Home Depot-Sponsored Halloween Costume for my Disabled Son

Home Depot Sponsored Halloween Costume for my disabled son

One year I went to Home Depot in Santa Ana, Ca and I was looking for items to create my son’s halloween costume. I went to a Home Depot employee to ask where I could get these cardboard inserts that came in boxes of tile. So she took me to where they sell the tiles … Read more

Coolest Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

Homemade Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October working on my kids Halloween costumes. Transformers is the theme this year – again! My daughter wanted a Transformer costume and the only girl-friendly character I could think of is the ice cream truck Transformer from the second movie. The Homemade Ice … Read more

Coolest Formula One Transfomer Costume

Homemade Formula One Transfomer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October making my kids Halloween costumes. My son wanted to be a Transformer again. As an experiment, I wanted to see if I could motorize his wheels this time and make the costume functional as a car. His body serves as the frame. … Read more

Cheap and Easy Car-Themed Family Halloween Costumes

Cheap and Easy Car-Themed Family Halloween Costumes

This is a family costume which started with a 21/2 year olds dream of being an orange race car (he also wanted me to be a red race car and his daddy to be a blue one… through our costumes I fulfilled one of his three requests.  In decided what we as a family were … Read more

Coolest Home Made Car Costume

I was so much tensed for my son\'s fancy Dress.It was his first time he is just 2 years old. I really wanted to do something very intresting and wh

I was so tensed for my son ‘s fancy dress. It was his first time, he is just 2 years old. I really wanted to do something very interesting and which took an effort to do. I even had searched it on internet. Finally I found this site and got an idea to do. So I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hummer Costume

Homemade Hummer Costume

My daughter and I had to make a mode of transport costume for her school transport day. We decided on a Pink Hummer costume. We made it out of normal cardboard boxes, paper masking tape, paint and silver engineering tape. For the wheels we downloaded a pictuer of pink alloy wheels of the net and … Read more

Make Your Own Car Costume

Make Your Own Car Costume

I got this costume idea from another Coolest-Homemade-Costume submitter. They made the original version of this and I wanted to share my version of it… and prove that with a little elbow grease it’s possible to recreate these great costumes on this site! My son is obsessed (to say the least) with Hot Wheels cars. … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

This is my homemade transformer costume which took me two days to make. I named it the Tan-yota, my name is Tania and I drive a Toyota haha I used cardboard boxes to cut out the shapes and purchased everything else at the dollar store. The wheels are Frisbees that I painted in black to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

This year for Halloween I made a TRANSFORMABLE Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume. Let me tell you why. Last year I made the coolest Iron man costume, for a school contest, entirely out of flat cardboard boxes and with absolutely no help from anyone. After winning the contest, I thought: “what will I do … Read more

Coolest Hot Rod Race Car Costume

Homemade Hot Rod Race Car Costume

We came up with the idea for this costume because of our love for old cars and hot rods. We also wanted to give the cardboard box costumes a run for their money ! I started by using a fiberglass stroller body to mold paper mache over the top, for my 3D body. Once it … Read more