Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

For our Leopard and Safari Guide couples costume I found everything at my local Goodwill and it only took my a few hours to make! For the safari guide costume I found a straw hat and a khaki vest. We wrote ‘safari guide’ on the vest, added a few scratches I’m my boyfriends face with fake … 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

Best Old School 80’s DJ Booth Costume

Best Old School 80's DJ Booth Costume

The idea for this 80’s DJ booth costume came to me in early October when I saw a picture of an 18-month toddler over a cereal box and two small records. A light went off in my head and I shared the idea with my husband, who thought I was crazy. I started to gather … Read more

Super Cool Backhoe Costume for a 3-year-Old (Load On the Treats!)

Super Cool Backhoe Costume for a 3-year-Old (Load On the Treats!)

“Grandad, I want to be a backhoe for Halloween!” This is all that had to be said for Grandad to think about making a “real” backhoe for grandson, Jaxon. “You really want to be a backhoe?”, grandad asked. “Oh, yes I do!”  So the work began. I had seen a copy of one that I liked and asked … Read more

Easy and Funny Milkman and Pregnant Housewife Couple Costume

Easy and Funny Milkman and Pregnant Housewife Couple Costume

My husband and I had been trying to get pregnant for quite some time. It had been a roller-coaster of emotions for us, and then finally it happened! Luckily for us, we realized I would be pregnant on our favorite night of the year, HALLOWEEN! We got to brainstorming right away. Since we’re saving money, … Read more

Over the Hill Beauty Queens Group Costume

Over the Hill Beauty Queens Group Costume

We have an annual sister’s weekend every October and get together in a town in Western Michigan. We have discovered an adult costume parade in the town where we were staying and have participated in it the last two years. It’s a blast. There are four of us sisters and we decided on a theme … Read more

Incredible WWII Fighter Pilot Costume for a Child

Incredible WWII Fighter Pilot Costume for a Child

My son, Dominic LoCascio (four years old) wanted to be a pilot. I’ve always been very interested in the subject of the Second World War and that time period so I decided to dress him in military gear from that era and we constructed a plane modeled after the F4U Corsair, one of the most … Read more

Barnstormer Nick and His Biplane Ace Costume

Barnstormer Nick and His Biplane Ace Costume

My 6 year old son, Nick, took an open cockpit biplane ride this summer in a 1929 plane named Ace, flown by a modern day barnstormer named Mr. Goodfolk (Dewey Davenport). Nick wasn’t overly excited to fly in a “small” airplane as he called it, being a commercial airliner is all he has ever flown … Read more

Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Tricycle-mounted with Pilot Costume

Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Tricycle-mounted with Pilot Costume

Since the first Disney Planes movie came out, my son, Talen, has been obsessing over all airplanes, especially Dusty Crophopper’s character in the movie. So, I decided to build him a Dusty airplane to accompany his pilot costume for Halloween this year (2014). After determining the size of airplane based on my son’s size, I … Read more

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

We decided to make our 10 month old son Maverick from Top Gun for Halloween 2014, and since he isn’t walking yet, we transformed a little plastic push buggy into a huge F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. All in all, probably $60 spent on this costume. Our son LOVED riding around in it and it was … Read more

Coolest Mailman and Mail Delivery Truck Costume

Coolest Mailman and Mail Delivery Truck Costume

This mail delivery truck costume was inspired by my two year old son who is obsessed with the mailman. We live in the same neighborhood as both sets of his grandparents, so we share the same mailman. He looks for him daily and has for months! When we began discussing Halloween, he told me he … Read more

Coolest Backhoe and Bulldozer Costumes

Coolest Backhoe and Bulldozer Costumes

Both of my boys like backhoes and bulldozers. So of course that’s what she wanted to be for Halloween. After looking in many costume stores and online, we could not find a costume because they do not make them. The looks of my boys faces were very upsetting. They were very disappointed that they wouldn’t … Read more

Optical Illusion Bunny in Magician Hat Costumes

Optical Illusion Bunny in Magician Hat Costumes

These Bunny in Magician Hat costumes were completely handmade. The bunny outfits were made from white fleece and only 1/2 to waist where the hat rim was. We glued cardboard to the fleece to make it flat for the bottom of the bunny feet. We then glued pink felt cut in shape of paw bottoms, … Read more

Cool Backhoe Halloween Costume

Cool Backhoe Halloween Costume

My three year old son decided he wanted to be a backhoe for Halloween, not a construction worker, an actual backhoe. The he body is made with moving boxes wnile the diggers are form core and poster board. The wheels are cookie tins as we wanted the 3-D effect. we needed to make sure to … Read more

Little Lumberjack Baby Costume

Little Lumberjack Baby Costume

I looked for weeks for the perfect costume for my 8 month old little boy’s first Halloween costume! I wanted something that was not common and wanted him to stand out! The little lumberjack’s name that I am telling you about is Eastin Cade Sackett. One day I was looking through his clothes and came across a onesie … Read more

Easy No-Sew DIY Construction Workers Group Costume

To make the construction workers group costume, you need 4 orange vests.  You can get these at Walmart for a couple of bucks each, especially during hunting season.  Accessorize the vests using reflective duct tape. The girls have on orange sports bras and the guys have plain white t-shirts.  Hard hats, safety glasses, and safety … Read more

Easy No-Sew Playboy Bunnies Group Costume

This playboy Bunnies group costume was probably the easiest of all to make. For the girls, we just wore swim suit bottoms and a black tank top.  The ears were purchased from the dollar tree. For Hugh Hefner, we found the perfect robe at a thrift store for $1. The boys just wore black shorts. … Read more

Cool Food Vendor Homemade Costume for a Girl

Cool Food Vendor Homemade Costume for a Girl

Ok, so my girls challenge me EVERY YEAR during Halloween. I love a good challenge. My oldest wanted to be a FOOD VENDOR at a ball game….REALLY?! So this is how I did it… CAP: I got a white cap and sewed red strips on it. DONE CAP. T-SHIRT: I got a white t-shirt and … Read more

Cool Hot Dog Vendor Costume for Hot-Dog-Loving Boy

Cool Hot Dog Vendor Costume for Hot-Dog-Loving Boy

My 9 year old son basically only eats hot dogs, lol. So  when I was trying to think of a costume that fit him perfectly… Hot dogs came to mind! I thought an actual hot dog at first, but he said that was too baby.So hot dog vendor costume it was! Everyone loved it. He … Read more

Cool Gold Digger Costume

Cool Gold Digger Costume

Considering my name is Marigold, I decided to be a gold digger. I got the inspiration from seeing a gold digger costume in stores, but thought it was too skimpy. The gold digger costume I saw showed too much skin, and since I am a rather large girl, I thought that wouldn’t look right on … Read more

Easy Airline Pilot Costume

Easy Airline Pilot Costume

My boyfriend had just passed his pilot’s test and bought a plane so it was a no brainer to make him an Airline Pilot costume. It’s all in the details. I searched high and low every thrift store in town to find the rolling bag that the pilots take on the plane with them, I … Read more

LIttle Miss Auto Mechanic Costume

LIttle Miss Auto Mechanic  Costume

Meet my “Big Helper”. Recently ,I was having a battery problem with my car and I had my big helper with me when I got he idea of making a Little Mechanic costume for her. I had made an overall for her for another costume I was working on ,but I thought I could use … Read more

Cutest Magician and Rabbit in a Top Hat Couples Costume

Cutest Magician and Rabbit in a Top Hat Couples Costume

My boyfriend and I decided to be a magician and a rabbit in a top hat this year! We thought it was a unique and cute couple costume, and we wanted it to be something that wasn’t too difficult to create. For the top hat, I just purchased several sheets of poster board, and glued … Read more