Awesome DIY Hot Air Balloon Costume

diy hot air balloon costume

Full of Hot Air Go big or go home, I knew I wanted to do something over the top. I wanted the outfit to be thought out from head (or above) to toe for my DIY hot air balloon costume! Coordinating colors was a plan from the beginning from the iconic red balloon to the … Read more

Cool Pilot in a Hot Air Balloon Costume

Cool Pilot in a Hot Air Balloon Costume

My son wanted a pilot in a hot air balloon costume. This is what we came up with! I found a basket large enough for him to comfortably fit in and cut out the bottom. Tied one lunch size paper bag filled with paper with twine to each corner for “sandbags”. I got a flag … Read more

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume – Rise Up to the Next Level!

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume - Rise Up to the Next Level!

This year my 13 year old son wanted something different and original for a Halloween costume. I had seen a photo somewhere online of a hot air balloon costume similar to this, but it was on a much shorter child. The challenge for me was to make one for someone who is 5’4″. I started … Read more

Cool Hot Air Balloon Costume for a Toddler

Cool Hot Air Balloon Costume for a Toddler

Items you will need to make a hot air balloon costume! 2 wire wreath frames 5 dowel rods sculpture balloons strap and harness to make a buckle felt and elastic to make a flame hat basket ribbon uncooked white beans brown paper tape drill hot glue gun You will start by cutting the bottom out … Read more

Hot! Hot Air Balloon Costume

Hot! Hot Air Balloon Costume

This Hot Air Balloon was the best costume ever!!! I got to wear this costume to a block party where there were a ton of people in costumes and I defiantly stuck out in the crowd. I got stopped so many times for pictures and saying how great the costume was. It also helped that … Read more

Cool Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume

Cool Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume

We always make homemeade costumes, so my daughter picked hot air balloon.  I thought to myself, how am I going to pull this one off (previous costumes have been John Deere tractor, bowl of macaroni and cheese), so I knew with some thinking I could get it accomplished.  First I went looking for the perfect … Read more

Homemade Twin Hot Air Balloons Costumes

Homemade Twin Hot Air Balloons Costumes

We like to make our own costumes and for them to be unique. I love using your website for ideas…and seeing how creative people are. Since the girls are twins, we always try to think of things that either come in pairs or that we could duplicate. I had a thought about hot air balloon … Read more

Cool Homemade Hot Air Balloon Costume: Ready for Liftoff

Cool Homemade Hot Air Balloon Costume: Ready for Liftoff

Get a cheap basket that has a solid board floor.  Punch the board out and remove all nails.  Get an oversize t-shirt and hot glue the bottom of the t-shirt to the inside of the basket frame.  Now your child can put the shirt on and “wear the basket” without having to hold it.  Next, … Read more

Cool Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume for a Toddler

Cool Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume for a Toddler

We wanted a creative, awesome costume for our very energetic 15 month old son! We decided on the Hot air balloon costume!! We got a basket, cut out the bottom. Ryder LOVED playing with the basket and ran around the house carrying the basket! We had to get a 3 foot balloon, which was a … Read more

Last Minute Hot Air-Balloonist Costume for Halloween

Last Minute Hot Air-Balloonist Costume for Halloween

I had a Halloween party for my dance team that very day and still had no idea what to be until I was inspired by the Up movie. I started being creative and found a brown straw basket that I cut out the bottom of and fit my hips around. I tied string from the … Read more

Cool Homemade Hot Air Balloon Aviator Costume

Cool Homemade Hot Air Balloon Aviator Costume

I had a great time making this homemade Hot Air Balloon Aviator costume, but it took me months! The outfit was simple: I used a sweater, long light colored scarf, brown leather jacket, and pink wig I already had (colorful wigs make all costumes better!). The goggles were found online. I just wore jeans and sneakers … Read more

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

I decided to make a hot air balloon costume for my 1 year old son G, he hadn’t been walking long so I was afraid if I attached the costume to him he would topple over. I decided to use a cardboard box covered in brown paper weaving strips in and out to give a … Read more

Coolest “Sky” Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

Coolest "Sky" Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

This was a cool ‘sky’ theme that matched the end of our Polish family name. The hot air balloon was made from extra colored flag fabric sewed together.  Then, hoola hoops were inserted and it was attached to an extra laundry basket with four wooden dowels.   It was decorated with some old tan pillow cases … Read more

Amelia Earhart in a Hot Air Balloon Costume

Amelia Earhart in a Hot Air Balloon Costume

When my daughter asked me to be a hot air balloon for Halloween I wasn’t sure if I could pull it off. With the help and brains of my hubby we had this figured out in no time! Building this was quite simple. We cut out the bottom of a basket and used our snowmobile … Read more

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume that Lights Up!

My husband and I decided to once again make our son\'s Halloween costume this year. We had alot of fun doing it. We started with a basket and cut out the bottom.

My husband and I decided to once again make our son’s Halloween costume this year.  We had a lot of fun making his Hot Air Balloon Costume that Lights Up.  We started with a basket and cut out the bottom.  I then sewed some “globe” like shaped strips together to make the balloon cover.  I added boning … Read more

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume with Lights and Flames

We made my son a hot air balloon a few years ago. This was one of the simplest costumes I ever tried! We created a frame from PVC pipe, painted it br

We made my son a hot air balloon costume with lights and flames a few years ago. This was one of the simplest costumes I ever tried! We created a frame from PVC pipe, painted it brown and attached it to a basket with the bottom cut out. We put  a big beach ball on … Read more

Original Hot Air Balloon Costume

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume 13

My son is six years old and he always comes up with unique ideas for his costume each year. This year, he decided on a Hot Air Balloon. My mother and I make his costumes each year. First, I purchased a wicker hamper we cut the bottom out and used black duct tape around the … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Costume

I was motivated in to making costumes for my family so my daughter picked this hot air balloon costume from this site. We used a round laundry basket, some basket weave from a craft store, four dowel rods, flame fabric, a piece of duct work from the hardware store and an inflatable ball from a … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Costume

I am not very good at making costumes for Halloween but this was real easy! The hot air Balloon was made up of a cardboard box and spray paint. The material for the balloon was nylon that I sewed together and used 3/4 inch PVC pipes to hold it up. I sewed the weight bags, … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Costume

Making costumes for Halloween is lots of fun, but I always prefer to make something easy? We came up with the idea of a Hot Air Balloon The basket was a cardboard box covered in light brown paper with darker brown strips weaved through. Along the top rim of the box was large pipe insulation … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Costume

Items used: Cardboard box, white paper strips, balloons, embroidery hoops, plastic pipe, pipe insulation, and paper bag. The balloon basket is made from a cardboard box with both end flaps cut off. Then, cut one-inch strips in the box and weave one-inch white strips through the box to create the basket look. Another thing you … Read more

Train Child Costumes

I used a cardboard box, cut slits into it, and weaved light brown construction paper in and out to make the box look like a basket. Of course the bottom of the box is cut out for her legs. The day of the Halloween party I bought a helium balloon at a party store; the … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Costume

Hot Air Balloon Costume

My children came home from school and announced they wanted to enter the fancy dress competition at the summer fare the next morning! I was at a complete loss! Until I found this site! I quickly came up with three ideas stolen, as you will see directly from other people! As we had no time … Read more