Cool Rick and Morty Costume with Paper Mache Mask

Rick from Rick and Morty- Paper Mache Mask

The mass production of costumes and clothing these days has a massive impact on the environment. Halloween costumes are typically made with petroleum byproducts which are cheaply made and uncomfortable; two things that sound pretty terrible to me.  Also I’ve always believed the old adage that “a penny saved is a penny earned”. Making my … Read more

6 Cool Group Halloween Costume Ideas

Group Halloween Costume Ideas

These Group Halloween costume ideas are sure to give you loads of ideas for your homemade costumes. Make sure to visit the main main group costumes section for even more DIY costume ideas! Tetris Group Costume Submitted by Chris Coming off a not so hot year of costumes, we wanted to go big! We wanted to make a big … Read more

Awesomely Unique Homemade Halloween Costume

unique homemade halloween costume

I’ve always wanted to be something whimsical, yet creepy. The idea was always there and this Halloween I was able to make my imaginative Keeper of the Forest character come to life! This unique homemade Halloween costume took quite some time to complete (too many hours to count haha). But the end result I was … Read more

Eco-Friendly, Net Zero, Green Home Costume

green-home-costume

I think “Net Zero” homes are so cool! I also went to an open house a few weeks ago, and the builder (Sy Safi) told us about all the cool systems in his house, which not only make it super energy efficient, but also healthier to live in! I wanted to create something similar so … Read more

Cool Violin Spider Fairy Costume

Cool Violin Spider Fairy Costume

The origin of my Violin Spider Fairy costume comes from the history of the violin spider which is also known as a Brown Recluse spider. The Spider fairy is a generic fictional and fantasy character as well, so I decided to combine both characters into one and to play the violin in order to make a brand new … Read more

Creative Mustache Costume for All Ages!

Creative Mustache Costume for All Ages!

After spending months trying to come up with the most creative costume, my friend and I came up with the idea for a mustache costume! Its a really good costume for any age, and no one will ask you the age old question, “What are you supposed to be?” I won’t lie to you, this … Read more

Hilarious Donald Trump Costume

Hilarious Donald Trump Costume

Happy Huge Halloween. I mean, honestly, I look Fantastic! I’m g-o-i-n-g to be President. How? I’ll just do it. It’ll be great! I make a lot of money. I came up with this idea because I love watching Donald! I mean, he is hilarious, I watch all the debates, Jimmy Fallon’s impersonation of Mr. Trump is hysterical … Read more

Funnel Cake and Churro Couple Costume

Funnel Cake and Churro Couple Costume

This project started as our costumes always do: what would best fit our body types? My husband is tall and skinny whereas I am neither. Given my fondness for churros and the inherent hilarity of food costumes, we chose a state fair theme. A funnel cake was chosen as a good shape and fun costume … Read more

Naked and Afraid Costume

Naked and Afraid Costume

Naked and Afraid is a Discovery Channel show where contestants are put to the ultimate survival test in remote parts of the world completely naked. They are given a burlap sack and allowed one survival item to bring. For this costume, I purchased a nude body suit, some grass material and string, a dark colored … Read more

Unique Welding Girl Costume

Unique Welding Girl Costume

Our little niece told us last year right after Halloween camping; that she wanted to be a welder this year, this blew her Uncle’s mind. To have his little buddy want to emulate him was outstanding. Thus I began the scouting for the items we would need to accomplish this. Her uncle is a welder … Read more

Disco Space Troopers Couples Costume

Disco Space Troopers Couples Costume

My husband and I always try to create our costumes as a couple. We do everything together so it comes natural for us lol. But it does make things a little more challenging. I wanted to create something that would combine the past with the future to keep with the theme for the local contest … Read more

There’s a Fox in the Henhouse Family Costume

There's a Fox in the Henhouse Family Costume

This summer, my dad told my four-year-old daughter a True Story. One day he noticed a fox taking a walk across his field. He watched as the fox stopped in his tracks, stuck his nose high in the air, and turned his head into the southerly wind, the direction of the neighbor’s hen house. This … Read more

Mommy’s Little Magic Dragon Costume

Mommy's Little Magic Dragon Costume

Our family watched the most recent season of America’s Got Talent on NBC.  My son quickly became a fan of Piff the Magic Dragon – a comedian/magician who was competing on the show.  The real Piff finished in the Top 10, and when the season was over, my son announced that he wanted to be … Read more

Black and White Jay and Silent Bob From Clerks

Black and White Jay and Silent Bob From Clerks

I was bugging my brother to dress up as Jay and Silent Bob for a while now and he finally agreed. I was Jay, he was Silent Bob. I just thought it would be really fun. Maybe because the characters always seem to be having so much fun. Whenever people dress up as Jay and … Read more

So Your Child Wants To Be a Juicy, Juicy Pear

So Your Child Wants To Be a Juicy, Juicy Pear

Last Father’s Day, while enjoying dinner out, our three-year old son announced to the table of strangers eating next to us that he was going to be a pear for Halloween. “Oh, that’s nice dear, a bear.” the elderly woman said to our son with an encouraging smile. “No, not a bear, a pear! A … Read more

Legendary Dimebag Darrell Costume

Legendary Dimebag Darrell Costume

My DIY Dimebag Darrell costume was made up of 1 purchased item! The beard! The clothing pieces (mens camo shorts, a ripped off sleeveless band shirt and ball cap) were loaned to me by my husband and the signature Dimebag guitar was loaned to me by a friend! Dimebag Darrell was an American guitarist and … Read more

Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

My son did not want to dress up per se. No makeup, no mask so we came up with this – Jake from State Farm. I can’t tell you how many people loved his costume and also yelled at him ‘What are you wearing?” To which he replied, “Khakis!” It was fun. He carried a … Read more

Cool Smiley vs. Evil Costume

Cool Smiley vs. Evil Costume

I have a shaved head. I thought it would be funny to do a smiley face on the back of it. This made me question what to do with the front of my face. I decided on the classic Good vs Evil theme and it evolved from there. When I spotted Sponge-Bob knee high socks … Read more

The Color Run Costumes for Poor/Lazy Families

The Color Run Costumes for Poor/Lazy Families

When you have 3 little kids, and are chronically underemployed, everything you do has to be low cost and high concept; halloween costumes are no exception. My wife participated in The Color Run 5K a few years back, and it looked fun (except for all that pesky exercise). How could I be a Color Runner … Read more

Cool Guy Fieri Costume

Cool Guy Fieri Costume

About a month ago several friends, my wife and I were talking about doing a Halloween party, because it fell on a weekend. We came to an agreement as to what house it would be at, and thank God, it wasn’t ours. I suggested we throw in a cash prize for best costume, to generate … Read more

Behind the Candelabra Liberace Toddler Costume

Behind the Candelabra Liberace Toddler Costume

My daughter, Ruby, who is 22 months is wearing the Liberace costume. We were given the miniature pink baby grand piano from our niece and Ruby loves to bang on it so we wanted to incorporate it into her Halloween costume. Knowing that Liberace wore amazing ensembles while he performed made him a natural choice. … Read more

The Dream Costume

The Dream Costume

This costume was the product of about six months of work.  It was all based on a simple sketch that I made when bored one day….I looked at the sketch after completion and told myself “I can make that!”.   So the journey began, and me armed with my competitive spirit…set off on a unforgettable … Read more

ECO-Princess Costume

ECO-Princess Costume

Eco Princess — When I was thinking about reducing plastic usage at home, I took that as the concept for this Halloween for my daughter, who co-operated well with me, instead of throwing tantrums for a princess costume. Store bought plain black dress Felt flowers Felt leaves A Happy face & Sad faced Earth – … Read more

Disney Villians All-Girl Group Costume

Disney Villians All-Girl Group Costume

A Disney movie is not complete without a villain but yet they’re highly underrated (still waiting for the day they get a movie of their own) so instead of going the princess route this year we decided to join forces with the dark side and be Disney Villains. Plus sometimes it’s fun to be the … Read more