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

Coolest Hotair Balloon Costume

Hotair Balloon Costume

This is a Hot Air Balloon costume using my daughter’s left over medical supply boxes etc. It is made with a small cardboard box that we threaded wool through to look like a basket, we added filled socks for the sandbags, we used old catheter tubes too create the poles of the basket and attached … Read more

Coolest Hot Air Balloon Costume

Homemade Hot Air Balloon Costume

The basket of this Hot Air Balloon costume is a cardboard box covered in burlap material that was attached with an adhesive spray. Inside the basket is a cut-down broom handle that was screwed into the front and back for easy carrying. The balloon frame is made of bendable plastic molding that was screwed together. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hot Air Balloon Costume

Homemade Hot Air Balloon Costume

I love making costumes and this Hot Air Balloon costume was perfect for my son! I found a basket at a second-hand store and had my dad cut out a circle out of wood the same size as the basket and attached PVC pipe for the polls and another circle for the top, then I … Read more