Punniest Costume Ever: Brainstorm Costume

Punniest Costume Ever: Brainstorm Costume

Halloween is the one time of the year to get creative and dress up in a unique one of a kind costume. I spend a lot of time to think of what to dress as. Each year I try to go out a few times so that I can dress up in various different ways. … Read more

Family Tree Costume

Family Tree Costume

I used a pop-up laundry basket for the torso of the costume and covered it with a large turtle neck shirt. I stapled the basket to the shirt around the collar and bottom hem, and then stuffed the sleeves with small dryer vent hoses. Then I covered the whole torso with paper mache strips of … Read more

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

I bought a Belle dress and wig. Then I bought a bunch of felt and made an apron out of tacos. I also made a taco hat, which clipped onto my wig. It was very comfortable. I added a crinoline for fullness and gloves to complete the look. The best part was watching people’s reactions.

Pink Freud – Mens Pun Costume

Pink Freud - Mens Pun Costume

Every year I design my costume to be a historical figure pun. This year, my mother suggested Pink Freud, and I started working out how to best emulate Sigmund Freud with as much pink as possible. To mimic portraits of Freud, I required a few items that were simply unavailable in stores, the most significant … Read more

Parting the Red C Wordplay Costume

Parting the Red C Wordplay Costume

Our son came up with this wordplay costume after history class learning about the Red Sea. He then added the Moses underneath and we thought it was a hit! Everyone who saw it cracked up and those who didn’t get it walked away shaking their heads but with a smile on their face. All it … Read more

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

I’m all about simplicity. I just cut some holes in a large box and attached a pot and a donkey to it. That’s about it. I’ve had nothing but positive reactions. People love it. Many took pictures. I have done this costume before, but the first time it was just the box. It was for … Read more

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Baby Costume

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Baby Costume

I wanted to give my six month old daughter something to wear that was as unique and original as she was. I came up with the ideas while watching the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.  I had seen other families recreate the characters from the book/film, but I had not seen anyone take the literal … Read more

White Trash Bride Costume

White Trash Bride Costume

This White Trash bride costume was fun to make. Get your shopping done at the Salvation Army or a thrift shop and get busy and have fun! Supplies we used: Old Wedding Dress, Pair overalls and some cowboy boots Hot pink bra Jewels from craft store and a hot glue gun Battery operated light Lots … Read more

Cute Snail-Mail Couple Costume

Cute Snail-Mail Couple Costume

This is a great costume for couples or pals who want to take a break from the growing presence of technology based communications and wind back to a simpler time. This is also great for people who pun a lot. Because, why not? Snail-Mail is moderately easy to make for those with a crafty hand, … Read more

Cool San Diego (Sandy Eggo) Couples Costume

Cool San Diego (Sandy Eggo) Couples Costume

My sorority had a date party themed “compound words”. The guy I was taking is named Sandy, so when we first started brainstorming ideas, I came up with a few words that incorporated his unique name – sandcastle, sandwich (sand-witch), sand-dollar, etc. As I kept trying to come up with more words with sand or … Read more

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: iCloud!

Original Wordplay Costume Idea: iCloud!

I was given a week to come up with an award winning costume for my kids to be at their very first “fright night” in The Colony, TX.  I searched online and came up with the idea of my kids being the iCloud. I had seen people dressed as an iPod or an iPhone but … Read more

Easy, Inexpensive and Last-minute Girls Newspaper Fairy Costume

Easy, Inexpensive and Last-minute Girls Newspaper Fairy Costume

To create this unique, easy, inexpensive, most creative and last-minute Halloween, Newspaper Fairy costume you will need 1 newspaper and 1 pair of wings (which you can easily find in Party City, but since this was a last minute costume I didn’t want to waste time in going to Party City and buying wings,so we … Read more