Car – Pool Wordplay Costume

Car - Pool Wordplay Costume

I made the car with boxes we had in the garage. I used some leftover paint from my bedroom. I then used little plastic containers that we get from restaurants (my mom saves all that kind of stuff), and I cut out paper and colored it to be the front lights and the tail lights. … Read more

Easy and Punny Freudian Slip Costume

Easy and Punny Freudian Slip Costume

Yes, we’ve all done it. A silly slip of the tongue. A brief baring of subconscious sentiment spilling out whatever we were fixated on at the time. Freudian Slips happen to the best of us! As a frequent contributor to this site and yearly winner of the local costume contests ’round these parts, I felt … Read more

Punny “Dirty Road” Costume

Punny "Dirty Road" Costume

I didn’t want to be like everyone else, this was a for a festival in Pittsburgh with over 1000 unique beautiful people going. I knew there would be a ton of amazing crazy weird costumes (and there totally were!) So the thought just came to me when i was driving, I’ll be a Road. Different … Read more

Punny Halloween Couple Costume: “Tulips on Your Organ”

Punny Halloween Couple Costume: "Tulips on Your Organ"

This Tulips on your organ costume was great and simple to make. It got many laughs and comments,very fun to watch peoples expressions when they put it together,very simple to make. Get a cardboard box to fit a man’s waist, cut out center spray paint brown, add another strip of cardboard to front and make a … Read more

Easy Two-Peas in a Pod Costume

Easy Two-Peas in a Pod Costume

My friend in I came up with this idea around last years Halloween. We’re are literally always together, and it’s gotten to the point where people constantly mix us up, and ask where the other one is if we’re alone. So for 2013 Halloween we really wanted to do a costume that shows our conjoined … Read more

A Punny Brush with Death Costume

A Punny Brush with Death Costume

Every year, I challenge myself to come up with a new, and creative pun-based costume. These past few years, my costumes have gotten so popular at my school, and with my friends, that people always beg to know what crazy and humorous costume I’m going to do for next Halloween. Last year’s Halloween, I was … Read more

Clever Wordplay Costume: Octopussy

Clever Wordplay Costume: Octopussy

Originally, I set out to make a hot-air balloon costume. I even had a helium tank to keep the balloon above my head! But the beautiful balloon cover I made of satin was just too heavy for the helium to hold aloft, and I threw my hands up in frustration. Unable to come up with … Read more

Punny “Party in the U.S.A” Couple Costume

Punny "Party in the U.S.A" Couple Costume

American flag bathing suits from American Apparel were the main inspiration for this costume. We paired it with a faux navy leather shirt, a silver belt, red heels, and silver star earrings. To add the party to our costume we made American party hats by gluing blue stared tinsel around shiny silver party hats, added … Read more

Funny Chick and Chick Magnet Couple Halloween Costume

Funny Chick and Chick Magnet Couple Halloween Costume

My husband and I are into karaoke.  He was singing the song Fever,  and one line of the song was “chicks were born to give you fever,” so I thought of making a chick costume. I made him a chick magnet costume out of styrofoam, and I glued  feathers to to ends. His song was … Read more

Witty Homemade Wordplay Costume Idea: Chicken Pox

Witty Homemade Wordplay Costume Idea: Chicken Pox

I am a pre-school teacher at my local YMCA. A couple of weeks before Halloween, one if our little students was diagnosed with chicken pox! To my dismay, I was rather worried as I have never contracted the childhood disease. However, as I am, I made the best of a bad situation and came up … Read more

Funny “Blooming Idiot” Homemade Costume

Funny "Blooming Idiot" Homemade Costume

This Blooming idiot costume was a last minute idea. I got out my green skirt and blouse and pinned artificial flowers on the outfit. I put a green vine around my neck – I was entertaining the idea of being Mother Nature. I quickly realized that I had more flowers than vines; so a change … Read more

Cool Wordplay Costume: Do the Harlem Shake!

Cool Wordplay Costume: Do the Harlem Shake!

I’m a Halloween nut. Last year I spent weeks sewing a Honey Boo Boo pageant dress and, despite much protest on my part, ended up wearing it to work and winning a prize! After years of stressful Octobers with a lack of sleep crafting costumes for myself and friends, preparing for parties, and decorating the … Read more

Funny “40 Whiners” Costume Made By Seahawks Fans

Funny "40 Whiners" Costume Made By Seahawks Fans

My sister and I are big Seahawks fans. So after the recent win and 49er complaints about the noise level, we decided to be 40 whiners fans. I made a Tshirt in 49ers colors that said “forty whiners fan.” It was super cheap. Got it at Wet Seal, 5 shirts for $20. I used Tshirt … Read more

Can You Figure Out My Homemade Costume?

Can You Figure Out My Homemade Costume?

I put my costume on and headed out to the parties.  After getting a few confused and dirty smirks, I realized I needed to have people start guessing what my costume was.  “Clearly you’re choking the chicken” many people would say and I would laugh and just call them dirty minded individuals.  The best of … Read more

Cutest Sugar and Spice Girls Halloween Costume

Cutest Sugar and Spice Girls Halloween Costume

My friend and I weren’t sure what we wanted to be for Halloween, but we knew we wanted to be a pair. We thought long and hard about it, and decided to just go with what it is that we are. My one friend is very sweet, and is just like sugar, and I am … Read more

Original “Ice Ice Baby” Wordplay Group Costume

Original "Ice Ice Baby" Wordplay Group Costume

I had really struggled to come up with the idea for a costume, and one day when I was driving down the road and “Ice Ice Baby” came on the radio something clicked. I knew there were three of us wanting to come up with a creative costume for a Halloween party we were going … Read more

When Life Gives You Lemons Wordplay Costume

When Life Gives You Lemons Wordplay Costume

My brother, Luke, is 12 this year, and he was having trouble thinking of a costume. So I thought of the saying ‘When life gives you lemons…’ and we came up with this! We wanted to keep the costume plain. No logo tee shirts, no bright colors. So Luke just wore jeans and a white … Read more

Last-Minute Red Hot Chili Peppers Group Wordplay Costume

Last-Minute Red Hot Chili Peppers Group Wordplay Costume

My husband and I were going to a hallowed party this year and we were going to have six of us dress up as a group. Two of them cancelled on us, so I needed to rethink what we could be. I looked online and there wasn’t much that I liked, so for days I racked my brain. I … Read more

Cool Wordplay Costume: Super Hero Sandwich

Cool Wordplay Costume: Super Hero Sandwich

My costume is a a super “hero” sandwich. I wanted to go with a pun costume to make it stand out and be more unique. though I didn’t get to actually wear this costume on Halloween (lack of time).  I had a blast making it! Materials needed 2 yards of brown fleece 2 yards of white fleece 2 red … Read more

Actual Spice Girls Costumes

Actual Spice Girls Costumes: At first, we were going to be sugar and spice. But we realized it was much more fun to be spicy! So along came our idea to be two Spice Girls of our

At first, we were going to be sugar and spice. But we realized it was much more fun to be spicy! So along came our idea to be two Spice Girls of our favorite hot sauces, Tabasco and Sriracha. We bought oversized shirts, cut off the sleeves, and bought fabric pens. For Tabasco, she bought a … Read more

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: When Life Gives You Lemons…

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: When Life Gives You Lemons... : Every Halloween, I try to think of a great pun-based costume. This year I thought of "When Life gives you Lemons..." Everyone knows the classic expres

Every Halloween, I try to think of a great pun-based costume. This year I thought of “When Life gives you Lemons…” Everyone knows the classic expression, but what if I were to take it literally? Thus I became Life, and handed out lemons.  For my costume, I wore a white t-shirt, and a white suit … Read more