Coolest Giant Homemade Cactus Costume

homemade cactus costume

Last year, I moved to the Southwest, and wanted to celebrate with something southwest themed. Roadrunner? Cotote? Chile pepper? Nope… I went with an 8-foot tall giant saguaro cactus. The entire homemade cactus costume was made in about 4 hours, using chicken wire and Green duct tape, plus a little weather stripping and green pipe … Read more

Coolest DIY Womens Cowgirl Costume

Cool Womens Cowgirl Costume

I didn’t know what I was going to be for Halloween this year until I was inspired by my long brown boots. A light bulb went on in my head and I just thought of “Cowgirl”. I think cowgirls are beautiful and confident when they ride beautiful horses. I recently went on a trip upstate … Read more

Guy Version of Pocahontas Costume

Guy Version of Pocahontas Costume

I wanted to change something up, do a twist of someone that I like. When I was little the movie of Pocahontas didn’t really get that famous but I wanted to bring her out as a guy version. People will ask ‘is that Pocahontas as a guy”… and they where right. This was the feeling … Read more

“Prick or Treat” Cactus Costume

"Prick or Treat" Cactus Costume

We made this cactus costume for our daughter, Margaret, who was made in Scottsdale, AZ. She was a desert girl from the beginning. We eventually moved to GA and she was born on June 7, 2014. My husband and I have always loved Arizona and the beauty in the desert… from the prickly pears to … Read more

Awesome DIY Indian Costume and War Bonnet

Awesome DIY Indian Costume and War Bonnet

This Tiger Lilly Indian costume and war Bonnet was inspired by a Victoria Secret Fashion Show. I made it out of only five materials (duct tape, feathers, leather cord, ribbon and beads) Shopping List: 1 foam cowboy hat 1 bag of hot glue sticks hot glue gun 1 bag red pony beads 1 bag blk pony … Read more

Cowboy vs Indian in One Costume

Cowboy vs Indian in One Costume

I am a Halloween fanatic it is my favorite holiday and every year I try to come up with something that no one else would think of and that I can make myself.  I also like the shock factor in a costume and this one difinitly got a lot of attention! This costume took me … Read more

Prettiest Indian Princess Costume Ever

Prettiest Indian Princess Costume Ever

I love creating costumes for the kids and what I do is nothing fancy or professional, I do it all by hand and it’s rough around the edges at time but the kids are always happy and their smiles make all the time and effort worth it.  This Indian Princess costume was by far my favorite to do, … Read more

Cutest Cow Child Cowgirl Costume

Cutest Cow Child Cowgirl Costume

Howdy! Check out our little cutie in her homemade child cowgirl costume. Most little girls are animal lovers.  Our little girl especially loves farm animals. I wanted to make a cow, but instead of a cow I decided on a girlie cow. I found the hat, boots and clothing all at the thrift store. It … Read more

Classy Country Family Costumes

Classy Country Family Costumes

This whole thing was thrown together and it worked perfectly.  My 2 yr son with his awesome mullet, my step daughter with her cowgirl glamour and the dog had to match! We got lots of laughs through out the night, which made it so much fun! The kids had a blast!! All of our costume … Read more

YEEHawww Cowgirl Costume

YEEHawww Cowgirl Costume

My original costume idea did not get much attention, so I decided to change things up a little at the last minute.  Throwing together bits and pieces of costume accessories I had collected over the years…a cowboy hat, some gloves, a mask, stacker boots…added a couple dollar store bouncy balls (slightly deflated), and a pillow’s … Read more

Mexican Outlaw Couples Costume with Cool Homemade Accessories

Mexican Outlaw Couples Costume with Cool Homemade Accessories

One of our favorite 1st place costumes.  We (entire family) go all out for Halloween! Every year we have a costume party & contest.  Every year my wife & I take turns picking what theme we will use to create our couples costume.  And every year we take the “Gold”! This year was my choice.  … Read more

Cool Homemade Native Indian Costume

Cool Homemade Native Indian Costume

This is my Native Indian costume. It took me about a week to make, doing a few hours here and there. The dress was a mustard XL Men’s tshirt. I started by cutting the neckline because it was really high and uncomfortable, I then cut the sleeves off because they were too big and didn’t … Read more

Pocahontas and John Smith Couple Costume

Pocahontas and John Smith Couple Costume

For the Pocahontas costume, I took a large men’s T-shirt and cut fringes into the bottom and one sleeve off the side. For John Smith, we just bought large blue slacks, a light blue button-up, and a slightly darker blue button-up to put over the top with no sleeves.

Disney Princesses Come to Life Group Costume

Disney Princesses Come to Life Group Costume

We all some what resemble a Disney princess so we decided we HAD to do it.  Most of our costumes were things that we already had. So we spent ultimately nothing!  But don’t get me wrong, it was difficult to dig through old things that matched up perfectly with the costume.  At our Halloween party people pretty … Read more

Cool Homemade Pocahontas Costume

Cool Homemade Pocahontas Costume

I bought a simple tan dress at the Goodwill store for this Pocahontas costume ($7). Cut of one shoulder strap, measured and sewed to fit me. Took an old white men’s undershirt (free) and cut into fringes for the bottom and sewed. Then I cut a belt from a brown shirt from the Thrift shop ($1) and pinned it one. … Read more

Super-Original Homemade Costume Idea: Cactus Cutie

Going to another "Wild West" themed party? Tired of being a cowgirl..saloon girl...outlaw? Want something that's original and looks sharp (:P) at

Going to another “Wild West” themed party? Tired of being a cowgirl..saloon girl…outlaw? Want something that’s original and looks sharp (:P) at the same time?  Cactus Cutie is for you!  This costume was easy to create and fun to wear and I definitely stood out in the crowd although I did get confused for a … Read more

Coolest Cactus, Tumbleweed, Flowers and Tree Family Costume

Coolest Cactus, Tumbleweed, Flowers and Tree Family Costume

My husband wanted to be a cactus and since we always do a family costume, I decided to be tumbleweed. My 2 daughters are flowers and my son is a tree. My husband’s costume is made of felt. The head is lined with foam rubber, with green mesh over his face. The body is a … Read more

Coolest Wild West Couple Costume

Homemade Wild West Couple Costume

I wanted to my kids Wyatt Earp and Miss Kitty. For my son I found a pattern for a dress vest with the right lapels I was looking for. I used a beautiful silver and black brocade and black satin. I used a regular pants pattern with a pinstripe material. The white collar shirt is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume

Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume

I wanted a unique ‘couple’ costume. I found the idea for the Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume on the internet, but couldn’t find any pictures. I enlisted the help of my creative sister and we searched the local ‘thrift’ shops. I knew I would need a thicker, double/queen sheet, preferably a sandy color, but … Read more

Coolest Twin Boy Cowboy and Indian Costumes

Twin Boy Cowboy and Indian Costumes

These Cowboy and Indian costumes were for my twins, I basically put together the cowboy costume from different items I searched for and bought, some retail and some thrift store. I am not a big fan of out-of-the-bag costumes and never have been. I did make the Indian costume, I just purchased a suede looking … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pink Cowgirl Halloween Costume

Homemade Pink Cowgirl Halloween Costume

Saydee at age 20 months is the epitome of girl power with her “cowboy boot” slippers, pink kerchief, cowgirl hat with gold star sheriff badge and rugged but girly denim jumper. Of course, a gunslinger has to have her 6 shooters; notice that Saydee’s holster is blinged out with pink flower decorations. Not seen in … Read more

Coolest Female Indian Costume

Homemade Female Indian Costume

This is the coolest Homemade Female Indian Costume ever. I made EVERTHING from including my headdress. I love to make my costume and costumes for my friends and this one came out perfect. So perfect I wore it to two different parties and everyone was amazed. I have never seen a costume like this and … Read more