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 Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume

Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume

I love Halloween and was so excited to make a costume this year for my 16 month old grandson River! I hope he finds a love for Halloween…just like his mom and mumsy (which is what he calls me)! River loves horses, so I thought he would make a Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume

Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume

My 2 years old’s love for his cowboy hat and “doots” as he refers to his boots were the inspiration for this year’s Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume. For the little deputy I first bought cow print fabric and a faux suede. I sewed a reversible vest so he could use it for playing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cactus Costume

Homemade Cactus Costume

We had just moved to Mesa, AZ… in honor of the heat and the local flora, we decided our six-month old daughter just had to be a cactus! After scouring the internet and only finding a few very ugly cactus costume ideas – I knew there was a way I could do it and make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

The Homemade Native American Girl Costume is a simple pillow case dress with fringe glued all the way around. She’s wearing a wig with fabric trim fitted as a headband with feather embellishments. It was SO easy! We glued some of that fringe to her flip flops to,o instead of buying or making moccassins. Excellent.

Coolest Cactus Costume

Cactus  Antenna costume

I was sitting around thinking of a great idea for a costume and remembered my boyfriend telling me a story. His mother had a Cactus ornament on her antenna of her car. Cactus Cowboy Joe, was the name they gave him. They had taken this ornament off of her antenna and held it for ransom; … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

My Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume is made entirely out of brown paper bags. They were cut into strips and sown together with hemp to make the skirt. The vest was made by turning a bag upside down and cutting arm holes and then trimming it down to size. The front of the vest … Read more