Insanely Epic DIY Gumball Machine Costume

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Oh boy did this cause marriage arguments every time I asked the hubby to help me with what he called a ridiculous project. I wanted something different and creative. I wanted something that was good enough to enter in a costume contest. That is when I came up with this great idea of mine. Made with … Read more

Fun Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

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My son decided he wanted to be something completely different than what they sell in the stores. He told me he wanted to be a gumball machine. When I heard that I was very surprised. I wasn’t exactly sure how to go about making a gumball machine costume. After I googled DIY gumball machine costume, … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Gumball Machine

I bought an acrylic dome that is used for security cameras that are mounted on the ceiling. I filled it with sponge balls used for magic tricks. Then I placed white felt on the back to enclose the balls. The bottom part of the machine is made of red felt. It has suspenders on it … Read more

Creative Gumball Machine Costume

Creative Gumball Machine Costume

I ask my kids what they want to be every year. My daughter always comes up with some great ideas. This year she wanted to be a gumball machine. My mother used to make my costumes when I was little and I have continued the tradition with my own kids. Supplies: red fleece, gray and … Read more

Put the Quarter in the Gumball Machine Couple Costume

Put the Quarter in the Gumball Machine Couple Costume

Homemade Gumball Machine Costume For this gumball machine costume I used: A red dress from Forever 21 a sheet of Duct tape Cricut machine to cut the letters and numbers a hot glue gun a red headband a few hundred pom-poms red heels 2 Wilton silver cake bases black ribbon, a paint marker a black … Read more

The Cutest DIY Baby Gumball Machine Costume

The Cutest DIY Baby Gumball Machine Costume

This was my daughter’s first Halloween, so I wanted to make a special costume for her even though she wouldn’t remember it any more than I remember my high school trigonometry class. I’m almost never creative (I can’t even cook without following a detailed recipe), so like many others, I scoured Pinterest for an idea … Read more

My First Halloween Costume: Gum Ball Machine

My First Halloween Costume: Gum Ball Machine

I bought a white shirt, 2 pounds of colorful and glittery pom poms from Amazon, and a red pencil skirt from the thrift store. I hot glued the pom poms to the shirt and added a silver candy dispenser flap (a notecard covered in duct table) with a 25 cent sign on it to the … Read more

Sexy No-Sew Gumball Machine Costume

Sexy No-Sew Gumball Machine Costume

Needed: A Strapless LRD (little red dress), two-three large packages of multi-color medium sized pom-poms (about 250-300, depending on size of area to cover), silver duct tape (wide), black fabric (I used scrapbook fabric-paper), scissors, wax paper, stickers (two, five, cent symbol), hot glue gun, hot glue, patience. How to: 1)  Start with the Pom-Poms … Read more

Cool Gum Ball Machine Costume

Cool Gum Ball Machine Costume

First I got medium sized sour gumballs from the dollar store. I had to use about 6 bags. Then I cut them in half and hot glued them to a white tank top. I purchased the tank top and a middle of the knee length red skirt from the Goodwill. I also got red fishnets, … Read more

Cool Duo Costume: A Gumball Machine and a Quarter

Cool Duo Costume:  A Gumball Machine and a Quarter

My children are 5 and 3 years old, and I love making coordinating costumes for them to wear for Halloween.  I can’t remember exactly how the idea came to me, but I thought it would be cute to dress them up as a gumball machine and a quarter this year.  These costumes were a good … Read more

Cool Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

Coolest Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

I love to make my own costumes, I think its much funner than those boring store-bought costumes. And now that I’ve made a few creative costumes on my own for my work’s halloween costume contest, its pretty much expected of me to do something even better than the year before. This year another creative friend … Read more

Sexy Gumball Girl Costume

Sexy Gumball Girl Costume

The first time I saw the idea for the gumball machine costume it was from this website. I originally planned to make my costume exactly like “The One and Only Sexy Gumball Machine”. However, because I am SUCH a procrastinator I was forced to make some changes- which in my opinion ended up looking awesome!! … Read more

Coolest DIY Bubble Gum Machine Costume

Coolest DIY Bubble Gum Machine Costume

This costume was inspired by my eight year old daughter Elisabeth. She wanted a unique costume. We were on a budget and only had balloons, posterboard and our imaginations. We tied a piece of red posterboard around her waist(I used duct tape on the edges so it wouldn’t rip and fastened string on each corner. … Read more

Cute Last-Minute Gumball Machine Costume

Cute Last-Minute Gumball Machine Costume

Putting this together was pretty simple. I took an old tank of mine and just covered it in different colored pom poms using a hot glue gun. I had a red skirt at home and just used duct tape to draw on the dispensary part. Although I originally wanted to use real gumballs, I wasn’t sure … Read more

Sexy Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

Sexy Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

Halloween is my favorite time of year and I literally start thinking about next year’s costume the day after Halloween. Halloween allows people to transform into something creative and magical. With Halloween costumes, I strongly believe one should always make their costume so you are unique and stand out. This year I decided to be … Read more

Coolest Homemade Life-Sized Gumball Machine Costume

Coolest Homemade Life-Sized Gumball Machine Costume

I decided early I wanted to be a Bubblegum machine, life sized. I’m a bit of a perfectionist and kept adding, and adding. For the head I papermached a giant balloon, cut holes into it and hot glued pom pom balls on it.  I originally started with bingo dabbers but it was not cutting it. … Read more

80’s-Inspired DIY Gumball Machine Costume Idea for a Girl

80's-Inspired DIY Gumball Machine Costume Idea for a Girl

I was inspired by the costumes from when I was a kid growing up in the 80’s.  I remember the kids not really looking like a gumball.  Just a clear garbage bag of blown up balloons, so I decided to take it up a notch.  I’m also a professional balloon artist (no, not the kind … Read more

The One and Only Sexy Gumball Machine Costume

The One and Only Sexy Gumball Machine Costume

I bought the skirt at a thrift store for about 2$ and used a body suit bra thing I already had for the top. I used silver ribbon for the top and bottom of the skirt to make it look like metal and cute of course. I used felt fabric to make the gumball slot … Read more

Cute Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

Cute Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

I wanted to be a gumball machine and didn’t like the options for anything homemade. I didn’t want to spend a whole lot of money so obviously wasn’t going to buy something from a Halloween store. 1. I went ahead and bought a bra from Forever 21 because its cheap. I spend about eight dollars on that. … Read more

Homemade Gumball Machine Halloween Costume for a Child

Homemade Gumball Machine Halloween Costume for a Child

I’m a big fan of ROYGBIV so I knew I wanted to make my son’s costume colorful, so that’s when I choose to make him an awesome gumball machine costume. Now he’s only 2 so I knew there would be certain limitations and things I couldn’t be too creative with, like having his head in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bubble Gum Dream Machine Costume

Coolest Homemade Bubble Gum Dream Machine Costume

I had this idea in my head for years, but didn’t have the ambition to put it together until this year.  I had a plan in my head and just envisioned a bag of balloons, a red skirt and hat and viola-a bubble gum machine.  I got the skirt at a second hand store and pinned it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bubble Gum Machine Costume Idea

Bubble Gum Machine Costume Idea

My daughter was in love with the bubble-gum machine at a local video store. So of course when asked what she wanted to be for Halloween-a Bubble Gum Machine Costume Idea it was! We started of with about 144 ping-pong balls, stabbed toothpicks into them and dipped them in to cups of paint, as if … Read more