Coolest Homemade Lumberjack Costume

Homemade Lumberjack Costume

One year, my friend Liz and I had waited a little too long to buy a Halloween costume. We were going to a party, and obviously wanted to look a little bit sexy… but neither of us wanted to spend $60.00 on one of those “sexy fill-in-the-blank” costumes. 1) A huge waste of money and … Read more

Coolest Wrecking Ball Costume

Homemade Wrecking Ball Costume

My son PJ (Peter) is wearing a Homemade Wrecking Ball Costume. He had asked to be a tractor and with a little tweaking we came up with this instead. It was made using cardboard boxes, hot glue, paint, a Styrofoam ball and printed accents. It was lightweight and easy for him to hold up, especially … Read more

Coolest Homemade Artist Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Artist Halloween Costume Idea

My daughter really wanted to be an artist so we started looking at pictures on the internet, books, anything we could get our hands on. We finally found a cute outfit on the internet that my daughter loved. I first found a broom at a Halloween store. I tied the top with a rubber band … Read more

Coolest Homemade UPS Delivery Man Costume

Homemade UPS Delivery Man Costume

Ryan Schultz, our 3 year old son, was determined to be a UPS Man for Halloween this year. When looking at Halloween costume catalogs on various occasions, we asked Ryan what he wanted to be for Halloween. There were a lot of things that caught his eye, but he kept saying he wanted to be … Read more

Coolest Little Police Officer Costume


My daughter wanted to be a cop this year. So I found some size 24 mth boys fleece cargo pants and a polo style shirt both in navy blue. I made patches, name tag, and all the little details. I just used fabric paint to paint on fabric then cut the ones I liked out … Read more

Coolest Child’s Backhoe Costume

Homemade Child's Backhoe Costume

My son loves construction trucks and backhoes are his favorite by far. Of course that’s what he wanted to be for Halloween. We scoured the internet and found ONE picture of this sort of Child’s Backhoe Costume, but no directions. In the end, to make this costume we needed: 3 yards yellow felt (or yellow … Read more

Coolest Miss America Costume

Coolest Miss America Costume

To make this Miss America Costume I started with a womans dress I found at a thrift store.(I have included the before picture). Dress- cut the sleeves off and modify the style to make it more “stylish”. I used silver ribbon that looked almost like a chain to hide the parts of the dress I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Waitress Costumes

Homemade Waitress Costumes

We had twins day in office and my friend and I wanted to do something interesting. But we had no time and we didn’t want to spend too much… Our motive was just to figure out something that will give healthy competition to other contestants :). So we first thought of what are the outfits … Read more

Construction Worker Childrens Costume

My son loves construction. This was his childrens costume for nursery school, and we also used it for Halloween trick or treating. To make this childrens costume we took two pieces of cardboard, cut them into squares and then painted each one yellow (they can also be covered/wrapped with yellow construction paper). After the paint … Read more

Coolest Backhoe Loader Digger Costume

Homemade Backhoe Loader Digger Costume

My three year old son is obsessed with backhoe loaders, or diggers, and that’s all he wanted to be for Halloween. With the help of his Aunt, an art teacher, we used a diaper box for the body, another box cut in two for a front loader and back loader, lots of black duck tape … Read more