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 Saloon Girl Costume

Homemade Saloon Girl Costume

Halloween is my favourite holiday, and I like to be something unique and different. This year I wasn’t sure what to be when I came across a really puffy crinoline and top at a thrift store for 12 dollars. I decided I was going to be a saloon girl. I had a corset top at … Read more

Coolest Homemade Infant Indian Costume

Homemade Infant Indian Costume

For my 5 month old’s first Halloween I thought a little homemade infant Indian costume would be great. I started with dyeing a long sleeved one-z, cotton pants, hat and socks a tan color. I purchased faux suede, fringe and a southwest patterned ribbon. I sewed a bib adding fringe and trim to the edges. … 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