanted to incorporate using a baby carrier so his costume would be visible, And functional for a six month old. My idea … Read more

Cool DIY Sharknado-Inspired Costume

Cool DIY Sharknado-Inspired Costume

This costume was inspired by the Syfi movie Sharknado. Since this is to be worn to the office on Halloween, I decided to make a waist length version with blue tulle to represent the ocean so I can sit and work.  You can easily extend the material to make a full length sharknado.  Total spent … Read more

Cool Homemade “Shark Week” Group Costume

Cool Homemade "Shark Week" Group Costume

These costumes were epic!  The best we have ever done. We won overall best costume at one of the costume contests in West Des Moines, IA. When other people are asking to take pictures with you, then you know you did good!! I was sitting on the couch watching TV one day, and saw previews … Read more

Creative Shark Week Girls Group Costume

Every year I find it more and more challenging to top my previous Halloween's costume - but this year, we did it! There will never be a better group

Every year I find it more and more challenging to top my previous Halloween’s costume – but this year, we did it! There will never be a better group costume than SHARK WEEK. As a group, we have always refused to buy our costumes at the store, and prefer to be “funny” over “sexy”.  Also, … Read more

Original Homemade Bethany Hamilton Soul Surfer Teen Costume

We love Bethany Hamilton. She is a positive role model and a true inspiration. My daughter decided to honor her by being her for halloween. It was a

We love Bethany Hamilton. She is a positive role model and a true inspiration. My daughter decided to honor her by wearing an original homemade Bethany Hamilton Soul Surfer Teen costume for Halloween. It was a tribute really. Everyone knew who she was even if they couldn’t call her by name. It was fun to watch … Read more

Coolest Shark Attack Costume

Coolest Shark Attack Costume 6

Always been a fan of the movie Jaws and decided to make it come to life with some foam, spray paint and other supplies from around the house, I was able to make a pretty awesome Shark Attack Costume! This was easy to transport, easy to wear and definitely a hit at the party. I … Read more

Coolest Jaws Shark Costume

Homemade Jaws Shark Costume

I made this Homemade Jaws Shark Costume for my freshers ball at uni where the theme was “movie night”. With no money but a lot of cardboard I took the obvious decision to go as Jaws. The head, fin and tail are all just cardboard, paper mache and paint. I was pleasantly surprised at how … Read more

Shark Costume

My son is a huge fan of the Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl so he asked if he could be Shark Boy for Halloween. I suggested how about a shark he was sold! I went on a hunt to find the right type and color of fabric for this unique costume. I wanted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hammer Head Shark Costume

Homemade Hammer Head Shark Costume

My 3.5 year old son insisted on being a Hammer Head Shark; a regular shark would not do, it had to be a Hammer Head. Naturally, we searched for examples but found very little. I started with a grey hoodie sweatsuit and created fins from foam and grey felt. The head is grey felt stuffed … Read more

Coolest Shark Attack Victim DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Shark Attack Victim DIY Halloween Costume Idea

After five years of being a pirate for Halloween, I decided to do something different and more creative. I had the scuba gear, rash guard, board shorts, and leggings, and was originally going to just be a scuba diver but that isn’t very creative so I decided to add a shark to my costume due … Read more

Coolest Homemade Surfer Costume

Homemade Surfer Costume

MATERIALS NEEDED for the homemade surfer costume: * Swim trunks * Rash guard or swim shirt * 1-1/2” thick Styrofoam sheet ($2.50) * Yellow and black spray paint ($2 each) * Shark stuffed animal We did an “undersea” theme for our costumes in 2009. My husband was the surfer. This is the easiest and fastest … Read more

Coolest Homemade Surfer With Shark Costume

Homemade Surfer With Shark Costume

Dad and Mom were easy to do on this costume. I bought gym shorts and a whistle at Academy. We had the Lifeguard shirt screen printed on a trip to the beach. Add some sunscreen to the nose and flip flops and he was done. I bought the shark costume used on eBay. It had … Read more

Coolest Handmade Shark Eating Child Halloween Costume

Handmade Shark Eating Child Halloween Costume

My 6 year old son Declan is fascinated with sharks. My handmade shark eating child Halloween costume is inspired by my son’s love for sharks and the movie Jaws. I started off the costume by making a paper mache helmet so he could wear it with comfort and could take the costume on and off … Read more