Frightened Inner Tuber Behind Bad Boat Driver Costume

Frightened Inner Tuber Behind Bad Boat Driver Costume

Jackson is our 4th son. He is 10 years old and this was the last school parade for our family (this is our last year in Elementary school). All four of our boys have learned to tube and ski behind our 1982 Master Craft ski boat at our cabin in Kentucky. So, we thought this … Read more

Cool Chief Brody Costume in Cardboard Box Orca Boat from JAWS

Cool Chief Brody Costume in Cardboard Box Orca Boat from JAWS

My husband created the boat from a cardboard box.  We then painted it to match the boat from the Jaws movie.  We added so much detail to the boat trying to get it exactly; yellow barrels, wire, ladder, windows, life ring, tower, lines,  letters on the back spelling orca, lights and the funnest accessory was … Read more

Captain of the Unsinkable Titanic Costume

Captain of the Unsinkable Titanic Costume

My father and I made this ship costume for my 5 yr old son. He loves everything about Titanic. The wood ship is 8 ft long and weights about 30lbs. My father assembled the wood by dipping it in water and bending it. Painting it did not take to much time but it was especially … Read more

Original DIY Costume Idea for a Boy: Captain of the Titanic

Original DIY Costume Idea for a Boy: Captain of the Titanic

When I asked my six year old son, Ethan, what he wanted to be for Halloween this year, it came as no surprise when he confidently responded “the captain of a cruise ship – the Titanic!”.  You see has has been obsessed (to put it mildly) with ocean liners ever since he saw the movie … Read more

Original I’m On a Boat Halloween Costume

Original I'm On a Boat Halloween Costume

I had a blast this Halloween, rocking the light up Jeopardy board on Friday night and this awesome boat Halloween costume on Saturday! I originally started with just the hat and jacket, and wanted to make it more awesome. I thought of the boat idea, which turned into light up boat, and finally adding Andy … Read more

Cool Homemade Titanic Costume

Homemade Titanic Costume

My son Anthony has been obsessed over the Titanic and my wife decided to make a replica Homemade Titanic Costume with Styrofoam board and suspenders. We have been reading books and going to exhibits so he learns as much as he can about the tragedy. I know it is not a typical event that children … Read more

The Deadilest Catch Costume

Homemade Deadilest Catch Costume

For this “The Deadliest Catch” costume, I used one long cardboard box and one smaller. I cut the hole out to make sure of the fit. Then I started to see what I wanted. I taped the control bridge on and shaped it up to look like a ship. I used plastic separators from them … Read more

Coolest Drag Boat Racing Costume

Coolest Drag Boat Racing Costume

This fall we went to a local drag boat racing competition. My son Brendan, who is 6, loved it. So when Halloween rolled around, he asked if he could be a drag boat for Halloween. Okay. I had some thinking to do. I went to the local hardware store and wandered around to see what … Read more

Boat Costume

This is my 4yr old daughter who loves Lil Toot. It’s lots of fun making a Halloween costume so I was up for the challenge. I used cardboard for the different shapes of the boat. Then I reinforced it with papier mache to get rid of all the construction imperfections and painted it. For the … Read more