Coolest “Pot Brownie” Couple Costume

Coolest "Pot Brownie" Couple Costume

We came up with this “Pot Brownie” Couple Costume because we didn’t want the typical slutty costume. We wanted something funny and creative. We got the skirt and shirts from Value Village, bought the socks at Fred Meyer and went to Joanna fabrics and got green and brown fabric and felts. I already wear glasses … Read more

Coolest Homemade Stimulus Package Costume

The Stimulus Package open

Each year I like to dress as something topically relevant from the past year. Last year was a Political Twister, this year it’s the Stimulus Package- the Stimulus Package that the American people really want. My homemade Stimulus Package costume was complete with an address label to the American Citizens from The Obama Administration and … Read more

Coolest Frank Einstein Costume

Homemade Frank Einstein Costume

Our daughter came up with the idea to combine Frankenstein’s monster with Dr. Albert Einstein…and the Homemade Frank Einstein Costume was born! We found a white lab coat and green scrub pants at the local Goodwill, and bought green face paint, spirit gum (and remover!), cheap black eyeliner and a crazy white wig at a … Read more

Coolest “Party Animals” Costume

Homemade  "Party Animals" Costume

My friend and I were party animals for Halloween. I dressed up as a peacock, and my friend was a lion, then we accessorized with party hats and party horns! I purchased a blue dress, black tights and black boots. In addition, I made a Chinese fan to create the fan of feathers. I hot … Read more

Coolest Farmer In The Dell Costume

Coolest Farmer In The Dell Costume

My daughter came home from preschool one day singing “Farmer in the Dell” and the idea just clicked. My husband works on computers and Dell is a well known name in our house so this Farmer In The Dell Costume was just too funny. I started out by cutting a circle in the top of … Read more

Coolest BroBot Costume

Homemade BroBot Costume

This BroBot Costume is a mix between a Lax Bro and a Robot, called the Brobot 3000. There is a lacrosse stick, backwards hat, flip flops, khaki shorts, and a polo with some shades for the Lax Bro part of the costume. For the Robot part, a cardboard box is cut to make the robot … Read more

Coolest Candy “Wrapper” Costume

Homemade Candy "Wrapper" Costume

My daughter was having a hard time deciding between a rapper or a clown costume this year so I suggested that we combine the two ideas to a Homemade Candy “Wrapper” Costume. The costume comes complete with cotton candy hair, candy corn painted finger nails, baggy pants that show boxers underneath, a rainbow belt, rainbow … Read more

Coolest Biker Trash Halloween Costume

Biker Trash Halloween Costume

My name is Sherri and it had been years since I dressed up. But I was invited to a Halloween/Birthday party so I thought I would throw something together plus my daughter wanted me to dress up as I walked around with her trick or treating. It seemed like every idea I had I couldn’t … Read more

Misc. Foods Halloween Costume Idea

My 4 year-old son’s name is Jackson . Every year I come up with a Halloween costume idea so to incorporate his name with his costume, i.e. (Jack-o-lantern, Jack in the box, Jack of hearts and this year he was Hungry Jack). The materials used for this Halloween costume idea were 9×11″ sheets of felt, … Read more

Coolest Blackmail Costume

Blackmail Costume

My friend and I couldn’t decide what we wanted to be for Halloween so we looked up different compound words and figured we would each be half of the word we chose. We came across “blackmail” and thought that it was perfect. One of us wore all black and the other made a mail envelop … Read more

Unusual Halloween Costumes

Making Halloween costumes can be very easy. To produce this costume I cut out a brown blanket in the shape of some bowel productions. I then stitched the sides together and the shoulders leaving holes for the head and arms in the appropriate places. Next I hot glued pieces of corn peanuts and toilet paper … Read more

Coolest Hell In Handbasket Costume

Hell in Handbasket Costume

My old roommate (RIP) made this hell in handbasket costume. I have no idea what gave her the idea for this. It was probably just one of those random ideas. The costume looks like it was pretty easy to make. A large bucket with a hole cut out of the bottom, the devil’s fork, and … Read more

Unusual Halloween Costumes

Being short on time my girlfriend came up with this idea after looking at past unusual Halloween costumes that we had made. We took the Shark which was one of my daughter’s favorites and came up with the Pool Shark idea, a spin on the old time Pool Hustler. On a large piece of cardboard … Read more

Coolest Gangrene (AKA Gang Green) Costumes

Homemade Gangrene (AKA Gang Green) Costumes

My little brother and I were thinking of a new costume idea for last years Halloween Trunk or Treat at our old parish. So, it had to be appropriate for all ages and for our priests! The costume is super easy to put together. Just grab everything in your closet that is green (any shade) … Read more

Unusual Halloween Costumes

My son had the idea he wanted to be an “ipod Mini”. I thought it would be even more fun to make a pun on the name “ipod” and make him an “eyepod mini” as in a peapod of eyeballs with me as the “eyepod” owner listening to him (just like in the “apple ipod” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sweet Roll in the Hay Wordplay Costume

Homemade Sweet Roll in the Hay Wordplay Costume

I love the play on words possibility behind “a roll in the hay”. I had two days to get everything and pull off the creation with limited funding! No pressure! I ended up spending $20, half of which was for a can of 3M 77 Adhesive. Many people asked if I had hollowed out a … Read more

Coolest Counting Sheep Group DIY Costume

Homemade Counting Sheep Group DIY Costume

We found our inspiration from this website, took it and ran! Costume Supplies: Hanes Mens Tank tops (We used smalls) Hanes Mens Whitey Tighties (we used mediums) Bags of cotton balls (for 5 costumes, we used 27 normal-sized bags; we recommend buying larger bags from a wholesale store) Hot Glue Guns and Glue Sticks (We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Celebrity Fan Costume

Homemade Celebrity Fan Costume

This is a homemade, life-size cutout of Wayne Brady and me being his biggest “fan.” I printed Wayne Brady on regular 11×8 paper, glued them on Styrofoam board. For my costume, I also used Styrofoam board and sewed some parts together. My fans also work/spin! This Celebrity Fan Costume cost me about $20 to make, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Deer Caught in Headlights Couple Costume

Homemade Deer Caught in Headlights Couple Costume

This year my husband and I went as a ‘Deer Caught in Headlights’. This homemade deer caught in headlights couple costume was perfect, unique, clever, and homemade. To make the Deer, I bought a large, brown long-sleeved T-shirt, some white faux fur at the craft store, and some deer antlers. A little black make-up on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Drama Queen Costume

Homemade Drama Queen Costume

Oh, the drama!! We decided our original “drama queen” needed a costume that would suit her for Halloween. We shopped the local Goodwill store and found the perfect bridesmaid dress. We added matching shoes to complete the look. The tiara was purchased at the Halloween store, but I have seen them year round in stores … Read more